Bavarian Strongmen

Saturday, Okt 19th

Continuing a very noble and worthy tradition, our action-packed ‘Bavarian Strongmen’ competition is the ultimate team event. Back again to sponsor the event is two of the biggest and most Bavarian names in athletics – King of Cakes German Bakery and German Sausage Hut.

Competitions Include:

  • Jockey Race
  • Krapfen {Jam Donut} Eating
  • Barrel Race
  • Nailing
  • Tug of War
  • Stein Holding

It’s a group competition where teams compete to become the ultimate Bavarian Strongmen. It’s never too early to start your preparations for the 2019 event! So grab two mates and start practising your keg rolling, Krapfen {Jam Donut} eating, and other important German life-skills today.

Registration @ Info Tent: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Max 8 teams of 3 people per team (First in, best dressed)
Rounds 1 & 2 – 1:30pm-2:15pm @ Oktoberfest Tent
Rounds 3 & 4 – 2:45pm-3:30pm @ Oktoberfest Tent
Finals – 4:45pm-5:30pm @ Oktoberfest Tent

Congratulations to our 2018 winners: Ze Fritzels (Geoff Shield, Kyle Bernard and Josh Lahey)


Are you prepping your 2019 team to take down the reigning champs? Let us know! Post your video to our Facebook Page or send it to us at We’ll help cheer you on pre and during the competition! Who knows- you might even score free tickets to the Festival!

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