2017 Calendar

Obtain information & enter online here for all Powerlifting Australia competitions in 2016. All competitors, Coaches & Referees at all PA events must be current & financial PA members.

All events are subject to ASADA drug-testing & all PA members are subject year-sfround to the PA Anti-Doping Policy.

All contests are Raw and Equipped, Powerlifting & Bench Press Open age group only unless stated otherwise in the info section. Australian Records can be set at all events, subject to all regulatory requirements as to Referees, lifter eligibility, etc. being met.

Event locations & other information can be found at More Info. for each event. Enter a particular event by clicking Enter Online Now & following through. Unless otherwise specified, entries close 5.00pm the Monday prior to local events & 21 days prior to National events.

Enquiries about each event can to be made to:

Local Events



11th March: NSPC Open - WOLLONGONG

18th March: Capital Challenge - CANBERRA

18th March: Barbarian Classic - PERTH

19th March: Obsidian Strength Showdown II - MELBOURNE


1st April: Raw Strength Open - HOBART

1st April: SSG Open - BRISBANE

2nd April: Matti Tikka - SYDNEY

22nd April: Iron Master - BRISBANE

23rd April: JPS Open - MELBOURNE

28-30th April: Sydney Championships at the Fitness Expo + Pro BP + Pro Deadlift - SYDNEY


6th May: True Raw at Onyx 24/7 - PERTH

6th May: Top Lifter II - Sydney

14th May: Hostile Barbell Classic - ADELAIDE

20th May: BNB Bash III - BRISBANE

21th May: Obsidian Strength Showdown III - MELBOURNE

National Events

August: Australian Junior/Masters Championships

13th-15th October: Australian Open Championships - MELBOURNE

27th-28th October: Australian Masters Games - ULVERSTONE/TAS

International Events

16th-22th April: World Raw Bench Press Championships - Sub-Junior, Junior, Open and Masters - Killeen, TEXAS

28-30th April: Pacific Invitational - Fitness And Health Expo Sydney, AUSTRALIA

22nd-27th May: World Equipped Bench Press Championships - Sub-Junior, Junior, Open and Masters - Kaunas Lithuania

14th-25th June: World Raw Powerlifting Championships - Sub-Junior, Junior, Open and Masters - Minsk, BELARUS

10th-15th July: 2nd University Powerlifting World Cup - Potchefstroom, SOUTH AFRICA

27th August - 3rd September: World Equipped Junior & Sub-Junior Championships - Orlando, USA

10th-17th September: Commonwealth Championships, BP & Powerlifting - Potchefstroom, SOUTH AFRICA

2nd-7th October: World Equipped Masters Championships - Sundsvall,SWEDEN

13th-19th November: World Equipped Open Championships - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

NCAS Coaching Courses

14/15 January - Townsville

21/22 January - Sydney

18/19 February - Melbourne

11/12 March - Brisbane

18/19 March - Sydney

6/7 May - Sydney

NOAS Referee Courses

4-5th February - Sydney

25-26th February - Darwin

More course dates coming out soon