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2022 USPA Drug Tested York Barbell Championship

April 23, 2022


Date & Time: 23 April 2022, 0900

Location: York Barbell, 3300 Board Road, York, PA 17406

This event will be held within the York Barbell and spectators will need to purchase a ticket to enter the event (lifters will not). $10 for anyone 12 years of age or older.


Drug testing by urinalysis. Drug Testing will be a 10% targeted selection based on the top DOTS scores. Drug Test will take place at the end of each session. If selected you must submit a sample. If you do not submit a sample it will count as a failed Drug Test.


Eligibility: Eligibility: Any male or female 13 years or older. Lifters must be current USPA members. Good for one year from date of purchase. Must purchase online before contest.

Check membership status here.

Purchase membership here.


This is a tested meet. State and National records can be set.

Click here for men’s qualification chart

Click here for women’s qualification chart

Divisions: Open, Junior 13-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-23, Sub-master 35-39, Master 40-44, 45-49, etc

Weight Classes: Men: 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 220, 242, 275, 308, 308+ (SHW)

Women: 97, 105, 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 198+ (SHW)


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 the belt), 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.

Single Ply rules: Single-Ply squat, bench, and deadlift suits only! No velcro straps on the squat/deadlift suit. Velcro is allowed on the bench shirt, but must close the back completely- no open back shirts. No velcro straps allowed on squat or deadlift suit. No support briefs allowed in single ply.

Multi Ply rules: Multi-Ply division allows multi-ply squat, bench shirts and deadlift suits along with open back shirts and Velcro straps for the DL suit.

See USPA rulebook at for complete rules.

A 30kg bar and collar set will be used for all squat and a 25kg bar and collar set will be used for bench and deadlift. Texas Bars will be brand used.


Early Weigh-in/Gear Check – Friday 4/22 9:00AM-11:30AM evening early weigh-ins will be 4:00PM-6:00PM at the meet venue


Rules Briefing/Warm Ups: Saturday, 8AM

Lifting Begins: Saturday, 9AM



Open: 1st – 3rd place in each weight class
Junior 13-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-23: 1st – 3rd place in each weight class/age group
Submaster 35-39: 1st – 3rd place in each weight class/age group
Master 40-44, 45-49, etc.: 1st – 3rd place in each weight class/age group

Best Lifter: Any Division with 5+ lifters will receive a certificate and award.).


Meet Director: Bobby Bowlin


Questions: Please call or text Bobby Bowlin at 610-659-4671 OR send an email to



April 23, 2022


York Barbell
3300 Board Road
York, PA 17406 United States
+1 (800) 358-9675