PurePowerlifting Updates

Entry Deadline Nears:
This is a reminder the entry deadline for USAPL Push and Pull to Kenya event is August 1st! We have limited space for this event, get your application in today!

State Record Certificates:
The PurePowerlifting State Record Certificate Store is back up! For lifter or family member interested in purchasing a custom State Record Certificate, to show off their or a loved ones lifting accomplishment, you can order on-line today.

High School and Collegiate Event News:
Updated Application for the January 31st and February 1st, 2009 Event.

This is going to be a High School and Collegiate event weekend only. The first event is the USA Powerlifting RAW High School / Collegiate Powerlifting Championships, this event is our first annual RAW championship and is expected to be highly contested by High School and Collegiate teams from around the country. The second event held on the same weekend is the USAPL North East US High School / Collegiate Regional Powerlifting Championships. This annual event was highly contested last year, by teams and lifters who lift in gear and who are preparing their team for the USAPL High School / Collegiate "Geared" Powerlifting Championships. There will be no qualifying total required for either of these events. The consolidated application can be found here.

Podcast #60 with World Record Holder Brian Siders

This is the final of 3 segments with IPF World Champion and World Record holder, Brian Siders.

Podcast #60 Windows Media Video
Podcast #60 MP3

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Podcast #59 Live From USAPL Men's Nationals

We did a live recording at the USAPL Men's Nationals. During our interview we were lucky enough to get Wade Hooper on the phone, following a 815 pound squat, weighing only 181 pounds bodyweight.

Other guests include meet director Johnny Graham, Ervin Gainer, Tony Cardella, Eriek Nickson and David Ricks.

Podcast #59 MP3 Format

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The USA Powerlifting Stars and Stripes Championships

November, 22nd, 2008
Clarks Summit, PA

USAPL Stars and Stripes Contest Results

Check out our next Powerlifting event hosted by PurePowerlifting.com. This is a single lift Bench Press Championship, formerly called the All American Bench Press Championships. This event is located in Clarks Summit and it is a perfect pre-holiday Bench Press event.

Come out an join us!


Pennsylvania State Records

Questions or change requests please contest State Record Keeper - Michele Warhurst

Current USA Powerlifting Pennsylvania State Records

Pennsylvania State Record Requirements
1) It must be completed in a sanctioned USA Powerlifting event
2) Lifter must weigh-in the day of the competition (no early weigh-ins)
3) Lifter must live in the State of Pennsylvania. This is determined by the mailing address on membership card.
4) Lifters can break records in age division categories, regardless of division entered. Example a 40 year old lifter can break Masters 40-44 year old record, even if he has entered in the open division.
5) Lifters cannot break category records unless they are entered in that division. Example: A teenage lifter can't break a HS record, unless he/she is entered in the HS division. Example 2: A lifter can't break Police and Fire record unless they are entered in the Police and Fire division.

Upcoming PA Contests