We are very happy to announce that The Texas Open is now an official leg of the World Kettlebell Grand Prix series! We are still an independent competition but we are partnering with World Association of Kettlebell Sport Clubs and will be able to bring in some special guests and offer official rankings with Ketacademy.

Texas Kettlebell Academy and Orange Kettlebell Club are happy to hold The Texas Open in Austin. We hope to set a new standard and help bring a new level of consistency, professionalism and judging to the US Kettlebell scene.

Location: The World Famous Dallas Nightclub 7113 Burnet Rd, Austin TX 78757

May 22: Early Weigh-ins 4-10pm at Texas Kettlebell Academy

May 23: 9am late weigh ins 10-5pm Competition

May 24: Day 1 Sport Camp with Rachinskiy, and Marasanov. Full Day of Biathlon, Long Cycle, specialized mobility, GPP and programming.

May 25th: Day 2 Sport Camp with Camp Brittany van Schravendijk holding a snatch clinic and Chris Doenlen holding a Nutrition Clinic.

We will be lifting under Ketacademy Rankings and will include Long Cycle for Women who want to use doubles.

The weight divisions for the Texas Open 2015 are:

Men (10 min events) Biathlon, Long Cycle (16kg, 20kg, 24kg, 28kg, 32kg)

  • Under 75kg
  • 75kg+-85kg
  • 85kg+-95kg
  • over 95kg

Women (10min events) Snatch, Biathlon (Snatch/OAJ), OALC (12kg, 16kg, 20kg, 24kg)

  • Under 55kg
  • 55kg+-65kg
  • over 65kg

Women's 2 arm long cycle will be an open weight division.

Long Cycle (12kg, 16kg, 20kg, 24kg)

ANYONE LIFTING FOR RANK can still achieve this rank by making weight according to the KetAcademy weight divisions.

There will be two Overall Champions decided and two Texas champions decided (must have TX residence).

Please check back regularly for more info!