USA Powerlifting Southern States Championships (FL-2020-17)

August 1st & 2nd, 2020

REGISTRATION


Events: Full Powerlifting

Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel – Riverfront
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Meet Director: Robert Keller
E-mail: rhk@verizon.net
Telephone: 954.790.2249

Location of Championship:
Hyatt Regency Hotel – Riverfront
225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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

Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Session 1

7:00 am - 8:30 am – Weigh-in & Registration for all women’s weight classes

8:30 am - 9:00 am – Rules briefing/Warm-up for all women’s weight classes

9:00 am - 12:00 pm – Lifting for all women’s weight classes

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm – Awards and Drug-testing

Session 2

11:00 am - 12:30 pm – Weigh-in & registration for men’s weight classes 53kg to 74kg

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm – Rules briefing/Warm-up for all men’s weight classes 53kg to 74kg

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm – Lifting for all men’s weight classes 53kg to 74kg weight classes

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm – Awards and Drug-testing

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Session 1

7:00 am - 8:30am – Weigh-in & registration for men’s lifters 83kg and 93kg

8:30 am - 9:00 am – Warm-up for men’s weight classes 83kg and 93kg

9:00 am - 12:00 pm – Lifting for all men’s weight classes 83kg and 93kg

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm – Awards and Drug-testing

Session 2

12:00 pm - 1:30pm – Weigh-in & registration for men’s weight classes 105kg to 120+kg

1:30pm - 2:00pm – Rules briefing/Warm-up for all men’s weight classes 105kg to 120+kg

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm – Lifting for all men’s weight classes 105kg to 120kg

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm – Awards and Drug-testing

* 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 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. 

Championship Hotel:

Hyatt Regency Hotel – Riverfront

225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Tel: 904588-1234

Book Online

$115.00 per night, Double or King Bed Room (2 Persons)

Contact Robert Keller for a room with 3 or more.

Room Reservation Code: G-PWR2

The cutoff date for hotel reservations is July 20, 2020

Reserve early as there are a limited number of rooms available!

Transportation

East Coast Transportation

North Florida Powerlifting Championships Transportation Link

The options and prices that are offered via the link are as follows:

  • Hourly Shuttle is $25.00 per reservation and $10.00 per additional guest

Hourly Shuttle times offered:

-Airport Arrival Shuttle Times: 10:00am – 7:00pm

-Hotel Departure Shuttle Times: 5:00am – 5:00pm

For any guests scheduled to arrive/depart outside of the above-offered shuttle times or prefer to book their own private vehicle, they may choose from one of the following selections, as well:

  • GO Anyway $42.00 - 1 or 2 guests, each additional guest is $10.00 each
  • GO Sedan $55.00 – 1 or 2 guests
  • GO SUV $102.00 – up to 5 guests

When attendees book transportation through the link, they will receive an email confirmation confirming their booking details, airport arrival instructions, as well as our company’s 24-hour contact information that they may contact for any additional assistance required.

Directions to Venue and Parking Information
https://goo.gl/maps/qSvSoodnQ1o

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):
$125.00 – Powerlifting Competition [Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift]
$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 submitted after Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Registration Guidelines and Deadline:
Please take note of the entry form deadline - Wednesday, July 1, 2020. 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 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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