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2019 USA Powerlifting Summer Power Fest Lifting Info

Howdy everyone…

This message concerns how the competition is being organized. We will have 5 platforms with 3 flights on each flight. If you have been to a powerlifting meet in the past, you know that platforms are usually numbered. This year, we have sponsors for each platform. The platforms will be as follows:

  1. Select Physical Therapy – https://www.selectphysicaltherapy.com/
  2. Texas Strength Systems – https://texasstrengthsystems.com/
  3. Warriors Wanted (US Army) – https://recruiting.army.mil/5thbde/4ebn/
  4. Sandoval Strength Systems – https://www.sandovalstrengthsystems.com/
  5. Go Army (US Army) – https://recruiting.army.mil/5thbde/4ebn/

The flight breakdown can be viewed here: https://liftingcast.com/meets/mjhsi7jdts5s/roster

Please note that the flight you are assigned to now may change if you do not make weight.

Please note that we will have 5 minute breaks on each platform between events to give our spotters/loaders and referees a chance to get up, stretch, use the facilities, etc.

Still have questions? Let me know.

-Tony

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2019 USA Powerlifting Summer Power Fest Info

Howdy everyone…

I keep getting questions about what the schedule will be for the 2019 USA Powerlifting Summer Power Fest. So here we go…

Friday, July 5th
5-8 pm: Early Check-In

Saturday, July 6th
7 am: Doors open
7-8:30 am: Check-In/Weigh-In
8:30 am: Rules Briefing
9 am: Lifting Begins

Spectators and coaches will need to purchase tickets to enter the venue. You can purchase tickets in advance here: https://metroflexevents.ticketspice.com/2019-npc-branch-warren-classic-general-admission

To attend the Summer Power Fest, you will need to purchase these tickets: “General Admission Morning Events (Pre-judging), Jiu Jitsu, Strongman, Powerlifting, Arm Wrestling”.

Also, if you use the coupon code “Power20”, you will receive 20% off your tickets. Hurry, this offer expires on Wednesday, July 3rd.

Still have questions? Let me know.

-Tony

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2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic Roster as of October 9, 2018

Hey everyone,

Here is the 2nd rev of the roster for the 2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic. If there are any errors or mistakes, please let me know ASAP.

2018 Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic Roster as of October 9, 2018

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2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic Entry Form Now Available!

For those of you that have been waiting for the entry form for the 2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic competition, your wait is over. You can access the entry form here: https://liftingcast.com/meets/mfoyf861525q/registration.

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2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic Additional Info

I’ve gotten a few emails asking for details about the 2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic. In order to get the info out, I will post it below.

The following age groups will be as follows:

  • Youth (10-13)
  • Teen (14-19)
  • Junior (20-23)
  • Open (14+)
  • Masters (40+) – This division will be scored by Age-Wilks
  • Special Olympics

The divisions will be:

  • Equipped/Raw Powerlifting
  • Equipped/Raw Bench Press Only
  • Equipped/Raw Push- Pull
  • Equipped/Raw Deadlift Only

The weight classes will be:

  • Women: 43, 47, 52, 57, 63, 72, 84, 84+
  • Men: 53, 59, 66, 74, 83, 93, 105, 120, 120+

The tentative schedule will be as follows:

  • Friday, October 19
    • 6pm-8pm – Early Check-In/Equipment Check
  • Saturday, October 20
    • 7am-8:30am – Check-In/Equipment Check/Weigh-In
    • 9am – Lifting Starts

FAQ

Q: Is the early check-in/equipment check on Friday night required?

A: No, it is optional. It is recommended however.

Q: When will the entry form be available?

A: It should be available the week of 8/12-8/22. To get first crack at registering for the competition, make sure you fill out the Google Form located here.

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2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic (TX-2018-24)

Looking for a powerlifting competition on October 20, 2018 here in the great state of Texas? If so, we have a meet for you. USA Powerlifting will be sanctioning a powerlifting competition down in Galveston, Texas at the 2018 Muscle Beach Classic.

While the entry form is not yet available, if you would like to be emailed when the entry form becomes available please fill out the form at the following link: 2018 USA Powerlifting Muscle Beach Powerlifting Classic Information Form.

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2018 USA Powerlifting Summer Power Fest Results Posted

Thanks to everyone who came out to compete, coach, referee, spot/load, announce, or spectate. These meets don’t run themselves and everyone plays a part in making these events successful. That said, there are a few thank yous that need to be highlighted.

Thanks to Jimmy Labianca for letting us borrow his kilo set on short notice.

Thanks to Mark Peltier (owner of the Texas Barbell Syndicate; https://www.texasbarbellsyndicate.com/) for letting us borrow his kilo set.

Thanks to Jamil Henedi for the last minute run through Houston traffic to pick up Mark’s plates.

Thanks to Shelby Gray (president of Texas A&M Powerlifting Team; http://www.aggiepowerlifting.com/) for letting us borrow one of the their ER Racks and a bunch of their TVs.

Thanks to Bruce Dobbins for letting us borrow his kilo set on short notice.

Thanks to Scott Dobbins (DRL referee lights), Cort Spellman, and Rabih Abifaraj (from Progressive Overload; http://www.progressiveoverloaddallas.com/) for all their work trying to get the computer scoring working.

Thanks to David and Amy Young for the last minute Pi run!

Thanks to Randy Earle, Mike Hafenbrack, Cort Spellman, and everyone else who was there for helping me load the truck, unload the truck, then load it again, and finally unload the truck.

Thanks to Wes Zunker and Maddi Curry for bringing all the warmup room equipment and the weight racks for the competition platforms. Thanks to Maddi for jumping in and helping Christy to get check-ins going.

Thanks to Ashlee Hafenbrack, Curt St. Romain, and Luis Torres (Power House Gym Houston; http://powerhousegymhouston.com/) for their work on the best lifter and champion of champions awards

The results for the 2018 USA Powerlifting Summer Power Fest have been posted. If you find any errors or have any questions please email Tony Cardella (cardella@gmail.com).

2018 USA Powerlifting Summer Power Fest Results

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2017 USA Powerlifting Winter Iron Open Results Posted

The results from the 2017 USA Powerlifting Winter Iron Open held December 17 in El Paso have been posted.

2017 USA Powerlifting Winter Iron Open Results

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2017 USA Powerlifting Holiday Classic Results Have Been Posted

Here you go…

2017 USA Powerlifting Holiday Classic Results

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USA Powerlifting Texas Calendar is Up to Date!

The calendar here on the USA Powerlifting Texas website is up to date as of 12/10/2017.

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