More 60 lifters to compete May 19 at Rhino’s Gym

Fayetteville, NC    - North Carolina’s top lifters will complete for the state championships May 19th at Rhino’s Gym in Fayetteville.  The May 19th event is a drug-tested and USPA sanctioned meet.  The competition includes Full Meet (Squat, Bench Press & Deadlift), Push/Pull (Bench Press& Deadlift), Bench Press only and Deadlift only.

Weigh ins are Friday, May 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Lifting begins Saturday, May 19th at 9:00 a.m.  Spectator tickets are $10 at the door.

For more information, contact meet director Johnny Layne at

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