Technical Rules

Rules & Bylaws

Here are the USA Powerlifting By-Laws and Rulebook. They are in Adobe Acrobat *.pdf file format. You will need Adobe Acrobat 4.0+ to view this file. You can get a copy by going to Adobe’s website.

  • USA Powerlifting Rulebook – IPF technical and equipment rules pertaining to supportive equipment and Rules of Performance are followed by the USAPL as passed by the 2003 NGB. IPF Rulebook.
  • USA Powerlifting Bylaws –
    Bylaws Word Version | Bylaws PDF Version