2011 Collegiates Bid Won!

I am proud to announce, PurePowerlifting will be the host of the 2011 USA Powerlifting Collegiate National Powerlifting Championships. This will happen in late March or early April in the state of Pennsylvania.

It's been over 15 years since this event has been hosted in the North East and we are looking forward to this 3 day, 2 platform event!

Steve Mann

2009 USAPL Pennsylvania State Championship Results

Thanks for coming out to the Pennsylvania State Powerlifting Championships this last weekend in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Highlights from the weekend include 13 American Records, ranging from Teenage Records, Masters 70-79 Records and an lastly Open American 683 pound Bench Press Record broken by John Bogart.

Contest Results

Best Lifters (In State ONLY)
Male Tom Favata
Female Cici Smith
RAW Dan Patrisso
Master Dave Ernst
Teen / Junior Mark "Peanut" Turner

Thanks to this staff that helps me through these events, Brown's Gym, GarageInkPowerlifting, MyHouseSportsGear.com, Active Performance Chiro and lastly Abington Heights Powerlifting.

I look forward to seeing you at the next event hosted by PurePowerlifting.com

Upcoming PA Contests



Oct. 13th, 2019 - USA Powerlifting Stars and Stripes Rookie Championships - East Stroudsburg, PA - PA-2019-14

Nov. 9th, 2019 - USA Powerlifting Veteran's Championships - Sanction PA-2019-10 - Philadelphia, PA - Enter Now

Jan. 18th, 2020 - USA Powerlifting Winter Open - Reading, Pennsylvania - 01-18-2020 - Enter Now (Limited first 140)

Jan. 19th, 2020 - USA Powerlifting PA State High School Championships - Reading, PA - 01-18-2020 - Enter Now - $50 Entry

March 14th, 2020 - USA Powerlifting Pennsylvania State Championships - Philadelphia - PA-2020-05 - Enter Now

April 2nd - 5th, 2020 - USA Powerlifting Collegiate National Championships - State College, PA Sanction # NS-2020-05 - Website

Oct. 11th, 2020 - Stars and Stripes Rookie Championships - East Stroudsburg, PA *Sanction # Pending*

Nov. 9th, 2020  - Veteran's Day Championships - Philadelphia, PA *Sanction # Pending*