USA Powerlifting Greater Tampa Open Championships (FL-2018-13)

USA Powerlifting Greater Tampa Open Championships (FL-2018-13)

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Online Registration

 

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

USA Powerlifting 36th Annual Florida State Open Championships (FL-2018-03)Venue: Highland Recreation Complex
Location: Largo, Florida
Meet Director: Robert Keller
E-mail: rhk@verizon.net
Telephone: 954.790.2249

Location of Championship:
Highland Recreation Complex
400 Highland Ave – Northeast
Largo, Florida 33770

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 

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

Girls Youth Only - 30kgs/66lbs, 35Kgs/77lbs, and 40kgs/88lbs

Boys Youth Only - 30kgs/66lbs, 35kgs/77lbs, 40kgs/88lbs, 44kgs/97lbs and 48kgs/105lbs.

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+)
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 1st, 2018


Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for women’s weight classes 43kgs to 84+kgs
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for men’s weight classes 53kg to 74kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for women’s weight classes 43kgs to 84+kgs
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for men’s weight classes 53kgs to 74kgs
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

Session II
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Men’s weight classes 83kgs, 93kgs, 105kgs, 120kgs and 120+kgs
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for Men’s weight classes 83kgs, 93kgs, 105kgs, 120kgs and 120+kgs
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

* Please take 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 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
Hampton Inn and Suites
100 East Bay Drive
Largo, Florida 33770
Telephone: 727.585.3333

Complimentary Breakfast
Located one mile from the Highland Recreation Center

Group Rate: $109.00 per night
Group Name: Florida Powerlifting
Cut-off Date for making reservations at the Group Rate: November 19, 2018

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 XXL]
$25.00 – Championship T-shirt [XXXL to XXXXL]
$50.00 – Late Fee if competition entry form is after Friday, April 20, 2018

$50.00 - Late Fee if competition entry form is after November 9, 2018

Registration Guidelines and Deadline:
Please take note of the entry form deadline - Friday, November 9, 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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