2021 USA Powerlifting
Maryland State Championships (MD-2021-07)
In partnership with Top Tier Columbia
6570 Dobbin Road
Columbia, MD 21045
Meet Director-Michael Sichelman email@example.com
Registration will close on October 20, 2021 or when entry limit is reached
November 20, 2021
7:00 AM – Athlete check-in for morning session
7:15-8:45 AM – Morning session weigh in
8:45-9:00 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. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF CHANGES IN START TIMES DUE TO POLICIES IN PLACE BY THE CDC, STATE OF MARYLAND, COUNTY & USA POWERLIFTING. ALL REGISTERED LIFTERS WILL RECEIVE E-MAILS OF ANY CHANGES.
Open to all lifters residing in Maryland or Washington, DC, age 8 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 USAPL 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, 69 kg, 76kg, 84 kg, 84 kg+
Men: 59 kg, 66 kg, 74 kg, 83 kg, 93 kg, 105 kg, 120 kg, 120 kg+
Youth Weight Classes (Ages 8-13 only:)
Women: 30 kg, 35 kg, 40kg
Men: 30 kg, 35 kg, 40 kg, 44 kg, 48 kg
1st – 3rdin 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 “2020 Maryland States” in the subject line, along with your full name, gender, and weight class in the body of the email.
ENTRY FEE: $90, includes entry into any one division
Additional divisions (Teen, Jr, Masters, etc) $25
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 3:00 PM ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 AT THE LIFTING CAST WEBSITE