2021 USA Powerlifting Europa Games Expo Powerlifting Championships Special Olympics

2021 USA Powerlifting Europa Games Expo Powerlifting Championships (FL-2021-02)

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Special Olympics Online Registration

Events:  Push-Pull (Combined Bench Press and Deadlift for Total)

Events: Powerlifting (Combined Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift for Total)
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
Location: Orlando, Florida
Meet Director: Robert Keller
E-mail: rhk@verizon.net
Telephone: 954.790.2249

Location of Championship:

Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Eligibility Requirements:

This is an open championship for Special Olympics Athletes only. There are no qualifying totals and/or competitions required to enter this competition. All lifters competing in the championship must be a member of USA Powerlifting. Membership cards can be purchased for $20.00. USA Powerlifting Memberships can be purchased on-line here: www.usapowerlifting.com/membership  

Weight Classes:

Women –103.5lbs/47kgs, 114.5lbs/52kgs, 125.5lbs/57kgs, 138.75lbs/63kgs, 152.1lbs/69kgs, 167.5lbs/76kgs, 185lbs/84kgs, 185lbs+/84+kgs

Men –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 w/Knee Sleeves Only
Division: Special Olympic

Age Divisions:

Open (All Ages)
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)

Championship Timetable of Events:  

Friday, July 2, 2021:

Session I:

8:00 to 9:30 am - Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Special Olympic Female Athletes
8:00 to 9:30 am - Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Special Olympic Male Athletes
9:30 to 10:00 am - Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
10:00 to 2:00pm – Competition
2:00 to 3:00 pm - Awards Ceremony


Awards will be presented to all 1st – 5th place finishers, for each weight class. Champion of Champion awards will be presented to the best overall male and female lifters for the championship in Push/Pull and Powerlifting competitions. The overall best lifters will be determined by the IPF GL Points.

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


Directions to Venue

Map to the Orange County Convention Center can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/w62sneLjePVWwzm69


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. 


$75.00 – Powerlifting Competition (Combined Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift for Total)
$75.00 – Push-Pull (Combined Bench Press and Deadlift Competition for Total)
$20.00 – Championship T-shirt

Registration Guidelines and Deadline:

Please take note of the entry form deadline – Friday, June 11, 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. A late fee will assessed to your registration. There are NO refunds for any reason. Upon receipt of your registration 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.

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 drug-free 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 representative for powerlifting in the State of Florida. Statewide competitions are open to all amateur athletes 8 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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