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    USPA Strong

    The USPA is a premier powerlifting federation created by lifters, with the goal of ensuring lifters are provided an opportunity and location of showcasing the result of their efforts in a safe and competitive environment.

    The USPA provides opportunities for a range of lifters from the beginner, to the elite level. Participate in a USPA event.

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    USPA Nationwide Events

    The USPA is responsible for sanctioning local and regional events where powerlifters
    can compete in hopes of qualifying for the national level events.

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    USPA Records

    Our records database is constantly updated and has current listings of all records. Click here to view all USPA-IPL records.

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    USPA Coach Certification

    The United States Powerlifting Association’s goal is to provide fitness professionals, coaches, and athletes with the highest level of strength and power educational products for the sport of powerlifting.

    This program can enhance an athlete’s overall performance of strength and power for all ages.

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    USPA Apparel

    We strive to provide high-quality apparel that is built to last in and out of the gym. Whether it's a shirt that can withstand bar knurling and sweat, or a hoodie to keep you warm during cold months, we've got you covered. Click here to visit our eStore!

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    USPA Training Centers

    The United States Powerlifting Association provides an affiliate licensing agreement that enables qualified gyms an opportunity to become a Certified USPA Training Center. This designation shows the affiliate supports and encourages participation in the sport of powerlifting supports the mission of the USPA and has the equipment and staff that is qualified and dedicated to furnishing their members with the resources to succeed.

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    USPA Podcast

    USPA Platform Ready, the official podcast of the United States Powerlifting Association. Get up-to-date with information on meets, rules, and other important news. Hear from amazing powerlifters, meet directors, gym affiliates, executive members of the federation, and many others. Tune in and come "Experience the Difference!"

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The USPA is responsible for sanctioning local and regional events where powerlifters can compete in hopes of qualifying for the national level events. The USPA sanctions the National Powerlifting Championship, National Benchpress Championship, and National Deadlift Championship in all age groups, giving athletes a chance to see how they fare against competitors across the country.

The United States Powerlifting Association is looking for qualified representatives throughout the United States to assist in conducting and supporting competitions. If interested in becoming part of the USPA, USPA Interest Form for consideration.

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The USPA would like to extend a special "thank you" to the many companies that support he United States Powerlifting Association. For inquiries about becoming an event sponsor, exhibitor, or advertiser, please complete the inquiry form.