Massachusetts Open Powerlifting Championships

 

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Championship Information

Sanctioned By: USA Powerlifting (USAPL)

Meet Director: Michael Zawilinski

Date, Time, Place: Saturday, December 8, 2012 starting at 9:00 a.m. at Holiday Inn, 929 Hingham Street, Rockland, MA 02370

Eligibility: Must be a registered USAPL Member (memberships sold at weigh-ins. No qualifying totals required.)

Uniforms: One piece lifting suits are mandatory for all contestants! As well as non-supportive briefs without legs for competition and weigh-ins. ALL equipment must conform to USAPL standards, supportive suits, shirts and wraps must manufactured by Inzer, Titan or Metal all others are not allowed. For further clarification please visit www.usapowerlifting.com/committees/technical or contact the meet director.

Weight Classes:

Men: 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 220, 242, 275, 275+

Women: 97, 105, 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 198+

Championship Awards:

  1. Awards will be presented to 1st – 5th place finishers for each weight class and division.
  2. Champion of Champion award to the best overall men/women’s lifters – both Raw and Equipped.
  3. Team trophies will be presented for 1st – 5th place [Men/Women and Combined Teams].

 Technical Rules:

This competition is sanctioned by USA Powerlifting and all USAPL/IPF Technical rules will be followed. The Technical rules can viewed here: www.usapowerlifting.com/committees/technical

 Drug Testing: There will be a urinalysis test given and a release form to be signed by each and every contestant competing. Failure to submit to and/or passing the drug test will result in DISQUALIFICATION.

 Admission for spectators and personal coaches: $5.00 at the door.

Official Qualifier for:

  • 2013 Collegiate Nationals, Killeen, TX, April 12-14
  • 2013 High School Nationals, Denver, CO
  • 2013 Master’s Nationals, Orlando, FL, May 3-5
  • 2013 Women’s Nationals, Orlando, FL, May 19-20
  • 2013 Teen/Junior/Men’s Nationals, Killeen, TX
  • 2013 Raw Nationals, Orlando, FL, July 19-21
  • 2013 Bench Press Nationals, Atlanta, GA
  • 2013 Deadlift/Push-Pull Nationals, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Qualifying totals must be achieved, for more information please review www.usapowerlifting.com

 Hotel Information

Holiday Inn- Rockland

Address: 929 Hingham Street, Rockland, MA 02370

Tel: (781) 871-0545

Cost: $109.00+ tax per night for a single or double.

Reference the Group Code: USA POWERLIFTING

 


Preliminary Time Table of Events

Saturday: December, 8 2012

Session I

Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom

  • 7:00 to 8:30 am – Weigh-in/Equipment check for ALL women’s weight classes.
  • 7:00 to 8:30 am – Weigh-in/Equipment check for men’s weight classes: 114 through 165
  • 8:30 to 9:00 am – Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
  • 9:00am to 1:00 pm – Competition Lifting
  • 1:00 to 2:00 pm – Awards presentation / Drug-testing protocol

Session II

Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom

  • 11:00 am to 12:30 pm – Weigh-in/Equipment check for men’s wt classes: 181 through SHW
  • 12:30 to 1:00 pm – Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
  • 1:00 to 6:00 pm – Competition lifting
  • 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Awards presentation / Drug-testing protocol


Nominations

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