2022 UPA Spring Classic

April 30th, 2022


American Iron Gym Event Room

650 South Rock Blvd, Reno Nv 89502



Friday- April 29th

American Iron Gym

650 South Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

  • 9 am to 11 am Check-in, Equipment Check, and weigh-in

Saturday- April 30th

American Iron Gym

650 South Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502

  • Approved Equipment List
  • Page 5-9 of the Rule Book
  • Weight Classes, and Divisions here 
  • Page 4 of the Rule Book
  • National Records
  • UPA Membership
  • Must possess a current UPA membership card to weigh in for the event
  • Parking
  • If you are a coach or an athlete and have a driver please park on the designated side streets. We recommend Brookside Ct. to the North or Reactor Way to the South.
  • Coach Pass
  • A coach pass may be purchased by the athlete at the time of registration. Only one coach pass per athlete. Must possess a coach band or athlete band to access warm-up and staging areas.

Rules Briefing

To inform athletes about the rules of the event, we have provided a athletes rules briefing online. Link to the UPA Rules Brief Document

Please use the blog on the event page to ask questions or email us at events@american-iron.com


Athlete Bio

This is for the announcer. It helps the spectators get to know you

Volunteer Registration

Have Friends or Family coming with you. They can volunteer and access all areas of the event

Event Waitlist

if you didn't make the cutoff, we take names off the waitlist in order of entry

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Open to ALL lifters. NO qualifying totals are required to compete in this competition.

AWARDS: Awards will be given to lifters that place 1st –3rd place in Open Divisions, Equipped and age groups with 5 or more lifters, in a division or age group with less than 5 lifters IPF GL Points will be used. A “best lifter” award will be given for male and female open RAW divisions.


 RENO Attractions - Activities and Things to Do

Local Accommodations

Atlantis Resort and Casino


Aiden by Best Western

5851 S Virginia Street No101, Reno, Nevada 89502


Grand Sierra Resort and Casino 

2500 East Second Street - Reno, Nevada 89595 




The closest Airport is Reno International Airport (RNO). By far the most convenient, located just 3 miles, approximately 7 minutes from the venue.

All proceeds from American Iron gym events are donated to the American Iron Sports Foundation

American Iron Sports Foundation participants are provided a HAND UP, NOT A HANDOUT. Participants are offered an opportunity to improve their mental and physical health for the long term with the resources provided by AISF, including sports specific coaching, habit change guidance, nutrition, and fitness education, accountability, and a positive environment to support their lifestyle change 

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