Men’s and Women’s Open National Championships (NS-2017-03)

2017 USAPL National Championship Sponsors

Men’s and Women’s Open National ChampionshipsMay 18th - May 21st, 2017

Final Athlete Start / Nomination List

(As of May 2, 2017)

All weight class changes, corrections and updates should be sent to Robert Keller at: rhk@verizon.net

REGISTRATION CLOSED!

Events: Open Powerlifting
Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport
Location: Orlando, Florida
Please note the Hyatt Regency Hotel is connected directly to the Orlando International Airport.

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

Location of Championship:
Intercontinental Ballroom
Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32827
www.orlandoairport.hyatt.com

Eligibility Requirements:
Important note, your qualifying total may be set in either a raw or an equipped championship during either 2016 or 2017. You may also lift in this championship raw. However, no raw division will be offered. Qualifying totals can be viewed at http://www.usapowerlifting.com/lifters-corner/qualifying-totals/ 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 on-line here: www.usapowerlifting.com

World Team Qualification:

This championship shall serve as an official qualifier for the following IPF World Championships.

IPF Men/Women’s Sub-Junior and Junior Powerlifting Championships – Orlando, Florida / August 28 to September 3, 2017
IPF Men/Women’s Masters World Powerlifting Championships – Sundsvall, Sweden / October 2 – 8, 2017
IPF Men/Women’s Open World Powerlifting Championships – Pilsen, Czech Republic / November 12-18, 2017

The details on exactly how to make the USA National Team for one of the following competitions can be found on this link:

http://coaching.usapowerlifting.com/international-team-selection-process-qualifying-criteria/

MENS/WOMEN'S NATIONALS Qualifying Totals

  Women 43/94 47/103 52/114 57/125 63/138 72/158 84/185  84k+/SHW    
  Open   540 595 650 710 760 793 898      
  Teen(14-19) 335 358 385 407 435 479 518 620      
  Junior(20-23) 360 385 413 440 462 512 551 672      
  Master (40+) A Total in a USAPL Sanctioned Meet      
                         
  Men 53/116 59/130 66/145 74/163 83/182 93/205 105/231 120/264 120k+/SHW    
  Open   953 1025 1257 1350 1422 1505 1598 1670    
  Teen(14-15) 585 680 730 875 925 950 975 1045 1070    
  Teen(16-17) 630 730 800 995 1035 1070 1135 1190 1215    
  Teen(18-19) 645 750 875 1065 1135 1240 1265 1295 1315    
  Junior(20-23) 695 810 940 1200 1250 1365 1380 1425 1450    
  Master’s A Total in a USAPL Sanctioned Meet

Divisions:
The following divisions will be offered:

Open (Age 14 and Up)
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 (70-79)
Master 5 (80+)

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

Championship Timetable of Events: 

Last Updated on May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017
National Governing Body Meeting
Hyatt Regency Hotel Briefing Room – Next to McCoy’s Restaurant
9:00am to 5:00pm (Open to all USA Powerlifting Members)
Early Equipment Check: 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the weigh-in area.
Masters National Committee Meeting: 7:00pm to 8:00pm (Prestwick Room - located next door to the Weigh-in Rooms)

Friday, May 19, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & Equipment check for women’s weight classes 43.00kg, 47.00kg, 52.00kg and 57.00kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Warm-up for women’s weight classes 43.00kg, 47.00kg, 52.00kg and 57.00kg
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 53.00kg, 59.00kg, 66.00kg and 74.00kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for Men’s weight classes 53.00kg, 59.00kg, 66.00kg and 74.00kg
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Early equipment check for Saturday lifters
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

Saturday, May 20, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for women’s weight classes 63.00kg and 72.00kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for women’s weight classes 63.00kg and 72.00kg
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 1:15 pm – Women’s Hall of Fame Presentation
1:15 pm to 1:45 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol


Session II
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Men’s weight classes 83.00kg and 93.00kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for Men’s weight classes 83.00kg and 93.00kg
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Early equipment check for Sunday lifters
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Women’s National Committee Meeting. Note: If Session II runs later than tentative schedule the meeting will commence 30 minutes after completion of the Awards Presentation. Location will be the Prestwick Room which is next door to the Weigh-in Rooms.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for women’s weight classes 84.00kg and 84.00+kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for women’s weight classes 84.00kg and 84.00+kg
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 am to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Men’s weight classes 105.00kg, 120.00kg and 120.00+kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Rules briefing/lifter warm-up for Men’s weight classes 105.00kg, 120.00kg and 120.00+kg
2:00 am to 6:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Awards presentation/Drug-testing Protocol

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 lifter for the championship for the overall best Teen, Junior, Open and Master Lifters. The overall best lifters will be determined by the Wilks formula. Awards will be presented to the 1st – 5th place teams in the following categories: Open, Teen, Junior and Master.

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: open.nationals.usapowerlifting.com
Also, please join the USA Powerlifting Facebook Group for updates and other related competition information.
I can be reached at: rhk@verizon.net  / Telephone: 954-790-2249  

Travel and Hotel Arrangements
Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32827
www.orlandoairport.hyatt.com

Please note the Hyatt Regency Hotel is connected directly to the Orlando International Airport. You may reserve your room for the special group rate of $139.00, plus tax for either a single or double room. In order to receive the group rate, you must inform the reservation agent that you’re with: Men/Women’s National Championships. The deadline for making your reservation is May 1, 2017. You may also make your reservation on-line here: https://aws.passkey.com/go/NationalChampionships

My recommendation is to not wait until the deadline to make your reservation. Likely, all of the rooms will be sold out. It is highly recommended that you make your reservation as soon as possible.

Directions to Venue and Parking Information
$4.00 per day, self-parking
$7.00 per day, valet parking
Please see powerlifting registration desk for parking voucher to receive discounted price.
www.orlandoairport.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-orlandoairport/services/maps/index.jsp

Disney Tickets

Disney Theme Park Tickets

There are specially priced Disney Tickets for our group at the link below. As a reminder, these tickets offer pre-arrival savings of 10% on our Full-Multi-Day (2 days or longer) Tickets and include a complimentary bonus visit to an additional Disney Experience at any one of the following (additional details are listed on the web site): 

  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
  • Disney’s Winter Summerland or Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Courses (before 4 p.m.)
  • A round of golf at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course 

 PLEASE NOTE – these tickets are only available through your link prior to arrival and are not available for purchase at our Theme Park tickets windows.  

So, please order in advance of your arrival, thank you.

http://mydisneygroup.com/usaplmay17

Admission:
All spectators and coaches may enjoy the competition for an admission fee of $10.00 per day.
Each spectator and coach will receive a wrist band for each paid admission, per day.
T-shirts will be available for an additional fee. 

ENTRY FEE (S):
$95.00 – Powerlifting Competition
$30.00 – Additional Division Fee
$100.00 – Team Entry Fee
$15.00 – Championship T-shirt [Small to Large]
$20.00 – Championship T-shirt [XL to XXXL]

Important Note:  

$5.00 from each Women’s Registration will be given to the Women’s Committee Hall of Fame.

Please take note of the April 18th deadline. It is firm, and NO late registrations will be accepted after midnight on April 18, 2017.

There will be NO refunds for any reason. Upon receipt of your registration fee, your transaction is deemed final.

Online Registration Closed

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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