DAYS TO GGHK2022

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Overview

November 12 SATURDAY and November 13, SUNDAY
Consist of 1 day of Weigh-in & Technical Briefing on November 12, SATURDAY and 1 day of Competition on November 13, SUNDAY

Venue(s)

Potential Location:

• The Wave, Kwun Tung

Equipment

Personal Powerlifting Equipment:

Full equipment List for both Equipped and Unequipped categories can be viewed here https://lgbtpowerlifting.org/?page_id=62 (Section 4)

Events / Schedule

Athletes may register for:

Powerlifting (3-Lifts: Equipped or Unequipped)

or

Individual Lifts (Max 2 lifts):

• Squat (Equipped)
• Bench Press (Equipped)
• Deadlift (Equipped)
• Squat (Unequipped)
• Bench Press (Unequipped)
• Deadlift (Unequipped)

Schedule:

• Weigh In & Technical Briefing – November 12, SATURDAY
(Weigh-in will be 9 am to 11 am, directly followed by a Technical Briefing)
• Competition Day – November 13, SUNDAY
(Lifting will commence 9am)

Categories / Divisions

Men’s, Women’s, and Gender-Neutral (MX) Divisions

Gay Games Powerlifting in Hong Kong will be the first sports event in Gay Games History to offer an optional third gender MX Category, welcoming Trans, Non-Binary and Intersex participants.

Age groups:

• Junior: 18-23
• Open: 24-39
• Master I: 40-49
• Master II: 50-59
• Master III: 60-69
• Master IV: 70+

Weight groups for all genders:

• 44.0 kg Class up to 44.0kg,
• 48.0 kg Class from 44.01 to 48.0 kg
• 52.0 kg Class from 48.01 to 52.0 kg
• 56.0 kg Class from 52.01 to 56.0 kg
• 60.0 kg Class from 56.01 to 60.0 kg
• 67.5 kg Class from 60.01 to 67.5 kg
• 75.0 kg Class from 67.51 to 75.0 kg
• 82.5 kg Class from 75.01 to 82.5 kg
• 90.0 kg Class from 82.51 to 90.0 kg
• 100.0 kg Class from 90.01 to 100.0 kg
• 110.0 kg Class from 100.01 to 110.0 kg
• 125.0 kg Class from 110.01 to 125.0 kg
• 140.0 kg Class from 125.01 to 140.0 kg
• 140.0+ kg Class from 140.01 to Unlimited kg

No. of Participants / Teams

60

Registration Fee

$900.00 HKD

Guidelines / Special Considerations or Rules

The Powerlifting event will be a non-sanctioned meet under the guidance and rules of the LGBT Powerlifting Union. www.lgbtpowerlifting.org

Lifter Categories (Special Amendment to International Rules for Gay Games Powerlifting Hong Kong 2022)

All categories are open to all regardless of Gender, Sexuality, Race, Religion Ability or Health Status.

Novice Category:
Powerlifters that have never competed in ANY powerlifting competition before.

Closed Category:
Powerlifters who are members of any internationally recognised drug tested Powerlifting or Strength Federation.

(Please note: People lifting this category will be required to submit a copy their current membership card with their registration form and also show a current membership card at registration).

Open Category:
Powerlifters of other Federations and lifters who do not currently belong to any Powerlifting Federation.

All Information Above is Subject to Change