Coastal Bend College to host powerlifting event

 Intramural Powerlifting Meet

Bench Press Competition

An intramural powerlifting competition will be held at Coastal Bend College in Beeville on Saturday, May 7, starting at 8 a.m. in Beeville. The competition will consist of a full powerlifting meet with the addition of a separate bench press competition at $8 for each event and/or $12 for both events. A participant may enter in one or both of the events. We will generally follow USAPL rules.

The CBC Cougar Intramural Powerlifting Meet consists of squats, bench presses and deadlifts.

The Bench Press Championships (Bench Press only) consists of two classifications:

  • “Equipped” lift (which means to lift with the assistance of full equipment such as bench shirts, squat suits, etc.)
  • “Raw” lift (which means to lift without a bench shirt or squat suit).


A wrestling singlet is required as standard attire with a t-shirt and tennis shoes as the minimum required suit for lifting. All competitors must lift with regulation apparel of a wrestling singlet, t-shirt and tennis shoes.

Weigh-in will be from 8-9:30 a.m. lifting will begin at 10 a.m.

For additional information please contact Estevan Vasquez at (361) 354-2721 or or Jack Young at (361) 354-2325 or


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