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 here. Drug 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.
ENTRY FEE: $65
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Roster and flights will be posted to the USA Powerlifting Maryland web site and the Facebook event page in March.