USA Powerlifting COVID-19 Update for Upcoming Events

USA Powerlifting COVID-19 Update for Upcoming Events

March 14, 2020

High School Nationals
USA Powerlifting will be postponing the 2020 USA Powerlifting High School National Championships following Texas Governor Gregg Abbott’s Emergency Declaration. The rescheduled date of the Championships is June 30th – July 2nd 2020, in Killeen Texas.

Championship Director and Vice President of USA Powerlifting, Johnny Graham, is working hard to reorganize the event and to communicate with all athletes and coaches. More details will be shared via email.

Open Nationals
Open National Championships dates remain the same, May 7-10.  With this championships being seven weeks away, we will continue to plan for the event as scheduled.

Collegiate Nationals
Dates and venue options are still being explored for the reschedule of this championship.  We anticipate solidifying the dates and event details in the next few weeks.

State and Local Events
All remaining USA Powerlifting events remain planned and scheduled at this time. If an event is canceled due to government or facility request, the event director will be notifying all registered participants.   Our goal as an organization and as well as our meet directors is to carry on with events as planned or if absolutely necessary, postpone to a later date. Should you have any questions concerning an event you are registered for, please contact the individual meet director.

As stated in previous releases, the Executive Committee is consistently monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will continue sharing information as it becomes available.

As all decisions made during the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the health and safety of USA Powerlifting members, volunteers, and supporters remains the top priority of USA Powerlifting. All guidelines laid out by the Center For Disease Control, State Governments, and the Federal Government as it pertains to COVID-19 will continue to be followed by the organization.


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