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Australian Schools Bench Press Championships

April 1 @ 8:00 am August 31 @ 5:00 pm

Event Information

Set a Bench Press Performance at your school or local gym, get your Schoolteacher to verify your lift and rate yourself against Australia’s strongest schoolboys and girls.

Event Organiser

+61 447 298 424


Australia Wide – Entry via your Schoolmaster.


Bench Press

  • Age groups U14/U16/U18 as at 1 Jan. 2023
  • Bodyweight classes — Boys 56/62/69/77/85/94/105/105+kg
  • Bodyweight classes — Girls 44.48/53/58/64/72/84/84+kg


Australian Schools Records can be set

Certificates to record-setters


Schoolteacher supervises your Bench Press lift in class, school gym or local club, records your results, certifies your age, bodyweight & by the rules lift performance and submits entry.

Entries close 31 August 2023.


Your Bench Press lift must be done strictly and safely i.e.

— warmup under teacher’s guidance
— have 3 spotters around each lift
— lifter lays on bench with feet flat on ground, buttocks on bench, head on bench
— with spotters help take bar out to full arm’s length
— take bar down to chest, touch and then up to full arm’s length
— no bouncing on chest, no movement of feet, buttocks or head during lift
— max. 3 strict attempts allowed


Gold, Silver, Bronze in each age/bodyweight category, presented at your school


Samtek weight set to the School with the most entries

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