2020 PanAms Masters Weightlifting Championship 

Meet Update Information

I hope this communication finds you well, as well as your friends and families during these uncertain times.  Looking at the current critical situation we are all living due to this COVID-19 virus, the Pan-American Masters Weightlifting Federation has decided to change the dates of the Championship events.  The new dates will be for October 8 through October 11, 2020.    


New Qualifying Period:  

October 12, 2019 through September 8, 2020.


People who have already registered for the meet to compete online will be automatically transferred to the new dates. If you have not registered, you may do so online using the following link: https://masterpanamweightlifting.org/upcoming-meet-information


After negotiations with the hotel for the change of dates, they have offered a new rate of $129.00 per room and night. This will be for 2 adults and 2 minors under the age of 17.   The hotel will be sending an email to all the people with reservations, all existing reservations will be cancel.  If you still want to continue your reservation and want to secure your new reservation dates and discount rate, please contact the hotel via phone or email to confirm your new dates.  The new room rate will be effective April, 2nd, 2020.


If you have not made your reservation, you may do so using the following link: https://reservations.travelclick.com/107710?groupID=2806932 

Person of contact for the hotel is: Dania Cruz / email: [email protected]

Hotel Mare St. Clair

Ave. Isla Verde # 6165

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Phone: 787-791-5151 EXT.83022 | Fax 787-253-0221


Thanks to all in advance. Though we know we will always carry the experience of having lived through a world wide pandemic, we must trust in God that this will all pass and we will return to our normal lives.


Traduccion En Español.

Espero se encuentren bien ustedes, sus familiares y amigos en estos momentos de tanta incertidumbre. Viendo la situación crítica que se encuentra el mundo entero por esta infección del coronavirus (covid-19) la junta de la Panamericana Máster de Levantamiento de Pesas hemos decidido cambiar el evento de fechas. El evento estaba pautado para realizarse del 27 al 31 de mayo del 2020. 

La nueva fecha para el evento será del 8 al 11 de octubre del 2020. 


Nuevo Periodo Qualificatorio: 

12 de Octobre del 2019 hasta 8 de Septiembre del 2020.


Los que ya se inscribieron para competir atraves de la inscripcion electronica igualmente se les transferirá su inscripción para la nueva fecha. Los que no se han inscrito lo pueden hacer en línea a través de nuestra página: https://masterpanamweightlifting.org/upcoming-meet-information


Luego de negociar con el hotel para este cambio de fecha, ellos han ofrecido una nueva tarifa de $129.00 por habitación por noche. Esto será para 2 personas adultas y 2 menores de 17 años.   Las personas que ya habían hecho sus reservaciones, el hotel les enviara un correo cancelando su reservacion y con la informacion de los dias y decuento nuevos.  La persona tiene que confirmar y contactar el hotel para confirmar su nueva fecha de reservacion para que se le aplique el nuevos precios con descuento.   La nueva oferta de descuento comiensa el 2 de Abril del 2020.


Los que no han reservado pueden hacer sus reservaciones a este link: https://reservations.travelclick.com/107710?groupID=2806932 

El contacto en el hotel es: Dania Cruz / email: [email protected]

Hotel Mare St. Clair

Ave. Isla Verde # 6165

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Teléfono: Tel 787-791-5151 EXT.83022 | fax 787-253-0221


Gracias anticipadas y confiemos en Dios. Que todo esto pasara y que podamos retomar nuestras vidas cotidianas. Aunque sabemos que estaremos marcados por la experiencia de haber vivido esta situación mundial de la pandemia. 


Hotel Mare St. Clair Reservations:

The hotel will be sending an email to all the people with reservations, all existing reservations will be cancel. If you don't get an email please contact the hotel to re-book your new dates and get the new reservation dates and discount rate, please contact the hotel via phone or email. The new room rate will be effective April, 2nd, 2020.


