5th Annual USA Powerlifting Central Florida Open Powerlifting Championships (FL-2016-05)

Saturday/Sunday, July 23-24, 2016

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Roster & Flights (as of July 18)

Events: Bench Press / Deadlift / Push-Pull / Powerlifting

Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport

Location: Orlando, Florida

 

Meet Director: Robert Keller

E-mail: rhk@verizon.net

Telephone: 954.790.2249

 

Location of Championship:

Intercontinental Ballroom 

Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport

9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard

Orlando, Florida 32827

www.orlandoairport.hyatt.com

 

Eligibility Requirements:

This is an open championship. There are no qualifying totals and/or competitions required to enter this championship. All lifters competing in the championship must be a member of USA Powerlifting. Membership cards will be available for purchase at registration prior to the start of the weigh-ins. Memberships to USA Powerlifting can now be purchased on-line here: www.usapowerlifting.com 

New Weight Classes:

Women – 94.75lbs/43kgs (Teen/Junior lifters only), 103.5lbs/47kgs, 114.5lbs/52kgs, 125.5lbs/57kgs, 138.75lbs/63kgs, 158.5lbs/72kgs, 185lbs/84kgs, 185lbs+/84+kgs

Men – 116.75lbs/53.00kgs (Teen/Junior lifters only), 130.00lbs/59.00kgs, 145.50lbs/66.00kgs, 163.00lbs/74.00kgs, 182.75lbs/83.00kgs, 205.00lbs/93.00kgs, 231.25lbs/105.00kgs, 264.50lbs/120.00kgs, 264.50+lbs/120.00+kgs

Championship Timetable of Events

Friday, July 22, 2016 [Hyatt Regency Hotel – Intercom Ballroom]

  6:00 to 7:00 pm – Early equipment check available to all lifters.

 There will be NO early weigh-ins.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 [Hyatt Regency Hotel – Intercom Ballroom]

Session I  

   7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for women’s weight classes 43kgs to 84+kgs

   8:30 am to 9:00 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for women’s weight classes 43kgs to 84+kgs

   9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes

   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

 Session II  

 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for men’s weight classes 53kgs to 74kgs  

   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for men’s weight classes 53kgs to 74kgs  

   2:00 am to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes

   5:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

Sunday, July 24, 2016 [Hyatt Regency Hotel – Intercom Ballroom]

Session I  

   7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for Men’s weight classes 83kgs to 93kgs

   8:30 am to 9:00 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for Men’s weight classes 83kgs to 93kgs

   9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes

   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

 Session II  

 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for men’s weight classes 105kgs to 120+kgs  

   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for men’s weight classes 105kgs to 120+kgs   

   2:00 am to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes

   5:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

Awards:

Awards will be presented to all 1st – 5th place finishers, for each weight class and division. Champion of Champions award will be presented to the best overall male and female lifters for the championship for Bench Press Only, Deadlift Only, Push/Pull and Powerlifting competitions. The overall best lifters will be determined by the Wilks formula. Awards will be presented to the 1st – 5th place teams.

Technical Rules:

This competition is sanctioned by USA Powerlifting. The USA Powerlifting Technical Rules can be found here:www.usapowerlifting.com/committees/technical

Championship Updates/Information:

All contest information, updates, nominations, records, etc. will be posted on the following website: www.florida-powerlifting.com 

Also, please join the USA Powerlifting Florida Facebook Group for updates and other related competition information.

Travel and Hotel Arrangements

To make hotel reservations, please contact the Hyatt Regency Hotel – Orlando International Airport at the following telephone number: 407.825.1234 and reserve your room for $119.00, plus tax, per night. Cut-off date for making reservations is July 09, 2016. In order to receive the discounted rate of $119.00, when making your reservations, please indicate to the hotel staff member that you are with Florida Powerlifting. It is necessary to use this code to receive the discounted rate of $119.00 per night – Single/Double Occupancy). If you have any problems making a reservation at the hotel, please contact me directly at either: rhk@verizon.net or by telephone at: 954.790.2249

Directions to Venue and Parking Information

www.orlandoairport.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-orlandoairport/services/maps/index.jsp

$4.00 per day, self-parking                         

$7.00 per day, valet parking

Please see powerlifting registration desk for parking voucher to receive discounted price.

Admission:

All spectators and coaches may enjoy the competition for an admission fee of $10.00 for the entire day. Contest programs and T-shirts will be available for an additional fee. 

USA Powerlifting – Who We Are

USA Powerlifting (formerly American Drug Free Powerlifting Association, Inc.) is the leading powerlifting organization in the United States. USA Powerlifting is a member of the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF), the governing body of powerlifting internationally. The IPF is comprised of member federations of 100+ countries on six continents. USA Powerlifting, through its affiliation with the IPF, also sends a national team to participate in the World Games. The World Games is an international multi-sports event hosted by the International World Games Association (IWGA) that falls under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The event consists of official sports and demonstration sports selected from those not included in the Olympic Games. The Games are held every fourth year, following the year of the Summer Olympics.

ENTRY FEE (S):

$72.50 – Bench Press Only Competition
$72.50 – Deadlift Only Competition
$77.50 – Combined Bench Press and Deadlift Competition [Push-Pull]
$77.50 – Powerlifting Competition [Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift]
$30.00 – Each additional division entered (see above)
$75.00 – Team Entry Fee
$15.00 – Championship T-shirt [Small to Large]
$20.00 – Championship T-shirt [XL to XXXL]
$50.00 – Late Fee if competition entry form is after Friday, July 8, 2016

Important Note:  Please take note of the entry deadline – Friday, July 8, 2016. If your application/entry form is going to be late, you must notify the meet director either by email or telephone for confirmation to lift in the championship. The late fee will apply, regardless of the reason for the entry form is late. The late fee shall apply to everyone. There are NO refunds for any reason. Upon receipt of your entry form, all transactions are deemed final.

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Florida Powerlifting is to promote drug-free powerlifting competitions, training seminars, and fitness events throughout the State of Florida. Overall, our goal is to promote a healthy and active lifestyle that will encourage strength and fitness enthusiasts to compete at the local, national and international level. USA Powerlifting is proud that Florida Powerlifting is the only recognized and official representatrive for powerlifting in the State of Florida. Statewide competitions are open to all amateur athletes from 10 years of age and higher

Robert Keller
USA Powerlifting - Florida
Post Office Box 291571
Davie, Florida 33329

Telephone: 954.790.2249

Email: rhk@verizon.net

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