26th Annual USA Powerlifting Military National Championships (NS-2018-08)

26th Annual USA Powerlifting Military National Championships

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Results

Events: Bench Press / Deadlift / Push-Pull / PowerliftingVenue: Renaissance Hotel, Forbes Drive, Orlando
Location: Orlando, Florida

Meet Director: Robert Keller
E-mail: rhk@verizon.net 
Telephone: 954.790.2249

Location of Championship:
Renaissance Hotel
5445 Forbes Place
Orlando, Florida 32812
USA

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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 on line here: www.usapowerlifting.com USA Powerlifting Memberships will not be sold at the championship.

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

Categories:

Raw
Equipped

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+)
High School
Collegiate
Paralympian/Disabled
Special Olympic
Police/Fire/Military

Provisional Schedule of Events:

 Friday, March 9, 2018

  6:00 to 7:00 pm – Early Equipment Check for all lifters.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

  7:00 to 8:30 am – Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Women lifters
  7:00 to 8:30 am – Weigh-in/Equipment check for all men 59kg to 83kg weight classes
  8:30 to 9:00 am – Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
  9:00 to 1:00 pm – Commencement of lifting
  1:00 to 1:30 pm – Awards Ceremony

12:00 to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in/Equipment check for the men 93kg to 120+kg weight classes
  1:30 to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
  2:00 to 5:00 pm – Commencement of lifting for men’s 93kg to 120+kg weight classes
  5:00 to 6:00 pm – Awards Ceremony

Awards:

Awards will be presented to all 1st – 5th place finishers, for each weight class and division. Champion of Champions award 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 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.

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
$139.00 per night + tax, for a single/double room inlcudes complimentary guestroom internet and reduced self parking to $7 per night. 
Reservations can be made starting on December 14, 2017. Rate available 03/09/18 to 03/12/18
Important: The cutoff date for making reservations: February 24, 2018

Book your group rate for Florida Powerlifting

If you require any difficultly 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 (MCO) to the hotel and back to the airport. Please call the hotel at 407.240.1000 to arrange your pickup and drop-off. Please ensure that you provide to them your confirmation number.

Directions to Venue and Parking Information

5445 Forbes Pl, Orlando, FL 32812, USA

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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]

Important Note:  Please take note of the entry deadline February 23, 2018! 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.

MISSION STATEMENT
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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