2023 USA Powerlifting Raw Collegiate Cup and Massachusetts Collegiate State Championships

The 2023 USA Powerlifting Raw Collegiate Cup and Massachusetts Collegiate State Championships will take place on Saturday, November 4, 2023 and Sunday, November 5, 2023 at Evolve Fitness and Training in Worcester, MA.

Registration is open here: https://form.jotform.com/230724767850159

Competition fee is $90. A late fee of $15 will apply for competitors who register after October 15, 2023.

Address: Evolve Fitness and Training, 30 Millbury St., Unit A, Worcester, MA 01610

Eligibility: Open to members of USA Powerlifting, NO qualifying total required. Membership cards must be purchased prior to the meet. You can purchase your membership here: http://www.usapowerlifting.com/membership-application/ 
Membership cards will NOT be sold at the event.

This is a collegiate meet only – all competitors will compete in their weight classes in the Collegiate age division. American Records can be set. Proof of college enrollment will be required to check-in at the meet. Please read the rules for the Collegiate age division as follows: 

Age: Students must be under the age of 26 at the start of the competition.

Academic Eligibility:
To be academically eligible, one must meet the following standards:
1) The student must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year higher education institution.
2) The student must be enrolled as a full-time student at the institution. This is determined by what his or her particular university considers full-time enrollment.
3) The student must be in good academic standing at the institution (Must not be on academic probation).

Graduating students will be eligible, as long as they are taking the amount of courses they need to graduate in the upcoming quarter/semester. However, most universities consider students in this situation full-time. Please check with your university to verify this.

Uniforms: One piece lifting suits (singlets) are mandatory for all contestants, as well as non supportive briefs without legs for competition and weigh-ins. ALL equipment must conform to USAPL standards. For further clarification please visit 
http://www.usapowerlifting.com/rules-bylaws/ or contact the meet director. 

All registered lifters are subject to drug testing. Coaches and Admission for spectators $10 at the door, cash or Venmo.

Event Director:
Alyssa Orlando

Registration deadline October 15, 2023. Final Schedule will be Announced 3 Weeks Prior to Competition, pending entries received. 

Tenative schedule:
Saturday Session 1 Women 44-67.5kg, Men 52-67.5kg
Saturday Session 2 Women 75-82.5kg, Men 75kg
Sunday Session 1 Women 90kg-100+kg, Men 82.5kg-90kg
Sunday Session 2 Men 100kg-140+kg

Published by Alyssa Orlando

Sunshine mixed with a little hurricane. ESTJ enrollment management professional at Bentley University by way of the 716, Ithaca College, Boston College, and UMass Lowell.

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