The Iron Maidens Raw Open is an all female powerlifting competition hosted by Crossfit South Brooklyn and they’re raising money for a scholarship for Grace Outreach Students! 65 women are competing in Iron Maidens this year from all over the East Coast. Each woman gets 3 attempts to test how much they can lift in squat, bench press and deadlift.
The Inaugural Iron Maidens Stay Strong Scholarship will assist Grace Outreach students who have no access to financial aid pay their college tuition for 1 year.
The Iron Maidens Raw Open is happening this Saturday, March 5th in Brooklyn! Grace Outreach Social Studies Instructor, Derrian, Math Tutor Bintou, and College Prep Program Director, Danae are all competing in this event.
The event is FREE and open to the public. Here’s information about it if you want come cheer us on:
Place: Crossfit South Brooklyn, 597 Degraw
Time: 9 AM – 7 PM
And here’s a link to the fundraising site if you want to donate to the Iron Maidens Stay Strong Scholarship: