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About the Contest

Join USA Weightlifting members across the country our new online competition opportunities to qualify for the following events:


Competition dates:

Each monthly qualifier begins on the first day of each month and ends on the last day of each month at 11:59pm MT.

Registration on BARS must be completed by 5pm MT on the last day of each month.


- Athletes must be current USA Weightlifting members

- Athletes must register for the event on BARS

- Singlets are required

- Athletes must submit all required information on the entry page

- Athletes must submit 1 snatch and 1 clean and jerk video with a visible timestamp, clock or timer at all times in both the weigh in and lift submissions

- A photo of athlete weight with clock displayed will be accepted in lieu of a video

- Videos must be set at 400cm from the athletes start position or make best effort if that is not possible ensure the video shows the athlete from overhead lock out to floor

- Camera must be placed directly in front of the athlete and raised directly in front of the athlete i.e. videos filmed from the ground will not be accepted

- If you have a lock out issue before starting the lift show the judges your full extension pause then lift

- Weights may be in KG or LB.

- Black pound plates must display weight markers in the video either at the beginning or end of the submission

- Weight must be submitted in kg to the lowest whole number for ex. 100.8kg will be recorded as 100kg

- Athletes may start immediately following weigh in OR follow normal competition timing structure



Athletes may choose to weigh in and immediately lift. The examples below are meant as a guideline.

Video submission clock example using traditional timing for a copmetition. Athletes may also choose to weigh in and lift immeditely.

If the athlete weighs in at 1 pm the snatch video should be between 3pm and 4pm and the clean and jerk should be between 4pm and 5pm with the clock displayed to reflect

Video submission timer example:

Alternatively with a timer the start time should be from 1min to 60min (1hour), 120min to 180min for the snatch, and 180 to 240min for the clean and jerk.


- This event will be used as a local competition opportunity. Athletes will be required to weigh in and compete within the same time limit as they would at a local event

- Due to the nature of this event we ask that all athletes compete with integrity and to respect their fellow athletes when sending in submissions

- Pulling straps are not allowed

- Videos that do not include a weight check are prohibited

- Excessive weight cutting methods are not endorsed or allowed

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

- Videos that do not display the weights following the lifts are prohibited

- Singlets are required


- Submissions will be reviewed by National referees and above for approval and qualification

- If your submission is rejected you will receive an email informing you of the decision

- If your submission is accepted you will see the results uploaded to your member profile within 1 week after the competition close

- Athletes will be able to view their submission in the gallery instantly. If your submission is no longer posted in the gallery then your submission has been accepted.

- Contact for submission questions

- Award winners will be notified and published within 1 week of the close of the competition


Top 3 TOTAL placement awards will be given in the following categories

- Men's and Women's Open

- Men's and Women's Masters (all age categories)

- Men's and Women's Youth ( all age categories)

- Men's and Women's Open Adaptive

- Men's and Women's Open Military

Snatch and clean and jerk medals WILL NOT be awarded

Awards will be mailed in June (subject to change)




Kyla, McDonough, 76kg, 40-44 Masters Women

Kyla McDonough

David_Roderick_96k_Mens Masters_60-64

David Roderick

Jack, Buis, 81, Open

Jack Buis

Heath, Lilla 55kg 14-15 youth

Lilla Heath

Natasha Wunderlich, +87, Womens Masters 40-45

Natasha Wunderlich

Erin, Martin, 64k class, Women's Masters 40-44

Erin Martin

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Submit your videos

  1. Weigh in: When the athlete begins the weigh in process start a timer or display clock in the weigh in area. The clock or timer must be visible in either the video or photo submission. Athlete must weigh in wearing a singlet or other single layer. Athlete must be fully visible when stepping onto the scale and must show the weight displayed on the scale.
  2. Snatch submission: Athlete must submit one video with a visible clock or timer that has been continuous since weight in. Camera must be placed directly in front of the athlete. Full body must be visible.
  3. Clean and jerk submission: Athlete must submit one video with a visible clock or timer that has been continuous since weight in. Camera must be placed directly in front of the athlete. Full body must be visible.
  4. All weights must be submitted in kilograms but can be filmed and tested in pounds or kilograms.
  5. Each video submission should display the weights and barbell clearly to verify weight submission.
  6. Video file name should be listed as follows: Athlete Name_Lift_Weight class_Gender _ Division.Upload top snatch, top clean and jerk and body weight.
  7. Video format: MP4

ALL USAW RULES WILL BE IN PLACE I.E. athlete must be motionless before the jerk.

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