2018 USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals Detailed Competitor Info
CONTEST HOTEL & VENUE
The Centennial Hotel Spokane (new name, same location as Hotel RL):
303 W North River Dr, Spokane, WA 99201
** BLOCK SOLD OUT! We recommend using hotels.com (or similar) to look for alternative hotels. The next 3 closest hotels to the venue are: Holiday Inn Express on the Rock, Oxford Suites and Red Lion River Inn***
Amenities Include: Free Airport Shuttle (please call to schedule), Free Parking, Refrigerator/Microwave in every room, Free Wi-Fi, One free coffee daily.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
STAY A DAY LATER! Monday Oct 15, 2018
- All Day – National Level Coaching Clinic (Details coming soon)
- Capped at first 25 registrations
ELIGIBILITY & DIVISIONS
Please note that competitors must have achieved the USA Powerlifing qualifying total in a USA Powerlifting Sanctioned Competition from Jan 1, 2017 through the registration deadline to enter this championship. You must have reached the qualifying total in a Raw event/Division. Please also note that if you wish to go down in weight class you will need to REQUALIFY in your new weight class by the entry deadline.
Competitors must also be a USA Powerlifting member, in good standing, by the day of the registration deadline. You can purchase a membership card at www.usapowerlifting.com/membership-application/
Teen/Juniors and Masters Competitors must qualify by age on the date of the event (proof of age must be provided at check-in).
ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINES
Entry fee is $150 for the first division and $25 for an additional divsion (taxes and fees included) until July 1, 2018. Entries after July 1st will be $175 for the first division and $25 for additional divisions. Ultimate Entry deadline is August 27th. Please note that NO entries will be accepted after this. Entry fees are non-refundable. We will be verifying memberships for athletes and coaches after the deadline – anyone who is not a registered member by that time will forfeit their entry. We promise to send reminders leading up to the deadline!
Entry fees include: Entry into meet, admission for all lifting days as a spectator, event T-shirt, one coaches pass upgrade for the session you are lifting and access to the warm-up room for your session (coaches must be current USA Powerlifting member and register as a coach by deadline)
TEAMS & COACHES
If you are a team please register for the meet HERE. Teams must be registered as a club with USA Powerlifting and for event by the entry deadline Sept 4th, 2018. You can register your team with USA Powerlifting here: http://www.usapowerlifting.com/clubs/
Any changes to the roster can be made until Oct 10th, 2018. Please make all changes through the editable submission form, do NOT email meet director with changes.
Each Team will be given 2 coaches passes for the weekend. Any additional coaches passes can be purchased on the Teams and Coaches form. Anyone in the holding and warm-up areas is required to be a current USA Powerlifting member.
All coaches must be registered members of USA Powerlifting and membership and apply for coaching credentials. Credentials will be confirmed at the entry deadline. Coaches will still need to purchase a spectator pass. Each lifter may register ONE coach for a discounted pass (coach purchases $10 admission only) Additional coaches passes will be $20/day or $60 for an all event/all access pass. All coaches passes will be available at registration booth starting Oct 10th.
Spectators will be able to purchase wrist bands at the door for $10/day or $30 for the 4 day event. Cash only please.
Competitors who wish to attend the days/session they’re not competing in will be provided admission at no charge.
Coaches – See Above under “Teams and Coaches”
VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Video & photography is provided exclusively by 9for9 Media. No video cameras are allowed in the pavilion. For pre-orders or other information please visit www.9for9media.com
USA Powerlifting Rules and Guidelines
All rules of USA Powerlifting will be enforced at this event. Please be familiar with equipment specifications, weigh-in guidelines and the rules of performance. Click here for a current USA Powerlifting Rulebook.
Per USA Powerlifting Rules weight-ins will be conducted in order of assigned lot number. Please refer to USA Powerlifting Rule Book for details.