Committed to a Drug-Free Platform

Powerlifting America is unequivocally opposed, on ethical and medical grounds, to the practice of doping in sport and fully supports the position of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against the use of banned substances and methods.

The use, possession and/or trafficking of banned substances, methods, or the encouragement or counseling to use banned substances, or methods, and/or taking measures to mask the use of banned substances, or methods by any participant in competitions over which Powerlifting America has jurisdiction is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

As a member of the IPF, Powerlifting America is bound by the IPF Anti-Doping Rules. For further information please visit

The rules and regulations of the IPF Anti-Doping Rules aims to:

  • Promote Powerlifting as a drug-free sport
  • Uphold and preserve the ethics of Sport
  • Ensure that all athletes have an opportunity to compete equally
  • Safeguard the physical health and mental integrity of the athletes
  • Establish consistent standards of anti-doping policy and testing
  • Educate athletes on their anti-doping rights and responsibilities

2021 WADA Anti-Doping Code

2021 WADA Anti-Doping Prohibited List

Help us protect the clean athlete and the integrity of sport. Every time someone steps forward with information on doping, we move closer to a clean and fair playing field for all.

The Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO) provides athletes and support personnel with information about the prohibited status of specific medications based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

Supplement 411 is USADA’s dietary supplement safety education and awareness resource. The reality is that the use of dietary supplements can be risky, and that awareness and caution must be exercised when considering their use.