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Postal Championships

By Al Myers

The USAWA Postal Series consists of 4 quarterly postal meets, with the grand finale being the USAWA Postal Series.  These Postal Meets may be contested anywhere with the results being sent to the USAWA Postal Meet Director Denny Habecker.  This allows any member of the USAWA to compete in an USAWA competition without the expense of traveling.

The basic rules for entering a USAWA Postal Meet are as follows:

  • Must be a CURRENT member of the USAWA
  • All lifts must be done on the same day
  • USAWA rules apply as outlined in Rule Book
  • 3 attempts allowed with best attempt recorded
  • Bodyweight and Age apply as to the day of lifting
  • Must turn in official scoresheet by deadline
  • Record results on scoresheet in pounds
  • At least 1 certified official required for records
  • May enter with a non-certified judge but will not be eligible for records
  • Scoresheet must be fully filled out
  • No entry fee

ENTRY FORM (PDF) – 2018 Postal Championships Entry Form

Postal Championships

By Al Myers

The USAWA Postal Series consists of 4 quarterly postal meets, with the grand finale being the USAWA Postal Series.  These Postal Meets may be contested anywhere with the results being sent to the USAWA Postal Meet Director Denny Habecker.  This allows any member of the USAWA to compete in an USAWA competition without the expense of traveling.

The basic rules for entering a USAWA Postal Meet are as follows:

  • Must be a CURRENT member of the USAWA
  • All lifts must be done on the same day
  • USAWA rules apply as outlined in Rule Book
  • 3 attempts allowed with best attempt recorded
  • Bodyweight and Age apply as to the day of lifting
  • Must turn in official scoresheet by deadline
  • Record results on scoresheet in pounds
  • At least 1 certified official required for records
  • May enter with a non-certified judge but will not be eligible for records
  • Scoresheet must be fully filled out
  • No entry fee

ENTRY FORM – 2017 Postal Championships Entry Form

Postal Championships

By Al Myers

The results of the final USAWA postal competition, the Postal Championships,  is wrapped up.  Our postal meet director Denny Habecker has done a great job this year promoting our postal series.  The Championships had very good participation – with 14 men lifters and 3 women lifters.  The Overall Champion in the Men’s Division was Dan Wagman, and the Overall Champion in the Women’s Division was RJ Jackson.

Meet Results:

2016 USAWA Postal Championships
December 31st, 2016

Meet Director: Denny Habecker

Lifts: Abdominal Raise, Pinch Grip, Continental to Belt

Lifters that used a certified official:
Dan Wagman – Official Jarrod Fobes
Al Myers – Official LaVerne Myers
Chad Ullom – Officials Al Myers, LaVerne Myers
LaVerne Myers – Official Al Myers
Barry Bryan – Official Denny Habecker, Art Montini
Barry Pensyl – Officials Denny Habecker, Barry Bryan, Art Montini
Mark Raymond – Officials Frank Ciavattone, Rocky Morrison
Calvin Heit – Official Chad Ullom
Rocky Morrison – Officials Frank Ciavattone, Jeff Ciavattone
Dean Ross – Officials Al Myers, LaVerne Myers, Chad Ullom
Crystal Diggs – Official RJ Jackson
Eric Todd – Official Lance Foster
Lance Foster – Official Eric Todd

Lifters using a non-certified Judge:
Denny Habecker – Judge Aidan Habecker
David Fisher – Judge Lynda Burns
RJ Jackson – Judge Dan Wagman
Lynda Burns – Judge David Fisher

WOMENS DIVISION

LIFTER AGE BWT AbR Pin Belt TOT PTS
RJ Jackson 55 105 33 131 155 319 518.2
Crystal Diggs 30 164 15 60 95 170 171.0
Lynda Burns 42 205 25 45 115 185 167.9

