2018 USAW National Championships Headed to Kansas

The 2018 USA Weightlifting (USAW) National Championships will be held in Overland Park, Kansas on May 24-28, 2018. The event will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center, which is approximately 30 miles south west of Kansas City.

Phil Andrews, USAW CEO, said, “Returning to one of the primary hotbeds of Weightlifting for our National Championships is exciting after such a great turn out by the Kansas City Weightlifting community for the National Junior Championship in 2016.”

The qualifying totals have also been released for the 2018 National Championships. For the most part no changes have been made from 2017.

Weight Class Qualifying Total Change from 2017
56kg 194kg no change
62kg 223kg no change
69kg 246kg no change
77kg 274kg no change
85kg 289kg no change
94kg 300kg no change
105kg 305kg no change
+105kg 310kg no change


Weight Class Qualifying Total Change from 2017
48kg 133kg no change
53kg 149kg no change
58kg 166kg +3kg
63kg 173kg +3kg
69kg 182kg +3kg
75kg 189kg +1kg
90kg 192kg no change
+90kg 194kg  no change


Athletes must reach qualifying totals in a USAW-sanctioned meet between April 22, 2017 and April 22, 2018. Registration will open January 2, 2018 with a deadline of April 26, 2018.

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