2021 USA POWERLIFTING BALTIMORE RAW OPEN
SANCTION : USA Powerlifting Sanction #MD-2021-03
DATE : September 4, 2021
LOCATION : Exile Fitness 8303 Pulaski Hwy Rosedale, MD 21237
MEET REGISTRATION LINK :
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON MAY 26TH [WEDNESDAY] AT 1PM, AND WILL CLOSE WHEN THE 42 LIFTER LIMIT IS REACHED. Last year, registration closed in less than 20 minutes. MAKE SURE THAT YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS CURRENT BEFORE YOU REGISTER.
ON-LINE RELEASE FORM : Everyone associated with this meet is required to complete this on-line form. The link is https://www.jotform.com/usapowerlifting/waiver . Please note the name of the meet as “2021 USA POWERLIFTING BALTIMORE OPEN”. Once you complete and submit this on-line form, USA POWERLIFTING will send you an email. Forward this email to me [firstname.lastname@example.org ] as proof that you have completed this form.
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 email@example.com with “Wait List – USA POWERLIFTING Baltimore Open” 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 :
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/
RULES : https://www.usapowerlifting.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/USAPL-Rulebook-v2019.5.pdf
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 : $115.00 for 1 st event, $50 for additional events. Entry fees are subject to credit card processing fees. NO refunds for any reason. COACH & SPECTATOR FEE IS $10. COACH PASSES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE ON-LINE WITH YOUR REGISTRATION.
MEET SHIRTS : 1 st Shirt is included for free. Additional shirts are $10 each. At the meet, shirts will be $15.
AWARDS : TOP 3; TOP 3; BEST LIFTER AWARDS [MEN F-L, WOMEN F-L, MEN MASTERS F-L, WOMEN MASTERS F-L, MEN BP, & WOMEN BP]
SCHEDULE : Saturday, Sept. 4 th : 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
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; 69Kg, 76.0Kg; 84.0Kg; 84.0+Kg
RAW CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION :
MANDATORY FOR ALL LIFTERS: OPEN FULL-LIFT, MASTERS F-L, JUNIORS F-L, TEEN F-L, & YOUTH F-L
CROSS-OVER DIVISIONS : OPEN BP, & OPEN DL
ROSTER / FLIGHTS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL. MAKE SURE THAT EASTCOASTPOWER@COMCAST.NET AND BRIAN@BNWASHINGTON.COM IS IN YOUR CONTACT LIST.
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.
COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS : ALL ATHLETES, OFFICIALS, COACHES, AND SPECTATORS MUST WEAR MASKS AND/OR SHIELDS, BEFORE, DURING, AND FOLLOWING COMPETITION. THAT MEANS “EVERYONE MUST WEAR A MASK ALL OF THE TIME”. STAY ON TOP OF THINGS BY READING INFORMATION AT: https://www.usapowerlifting.com/covid-19-update-page/
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