First Annual Northeast Winter Classic

Winter Classic

Mass Lift is proud to present the First Annual Northeast Winter Classic.  This Championship powerlifting event is open to all lifters regardless of age or division.  Drug-free USA Powerlifting (USAPL) has grown exponentially over the past few years in New England, and the Northeast Winter Classic will showcase some of the best new talent in the region.  The Wonderland Ballroom in Revere, MA will host the event on Sunday, February 24th 2013.  Don’t miss the chance to compete at this top notch Championship against some of New England’s best lifters!

Meet Directors: Luis Jaimes
Eligibility Requirements:Open to all powerlifters. All lifters competing in the championship must be a member of U.S.A.
Powerlifting [Membership cards can be purchased at registration and the weigh-ins]. Please take into
consideration this is a drug-tested competition.
Weight Classes [lbs]:
Men: 114(COL/HS/Teen/Jr. only), 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 220, 242, 275, & 275+
Women: 97(COL/HS/Teen/Jr. only), 105, 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 198+

High School Junior Varsity
High School Varsity
Bench Press Only
Deadlift Only

Awards will be presented to all 1st – 3rd place finishers, for each division by Wilks formula. Champion of
Champions award will be presented to the best overall male and female lifters in the powerlifting
competitions – Raw and Equipped. The overall best lifters will be determined by the Wilks formula.
Awards will be presented to the 1st – 3rd place teams.

Technical Rules:
This competition is sanctioned by U.S.A. Powerlifting. The U.S.A. Powerlifting Technical Rules
can be found here:
Note: APT gear/wraps are no longer approved by IPF or USAPL
All lifters must wear a one-piece lifting or wrestling singlet
and are required to have a state or school photo ID for weigh-ins and drug testing.

All spectators and personal coaches may enjoy the competition for a fee of $5.00 per
Time Table:
Sunday- February 24, 2013 Wonderland Ballroom Revere, MA
8:30 am to 10:00 am – Weigh-in & equipment check (Photo ID required for Weigh-in)
10:00 am to 10:30 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up
10:30 am – Competition lifting for all athletes
– Awards Presentation and Drug-Testing Protocol to follow competition

USA Powerlifting – Who We Are
USA Powerlifting (formerly American Drug Free Powerlifting Association, Inc.) is the leading
powerlifting organization in the United States. USA Powerlifting is a member of the International
Powerlifting Federation (IPF), the governing body of powerlifting internationally. The IPF is
comprised of member federations of 100+ countries on six continents. USA Powerlifting, through its
affiliation with the IPF, also sends a national team to participate in the World Games. The World
Games is an international multi-sports event hosted by the International World Games Association
(IWGA) that falls under the direct patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The
event consists of official sports and demonstration sports selected from those not included in the
Olympic Games. The Games are held every fourth year, following the year of the Summer Olympics.

Wonderland Ballroom:

» Located only 6 miles from Downtown Boston and just steps away from the MBTA Blue Line

» State of the art audio and lighting provided by Audio Spectrum, Inc

» 1,000 car parking lot adjacent to venue

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The mission of Mass-Lift Powerlifting is to promote drug-free powerlifting competitions, training seminars, and fitness events throughout the country. Overall, our goal is to promote a healthy and active lifestyle that will encourage strength and fitness enthusiasts to compete at local, national and international level.