New weight classes will begin January 1.
Go to this page for an explanation on how the records will merge.
Men's weight classes: 53 (junior only),59,66,74,83,93,105,120,120+ (kilograms)
Women's weight classes: 47(junior only),52,57,63,72,84,84+
USA Powerlifting Handbook – easy version of USAPL rules, equipment, weight classes, ect.
USA Powerlifting Rulebook – full version of IPF rules, equipment, weight classes, ect.
IPF/USA Powerlifting Approved Gear List
USA Powerlifting - National Contest Qualifying Totals
USA Powerlifting/IPF – Lifter Classification Standards
Wilks Coefficient in Kilograms
– Men Wilks Coefficient in Pounds
- Men Wilks Coefficient in Kilograms
– Women Wilks Coefficient in Pounds
– Women Wilks Coefficient in Kilograms
Kilogram to Pounds Conversion Chart
What is Raw Lifting?
Meet Card Template
World Anti-Doping Association website
Helpful Training website
All About Powerlifting
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