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 […]


Weightlifting Expansion Continues in Moorhead 1

The first annual Moorhead High School Weightlifting Meet was a great jump start to the sport of weightlifting on the western side of MN. This competition had a mixture of North Dakota lifters as well as Minnesota competitors. We did have to share the fieldhouse with a few weekend basketball […]


Referees Needed For Lakeville Meet

Urgent ALL CALL for Referees!  We are in desperate need for certified refs for the Lakeville meet this weekend and do not have any signed-up yet.  Please contact Chris Rousmiller  directly by email: rous1815@isd194.org to volunteer.


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 […]


Little Falls Hosts First Ever Weightlifting Meet 41

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, […]