2020 USA Powerlifting

Missouri State Championship

Sanction# MO-2020-07

Please Note – Entries must be completed by 12:00 AM CST on May 1st, 2020. No late entries will be allowed and competitors will be strictly capped to the first 130 entries (NO EXCEPTIONS).

All registrations are final. No refunds will be given for any reason.


Eligibility Requirements

This is an open championship for Missouri Residents. There are no qualifying totals and/or competitions required to enter. Entries will be limited to the first 130 lifters.  Each lifter competing in the championship must be a member of USA Powerlifting. Memberships to USA Powerlifting can be purchased online at usapowerlifting.com. Memberships must be purchased prior to meet, no exceptions.  Non Missouri Residents can enter; however will be guest lifters and not included in final standings.


Awards will be presented to all 1st – 3rd place finishers, for each weight class and division. Best Lifter awards will be presented to the best overall male and female lifters of the powerlifting competition. The overall best lifters will be determined by IPF points.

Championship Updates/Information

All contest information, updates, roster, etc. will be posted on the USA Powerlifting of Missouri Facebook page.


Spectators & Coaches Fees:

  • Adults and Coaches: $10.00 Entry Fee
    • Each athlete is permitted 1 coach in warm-up area. Additional spectators and coaches are not allowed to loiter in warm-up area.
  • Children under 7: FREE
Weight Classes
  • 103.5lbs/47kgs
  • 114.5lbs/52kgs
  • 125.5lbs/57kgs
  • 138.75lbs/63kgs
  • 158.5lbs/72kgs
  • 185lbs/84kgs
  • 185lbs+/84+kgs
  • 130.00lbs/59kgs
  • 145.50lbs/66kg
  • 163.00lbs/74kgs
  • 182.75lbs/83kgs
  • 205.00lbs/93kgs
  • 231.25lbs/105kgs
  • 264.50lbs/120kgs
  • 264.50+lbs/120+kgs
Technical Rules

This competition is sanctioned by USA Powerlifting. The USA Powerlifting Technical Rules can be found here: www.usapowerlifting.com/committees/technical.

Events vs. Divisions

Please note the distinction between divisions and events. Competitors are charged a $25 fee for each additional division (Open/Teen/Junior/Masters) within the same event (e.g., competing Open Division MO State Powerlifting and Masters Division MO State Powerlifting). However, full rate entry fees are charged for competing in two different events (e.g., competing Open MO State Powerlifting and Open MO State Benchpress Only).

Tentative Schedule

7:00 am to 8:30 am Weigh-in & equipment check for ALL lifters
8:30 am to 9:00 am Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for first flight
9:00 am to 5:30 pm Competition lifting for all athletes
6:00 pm Awards presentation/Drug-testing protocol

Schedule subject to change – sessions may be used like previous year