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Scheduled Maintenance: Membership System

10/26/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

The Membership Purchase and Renewal system will be down from 10/25-10/29 for scheduled maintenance. Do not attempt to purchase or renew during this time period as your membership will be invalid.   Thank you for your patience as we enhance this system.   The post Scheduled Maintenance: Membership System first appeared on USA Powerlifting. Read More

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New Women’s Weight Classes Coming 01/01/2021

10/06/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

The anticipated Women’s 8th weight class has finally been announced by the IPF.  Beginning January 1, 2021, the 72kg will be eliminated and will now include a 69kg and 76kg weight class. Lifters who achieve the 63kg QT can lift in the 63kg class go up to 69kg Lifters who achieve the 72kg QT can go down to 69kg or up to 76kg Lifters who achieve the 84kg QT can lift in the 84kg class Read More

USA Powerlifting Teams with United Through Sports

10/01/2020 USA Powerlifting 0

USA Powerlifting would like to invite all members ages 8-18 to participate in the United Through Sports (UTS) Virtual Youth Festival. UTS is an international non-profit organization working to help kids from disadvantaged backgrounds through sports. UTS is in allegiance with the IOC, Sports Accord and AIMS. The Virtual Youth Festival (VYF) encourages kids to participate in international sport in a time that our entire world is facing a pandemic. We have all seen first Read More

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!

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

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