National Championship Information

The CPU National Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships is a yearly event that showcases and crowns Canada's best powerlifters and benchers. Winners of these events go on to compete at IPF International Championship events for Team Canada!

The next National Championship will be held in St. Johns in March 2021 under the guidance of Jeff Butt as the meet director.

To qualify to compete, you must:

1) Have a valid CPU membership and up to date True Sport Course 

2) Met the qualifying total for your division, age class, and weight class to compete. These can be found HERE

3) Meet any Provincial requirements such as volunteering or competing at your respective Provincial Championships. Provincial information can be found on your Provincial websites.

4) If you are a first time National athlete, you will need to have competed at a Regional Championship within the past 24 months to be eligible.

5) Register for the event when registration goes live!


Below is the upcoming National Event calendar:

Dates Location Meet Director
March 2021 St. Johns, NFLD Jeff Butt
January 2022 Edmonton, Alberta Shane Martin and Tim Nadeau
2023 TBD TBD