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2019 USA Powerlifting Murder of Crows Open

Murder of Crows Barbell Club is proud to host their Fourth USA Powerlifting meet on Saturday and Sunday, February 16-17th, 2019. Please review the information below before submitting your application!


Sanction #:


Meet Director:

Sean Collins

Entry Deadline:

Friday, February 8th 2019


$85 per athlete. $10 for spectators (full-day pass). Coaches get in for free (maximum of 1 per athlete). We will be selling a meet t-shirt for $20 (pre-order only).

Please note that there will be no refunds and / or transfers of entry.

About the Competition:

This will be a raw-only meet (for raw competition standards, please refer to the USAPL guidelines here). Each participant will go through the squat, bench, and deadlift (no bench-only, push/pull options available).

Each participant will go into the Open category. No Master or Junior-specific divisions. Medals will be given to the top three lifters in each weight class.

Competition will be limited to 120 lifters maximum. All 120 athletes will compete over the course of Saturday and Sunday, 2/16 and 2/17.

Technical guidelines can be found here, and are encouraged to be reviewed prior to competition. Approved equipment standards (such as belts, wrist-wraps, shoes, and attire) can be found here.

Please note: as this is a USAPL competition sanctioned by USA Powerlifting, there will be drug-testing at this meet.

Please make sure you bring your current USAPL Membership Card and ID with you to this meet. We will NOT be selling USAPL memberships, so please make sure they are current / renewed prior to attending this competition. You may purchase / renew your USAPL Membership here.

Questions? Feel free to email us at, and a staff member will be able to help you out.

Prospective Schedule:

Saturday AM:

Women's weight classes: 47kg, 52kg, 57kg, 63kg

7AM Weigh In

9AM Lifting

1PM Awards

Saturday PM:

Women's weight classes: 72kg, 84kg, 84kg+

Men's weight classes: 66kg

12PM Weigh In

2PM Lifting

6PM Awards

Sunday AM:

Men's Weight Classes: 74kg & 83kg

7AM Weigh In

9AM Lifting

1PM Awards

Sunday PM: 

Men's Weight Classes: 93kg, 105kg, 105kg+

12PM Weigh In

2PM Lifting

6PM Awards

Earlier Event: December 15
USA Weightlifting - Level 1
Later Event: January 5
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