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January 5 (Friday) - EARLY CHECK-IN   ***HIGHLY RECOMMENDED***

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Early Athlete Check-In, Rack Heights, and Equipment Check  

6:00 pm:  Rules Briefing (please attend if you are new and/or have any questions)

January 7 (Sunday)

Session 1

6:307:00 am | Check-In

7:00 – 8:30 am | Weigh-ins

7:00 am            | General Admission

9:00 am            | Lifting Begins

Awards (immediately following)

Registration Information (Registration is Closed)

Registration Information


2024 Georgia High School State Championships


Cathy Mele

Siraj Saeed

When: January 7, 2024


TruBorn Strong GYM

5356 McGinnis Ferry Rd, Suite 300

Alpharetta, GA 30005

This meet is limited to lifters who:

must be currently enrolled in grade 9th thru 12th at a Georgia High School or Georgia Home School

✓ must be a Georgia resident. (out of state lifters will lift as guest lifters) 

Eligible High School lifters cannot turn 19 years old prior to September 1 of the academic school year. 

Regular Entry - $85 

Team Entry - $0

💥 USAPL membership is NOT required to register but you will need a current 2024 membership in order to compete.

Please note that USA Powerlifting membership expires each year on December 31st. However USAPL memberships purchased on or after 11/1/23 are also valid thru December 31, 2024.

USA Powerlifting membership cards can be purchased online at

💥 For the 2024 HS State Championships--> DEADLINE to purchase 2024 USAPL Membership December 1, 2023.  This is because we need to confirm memberships prior to the meet.  If you do not have a membership by December 1, 2023 we will assume you are no longer wanting to participate in this meet.  Remember there are no refunds for any reason.

If you choose to buy your membership prior to November 1, you will need to renew your membership to compete in 2024.

💥 USA Powerlifting is a drug free organization. A minimum 10% of participants will be drug tested by urinalysis. All lifters must agree to have been drug-free for the past thirty-six (36) months.

WEIGHT CLASSES - Weight Class Chart

JV - must be enrolled in 9th or 10th grade

Varsity - includes all grades 9th thru 12th

Raw Full Power

Equipped Full Power

LIFTING CATEGORIES (please see rulebook Section 3 for Personal Apparel and Equipment details)
✓RAW - lifters must wear non-supportive singlets, t-shirt, underwear and shoes.  Belts, wrist wraps, and knee sleeves are allowed but not required. The RAW category is most common, especially for new lifters. 

Equipped - supportive squat and deadlift suits, bench shirts, belts, wrist wraps, and knee wraps. Please see rule book for approved equipment list.


✓FULL POWER - Squat, Bench, and Deadlift

1st – 3rd place for each weight class and division

Best JV Male and Female

Best Varsity Male and Female

TEAM COMPETITIONAll Georgia Official High Schools can compete as a team.  High School teams are not required to be a USA Powerlifiting Club. There will be no team registration fee. 

TruBorn Strong is offering a mentor program for free. If you are interested in having a mentor, we will try and connect you with an experienced lifter/mentor. The mentor will walk you through your meet day, from check-in through lifting. They are not coaches. There should be no exchange of money for services. Our mentors are volunteers who want to give back to the sport of powerlifting! 

Contact Siraj Saeed if interested,