USAPL President Larry Maile joins KOTL!!

USAPL President Larry Maile joins 6 Pack Lapadat, IPF World Champion Ryan Stills, and two time IPF World Champion LS McClain, for his first podcast appearance ever! We took the public’s discussion topics, and Larry spoke on every one of them. Find out where the USAPL stands on issues, the past that brought the USAPL here, what the role of the President is in modern times, and the future for the USAPL!

2020 USA Powerlifting Northeast Regionals CANCELED

06/18/2020 Mass-Lift 0

All lifters that had previously registered for this event have gotten an email with instructions on what to do. While this probably isn’t surprising news to some it was definitely a difficult decision to make as we wanted to hold this event even if it was later in the year. With all of the postponed events, it didn’t make sense to hold a large event while other meet directors still wanting to run their own Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Metal Equipment Banned From USA Powerlifting

06/06/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

June 6, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) Effective immediately, powerlifting equipment manufactured by Metal will no longer be allowed in any USA Powerlifting competition.  USA Powerlifting will neither do business or facilitate the continued exposure or contribute to the success of a company whose values are inconsistent with ours, and based on prejudice, racism, or hatred. ### Read More

Free Online Referee Sessions

05/14/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

Thought about stepping up as state referee but nervous about taking the test?  Or already a referee and want to ask questions?  Join some of our experienced National & International Referees for short half hour sessions for an informal discussion on a variety of referee topics to prepare you for the test or help clarify the rulebook. Our first sessions will be the following dates and times: Saturday May 16th – 10-10:30 AM EST Monday, Read More


03/16/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

We have created a webpage dedicated to the ongoing updates for COVID-19.  Please go here: Read More

USA Powerlifting COVID-19 Update for Upcoming Events

03/14/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

USA Powerlifting COVID-19 Update for Upcoming Events March 14, 2020 High School NationalsUSA Powerlifting will be postponing the 2020 USA Powerlifting High School National Championships following Texas Governor Gregg Abbott’s Emergency Declaration. The rescheduled date of the Championships is June 30th – July 2nd 2020, in Killeen Texas. Championship Director and Vice President of USA Powerlifting, Johnny Graham, is working hard to reorganize the event and to communicate with all athletes and coaches. More details Read More

USA Powerlifting Postpones 2020 Collegiate National Powerlifting Championships

03/13/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

USA Powerlifting Postpones 2020 Collegiate National Powerlifting Championships March 13, 2020 Anchorage, Alaska – USA Powerlifting will be postponing the 2020 USA Powerlifting Collegiate National Championships after the Pennsylvania State Government announced a ban on large events. Originally scheduled for April 3, 2020 in State College, Pennsylvania,  a new event date is still being explored at this time. This decision has been made with the health and safety of USA Powerlifting members, volunteers, and supporters Read More

USA Powerlifting Hosts Record Setting Arnold Sports Festival Powerlifting Competitions

03/11/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

Anchorage, Alaska – USA Powerlifting, the largest powerlifting organization in the United States, hosted 7 competitions with 255 athletes from across the United States  and internationally this past weekend at The Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus Ohio, the largest multi-sport festival in the world. For the 13th year in a row the organization hosted the premiere powerlifting competition, giving away over $45,000 in cash prizes in the process. This year marked the first year that Read More

Regarding the Novel COVID-19 Virus and USA Powerlifting Events

03/09/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2020 Regarding the Novel COVID-19 Virus and USA Powerlifting Events USA Powerlifting will continue on with its scheduled sanctioned events in 2020. The Executive Committee is closely monitoring the CDC, Federal, and state and local government guidance on the Novel Coronavirus. Members, volunteers, and supporters who feel ill are encouraged to stay at home and not join the large groups of people at events. All members, volunteers, and supporters should Read More

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