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International Powerlifting Coalition Americas Championship


Weigh Ins will be on Friday, at the following times:
1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and again Saturday from 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

We will be holding to a strict weigh in schedule which will be crucial to staying on time. No late weigh ins will be allowed.

Keep in mind you only need to attend 1 of the weigh in sessions.

On the day of the Meet: Lifting will start at 1 p.m.

Spectator fee is $10 admission at door upon entry to the meet.


Hickory Metro Convention Center and Visitors Bureau