ABOUT THE EVENT
The competition rules for the North Haven Olympic Weightlifting Comp are fairly simple. For both moves, you have 1 minute to pick the bar up off the floor. Once you begin the lift, the bar must continue in an upward motion. For the Snatch, you have to have locked out elbows (no press out) and no other part of your body may touch the platform (some lifters get so deep in the squat that their but touches the floor).
With the Clean, again, no other part of your body may touch the platform and your elbows cannot come in contact with your knees while in the bottom of the squat. In the Jerk, you cannot have any deviation in the elbows (no press out) and no other part of your body can touch the floor (sometimes a back knee makes contact).