2024 Event Staff Sign Up

The Texas state meet has grown to be one of the best events in the country.  It is a huge testament to everyone involved, including the unsung hero’s of the event – our volunteer staff!  As this event has grown, we need to expand our operations to keep up with that growth.  Please feel free to register for our Event Staff, Competition Secretary, or Head Loader roles.  All requirements and compensation are listed below.

Event Staff Requirements:

  • Top Priorities
    • Venue setup Thursday afternoon/evening
    • Must work as a TO or Loader in the first 2 sessions on Friday
      • Exception is session 2 lifter; must work session 3
  • Secondary Priorities
    • Total of 3 sessions on Friday
    • Total of 3 sessions on Saturday
    • Total of 2 sessions on Sunday
    • Venue load out
  • Exceptions
    • Not Required to work the session before you lift
    • Work requirement reduced by 1 session the day you lift
  • Compensation
    • Max $500
      • Must meet all above priorities
      • Compensation reduced by $500 if both Top Priorities are not met
      • Compensation reduced by $100 for each Secondary Priority not met

Please note TO assignments will be assigned by Competition Secretary.  Loading assignments will be assigned by head loader.

Selection Process:

  • Group TOs by Category
    • IWF Cat 1
    • IWF Cat 2
    • National
    • LWC
  • Separate Grouping for Loaders Only
  • Start filling spots from IWF Cat 1 then move down the list
  • Random drawing if we get to a category with more individuals than spots

Competition Secretary


  • Ensure all TO roles are filled by properly qualified individuals for all sessions
  • Communicate with all TOs and loaders before and during the event
  • Able to identify and recruit individuals last minute to fill unexpected gaps
  • Knowledge of the scoring system
  • Ability to teach and train individuals
  • Ability to be second level of escalation
    • First level of escalation will come from operations team
    • Escalate to Event Direct as needed
  • Not part of the Event Staff
  • USAW National Referee or higher preferred


  • $750

Selection Process:

  • Interview with members of the Texas Weightlifting Championships selection committee
  • Accepting applications through 5p Nov 25
  • Interviews November 27 – December 2
  • Selections December 5
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  • Event Staff
     January 11, 2024 - January 14, 2024
     12:00 pm - 10:00 pm


  1. Joseph Beck says

    Cat 2 I can work any shift except the two I have lifters in

    • Dana Watson says

      I’m coaching session 1 Friday and sessions 13 and 14 and 15 but outside of those, I’m good for any and all help.

  2. Adam baggao says

    Can be there Thursday by around 6pm till close
    Friday can work open till close but lift at *430pm*
    Saturday can work at least from 2pm till close
    Sunday can work from open till close

  3. Will there be a TO sing up schedule coming out? I want to be able to plan for the weekend, thank you!

  4. Valerie Piazza says

    When will the TO schedule be available?

  5. Giamarie Duva says

    I signed up to Event Staff for Saturday Morning a d Sunday afternoon but never received a response back. Not sure if I should show up.

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