The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) have announced that the 2018 IBSA Powerlifiting and Bench Press World Championships will take place in the Egyptian city of Luxor from November 13 to 16.
The competition will feature junior and masters categories and is expected to attract approximately 70 athletes from 13 countries.
Teams will start to arrive in Luxor on November 10 before two days of classification take place on November 11 and 12.
Three days of competition will then follow the Opening Ceremony, which takes place on November 13.
Preliminary entries for the competition are open until September 1 with the final deadline for entry on October 5.
Nezam Dodel, chairperson of the IBSA Powerlifting Committee, said: "We are very excited to host the powerlifting and bench press World Championships in Luxor.
"We are expecting a great competition as some of the world's best athletes with visual impairments come to battle for titles at the highest level.
"My thanks go to the Egyptian Blind Sports Federation for hosting the event.
"I am sure they will provide a great platform from which lifters can reach their very best."
The last World Championships were held in the Turkish city Alanya in 2016.