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Date

Saturday, July 15, 2023

This will be a USPA Sanctioned event.

United States Powerlifting Association

Site

Lied Recreation Athletic Center
Iowa State Campus, Ames

Time

Weigh ins:
Friday, July 14 – Times and Location are to be determined

Lifting begins:
Saturday, July 15 at 9:00 a.m. following a rules meeting at 8:30 a.m.

Commissioner

Jake Hartman
uspaiowa@gmail.com

 

2024 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

2024 State Games of America

Competition Format *** NEW

This is a USPA Sanctioned event. All competitors must be a USPA member. If you are currently not a member, click HERE to apply for the membership.

Full Power, Push/Pull, Bench Only, Deadlift Only

Raw, Raw Classic & Singly-Ply

Rules:

  • One-piece singlet must be worn, as a minimum for all lifters. Underwear must be “v” type legless aka “tighty whities”, or jockstrap. No compression shorts or spandex allowed.

  • Raw Division: requires a one piece singlet, and allows 4 inch wide buckle or lever belt (no velcro belts or padding on the inside of belts), wristwraps can be up to 1 meter, and single layer kneesleeves. Over the calf long socks required for the deadlift for all lifters.

  • Classic Division: is raw except it allows up to 2.5 meter kneewraps for the squat.

  • For all women’s and light weight men’s (181 lbs and under) squat flights, the 20 kg bar will be used. For all other flights the 25 kg long bar will be used.

  • See USPA rulesbook by clicking here.

For more information on format and classification standards, go to: https://www.uspa.net/ and select member resources.

 

 

Age Determining Date

July 15, 2023

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in each weight class of each event.

Athlete Identification

All lifters must show proper identification (driver’s license, passport, or school ID) and their USPA membership card (with expiration date) at the time of weigh-ins.

T-shirts

Athletes receive a cotton t-shirt with their entry fee. For $12, athletes can upgrade to a dri-fit shirt during registration. The deadline to order a dri-fit is June 18. 

Athletes can pick up their shirts at Sukup South End Zone Club at Jack Trice Stadium. Access to Sukup End Zone is from University Boulevard. 

Hours:
Friday, July 14: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Saturday, July 15: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, July 16: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

DIVISIONS

Junior | 13 – 15
Junior | 16 – 17
Junior | 18 – 19
Junior | 20-23
Open | 13 – 80+
Sub-Master | 35 – 39
Masters | 40 – 44
Masters | 45 – 49
Masters | 50 – 54
Masters | 55 – 59
Masters | 60 – 64
Masters | 65 – 69
Masters | 70 – 74
Masters | 75 – 79
Masters | 80 – 84
Masters | 85+

FEMALE WEIGHT CLASSES

97 Pounds
105 Pounds
114 Pounds
123 Pounds
132 Pounds
148 Pounds
165 Pounds
181 Pounds
198 Pounds
198 +

MALE WEIGHT CLASSES

114 Pounds
123 Pounds
132 Pounds
148 Pounds
165 Pounds
181 Pounds
198 Pounds
220 Pounds
242 Pounds
275 Pounds
308 Pounds
308 +

Registration Deadline

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
$100 Entry Fee, each additional division is $25
Deadline: July 10
 

Registration is on-line only through the USPA site. See “Registration” at the top right of the page. On-site registration will NOT be allowed.

Spectator Admissions will be taken at the event. Spectators can pre-purchase admission by clicking HERE or admission can be purchased on-site. 
5 & Over: $5.00
4 & Under: Free

For more information on admission fees, click HERE.

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