Events:
Push-Pull / Powerlifting

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Location: Orlando, Florida

Meet Director: Robert Keller

E-mail: rhk@verizon.net

Telephone: 954.790.2249

Special Olympics
2021 USA Powerlifting Europa Games Expo Powerlifting Championships Special Olympics (FL-2021-02)

Online Registration

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Entry Deadline: Friday, June 11, 2021

Lifter Limit: TBD

Location of Championship:

Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819
https://www.europaexpo.com/

Special Olympics

This is an open championship for Special Olympics Athletes only. There are no qualifying totals and/or competitions required to enter this competition. All lifters competing in the championship must be a member of USA Powerlifting. Membership cards can be purchased for $20.00. USA Powerlifting Memberships can be purchased on-line here: www.usapowerlifting.com/membership

Categories: Raw w/Knee Sleeves Only

Division: Special Olympic

Men’s Weight Classes

130.00lbs / 59kgs
145.50lbs / 66kgs
163.00lbs / 74kgs
182.75lbs / 83kgs
205.00lbs / 93kgs
231.25lbs / 105kgs
264.50lbs / 120kgs
264.50+lbs / 120+kgs

Women’s Weight Classes

103.50lbs / 47kgs
114.50lbs / 52kgs
125.50lbs / 57kgs
138.75lbs / 63kgs
152.10lbs / 69kgs
167.50lbs / 76kgs
185.00lbs / 84kgs
185.00lbs+ / 84+kgs

Age Divisions:

Open (All Ages)
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)

Championship Timetable of Events:

Friday, July 2nd, 2021
Session 1
8:00 am to 9:30 am Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Special Olympic Female Athletes
8:00 am to 9:30 am Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Special Olympic Male Athletes
9:30 am to 10:00 am Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Competition
2:00 to 3:00 pm Awards Ceremony

* Please note, there will be NO early equipment check or weigh-ins.

Awards:

Awards will be presented to all 1st – 5th place finishers, for each weight class. Champion of Champion awards will be presented to the best overall male and female lifters for the championship in Push/Pull and Powerlifting competitions. The overall best lifters will be determined by the IPF GL Points.

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:

Hyatt Place Orlando / I-Drive / Convention Center
8741 International Drive
Orlando, Florida, 32819

$109+tax per night. Book online with link below:
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-place-orlando-i-drive-convention-center/orlzl?corp_id=G-FLPL
Alternatively you call the hotel reservations number at 800-993-4753 and provide the group code G-FLPL.

Directions to Venue and Parking Information:

Click Link for Map https://goo.gl/maps/w62sneLjePVWwzm69

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):
$75.00 Powerlifting Competition [Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift]
$75.00 Combined Bench Press and Deadlift Competition [Push-Pull]
$20.00 Championship T-shirt
$50.00 Late Fee if competition entry form submitted after deadline

Registration Guidelines and Deadline:

Please take note of the entry form deadline - Friday, June 11, 2021. 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.