Masters National Championships 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah

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An Eleiko event hosted by Praxis Weightlifting

Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple, SLC UT, 84101

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USA ATHLETES REGISTER HERE
USA TEAM REGISTRATIONS

Team entry fee is $80.00. Each lifter on the team roster must submit an individual entry indicating he represents this club. Men’s teams consist of 8 athletes and 3 reserves. Women’s teams consist of 8 athletes and 3 reserves. Each team is only allowed 2 team members competing in the same age group and body weight category.

Team entries must be submitted by the same registration deadline as athlete entry. The Competition Secretary will contact the individual who purchased the team registration the week of the event to confirm the roster.  Final Team Rosters are due in the hands of the Competition Secretary no later than 7:00 PM at the Technical Conference.

DISCOUNT HOTELS REGISTRATION LINK
  • Official Meet Hotel:  Hilton Salt Lake City Center
    255 S West Temple Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
    0.3 miles from Salt Palace Convention Center

ENTRY FEES:

EARLY ENTRY DEADLINE: January 22, 2019 Individual Early Entry $129.00 includes $25 mandatory drug testing fee and $4 online registration fee.

LATE ENTRY DEADLINE: February 23, 2019 Individual Late Entry $154.00

TRAINING HALL

Official Training Hall:  Inside the venue at of the Salt Palace; Available Wednesday,  March 27, 2019.

Off-Site Training Option: Salt Lake City Crossfit  Drop in fee required.  Please see website for hours of operation.  Platforms, bumper plates, jerk blocks, squat racks

USAW MEMBERSHIP:

USAW Membership (Master athlete) is required for all US citizens.  Please make sure your membership is valid through the end of the competition (31 March 2019). USAW number and expiration date are required in order to register.  Athletes are required to be registered with USAW as MASTERS athletes.

Non-US citizens may register without USAW membership and will be subject to all IWF competition regulations including drug testing by USADA.

TECHNICAL MEETING: 

The technical meeting will be held the night before the event at 7:00 PM at the Venue  Verification of entries (changing weight classes) will take place at 6:30 PM.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE AND START LIST: 

Competition is planned to take place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 28-31 March 2019.  The final lifting schedule will be set after the final verification of entries, the night before the event.  You do NOT need to be present at the verification meeting in order to change weight classes.  You may make your weight class changes by email at any point prior to the meeting.  The schedule will follow the historical organization for masters’ events: the oldest lifters will compete on the first day (Thursday), and the youngest lifters will lift last on Sunday.

WEIGHT CATEGORIES AND DIVISIONS:

Masters age divisions will apply 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+

WEIGHT CATEGORY CHANGE:

Please note that according to USAW Masters rules, an athlete may increase or decrease his/her body weight category at the Verification of Entries meeting (before the Technical Meeting). After the technical meeting an athlete may increase, but may not decrease his/her body weight category. The athlete must notify the Competition Secretary and report to the weigh-in of the original weight category to confirm the change to a heavier category. If there are any questions about this ruling please contact your National Master’s Chairman, Howard Cohen.

DRUG TESTING AND DOPING CONTROL: 

Pursuant to the rules of USA Masters Weightlifting, championships are a drug-tested event. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will be under contract to handle all testing-related procedures. The number of tests administered will depend on the number of entries received for the championships. Of each entry received, $25 is allocated to the contracted costs with USADA.

AWARDS:

Medals will be presented to first, second, and third place for snatch, clean and jerk, and total.

-Best Lifter for each age group, male and female

-Grand Master award for male and female

-Team awards for first, second and third place, male and female

WEIGH-INS:  

All official weigh-ins will take place at the weigh-in office at the competition venue.  There will be a check scale at the event hotel.

VENDORS:

10×10 booth space is available during the event: March 28-31.  Please contact Debbie Millet for approval.

Vendor Space 10×10

CONTACT:

Meet Information

Debbie Millet, Meet Director; praxisweightlifting@gmail.com