2017 USA Powerlifting District Open

2017 USA Powerlifting District Open
Sanction: DC-2017-01

This is a one platform, two session meet capped at 50 lifters. Registration will open in 2 phases:

• Jan. 8, 2017 at 8pm – 25 spots will be available for early registration for DC residents or Balance Gym members only.  REGISTRATION LINK: https://form.jotform.com/63615695560160

• Jan. 15, 2017 at 8pm – all remaining spots will open for general registration. REGISTRATION LINK: https://form.jotform.com/70028449115149

Registration will close on March 11, 2017, OR when 50 entries are received, whichever comes first. This meet is likely to fill up so register ASAP!

DATE:  April 1, 2017

LOCATION:  Balance Gym Thomas Circle, 1339 Green Ct. NW, Washington, D.C., 20005

AWARDS:  Awards will be given to 1st-3rd place in each weight class/division and to the best male and female lifter by Wilks score.

Women:  43 (Teen/Junior only), 47, 52, 57, 63, 72, 84, 84+(kgs)

Men:  53 (Teen/Junior only), 59, 66, 74, 83, 93, 105, 120, 120+(kgs)

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (one platform, two sessions):    

  • Session 1 (Women and lightweight men)
    • 6:45am: Athlete check-in opens
    • 7:00-8:30am: Weigh-in
    • 8:45am: Athlete briefing
    • 9:00am-1:00pm: Lifting
  • Session 2 (Heavyweight men)
    • 12:00-1:30pm: Weigh-in
    • 1:45pm: Athlete briefing
    • 2:00pm-6pm: Lifting

The exact division between lightweight/heavyweight men will be determined once registration is full.

Awards will be given at the conclusion of lifting for each session.
RULES:  This meet will follow USA Powerlifting rules, which can be found hereDrug testing will be conducted, please verify that all your medications and supplements are not prohibited and obtain a Therapeutic Use Exemption if necessary. Please see the USA Powerlifting Anti-Doping page for more information.

USA Powerlifting Memberships: USA Powerlifting membership is required and must be purchased prior to the competition. Please go to USA Powerlifting Membership Application to purchase.


MEET T-SHIRT:  Meet T-shirts are available for pre-order for $15.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check the Facebook event for updates or email the meet director at allie.feras@gmail.com

Roster and flights will be posted to the USA Powerlifting Maryland web site and the Facebook event page in March.

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