Weightlifting

St. Cloud, Minnesota • June 23, 2018

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

Entry Fee
$35 before May 18
$40 on or after May 18
Entry Deadline:  June 1, 2018. 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:

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

Eligibility
Open to all Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota residents, and residents from other states who have registered with a Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota Local Weightlifting Committee.

All participants must the USA Weightlifting (USAW) members.  USAW memberships are available at http://www.teamusa.org/usa-weightlifting.aspx. There is a “Join” link at the top of the home page. Age determined by participant’s age December 31, 2018.

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 2018 and 2019 Star of the North Games will earn an invitation to the 2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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