The Commonwealth Series is an event series – These are in honor of the AO series; and will serve as last chance qualifiers for those wanting to compete at the American Open Series events throughout the year.
Commonwealth Series RecordsThe Commonwealth Series Records can be set at each Commonwealth Series meet – Commonwealth Series Records
Commonwealth Series 1 – 1/26/19
Bluegrass Championship – 4/13/19 – Registration Open
Commonwealth Series 2 – 6/22/19 – Registration Coming
Commonwealth Series 3 – 8/10/19 – Registration Coming
Commonwealth Points System – Commonwealth Series Barbell Club Points
Athletes from your gym can compete at any series event and Bluegrass Championship to earn points for your barbell club.
-All will be done by division and weight class
First place 10 pts
Second place 8 pts
Third place 6 pts
Fourth place 4 pts
Fifth place 2 pt
–Bluegrass Weightlifting Championship – 4/13/19
1st Annual Bluegrass Championship – Bluegrass Records for each division and weight class will be set at this meet. Cash Prizes for Best Overall Lifter in each division (Senior, Masters,Masters 50+, Junior, & Youth)
Commonwealth Series Q and A
-What is the Commonwealth Series?
The Commonwealth Series is a 4 meet series which includes 3 Commonwealth meets and the Bluegrass Championship. The Series are scheduled for the last qualifying dates for the USAW American Open Series.
-What is the team competition?
Points will be awarded to teams based on athletes placement in competition. Points will be awarded for 1st-5th Place for each weight class in each division. We are even adding a Masters 50+ division this year. You must be a USAW registered member to the barbell club that you are trying to earn points for.
-What are the points for each place?
1st – 10pts
2nd – 8pts
3rd – 6pts
4th – 4pts
5th – 2pts
-When is the winner decided?
Within 2 weeks of Commonwealth Series 3 completion, points will be tallied and the winner will be announced.
-What does the Team win?
The barbell club will be awarded a banner and $200.
-What clubs can participate?
Only Kentucky LWC clubs can participate in the team competition.
-Will records be set at these meets?
We are actually starting the Commonwealth series records. They can be set at any of the 4 events throughout the year. Record holders will be mailed a Certificate for their accomplishment after the meet. You DO NOT have to be resident of Kentucky to set Commonwealth record.
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