The Midwest Border Wars

Saturday, March 25, 2017 to Sunday, March 26, 2017
Type of Meet: 
'Champs Academy' 900 E State St.
Zip Code: 
United States
Meet Director: 
Cody Robbins
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The Midwest Border Wars FULL POWER - BENCH ONLY- DEADLIFT ONLY - PUSH PULL Meet will be capped at 120 lifters. DATE & TIME Saturday, March 25, 2017 - Start Time 9 AM LOCATION Meet will be held at: Champs Academy 900 E State St Huntington, IN 46750 SANCTIONED BY United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Click here to go to the USPA site 2017 USPA National Benchpress/Deadlift qualifier with a Class 1 bench or deadlift June 10-11, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA 2017 USPA National Powerlifting Championship qualifier with Class 1 total USPA Nationals Powerlifting Championships will be held July 2017 in Las Vegas! 2017 Drug Tested National Powerlifting Championship Qualifier with a Class 2 total Drug tested Nationals will be held July 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia 2017 IPL World Benchpress-Deadlift Qualifier with Master level bench or deadlift IPL Bench-Deadlift Worlds will be held Sept 2017 TBD 2017 IPL World Qualifier with Master total IPL Full Power Worlds will be held in Las Vegas Nov 2017 Men's and Women's Classification Standards are available on the USPA website under Member Resources. Click here to go to the USPA site ELIGIBILITY Eligibility: Any male or female 13 years or older. Lifters must be current USPA members. Good for one year from date of purchase. Must purchase online before contest. DIVISIONS Open, Junior 13-15-, 16-17, 18-19, 20-23, Submaster 35-39, Master 40-44, 45-49, etc. WEIGHT CLASSES Men: 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 220, 242, 275, 308, 308+ Women: 97, 105, 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 198+ RULES One-piece singlet must be worn, as a minimum for all lifters. Underwear must be "V" type legless aka "tighty whities", or jockstrap. No compression shorts or spandex allowed. Raw division: requires a one piece singlet, and allows 4 inch wide buckle or lever belt (No velcro belts or padding on the inside of the belt), wristwraps can be up to 1 meter, and single layer kneesleeves. Over the calf long socks required for the deadlift for all lifters. Classic Division: is raw except it allows up to 2.5 meter kneewraps for the squat. Single Ply rules: Single-Ply squat, bench, and deadlift suits only! No velcro straps on the squat/deadlift suit. Velcro is allowed on the bench shirt, but must close the back completely- no open back shirts. No velcro straps allowed on squat or deadlift suit. No support briefs allowed in single ply. Multi Ply rules: Multi-Ply division allows multi-ply squat, bench shirts and deadlift suits along with open back shirts and Velcro straps for the DL suit. See USPA rulebook at for complete rules. SCHEDULE Early weigh-in & Equipment Check: Friday from 9am-11am and 5pm-7pm Saturday weigh-in by appointment only. Contact Meet Director. Rules Briefing/Warmup: Saturday, 8 AM Lifting Begins: Saturday, 9 AM AWARDS Open:1st - 3rd place in each weight class Junior 13-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-23: 1st - 3rd place in each weight class and age group Submaster 35-39: 1st - 3rd place in each weight class Master 40-44, 45-49, etc.: 1st - 3rd place in each weight class and age group. Best Lifter: Any division with 3 of more lifters. This is an annual tri-state meet between Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana. There will be special awards for the best lifters.(All Lifters Welcome) ENTRY FEE $90 per lifter ($75 for students with school ID), add $30 if entering additional division (Full Power and Bench only = 2 awards or Open & Masters = 2 awards). T-shirts will be available for purchase at the meet. PAYMENT Payment of entry fees will be done via PayPal. You will be redirected to PayPal to submit your entry after completing your registration details. Entries will not be considered final until your payment has been received. REGISTRATION DEADLINE March 11, 2017. There will be a $20.00 late fee after this date. No entries will be accepted after March 15, 2017. QUESTIONS Call Cody Robbins at 317-431-1093, or send an email Click Here to send email. WEBSITE You may view USPA rules and view the State or American records on the USPA website. Click here to go to the USPA site