MENS DIVISION

LIFTER AGE BWT AbR Pin Belt TOT PTS
Dan Wagman 39 185 55 226 375 656 612.6
Al Myers 50 225 50 215 375 640 595.5
Chad Ullom 45 246 55 160 440 655 555.7
LaVerne Myers 72 239 15 190 220 425 460.1
Barry Bryan 58 196 33 165 220 418 449.6
Denny Habecker 74 195 17 105 242 364 445.9
Barry Pensyl 68 149 37 83 176 296 408.8
Mark Raymond 53 238 17 156 231 404 374.9
Eric Todd 41 260 15 125 349 469 372.3
Calvin Heit 14 125 25 67 155 247 359.9
Rocky Morrison 54 270 5 156 242 403 354.0
Dean Ross 74 250 15 110 198 323 346.2
Lance Foster 51 340 0 115 243 358 274.1
David Fisher 42 229 25 45 165 235 201.1

Notes: Age is recorded in years. BWT is bodyweight in pounds. All lifts recorded in pounds. TOT is total pounds lifted. PTS are overall points adjusted for age and bodyweight corrections.

Postal Championships

by Al Myers

The results from the 2014 USAWA Postal Championships are in!

Many thanks goes to USAWA Postal Director Denny Habecker for getting these results tabulated so quickly (considering the circumstance!)!

I want to mention the lifters that competed in every one of the 4 postal meets promoted by the USAWA.  These lifters deserve special recognition for their support to our postal series: Eric Todd, Barry Bryan, Denny Habecker, Ruth Jackson, and Lance Foster.

MEET RESULTS:

USAWA Postal Championships
December, 2014

Postal Director:  Denny Habecker

Lifter/Official (1-Official System Used):
Al Myers – Chad Ullom
Chad Ullom – Al Myers
Dan Wagman – Jarrod Fobes
Eric Todd – Lance Foster
Barry Bryan – Denny Habecker
Denny Habecker – Barry Bryan
Cale Dunlop – Al Myers
Lance Foster – Eric Todd
Ruth Jackson – Jarrod Fobes
Molly Myers – Al Myers

Lifts: Snatch – From Hang, Deadlift – Dumbbell, One Arm, Pullover and Push

WOMENS DIVISION

LIFTER AGE BWT SN DL1 P&P TOT PTS
Ruth Jackson 53 106 65 180-R 115 350 554.6
Molly Myers 16 174 83 140-R 93 316 336.9

MENS DIVISION

LIFTER AGE BWT SN DL1 P&P TOT PTS
Al Myers 48 236 155 373-R 340 868 773.5
Chad Ullom 42 258 190 417-R 320 927 745.6
Dan Wagman ? 185 167 350-R 250 767 716.8
Eric Todd 39 255 175 310-R 411 896 704.2
Barry Bryan 56 191 127 184-R 221 532 570.3
Denny Habecker 72 197 83 184-R 198 465 557.5
Cale Dunlap 19 149 95 180-R 143 418 455.1
Lance Foster 48 336 95 220-R 155 470 352.9

NOTES:  AGE is age in years.  BWT is bodyweight in pounds.  All lifts recorded in pounds.  R and L designate right and left arms. TOT is total pounds lifted.  PTS are overall adjusted points for age and bodyweight corrections.

The combined totals for the 5 lifters that did all four postals are:

Eric Todd – 2325.75 Points
Barry Bryan – 2192.96
Denny Habecker – 2161.35
Ruth Jackson – 1980.69
Lance Foster – 1517.50

Postal Championships

by Al Myers

MEET ANNOUNCEMENT
2014 USAWA POSTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The big finale of our USAWA Postal Meet Series is upon us!

The Postal Championships will be held during the full month of December, with the entry deadline the last day of the month.  USAWA Postal Meet Director Denny Habecker has picked a good selection of lifts to test everyone’s strength in our Championship event.  Also – I want to remind everyone that this meet “counts double” in generating points toward the yearly postal series point totals.  Let’s have another good turnout of participation!

The lifts:

Snatch – From Hang
Deadlift – One Arm, Dumbbell
Pullover and Push

Denny has let me know that SIX lifters have taken part in all three of the previous quarterly postal meets this year.  Denny commented, “I thought some people might be interested to see the cumulative point totals of the people who have done all the postals so far this year. So here they are.”

Barry Bryan – 1622.62 points
Eric Todd – 1621.58 points
Denny Habecker – 1603.83 points
Ruth Jackson – 1426.12 points
Lance Foster – 1164.63 points
Crystal Diggs – 669.51 points

POSTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS ENTRY FORM (PDF) – 2014 USAWA Postal Championships Entry Form

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