AMERICAN MASTERS WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
PRESENTED BY: ATHLETES UNLEASHED
COMPETITON VENUE: WEST SENECA EAST SENIOR HS
4760 SENECA ST.
WEST SENECA, NY 14224
ENTRY FEES: INDIVIDUAL- $65.00 US TEAM- $50.00 US
ENTRY DEADLINE: ENTRY NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 1, 2016
**ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE**
DATE OF COMPETITION: NOVERMBER 4-6 2016
USAW MEMBERSHIP: USAW MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR ATHLETES. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS VALID THROUGH THE END OF THE COMPETITION (11/06/16). USAW NUMBER AND EXPIRATION DATE ARE REQUIRED ON THE OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM. ATHLETES ARE REQUIRED TO BE REGISTERED AS A MASTERS ATHLETE.
ELIGIBILITY: ALL MASTERS LIFTERS PROPERLY REGISTERED WITH USAW MASTERS PROGRAM WHO ARE AT LEAST 35 YEARS OF AGE ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2016. PARTICIPANTS MUST SHOW PROOF OF AGE AND CURRENT REGISTRATION AT THE TIME OF WEIGH-IN.
*TECHNICAL MEETING WILL OCCUR ON NOVEMBER 3, 2016 @ 7:00PM*
COMPETITION: The competition will take place Friday, November 4, Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6. The exact lifting schedule will not be determined until one week after the entry deadline (and four weeks prior to the event). The expectation is that the oldest lifters will compete on Friday, November 4, and the youngest men will lift on Sunday, November 6. The remaining entries will be divided to balance the number and sizes of sessions throughout the weekend.
Weight Category Change: Please note that according to USAW Masters rules, an athlete may increase or decrease his/her body weight category at the technical meeting. After the technical meeting an athlete may increase, but may not decrease his/her body weight category. The athlete must notify the Competition Secretary and report to the weigh-in of the original weight category to confirm the change to a heavier category. If there are any questions about this ruling please contact your National Master's Chairman, Howard Cohen.
QUALIFYING TOTALS: There are no Qualifying Totals for this meet.
AWARDS: Medals will be presented to first, second, and third for totals only. Best Lifter for each age group (male and female). Grand Master award for male and female. Team Awards for first, second, and third (male and female).
Men M35-39 M40-44 M45-49 M50-54 M55-59 M60-64 M65-69 M70-74 M75-79 M80-84 M85-89 M90+
Women W35-39 W40-44 W45-49 W50-54 W55-59 W60-64 W65-69 W70-74 W75-79 W80+
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$125 for singles and doubles.
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*You must book your rooms by 23 Sep 2016 in order to get that rate. We have 100 rooms blocked off between the two hotels with more rooms available at the Staybridge Suite, if needed.