Nutmeg High School Football Weighlifting Competition
On Saturday, March 11, 2017, the ShopRite Nutmeg State Games will host the 4th Annual High School Football Weight Lifting Competition presented by the Connecticut National Guard, at New Britain High School. The event will draw 26 of the top high school football teams from all across the state.
The event was open to football players currently in grades 9-11 and each team assigned three participants to compete in three events (squat, bench press, power clean) across five weight classes. Cheshire High School repeated as the Nutmeg State Games Weight lifting Competition champions talking home the overall team title, while competitors from multiple weight classes made impressive lifts throughout the event.
Check-In opens at 8:45 AM
Team Weigh-Ins 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM - ALL PLAYERS MUST BE WEIGHED-IN
Coaches Meeting 9:30 AM - Mandatory for all Coaches
Competition Begins: 10:00 AM. Each Round will be 45 minutes
Award Ceremony to follow the final round
Individual Awards will be given to the top three places for each weight class per event
Individual Awards (Overall Weight) will be given to the top three lifters per weight class
Team Awards (Overall Weight) will be given to the top five places
Concessions will be available at New Britain High School
T-Shirts will be available for SALE during the competition.