Iron Woman Competition
Rules and Procedures
Each woman must possess the following to partake in the Iron Woman
- Skirt, Bodice & Mop Cap
- Cast Iron Frying Pan
- Needle, Threat and Patch
- Man to Participate with Them
competition will run as follows:
- Each competitor will start off in their chemise
and will have to get fully dressed (skirt, bodice and mop cap) Must be fully dressed
including lacing and tying up the bodice fully - 10
- Run a short distance and will have to throw a
frying pan at three different targets
5 frying pans will be provided for throwing.
Once you have thrown all 5, you must proceed to the next
stage. - 10
second penalty for each target missed.
- Run a short distance pick up your needle,
threat and patch and sew a patch on the chemise chest of your chosen
man. 15 strokes of the needle and threat must be completed - 10 second penalty.
- Run, skip or jump hand and hand with your man
to the tavern, pour two beers or a substitute beverage and drink it
completely and say together “God Save the King” or “Long Live President Madison” - 20
second penalty not finishing the drinks.
time will be considered the champion!!!
Judges and timers decisions are final.
Remember it is all in good
Caution - Be careful
when participating!!! Running, jumping, needles, frying pans and
beverage drinking is involved. Judge
Iron Women Hall of Fame
2000 - One
Four Directions Flint & Feather
2003 - Laura Jones
Royal Newfoundland Regiment
2004 - Judie Glen
Glen Farms Past Times
2005 - Sharon Miller
The Seamstress Miller
2006 - Leigh Hodgins
25th US Infantry
2008 - Amanda Wright Norfolk