SSG Olympic Weightlifting

SUNSHINE STATE GAMES

OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING

Location and Schedule

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Bradenton Area Convention Center
1 Haben Boulevard
Palmetto, Florida 34221

Events

Masters Athletes
Weigh in at 7 a.m.
Lift at 9 a.m.

Youth/Junior/Senior Male Athletes
Weigh in at 9 a.m.
Lift at 11 a.m.

Youth/Junior Female Athletes
Weigh in at 9 a.m.
Lift at 11 a.m.

Senior Female Athletes
Weigh in at 11:30 a.m.
Lift at 1:30 p.m.

Entry Requirements

  1. All participants must be current members of USA Weightlifting. A current USAW card must be presented at weigh-in along with drivers license/passport/state issued identification card.  In the case of youth athletes, a copy of the birth certificate and accompanying student photo id will be accepted.
  2. If you have lost or misplaced your USAW card, or it has not arrived yet, you must contact USAW before the event and secure proof of current membership. If you do not have your USAW card or proof of current membership, you will have to purchase a new membership at the meet.  It is the athlete’s responsibility to contact the national office at (719) 866-4508, to secure proof of current membership with USAW.
  3. Registration forms and membership forms will also be available at weigh-in or you may contact the Meet Director, Rich Lansky, at the number or email address listed below. USAW membership is available online at usaweightlifting.org
  4. Athletes can only compete in one division.

Sport Rules

  1. All USA Weightlifting rules will apply. All lifting attire must meet USAW regulations (singlets are required).  For more information, please consult the USAW rulebook, which can be found online at usaweightlifting.org.
  2. By registering for this event, all participants are consenting to be subject to a drug test and will be penalized if declared positive for a banned substance. For more information on banned substances, including over the counter medication, log onto www.usantidoping.org.
  3. Lifts to be contested are the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk. There will be medals for the combined total only.
  4. For the Youth Age Division, a 5kg bar will be used until the loaded weight equals 15kg, at which time a 10 kg bar will be used until the total weight equals 20 kg, at which time a women’s bar (15 kg bar) will be used. Female athletes will continue to use the 15kg bar, while male athletes will switch to the 20kg bar once the announced weight equals 25kg.

Format

  1. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three places in each division.
  2. There will be a team trophies awarded to the top overall, male and female registered LWC Club. The team roster must be turned in to the meet director no later than 9:00 a.m., Saturday, June 2, 2018.
  3. There will be a trophy awarded to the top overall male and female lifter.

Registration and Contact Information

CLICK HERE to register online for SSG Weightlifting.

Sport Director
Rich Lansky: (941) 780-3209 or coachlansky@sportsperformance.com