Powerlifting

Powerlifting

Sanctioned by:
 
COMMISSIONER
 
Daniel Gaudreau
Commissioner since 2005
 
Competition Dates: 
Women: Saturday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22
Men: Saturday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29
 
Competition Site: National Strength & Conditioning Association, 1885 Bob Johnson Dr., Colorado Springs
 
PARTICIPANT ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINES
 
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR POWERLIFTING
 
Early Online Registration (July 1): 
Fee $60, Bench Only $40
Online Registration Deadline (Female Divisions: July 9, Male Divisions: July 16, by 5:00 p.m. MDT, NO EXCEPTIONS):
Fee $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).
 
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 at 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 ($45) 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 TO SEE COMPLETE LIFTING SCHEDULE.  
 
Saturday, July 28 (Morning Session)
6:00 - 7:30 a.m. - Weigh-Ins 
8:00 a.m. - Lifting Begins
 
Saturday, July 28 (Afternoon Session)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Weigh-Ins 
3:00 p.m. - Lifting Begins
 
Sunday, July 29 (Morning Session)
6:00 - 7:30 a.m. - Weigh-Ins 
8:00 a.m. - Lifting Begins
 
Sunday, July 29 (Afternoon Session)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Weigh-Ins 
3:00 p.m. - Lifting Begins
 
**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.