In Special Olympics, powerlifting is much more than deadlift, squat or bench press. Training, determination and attitude are the key factors that define the balance between a successful or failed attempt.
Powerlifting is a summer sport where athletes train and compete from January through June.
- Combination: Benchpress and deadlift
- Combination: Benchpress, deadlift and squat
2020 Sectional Competition
- There will be no Sectional competition for 2021.
2020 State Competition
- Summer Sports Finals
- Date(s): June 12-13
- Location: SONJ Sports Complex, Lawrenceville
- All practices must align with the current SONJ RTA guidelines.
- Masks MUST be worn at all times by all participants.
- No equipment should be shared between athletes and must be sanitized between athlete use.
- For athletes that utilize chalk, they must provide their own gallon size Ziploc bag of chalk.
- Refer to the “Powerlifting Guidelines” at the top of the page for more information.
Criteria for Advancement
- There will be no sectional competition.
- All athletes will be eligible for Summer Sports Finals.
- No more than fifty (50) total individuals at a venue at one time.
- This includes athletes, partners, coaches, volunteers, and spectators.
- While at the venue, ensure all participants practice social distancing and maximum group number limitations as outlined in the current RTA plan.
- Programs must use as few volunteers as possible for training/practice. Spectators are discouraged to attend training/practices.
- Athletes must provide their own belt.
2019 Summer Games Results
Use the button below to download results from the 2019 Summer Games held June 7-9, 2019 at The College of New Jersey.