Rally Guide




The 2025 Steel Horse Strongman Showdown

Riverfront Pavilion
100 N B St., Fort Smith, AR 72901
Start Time: 10:00 AM, May 3rd, 2025

The Steel Horse Strongman Showdown returns to the 2025 Steel Horse Rally and you're invited to come watch this incredible event as competitors battle in head-to-head competitions! The Iron Warehouse in Fort Smith along with the Steel Horse Rally are proud to present this Strongman Corporation sanctioned event. The event is free to watch.

Presented by the Iron Warehouse and the Steel Horse Rally, the event will be a Strongman Corporation Nationals invite for qualifying classes. This is a Strongman Corporation sanctioned event. For more information about the 2025 event, look for details coming soon. And for athletes who want more information about qualifying for the event, rules, and fees, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Some of the events featured at the 2024 Steel Horse Strongman Showdown included:

Keg Clean & Press for Reps

Athletes will have 60 seconds to clean & press a Keg from the floor and press it overhead. Athletes must clean and press each rep. 

Single Hand Farmer Carry/Yoke  

Athletes will start with their right hand on the Farmer handle then carry the Farmer Handle 25ft before setting the handle down and grabbing with the left hand to comeback 25ft with Farmer Handle. Then athlete will transition to Yoke and carry the Yoke 25ft down and back. There will be a 60 second time limit for all competitors. 

Sandbag Throw Ladder (12ft women/15ft men)

Athletes will start 10ft back from first sandbag with their hand on the apparatus. Once given the "GO" command, athletes will begin throwing each sandbag over the bar in ascending weight. Each previous sandbag must be thrown over the bar before the next heavier bag can be attempted. Time ends once the 3rd sandbag goes over the bar and hits the floor. 45 second time limit.

Car Deadlift

Athletes will deadlift a car for as many reps as possible in 60 secs.  


Meet Director
Beau Fore
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