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2022 USPA Drug Tested York Barbell Championship
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.
Sanction: UNITED STATE POWERLIFTING ASSOCIATION (USPA) www.uspa.net
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. https://uspa.net/mbr_
Purchase membership here. https://www.uspa.net/
This is a tested meet. State and National records can be set.
Click here for men’s qualification chart https://uspa.net/
Click here for women’s qualification chart https://uspa.net/
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 www.uspa.net/resources/
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
**NO SAME DAY WEIGH IN**
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 BFGlifting@gmail.com