CrossFit Aevitas In-House Weightlifting Meet

Attention all aspiring Olympic Weightlifters: We will be hosting our second Open Weightlifting Meet at CrossFit Aevitas on Saturday, April 16th!

Come to lift, volunteer, or cheer on your friends as they see their hard work in the "nook" pay off on the platform!

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February 2016 Meet Recap

On Saturday, February 6th, 10 Aevitas Weightlifters met with 4 weightlifters from throughout the Capital Region to compete in the first open Meet at CrossFit Aevitas. Of the 14 lifters who competed, half achieved PRs on the competition platform! Lifters and spectators learned a little bit about the sport of Olympic Weightlifting and the general format and rules of Weightlifting meets. Of course, everyone had a great time to boot!

Pictures of February's meet can be viewed in CrossFit Aevitas' online album HERE )

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On April 16th, the Aevitas Weightlifters will be at it again! Come to compete, to learn about the sport and our Aevitas Weightlifting Team program, to volunteer, or to just have fun and be inspired!


April 2016 Meet Details

The April meet will be the second open Weightlifting event hosted by CrossFit Aevitas in 2016 that coincides with the Aevitas Weightlifting Team's training cycles. The meet will mark the end of the current cycle and the beginning of the next! Training cycles are building toward the Liberty Games competition this July.

Specific timing will depend on the number of athletes competing, but here are some general guidelines

  • Weigh-in and Warm-Up @ 9:00AM
  • Opening Remarks by Coach Chad @ 9:45AM
  • First Snatch @ 10:00AM
  • A 5-minute break will be held between the Women's Snatch and Clean & Jerk
  • A 5-10 minute break will be held between the Women and Men lifters
  • A 5-minute break will be held between the Men's Snatch and Clean & Jerk
  • Informal Awards and Closing Remarks by Coach Chad immediately following the final lifts of the day

This is an open competition to area weightlifters, and is meant to serve as an introduction to the competition format, etc. There will be no prizes for this event as it is meant to be a learning opportunity and a chance to experience competition in a safe and supportive environment.

As there are no prizes associated with this event, there is no entry fee. However there is a suggested donation of $10 from all participants (lifters and spectators). All donations received during the day will be given to the Nick's Fight to be Healed Foundation, as part of our April charity campaign (you can read more about that HERE )


How To Sign Up To Compete or Volunteer

We would love to host any and all Weightlifters who are looking to get a little bit of platform time in, or try something new in a different location!

Also, we are open to anyone in the community who would like to help volunteer at the event. No prior experience necessary; we will assign volunteering tasks based on your preferences and our needs.

If you would like to attend the Meet as a competitor or volunteer, please message us through our Facebook Page , or email any inquiries to info@crossfitaevitas.com . Please use the Subject line "April Weightlifting Meet" so that your email is directed appropriately.

See you on the Platform April 16th!

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Karen Southwick