10th Annual USA Powerlifting Men/Women’s Raw National Powerlifting Championships (NS-2017-02)

2017 USAPL National Championship Sponsors

10th Annual USA Powerlifting Men and Women’s Raw National Powerlifting Championships Hyatt Regency Hotel - Orlando International Airport
Orlando, Florida
October 10 - 15, 2017
USA Powerlifting Sanction: (NS-2017-02)

Online Registration Now Open

Team Registration Now Open
(download PDF form)

Events: Raw Powerlifting Only
Venue: Intercontinental Ballroom: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Orlando International Airport
City: 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, a qualifying total in a USA Powerlifting Sanctioned Raw Powerlifting Competition during either 2016 or 2017 is required to enter this championship. 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. Memberships to USA Powerlifting can now be purchased on-line here: www.usapowerlifting.com

Raw National Championship - Qualifying Totals
RAW NATIONALS - ALL TOTALS MUST BE ACHIEVED RAW (All values are in kg)
  Women 43 47 52 57 63 72 84 84k+      
  Open   267.5 285 305 325 345 370 400      
 
Teen 1 (14-15)
155 165 170 177.5 185 190 200 210      
 
Teen 2 (16-17)
177.5 192.5 200 212.5 220 230 245 260      
 
Teen 3 (18-19)
202.5 222.5 235 250 262.5  275 295 315      
  Junior (20-23) 227.5 252.5 267.5 285 302.5  320 345 372.5      
 
Master 1 (40-49)
227.5 252.5 267.5 285 302.5 320 345 372.5      
 
Master 2 (50-59)
202.5 222.5 235 250 262.5 275 295 315      
  Master (60+) A Raw Total in a USAPL Sanctioned Powerlifting Meet      
                         
  Men 53 59 66 74 83 93 105 120 120+    
  Open   440 480 522.5 567.5 610 655 700 752.5    
 
Teen 1 (14-15)
202.5 240 267.5 295 325 352.5 380 412.5 445    
 
Teen 2 (16-17)
250 292.5 322.5 355 387.5 420 452.5 487.5 525    
 
Teen 3 (18-19)
302.5 350 385 420 457.5 495 532.5 572.5 615    
  Junior (20-23) 355 407.5 447.5 487.5 530 570 612.5 655 705    
 
Master 1 (40-49)
355 407.5 447.5 487.5 530 570 612.5 655 705    
 
Master 2 (50-59)
302.5 350 385 420 457.5 495 532.5 572.5 615  
  Master (60+) A Raw Total in a USAPL Sanctioned Powerlifting Meet      

Divisions:
The following divisions will be offered at this Championship:

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: 

Timetable of Events (Last updated May 1, 2017).

Time schedule for each competition day/session is subject to change, based on the number of entries received.

Monday, October 9, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Early Equipment Check: 6:00pm – 7:00pm in the weigh-in area.

