2018 USA Powerlifting Raw Baltimore Open (MD-2018-04)

2018 USA POWERLIFTING RAW BALTIMORE OPEN

 

SANCTION: USA Powerlifting Sanction #MD-2018-04

 

DATEOctober 6, 2018

 

LOCATION: Exile Fitness 8101 Pulaski Hwy Rosedale, MD 21237

 

MEET REGISTRATION LINK [FULL-LIFT]: https://usbf.regfox.com/2018-usa-powerlifting-baltimore-open; Registration will open on June 27th [Wednesday] at 1pm, and will close when the 40 lifter limit is reached.  Last year, registration closed in less than 10 minutes.

 

MEET REGISTRATION LINK [SINGLE-LIFT]: https://usbf.regfox.com/2018-usa-powerlifting-baltimore-open-single-lift; Registration will open on June 27th [Wednesday] at 1pm, and will close when we reach our target.

 

ON-LINE RELEASE FORM:  EVERYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS MEET IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THIS ON-LINE FORM.  YOU CAN SEND ME AN EMAIL PRIOR TO THE MEET AS PROOF THAT YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS FORM.  THE LINK IS https://www.jotform.com/usapowerlifting/waiver.  Please note the name of the meet as “USA POWERLIFTING BALTIMORE OPEN”.

 

WAIT LIST: Registration is expected to close the same day it opens. To be added to the waiting list, send an email to Brian@usbf.net with “USA Powerlifting Baltimore Open-Wait list” in the subject heading. In the body of the e-mail please include your full name, phone number, weight class, gender and current USA Powerlifting membership number.

  

LATEST UPDATES: YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL AND THE FACEBOOK INFORMATION PAGE

 

HOTEL: La Quinta Inn & Suites 4 Philadelphia Ct Baltimore, MD 21237 (410)574-8100

 

MEET DIRECTOR: Brian Washington, PO Box 20042 Baltimore, MD 21284-0042 (443)804-9132; brian@usbf.net

 

ELIGIBILITY: Any male or female age 8 years or over. All lifters must have a valid USA Powerlifting membership. Memberships will not be sold the day of the meet! A membership can be purchased at http://www.usapowerlifting.com/membership-application/

A valid form of photo ID is required!

 

RULEShttp://www.usapowerlifting.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/USAPL-Rulebook-2017.pdf

 

ATTIRERaw: All lifters must wear a non-supportive singlet, a non-supportive t-shirt, and athletic shoes in each event. Knee wraps, supportive suits and shirts, and boots are disallowed. Knee sleeves are allowed, provided they do not have Velcro, and are non-adjusting and non-fastening. Knee high socks are required in the deadlift.http://www.usapowerlifting.com/lifters-corner/raw-lifting/

 

ENTRY FEE: $95.00 for 1st event, $45 for additional events.  AFTER JULY 4TH, THE ENTRY FEES ARE $115 FOR 1ST EVENT AND $70 FOR ADDITIONAL EVENTS.  Entry fees are subject to processing fees.  (credit card processing fees are not included.) Absolutely NO refunds for any reason. THERE IS NO SPECTATOR FEE; ALL SPECTATORS ARE WELCOME.

 

MEET SHIRTS: 1st Shirt is included with registration.  Additional shirts are $10 each.  At the meet, shirts will be $15.

 

AWARDS: TOP 3; BEAUTIFUL 10X15 PLAQUES WILL BE GIVEN TO “BEST FULL-LIFT OPEN FEMALE”; “BEST FULL-LIFT OPEN MALE”; “BEST FULL-LIFT MASTER” [MUST BE ENTERED IN MASTERS]; “BEST BENCH”[MUST BE ENTERED IN THE BENCH DIVISION], & “BEST DEADLIFT”[MUST BE ENTERED IN DEADLIFT DIVISION].

 

SCHEDULE: Saturday, OCTOBER 6TH

·         Rack Heights start at 6:30am

·         Check-In / Official Weigh-Ins from 7:00AM to 8:30AM

·         Rules Briefing at 8:30AM

·         Lifting begins at 9:00AM

 

WEIGHT CLASSES:

MEN: 53.0Kg[sub-junior and junior lifters]; 59.0Kg; 66.0Kg; 74.0Kg; 83.0Kg; 93.0Kg; 105.0Kg; 120.0Kg; 120.0+Kg

WOMEN: 43.0Kg[sub-junior and junior lifters]; 47.0Kg; 52.0Kg; 57.0Kg; 63.0Kg; 72.0Kg; 84.0Kg; 84.0+Kg

 

CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION:

RAW OPEN FULL-LIFT [MANDATORY FOR ALL FULL-LIFT PARTICIPANTS]

SUB-CATEGORIES: RAW OPEN BENCH; RAW OPEN DEADLIFT; RAW MASTER, RAW JUNIORS, & PUSH-PULL

RAW OPEN SINGLE-LIFT [BENCH OR DEADLIFT OR PUSH-PULL]

 

ROSTER / FLIGHTS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL AND POST TO THE FACEBOOK INFORMATION PAGE

 

VOLUNTEER SPOTTER/LOADERS: If you would like to help at this meet, please contact the meet director, Brian Washington [brian@usbf.net]. Spotter/Loaders will receive free food, stipend, and t-shirt.

 

VOLUNTEER EARLY SET-UP: If you would like to help at this meet between 6:30am & 9:00am, please contact the meet director, Brian Washington [brian@usbf.net]. Early Set-up Volunteers will be helping with rack heights, t-shirts, & weigh-ins.

 

USA POWERLIFTING REFEREES:  IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE TO HELP IN ANY CAPACITY, PLEASE SEND ME AN EMAIL.

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