2021 USA Powerlifting Military - Police - Firefighter National Championships (NS-2021-07)

Bench Press / Deadlift / Push-Pull / Powerlifting

Venue: Renaissance Hotel

Location: Orlando, Florida

Meet Director: Robert Keller

E-mail: rhk@verizon.net

Telephone: 954.790.2249


Saturday, March 20, 2021

Entry Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2021

Lifter Limit: TBD

Location of Championship:

5445 Forbes Place
Florida 32812

Eligibility Requirements:


Open to all active duty, guard, reserve, and former/retired military personnel, DOD employees and their dependents. Each lifter must be a registered USA Powerlifting member. A USA Powerlifting Membership is required. USA Powerlifting memberships can be purchased online here: www.usapowerlifting.com USA Powerlifting Memberships will not be sold at the championship.


All sworn Federal, State/Provincial, County, Municipal and Military law enforcement officers, weight control officers, corrections officers, and dispatchers employed by a law enforcement agency (male or female, active or retired) are eligible. Police reservists and cadets who have 180-days of continuous law enforcement service, have received formal training in law enforcement, and have powers of arrest are eligible. Eligible fire service personnel includes both paid and volunteer, dispatchers, military fire personnel, (male or female, active or retired) who have received formal training as a firefighter, and have 180-days of continuous fire service. Eligible EMS personnel includes E.M.S. personnel employed by a private entity or Governmental Agency (male or female, active or retired) who have received formal training as an EMS provider and have 180 days of continuous service. Eligible law enforcement, fire service, and E.M.S. personnel described above from any city, county, state/province, and Country are eligible to compete. Each lifter must be a registered USA Powerlifting member. A USA Powerlifting Membership is required. USA Powerlifting memberships can be purchased online here: www.usapowerlifting.com USA Powerlifting Memberships will not be sold at the championship.


Raw w/Knee Wraps
Para-Bench Press

Note: Athletes registering for either the Para-Bench Press or the Adaptive Categories, must also register through USA Powerlifting. Please contact me with any questions that you may have at: rhk@verizon.net

Men’s Weight Classes

116.75lbs / 53kgs*
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

*Teen/Junior lifters only

Women’s Weight Classes

94.75lbs / 43kgs*
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

*Teen/Junior lifters only

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

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+)

Championship Timetable of Events:

Saturday, March 20
Session 1
7:00 am to 8:30 am Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Women lifters
7:00 am to 8:30 am Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Men’s 53kg to 74kg weight classes
8:30 am to 9:00 am Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
9:00 am to 1:00 pm Commencement of lifting
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Awards Ceremony / Drug-testing
Session 2
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Weigh-in/Equipment check for the Men’s 83kg to 120+kg Weight Classes
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
2:00 pm to 5:30 pm Commencement of lifting for men’s 83kg to 120+kg weight classes
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Awards Ceremony / Drug-testing

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


Awards will be presented to all 1st - 5th place finishers, for each weight class and division. Champion of Champion awards 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 IPF 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:

If you require an overnight reservation, at the Renaissance Hotel, please call 407.240.1000. Please request the group rate offered for Florida Powerlifting.

Group Code: Florida Powerlifting
$99.00 per night + tax, for a single/double room, includes complimentary guestroom internet and reduced self-parking to $8.00 per night.
Important: The cutoff date for making reservations: February 19, 2021

If you have any difficulty making your reservation, please contact me directly at rhk@verizon.net or by telephone at 954.790.2249.

Hotel and Transport:

The Renaissance Hotel offers a complimentary/free shuttle from Orlando International Airport to the hotel and back to the hotel. Call the hotel at 407.240.1000 to arrange your pickup and drop-off.

Directions to Venue and Parking Information:

5445 Forbes Pl, Orlando, FL 32812, USA

Click Link for Map https://goo.gl/maps/RutCuhAJA182


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.

$100.00 Powerlifting Competition [Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift]
$100.00 Combined Bench Press and Deadlift Competition [Push-Pull]
$85.00 Bench Press Only Competition
$85.00 Deadlift Only Competition
$35.00 Each additional division entered (see above)
$100.00 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 submitted after deadline

Registration Guidelines and Deadline:

Please take note of the entry form deadline - Friday, February 28, 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.