Northern California, home of the Pacific Weightlifting Association (PWA), continues its strong program of Olympic-style weightlifting competitions and USA Weightlifting (USAW) coaching certification courses.
Hot off the press from PWA president Butch Curry:
1. The next PWA event is the California Strength Open in San Ramon. Please be aware that the date has been changed to Sunday September 27th (instead of Sat. Sept. 26): INFO and ENTRY.
Entries are limited to 50 lifters, so get your entry in early.
2. On October 24 & 25, Three-time Olympic coach, Jim Schmitz, will be running a USAW coach course where you can become a certified club coach or a sports performance coach at CrossFit Modesto in Modesto. You can register Online at: CLUB and PERFORMANCE.
3. The 46th Annual Golden West Open will take place at California State University, Sacramento (aka Sac. State) on Sunday November 15th. Info and entries to follow soon.
4. Of interest to some will be the 2nd Bad Girl Open on Sunday October 18th at FIT in Los Altos. Because of USA Weightlifting (USAW) and US Olympic Committee (USOC) rules, this women's-only meet will NOT be sanctioned by USAW. So totals won't count for qualifying for any national events, but reports from the Bad Girl I are that all participants enjoyed it. You can get more info on the Bad Girl website.