2024 USA Powerlifting Qualifier Meet for HS Nationals
|Meet Cap: 50 Lifters
|New Lifter Tips
This meet is for High School division only, also for those who want to achieve a qualifying total to compete at USAPL High School National.
Meet Day: February 18, 2024
2418 Boardwalk St, San Antonio, TX 78217
1. USAPL Membership (required): USAPL Cards can be purchased online at www.usapowerlifting.com.
Please note that if this will be your first meet of 2024, you can wait until November 1st to purchase your USAPL membership but if you already have it, please submit it when registering.
All lifters must have been drug-free for the past thirty-six (36) months.
Awards will be given to 1st – 3rd in each age and weigh division in powerlifting, bench press, and deadlift. Special awards will be given to best lifters and to teams.
There are Equipped, Raw with Wraps and Raw divisions.
Raw Lifting: As of September 1, 2007 “Raw” lifting rules require all competitors to wear a regulation one piece non supportive lifting suit. Wrist wraps and belts are OK. Neoprene knee sleeves are OK. No other support gear is allowed. Only raw gear approved by USAPL is permitted. See www.USAPowerlifting.com
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 www.WADA-ama.org).
Lifting Attire: All competitors must wear a one piece lifting suit or a wrestling singlet, shoes and a T-Shirt. All equipment must conform to USA Powerlifting rules. See www.USAPowerlifting.com for details.
2. Tentative Meet Schedule: (Updated 2/15/24, 9pm)
Early equipment check is optional but recommended and will be on Saturday 02/17 from 7:00PM - 8:00PM at TSS-SATX. You will need to show us your current USAPL membership card (digital is acceptable), along with photo ID (DL, school ID, military ID, passport, birth certification if youth lifter, etc.) & everything you are wearing to compete. We recommend looking over the Lifters Handbook and New Lifter Tips on the USA Powerlifting site.
Regular Check-in with Equipment Check: 8:00-9:00am. (USAPL ID & Photo ID are required. Show referees everything you're wearing on the platform)
Weigh-in: 8:00 to 9:30AM (no exception). (openers & rack height are required before you go weigh-in)
Lifting starts at 10:00AM and should end no later than 2pm
3. Changes after signing up:
Please see www.texasstrengthsystems.com/pages/meets for any meet change request including weight class, division, team name, etc.. Any division(s) add or changes or add won’t be accepted within 2 weeks out from the date of the meet.
For cancellations & refund, please first visit texasstrengthsystems.com/meets for the Cancellation Policies and send us an email with your info for cancellation request.
Any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you're an Adaptive Athlete, please send us an email with your USAPL Membership card.