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USAPL San Diego Validus Open IV is limited to 28 LIFTERS.
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.
Go to www.usapowerlifting.com/membership-application for Membership Application.
You will need an active membership in order to participate.
Validus Elite Training Center, 8199 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. Ste B, San Diego CA 92111
We are currently looking into a host hotel. Please continue to check back on this page for updates.
Lifting Sessions and Flight Assignments are subject to change.
A detailed schedule will be sent out as we approach the meet date.
7:30–8:00am Registration/Equipment Check
8:00–9:30am Weigh-in/Equipment Check
9:30–10:00am Rules Briefing and Athlete warm-up
10:00am–2:00pm Commencement of lifting
2:00–2:30pm Competition Awards & Doping Control Protocol
The standard USA Powerlifting weight classes will be used. Youth Weight classes are also available.
Women: 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 67.5, 75, 82.5, 90, 100, 100+ (kgs)
Men: 52, 56, 60, 67.5, 75, 82.5, 90, 100, 110, 125, 140, 140+ (kgs)
RECORDS: Only State records can be set at this meet.
Awards and Weight Classes
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place in each class will receive a medal.
Awards will be given at the end of the session.
Best Male & Female Lifter Awards (based on DOTS formula)
Announced at the end of the session.
Coach/Handler’s Admission $15 - 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.
When you arrive on meet day, you'll receive a wristband at the Spectators table.
We will not email or mail spectator tickets in advance.
Rules and Drug Testing
USA Powerlifting allows the following in raw lifting: singlet, belt, wrist wraps, and knee sleeves.
Knee wraps are not allowed in raw competition. Singlets are required.
You are responsible for knowing the USA Powerlifting Rules (USAPL Rulebook v2021.1) before competing.
USA Powerlifting rules will be followed and can be obtained from your state chair,
or by visiting the USA Powerlifting National Website at:
USA POWERLIFTING POLICIES
A USA Powerlifting membership is required and must be purchased before the meet.
In accordance with USA Powerlifting Anti-Doping Protocol, drug testing will be conducted.
All Athletes are ultimately responsible for what goes into their bodies.
There are many supplements/drugs that are legal to buy but are not legal to take if you compete in USAPL competitions.
By accepting these terms, you agree to follow all USA Powerlifting Rules, including its Drug-Testing Policies,
and also hold blameless USA Powerlifting and Validus Elite Training Center LLC, and all meet personnel in the event of loss or injury during the course of the event.
If you have any questions not listed above or in the PDFs below, click the button below to fill out a form with any questions you have for the meet director, Nez.
She'll get back to you within 1-3 business days.
Saturday, November 6th, 2021 - AM and PM Session
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - PM Session