USA Powerlifting Team Phoinix Holiday Classic Coming to Walt Price Fitness Center December 15-16, 2018


SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Washington – Team Phoinix, a USA Powerlifting team from Lake Stevens, is hosting their annual USA Powerlifting Team Phoinix Holiday Classic, December 15-16, 2018 at the Walt Price Fitness Center at Everett Community College. Over 160 lifters from across Washington State will be competing to qualify for one of the 2019 USA Powerlifting National Championships.

The competition offers the following divisions: Youth (8 – 13 years old), Teen (14-19 years old), Collegiate, Military/Fire/Police, Junior (20-23 years old), Open, Masters Men/Women, and Special Olympian. USA Powerlifting competitions consist of three disciplines; bench press, deadlift, and squat.

Competition starts at 9:00 am on both days, Saturday and Sunday. General admission is $5 per adult, children 12 and under free. General public welcome to attend.

The 2019 USA Powerlifting National Championships that the lifters may qualify for are the following:

  • • USA Powerlifting Open Nationals
  • • USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals
  • • USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals
  • • USA Powerlifting High School Nationals
  • • USA Powerlifting Youth Nationals

“We are delighted be hosting a unique sport competition at Everett Community College”, states Tammy Dunn, Sports Development Director of the Snohomish County Sports Commission. “USA Powerlifting competitions are family-friendly competitions and amazing to watch and cheer on the lifters.”

Contact Info: All inquiries about the competition, contact Colleen Hansford, (425) 244.8482,

Media interested in attending the competition, contact Tammy Dunn, (425) 309.2744,

About Snohomish County Sports Commission

The Snohomish County Sports Commission (SCSC) was formed in 2005 as the sports division of the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau. The SCSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau is a non-profit economic development agency responsible for the year-round professional tourism marketing of Snohomish County, Washington as a visitor destination to packaged travel, convention, special events, and sporting groups as well as leisure travelers. For more information, visit