Little Falls Hosts First Ever Weightlifting Meet

High school weightlifting has expanded outside the metro area this year with Little Falls High School hosting their first ever meet.  Almost 40 lifters competed, with the most being from Little Falls and Armstrong.  Grand Rapids and Brainerd also had several competitors too.  The highlight of the meet was Armstrong’s […]

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 […]

Referees Needed!

Attention all Minnesota Weightlifting supporters!  We need Referees!  USAW has instituted a new requirement that all sanctioned meets have Certified Referees in all 3 chairs.  If this requirement is not met, meet results will not be recognized by the USAW.  With the growth of USAW and MN High School Weightlifting, […]

2015-2016 Season Set To Begin

The high school weightlifting season is about to begin.  Two meets are scheduled to get the season started in December.  Both meets will be held on Saturday, December 12th.  The North Metro meet will be held at Armstrong High School.  The Southern Minnesota meet will be held at Cannon Falls […]

Calling all of Minnesota Weightlifting!

We need you!  Minnesota is hosting the National Youth Championships in a few weeks – June 26-28.  We need many more volunteers to make the Largest USAW Weightlifting Meet EVER – a Special Minnesota Event.  With over 600 registered lifters and 48 lifting sessions, we need to make sure the […]

Live Video from State Meet

Live video will be streamed online again from this year’s High School State Championships.  Just click HERE or on the “Live Video” link above to get to the video page.  Here are the lifting groups and their platform assignments.  If you have family and/or friends who cannot come to the meet, […]

State Meet Final Competition Schedule

Here is the final schedule for the state championships on Saturday.  Please note the time changes: All JV Girls, V Women – No change – 7:00-8:00 am Weigh-in, 9:00 am Lift All JV Boys – Weigh-in moved to 10:30-11:30 am, 12:30 pm Lift All V Men – Weigh-in moved to […]

A Big Last Chance

The annual Last Chance meet was held in Caledonia on Saturday.  This was the final opportunity to qualify for the state meet for those lifters that were on the bubble.  For those already qualified it was a chance to go for some big attempts.  For others, it was their first […]

Order Your State T-Shirt

The 2015 High School State Championship t-shirts can now be pre-ordered to reserve yours, and save $5.00.  The very limited quantity will be available to purchase at the meet for $25, so it is recommended that you order yours ahead of time.  Below is the front of the blue shirts.  The […]

Team Minnesota: National Champions

Team Minnesota, comprised of ten athletes ranging in age from 16-20 years old, competed in the National Junior Championships in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma over the Valentines weekend, and WOW did they bring home something sweet. Team Minnesota took 1st place in both the Men’s and Women’s divisions. There were some […]