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USA Powerlifting 2021 Team Phoinix Holiday Classic (wa-2021-05)

December 4, 2021

USA Powerlifting 2021 Team Phoinix Holiday Classic –

December 4 @ 6:00 am 

1524 Birchwood Avenue

Bellingham, WA 98225 

Meet Director:
Colleen Hansford/Kevin Stewart
E-Mail: graymadylen4@outlook.com or Fuzzystu62@yahoo.com

Preliminary Schedule for Lifting

Saturday – Dec 4, 2021:

 Weigh in: 7:00am-8:30am (please note:  weigh-ins will be in order of flights by lot number.  If you are in Flight A for ex.  Your weigh-in will be the first called, then B, C etc….)

Early Gear Check:  Friday, December 3, 6pm – 8pm @ the Training Grounds

Gear Check and Lifter Check-ins:  Saturday, December 4, 6:00am-8:00am

Lifting begins: 9:00am

This event will be a 1 day, 2 platform event. 

Any current member of USA Powerlifting is eligible to compete in this event. You do not need to have a qualifying total to compete in this event. You may be a brand new lifter, having never competed before. 

If you are new to USA Powerlifting, you must become a member of USA Powerlifting to be eligible to compete. Here’s a link www.usapowerlifting.com. Membership cards purchased after Nov 1, 2020 will be valid until Dec 31, 2021.

 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 the event. Please make sure to look for emails from graymadylen4@outlook.com

 Spectators Admission$10 (under 12 years age are free)

Handlers/Coaches: Each raw lifter will be allowed one coach and each equipped lifter will be allowed up to 2 handlers/coaches.

Awards: Awards will be given to 1st – 5th in each age and weight division and best lifter awards in divisions with 6 or more lifters.

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.

 General Information:  There will be no refunds unless we have to cancel the event due to changes in the COVID-19 situation.

Entry Deadline is November 4, 2021 

Registration Information

Entry Fees:   

Power lifting (Squat, bench press and deadlift) = $100

Bench Press only = $100

Deadlift only = $100

Deadlift and bench press (Push Pull) = $100

Team = $55…. 1st-5th place. All Teams must be registered with the USAPL.

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

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. With the exception of if you purchase your membership after Nov 1, 2020, it will be good for all of 2021.

Weight Classes:
•Women: 30k, 35k, 40k (youth only) 43k (youth, teenage, jr only), 47k, 52k, 57k, 63k, 69k, 76kg, 84k, 84k+
• Men: 30k, 35k, 40k, 44k, 48k (youth only) 53k (youth, teenage, jr only), 59k, 66k, 74k, 83k, 93k, 105k, 120k, 120+k
• MX: 44k, 48k, 52k, 56k, 60k, 67.5k, 75k, 82.5k, 90k, 100k, 110k, 125k, 140k, 140+k

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

Additional divisions: MX, Raw with Wraps.

Hotel Accommodation: Room block info coming soon!

Registration is Live!


December 4, 2021
Event Category:


Colleen Hamilton
Kevin Stewart


Training Grounds
1524 Birchwood Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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