2024 APO Show of Strength

Choose Your Own Deadlift Music! Show of Strength is proud to be one of the few meets that features a live DJ! You will be invited to submit up to 3 songs prior to the meet that the DJ will play during your lifts.

All Equipment for the platform and the warm up area is listed on the Event Page

Thanks to our Sponsor’s DESIGNER BEEF we will be serving free dry-aged hamburgers for lunch complimentary to lifters and guests

Top 3 in each division will receive a custom Show of Strength Medal. 4 overall lifters on the day will receive the coveted Show of Strength Championship Belt!

Weigh – Ins:
Friday August 9, 2024 Session 1: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Session 2: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday August 10, 2024 7am – 8am

Eligibility: Open to all APO members.

Entry Fee: The entry fee is $99 for one division and $50 for each additional event / division entered.
Deadline: The entry deadline is July 27, 2024. Late entries will be charged an additional $25 late fee.

Uniform: Mandatory – Must have one piece lifting suit or wrestling suit.
APO rules apply, check the APO Rule Book

Competition: Mandatory rules meeting Saturday August 10th, 2024 at 8:00am

Lifting Session: Saturday August 10, 2024 at 9:00am
Weight Classes: 97 105 114 123 132 148 165 181 198 220 242 275 308 SHW
Men & Women
Equipment: Equipped, RAW, RAW Classic
Divisions: Teen (13-15, 16-17, 18-19), Junior (20-23), Open, Submasters (33- 39), Master (40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+)

Highly Experienced Platform Team

Event Tees Available for Purchase

Handler’s DO have to purchase tickets to enter meet, however we do give them access to competitor amenities


Aug 10 2024


8:00 am – 6:00 pm


Hidden Gym
Hidden Gym
109 N Greenville Ave, Allen, Texas 75002