Qualifying Standards

If you are lifting at the Canadian Powerlifiting Union Nationals, the additional requirements need to be met to be eligible:

f you have competed at CPU Nationals before, you need to do the following: ⁣
1) Achieve your National qualifying total between March 2017 and March 2019⁣
2) Be considered an “Active Participant” of the sport, defined as: ⁣
a) someone who has competed or volunteered at the Saskatchewan Provincial Championships within the previous 12 months; ⁣
b) someone who meet directs or co-meet directs a provincial or higher level championship within the previous 12 months; ⁣
c) someone who has competed an an international event in the previous 12 months or will be competing at an international competition within 12 weeks of the date of the provincial championships; ⁣
d) other as determined by the SPA Executive. ⁣

If you HAVE NOT competed at CPU Nationals before, you need to do the following: ⁣
1) Achieve your Regional qualifying total⁣
2) Compete in a Regional Championship (Westerns, Easterns, or Centrals) – 2017 or 2018 events would qualify you⁣
3) Achieve your National qualifying total (this can be done before you compete at Regionals as well)⁣
4) Be considered an “Active Participant” of the sport, defined as: ⁣
a) someone who has competed or volunteered at the Saskatchewan Provincial Championships within the previous 12 months; ⁣
b) someone who meet directs or co-meet directs a provincial or higher level championship within the previous 12 months; ⁣
c) someone who has competed an an international event in the previous 12 months or will be competing at an international competition within 12 weeks of the date of the provincial championships; ⁣
d) other as determined by the SPA Executive. ⁣