2012 USAPL Collegiate Nationals

04/12/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Video (available starting Friday morning) The USAPL Collegiate Nationals is one of the loudest, most competitive meets you will ever encounter. With deep classes and large crowds, teams come from around the nation with one goal: Win the team title! There are only two divisions, the men’s division and the women’s division and IPF scoring rules are enforced. Historically, it has taken a minimum of 57 points to win the title. To achieve this tally, Read More


01/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

The Prohibited List is a cornerstone of the World Anti-Doping Code and a key component of harmonization. The List is updated annually following an extensive consultation process facilitated by WADA. The 2012 List is valid from January 1 to December 31, 2012. 2012 Prohibited List (PDF) What is the Prohibited List? The Prohibited List (List) was first published in 1963 under the leadership of the International Olympic Committee. Since 2004, as mandated by the World Read More

The 2012 IPF approved equipment list

01/03/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Updated: 1st of January 2012 Approved supportive equipment: Only costumes, support shirts and wraps from commercial manufacturers officially registered and approved by the Technical Committee shall be permitted for use in Powerlifting Competitions. This applies to all championships and records, from Local to World. Only bars and plates, squat racks, bench racks and benches from commercial manufacturers officially registered and approved by the Technical Committee shall be permitted for use in World, Regional and Continental Read More

New National Contest Qualifying Totals

12/14/2011 Mass-Lift 0

National Contest Qualifying Totals USA Powerlifting has recently changed some of the qualifying totals for National Championships. Women Women 97 105 114 123 132 148 165 181 198 SHW Open 496 540 595 650 710 760 793 832 876 898 Collegiate’s 365 391 418 440 462 507 545 589 640 655 Teen(14-19) 335 358 385 407 435 479 518 562 610 620 Junior(20-23) 360 385 413 440 462 512 551 600 655 672 Master (40+) Read More

2011 Bench Press Nationals

09/08/2011 Mass-Lift 0

Congratulations to the Massachusetts resident and Northeastern University Lifters Shaina Petit and Luis Jaimes for their victories at the 2011 Bench Press Nationals. Joining them was Mass lifter Steven Ritucci and New Hampshire lifters Lizz D’Entremont, Jeffrey Hadad and Peter Hubbard. Shaina weighed in more than 10lbs light for the 72Kgs/158Lbs weight class but that didn’t hold her back when she locked out 120Kgs/264.5Lbs. This press gave her first place victories in both the Junior Read More

2011 Raw Nationals

08/23/2011 Mass-Lift 0

The 2011 Raw Nationals in Scranton, PA saw 22 lifters with New England ties and one Massachusetts based team. The highlights were Heather Crocker who won Best Female JR/Teen Lifter award and Eric Kupperstein who won both Best Light Weight Lifter and Best Masters Lifter awards. Team Con-Cret won the Women’s Team Championship and came in second in the Men’s and Combined Team Championships.     New England Based Lifters Name Div(s) Body Wt Wt Read More

Last Chance Raw National’s Quickie Qualifier

06/25/2011 Mass-Lift 0

Meet Director: Michael Zawilinski Date: Thursday, August 18th Location: Hilton Scranton & Conference Center Group Name: USA POWERLIFTING Group Code: PW3 100 Adams Ave., Scranton Phone Number: 570-558-7320   Requirements/Eligibility Requirements: Must have application for RAW NATIONALS postmarked on or by July, 18th This is a USAPL Sanctioned Powerlifting Event.  Lifters must be a registered USAPL Member (memberships sold at weigh-ins $45 adults, $30 high school. No qualifying totals required.) Rules of performance will follow Read More

2011 New England USAPL Raw National “Quickie” Qualifier-Results

06/21/2011 Mass-Lift 0

Results 2011 New England USAPL Raw National “Quickie” Qualifier June 25th, 2011 Official National Championship Qualifier   Location: Baystate Athletic Club Annex, 28 New Driftway, Scituate, MA 02066 Meet Director: Michael Zawilinski Event: This event is for the Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift. It is highly encouraged that you make just a qualifying total for Raw Nationals, so that is just one squat, one bench and one deadlift.  There will be no trophies, no event Read More

News: 2011 Raw Nationals is Qualifier for IPF Raw World Event!!

06/19/2011 Mass-Lift 0

The IPF Classic – June 12-17th, 2012 in Sweden One more reason to come out August 19th-21st, 2011. The USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals is going to be a qualifier for the first IPF Classic, which is the first IPF sanction Raw World event. This is a big step to the movement of Raw and I am very excited about this event. Check out the IPF Forum for more information related to this event IPF Classic Read More

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