OCEANA - The fourth annual Barbell Bash Invitational is set for Saturday, May 18, at Oceana Middle School.

Weigh-ins will be from 7 to 9 a.m. with rules and demonstrations set for 9:45 a.m. Lifting is expected to get started at around 10:15 a.m.

The meet is for students in grades seven through 12.

It will be a push/pull meet, meaning it will include a bench press and a deadlift.

The bench presses will start the meet, with each individual getting three attempts. The meet will then move to the deadlift with each lifter having three attempts.

There are thee different grade groups:

n 7th-8th

n 9th-10th

n 11th-12th

There are eight different weight classes in each grade group.