2022 USA Powerlifting Raw Strength Summer Showdown

Sanction: MI-2022-05

Date: July 9, 2022

Location: Raw Strength – 300 E Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49002

Need to make a change to your entry? Just fill out the Athlete Change Form!

All entries are non-refundable. Meet credits/transfers are only issued if your spot is filled. After June 25, you cannot receive a meet credit for a transfer.


DO NOT HESITATE TO JOIN THE WAITLIST! The earlier you are on the list, the more likely you have a chance to take a spot.

SPECTATORS & COACHES: Spectator and Coach Passes are available for presale, but capped at 50. All additional passes must be purchased at the door. Only those with coach passes will be allowed in the warm up area.
Spectator Presale: $12
Spectator Door Ticket: $15
Coach Pass Presale: $20
Coach Pass Door Ticket: $25


REGISTRATION: All participants must register online. All registrants must be current USA Powerlifting members. Membership application can be found here.
1st Division (includes Calloso T-Shirt): $160
Additional Divisions: $40

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

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, Push-Pull and Bench-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.


7:00am SHARP – Weigh-Ins
6:30am-8:30am – Check-In, Equipment Check, Rack Heights
8:30am – Rules Meeting
9:00am – 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 also be awards given for the best overall female and male lifters based on DOTS points.

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