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What is the US Strengthlifting Federation?

What is the US Strengthlifting Federation?

The USSF has made several important changes to the sport of squatting, benching, deadlifting, and pressing. Learn more about what makes us unique...

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Streaming Video for Nationals

You asked for it. We are planning to stream video live from Oakland for the 2018 USSF National Championships. Since we just created our YouTube channel, we are not yet allowed to embed video here. Clicking on one of the images below will take you to your desired stream. A caveat here, however. We don’t…

2018 Nationals Details

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The inaugural 2018 US Strengthlifting Federation (USSF) National Championships will take place on Sunday, January 14th at CrossFit Oakland and we have details for you. The meet will be broken in to two sessions, with women lifting in the morning and men in the afternoon. Our apologies for the early hour, ladies. The lifters in each flight and session are listed below.

2018 Nationals Flight Assignments

Please be aware that after the 7:40 AM start of the women’s session, the schedule might change slightly. In the event that the lifting takes longer than anticipated, the schedule may get pushed back slightly. In general, the meets have run on time, but past performance is no guarantee of future results. Or something along those lines…

6:15 – Doors Open, Women’s Check In, Etc…
7:00 – Women’s Attempts and Rack Heights Due at Sign-In Table
7:10 – Women’s Briefing
7:15 – Women’s Warm Ups Begin
7:40 – Women’s Lifting Commences
11:30 – Open Check In Begins
12:10 – Women’s Lifting Completed
12:20 – Women’s Awards Ceremony
12:30 – Open Attempts and Rack Heights Due at Sign-In Table
12:45 – Women’s Awards Done
12:50 – Open Rules Briefing
12:55 – Open Warmup
13:25 – Open Lifting Commences
19:45 – Open Lifting Completed
19:55 – Open Awards Ceremony
20:15 – Open Awards Done

2018 USSF Nationals in Oakland, CA

US Strengthlifting will hold its first National Championships on Sunday, 14 January 2018 in Oakland, California. To qualify for Nationals, you must have competed and totaled in either the 2017 Challenge or the 2017 Fall Classic. The basics: Date 14 January 2018 Time 8:00 AM until around 8:00 PM Location CrossFit Oakland Sign-Ups https://2018-ussf-nationals.eventbrite.com There…

2017 USSF Fall Classic

We are pleased to announce US Strengthlifting Federation’s Fall Classic. The meets will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29, 2017. Strength meets are unique competitions that allow lifters to establish their one-repetition maximum attempts in the squat, press, and deadlift. Equipment allowed is limited to belts, knees sleeves, wrist wraps, and…

2017 Starting Strength Challenge Results

The 2017 Starting Strength Challenge is over and the full set of results are now available for your perusal. 2017 Starting Strength Challenge Results Congratulations to Elizabeth Kelly and Jordan Feigenbaum, both competing in Oakland, CA, for their first place finishes in the combined Starting Strength Challenge. Donna Cerchia in Gardiner, NY and Daniel Crapanzano…

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