2023 Sunshine State Games Events

Location and Schedule
Date is forthcoming.

Lift District Fitness
11000 N 50th Street
Margate, Florida 33063

Tentative Schedule of Events
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 all men 59kg to 74kg weight classes
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

12:00 to 1:30 pm – Weigh-in/Equipment check for the men 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

This is a drug-tested event.

Event venue, dates, and location are subject to change.

Events
Powerlifting (Combined Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift for Total)
Push-pull (Combined Bench Press and Deadlift for Total)
Bench Press Only
Deadlift Only

Eligibility Requirements
This is an open championship. There are no qualifying totals and/or competitions required to enter this championship.

Categories
Raw w/Knee Sleeves
Raw w/Knee Wraps
Equipped
Para-Bench Press
Adaptive

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

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
Girls Youth Only – 30kgs/66lbs, 35Kgs/77lbs, and 40kgs/88lbs
Boys Youth Only – 30kgs/66lbs, 35kgs/77lbs, 40kgs/88lbs, 44kgs/97lbs and 48kgs/105lbs.

**Lifting day is subject to change based on entries.

Tentative Entry Fees
$100.00 – Powerlifting Competition (Combined Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift for Total)
$100.00 – Push Pull (Combined Bench Press and Deadlift for Total)
$85.00 – Bench Press Only Competition
$85.00 – Deadlift Only Competition
$35.00 – Each additional division
$100.00 – Team Entry Fee
$50.00 – Late Fee if competition entry form is after the registration deadline.

Registration deadline is to be determined
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.

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 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.

Hotel Information
Hotel information is forthcoming.

Registration
Registration information is forthcoming.

Qualification for 2024 State Games of America in California
Sunshine State Games Powerlifting athletes are eligible to compete in the 2024 State Games of America, to be held in San Diego, California, August 1-4, 2024.

Time frame to qualify for the 2024 State Games of America
2022 (after July 1): All gold, silver and bronze medalists qualify from National Congress of State Games (NCSG) Member State programs, both Winter and Summer. Any medalist from the 2022 SGA held in Ames, Iowa qualifies.

2023: All gold, silver, and bronze medalists qualify from NCSG Member State programs, both Winter and Summer.

2024 (before July 1): All gold, silver, and bronze medalists qualify from NCSG Member State programs, both Winter and Summer.

Any medalists from the 2022 State Games of America is eligible to compete in 2024. Visit www.stategamesofamerica.com/faqs for more information.

FSF Staff Contact
OJ Hill
(850) 577-7207 or ojhill@playinflorida.com

State Director
Robert Keller
(954) 790-2249 or rhk@verizon.net or rhk@bellatlantic.net