POWERLIFTING

In 2017, the California State Games will be held in
conjunction with the USA Masters Games which is a
multi-sport festival for ages 21 and up.

DATES 

Saturday - Sunday  July 15-16, 2017

Powerlifting is now sold out.  You can still register online and be placed on a Wait List.  Last year we were able to accommodate quite a few on the wait list.

SITE 

Crowne Plaza Hotel - Hanalei Ballroom (larger than 2016)
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108
Parking: $4 per day

TIMES/SCHEDULE each day (tentative)

AM Session

7am - 8:30am
Registration/Weigh-In/ Gear Check
8:30am - 9am
Rules briefing & warm-up
9am-2pm
Lifting begins for AM Session
~2pm
Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

PM Session

12:30pm - 2pm
Registration/Weigh-In/ Gear Check
2pm - 2:30pm
Rules briefing & warm-up
2:30pm-9pm
Lifting begins for PM Session
~9pm
Awards


 

 

 

 

 

~times are approximate

 

HOW TO ENTER 

Receive a Discount when you Register Online

To Enter by Mail Click Here

ONLINE ENTRY DEADLINE

June 23, 2017 @ midnight

Registration opens March 1, 2017.  Register early -   Since this is a combined event with USA Masters Games, California athletes (by entering through CA State Games) will be guaranteed a minimum of 140 spots in the competition.  If additional spots become open beyond 140, we will take athletes from the CA State Games registration system wait list.

ENTRY FEE 

  • Online - $85
  • Mail-in - $95
  • 2nd Event Fee:  $35

EVENTS

  • Powerlifting (Squat, Bench Press & Deadlift)
  • Bench Press Only
  • Deadlift Only
  • Push/Pull

WEIGHT CLASSES 

Click here

DIVISIONS - Raw & Equipped

  • Open 
  • Youth (8-13) 
  • Teen 1 (14-15) 
  • Teen 2 (16-17) 
  • Teen 3 (18-19) 
  • Junior (20-23)
  • Master (40+)

NOTE: All lifters are eligible for state records

AGE DETERMINING DATE

Youth, Teen and Juniors: DAY OF EVENT
Masters: Age on December 31, 2017

ELIGIBILITY

To enter CA State Games, you must be a resident of California.  It is open to male and female competitors, age 8 years and older. Lifters must be current USA Powerlifting cardholders. Cards are not available for purchase at the meet. Buy online ahead of time at www.usapowerlifting.com

RULES

Current USA Powerlifting rules will apply. One piece wrestling type singlet must be worn. IPF-approved single ply supportive shirts and lifting suits only. USA Powerlifting rules define raw competition as athlete's use of lifting gear being limited to the following: singlet, legal competition belt, IPF-approved wrist wraps, and Neoprene knee sleeves. Visit www.usapowerlifting.com for complete rules

DRUG TESTING

A minimum of 10% of all lifters will be tested by urinalysis. Some over-the-counter medications, nutritional supplements, and natural herbal supplements may contain prohibited substances. Resources available to the lifter include the USOC Drug Testing Hotline at 1-800-233-0393 or visit www.usapowerlifting.com for a list. Please sign this Drug Testing Waiver and submit with entry or bring to the competition.

AWARDS

Gold, Silver, & Bronze medals will be awarded to each division and weight class.  California State Games medals will be awarded to Youth, Teen & Juniors.  USA Masters Games medals will be awarded to Open & Masters competitors.


POWERLIFTING DIRECTORS

Sheryl Condon

E-mail: sheryl.condon@gmail.com