Bench Press

BENCH PRESS COMPETITION

Tuesday, Sept. 30
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Recreation & Fitness Center
Primetime Courts

Important information for competitors:

Lifter Categories

  • Male/Female
    • Raw: Wrist wraps only, no other equipment allowed
    • Awards will be awarded to top male and female competitors based upon the following equation
      • Weight lifted/body weight= adjusted value

Rules and Regulations

  • Lift and Rack commands will be given by judges
  • Bar must be motionless on the chest before “press” command will be given; no bouncing
  • Headphones will not be allowed during competition
  • Shoulders and glutes must be on the bench at all times
  • No excessively baggy clothing, shirts will be tight or tucked in at judges discretion
  • No suicide grip
  • 3 lifts; weight cannot be decreased on successive lifts
  • Rules and scoring will be explained prior to competition
  • Weigh-ins will be allowed from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. the day of the event
  • Starting weight is given at the weigh in
  • Students and members only
  • Warm-up begins 30 min before competition (5:30 p.m.)

The event will also include:

  • Workshops on proper squatting, dead lifting and bench press form
  • "Ask a Trainer" educational table
  • Promotional giveaways and sponsors
 Last Modified 11/21/14