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What is a rookie? If you have not won a USAPL Open division or you are in your first event.

USA Powerlifting Stars and Stripes Rookie 3 lift and BP / DL Championships Oct. 7th, 2018
True Glory Crossfit, East Stroudsburg, PA - Sanction # PA-2018-17 - Sept. 7th Deadline
Entry Deadline....... Sept. 7th, 2018

Location: 246 Lackawanna Ave, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

Rookie 3 Lift Session 7 AM Weigh-in
Rookie Session 9 AM Lifting Begins
Rookie limited to first 30 athletes

BP/DL Weigh-ins: 12 PM
BP/DL Lifting Begins: 2 PM
BP/DL Limited first 50 athletes

No qualifying total or prior USA Powerlifting event required.

General Admission: $10
Coaches / Handlers: $10 (No USA Powerlifting Membership Required)

Lifters should pre-purchase USA Powerlifting Memberships, which is good current calendar year events

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USA Powerlifting Veterans Day Championships - 11.10.2018 Open to all lifters / Military get 50% off


 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA - Sanction # PA-2018-18 -Deadline Oct 1st, 2018 or 120 Lifters

Entry 50% off for Active Military / Veterans

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Current Roster

Location: Temple University, McGonigle Hall, Varsity Weight Room (ground floor back right of building), Philadelphia, PA

Parking at The Liacouras Garage, Philadelphia, PA 19121 (15 street parking lot is NOT open on the weekend) street parking is also an option

Hotel: Coming soon

Entry Deadline Oct. 1st, 2018 - Capped at 120 Entries (Expected Sell Out)

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Session 1: Female up through 72 KG  Female

7 AM Weigh-in
9 AM Lifting Begins

Session 2: Female 84 KG - 84 + KG and All Male Weight Classes

12 PM Weigh-In
2 PM Lifting Begins


No qualifying total or prior USA Powerlifting event required.

General Admission: $10
Coaches / Handlers: $10 (No USA Powerlifting Membership Required)

Lifters should pre-purchase USA Powerlifting Memberships

2018 Bench Nationals - Official Raw and Equipped IPF World Bench Press Championship Qualifier - NS-2018-03

Saturday - September 15th, 2018 2018 USA Powerlifting Raw Bench Press Nationals - Live
Day1 Live Scoring

Sunday - September 16th, 2018 2018 USA Powerlifting Equipped Bench Press Nationals - Live
Day 2 Live Scoring


ONE MORE STEP... Please click link complete USAPL Waiver, this will help speed up your check-in process the day of the meet.

Please bring proof of waiver recipient to check in.

Open to all USA Powerlifting Lifters. You must have lifted in any USAPL event since Jan. 1st, 2017. Entry deadline August 15th, 2018

Promoter: Steve Mann (570) 483-8097

Hotel 1: Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Address: 700 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503 Phone: (570) 342-8300 (Free shuttle to guests, call in advance)

Hotel #2: SpringHill Suites Scranton Wilkes-Barre  (Free airport shuttle call in advance) Address: 19 Radcliffe Dr, Moosic, PA 18507
Phone: (570) 207-1212
Hotel #3: Hilton Hotel Scranton($5 airport shuttle. This is the closest hotel to venue.) Address: 100 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: (570) 343-3000

Venue: Ritz Building 222 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18508

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Entry Fee: $ 90 Raw or Equipped, $160 for Raw and Equipped

Youth can only lift at Nationals if they are 13 and will be turning 14 by for the upcoming IPF Bench Worlds. (ie, qualifying for Worlds is the only exception)

All Raw

Friday, Sept. 14th, 2018 - Open to all lifters
Early Equipment Check 4-6 PM
*You may check both raw and equipped at the sametime.
**Remember IPF approved equipment only

Saturday, Sept. 15th, 2018

Session 1 - Eq. Check/Weigh-In 6 AM - Lifting Begins 8 AM
All Female Raw 47-57 KG
All Male Raw 59 - 74 KG

