14th Annual USA Powerlifting Florida Collegiate State Championships (FL-2017-08)

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

(Entry Deadline Sepetember 22, 2017)

Online Registration

Events: Bench Press / Deadlift / Push-Pull / Full 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:
Continental Ballroom
Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32827


Eligibility Requirements:

This is competition is open to all collegiate lifters. 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




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

Men's Collegiate
Women's Collegiate

 Championship Timetable of Events 

Saturday, September 30th, 2017 [Hyatt Regency Hotel – Intercom Ballroom]

Session I  
     7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & Equipment check for all Women's Weight Classes 
     7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & Equipment check for all Men's Weight Classes 53kgs to 74kgs 
     8:30 am to 9:00 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for all athletes
     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 all Men's Weight Classes 83kgs to 120.00+kgs 
     1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for all athletes
     2:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
     6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol
* Session weight classes will be finalized/confirmed when the final nominations are posted.


Awards will be presented to all 1st – 5th place finishers, for each weight class. Champion of Champions award will be presented to the best overall male and female lifter 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. We highly encourage you to become a member of the USA Powerlifting Florida Facebook Group.

Travel and Hotel Arrangements

If you need a reservation at the championship venue hotel, please contact me directly at either: rhk@verizon.net or by telephone at: 954.790.2249

Directions to Venue and Parking Information

$4.00 per day, self-parking                         

$7.00 per day, valet parking

Please see powerlifting admissions table for parking voucher to receive discounted price.



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.


$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 form deadline – Friday, September 22, 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.


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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