2017 USA Powerlifting Equinox Open (MD-2017-08)
Crossfit Top Tier
6570 Dobbin Rd Columbia, MD 21045 http://www.toptiercolumbiacrossfit.com/
Meet Director: Brad Couillard
Registration will close on November 18th, 2017, OR when 120 entries are received, whichever comes first.
Saturday, December 9th, 2017
6:45 AM – Athlete check-in for morning session
7:00-8:30 AM – Morning Session Weigh-In
8:30-8:45 AM – Rules Briefing
9:00 AM –Morning session lifting starts
11:45 AM – Athlete check-in for afternoon session
12:00 PM -1:30 PM – Afternoon session weigh in
1:45 PM -2:00 PM – Rules Briefing
2:00 PM – Afternoon session lifting starts
**All Times are tentative & subject to change
Eligibility & Membership
Open to all lifters age 14 and above. All athletes must have an active membership with USA Powerlifting. Memberships will not be sold the day of the meet. Membership cards can be purchased at
Proof of membership will be required during check-in. Please have a copy of your membership card (or e-mail proof of purchase) and a valid ID when you arrive.
A one piece lifting suit (singlet) is mandatory for all athletes! ALL equipment must conform to USA Powerlifting standards. Please see the USA Powerlifting Rule Book for information regarding personal attire:
There will be a Raw divison and a single-ply Equipped division. All supportive equipment MUST be listed on the IPF approved list. The list 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. 10% of the lifters at this meet will be drug tested for prohibited substances. For the WADA Prohibited Substance list: Click here
Women: 47 kg, 52 kg, 57 kg, 63 kg, 72 kg, 84 kg, 84 kg+
Men: 59 kg, 66 kg, 74 kg, 83 kg, 93 kg, 105 kg, 120 kg, 120 kg+
1st – 3rd in each weight class for each division. Open division is the default division. Entry into Teen, Junior or Masters divisions can be added below.
Best Lifter Award for overall best Male & Female lifter
Meet will be a Two-Platform meet with a maximum of 120 competitors.
Registration will close when the roster reaches 120 athletes.
To be considered for the waiting list, please contact the meet director by e-mail with “2017 Equinox Open” in the subject line, along with your full name, gender, and weight class in the body of the email.
ENTRY FEE: $95, including meet T-shirt & default entry into the Open Division
Additional Divisions (Teen, Jr or Masters) $25
Spectators & Coaches Fee: $10
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Check the Facebook Event page or website for updates or email the meet director at firstname.lastname@example.org