USA Weightlifting Seeking Host for Two Events | Sports Destination Management

USA Weightlifting Seeking Host for Two Events

Nov 07, 2013

USA Weightlifting is seeking host cities and venues for two events: its National Youth Championships 2015 and its National Junior Championships 2015. The contact for all questions is Phil Andrews at

Bid due dates for each event are 01/06/2014 and 03/01/2014. Use the e-mail contact listed above to obtain bid forms and RSP information.

Stats for the events are as follows:

Average Length of Stay: 2 nights

Peak Nights: Friday & Saturday

Total Room Nights: 600-800 (first event), 1000 (second event)

Facility Requirements: USA Weightligting's expectations include a partner seeking to build a partnership and assist in growing the sport of Weightlifting in the area, particularly within youth groups and school districts. - Room Rate between $89 and $119 (average), lower rates preferred. - 6 Complimentary rooms (min.) for Medical Staff, Competition Secretary Etc. - Minimum of 20,000sq ft. of flat space (or tiered spaced theatre with close by warm up and training areas of flat space). - Catering for approximately 30 referees and officials. - Upfront declaration of additional fees such as AV, Internet Connection and any ancillary costs that will be the responsibility of USA Weightlifting. - Inclusive wired internet connection for webcasting (minimum 1.5mbps). - Hotel Rooms sufficient for approx. 300-400 people (450-500 for Youth), Thursday through Sunday (Peak Nights, Fri & Sat, Strong Thu/Sun Shoulder nights). - Space in both hotel and venue for scale (Check & Official Scales). - Available Sauna facility (Except for Youth National Championships). - Weigh In room in venue (preferably two). - Wi-Fi availability in venue for Spectators & Athletes. - Airport Transportation solution, and where venue is over 5 minutes’ walk, venue transportation solution. - Event Operations Room (Competition Secretary Office). - US Anti-Doping Agency room with easy access to secluded Rest Rooms, Male & Female. - Meeting rooms suitable for 100 for technical meetings. - Declaration of any union labor costs of the venue and/or hotel facilities. 

Information on USA Weightlifting is available at its website

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