usa powerlifting san diego validus open II


November 9, 2019 #validusopenii

Sanction: CA-2019-16


Athlete Registration and TShirt $130

            Additional Class/Division $25

Athlete's Coach Admission $10 - Limited to 1 per athlete.

*Spectator Admission $15 - Limited to 2 per athlete.

*We will open up more spectator tickets as soon as we have all lifters registered and they purchased their spectator tickets. 

USAPL San Diego Validus Open (CA-2019-16) is limited to 50 LIFTERS. Register asap and reserve your spot on the platform. Spectator space is limited. There are no refunds for a canceled registration for ANY reason. If you cannot lift in the meet you will forfeit your registration monies. Transfers to another event are not allowed.

USA POWERLIFTING MEMBERSHIPS: Purchasing your USA Powerlifting membership prior to the competition is required. A link to purchase your USA Powerlifting Membership Application is provided in the Registration Form below. 

Meet Schedule

Lifting Sessions and Flight Assignments are subject to change.  

Times below are from our first meet. 


6:30 – 7:00am   Registration/Equipment check for all AM Session Athletes (Flights A & B)

7:00 – 8:30am Weigh-in/Equipment check for all AM Session Athletes (Flights A & B) 

8:30 – 9:00am  Rules briefing and athlete warm-up

9:00am – 1:00pm  Commencement of lifting for all AM session athletes

1:00 – 1:30pm   Competition Awards & Doping Control Protocol for AM session athletes


1:30 – 2:00pm  Registration/Equipment check for all PM Session Athletes (Flights C & D) 

2:00pm – 3:30pm Weigh-in/Equipment Check for all PM Session Athletes (Flights C & D) 

3:30 – 4:00pm  Rules briefing and Lifter warm-up

4:00 – 7:00pm Commencement of lifting for all PM Session Athletes

7:00 – 7:30pm Competition Awards & Doping Control Protocol for PM session athletes

Awards and Weight Classes

Medals will be given to lifters that place 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their class. 

Best Lifters Awards for overall Male and Female based on wilks score. 

All 50 athletes will receive a goodie bag!

The standard USA Powerlifting weight classes will be used. Youth Weight classes are also available.

Women: 43, 47, 52, 57, 63, 72, 84, 84+ (kgs)

Men: 53, 59, 66, 74, 83, 93, 105, 120, 120+ (kgs)

RECORDS: State records only can be set at this meet.

Top 5 Male and Female Awards will receive:

Custom Trophy & Gift Certs - TBA


USAPL rules will be followed and can be obtained by your meet director, state chair, or the USA Powerlifting national office. A USA Powerlifting membership is required and must be purchased before the meet. Drug testing will be conducted, be sure to take responsibility for what goes into your body. There are many supplements/drugs that are legal to buy, but are not legal to take if you compete in USAPL competitions. 

To search the WADA Prohibited list, click here:

Parking, Equipment and all Other Info

Coming Soon.

Contact and Website

For more information visit or email Meet Directors Zack Cooper or Nez Smith  

If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, email

sorry, Registration & WAIT LIST are now closed.

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