Up for Bid: 2019 USA Weightlifting Events

By Connect Sports Staff, October 10, 2017

USA Weightlifting is currently seeking proposals to host seven events in 2019. Here are the details:

Deadline to Bid: Dec. 18, 2017

Preferred Time of Year (and links to full RFPs): 

National Junior Championships: Feb. 14-17, 2019

National University & U25 Championships: April 11-14, 2019

National Championships: May 16-19, or May 9-12, 2019

National Youth Championships: June 13-16, 2019

American Open Series II: July 25-28, 2019

American Open Series III: Sept. 12-15, 2019

American Open Finals: Dec. 5-8 or Dec. 12-15, 2019

Venue requirements: 

National Junior Championships: 20,000 square feet of contiguous space for competition; additional 7,000 square feet for training; seating for 600

National University & U25 Championships: 20,000 square feet of contiguous space for competition; additional 7,000 square feet for training; seating for 600

National Championships: 20,000 square feet of contiguous space for competition; additional 7,000 square feet for training; seating for 600

National Youth Championships: 40,000 square feet of contiguous space for competition; additional 9,000 square feet for training; seating for 600

American Open series events: 30,000 square feet of contiguous space for competition; additional 8,000 square feet for training; seating for 600

Estimated number of athletes: 

National Junior Championships: 350-450

National University & U25 Championships: 300-650

National Championships: 350-450

National Youth Championships: 800+

American Open Series II and III: 750+

American Open Finals: 700-1,000

Hotel Requirements: Free internet; near venue

Hotel Rate: $119 or less

Room Nights:

National Junior Championships: 850

National University & U25 Championships: 850

National Championships: 850

National Youth Championships: 1,450

American Open Series events: 1,450

Rights Fee: $5,000 or $10,000, depending on event

For more information, email Pedro  Meloni, senior events manager, at pedro.meloni@usaweightlifting.org.

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