Coastal Bend College to host powerlifting event

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An intramural powerlifting competition will be held at Coastal Bend College in Beeville on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Weigh in starts at 8 a.m. The meet starts at 10:30 a.m. The competition will consist of a full powerlifting meet with the addition of a separate bench press competition at $15 for each event and/or $25 for both events. A participant may enter in one or both of the events. We will generally follow USAPL rules.

This event will have several categories for both men and women athletes:

Collegeiate (for college students [must have college ID])

Open (anyone from the community can enroll)

SubMasters I (open division from age 35-40)

SubMasters II (open divisiion from 40-45)

SubMasters III (open division from 45-50)

Masters I (open division from 50 – 55)

Masters II (open 55-60)

Masters III (open 60 or older)

The powerlifting championships consist 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.

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


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