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First Weekend of the Maine Games 

The Maine Games first event of the season is this weekend. The state power lifting competition will taking place at Brewer High School Auditorium.There are 15 different Maine Games events this year and they will take place at a variety of cities and towns.This afternoon, Louie Morrison and some of his volunteers from the USA Gym in Bangor were getting equipment ready for the bench press competition which took place tonight. Tomorrow is the Maine Event which includes three lifts: the bench, squat and dead lifts. The Maine Games is a multi-sport olympic style sports festival which started six years ago.Jeff Scully – Maine Games Executive Director”The purpose is to provide an opportunity for amateur athletes of all ages to compete on a statewide stage and practice good sportsmanship and develop healthy habits that can last a lifetime.”