Upcoming USAW Coaching Certification Courses:
Interested in a USAW coaching cert?
  • Request one below and we’ll get it scheduled for you
Upcoming Weightlifting Events:  [Qualifying totals Info Here]

October 26, 2019: October Open (Praxis West West Valley City, UT) Registration Closed

  • This is an open, sanctioned meet for USAW members and serves as a qualifier for all USAW national or regional meets – it is a no frills meet – just serves the purpose of qualification
  • All USAW regulations and rules apply
  • Very tight quarters, one portapotty only – no heat or A/C
  • Venue space for spectators is limited, standing only, dress warmly
  • Capped at 60 athletes
  • No specific divisions – male/female only, sessions will be organized by expected entry totals, 4 sessions – Saturday only


December 5-8, 2019: American Open Finals (Salt Palace, SLC UT) VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (contact us!)  Official Event Page

February 6-9, 2020: Combined National Junior, University and Under 25 Championships, (Pleasanton, CA)

May 14-17, 2020: National Championships (Lombard, IL)

June 26-28, 2020: National Youth Championships (Winston-Salem, NC)

September 16-20, 2020: AO Series 3 (Las Vegas, NV)



About The Southwest Cup



  • Bringing teams together in a battle for the best state in the southwest.
  • Open Competition (Youth, Junior, Senior & Master) for individual lifters from anywhere in the world
  • Team Competition for cash
  • State Competition for title & possession of the Southwest Cup: Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, & California
  • electronic scoring, wood platforms, great equipment





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