EPF Congress: The 2003 EPF Congress will be held at 2000hrs on Wed 7
May in Sofia, Bulgaria. Provisional Agenda:
Note that amendments to the EPF By-Laws and Constitution and the names of
candidates for election must be submitted to the General Secretary, Heiner
Köberich, no later than 7 Feb 2003.
- President's address.
- Minutes of the last Congress.
- Treasurer's Report:
- To examine the accounts of the previous year.
- To approve the budget for the forthcoming year.
- General Secretary's Report.
- Committee Reports:
- Technical Committee.
- Law and Legislation Committee.
- Finance Committee.
- Disciplinary Committee.
- Appeal Committee.
of EC members and Committee chairmen.
- Action on proposed amendments(Proposals).
- New Member Applicants: Moldavia, Azerbaijan.
- Action on Delinquent Nations (none).
- Hall of Fame. Announcing the winners.
- Future Championships.
- Any Other Business.
Membership Fees: The General Secretary
requests that National Federations pay their 2003 EPF membership fees
before the end of January. The fee is €250 and the fine for late
payment is €10 per month overdue. The following nations have not yet
paid: Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Georgia,
Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia,
Spain, Switzerland, Yugoslavia.
Marathon Supportive Equipment: The IPF has
issued the following statement: "Marathon supportive equipment will be
banned from world and regional championships and cups from 1 January
Combined European Powerlifting Championships:
The EPF executive committee has agreed to combine the 2006 Men's and
Women's European Powerlifting Championships. Organisers are invited to bid
to host the combined championships, which will be held in May
European Lifters of the Year: The EPF
Executive members have elected Marina Kudinova (RUS) and Jaroslaw Olech
(POL) as European lifters of the year 2002.
Executive Committee Members: With effect from
the 2003 EPF Congress, the elected chairmen of the Disciplinary and the
Appeal Committees will not be members of the Executive Committee. These
two committees must be independent from the EPF Executive Committee due to
juridical reasons, as stated in the IPF Constitution.
Questionnaire: The EPF sent a questionnaire to
all the national federations in November. Up to now, only twelve nations
have returned the questionnaire: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech
Republic, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway and
Slovakia. The General Secretary requests that all other national
federations complete their questionnaires as soon as
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