2019 Capital City Open

2019 Capital City Open


Hosted by DC Weightlifting Club

Meet Director: Michael Choi


Email: capcityopen@dcweightlifting.org


Instagram: @capcityopen


Hashtags: #capcityopen, #capcityopen2019


 




 Hard to believe, but this is the 9th Capital City Open! This meet will sell out quickly so please be ready to sign up as soon as possible. A waitlist will be created.


To make our meets successful, we count on volunteers. Please take the LWC Referee certification, so you can help officiate.





Meet Details


*All details subject to change. We will notify athletes of major updates.


See Divisions and Categories.



Deadline – Friday, March 29, 2019 OR when athlete entry max (100) is met.


Waiver: This will be provided for your signature at check-in. Athletes younger than 18 require parent signature.


Entry Fee – $85 (+ processing fee).


Refunds – assumes your spot is filled by another athlete in your session. This will be at the meet director’s discretion and is final.



  • By Feb 26 – 100%

  • By March 14 – 50%

  • March 15 and beyond – No refunds



Eligibility – Open to all current USAW registered athletes. Join or renew expired membership through the USAW website before April 07, 2019. Expired and non-members may not compete in a sanctioned meet in accordance to USAW rules.

Rules – Competition will be conducted under the current IWF technical rules.


One rule will be strongly enforced: You must control the bar down, maintaining contact until past the shoulders. Failure to comply will result in no-lift i.e. do not slam or spike the bar.


Required at Check-in



  • Government Photo ID and valid USAW card required at weigh-in.

  • Sign entry & waiver form from Step 2 from Steps to complete registration.


Attire


Required (If you have questions about attire, contact the meet director)



  • A singlet


Allowed



  • Single color 1- or 2-piece unitards worn under singlets

  • Knee sleeves

  • Belts up to 12 mm at its thickest point


Not allowed



  • Long sleeve shirts or long pants

  • Tape or obstruction 5 cm elbows

  • Baggy shorts

  • Questions? Ask mike@dcweighlifting.org


Sanction – USA Weightlifting and Maryland-Potomac Valley LWC (#09-19-179344).


Awards – Top 3 in each division and weight category.


Divisions and Categories


Male Divisions: 55, 61, 67, 73, 81, 89, 96, 102, 109, 109+


Female Divisions:  45, 49, 55, 59, 64, 71, 76, 81, 87, 87+