Friday, June 24, 2016

Let me be FRANK with you...or should I say GARY FRANK!!

...he is the Meet Director of the 2016 WPC Worlds!...BIG weights demand a BIG effort!!..Gary is a legendary strength athlete....all the platforms will be engineered for the very heaviest squat, bench press and deadlift.
Dear Friends,
It is my pleasure to announce the date and location for the 2016 WPC World Powerlifting Championships! The dates are November 7-13, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at the Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA, USA 1-225-925-2244.  The following is the necessary information for the World Championships. We look forward to seeing a team from your country represented!
All details are as follows: 
WPC DUES:  Please make sure your country membership is valid, if you need to renew you may do so online via PayPal
Entry Form
Please fill out all details on the Country Team List.  Each country is limited to 3 lifters per weight class and age group. Team Lists will only be accepted by the WPC Country Affiliate that is in good standing for 2016.   Individual entries will not be accepted. If your country is not an affiliate please email for information.
Entry Deadline- September 15, 2016 Entries must be received by this date. Individual entries sent directly to the meet promoter WILL NOT be accepted.
Entry Confirmation –   Please notify the WPC office regarding your countries attendance as soon as possible.  You may notify via e-mail at  

Entry Fee- $100.00
An athlete may enter Powerlifting, Bench Press or Deadlift if qualifications were made, however an entry fee for each is required and the lifter will have to lift in each division.   The additional fee is $50 for each division entered i.e. open & masters, etc.
Event Venue & Meet Hotel: Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 1-225-925-2244
Hotel Reservations
Special room rate of $99 mention WPC to receive discount. Reservation deadline is October 7th for discount and availability. 1-225-925-2244 or 1-800-678-4065 hotel will fill fast so don’t delay.