Qualifying Standards

Classic 3-Lift Qualifying Totals

Equipped 3-Lift Qualifying Totals

Classic Bench Only Qualifying Totals

Equipped Bench Only Qualifying Totals


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

If you HAVE competed at CPU Nationals before, you need to do the following: ⁣
1) Achieve your National qualifying total between March 2018 and March 2020, prior to Nationals 2020
2) Be considered an “Active Participant” of the sport, which is defined as one of the following: ⁣
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; ⁣OR
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) – 2018 or 2019 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, which is defined as one of the following: ⁣
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; ⁣OR
d) other as determined by the SPA Executive. ⁣⁣