January 25, 2014

Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA)

My best friend and I have decided rather unexpectedly to go and compete in a strength lifting competition. I found that there will be 3 events held in New Mexico this year through the Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA):

April 26th - New Mexico State, Gallup, NM
Septmember 27th - New Mexico Regional, Roswell, NM
December 27th - New Mexico Christmas Regional, Roswell, NM


The NASA has a lot of different divisions an athlete could enter, but their web site is very difficult to navigate. Here are the divisions:

Power lifting:
a. Squat            
b. Bench Press   
c. Deadlifts

Full Power Sports Division:
a. Curl
b. Bench Press
c. Deadlift


Power press:
a.  Clean 
b. Bench Press.

 


single lift events:

a. Curl -- Power Sports
b. Bench Press -- Power Sports, Unequipped or Equipped Divisions
c. Deadlift -- Power Sports

Competition takes place between lifters in categories defined by:

a. Sex,
b. Body Weight
c. Age.
d. Unequipped divisions
e. Equipped divisions

Mens Division:
Open Division: from 13 years upwards (No category restrictions need apply.)






Teenage Division: from 13 – 19 years of age.
Junior Division: from 13 years to and including 23 years of age.
Intermediate Division: 24 to and including 29 years of age.
Sub Masters I Division: 30 to and including 35 years of age.
Sub Masters II Division: 35 to and including 39 years of age.
Masters I Division. 40 years to and including 49 years of age.
Masters II Division: 50 years to and including 59 years of age.
Masters III Division: 60 years to and including 69 years of age.
Masters IV Division: 70 + years of Age and upwards.

Women’s Division:
Open Division: from 13 years upwards (No category restrictions need apply.)
Teenage Division: from 13 – 19 years of age.
Junior Division: from 13 years to and including 23 years of age.
Intermediate Division: 24 to and including 29 years of age.
Sub Masters I Division: 30 to and including 35 years of age.
Sub Masters II Division: 35 to and including 39 years of age.
Masters I Division. 40 years to and including 49 years of age.
Masters II Division: 50 years to and including 59 years of age.
Masters III Division: 60 years to and including 69 years of age.
Masters IV Division: 70 + years of Age and upwards.
 
Body weight Categories (Men)
52.0 kg Class up to 52.0 kg    
56.0 kg Class from 52.01 to 56.0 kg
60.0 kg Class from 56.01 to 60.0 kg
67.5 kg Class from 60.01 to 67.5 kg
75.0 kg Class from 67.51 to 75.0 kg 148.8-165.3 lbs
82.5 kg Class from 75.01 to 82.5 kg 165.4-181.9 lbs
90.0 kg Class from 82.51 to 90.0 kg 181.9- 198.3 lbs
100.0 kg Class from 90.01 to 100.0 kg 198.4-220 lbs
110.0 kg Class from 100.01 to 110.0 kg 220.5-242 lbs
125.0 kg. Class from 110.01 to 125.0 kg 242.5-275 lbs
140.0 kg. Class from 125.01 to 140.0 kg 275.6-308 lbs
140 + kg. Class from 140.01 to unlimited 308.7 lbs+

1 comment:

Mona Malec said...

Oh! I can't wait to hear about his....so great to plan these kinds of things with a friend.