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 Spring 2022 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 *CPU 2022 Nationals will require a Regional Qualifying Total to Compete*

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. *If Regionals are cancelled due to further Public Health Orders, this requirement will be waived for 2022*

5) Register for the event when registration goes live!



Below is the upcoming National Event calendar:

Dates Location Meet Director
Spring 2022 St. Johns, NFLD Jeff Butt
TBD 2023 Edmonton, Alberta Shane Martin and Tim Nadeau
2024 TBD TBD