Registration for the Star of the North weightlifting competition is closed.

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
Registration is 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

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.

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.

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


Here is the 2018 schedule:

All Women (17 athletes): weigh-in at 8-9 a.m., lift at 10 a.m.

Men (10 athletes): 56-92 kg: weigh-in at 11 a.m.-12 noon, lift at 1:00 p.m.

Men 105-105+ (10 athletes): weigh-in at 1-2 p.m., lift at 3 p.m.

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