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USA Powerlifting High School Nationals

General Info

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Myrtle Beach Convention Center

2101 N Oak St
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


March 30th – April 2nd 2023

Registration open to teams and individuals without a team

Individual Entry: 

  • Early-bird Registration: $155 | Until September 30th, Midnight EST
  • Regular Registration: $169
  • Late Registration: $225 | Starts February 15th
  • Registration closes | February 28, Midnight EST

Refund Policy: No Refunds

Team Deadline: March 12, Midnight EST

Coach Registration: This can be purchased up to the beginning of the lifters session.

Athlete Weight Class Change Deadline: March 8, Midnight EST

Athlete Withdrawal Deadline: Start of Competition

Hotel Booking: February 28, 2023 (we recommend booking earlier to ensure the rooms are not sold out)

To qualify, you must achieve a qualifying total in a USA Powerlifting event between January 1, 2022, through the registration deadline.

Link to Qualifying Totals

Review all information sent via email.

High School / Teen Meeting

All coaches are invited to attend the USA Powerlifting High School and Teen meeting. 

When: Thursday, March 30, 6pm

Where: Competition Arena Hall

What: Discussion on issues relevant to this meet and topics that will affect the future of High School Powerlifting.  Check out the meeting agenda now

Equipment Check & Rack Heights

Athletes may have their equipment check and rack heights obtained at any of the below session days and times:

  • Thursday, March 30: 7am and 10am
  • Friday, March 31: 7am, 11am, 3pm
  • Saturday, April 1: 5:30am, 10:30am, 3pm
  • Sunday, April 2nd: 6am, 11am

Competition Schedule

Lifting Schedule

Thursday, March 30

  • Session 1
    • Weigh-in: 8am
    • Lifting starts: 10am
    • Groups: FR-JV-48, FR-JV-52, MR-JV-52, MR-JV-56, MR-JV-60, MR-JV-67.5
  • Session 2
    • Weigh-in: 11:30am
    • Lifting starts: 1:30pm
    • Groups: F-JV-56, FR-JV-56, FR-JV-60, MR-JV-75, MR-JV-82.5

Friday, March 31

  • Session 1
    • Weigh-in: 8am
    • Lifting starts: 10am
    • Groups: F-JV-100+, F-JV-75, F-V-44, F-V-48, FR-JV-100, FR-JV-100+, FR-JV-67.5, FR-JV-75, FR-JV-82.5, FR-JV-90, M-JV-125, M-JV-90, M-V-52, MR-JV-100, MR-JV-110, MR-JV-125, MR-JV-140+, MR-JV-90, MR-V-52
  • Session 2
    • Weigh-in: 12:30pm
    • Lifting starts: 2:30pm
    • Groups: F-V-56, FR-V-44, FR-V-48, FR-V-52, FR-V-56, M-V-56, M-V-60, M-V-67.5, MR-V-56, MR-V-60
  • Session 3
    • Weigh-in: 4pm
    • Lifting starts: 6pm
    • Groups: MR-V-67.5

Saturday, April 1st

  • Session 1
    • Weigh-in: 6am
    • Lifting starts: 8am
    • Groups: F-V-60, F-V-67.5, F-V-75, FR-V-60, FR-V-67.5, FR-V-75, M-V-75, M-V-82.5, M-V-90
  • Session 2
    • Weigh-in: 11:30am
    • Lifting starts: 1:30pm
    • Groups: MR-V-82.5, MR-V-90
  • Session 3
    • Weigh-in: 4pm
    • Lifting starts: 6pm
    • Groups: MR-V-75

Sunday, April 2nd

  • Session 1
    • Weigh-in: 7am
    • Lifting starts: 9am
    • Groups: F-V-100, F-V-82.5, F-V-90, FR-V-100, FR-V-82.5, FR-V-90, M-V-100, M-V-110, MR-V-100, MR-V-110
  • Session 2
    • Weigh-in: 12pm
    • Lifting starts: 2pm
    • Groups: FR-AA-100+, FR-V-100+, M-V-140+, MR-V-125, MR-V-140, MR-V-140+

Award Schedule

Awards will be handed our after each session each day

  • Friday
    • JV Best Female Raw / Equipped
    • JV Best Male Raw / Equipped
    • JV Best Female Team Raw / Equipped
    • JV Best Male Team Raw / Equipped
    • JV Mixed Team Raw / Equipped
  • Sunday
    • V Best Female Raw / Equipped
    • V Best Male Raw / Equipped
    • V Best Female Team Raw / Equipped
    • V Best Male Team Raw / Equipped
    • V Mixed Team Raw / Equipped

COVID Restrictions: We currently have no limitations on gatherings.

Buy spectator tickets

Kids under 10 get in free

Each registered team receives two coaching passes with their team entry. 

If you do not have a registered team the coaching pass is $15 per session.
Purchase: Online coaches pass

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No professional cameras or video cameras are allowed in the venue. USA Powerlifting Media Policy

Volunteers are always needed to help make an event great! Are you able to help? There are a variety of areas we can use help, even from those who are not powerlifters. Spouses, girlfriends/boyfriends, children, and parents who can volunteer a few hours through the weekend are welcome.

If you can help, please take a moment to fill out the volunteer form.

Thank you!!!!

All equipment worn at this event must meet USA Powerlifting specifications.

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