Tuesday, October 10, 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, and 52.00kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Warm-up for women’s weight classes 43.00kg, 47.00kg, and 52.00kg
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – 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,and 66.00kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Warm-up for Men’s weight classes 53.00kg, 59.00kg, and 66.00kg
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Early equipment check for Wednesday lifters
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session III
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Prime Time session
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Warm-up for Prime Time session
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm – (Estimated Time) Award presentation will take place after Session III is complete. Presentation of Awards for Session I, II and III.
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for Men’s weight class 74.00kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Warm-up for Men’s weight class 74.00kg
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session II
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & Equipment check for Women’s weight class 57.00kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Warm-up for Women’s weight Class 57.00kg
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Early equipment check for Thursday lifters
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session III
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Prime Time session
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Warm-up for Prime Time session
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm – (Estimated Time) Award presentation will take place after Session III is complete. Presentation of Awards for Session I, II and III.
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for Women’s weight class 63.00kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Warm-up for Women’s weight class 63.00kg
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session II
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & Equipment check for Men’s weight class 83.00kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Warm-up for Men’s weight class 83.00kg
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Early equipment check for Friday lifters
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session III
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Prime Time session
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Warm-up for Prime Time session
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm – (Estimated Time) Award presentation will take place after Session III is complete. Presentation of Awards for Session I, II and III.
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Friday, October 13, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for Men’s weight class 93.00kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Warm-up for Men’s weight class 93.00kg
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session II
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & Equipment check for Women’s weight class 72.00kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Warm-up for Women’s weight class 72.00kg
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Early equipment check for Saturday lifters
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session III
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Prime Time session
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Warm-up for Prime Time session
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm – (Estimated Time) Award presentation will take place after Session III is complete. Presentation of Awards for Session I, II and III.
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Saturday, October 14, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for Women’s weight class 84.00/84.00+.00kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Warm-up for Women’s weight class 84.00/84.00+.00kg
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session II
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & Equipment check for Men’s weight class 105.00kg
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Warm-up for Men’s weight class 105.00kg
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Early equipment check for Sunday lifters
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session III
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Weigh-in & equipment check for Prime Time session
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Warm-up for Prime Time session
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm – (Estimated Time) Award presentation will take place after Session III is complete. Presentation of Awards for Session I, II and III.
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Sunday, October 15, 2017 / Hyatt Regency Hotel: International Continental Ballroom
Session I
7:00 am to 8:30 am – Weigh-in & equipment check for Men’s weight class 120.00/120.00+kg
8:30 am to 9:00 am – Warm-up for Men’s weight class 120.00/120.00+kg
9:00 am to 1:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session II
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in & Equipment check for Prime Time Session
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Warm-up for Prime Time Session
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Competition lifting for all athletes
5:00 pm to 5:30 pm – (Estimated Time) Award presentation will take place after Session II is complete. Presentation of Awards for Session I and II
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Drug-testing Protocol

Session III (Primetime): Selections for the Primetime Sessions will be announced on September 12, 2017. The selections will be based on each athlete’s submitted qualifying total. The total number of athletes selected for the Primetime Sessions will be determined once all of the registrations are received.

Special Note: On September 12, 2017, Joe Warpeha, the Raw National Committee Chairman, will announce the meeting date, time and location for the Raw National Meeting. Questions, please contact him directly at: jwarpeha@css.edu

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 Overall Teen, Junior, Open and Master Age-Group 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 and Combined.

Technical Rules and Weight Class Changes:
This competition is sanctioned by USA Powerlifting (NS-2017-02)

Important, IPF Powerlifting Technical Rules of Performance AND Equipment will apply
for this championship. Both can be found here: www.usapowerlifting.com/committees/technical

All questions, pertaining to approved equipment of the technical rules, please contact Mr. Bill Clayton, the assigned Technical Secretary for the Championship. He can be reached at: claytonw@ptd.net

Key and important, no weight class changes will be accepted after September 10, 2017. However, you will be able to change your weight class at the competition

Championship Updates/Information:

All contest information, updates, nominations, records, etc. will be posted on the following website: raw.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 Raw National Championships. The deadline for making your reservation is September 10, 2017. You may also make your reservation on-line here: https://aws.passkey.com/go/RAWNATL

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.

Please find enclosed a list of hotels within 2.5 Miles of the Hyatt Regency Hotel – Orlando International Airport – CLICK HERE (*pdf)

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

Championship Sponsorship Opportunities
If you’re interested in sponsoring the championship, please contact Robert Keller, the Championship Director, directly at rhk@verizon.net 

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/usaploct17

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):
$125.00 – Powerlifting Competition
$35.00 – Additional Division Fee
$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]

Important Note:  

Please take note of the entry deadline – September 10, 2017. This is date is firm and no late registrations will be accepted after September 10, 2017 at midnight EST. Your registration must be complete to include your raw qualifying championship and total from either 2016 or 2017. There will be absolutely no refunds for any reason. Please do not request one. Upon receipt of your registration fee, your transaction is 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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