39th Annual USA Powerlifting Florida State Open Championships (FL-2021-07)
Palm Beach County Sports Commission

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

Venue: Hilton Palm Beach Airport

Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

Meet Director: Robert Keller

E-mail: rhk@verizon.net

Telephone: 954.790.2249

RESULTS

Saturday & Sunday
April 10 & 11, 2021

Entry Deadline: April 1st, 2021

Lifter Limit: 120

Location of Championship:

Hilton Palm Beach Airport
150 Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach
Florida 33406

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, April 10, 2021
Session 1
7:00 to 8:30 am Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Women lifters
8:30 to 9:00 am Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
9:00 to 1:00 pm Lifting for All Women Weight Classes
1:00 to 1:30 pm Awards Ceremony / Drug-testing
Session 2
12:00 to 1:30 pm Weigh-in/Equipment check for the Men’s 53kg to 74kg Weight Classes
1:30 to 2:00 pm Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
2:00 to 5:00 pm Lifting for All Women and Men’s 53kg to 74kg Weight classes
5:00 to 5:30 pm Awards Ceremony / Drug-testing
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Session 1
7:00 to 8:30 am Weigh-in/Equipment check for Men’s 83kg and 93kg Weight classes
8:30 to 9:00 am Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
9:00 to 1:00 pm Lifting for Men’s 83kg and 93kg Weight classes
1:00 to 1:30 pm Awards Ceremony / Drug-testing
Session 2
12:00 to 1:30 pm Weigh-in/Equipment check for the Men’s 105kg to 120+kg Weight Classes
1:30 to 2:00 pm Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
2:00 to 5:00 pm Lifting for All Women and Men’s 105kg to 120+kg Weight Classes
5:00 to 5:30 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:

Hilton Palm Beach Airport
150 Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, Florida 33406-1473

Group Code: Florida Powerlifting
$149.00 per night + tax
Booking Link: http://group.hilton.com/gby9e

Directions to Venue and Parking Information:

Click Link for Map https://goo.gl/maps/aFc5Hg9orvtjxViQ6

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 - April 1, 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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