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USAW | Thompson Classic - 2018

  • The Dirty Gym 1111 East 2nd Street Dayton, OH, 45403 United States (map)
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Join us for our 2nd annual Thompson Classic!

Getting that summer itch to sling some big weights and destroy some new pr's? Come hangout July 7th, The Thompson Classic is sure to be a sweaty good time. All level of lifters are welcomed and we especially LOVE helping lifters just starting out learn how to compete!


1.) Have a USAW Membership.

2.) Register for Our meet.


  • 9MAY18 | Registration is now OPEN!

Cost of Registration:

  • USAW Membership (Mandatory) | $69
  • Athlete Registration (Single Division) | $50
  • Spectators | Free! 

Meet Schedule:

Note: This schedule is subject to change, so please keep up to date on this site!

  • Sat, 7JUL | 0700 | Session #1 Weigh-Ins Begin
  • Sat, 7JUL | 0900 | Session #1 Lifting Starts
  • Sat, 7JUL | 0900 | Session #2 Weigh-Ins Begin
  • Sat, 7JUL | 1100 | Session #2 Lifting Starts


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

Ensure you have a copy of your USAW Membership Info during weigh-ins. You can check on the status of a current USAW Membership Here.

Age Divisions:

Youth | Junior | Open | Masters

Mens (Open) Weightclasses:

56K | 62K | 69K | 77K | 85K | 94K | 105K | 105K+

Womens (Open) Weightclasses:

48K | 53K | 58K | 63K | 69K | 75K | 90K | 90K+

Rules and Standards:

This is a USAW sanctioned and Judged meet. You will find an overview of the latest Rules and Standards in the latest Technical Rulebook Here.

You can find instructional videos by USAW for competition Here.

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

Meet Awards:

  • Best Meet Lifters (by Sinclair)
  • Top Lifters (by Sinclair for Youth, Junior, Open, and Masters)

Meet Director:

Candace Gorby-Swain | Phone: (859)-322-8398 | Email:

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.

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