Category Archives: USAWA Events

Club Championships

By Dave Glasgow

USAWA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

HOSTED BY:

LEDAIG HEAVY ATHLETICS
RAINBOW BEND, KS
23 JULY-2016

1000 START TIME

WEIGH IN FROM 0900 TO 1000

LIFTS TO BE CONTESTED:

CLEAN/JERK ONE HAND (NON-DOMINATE HAND)

TURKISH GET-UP

REVERSE CURL

DEAD LIFT, CIVATTONNE GRIP, FULTON BAR

USAWA RULES APPLY

***** AS AN EXTRA, NON-USAWA EVENT*****

(UN)OFFICIAL KANSAS STATE ROLLING THUNDER CHAMPIONSHIP

LEFT AND RIGHT WILL BE CONTESTED WITH THE WINNER BEING THE ONE THAT TOTALS MOST ON LEFT AND RIGHT COMBINED.

THIS EVENT WILL BE FOR BRAGGING RIGHTS ONLY.  NO AWARDS, NO SHIRTS AND NO ENTRY FEE.  JUST GOOD CLEAN FUN!!

Zercher Strength Classic

By Al Myers

MEET ANNOUNCEMENT

Zercher Strength Classic and Record Day

Meet Director: Bill Clark

Date: Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Venue: Clark’s Gym, Columbia, Missouri

Weigh-ins: 7:30 – 9 AM

Start Time: 9 AM

Entry Fee: None

Entry Form: None

Awards: None

Membership: Must be a current USAWA Member

Officials – 2 certified USAWA officials will be present

Entry Deadline: April 20th for Zercher Meet & meet day for record day. There will be no limit on record attempts or number of different lifts attempted.

Zercher Strength Classic Lifts: Leg Press, Deadlift – One Arm, Deadlift – Heels Together, Hack Lift, Continental Clean and Jerk, Clean and Press – Heels Together, Zercher Lift, Steinborn Lift, Neck Lift, Hip Lift, Harness Lift, Hand and Thigh Lift, and Bench Press – Feet in Air (all lifting will be done in pounds)

Bill may be reached by phone or mail for entry or directions: phone: 573-474-4510, mail: Bill Clark, 3906 Grace Ellen Drive, Columbia, Missouri, 65202.  Bill has no email address.

Gold Cup

by Al Myers

MEET ANNOUNCEMENT

2016 IAWA GOLD CUP

I’m very excited to be part of the promotion of this year’s Gold Cup.  My father LaVerne has agreed to help me so I’ve named him co-promoter so he won’t change his mind on helping me.

The Gold Cup is one of the two big competitions (the IAWA Worlds is the other) that the International All Round Weightlifting Association promotes each year.  Something that we should be proud of as an organization is that the Gold Cup has been an annually event since it began in 1991.  No missed years.  There have been many great meet promoters through the years that have made this possible – all starting with the legend Howard Prechtel coming up with the idea of the Gold Cup and promoting the very first one.

Please join me and help make this year’s IAWA Gold Cup one of the best ever!

ENTRY FORM (PDF) – 2016 Gold Cup Entry Form

 

IAWA World Championships

by Al Myers

MEET ANNOUNCEMENT
2016 IAWA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

This year’s World Championships meet director Denny Habecker has released the details of this years big event!  The days have been set for October 8th and 9th in Lebanon, PA.

Three lifts have been approved for each day of competition.

Day 1 lifts are:

Continental Clean
Pullover and Push
2 Hands 2″ Vertical Bar Lift

Day 2 lifts are:

Alternate Grip Clean and Press
One Hand Clean and Jerk
Ciavattone Deadlift

ENTRY FORM (PDF) – 2016 IAWA Worlds Entry Form

INFORMATION PAGE (PDF) – 2016 IAWA Worlds – info page

Presidential Cup

by Al Myers

MEET ANNOUNCEMENT
THE 2016  USAWA PRESIDENTIAL CUP

For the fifth year in a row, the now “Annual” USAWA Presidential Cup is being hosted again by our USAWA President Denny Habecker.  This is one of the CHAMPIONSHIP events hosted in the USAWA, and is the Championships of Record Days.  It follows along “the lines” of the IAWA Gold Cup – a lifter picks their best lift and contests it for a USAWA record in this prestigious record day.  After all lifters have performed their record lifts, Denny will pick the effort that impresses him the most and award that lifter the PRESIDENTIAL CUP.  Only one lifter will receive this very important award.   If time allows, lifters will have the opportunity to perform other record day lifts.  So it is a good idea to come with the BIG LIFT in mind, but also be prepared to do other lifts for record if the time allows.

Now a little “rehash” on the Presidential Cup.  These are the guidelines:

The Presidential Cup will follow along some of the same guidelines as the Gold Cup, which is the IAWA meet which recognizes outstanding performances by lifters in the lift/lifts of their choosing.  The Gold Cup started in 1991 under the direction of then-IAWA President Howard Prechtel.  However there will be some differences in the guidelines of the USAWA Presidential Cup:

  • The Presidential Cup is hosted annually by the USAWA President only.
  • Must be a USAWA member to participate.
  • A lifter may choose any official USAWA  lift/lifts (number set by the President) to set a USAWA record/records  in.
  • The lifter must open at a USAWA Record Poundage on first attempt.
  • The top performance record lift of the entire record day,  which will be chosen by the President, will be awarded the PRESIDENTIAL CUP.

MEET DETAILS:

USAWA Presidential Cup

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Meet Director:  Denny Habecker

Location: Habecker’s Gym, Lebanon, PA

Lifts:  Bring your best lift for record!

Start time:  10 AM,  with weigh-ins before this

Entry Form:  None, but advance notice is required.

Denny may be reached by email – dhabecker@usawa.com

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