$22 – $85

2020 Capital City Open

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Trident CrossFit

410 Calvert Ave

Alexandria, VA 22301

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Hosted by DC Weightlifting Club

Meet Director: Michael Choi

Email: capcityopen@dcweightlifting.org

Instagram: @capcityopen

Hashtags: #capcityopen, #capcityopen2020

Hard to believe, but this is the 10th Capital City Open! This meet will sell out quickly so please be ready to sign up as soon as possible. A waitlist will be created.

To make our meets successful, we count on volunteers. Please take the LWC Referee certification, so you can help officiate.

Meet Details

*All details subject to change. We will notify athletes of major updates.

See Divisions and Categories.

Format: 2 platforms, 1 day

Deadline - Friday, March 27, 2020 OR when athlete entry max (100) is met.

Entry Fee - $85 (+ processing fee).

Refunds - assumes your spot is filled by another athlete in your session. This will be at the meet director's discretion and final.

  • By Feb 25 - 100% refund
  • By March 10 - 50% refund
  • After March 10 - No refunds

Eligibility - Open to all current USAW registered athletes. Join or renew expired membership through the USAW website before April 05, 2020. Expired and non-USAW members may not compete in a sanctioned meet in accordance to USAW rules.

Rules - Competition will be conducted under the current IWF technical rules and USAW addendum rules.

One rule will be strongly enforced: You must control the bar down, maintaining contact until past the shoulders. Failure to comply will result in no-lift i.e. do not slam or spike the bar.

Required at Check-in

  • Government Photo ID and valid USAW number at weigh-in.


  • A singlet and athletic shoes.


  • Single color 1- or 2-piece unitards worn under singlets
  • Knee sleeves
  • Belts up to 12 cm at its thickest point
  • Long sleeve shirts or long pants in solid color with matching stitch color

Not allowed

  • Long sleeve shirts or long pants with patterns, visible or different color stitching
  • Tape or obstruction 5 cm from elbows
  • Baggy shorts
  • Questions? Ask mike@dcweighlifting.org

Sanction - USA Weightlifting and Maryland-Potomac Valley LWC (#09395).

Awards - Top 3 in each Open and Youth divisions by weight category.

Divisions and Categories

Open Male Divisions: 55, 61, 67, 73, 81, 89, 96, 102, 109, 109+

Open Female Divisions: 45, 49, 55, 59, 64, 71, 76, 81, 87, 87+

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