Weightlifting

St. Cloud, Minnesota • June 17, 2017

Location: The Fast Factory, 300 – 14th Ave E, Sartell, Minnesota 56377.

Entry Fee
$35 before May 19
$40 after May 19
Entry Deadline:  June 2, 2017. Weightlifting registration has closed.

Competition Format
Snatch and clean and jerk, with three attempts in each lift category.  The best snatch and clean and jerk completed are combined for a total score. Competition will be in the following age groups:

  • Minnesota Youth is 16 & under
  • Minnesota Junior is 17-20
  • Open
  • Masters in 5-year increments starting at age 35

Eligibility
Open to all Minnesota residents, and those non-Minnesota residents that have registered with a USAW Minnesota club.  Open also to residents of North and South Dakota.

All participants must the USA Weightlifting (USAW) members.  USAW memberships are available at http://www.teamusa.org/usa-weightlifting.aspx  Age determined by participant’s age December 31, 2017.

Rules
USA Weightlifting (USAW) rules apply. Uniforms need to comply with USAW rules. (One piece singlet)  Rules are at http://www.teamusa.org/usa-weightlifting.aspx.

Venue
The Fast Factory, 300 – 14th Ave. E., Suite B, Sartell, MN 56377

Schedule
Specific schedules will be determined a few days after the deadline. Final schedules will be posted on the Star of the North Games website, or call the sport director (below). In general the schedule starts with the lightest body weight classes interspersed men and women and goes up in body weights through the day.

Awards
Star of the North Games medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age and weight class. Medal winners at the 2016 and 2017 Star of the North Games will earn an invitation to the 2017 State Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Sport Director
Jessica Swanson, 320.267.9582, jess@thefastfactory.com.

Additional Information
Contact the Star of the North Summer Games Office
763.785.5603 (metro) or 800.756.7827 (toll free)
E-mail address: sgames@mnsports.org