CBC Powerlifting Muscles Up to Host 7th Annual Powerlifting Championships

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer

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Members of the community and surrounding areas are invited to attend Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) Seventh Annual CBC Cougar Powerlifting Championships on Saturday, April 22 at CBC Beeville. The powerlifting meet is sanctioned by USA Powerlifting (USAPL) and is slated to take place inside of the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center, which is located at 3800 Charco Road.

Meet participants will have the option of competing in the following: full powerlifting meet (squat, bench press and dead lift), bench press only meet, push/pull meet or deadlift only meet. Divisions for the powerlifting meet will be broken down into youth, teen, junior, open, collegiate, master and Special Olympics.

In order to participate in the powerlifting meet, prospective athletes must first purchase a USAPL membership card. USAPL membership cards range from $10-45 and may be purchased online at http://bit.ly/USAPLMembership. Registration for the CBC Cougar Powerlifting Competition is open and interested participants should visit http://bit.ly/USAPL17 to register. The registration fee for participants varies from $20-$55.

Questions regarding the Seventh Annual CBC Cougar Powerlifting Competition should be directed to CBC’s Cougar Powerlifting & Fitness Club Stength Coach Jack Young at (361) 354-2325 or via email at jwyoung@coastalbend.edu or Texas Strength Systems’ Wes Zunker at (210) 317-8245 or via email at wesz@texasstrengthsystems.com.

CBC Beeville gets set to host annual powerlifting competition

Headline: CBC Beeville gets set to host annual powerlifting competition

Coastal Bend College (CBC) will host the Fifth Annual CBC Cougar Powerlifting Competition on Saturday, May 2, 2015. The competition will be held on the CBC Beeville Campus located on 3800 Charco Road in the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym) at 11 a.m. Participants will be able to sign-in and weigh-in beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 1 or at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 2.

Since USA Powerlifting (USAPL) sanctions the powerlifting meet, all lifters must abide by USAPL rules and regulations throughout the duration of the meet. Lifters who reach a national qualifying meet total at this meet will be eligible to compete in the 2015 USAPL Men’s & Women’s Nationals held in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, May 15, 2015.

Competitors will have the option to compete in a full powerlifting meet (squat, bench press and dead lift), bench press only meet, push/pull meet or deadlift only meet. Divisions are as follows: teen, junior, open, masters, high school, collegiate, Special Olympics and youth.

Athletes who would like to participate in the competition will need to have a USAPL membership card at the time of registration. Potential competitors will be able to purchase a USAPL membership card and register for the meet by visiting http://bit.ly/CBCUSAPL. Registration for the event will be $57 and USAPL membership cards will be $45 for each competitor.

For more information, please contact CBC Cougar Powerlifting & Fitness Club Strength Coach Jack Young via phone at 361-354-2325 or via email at jwyoung@coastalbend.edu, CBC Student Life & Housing Coordinator Domingo Martinez III via phone at (361) 354-2772 or via email at domingo@coastalbend.edu or Texas Strength Systems’ Wes Zunker at (210) 317-8245 or via email at wesz@texasstrengthsystems.com.