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2020 Ruleset is Live!

Here at the USSF we are excited for 2020 and for a few but very important rule changes that are intended to grow the community of lifters! First and foremost we are most excited to announce the new Powerlifting Division of the USSF – USPowerlifting. The powerlifting division retains the weigh outs, the absence of…

Deadlift Rule Change

In the spirit of supporting as many lifters as we can, an additional allowance for the deadlift has been provided: For any deadlift attempt weighing less then 65kg, a calibrated 10kg bumper of 450mm diameter and within 15grams of its marked value may be utilized to bring the deadlift bar to a sufficient height. Please…

Membership Rate Change

In order to keep up with the costs of insurance, maintenance, and future development the USSF will be increasing the rate of membership from $25 to $40 per year. We are dedicated to making this sport as accessible as possible and therefore we still retain the lowest cost of membership of any federation. Please do…