Competitions

Info on weightlifting meets and competitions.


Registration for Raider Open 1

Registration is now open for the Raider High School Open on January 15th.  Athletes need to fill out the online registration form (see link below).  You must fill out the paper version with the entry fee and bring those two things (form & fee) to the meet.  Entry forms will not […]


State Championships Set for March 12

After Saturday’s Last Chance Qualifier in Caledonia, the field for the High School State Championships is set.  In order to qualify for the state meet, athletes must be ranked in the top three for their weight class or have lifted the qualifying total required for their weight class.  On the […]


National Champs Again!

Weightlifters from throughout the state joined forces this weekend to compete together as Team Minnesota at the USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships in Philadelphia.  The defending team champs once again brought home the team tiles for both the men’s and the women’s divisions!  Leading the way for the men was […]


Team Minnesota Set To Defend National Titles

Team Minnesota travels to Philadelphia this weekend to compete at the USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships and to defend its national team titles from last year. All meet and competition information can be found HERE. Live video will be available to watch HERE.   Here are the teams’ rosters for […]


Great Lifting At Lakeville

The Lakeville High School Open was hosted this past Saturday by the Lakeville South Weightlifting Club. The meet was held at Kenwood Trail Middle School as an “overflow” meet next to the Blaze Open, held on the same day. There were teams from Cannon Falls, Red Wing, Winona and Prior […]


Raider Open Continues To Grow

The annual Raider High School Open was held on Saturday in Northfield.  This was an great meet, and one of their largest ever.  With 137 athletes competing, they ran three platforms for the first time.  It took lots of volunteers to help, and the action was awesome!  Burnsville had 16 […]


New Records Set At Rosemount Open

Three lifters broke or tied five state records at the Rosemount High School Open on Saturday.  An Phan of Shakopee had a huge day breaking all three Varsity state records in the 56kg weight class.  He snatched 81kg, breaking the old record of 77.5 that was set in 2003.  He […]