Weightlifting

St. Cloud, Minnesota • June 21, 2014
Venue – Performing Arts Center – St Cloud State University

Entry Fee
$30 before May 22
$35 after May 22
Entry Deadline:  June 12, 2014, sorry no day-of-event registrations accepted

Competition Format
Snatch and clean and jerk, with three attempts in each lift category.  The best snatch and clean and jerk completed are combined for a total score. Competition will be in age groups listed below, except in Minnesota Youth (School Age) is 16 & under and Junior is 17-20, and Masters in 5-year increments starting at age 35.

Eligibility
Open to all Minnesota residents and those non-Minnesota residents registering with the Minnesota Association of USAW.  Memberships are available at the venue site ($10 extra paper copy) – School Age (17 and under): $30; Junior (age 18-20): $40: Senior (age 21-34): $50; Master (age 35 and over): $55.  Age determined by participant’s age December 31, 2014. Forms available at www.usaweightlifting.org

Rules
USA Weightlifting (USAW) rules apply. Uniforms need to comply with USAW rules. (One piece singlet)  Rules are at www.usaweightlifting.org.

Venue
Performing Arts Center, St. Cloud State University.

Schedule
All athletes must report to the Star of the North Games headquarters for registration prior to weigh-in. All age groups will lift together by gender and class. Women will lift in the morning and men (probably more than one session) will lift in the afternoon. Specific schedules will be determined a few days after the deadline. Final schedules will be posted on the Star of the North Games website, or call the sport director (below).

Awards
Star of the North Games medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age and weight class. Medal winners at the 2014 Star of the North Games will earn an invitation to the 2015 State Games of America, July 28-August 2, in Lincoln, Neb.

All-Events Passes
Passes are required for admission to all Star of the North Summer Games events and may be purchased for $10 per person at registration check-in, or at the weightlifting venue.  Admission is free for children 12 and under.  All athletes receive a credential as part of their registration fee.

Sport Director
Travis Zins, 320.308.1255, tczins@stcloudstate.edu

Additional Information
Contact the Star of the North Summer Games Office
763.785.5603 (metro) or 800.756.7827 (toll free)
E-mail address: sgames@mnsports.org

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