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2022 National Masters Weightlifting Championships

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Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center

100 S W Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Master lifters age 35 and over compete in the snatch and clean and jerk at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Utah

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National masters records may be broken at this event.

Qualifying Period March 15, 2021 to March 24, 2022.


Early Registration fees per lifter $ 129.00 (online before 12/1/2021)Registration fees per lifter $ 144.00 (online before 3/20/2022)Late Entry $ 195.00 (online 3/21-24, 2022)Refundable Registration (through February 1, 2022) $ 225.00 (online before 2/1/2022)

​NO REFUNDS unless Refundable Registration is purchased!

Per USAW policy, there are NO Refunds for this event.

Team entry fee is $75.00. Each lifter on the team roster must submit an individual entry indicating he represents this club. Men’s teams consist of 8 athletes and 3 reserves. Women’s teams consist of 8 athletes and 3 reserves. Each team is only allowed 2 team members competing in the same age group and body weight category.Team entries must be submitted by the same registration deadline as athlete entry. The Competition Secretary will contact the individual who purchased the team registration the week of the event to confirm the roster. Final Team Rosters are due in the hands of the Competition Secretary no later than 7:00 PM at the Technical Conference.

April 21-24, 2022

Lifting will occur over 4 days. Eleiko will supply equipment for 3 competition platforms and 18 warm up platforms. Eleiko equipment will be available for sale at a discount at the event. Please visit the Eleiko booth when you arrive at the venue. Preview the finest weightlifting equipment in the world here: Eleiko

Athletes and spectators will enjoy Les Simonton’s electronic scoring, stadium seating, and live webcast via LiftingLife in Salt Lake City’s Salt Palace Convention Center.

NO COACHING REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Entry to this event is free to the public. No credential will be issued or required for athlete or coach. As always, we ask that only the athlete and his/her coach are in the warm up area. Family, teammates and friends should be in the spectator areas only. Athletes and coaches are allowed in the warm up area no earlier than 30 min prior to their scheduled session.


Official Meet Hotel: Holiday Inn Express206 S West Temple Salt Lake City, UT, 841010.3 miles from Salt Palace Convention Center/Directly across the street from the venueOfficial Sauna: Holiday Inn Express (See link above) – Only guests of the Holiday Inn will have use of the sauna.

Registration fees per team                                                                 $75.00US


IWF Rulebook can be reviewed here: IWF RULES It is the athlete’s responsibility to be aware of current rules including any recent changes.


Official Training Hall: Inside the venue at of the Salt Palace; Available Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Off-Site Training Option: Salt Lake City Crossfit Drop in fee required. Please see website for hours of operation. Platforms, bumper plates, jerk blocks, squat racks




Thank you to the following organizations along with many other individuals, who will prepare the bar each day for this event:


USAW Membership (Master athlete) is required for all US citizens. Please make sure your membership is valid through the end of the competition (24 April 2022). Current photo ID will be required at weigh in.Non-US citizens may register without USAW membership and will be subject to all IWF competition regulations including drug testing. Photo ID required at weigh in.


The technical meeting will be held Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 PM in room 150 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Room 150 is across the halls E and D where lifting will take place. Verification of entries (changing weight classes) will take place at 6:30 PM.


Competition will take place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 21-24 April, 2022. The final lifting schedule will be set after the final verification of entries, the night before the event. You do NOT need to be present at the verification meeting in order to change weight classes. You may make your weight class changes by email at any point prior to the meeting. The schedule will follow the historical organization for masters’ events: the oldest lifters will compete on the first day (Thursday), and the youngest lifters will lift last on Sunday. A tentative schedule will be posted by the USA Masters competition secretary approximately 1 week after the late-entry deadline of March 24.


Masters age divisions will apply 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+


Please note that according to USAW Masters rules, an athlete may increase or decrease his/her body weight category at the Verification of Entries meeting (before 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, Michael Cohen.


Pursuant to the rules of USA Masters Weightlifting, championships are a drug-tested event. The number of tests administered will depend on the number of entries received for the championships. All Athletes are required to complete the USADA Athletes Advantage Education Certification in their USA Weightlifting membership as well as Safe Sport training. Click on Certification area in USAW Membership (BARS). 


Medals will be presented to first, second, and third place for snatch, clean and jerk, and total.-Best Lifter for each age group, male and female-Grand Master award for male and female-Team awards for first, second and third place, male and female


Official weigh-ins will take place in room 150 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Check scale will be provided at the Holiday Inn.


Guests of the Holiday Inn (see hotel registration link for discount rates) will have unlimited access to their sauna.


10×10 booth space is available during the event: March 28-31. Please contact Debbie Millet for approval.Vendor Space 10×10

CONTACT:Debbie Millet, Meet Director; praxisweightlifting@gmail.com

At the 2022 National Masters Weightlifting Championship, the 80% rule will be enforced. Your starting attempts must be within 80% of qualifying total.

Other Event INFO: https://praxisweightlifting.com/nationals2022/

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