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2017 USA Powerlifting Washington State Championships

March 18, 2017 @ 7:00 am - March 19, 2017 @ 7:00 am

2017 USA Powerlifting Washington State Championships

March 18 & 19, 2017 (WA-2017-01)

 Meet Director
Danna Snow
E-Mail dsnowpfz@gmail.com

This event is FULL!! Please register for the waiting list. If a spot opens up, I’ll contact you. It is first come, first serve. 

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Tacoma Strength and Conditioning

2354 Jefferson Ave

Tacoma, Washington 98402


Preliminary Schedule for Lifting

Saturday – Mar 18, 2017 ALL WOMEN + MEN 53kg-83kg

Morning session: Weigh in 6:00am-7:30am

Platform 1 lifting begins at 8:00am
Platform 2 lifting begins at 8:00am

 Afternoon session: Weigh in 12:30am-2:00pm

Platform 1 lifting begins at 2:30pm
Platform 2 lifting begins at 2:30pm


Sunday – Mar 19, 2017 MEN (93KG_120+KG

Morning session: Weigh in 7:00am-8:30am

Platform 1 lifting begins at 9:00am
Platform 2 lifting begins at 9:00am



Lifting Schedule: Please do not contact me asking about when you will lift. All participants will be notified by e-mail of the final schedule approximately 2 weeks before Mar 18. Please make sure to look from emails from dsnowpfz@gmail.com.


Spectators Admission = $5 at the door (this includes coaches)

Under 12 years of age free


Any USA Powerlifting member is eligible to compete in this event. There are no pre-qualifications. All lifters will have the opportunity to set State and American records during this event. If you are new to USA Powerlifting, you can become a member at www.usapowerlifting.com.


Custom Awards: Awards will be given to 1st – 5th in each age and weigh division in powerlifting, bench press, and deadlift. Special awards will be given to best lifters and to teams.

There are Equipped and Raw divisons.

Raw Lifting: As of September 1, 2007 “Raw” lifting rules require all competitors to wear a regulation one piece non supportive lifting suit. Wrist wraps and belts are OK.  Neoprene knee sleeves are OK. No other support gear is allowed. Only raw gear approved by USAPL is permitted. See www.USAPowerlifting.com

Drug Testing: You must be drug free for at least 36 months prior to the date of this meet to be eligible to compete. At least 10% of all lifters will be tested by urinalysis.   Banned substances include but are not limited to anabolic steroids and growth hormones. The complete list of banned substances is available on the web site of the World Anti-Doping Agency (see www.WADA-ama.org).

Lifting Attire: All competitors must wear a one piece lifting suit or a wrestling singlet, shoes and a T-Shirt. All equipment must conform to USA Powerlifting rules. See www.USAPowerlifting.com for details.


Entry Deadline is Feb 18, 2017


General Information

NO entries will be accepted after Feb 18, 2017

 Entry Fees:   Power lifting (Squat, bench press and deadlift) = $85

Bench Press only = $85

Deadlift only = $85

Deadlift and bench press = $85

High School-Power lifting Only-$60 (you must be an active high school student or home schooled)

Team = $65…. 1st-5th place. All Teams must be registered with the USAPL.

Awards:  1st-5th in all weight classes and divisions for men and women.

All participants must have a current USAPL card or purchase one before the meet. All memberships expire 12/31 of the year you purchased them.

Weight Classes:

  • Women: 43k (youth, teenage, jr only), 47k, 52k, 57k, 63k, 72k, 84k, 84k+
  • Men: 53k (youth, teenage, jr only), 59k, 66k, 74k, 83k, 93k, 105k, 120k, 120+k


Open = Option for participants of any age. Mandatory for those age 24-39

Military  (compete in open or any age groups)

Special Olympic: Must be a member of Special Olympics

Disabled Lifters  (USA Powerlifting only recognizes Blind lifters as qualifying for the disabled division)

Age Groups: Youth 1 – 8-9, Youth 2 – 10-11, Youth 3 – 12-13, Teen 1 – 14-15, Teen 2 – 16-17, Teen 3 – 18-19, Junior – 20-23

Masters: Age: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Master age is based on calendar year, not birth date (for example, the year you turn 40).


Hotel Accommodation:


I am still working on hotel info. I will post that info to the website and Facebook when it becomes available.

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March 18, 2017 @ 7:00 am
March 19, 2017 @ 7:00 am
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Danna Snow


Tacoma Strength
2354 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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