USA Powerlifting 6th Annual Central Florida Open Championships (FL-2017-05)

Sunday, July 9, 2017

REGISTRATION SOLD OUT!

Events: Bench Press / Deadlift / Push-Pull / Powerlifting
Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport
Location: Orlando, Florida
Please note the Hyatt Regency Hotel is connected directly to the Orlando International Airport.

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

Categories:

Raw
Equipped

Divisions:

The following divisions will be offered for both Raw and Equipped lifters:

Open
Teen 1 (14-15)
Teen 2 (16-17)
Teen 3 (18-19)
Junior (20-23)
Master 1 (40-49)
Master 2 (50-59)
Master 3 (60-69)
Master 4 (70+)
Youth (10-11)
Youth (12-13)
High School
Collegiate
Paralympian/Disabled
Special Olympic
Police/Fire/Military

Championship Timetable of Events T.B.D.

Sunday, July 9, 2017 [Hyatt Regency Hotel – Intercom Ballroom]

One Session - Note limit of 45 lifters!

 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 $129.00, plus tax, per night. Cut-off date for making reservations is June 09, 2017. In order to receive the discounted rate of $129.00, 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 $129.00 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. 

ENTRY FEE (S):

$85.00 – Powerlifting Competition [Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift]
$85.00 – Combined Bench Press and Deadlift Competition [Push-Pull]
$75.00 – Bench Press Only Competition
$75.00 – Deadlift Only Competition
$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]

Important Note:  Please take note of the entry deadline – Friday, June 9, 2017. 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.

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.

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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