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Beast of the East Indoor Rowing Competition

Throw down with the fastest indoor rowers across the Atlantic provinces and see how you measure up. Rowers, CrossFitters, home workout enthusiasts – all are welcome at Beast of the East. This competition will feature three tests, completed over two weeks, to crown one Beast of the East.  Athletes must compete in all three tests to be crowned Beast of the East and receive the grand prize – a fat $250 cheque.

Three Tests. Two Weeks. One Beast.

Title Standings

Test #1: Battle of Wills

Test your mind; push your body: 5km for time
Monday, March 14 to Saturday, March 19

Submission Closed

View the full results from Test 1: The Battle of Wills

Test #2: Grip It and Rip It

It won’t be pretty: max meters in 1 minute
Sunday, March 20 to Thursday March 24

View the full results from Test 2: Grip it & Rip it

Test #3: The Humbler

No holds barred: pull your fastest 2k
Friday, March 25 to Saturday, March 26

View the full results from Test 3: The Humbler

Beast of the East Indoor Rowing Competition Poster

Age Categories

There is an age category for everyone.  All categories are as of January 1, 2022.

  • Junior (under 19)
  • Senior (ages 19-35)
  • Masters 1 (ages 36-50)
  • Masters 2 (ages 51+)
  • Lightweight (mens 75kg, womens 61.5kg)
  • Para (PR1, PR2, PR3)

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded to the following:

  • Female Beast of the East Overall Champion – $250 cash prize
  • Male Beast of the East Overall Champion – $250 cash prize
  • The top female and male finisher in each age, lightweight, and Para categories overall – Beast of the East Tee

Point System

The top athletes overall (across all age categories) from each event will earn points based on their placing. The male and female athletes who earn the most points after all three tests will be crowned Beast of the East.
Points will awarded based on the following: 1st – 10 points, 2nd – 9 points, 3rd – 8 points, 4th – 7 points, 5th – 6 points, 6th – 5 points, 7th – 4 points, 8th – 3 points, 9th – 2 points, 10th – 1 point, 11+ – 0 points.

Registration Fees

The registration fee for this event is $30 to participate in all three events and compete for the title of the Beast of the East. Fees must be made by e-transfer to rowing@rowns.ca, using the password indoorrowing.

Fees must be paid before you submit the results for your first test.

Submissions

Submissions must be made any time during the submission window for each test using the google forms links below:

    The submission window for Test #1 is Monday, March 14, 2022 at 12:01am (ADT) to Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 11:59pm (ADT).

Test 1 Submission Form

    The submission window for Test #2 is Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 12:01am (ADT) to Thursday, March 24, 2021 at 11:59pm (ADT).

Test 2 Submission Form

    The submission window for Test #3 is Friday, March 25, 2022 at 12:01am (ADT) to Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 11:59pm (ADT).
    Test 3 Submission Form

Competitor Handbook

2021 Beast of the East Competitor Handbook

Results

View the full results from Test 1: The Battle of Wills

Past Results

2020 Beast of the East Results

View the full results from 2021 Event 1: The Humbler

View the full results from 2021 Event 2: Battle of Wills

View the full results from 2021 Event 3: Grip It and Rip It

Concept 2 Model D Erg Order

Is your rowing club, gym, or home gym in need of a new erg?  This is the best deal out there.  Each year Row NS makes a special order with Concept 2 in conjunction with our indoor rowing competition. Row NS is selling new Concept 2 Model D Ergometers with a PM5 monitor for $1250 taxes, full warranty and shipping included. We are pre-selling the ergs as part of our bulk order in conjunction with the Beast of the East Indoor Rowing Competition taking place this March.

If you are interested in purchasing an erg please contact Row Nova Scotia at rowing@rowns.ca before the order deadline of Monday January 31, 2022 at 5:00pm AST.

More details here