USA Powerlifting Sun Devil Classic
Sanction # AZ 2017-04
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Sun Devil Fitness Complex �400 E Apache Blvd Tempe, AZ 85281
Hosted by: ASU Sun Devil Fitness Complex
Attention all lifters,
The USA Powerlifting Sun Devil Classic registration is now open. Just click the link below to sign up. This meet will be capped at 30 lifters.
Below is a tentative schedule along with some very useful and necessary information. Please read through all the information and use the links provided to further your understanding of what is needed on competition day.
Meet Capped at 30 lifters
Tentative Meet Schedule
Saturday, Aug. 26th , 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30pm: Early Check-ins
Sunday, Aug. 27th , 2017
6:30 am - 8:00 am Check-in
7:00 am - 8:30 am Weigh-ins
8:30 am Lifter/Rules Meeting
9:00 am approx. Lifting begins
2:30 pm approx. Drug Testing Protocol & Awards
Check in Procedures/Requirements
Membership Card and Photo I.D.
Release of Claims & Liability Form Signed
Opening Attempts on Lifter Card
Equipment Gear/Attire Checked and Approved
Rack Heights & Safety Bar on Bench
Proof of Membership
The expiration date must show December 2017 to be valid. (Your member card can be a hard copy or viewed on your phone).
High School lifters must have purchased at a minimum the “high school full year” membership for $30 since you are competing in a meet that also has an Open division.
If your card expiration date shows a date other than December 2017 please send us an email so we can help you upgrade to the full membership. email wadestrengthsystems | gmail ! com
Drivers license or state ID that shows your birth date on it.
For youth or high school lifters that do not have a drivers license, please bring a copy of your birth certificate, state ID or passport to verify your age. *You will need both your ID and member card available for Weigh Ins as well.
Release of Claims and Liability Form
You will need to sign a liability waiver form to compete. For minors, make sure your parent is with you to sign the form.
Opening Attempt Selection
Your lifter card will be provided to you so that you can give us your opening attempts in kilos. (Kilo Conversion Charts will be available)
Rack Heights for squat and bench along with the safety bar height for bench, will be taken and input on your lifter card.
Please see the info below for approved equipment.
(If you check-in early on Saturday evening, the Official checking your equipment will keep your lifting card. Please go to the scoring table to retrieve it prior to Weigh Ins on Sunday morning.)
Rules and Equipment
USA Powerlifting allows the following in Raw lifting; belt, wrist wraps, and knee sleeves.
Lifters Rules and Handbook
You are responsible to know the USA Powerlifting Rules before competing so please read them. They are located on the USA Powerlifting website in the lifters corner section or click on the link below.
USAPL Raw/Unequipped Standards
The rules for Raw Equipment/Apparel can be found in the USA Powerlifting Technical Rules Handbook. Pages 18-27 http://www.usapowerlifting.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/USAPL-Rulebook-2017.pdf
Quick Guideline to Raw/Unequipped Equipment Standards
T-shirt for Squat and Bench - Non supportive, with sleeves. Back and shoulders must be covered. No compression or spandex material allowed.
Emblems/logos/designs - May be displayed at all USA Powerlifting sanctioned competitions if the emblems/logos/designs meet the USA Powerlifting requirements
Briefs - Men - no boxers or spandex type briefs. Cannot have legs
Women - any kind but, no spandex, compression or legs allowed
(We will have mens and women’s briefs available for purchase $10.00, not pretty but will work)
Socks - Knee length for deadlift - (must cover your shins)
Belt - approved type and size - no padding or velcro closure. Cannot exceed 10 cm/4 inches width and 13 mm/.5 inches thick.
Shoes - must have a flat rubber sole.
Wrist wraps - Not to exceed 1 Meter / 39.37 inches in length and 8 cm / 3 inches in width
Knee Sleeves - Single-ply neoprene knee sleeves without attaching and/or tightening mechanisms like Velcro, clips, or straps. Cannot exceed 7 mm / 25 inches thick and 30 cm / 11.8 inches in length (Knee wraps are not allowed in raw competition but are acceptable if you are registered as equipped)
Hand your lifting card to the Weigh In Official along with your photo ID and proof of membership.
You must weigh in with your approved briefs.
If you need to make a change to your weight class please let us know as soon as you know. If you don’t make the weight class you originally signed up for, you will be moved to the appropriate weight class or you can withdraw from the meet.
For weight class changes email wadestrengthsystems | gmail ! com
Spectator/Coach fee is $5.00 Children under 8 are free.
We will be testing 10% of the lifters. If you are selected for drug testing please have your photo id and membership card ready and head to the scoring table immediately, when your name is called. If you leave before being tested or refuse to be tested any awards and/or records you may have received will be forfeited. Please refer to the anti doping/WADA rules for more information.
Awards will be handed out immediately following the last flight. If you plan to leave before the awards, you may have someone collect the award for you however, should your name be chosen to be drug tested and you are not present you will be disqualified, so please plan on staying until after all lifting is completed.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be handed out for each weight class and division.
Free parking will be available in the parking garage next to the Sun Devil Fitness Complex.
We are looking forward to seeing you on Sunday, August 27th at the 2017 USA Powerlifting Sun Devil Classic; Sanction AZ-2017-04
Additional Questions: Contact Rodney Elm 623-326-2933 or Miryam Elm 602-717-3871
Email: wadestrengthsystems | gmail ! com
Rodney and Miryam Elm
Arizona State Director