International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)
International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)
USA Powerlifting (USAPL)
USA Powerlifting (USAPL)

Official Invitation

The International Powerlifting Federation and USA Powerlifting invite all IPF member federations
to participate in the

16th WORLD SUB-JUNIOR AND 34th WORLD JUNIOR
POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

27 August to 2 September 2017
Orlando, Florida, USA

Championship Director: Robert Keller / E-mail: rhk@verizon.net / Tel: +1.954.790.2249

IPF Championship Secretary: Gaston Parage, 1 Rue Pasteur, L-4642 Differdange, Luxembourg Mobile Phone: +352.621165214 / Fax: +352-582696 / E-Mail: gaston.parage@powerlifting-ipf.com

Technical Secretary: Bill Clayton / Email: claytonw@ptd.net / Tel: 908.303.9267

All Correspondence and Visa: Please send all correspondence and visa request to Robert Keller E-mail: rhk@verizon.net / Tel: +1.954.790.2249 / Please send the attached Visa Support Document with the Preliminary Nomination Form.

USA Powerlifting: nationaloffice@usapowerlifting.com

Host City: Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Dates: 27 August to 2 September 2017

Venue: Intercontinental Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Florida

Technical Meeting: Sunday, 27 August 2017, 19:00hrs, Briefing Room, Hyatt Regency Hotel

Hotel Information: Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport, 9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard Orlando, Florida 32827 / Telephone: 407.825.1234 / www.orlandoairport.hyatt.com

Hotel Room Rate(s):

There are two (2) hotel room options at the Hyatt Regency:
Plan A: $145.13 USD per room (includes tax), per night for Single Occupancy with NO Breakfast Buffet.
Plan B: $145.13 USD per room (includes tax), per night for Double Occupancy with NO Breakfast Buffet.
Plan C: $165.42 USD per room (includes tax), per night for Single Occupancy with Breakfast Buffet
Plan D: $185.72 USD per room (includes tax), per night for Double Occupancy with Breakfast Buffet

Note 1: All Plan C & D Hotel Reservations come with a complete European-Style Breakfast Buffet.
Note 2: If you require a triple or quad room, please contact Robert Keller at: rhk@verizon.net

The organizer will not be responsible for any hotel bills for the participating IPF Member Federation. Each Member Federation Team Manager will be responsible. All rooms must be booked by 27 July 2017. After the deadline the organizer cannot guarantee room accommodations in the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Special Note: All athletes, coaches, referees or officials from each federation must stay in the official hotel for the duration of the championship. From the time of their arrival into Orlando to their departure. If athletes, coaches, referees or officials do not stay in the official hotel during the championship, they will be obliged to pay an administration fee of € 100 per person to the organizer. Failure to comply will have the effect that they will not receive accreditation and will be excluded from that championship (By-Laws 105.4.4).

Accommodation fees payable by:

  1. Credit Card
  2. Cash in US Dollars (according to the current exchange rate)
  3. Wire/Bank transfer directly to the hotel (must be sent NLT 21 days before the of the competition)

Payments must be received at the above mentioned bank account at the latest 21 days prior to the beginning of the Championship. All bank charges go at the expense of the sender. If you choose the payment by bank transfer or by credit card, you must inform the organizer in advance. All rooms must be booked at the latest with the deadline of the final nomination – 6 August 2017.

Key and important, 6 August 2017 is the latest date for any removal of nominated lifters, cancellation of booked hotel rooms or change in the number of ordered banquet tickets. If not cancelled in time, federations have to pay the reserved hotel rooms, the participation fee, the anti-doping and the banquet tickets for all lifters and officials specified at the final nomination form.

Arrivals/Transportation: Transport will not be required for this championship. The Hyatt Regency Hotel is connected directly to the Orlando International Airport.

Scales: Scales will be available beginning Saturday, 26 August 2017. Scales will be available 24hrs.

Training: Training facilities will be available starting on Saturday, 26 August 2017 at 17:00hrs.