Person of contact for the hotel is: Dania Cruz / email: [email protected]

Hotel Mare St. Clair

Ave. Isla Verde # 6165

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Phone: 787-791-5151 EXT.83022 | Fax 787-253-0221


Traduccion: 

Las personas que ya habían hecho sus reservaciones, el hotel les enviara un correo cancelando su reservacion y con la informacion de los dias y decuento nuevos. Si usted no recibi ninguna confirmacion del hotel, debe de contactar el hotel para confirmar su nueva fecha de reservacion para que se le aplique el nuevos precios con el descuento. La nueva oferta de descuento comiensa el 2 de Abril del 2020.


El contacto en el hotel es: Dania Cruz / email: [email protected]

Hotel Mare St. Clair

Ave. Isla Verde # 6165

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Teléfono: Tel 787-791-5151 EXT.83022 | fax 787-253-0221


Meet Hotel Information

(Informacion del Hotel)

Mare St. Clair Hotel 

6165 Isla Verde Ave | Carolina, PR 00979-5729

tel 787-791-5151 EXT.83022 | fax 787-253-0221

Dania Cruz / email: [email protected]

http://ww.stclaircollection.com 


Máre St. Clair Hotel

Hotel MARE IS LOCATED IN THE BEST URBAN BEACH, ISLA VERDE. All the accommodations where remodeled taking into consideration the needs and requirements of our guest so they can enjoy all the comforts and fascinating views of the pool and the ocean. (El hotel toma en consideracion las necesidades y comodidades de sus huespedes y de sus visitantes).


All the rooms have a modern and sophisticated decor following the hotel scheme of blue and white. The rooms range from 1 to 3 bedrooms and all are equipped with a comfortable kitchen, a stove and oven with new luxury cabinets and stainless-steel appliances, a fridge, spacious bathroom, an iron and ironing board, LED flat screen TV, among other amenities.. (Las habitaciones estan modernisadas y estan equipadas con cocina, gabinetes de lujo, enseres de cocina de metal y sus cuartos son espaciosos con television LED y otras acomodaciones). 


Close to EVERYTHING (Localizado cerca de todo).

Máre St. Clair Hotel is located just 5 minutes from the airport. Its privileged location allow it to be front and center of any visitor of Puerto Rico.  (El Hotel esta a 5 minutos del Aeropuerto y su localisacion lo hace asecible a todo las areas turisticas y comerciales). 

International Airport (5 minutes)

Cruise Ship Port (15 minutes)

Convention District (10 minutes)

Old San Juan (15 minutes)

Mall of San Juan (5 minutes)

Plaza las Américas Mall (15 minutes)

Bacardi Rum Plant (20 miles)

El Yunque Rainforest (35 minutes)


Hotel New Rate: $129 per Studio apartment with 1 kin size or 2 full size beds, fully equipped kitchen, stove, refrigerator & microwave and balcony. (El Nuevo Precio de descuento del hotel es $129 incluyendo una habitacion tipo estudio con 1 cama king o 2 camas medianas con cocina equipada, refrigerador, estufa, microhondas, balcon).


Discount Rates Dates: Starting Sunday, October 4th thru Thursday, October 15th.

* The deadline to make your reservation is September 25th.  (El ultimo dia para reservar su habitacion en el hotel es Septiembre 25th). 


Follow the link below to make a reservation with the group code discount pre-assign.  (Link con código pre asignado, el mismo lo puedes incluir en la invitación y los estaría dirigiendo directamente a nuestro site ya con el código del grupo pre asignado).  https://reservations.travelclick.com/107710?groupID=2806932 


You can make your reservation and pay at check-in. Pagamos en el momento del check in, en caso de pago adelantado necesitamos recibir el documento adjunto con copia de la tarjeta he identificación por ambos lados, el mismo estará disponible en el área de reservaciones.


If you have any questions or issues with your reservation please contact us directly.  (De tener alguna pregunta no dudes en contactarme, si tienes alguna dificultad con el sistema en confianza me envía los datos del cliente y nos encargamos de ingresar la reservación al sistema).  

