2018 USA Powerlifting Youth Nationals 

Youth Nationals will be held in conjunction with the 2018 USAW Jr Nationals!


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Sanction#: NS-2018-06

When: February 16th

Registration & Gear Check: 3:30pm
Weigh-ins – 4:00pm-5:30pm
Lifting Begins: 6:00pm

Where: Spokane, WA

Spokane Convention Center – Exhibit Hall B1
334 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201

HOTEL RL AT THE PARK $119/night + tax
303 West North River Drive,
Spokane, WA 99201 509-326-8000
Code: 20180215 (under USAW Jr Nationals)
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What:  This National event is exclusively for our Youth, age 8-13

Qualifications to compete:

You must have achieved a total in at least one USA Powerlifting sanctioned competition between Jan 1, 2017 and Jan 18, 2018 to be eligible to compete in this event. This means, this event can not be your first USA Powerlifting event.

USA Powerlifting Membership is required.

Please read the complete USA Powerlifting rules found on

Weight Classes (in kilos):
Girls: Girls: 30, 35, 40, 43, 47, 52, 57, 63, 72, 84, 84+
Boys: 30, 35, 40, 44, 48, 53, 59, 66, 74, 83, 93, 105, 120, 120+

Divisions: Y1 (8-9), Y2 (10-11) Y3 (12-13)

Meet Cap: This event will be limited to the first 60 lifters registered.

Awards:  Awards will be given to the top 5 places in each weight and age category.

Registration Deadline: Midnight (PST) Jan 16, 2018

Events: Full Powerlifting

Entry Fee: $85

Meet Director: USA Powerlifting – Contact:  Priscilla Ribic

Spectator Admission:  $10
*One adult will receive free admission with their lifter.  Any adult coaching, handling, or assisting a lifter must be a current USA Powerlifting member, no exceptions.  The warm-up room will be monitored.

Meet Custom T-Shirts: Meet Tshirts will be available for pre-purchase for $15 or $20 at the event, sizes limited.

Drug Testing:

You must be drug free for at least 36 months prior to the date of this meet to be eligible to compete.  At least 10% of all lifters will be tested by urinalysis.   Banned substances include but are not limited to anabolic steroids and growth hormones.  The complete list of banned substances is available on the web site of the World Anti-Doping Agency (see  Youth who turn 14 in the 2018 calendar year are subject to drug testing.