Rules and Regulations

  • Lift and Rack commands will be given by judges
  • Bar must be motionless on the chest before “press” command will be given; no bouncing
  • Headphones will not be allowed during competition
  • Shoulders and glutes must be on the bench at all times
  • No excessively baggy clothing, shirts will be tight or tucked in at judges discretion
  • No suicide grip
  • 3 lifts; weight cannot be decreased on successive lifts
  • Rules and scoring will be explained prior to competition
  • Weigh-ins will be allowed the day of the event
  • Starting weight is given at the weigh in
  • Students and members only
  • Warm-up begins 30 min before competition