Weight for Distance
Heavy & Light
Heavy Weight for Distance
Women's Heavy Weight for Distance (WFD) is a 28 pound*weight that is comprised of links of chain and a handle that cannot exceed 18" in total length. The weight is thrown for three attempts with one hand in a throwing box measuring 4'6" x 9'. The thrower must keep one foot inside this area and not step over the back line or field side of the trig or the throw is a foul.
*Women's Masters over 40 years old and Lightweight throwers use a 21 pound weight.
Lightweight for Distance
Women's Light WFD is thrown just as Heavy WFD but a 14 pound weight is thrown by all classes.