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) Attain the qualifying total as specified in the CPU Constitution and Bylaws for your respective Age and Weight classes.
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 in the year preceding the National Championship.

      • Volunteering is considered any activity which can be assigned by a meet director or SPA executive member, which is needed to be able to hold a meet. Coaching is not considered volunteering.
      • If a competitor applies for an exemption from the above 2.a. to be able to participate in CPU Nationals, the competitor must submit their application at least one month prior to the current year’s provincial championships, and in his/her application, must identify:
        • Reason for exemption as it pertains to 2.a.
        • Previous year’s competition and volunteering history.

b) someone who meet directs or co-meet directs a provincial or higher level championship within the previous 12 months; ⁣OR
c) 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)
3) Attain the qualifying total as specified in the CPU Constitution and Bylaws for your respective Age and Weight classes. (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 in the year preceding the National Championship.

b) someone who meet directs or co-meet directs a provincial or higher level championship within the previous 12 months; ⁣ ⁣OR
c) other as determined by the SPA Executive. ⁣⁣