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What to anticipate on Meet Day- Half 1 – Ladies Who Powerlift

What to expect on Meet Day- Part 1

Written by: Ivy Knight, USPA Nationwide Referee

You signed up for the meet, you educated and prepped, and also you honed in in your method. You probably did the work and now it’s the day earlier than your meet. It’s 9 am and also you stroll into the situation. You line up with a bunch of different lifters whereas the refs are seated at a desk.

You’re subsequent in line. 

You give them your identify. After which they ask to your driver’s license and your federation membership card. They affirm your age, your class, your division, and your occasions. 

Class– your age group. Open, JR, Submaster, or Grasp

Division– Uncooked, Basic Uncooked, Single Ply or Multi-Ply

Occasion– Full Energy (all 3 lifts), Bench press solely, Deadlift solely or Push-pull (bench and deadlifts solely)

Now the ref asks you to take out every part you’ll put on on the platform:


Deadlift socks


Footwear (all that you just plan to put on on the platform)

Knee sleeves (in case you put on them)

Wrist wraps (in case you put on them)



… and some different issues relying on the federation you’re competing in. 

The ref will anticipate them to make it possible for they observe the specs and dimensions.

As soon as every part is checked out you’ll wait to be known as as much as get weighed in. 

You’re all weighed in and it’s time to eat some meals and get some relaxation. 

It’s MEET DAY!!!!!! 

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