Because we All Love to Lift!

Held annually near Valentines day, this meet adds in the opportunity to crown the "Strongest Couples" in the OH State region. Grab your partner and hit the gym -- you'll need the training time to throw down your highest totals as a co-ed team pair!  

Held at The Dirty Gym Barbell Club, this will be a very accessible venue for first-time competitors.


  • 22JAN17 | Couples Registration will be taken at Weigh-Ins!
  • 28Oct16 | Early Registration is now Open!
  • 28Oct16 | Facebook Event Page is up on The Dirty Gym.
  • 28Oct16 | Judging and Standards Videos are up on our YouTube Channel.

Cost (Registration is Below):

  • USPA Membership (Mandatory) | $50
  • Athlete Registration (Single Division) | $65
  • Additional Divisions (i.e., Cross-over Fees) | $30
  • Spectators | Always Free!

Meet Schedule:

  • Fri,  10FEB |  0900-1100 | 23-Hour Weigh-Ins
  • Fri,  10FEB | 1700-1900 |  14-Hour Weigh-Ins
  • Sat, 11FEB | 0700-0800 | Final Registration & Weigh-Ins
  • Sat, 11FEB | 0800 | Rules and Warm-Up
  • Sat, 11FEB | 0900 | Meet Start


Any lifter, Male or Female, 13 Years of age or older, with an active USPA Membership. 

Ensure you have a copy of your USPA Membership Card during weigh-ins. You can check on the status and print a current USPA Membership card Here.

Gear Divisions:

Raw | Classic Raw (i.e., Knee Wraps) | Single-Ply

Age Divisions:

Juniors | Open | Sub-Masters | Masters

Mens Weightclasses:

114 | 123 | 132 | 148 | 165 | 181 | 198 | 220 | 242 | 275 | 275 | 308 | 308+

Womens Weightclasses:

97 | 105 | 114 | 123 | 132 | 148 | 165 | 181 | 198 | 198+

Federation Rules and Standards:

This is a USPA sanctioned and Judged meet. You will find an overview of the latest Rules and Standards following the link in the upper right, or in the latest Technical Rulebook Here.

All Gear a must meet USPA rules and specs and all lifters must wear Singlets.

Meet Awards:

  • Best Overall Lifters (Divisions with 3+ Athletes)
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Medals for all Class Winners
  • Strongest Couples Award (Based on Combined Wilks)

Meet Director:

Matthew Swartout | Phone: 646-707-4224 | Email:


1. Become a USPA Member.

All competitors must be Registered USPA Members. You can also check on the status of your membership by going Here.

2. Sign an Event Liability Waiver.

Click the link to the left (or the pop-up in the bottom right). Minors must have a Parental Guardian sign their Waiver.

3. Register and Pay for the Meet.

Click the link to the left to fill-out your Registration form, and complete Checkout -- Then you're good to go!

Other Info:

Mail-In Registration Forms

If you would prefer to mail-in your Registration form and a Check, we will support that as long as USPA offers it as an option. You can find the Registration Form Here.

Directions to Meet:

You can use the Google Map below to find us for weigh-ins and the day of the meet.


Facebook Updates:

Check the Event Page for this Meet on The Dirty Gym Facebook Page.

Photos and Video:

All Meets at The Dirty Gym are filmed using Professional grade HD cameras and sound equipment.  Lifting Videos and Photos are provided free of charge on our Google+ page and on our YouTube channel.


Vendor and Booth space will be available on premises and will fill up quickly. Contact Dirty Gym HQ for more information.


If you are interested in sponsoring this event or future events at The Dirty Gym, Contact Dirty Gym HQ for more information.