Powerlifting

Powerlifting

Sanctioned by:
 
COMMISSIONERS
 
 
Dan & Jennifer Gaudreau
Commissioners since 2005
 
Competition Dates: 
Women: Saturday, July 21 - Sunday, July 22
Men: Saturday, July 28 - Sunday, July 29
 
Competition Site: National Strength & Conditioning Association, 1885 Bob Johnson Dr., Colorado Springs
 

 

REGISTRATION FOR POWERLIFTING IS NOW CLOSED
 
Click here for online registration instructions
 
PARTICIPANT ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINES
 
Early Online Registration Deadline (July 1): 
Fee: Full Meet - $60, Bench Only - $40
Online Registration Deadlines 
Youth (boys/girls), Sub Junior (boys/girls), Women's Junior, Master, and Open Divisions: July 17 by 5:00 p.m. MDT
Men's Junior, Master and Open Divisions: July 17, by 5:00 p.m. MDT
Fee: Full Meet - $70, Bench Only - $50

**USA Powerlifting membership fee is NOT included and must be purchased online in advance (see competition rules and format below for membership instructions).
 
The online USAPL waiver must be completed before participating in the RMSG Powerlifting events. Fill out the form here, and save your confirmation.
 
Military Support Program:  
The Military Support Program has been created to allow active duty and retired service members, their spouses and dependents to participate in the Rocky Mountain State Games with up to a 50% discount off the normal registration fees. For Military Registration Assistance applications and more information, visit the Military Support Program.

COMPETITION FORMAT DETAILS
 
Gender Category Divisions  Events  
Male
Raw Sub Junior (14-18)  Women's 43 kg (sub junior and junior only)  Men's 53 kg (sub junior and junior only)
Female
Equipped Junior (19-23)  Women's 47 kg Men's 59 kg
 
  Open Women's 52 kg Men's 66 kg
    Masters (40+)  Women's 57 kg Men's 74 kg
      Women's 63 kg Men's 83 kg
      Women's 72 kg Men's 93 kg
 
    Women's 84 kg Men's 105 kg
      Women's 84+ kg Men's 120 kg
        Men's 120+ kg
 
Note: The age determination date for Masters, Sub-Juniors, and Juniors is December 31, 2018.
 
Competition Rules and Format:
This is a USA Powerlifting sanctioned tournament. USA Powerlifting membership is required for both bench press only competition and the full meet competition. The full meet competition consists of the squat, bench press and dead lift. Athletes not wishing to compete in the full meet may register for the bench press only competition. Annual memberships ($55) MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE IN ADVANCE at www.usapowerlifting.com.
 
Rules of USA Powerlifting and the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) regarding platform apparel (which includes weightlifting belts, suits, singlets, t-shirts, shoes, knee wraps and wrist wraps) and performance will be followed including drug testing. A complete list of the above rules of performance and the required clothing can be found at the IPF website: www.powerlifting-ipf.com
 
*The RMSG has a NO REFUND policy. Click here for details on eligibility, inclement weather, refunds, etc.
 
COMPETITION SCHEDULE 

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE LIFTING SCHEDULE 
*Note: subject to change based on final registrations. 
 
Saturday, July 21
Weigh-In: 8:00-9:30 am
Lifting: 10:00 am
Youth (boys and girls), Sub Junior (boys and girls), Junior Women, Master Women
 
Sunday, July 22
Weigh-In: 8:00-9:30 am
Lifting: 10:00 am
Open Women 
 
Saturday, July 28
Weigh-In: 8:00-9:30 am
Lifting: 10:00 am
Junior Men, Master Men 
 
Sunday, July 29
Weigh-In: 8:00-9:30 am
Lifting: 10:00 am
Open Men 
 
**Bench Press only will lift with their respective age division/weight class.
 
NOTES:
  • Random drug testing will be completed immediately following lifts.
  • Children must be supervised at all times while at the National Strength and Conditioning Association facility and are prohibited from playing on or near exercise equipment.
  • Due to fire safety restrictions, no more than 120 people are allowed to be in the NSCA weight room at one time. NSCA staff will monitor and enforce fire safety restrictions; we appreciate your compliance.
Medaling in the 2017 & 2018 Rocky Mountain State Games Powerlifting events will qualify you to participate in the 2019 State Games of America!
Click here for more details.