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Bar Monkey Festival 2018

  • Dalkey Cuala GAA Hyde Park, Hyde Road Dalkey Ireland (map)

Bar Monkey Festival is back!

Ireland's National Calisthenics Competition returns this year on May 26th and it promises to be another special occassion not to be missed !

For all enthusiasts towards Calisthenics and bodyweight movement in general, this is an amazing experience to be involved in, with the best Athletes in the country involved to see who can become Ireland's National Calisthenics Champion in 2018!

With open sessions throughout the day for people to come along and learn somemthing new, this is a perfect day for people to come and discover all about Calisthenics!

We also have Ireland's Underage Competitions at under 10 and over 10 categories!

We have very special guests this year lined up as judges:

- Melanie Driessen ( Netherlands )

World Street Workout Champion and one of the biggest names in Calisthenics Worldwide,  it is an absolute honour to announce Melanie will be in attendance this year as one of our judges! Melanie promises to be amazing on the day, with some top level displays from her, and with a world champion ruling over the competitions, they promise to be amazing!

- Starboyasian_BarSparta ( England )

Starboy is a member of Team BarSparta, founder of BarSparta Bristol, and has competed in the Bahrain World Cup with Barsparta, where they finished second, in 2015! One of the best worldwide Calisthenics Athletes it will be absolutely amazing getting to see him in action at this years event!

- Colin Dojat ( France )

Colin is a French Athlete, who we had the privilege to meet at the Royalbarzz International Calisthenics Cup, and he has some unbelievable static strength! He will be an absolutely amazing addition to this years event and the perfect judge to look at statics this year!

An event not to be missed by any Bodyweight training enthusiasts around the country!

Open Sessions 2:00-4:00pm

There will open sessions from 2-4, with our full rig of equipment set up giving people the opportunity to try some new things and learn from the vast amount of other people there, perfect for kids and adults to learn some new monkey tricks!

Ireland's National Junior Calisthenics Competitions 4:00-5:00pm



Under 10 & Over 10 Categories

Ireland's National Junior Calisthenics Competitions will take place at 2:00pm, which is a fantastic occasion for these under age groups to showcase their skills and how bright the future of Calisthenics is in Ireland! 

This is an amazing section of the event and we hope you can come along and show your support to these young athletes! There is some amazing talent in this age group and they won't dissapoint!

They are an amazing example for other kids to see and look up, so it is a fantastic for all to be involved in!

Ireland's National Calisthenics Competition 5:00pm



Ireland's National Freestyle Calisthenics Competition for 2018!

This is our third year running the competition and each year we have seen amazing performances from athletes, and this year promises to be no different!

We have seen an amazing rise in standards at the event the past two years, and this year promises to be even higher again! It is an amazing privilege to be able to bring these athletes together to showcase their talent and for everyone involved it is an amazing display to witness!

To register for the Adult Competition please fill out the application form linked below which also contains all the details for all athletes.

Bar Monkey Festival Athletes Registration Form

Come along and show your support for the athletes involved, it promises to be an amazing event!


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More information to follow.


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