Up for Bid: USA Weightlifting 2017 National University and Under-25 Championships

USA Weightlifting is currently seeking bids to host its 2017 National University and Under-25 championships. The event, featuring the second-ever U25 tournament, is expected to draw more than 400 athletes and about 600 spectators. Here are the details: Deadline to bid: May 13 Preferred dates: September Venue requirements: 35,000 square feet of flexible competition space; seating for 600 spectators (preferably raised); breakout rooms; Wi-Fi Estimated number of participants: More than 400 Hotel requirements: Near airport; walking distance to venue Room nights: 1,200 Rate: $119 or less Rights fee: $5,000 For the complete RFP, click here. For more information, email Phil Andrews, CEO/Director, Events & Programs, at phil.andrews@usaweightlifting.org.