Powerlifting Competitions

2016 Powerlifting Australia Ltd Events at UQPWC in Brisbane

UQ Powerlifting and Weightlifting Club runs a number of formal competitions on behalf of Powerlifting Australia. These competitions involve both bench press only discipline as well as the three lift competition (squat, bench press and deadlift).  These competitions are governed by the rules set down by the International Powerlifting Federation or IPF.

  • 27 Mar 2016 (Sunday) – UQ Challenge Powerlifting Competition. (Raw & Equipped), Acacia Park, Brisbane Qld
  • 22 May 2016 (Sunday) – UQ Powerlifting Competition (Raw & Equipped), Acacia Park, Brisbane Qld (tentative)
  • 11 Sept 2016 (Sunday) – UQ Spring Novice Challenge (Raw & Equipped), Acacia Park, Brisbane Qld (tentative)

For a list of all powerlifting events in Australia and to nominate for Powerlifting Australia Ltd events visit www.powerliftingaustralia.com (Dates and times of events are subject to change).

International Powerlifting Federation Powerlifting Competition Rules

The International Powerlifting Federation rules cover both equipped and non-equipped (or classic) competitions. Lifters are must wear approved equipment only in competition and the list of approved equipment changes from time to time.