18th Annual USA Powerlifting Florida Collegiate State Open Championships (FL-2021-09)

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

Events: Bench Press / Deadlift / Push-Pull / Powerlifting 
Venue: Renaissance Hotel, Forbes Drive, Orlando
Location: Orlando, Florida

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

Location of Championship:
Renaissance Hotel
5445 Forbes Place
Orlando, Florida 32812


SSP Nutirtion

Eligibility Requirements:
This is competition is open to all collegiate lifters. 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 on-line 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, 152.1lbs/69kgs, 167.5lbs/76kgs, 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


The following divisions will be offered for both Raw and Equipped lifters:

Men's Collegiate
Women's Collegiate

Championship Timetable of Events:

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Session 1

7:00 to 8:30 am - Weigh-in/Equipment check for all Women lifters.
7:00 to 8:30 am - Weigh-in/Equipment check for Men’s 30kg to 74kg weight classes & Boys Youth, Teen/Junior.
8:30 to 9:00 am - Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
9:00 to 1:00 pm - Commencement of lifting
1:00 to 1:30 pm - Awards Ceremony

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Session 2

12:00 to 1:30 pm - Weigh-in/Equipment check for Men's 83kg to 120+kg weight classes
1:30 to 2:00 pm - Rules briefing and/lifter warm-up
2:00 to 5:00 pm - Commencement of lifting for Men’s 83kg to 120+kg weight classes
5:00 to 6:00 pm - Awards Ceremony

Awards will be presented to all 1st – 5th place finishers, for each weight class. Champion of Champions award will be presented to the best overall male and female lifter for the championship for Bench Press Only, Deadlift Only, Push/Pull and 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.

Travel and Hotel Arrangements

If you require an overnight reservation, at the Renaissance Hotel, please call 407.240.1000. Please request the group rate offered for Florida Powerlifting.

Group Code: Florida Powerlifting
$112.00 per night + tax, for a single/double room, includes complimentary guestroom internet and reduced self-parking to $8.00 per night.

Important: The cutoff date for making reservations: October 17th, 2021

Click to Book your group rate for FL Powerlifting November 2021

If you have any difficulty making your reservation, please contact me directly at rhk@verizon.net or by telephone at 954.790.2249.

Hotel and Transport

The Renaissance Hotel offers a complimentary/free shuttle from Orlando International
Airport to the hotel and back to the hotel. Call the hotel at 407.240.1000 to arrange your pickup
and drop-off.

Directions to Venue and Parking Information

5445 Forbes Pl, Orlando, FL 32812, USA

Click for Map


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. 

$100.00 – Powerlifting Competition [Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift]
$100.00 – Combined Bench Press and Deadlift Competition [Push-Pull]
$85.00 – Bench Press Only Competition
$85.00 – Deadlift Only Competition
$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 after Friday, October 29, 2021

Registration Guidelines and Deadline:
Please take note of the entry form deadline (extended so that Collegiate lifters can take advantage of the 2021 Membership renewal) - Friday, October 29, 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. 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.

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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