TIPs

Texas Weightlifting has provided incentive programs for Texas lifters over the past 5 years.  There are 3 current incentive programs:  a scholarship, world team incentive, and cash payouts at the State Meet.

Below are the eligibility requirements to for any athlete to earn any listed incentive:

  • Your membership card must list “North Texas” or "South Texas" as the LWC
  • You must lift in a Texas State Championship Qualifying event in the 12 months prior to earning the incentive
  • Be a resident of Texas
    • Must have a valid Texas ID
      • Athletes aged 15 and under:  athlete's parent/guardian must have a valid Texas ID
    • Exceptions
      • Student exception
        • An athlete can attain residency in the state they attend college full time and on campus if they can prove they were a resident of Texas prior to moving to another state
        • The athlete will receive credit for each year they where a resident of Texas and will have a grace period of up to 4 years
          • The athlete will still be required to participate in a State Meet Qualifying event 12 months prior to earning payment
      • Military exception
        • An athlete, or athlete's parent, that is active military and stationed in Texas will be considered a Texas resident
          • The athlete will still be required to participate in a State Meet Qualifying event 12 months prior to earning payment

Scholarship

All details regarding the Texas Weightlifting Scholarship can be found here.

International Team Incentive

This program is geared towards rewarding lifters for qualifying and competing internationally.  Below are the payouts for 2020 International events.

Worlds Pan Am
Senior $1,000 $750
University $750 N/A
Junior $500 $400
Youth (17U) $250 $150

*Compete is defined as weighing in for the competition

State Meet Cash Payouts

Each State Meet will define the payouts and the criteria

Please contact Robert Sirkis (robertsirkis@hotmail.com) with any questions about any incentive program.

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