2019 USA POWERLIFTING BALTIMORE RAW FULL-LIFT OPEN
SANCTION: USA Powerlifting Sanction #MD-2019-04
DATE: October 5, 2019
LOCATION: Exile Fitness 8101 Pulaski Hwy Rosedale, MD 21237 [EXILE WILL BE MOVING SOON. WE WILL SEND OUT AN EMAIL BLAST WHEN THE NEW GYM OPENS]
MEET REGISTRATION LINK: https://usbf.regfox.com/2019-usa-pl-baltimore-raw-open; Registration will open on June 26th [Wednesday] at 1pm, and will close when the 50 lifter limit is reached. Last year, registration closed in less than 20 minutes.
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 RAW FULL-LIFT OPEN”.
WAIT LIST: Registration is expected to close the same day it opens or very soon after. To be added to the waiting list, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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; email@example.com
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/
DRUG TESTING: This is a drug tested event. For more info: http://www.usapowerlifting.com/drug-testing/
ATTIRE: Raw: 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. Entry fees are subject to credit card processing fees. After July 24th, $15 late fee will be added. NO refunds for any reason. SPECTATOR FEE IS $5.
MEET SHIRTS: 1st Shirt is included is free. Additional shirts are $10 each. At the meet, shirts will be $15.
AWARDS: TOP 3; BEAUTIFUL 10X15 PLAQUES WILL BE GIVEN TO BEST LIFTERS: OPEN FEMALE, OPEN MALE, MASTER, JUNIORS/TEEN, BEST BENCH, & BEST DEADLIFT. [BEST BENCHER MUST BE ENTERED IN BENCH PRESS DIVISION, AND BEST DEADLIFT MUST BE ENTERED IN DEADLIFT DIVISION].
SCHEDULE: Saturday, Oct. 5th: Rack Heights start at 6:30am. Check-In / Weigh-in from 7:00am to 8:30am. Rules briefing at 8:30AM, lifting begins at 9:00am
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 PARTICIPANTS]
RAW SUB-CATEGORIES: OPEN BENCH; OPEN DEADLIFT; YOUTH FULL-LIFT, TEENS FULL-LIFT, JUNIORS FULL-LIFT, & MASTERS FULL-LIFT
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 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. 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 [email@example.com]. 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.