4th Annual USA Powerlifting Greater Tampa Classic Open Championships (FL-2021-15)

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

Venue: Land O Lakes Recreation Complex

Location: Land O Lakes, Florida

Meet Director: Robert Keller

E-mail: rhk@verizon.net

Telephone: 954.790.2249

Online Registration

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Entry Deadline: Friday, November 12, 2021

Lifter Limit: TBD

Location of Championship:

Land O Lakes Recreation Complex
3032 Collier Parkway
Land O Lakes
Florida 34639

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 online here: www.usapowerlifting.com

Categories:

Raw
Raw w/Knee Wraps
Equipped
Para-Bench Press
Adaptive

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

Boys Youth Only

30kgs / 66lbs
35kgs / 77lbs
40kgs / 88lbs
44kgs / 97lbs
48kgs / 105lbs

*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

Girls Youth Only

30kgs / 66lbs
35Kgs / 77lbs
40kgs / 88lbs

*Teen/Junior lifters only

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 1 (8-9)
Youth 2 (10-11)
Youth 3 (12-13)
High School
Collegiate
Paralympian/Disabled
Special Olympic
Police/Fire/Military

Championship Timetable of Events:

Saturday, December 4
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:

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:

Hyatt Place in Wesley Chapel
26000 Sierra Center Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33559
Telephone: (813) 803-5600

Located 10 minutes from the Venue.

Group Name: Florida Powerlifting
Group Room Block Dates: December 03, 2021 - December 04, 2021
Group Rate Reservation Cut-off Date: November 12, 2021
Group Code: G-PWRL

FOR CALL-IN RESERVATIONS:
Please call 1-888-492-8847 for Hyatt Reservations and reference the group code G-PWRL to receive the special rate.

TO MAKE RESERVATIONS ONLINE:
The online booking link:
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-place-tampa-wesley-chapel/tpazc?corp_id=G-PWRL

Directions to Venue and Parking Information:

Click Link for Map https://goo.gl/maps/FrmA1BRg9yhSZED59

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):
$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, November 12, 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.


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