Bar Loading Setup...


You can now record your event's weight configuration (ie. # of 100 lb plates, # of 45 lb plates, # of 25 lb plates, etc.) and quickly display the bar loading arrangement for each competitor's attempts.

Enter your event's weight configuration (ie. # of 100 lb plates, # of 45 lb plates, # of 25 lb plates, etc.) through the Divisions, Weight Classes, and Bar Loading Setup form by choosing option '1. Setup Divisions, Weight Classes, and Bar Loading Setup' from the Event menu, and select the Bar Loading Setup tab.

Bar Loading Setup

This form displays a list of weights (plates) including weight type (lbs/kilos), color, and count that will be available for use at your event.

Note that the standard weights (lbs and kilos) are provided with Press 4.0 for your convenience.

To add a weight, press the Add button.  The Bar Loading Entry dialog will appear.

Bar Loading Entry

Enter the Weight (ie. 100, 25, 2.5, etc.), Color (Gold, Red, etc.), Count (must be multiples of 2) and type (lbs or kilos) and press the Save button.

To delete a weight entry, just select the entry from the list and press the Delete button.  Press 4.0 requires you to confirm this request.

To edit a weight entry, just select the entry from the list and press the Edit button or double click.

Press the Close button to close the form, or just leave it open and go to other features.  If other features are already open, you can retrieve those features normally, or you can return to them via the Windows menu option.

To enter the weight of the bar and locks, choose the Preferences option from the Utilities menu. The Preferences form will display.

Preferences

Bar Loading Display...

To direct the spotters/loaders with the appropriate plates to load on each side of the bar just right click on the corresponding attempt through the Events form,

Event Form

which will display a popup menu.

Event Form

Select either 'Bar Loading (kilos)' or 'Bar Loading (lbs)' and the Bar Loading display form will appear.

Bar Loading Display