Session 2 - Eq. Check/Weigh-In 11 AM - Lifting Begins 1 PM
All Female Raw 63-72 KG
All Male Raw 83-93 KG

Session 3 Eq Check/Weigh-In 3 PM - Lifting Begins 5 PM
All Male Raw 105-120+ KG
All Female Raw 84 - 84 + KG

Saturday, Sept. 15th, 7 - 8 PM - Early Equipment Check For Sunday
*Remember IPF approved equipment only

All Equipped
Sunday, Sept. 16th, 2018

Session 1 - Eq Check/Weigh-In 7 AM - Lifting Begins 9 AM
All Female Equipped 47-63 KG
All Male Equipped 59 - 93 KG

Session 2 - Eq. Check/Weigh-In 11 AM - Lifting Begins 1 PM
All Female Equipped 72 - 84+ KG
All Male Equipped 105 - 120+ KG

The schedule is subject to change based on turnout. There will be a separate and independent warm-up areas for male and female.

  This event is the official qualifier for the US Team in the IPF World Championships.

International Bench Press Qualifying Criteria & Team Selection links:

General Admission: $20

Important lifters must wear only IPF approved equipment - Singlets, shirts, belts, etc and apparel all inspected. Please check out IPF approved list to confirm you have all the required equipment.

18 USA Powerlifting BP Nationals - NS-2018-03


Event entry coming April 1st

Qualify at any USA Powerlifting event

Deadline will be August, 15th, 2018

2018 USA Powerlifting Mid-Atlantic Regionals

2018 USA Powerlifting Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship (RG-2018-04)

Important Info

Current Event Roster with Flights, Lot numbers and platform assignements

Day 1 Live Scoring
Platform 1
Platform 2

Day 2 Live Scoring
Platform 1

Mid Atlantic Regionals
Event Date: August 4-5, 2018

Mid Atlantic Regionals
New Venue/Hotel:
Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton
700 Lackawanna Avenue
Scranton , PA 18503
+1 570 342-8300
Group code: PREPWR - $159 per night
Free Shuttle from airport

Off-site Hotel
Springhill Suites
19 Radcliffe Dr, Moosic, PA 18507
(570) 207-1212
Book Now - $104 per night


There are no qualifying totals required to compete in Regionals this year!

Open to all members of USA Powerlifting in the following states:

Delaware,Virgina, West Virgina, Maryland, Washington DC, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Memberships can be purchased here:

All 2018 Regionals will serve as an optional qualifier for 2018 Raw Nationals and 2019 Men’s and Women’s Open Nationals. The TOP 3 Male and Female finisher in ANY division in each region will automatically qualify for the respective National, regardless of total.

All Regional Championships will be run with National meet standards including gear requirements, National level judges available for American records, technical secretary and a referee jury on the platform. This meet is intended to provide a National level experience for local lifters and prepare lifters for a National Level platform. For further clarification, please visit


All registered participants are subject to drug testing!

Admission for spectators and personal coaches: $15.00 at the door


Awards will be given to the top 5 places in each weight and age category. Best lifter awards will be awarded to the combined age categories Teen, Junior, Master, and Open for both raw and equipped where the division has at least 6 lifters registered.

Registration Deadline:

Midnight July 4, 2018

Championship Directors:

Steve Mann

Tel. 570.483.8097


Upcoming PA Contests

Oct. 7th 2018 - Stars and Strips Push/Pull and Rookie Three Lift - East Stroudsburg, PA (PA-2018-17)

USA Powerlifting Veterans Day Championships - 11.10.2018 Open to all lifters / Military get 50% off

December event moved to January.

Jan. 19th, 2019  USA Powerlifting WHG Winter Pro-Am (PA-2019-02) - Reading, PA - Entry coming soon!!!

March 2019 - USAPL Pennsylvania Powerlifting Championships (Sanction Pending) - Philadelphia, PA