Sanction a Meet Application

Sanction a Contest Application

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    Select all that you will run. Eligibility Active OPA Member, or member of any active member of IPF Affiliate
    Please allow one week for payment to be processed. Registration is not completed until payment is accepted.
    Sanction Deposit will be returned after completion of meet. All or part may be retained by OPA for not meeting standards as defined in the Meet Directors Handbook
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Please ensure the following conditions are met:
1: A sanction application must be received by the Registration Chairperson 3 months prior to the proposed date or the sanction will be denied. A sanction application will include a completed application form and payment for all fees
2: Competition application forms must accompany the sanction request.
3: Any club proposing a sanction for a meet shall provide one referee. This official must be an active referee, Level II Provincial or higher. The designated referee must be present at the meet to function in whatever capacity deemed necessary by the Referee Chairperson. The host club must provide one meal per day for each referee officiating.
4: Competitions within Ontario will not be sanctioned within 14 days of each other if they are in the same region and 7 days if in another region. Sanctions will be allowed on a first come first served basis.
5: The OPA executive at its’ discretion, may organize special contests for the purpose of introducing new lifters to the sport of powerlifting (i.e. students, police and fire personnel. ) Lifters must be Ontario residents but do not have to have a CPU card. These contest must be approved by applying to the OPA executive (Attention OPA Secretary)
6: All contest details or special contest entry forms must be included before a sanction can be granted.
7: Unregistered athletes may not compete in a sanctioned contest.
8: Only affiliated and good standing clubs will be granted sanctions.
9: A Competition cannot be advertised prior to the OPA granting a sanction and approving the application forms.
10: The meet director must be a full member of the OPA in the year the sanctioned contest is held.
11: The meet director must be a member of a registered club.
12: The person applying for a contest sanction must be a full member of the OPA at the time the contest sanction application is made.
13: The person applying for a contest sanction must be a member of a registered club.
14: The member applying for the sanction may designate another meet director who is a member of a registered club.
15: The club associated with the meet director is the point contact with the OPA Board of Directors.