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Send Barbell Club to Nationals!

Raised toward our $8,000 Goal
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Project ended on March 22, at 11:59 PM EDT
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Send Barbell Club to Nationals!

Who We Are

We are the UMD Barbell Club, a sport club here at the University of Maryland for those interested in strength sports, such as powerlifting and weightlifting. We started in 2013 as a very small club for students who needed a better training environment. Now, we currently have about 50 active members, multiple student coaches, and practice six times a week. During practice, members are free to train as they wish and use the club's equipment. As a team, we're able to learn from each other and push one another to get stronger. 

Our Goal

Last year, we sent a team to USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals for the first time. With a small team of 11 lifters, we were able to place 7th! We're trying to do even better in the future with bigger and stronger teams. This year, we want to send 17 lifters to Collegiate Nationals in April.  Our team consists of full-time students that have qualified for nationals in their prospective weight classes. However, trips to San Antonio, Texas are expensive, so we need your help! We're hoping to raise $8,000 in order to pay for the team's plane tickets and hotel rooms.

Any contribution is extremely appreciated and we are so grateful for your support! Thank you!


Gifts in support of the University of Maryland are accepted and managed by the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, Inc., an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization authorized by the Board of Regents.  Contributions to the University of Maryland are tax deductible as allowed by law.  Please see your tax advisor for details.

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Anything helps!

Any amount will help us towards our goal! Thank you.


Airport Shuttle

With this contribution, we can pay for a ride from the airport to our hotel!


Hotel Room

This donation can help us secure a hotel room for one night of our trip!


Plane Ticket

With this donation, we can buy a team member a one-way plane ticket to San Antonio!


A Three Night's Stay

With this generous contribution, we can pay for a hotel room for the weekend. Thank you!!

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