Flag and anthem: Will be provided by the championship director.

Identification Photos: Identification will be required for security reasons. A maximum of three coaches will be allowed into the venue free of charge for each member federation. Electronically, please send a passport size photo with your preliminary nomination form for each administrator, coach, official or referee that is nominated for the championship.

Closing Banquet: Saturday, September 02 at 19:00 @ Hyatt Regency Hotel in the Regency Ballroom - Cost is $40.00 USD per person. DJ and Entertainment will be provided at the banquet.

Participation Fee: 50€ for each lifter declared must be wired to the IPF bank account

Anti-Doping Fee: 50€ for each lifter declared must be wired to the IPF bank account

Nominations: Team Nomination Forms must are to be send to both Robert Keller, the Championship Director and Gaston Parage, the IPF Championship Secretary by no later than:

Preliminary: 28 June 2017 (fully complete preliminary nomination form must be sent. No final nomination will be accepted if the preliminary nomination was not sent).

Final: 6 August 2017 (late entries will not be accepted).

21 Days before Technical Meeting: 6 August 2017 is the latest date for any removal of nominated lifters or cancellation of booked hotel rooms. If no withdrawal is made 21 days prior to the Technical Meeting before a World championships or Cup, federations are bound to pay the reserved hotel rooms, participation and doping fees for all lifters specified at the final nomination form. (IPF-By-Laws105.5.2).

Championship Website: http://www.florida-powerlifting.com/IPF-World-Junior-Powerlifting-2017.html
Note: Link will be activated by 21 January 2017.

 Provisional Timetable of Events

Provisional Timetable of Events

Important Items to Remember

Preliminary nomination forms must be sent not later than 60 days before the date of the Championship. Final nominations must be submitted no later than 21 days before the date of the Championship and must include only names from the preliminary nomination (i.e. only lifters from the preliminary nomination can be replaced by a nominated reserve lifter. No new nominations will be accepted).

According Technical Rules [Page 4, item 7] on the submitted Final Nomination Form you must send the finalized list the athletes that will take part in the championship. At the Technical Meeting you can only delete athletes from your final nomination form and no one can change weight classes.

Changes may occur to the timetable of events. All changes will take place at the technical meeting that will be held on Sunday, 27 August 2017 at 7:00pm in the Briefing Room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Victory Ceremonies will be held at the end of each lifting session. It will be absolutely mandatory that each athlete wear their National Team Warm-up/Track Suit for the award presentation.

If the organizer does not receive confirmed cancellations of hotel rooms at least 21 days prior to the championship, all hotel costs will be the responsibility of nominated lifters and officials. The same shall apply to participation and Anti-Doping fees (IPF-By-Laws105.5.2).

All athletes, coaches, referees or officials from each federation must stay in the official hotel during the course of the championship. From the time of their arrival to their departure. If athletes, coaches, referees or officials do not stay in the official hotel during the championship, they will be obligated to pay an administration fee of € 100 per person to the organizer. Failure to comply with this rule, will not receive accreditation and will be excluded from that championship (IPF By-laws 105.4.4).

Indemnity & Insurance: All participating federations and its delegated athletes and officials agree to indemnity and not hold the organizing committee accountable for and against any claims for personal injury, financial loss, death or property damage, in any form, arising out of or in any way resulting from the participation in, postponement or cancellation of the said World Championships. All delegate members must have a valid health insurance. The organiser and the IPF will not incur any expenses for a doctor or a stay in hospital. We recommend travel insurance for covering loss of luggage, theft, delayed planes etc.

Disney Theme Park Tickets: Specially priced and discounted Disney Theme Park tickets will be available for sale prior to the championship. A link will be provided on the championship website.

Disney

Mr. Gaston Parage

Mr. Gaston Parage
IPF President
IPF Championship Secretary

 

Dr. Larry Maile

Dr. Larry Maile
USAPL President
NAPF President

 

Mr. Robert Keller

Mr. Robert Keller
Championship Director
IPF Secretary General

 

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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