2022 USA Powerlifting Michigan Ladies of Iron

Sanction: MI-2022-02

Date: April 30, 2022

Location: F 3 Fitness – 23250 Van Born Rd, Dearborn Heights, MI 48125

REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY, JANUARY 1 AT 10:00AM EST.

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON MARCH 26, 2022 OR WHEN 56 LIFTER CAP IS REACHED.

About the United Ladies of Iron:

Multiple states in the United States will hold a WOMEN’S ONLY event on the same date, April 30, 2022. Scoring will be done via LiftingCast. This will allow all competitors to compete against women all over the United States at the same time without being in the same place. These combined results will be entered into the lifting database as “United Ladies of Iron” to form, possibly, the largest women’s only powerlifting event!

Each lifter will also compete against the lifters at their local event. Awards and placings will be given to those on location as well as the nation wide placings.

Each local event will award the top 3 places in each weight class and age division. In addition, the top 3 in each weight class and age division will be awarded to the winners of United Ladies of Iron.

Participating States: Connecticut, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Registration:

All participants must register online. All registrants must be current USA Powerlifting members. Membership application can be found here.
First Division + United Ladies of Iron T-shirt: $105
Additional Divisions: $25

All entries are non-refundable.

Divisions:

The age divisions offered for this meet will be Youth (8-14), Teen (14-19), Junior (20-23), Masters (40+) and Open divisions. Both Female and Mx will be offered.

NOTE: The Open division is by far the most competitive. I highly recommend registering for the Open division, even if you are also able to register in another age division. Many athletes will register in both to have a larger group of competitors.

Events:

Events offered will be 3-Lift, Bench-Only, and Deadlift-Only. You may lift in either the raw, raw with wraps, or equipped (single-ply) divisions. Please contact the meet director if you wish to compete in Para-Bench or Adaptive Athlete divisions.

Schedule:

Session 1:

6:00am SHARP – Weigh-Ins
5:30am-7:30am – Check-In, Equipment Check, Rack Heights
7:30am – Rules Meeting
8:00am – Lifting Begins

Session 2:

12:00pm SHARP – Weigh-Ins
11:30am-1:30pm – Check-In, Equipment Check, Rack Heights
1:30pm – Rules Meeting
2:00pm – Lifting Begins

Technical Rules:

This meet will follow the technical rules found in the USA Powerlifting rulebook. You can find the rulebook here.

There will be a minimum of 10% of participants will be drug tested via urinalysis. For more information on anti-doping or to look up prescriptions and supplements, visit USA Powerlifting’s anti-doping page.

Awards:

Medals will be given to 1st through 3rd place in each weight class in the youth, teen, junior, masters, and open divisions. There will be awards given for the best overall female and male lifters based on IPF points. If you place 1st through 3rd in the United Ladies of Iron, you will also receive your custom medal in the mail.

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