Phone: 787-791-5151 EXT.83022 | Fax 787-253-0221

Dania Cruz / email: [email protected]


Meet Location

Coliseo Mario Quijote Morales

Avenida Las Cumbres, Guaynabo PR

Meet Instructions (Informacion del Evento)

Technical Meeting:

The technical meeting will be held Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the Mare St. Clair Venue Hotel. Verification of entries (changing weight classes) will take place at 7:00 PM.  Participants are highly recommended to attend the technical meeting and athletes are responsible to know the rules and make any changes to there openers and weight class.

​Competition Schedule and Start List:

Competition will take place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 8-11 October 2020. A tentative lifting schedule will be determined one week after the entry deadline of September 8, 2020. The final lifting schedule will be set at the final verification of entries, Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The expectation is that the oldest lifters will compete on Thursday and the youngest men will lift last on Sunday. The remaining entries will be divided to balance the number and size of sessions throughout the weekend.


Weight Divisons and Categories:

​Masters age divisions will apply 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+

IWF weight class categories recognized as of November 1, 2019 will apply.

Females Weight Class: 45, 49, 55, 59, 64, 71, 76, 81, 87, 87+

Men Weight Class: 55, 61, 67, 73, 81, 89, 96, 102, 109, 109+

As always, weight class changes may be made at the Verification of Entries meeting prior to the event.

Weight Category Change:

Please note that according to IWF rules, an athlete may increase or decrease his/her body weight category at the Verification of Entries meeting (before the Technical Meeting). After the technical meeting an athlete may increase, but may not decrease his/her body weight category. The athlete must notify the Competition Secretary and report to the weigh-in of the original weight category to confirm the change to a heavier category. 

MASTERS Pan Americans RECORDS:

Records set at the PanAmerican Masters are “meet records”, meaning they can only be set at this annual meet event.

​DRUG TESTING AND DOPING CONTROL: 

Pursuant to the rules of International Weightlifting Federation, the Pan American  Masters Weightlifting championships are a drug-tested event. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will be under contract to handle all testing-related procedures.  The PanAmerican Masters Weightlifting Championship is a drug-tested event. and of each entry received, $25 is allocated to the contracted costs with USADA.  (El Campeonato PanAmericano Masters es un torneo donde no se promueve ni se acepta el uso de sustancia de dopaje y donde se relizaran pruebas de anti-dopaje).

​AWARDS:

Medals will be presented to first, second, and third place for totals only.

-Best Lifter for each age group, male and female

-Grand Master award for male and female

-Team awards for first, second and third place, male and female


OFFICIAL TEAM REGISTRATION:

Team entry fee is $75.00. Each lifter on the team roster must submit an individual entry indicating he represents this club. Men’s teams consist of 8 athletes and 3 reserves. Women’s teams consist of 8 athletes and 3 reserves. Each team is only allowed 2 team members competing in the same age group and body weight category.

Team entries must be submitted by the same registration deadline as athlete entry. The Competition Secretary will contact the individual who purchased the team registration the week of the event to confirm the roster. Final Team Rosters are due in the hands of the Competition Secretary no later than 7:00 PM at the Technical Conference.

WEIGH-INS:

All official weigh-ins will take place at the weigh-in room at the competition venue, Coliseo Mario Quijote Morales. There will be a check scale at the Venue Hotel – Mare St. Clair Hotel, at designated room near the check-in desk.

TRAINING HALL:

Official Training Hall: Inside the venue, at the Coliseo Mario Quijote Morales. All lifters may train at the competition venue designated area next to warm-up area.


TRANSPORTATION:

Free transportation for all athletes staying at the meet hotel (Mare St. Clair) to meet venue at the Coliseo Mario Quijote Morales.  Two 45 passengers Bus will be running every 30min simultaneous from each locations.  (Free Transportation from Hotel to Venue for all participants staying at the meet Hotel)


QUALIFYING PERIOD: 

October 12, 2019 through September 8, 2020.

Qualifying Totals are listed below.


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