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Before signing up for a competition, you’ll need to create an account with USA weightlifting!



To create a membership for your athlete click on:  BARS


  1. Create an account. 

  2. Select "Register with membership." 

  3. Fill out the form. 

  4. Add Edwin Johnson as the coach and Garrett Allen and Kimberly Wiese as the assistant coaches.

  5. Select Youth Athlete Yearly Membership. 

  6. Complete the remaining required steps as directed.



Athletes are required to wear approved singlets for all official events. We have team and plain singlets available. 

If you’d like to purchase lifters, here are some website suggestions as well:


What to expect at your first weightlifting competition?  Click here.

UPCOMING COMPETITIONS (Inform Coach Ed before signing up for a competition)

Competition: Money in the Bank

Host:  Standard Strength

Location:  Campbell, CA

Date(s):  August 3-4 (depending on how many sign up: "Less than 80 it will be a Sunday only event") 

Registration:  Click here to register.  

Competition: 2024 North American Open Finals

Location: Tucson, AZ

Venue: Tucson Convention Center

Date: December 5-8, 2024

Qualification Period: May 16, 2023 - May 16, 2024

Early Registration: Closes: 2 p.m. MT on Thursday, Oct 24, 2024

Regular Registration: Closes: 2 p.m. MT on Thursday, Nov 7, 2024

Late Registration: Closes: 2 p.m. MT on Thursday, Nov 21, 2024

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