World Powerlifting Rules of Competition

Compete under the fairest rules system in Powerlifting

  • Powerlifting Australia events are conducted as per the World Powerlifting Rulebook
  • Innovative rules, including 1kg weight selection, changeable attempts, 5 year Masters a age groups and more
  • Some local variations to make contests even faster e.g. 1 hour weigh-in; see PA Regulations 4.7

Become a PA Certified Referee

Test your integrity by qualifying as a Referee

  • Develop your skill and integrity by accrediting as a Powerlifting Australia Referee
  • Short qualifying course at most PA events
  • Progress from Provisional to National to World status

Upcoming Courses

Feb 18th Referee Course – Melbourne

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