2015 Summer Splash Powerlifting Meet

High School Powerlifting Meet (Raw division & Equipped)
Sanctioned by USA Powerlifting #WI-2015-08

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Entry form – also contains more information on where to send registration


Location: Omro HS
455 Fox Trail
Omro, WI 54963

Co-Hosted Event: Omro Powerifting and Necedah Powerlifting

Meet Directors: Jason Kallas (920-203-8916) and Erich Mach

Awards: Individual awards will be calculated by WILKS scoring for all categories.

Individual Men & Women (each gender has the following awards listed below)

Full 3 Lift Meet (RAW) Full 3 Lift Meet (EQUIPPED)
* 1st – 5th place Medal by wilks

Combined weight classes

* 1st – 5th place Medal by wilks

Combined weight classes

Schedule:   (2 PLATFORMS)  ** There is a RAW and EQUIPPED division
Registration, Weight – in and equipment check – 7:00 to 8:30 A.M.
Warm-Up time – 8:15 AM – 8:55 AM Lifting begins at 9:00 A.M.

FULL “3 LIFT” PL MEET   (2 PLATFORMS)     ** There is a RAW and EQUIPPED division
Registration, Weight – in and equipment check – 7:00 to 8:30 A.M.
Warm-Up time – 8:30 – 8:55 AM Lifting begins at 9 A.M.

Entry Fee: Full meet – $50 Per Lifter (Does not include any USAPL card fees)

Eligibility: This meet is minimum age of 14 years old on the day of competition. High school graduates from the ’14-15 school year are not allowed to participate. All USA Powerlifting card members who hold current 2015-2016 memberships or. Lifters can purchase a membership card at the meet venue. Must have not used strength inducing drugs in the last three years (36 months), and prescriptions diuretics or banned stimulants in the 7 days prior to the contest. THIS IS A DRUG TESTED MEET.

Equipment – Bench shirts authorized – equipment must meet IPF standards for 2015-16 rules.

Entries Must be post marked by July 15, 2015.  Note – the meet will cap out at 100 lifters overall and the deadline is strictly enforced. Be sure to send in entries on time to ensure you have a spot to lift.

2015 Western Wisconsin Open

(Formerly known as the Hudson Natural Open)

Join us on Halloween October 31st to put up some Scary Numbers! Last year our event witnessed several State and American records and we expect the same to happen this year. We will have a limited number of event T-shirts available so be sure to pre-order your shirt so you can be sure to get the right size. New this year, we will have concessions on site offering both healthy and just plain good food options to optimize your lifting day. Registration is limited to the first 60 lifters and the event fills up fast. We are located right on the border of WI and MN so the “Battle is ON!”

Location:  Hudson House Grand Hotel
1616 Crestview Drive
Hudson, Wisconsin 54016

Schedule: 7:30A.M. to 9.A.M. weigh-ins and equipment check for all Women, Teen and Master Men. The first lifting session will begin at 9:30 A.M.

Weigh-in and equipment check for Raw Open Men and Equipped Open Men to be from 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. The second lifting session will begin at 12:30 PM.

NOTE: Weigh in time may vary from scheduled start time for 2nd session, depending on the number of lifters in first session.

Classes: Women, Master Women, Master Men, Teen, Raw Open Men and Equipped Open Men all Raw by formula. Open division by weight classes.  Awards will be given to the first three place finishers in each division by formula.

Eligibility: All U.S.A. Powerlifting card holding members who have not used strength inducing drugs in the last 2 years (24 months), and prescription diuretics or banned stimulants in the 7 days prior to the contest. Membership cards will not be available for purchase at the meet. Please purchase your membership onlinePlease note: High school lifters must purchase a full year membership.

This is a drug tested meet! Be careful what you ingest! Some supplements can cause drug test failures. Only IPF approved gear will be allowed.

Entry Fee: $50.00 first division, $30.00 each additional division (NO REFUNDS)

T-shirts: $15.00

Entry Deadline: This meet will be limited to the first 60 entries received. Deadline is either October 17th, or when the first 60 entries are received.

Click here for the registration form and payment information.

Meet directors:
Chuck Eaton
Ray Curtis
Meet director contact information: 715-426-4847 or 715-307-0932 or 715-425-1651 (Please, no calls after 8:00 p.m.)

2015 Badger Open Results

Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2015 Badger Open a great event.  As usual, Joe Lewis, did a fabulous job with the meet and with the announcing.  A huge thanks to all of the spotters, loaders, judges, and those there helping friends and family members compete.

Also a congrats to everyone who came out and competed, the results are now available on the WHSPA page.

Quick June Update

This Saturday is the Badger Open in Neenah and the preliminary roster can be found online. Two platform contest with 3-4 flights on each. There will be equipment check and weigh-ins starting at 7:00 am. Be there early to get through registration if competing and have your membership already purchased. Print it or be ready to show on your phone.

Hudson…there is a contest in Hudson, WI this year!. Meet directors Chuck Eaton and Ray Curtis are proudly hosting the Western Wisconsin Open on October 31 at the Hudson House. Sanction number WI-2015-09 – as in 9th contest in this calendar year. Will let you know when the entry form will be available. Cap is 60 competitors.

Summer Splash is the next contest for teenagers on July 25th in Omro, WI. Entry form can be found on the WHSPA website. It is an opportunity to qualify for a national level competition such as… ’16 HS Nationals in Orlando.

Did you break a state record at a contest in the state or another state or in another country?. I might not know about your accomplishment to recognize it properly. Please do let me know.

The IPF Raw Classic Worlds is still going on in Sweden right now and if I am reading the schedule correctly, Alex Pinnow and Andy Askow, Wisconsin college students lift tomorrow Wednesday. Stacie Pomrening of Neenah also lifts tomorrow.  Livestreaming and the schedule are available online. Our teammates are five hours ahead of us so you can watch raw powerlifting with your morning coffee.


Tonya L.
WI USAPL State Chair

Summer Update

A busy start to summer! Where to start?!

  • Did you notice that we have a new look to our website?
  • August Wolf Open in Winneconne is full! Registration is closed.
  • Badger Open is just around the corner.  Competitors are heading into final workouts before making the trip to Neenah, WI.  Registration filled up very quickly!
  • The Pure Fitness Open is September 19th in Mequon, WI with ONLY 25 prime slots.  Registration opens at 6:00 pm CST June 1st.  USA Powerlifting American records can be set at this contest as the refs will be there.
  • State records have been updated as much as I could figure out.  Let me know if I missed something.  With 429 Wisconsin members, its’ hard to know everyone and keep current.
  • Wisconsin members Alex Pinnow 83kg class and Andy Askow 120+ kg are competing in the Junior division of the IPF Classic World Men’s Championships in Salo, Finland.  Livestream is available.  Alex competes Wed June 6 and Andy competes Thurs. June 7.  Good luck to both!
  • Working on a sanction for a contest in Hudson, WI at the end of October.  Will the battle of the border continue for another year?
  • Last but not least – the Summer Splash is July 25 in Omro, WI for our teenage members.  Keep training even when school lets out!  There will be raw and geared competition. Two platforms of competition. 

    All the best from the Chair,

    Tonya L.

Wisconsin USA Powerlifting