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October 1, 2020

USA Weightlifting's

3rd Annual High School Throwdown

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About the Contest

It's time to find the 2020 Strongest Athletes and Schools in the U.S.A.!

Competition Rules and Regulations

WEIGHT CLASSES (LB)

​Male: 119 | 129 | 139 | 154 | 169 | 183 | 199 | 219 | 238 | +238
Female: 101 | 110 | 119 | 129 | 139 | 154 | 169 | 183 | 199 | +199

EVENTS

Bench | Back squat | Clean ( full or power)

HOW TO REGISTER

1. Upload 3 videos displaying your best bench, squat, and clean. 

2. Fill out the required information below

3. Video file name should be listed as follows Athlete Name_Lift_School_Weight class_Gender

Ex. John doe_Bench_USA Weightlifting HS_119_male

RULES

1. All athletes must submit 1 video showcasing their best bench, squat and clean.

2. Each video must include the athlete weighing in on a scale with the weight clearly visible following the completion of each lift.

3. Squat and bench will be judged based on the rules set by USA Powerlifting.

4. Clean will be judged based on the rules set by USA Weightlifting

5. Athletes between the ages of 13 and 18 may participate 

6. Home-schooled and international school US athletes may participate 

REGULATIONS

1. Upon request athletes will have to submit high school attendance verification to suzy.sanchez@usaweightlifting.org

2. Bench shirts and squat suits are prohibited

3. Pulling straps are not allowed

4. Videos that do not include a weight check are not allowed

5. Excessive weight cutting methods are not endorsed or allowed

6. Knee sleeves and knee wraps are allowed

7. Belts are allowed 

8. In the case of a tie the athlete that posted their video submission first will be awarded

PRIZES

Top 3 schools:

Crossover Symmetry: Pro Shoulder Package

LMNT: Sample packs

Truce Hand cleanser: Gallon of chalk remover and all purpose cleaner plus discount codes

LiftGenie: LiftGenie tape

Club banner

Top school:

(1) rogue men's or women's barbell

Trophy

Weight class champions:

Crossover Symmetry: hip & core system

LMNT: two 30-ct boxes

Truce Hand cleanser plus discount code for top 10 men/women

LiftGenie LiftGenie tape top 10 men/women LiftGenie tape

United lifters: t shirt

Trophy

Caffeine and Kilo's gift card

(1) pair Nike WL shoes

(1) year USAW membership


Entries

_bench_coral shores highschool_f139_male

Landon Blackford

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+238 youth

Brandon Hernandez

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chuck jacobsen lift video

Chuck Jacobsen

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Emily Larrivee (154)

Emily Larrivee

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Submit Your Entry

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HOW TO REGISTER 

1. Upload 3 videos displaying your best bench, squat, and clean.
2. Fill out the required information below
3. Video file name should be listed as follows Athlete Name_Lift_School_Weight class_Gender
Ex. John doe_Bench_USA Weightlifting HS_119_male

VIDEO SUBMISSION EXAMPLE

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About us

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