Monkey Bars

Competitor Instructions

  1. Traverse the monkey bars from one end to the other using only the hands and arms.
  1. Ring the bell.

Failure Modes

  1. Feet touching the ground to create an advantage in completing the obstacle.
  1. Using vertical truss as a ladder to start the obstacle, traverse or
    complete the obstacle.
  2. Feet or legs touching the bars, including traversing above the
    bars on top of the obstacle.
  3. Failure to ring the bell.

Additional Notes

  1. A competitor is considered to have attempted the obstacle once both of the competitor’s feet have left the starting step.
  1. A competitor may use horizontally located truss to start the
    obstacle, or transfer during the traverse phase of the obstacle.

Source: 2023 Spartan Rules of Competition