1st Annual First
Responders Max Bench and Deadlift Showdown
Date: August 10th, 2013
Weigh ins: 7 AM, Lifting Begins at 9 AM
Location: Chinchilla Fire Hall “Outdoor” Pavilion
We are excited about hosting the First
Responders showdown competitions. We invite all first
responders to team up and get ready for a showdown
against your peers. Check out our application for a
full explanation of the events and the rules of
performance. Please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have any questions
This is a single lift event,
where you can perform either the bench or the deadlift or
events. This event will be unique event held outdoor under a
pavilion. This is open to any USA Powerlifting Member.
You can purchase your USAPL membership the day or the event
in advance on USAPowerlifting.com.
We offer divisions for male and female lifters, of all ages.
Our events allow geared and raw divisions. You must fill out
an application below and get it in the mail by the entry
deadline of July 10th, to avoid late fees.
Per USA Powerlifting rules,
must meet all the equipment guidelines of USA Powerlifting
lift. Singlets are required, long socks are required in the
deadlift and sports shoes are a must. Check out the USA
handbook for a full run down
on the rules.
Top 3 finishers in each weight class / division will receive
medals. The best lifter awards, which is determined by
formula, will received 40"+ Katana sword.
On May 4th Pennsylvania's Pete Grohoski broke the Master's Nationals
Bench Record twice at the USA Powerlifting Master's National
Championships in Orlando Florida. He won his weight class on an 8 for 9 day and
smashed the National Masters 1 Bench record with a 573 pound bench press 93
KG / 205 LB weight class.
On April 20th he won a silver medal at the IPF Masters World
Championships in Prague with a 556 pound bench press.