USPA Membership

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Benefits Of Becoming
A Member

Part of the Family

When you join the USPA, you’re joining a synergistic community of lifters who share the same passion for powerlifting. We’ve witnessed the inception of many lifelong friendships. 

Diverse Meet Selection

With USPA meet directors all across the nation, you’ll never find a sparse event calendar. USPA members can compete anywhere in the U.S., regardless of residency.

Experience The Difference

We pride ourselves on our ability to throw high-level competitions. Every meet is guaranteed to include quality equipment, amazing staff, and great vibes.

Competitive with Camaraderie

There aren’t many sports where team spirit can effectively coexist with rivalry. In the USPA, your competitor is also your biggest fan.

USPA Iron House Open 5, Lafayette, Louisiana

USPA Drug Tested 2023 Ikaika Warrior Powerlifting Championship, Bakersfield, California

USPA The Baddest in the Valley Powerlifting Championship, Coalinga, California

USPA 2023 Rockwell Barbell’s Winters War, Chicago, Illinois

USPA Drug Tested 3rd Annual River City Classic, Richmond, Virginia

USPA Drug Tested Legends Never Die Memorial, New Tripoli, Pennsylvania

Upcoming Events

Looking to sign up for a competition? Browse our event calendar for a meet near you.


USPA Foundation

The USPA Powerlifting Foundation (USPAPF) is a non-profit organization founded by USPA Hall of Fame lifter and coach, Liz Freel. Her goal is to provide those in need an opportunity to change their lives and become empowered through the sport of powerlifting. To learn more about the USPAPF and how you can get involved, visit the link below.

USPA Sponsors

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



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Please contact the meet director for all meet-related questions. You can find their info

All records are updated in 1-2 weeks from the time the official results are posted on the prior event page.

Membership purchase is non-refundable after 72 hours from the original purchase date and time. Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected]


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