SA Army Fittest Soldier

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SA Army Fittest Soldier COmpetitiON (13)
2019
SA ARMY INFANtRY FORMATION, OUDTSHOORN
1 - 6 September 2019
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All members (participants & officials) must pre-register online (below) between 26 Aug 2019 and 31 Aug 2019.  This is to speed up the clearing in phase on 01 Sep 2019.

 

On arrival at Oudtshoorn (Infantry School), all members (participants and officials) are to report to the Registration Room at the Infanteris (sport field) for registration.

REGISTER

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COMPETITIONS

 

There are multiple competitions held within this competition:

  • Individual Competition per Category (all participants compete within this competition per age grouping)

  1. Men up to 34 years.
  2. Men 35 to 44 years.
  3. Men 45 to 49 years.
  4. Men 50 years and older.
  5. Women up to 30 years.
  6. Women 31 to 39 years.
  7. Women 40 to 49 years.
  8. Women 50 years and older.
  • Unit Team Competition (participants will compete against each other within the same unit to represent this team according to age categories)

  • Formation Team Competition (participants will compete against each other within the same Formation to represent this team according to age categories).

  • Formation HQ Team Competition (participants will compete against each other within the same Formation HQ to represent this team according to age categories).

  • SNR Soldier Competition (Generals, OC's, FSM's, RSM's):  These participants according to appointment will participate within the Endurance Walk/Run) - SNR soldiers competing within the entire competition will automatically partake within this competition as well.

  • Overall Best Male.  Best overall male regardless of age category.

  • Overall Best Female.  Best overall female regardless of age category.

RULES & REGULATIONS

SA ARMY FITTEST SOLDIER COMPETITION

PROTOCOLS

 

All participants will compete within the following protocols:

Pool Crossing - swim accross a pool (with or without a life jacket).

Bleep Test - 20m cross running.  

Infantry Surprise - running event with obstacles.

Illinois Agility Test - Illinois Agility Test running.

Sit-Ups & Push-Ups.  Sit-ups and Push-ups within 2 minutes each.

4Km Walk - 4km Walk in accordance with walking rules.

2.4km Run - 2.4km Running event.

Endurance Walk/Run.  15-20km Run with big bag and sand bag (within the big bag).

 

As seen FUN RUN and BACKWARDS/SIDEWAYS running has been removed as it is no longer protocols with the SANDF competition.

PENALTIES

 

PENALTIES ARE AWARDED ACCORDING TO MISTAKES BEING MADE BY PARTICIPANTS:

 

Pool Crossing - 5 minutes allowed to cross swimming pool.  You must start outside the swimming pool.

 

Bleep Test - Not allowed to cross lanes.  Must not leave lane before Bleep is sounded and must cross lane before next bleep is sounded.

 

Surprise - must cross the obstacles, if not time penalty will be awarded.

 

Illinois Agility Test - Subjects should lie on their front (head to the start line) and hands by their shoulders. On the 'Go' command the stopwatch is started, and the athlete gets up as quickly as possible and runs around the course in the direction indicated, without knocking the cones over, to the finish line, at which the timing is stopped.  Penalties are awarded; 1 second added for every cone that you knock over.

 

Sit-Ups & Push-Ups.  Must execute exercise according to military standards - rest on top.

 

4Km Walk - Must not wear full tracksuit pants (knees must be visible).  Must have one foot grounded - severe penalties will be added (time) should you run - no warnings.

 

Endurance Walk/Run.  Sand Bag will be weight before and afterwards - penalty will be awarded should the weight differ.

IN GENERAL

 

  • All members must partake in all protocols.  Only a medical certificate will be allowed to withdraw a member. 
  • Ensure to be on time at a protocol, you MUST run within your group - if you miss your grouping, you miss that protocol. 
  • Results will be available on this WebSite on a daily bases after the Flower Ceremony (all to attend).
RESULTS (select when completed)

 

Results will be made available on completion of the afternoon's flower ceremony.  You may download the results here in PDF format (simply select from the list below)

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