REGULATIONS

On holding GPA-IPO & GPA-D World Championship 2018

in powerlifting, bench press, deadlift, and pushpull among men and women.

1. Goals:

1. Identify the strongest athletes of the world according to GPA-IPO and GPA-D standards; 2. Enhance international relations between countries-participants; 3. Fixing of the World Records according to GPA-IPO and GPA-D; 4. Healthy lifestyle promotion.

2. Terms and place of competition:

Competition will be held from 23.11.2018 till 25.11.2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

The schedule of weighing and performances would be made based on preliminary applications and available at http://www.power-committee.com.ua https://vk.com/worldchampionshipgpa_ipo https://www.facebook.com/events/524088644635291/ after the receiving deadline of all the applications.

3. Heads of competition:

1. The presidents of World Federations GPA-IPO - GPA-D. 2. Organizing committee: - Chief judge of the competition: Michka I.

- The Head of organizing committee: Pogasiy O., the Vice-president of UPC.

- Secretary of the competition: Gamarnik I.

4. Regulations. Refereeing. Doping control.

1. Competitions are help according to international rules of GPA-IPO and GPA-D.

2. Athletes compete in the following disciplines:

- powerlifting raw (all weight and age categories);

- powerlifting equipped (all weight and age categories);

- powerlifting raw without knee wraps (all weight and age categories);

- bench press raw (all weight and age categories);

- bench press equipped (all weight and age categories);

- deadlift raw (all weight and age categories);

- deadlift equipped (all weight and age categories);

- pushpull equipped (all weight and age categories);

- pushpull raw (all weight and age categories).

3. Only judges of GPA-IPO and GPA-D or judges of the international category according to UPC version are allowed to judge the competitions.

4. Athletes of GPA-D division have to be tested on doping usage (number of samples depends on the number of participants).

5. Competitors:

Only athletes from countries, that belong to International Federations of GPA-IPO- GPA-D are allowed to participate in competitions.

Within the team competition there is a restriction of 5 athletes in the same weight category from one country. Other participants can apply as individuals.

Applications from foreign athletes would be accepted through National federations of GPA-IPO- GPA-D or as individuals.

Ukrainian athletes are allowed to participate only with valid membership in UPС. Exceptions are possible only in case of personal invitation from the President of UPC followed by the Organizing Committee consideration of the application.

6. Absolute category:

Defined among men and women (in all age categories), according to Wilks formula for GPA-IPO- GPA-D, in powerlifting, bench press, dead lift, and pushpull.

There is no absolute category if the number of participants is less than 10 in one age category.

7. Applications:

Applications would be accepted from 01 of May 2018. Preliminary applications from teams and athletes are OBLIGATORY. Applications would be accepted on e-mail: upc@power-committee.com.ua.

Entrance fee for GPA-IPO & GPA-D World Championships:

Powerlifting 80 USD for a single performance in the GPA-IPO. 100 USD GPA-D (80 USD+20 USD for doping control)

Bench Press 80 USD for a single performance in the GPA-IPO. 100 USD - GPA-D (80 USD+20 USD for doping control)

Deadlift 80 USD for a single performance in the GPA-IPO. 100 USD - GPA-D (80 USD+20 USD for doping control)

Pushpull 80 USD for a single performance in the GPA-IPO. 100 USD - GPA-D (80 USD+20 USD for doping control)

+30 USD for the second nomination, and for each additional nomination.

All the participants of the championship from Ukraine make a prepayment of 50% from the entrance followed by their applications (the number of an account will be available after the opening of an official nomination). For foreign athletes obligatory is 100% prepayment of the entrance fee also followed by their application. The payment must be sent through the money transfer MoneyGram or through the financial service Western Union (name of the recipient: Bogdan Vorobey, Kiev, Ukraine). The money transfer number must be sent to the recipient via e-mail as well. If the prepayment isn`t made a fine at the rate of 150 USD will be charged. The prepayment is not refundable. After the 01st of November 2018 all applications will be accepted only by the Organizing Committee of championship. The Organizing Committee has the right to refuse to accept application if it may violate the competition rules and regulations.

Applications are accepted only through national representatives.

8. Rewarding:

Athletes who took the first three places in each weight category will be rewarded with medals and certificates. All participants will be rewarded with diplomas. Winners in the absolute category will be rewarded with Cups and diplomas. Absolute winners in the open age category may also be rewarded with additional valuable prizes (under the consideration of organizers).

9. Financing:

All the costs of participants, coaches and referees on business trip, accommodation and food, bear sending organizations. Competition is held by the organizers of the championship with funds from sponsors and entrance fees.

The present Regulation is an official call on competition!   If the athletes, that to receive a visa, need a special letter of invitation they can contact Bogdan Vorobey (upc@power-committee.com.ua, Viber, WathsApp +380675005818, in Facebook).

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