Smoker Round III

Saturday August 21st, 2021

Location: Big Tex Gym/Black Sheep Boxing - 1921 Cedar Bend Dr. #A130, Austin, TX 78758

Big Tex classic Featuring in JOJ Classic

Saturday August 28th, 2021

Location: Will Rogers RoundUp Inn- 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Strength Games Expo at Branch Warren Classic

Saturday June 26th, 2021

Ronnie Coleman Strength Sports Expo

Saturday June 6th, 2021

Open Sparring Night - Round Two

Saturday May 15th, 2021

Houston Tournament of Champions

Saturday April 3rd, 2021/ 9:45am - 4pm

Location: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center - 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Showdown at Destination

Saturday March 13, 2021 / 9:45am - 4pm

Location: Destination Dallas Texas - 1300 NCentral Expy #300, Allen, TX 75013 

The Smoker - ATX Sparring Night


Location: Big Tex Gym


Battle of Texas Powerlifting Competition

Saturday, December 5, 2020 At 9:30 Am – 4 Pm

Location: Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas - 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039

The USS Battle of Texas Strongman Showdown

Saturday, December 5, 2020 At 9 Am – 5 Pm

Location: Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas - 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039

RPS Texas Merry Gainzmas

Saturday, December 5, 2020 At 9 Am – 4 Pm

Location: Big Tex Gym 1921 Cedar Bend Dr. #A130, Austin, TX 78758

Big Tex Open 2020

Venue: Big Tex Gym

Date: June 6th 2020

Time: 9a-5p

The Strongest @ Southeast Texas Championship

Venue: Beaumont Civic Center Address: 701 Main Street, Beaumont, TX 77701

Date: May 9th 2020

Time: 10a-4p

Texas Shredder Powerlifting - 2020

Venue: Rodney And Mary Klett Performing Art Center

Date: April 25th 2020

Time: 10a-5p

Rob Hall SSP Seminar

Venue: Big Tex Gym

Date: March 28th 2020

Time: 10a-2p

Spring Showdown RPS Meet

Big Tex Gym

Date: March 14th 2020

Time: 9a-4p

Kabuki - Principles of Loaded Movement

Venue: Big Tex Gym

Date: Feb 22nd and 23rd 2020

Time: 9a-5p

Big Tex Winter Rumble 3.0

January 11th 2020

Contest Director: Mike Lusby

Contact: Mike Lusby (703-508-9316 &

Entry Deadline: Entries will be taken until the contest starts but you must enter by 12/21/19 to be guaranteed a contest T shirt.


Weigh-in: Friday 1/10/20 from 8 am-10 am and 5 pm-7 pm. 1/11/20 from 8 am-9 am

Location: Big Tex Gym: 1921 Cedar Bend Drive, Suite # A130 Austin, TX 78758


1.) Log and axle clean and press medley (back and forth)

2.) The Bath Fitters Austin Deadlift Medley (farmers x 3, Barbell x 2, Axle Wagon Wheel x 1)

3.) Max Axle Zercher Squat Out of a Rack

4.) Yoke x max distance x 60 seconds

5.) Stone load over bar x max reps x 60 seconds

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Reindeer Game 2.0

December 21st 2019

Facebook Link: Coming Soon

Annual Charity Powerlifting Event.

Rob Hall Classic II

Nov 16th 2019

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The Rob Hall Classic will be held on November 16th Big Tex Gym in Austin, Texas. The Rob Hall Classic is a raw with wraps meet, but raw lifters are welcomed to sign up. The Rob Hall Classic will only have one division, Raw with Wraps. Cash prizes will be awarded to the Biggest Total for male and female. If a lifter wants to Wear sleeves and totals higher than someone with wraps they will be awarded the prize. The weight classes will be comprised of four divisions, Light weight, Light Middleweight, MiddleWeight, and Heavyweight. The lifters will squat off a monolift, so each lifter gets to choose if they want to walk it out on squats or swing the monolift open. Registration for the The Rob Hall Classic is officially open........This meet will cap at 45 lifters. Please share!!"

Dia De Las Strongwomen

Nov 2nd 2019

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About this Event:

Come on out to Big Tex Gym in Austin, Texas on Saturday 11/2/19 to test your strength on some classic Strongman events. There will be vendors/sponsors, music, food, games and fun for both competitors and spectators alike! Check out the facebook link for more info!

Austin Fit Festival

October 26th 2019

Facebook Link: Coming Soon

Local social network gathering for all fitness enthusiast.

Cerberus USA presents Invader Coffee USS Pro Women's Worlds 2019

Date: October 5th 2019

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Big Tex Gym Strongman is proud to announce that we are partnering with Rogue American Apparel to host Pro Women's Worlds 2019 at the Rogue American Compound on beautiful Lake Travis just outside Austin, TX! Stay tuned for more details about awesome sponsors, activities for spectators (live band, beer, food, etc...) and a sweet after party right on the lake just down the road from Rogue American.

BigTex Sponsored Athlete Search II

September 28th 2019

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BigTex Gym is excited to announce the 2nd annual Athlete Search!

This is a non-sanctioned competition with the ultimate goal of sponsoring TWO outstanding athletes from our Bodybuilding Community.

**Trophies, incredible swag and $1200 CASH will be awarded to TWO overall winners!! We also decided to add a "Novice" prize to pick one novice winner to pay for their next competition entry as well** For more info, please follow us on our facebook page.


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Big Tex Gym

1921 Cedar Bend Dr,

Suite # A 130,

Austin, TX 78758

Phone. 512-775-7838