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Andre518
07-10-2009, 11:44 AM
I was wondering do you set or break records in the state you live or where the meet is? For example if someone lives in NY and does a meet in PA in a certain federation to set a record would that lifter have to beat a record from NY or PA? Also can records only be set and broken at meets? The more I get in to PL the more these types of things interest me.

barbell01
07-10-2009, 12:02 PM
this is a complex question. it's not where you live though. there is so many records and feds out there. you break records for whatever fed you are competing in.

MarcusWild
07-10-2009, 12:08 PM
Records are based on state of residence. You have to lift in that specific federation to break records for that federation. That's why there's 548,046,674,678,438,867 state records in powerlifting. By the time you account for all the weight classes, age groups, federations, etc.

Andre518
07-10-2009, 12:12 PM
So just say I compete in AAFP in the 242 class. I live in NY I do a meet in PA and beat a NY deadlift record in PA will I now hold the NY State 242 AAFP DL Record?

Travis Bell
07-10-2009, 12:14 PM
State level records (as marcus stated) are based upon state of residence, some will require that you do a meet in that state of residence to break on as well.

National level records have to be broken at a state level meet (state championships) or national meet and world records can only be broken at a national meet with a defined number of world level judges.

MarcusWild
07-10-2009, 12:59 PM
So just say I compete in AAFP in the 242 class. I live in NY I do a meet in PA and beat a NY deadlift record in PA will I now hold the NY State 242 AAFP DL Record?

You should. I'd double check though. Rules vary a bit from fed to fed.

Travis Bell
07-10-2009, 01:25 PM
So just say I compete in AAFP in the 242 class. I live in NY I do a meet in PA and beat a NY deadlift record in PA will I now hold the NY State 242 AAFP DL Record?

I believe you have to get record forms that need to be signed by all the judges