• Access the USA Weightlifting Membership Website.
  • After entering a valid e-mail address, select “CONTINUE”.
  • Fill in all fields before selecting “REGISTER”.
  • Left click “SELECT” next to your profile. 
  • After personalizing your communications preferences, select “UPDATE”.
  • Either select a membership type for purchase or exit out of the window.
  • Once you sign into bars HERE, click "sanctioning", then "sanction new course" 
  • Review and accept the Terms and Conditions. 
  • Fill out the form completely before selecting “NEXT” at the bottom.
    • Completed applications must be received by USA Weightlifting at least 8 weeks before the requested course dates. For private group courses, course dates may be sooner.
    • Proposed course dates for public courses may not overlap with a national USAW competition or another course date within 50 miles. Please review thefor conflicts before submitting your application.
  • Fill in the required sections of the organizer information page.
    • If your facility does not have a certified course instructor, USAW will gladly source one for you. For the sanction, please fill in instructor information as follows: Instructor Name “Instructor” Member Number “123456” and Instructor Email “education@usaweightlifting.org
  • Fill out your facility information, including the required facility address information before submitting your sanction request.
  • Wait for a member of the USA Weightlifting Coach Development Team to reach out via email regarding your sanction request.

For more detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to fill out the Course Sanction Form, view our PDF INSTRUCTIONS 


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