May 19-20, 2024


The Powerlifting America Equipped National Championships will be held at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is just 6.8 miles (13 minutes) away from the venue and accommodations.


The Marriott South Austin has a special group rate of $219 + taxes and fees throughout the event.



Athletes must achieve a total (in any weight class) from a Powerlifting America, NAPF, IPF, or IPF Affiliate event between June 19, 2022, and May 18, 2024.

All Athletes are required to be current members of Powerlifting America by May 4th, 2024.

Membership cards can be purchased here: Join Us


All support suits, shirts, wraps, belts, singlets, and knee sleeves must be on the IPF Approved List.
IPF Approved List


Medals will be given to 1st – 5th place by total and weight class for all divisions.

Best Lifter Awards will be awarded to the top male and female lifters at the conclusion of the event.


All registered lifters are subject to drug testing before or after the competition from USADA.

The Official Qualifier for:

  • 2024 World Equipped Open Powerlifting Championships – Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 2024 World Classic & Equipped Sub-Junior & Junior Nationals – Valletta, Malta
  • 2024 World Classic & Equipped Masters Powerlifting Championships – Sun City, South Africa
  • 21st Annual NAPF North American Powerlifting Championships – Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Tentative Schedule of Events: 

Sunday, May 19th, 2024:
All Equipped Sub-Juniors, Masters’ III and IV

Monday, May 20th, 2024:
All Equipped Juniors, Open, Masters’ I and II

*Subject to Change

Important Dates:

Early Bird Entry Deadline: Sunday, February 4, 2024, 11:59 pm ET ($165)
Regular Entry Deadline: Sunday, March 24, 2024, 11:59 pm ET ($190)
Late Entry Deadline: Saturday, April 20, 2024, 11:59 pm ET ($220)

Weight Class Change Deadline: Saturday, May 4, 2024, 11:59 pm ET
*Please email all weight class changes to [email protected]