About USA Weightlifting - National Association of Sports Commissions

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USA Weightlifting
Events Webinar
December 2, 2014
National Association of Sports Commissions
About USA Weightlifting
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Member of the United States Olympic Committee, International Weightlifting Federation,
Pan American Weightlifting Federation.
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2015 World Championship Host (Houston, Texas). 2014 Pan American Junior Host (Reno,
Nevada).
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Record current membership, and record recent growth.
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5 record sized events in 2013, including the largest senior Weightlifting event in the
World, the American Open in Dallas, Texas.
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An NGB going through a period of change, and growth.
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Developing new programs to achieve further growth, and ultimately Olympic medal
performances.
Our Events
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Historic Five National Championships (Owned & Operated)
• National Championships (2014 Host: Salt Lake City, Utah)
• American Open (2013 Host: Dallas, Texas)
• National Youth (0-17) (2013 Host: St Joseph, Missouri)
• National University (18-28) (2013 Host: Johnson City, Tennessee)
• National Juniors (0-20) (2014 Host: Aurora, Colorado).
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Future International Bids – 2015-2018
• Openly looking for partners for IWF International Bids.
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World Youth Invitational (13U/15U) – (Owned & Operated)
• 2014 Bid Open, closing December 31st.
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Youth Cup Program
• New for 2014.
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High School & Middle School Program
• New for 2014.
What is USA Weightlifting Seeking?
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USA Weightlifting looks at three main pillars when looking at a bid;
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Finance
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Legacy
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Member Experience.
What support does USA Weightlifting seek from a CVB or Sports Commission?
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Support (LOC, Financial, VIK)
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Hotels, aggressively rated.
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Transportation, particularly Airport Transportation.
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Marketing & Sponsorship, volunteers etc.
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See Hot Buttons in bid package.
USA Weightlifting: Q&A
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Contact
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[email protected]
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719-866-3386 (Office), 719-200-6020 (Cell).
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Director – Events & Programs

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