January 14 & 15, 2023

Venue and Hotel:

The Powerlifting America Bench Press National Championships will be held in Reno, Nevada, at Circus Circus Hotel Casino in the Mandalay Ballroom.

500 N. Sierra St.  Reno, NV 89503


Reno Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is just 5 miles away from the venue and accommodations. A free shuttle to the hotels is included when booking in our group block.


We have two hotels in our room block, the Circus Circus Hotel, and the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. Both hotels are connected, with no need to step outside, and have 25 restaurants, 22 bars, nightspots, and more between them.

Circus Circus Hotel Casino

500 N. Sierra St.  Reno, NV 89503

North Luxury Room – Circus Circus

  • Friday $125 + $30 Resort Fee
  • Saturday $169 + $30 Resort Fee
  • Sunday $99 + $30 Resort Fee

Silver Legacy Resort Casino

407 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501

Players Towner Deluxe Room – Silver Legacy Resort Casino

  • Thursday $39.00 + $30 Resort Fee
  • Friday $140.00 + $30 Resort Fee
  • Saturday $179.00 + $30 Resort Fee
  • Sunday $115.00 + $30 Resort Fee
  • Monday $39.00 + $30 Resort Fee

Group Rate Code – SRBPN22

Book your rooms HERE

Hotel Reservations must be made by December 14th, 2022


Athletes shall be required to achieve a Bench Press (from any weight class) from Powerlifting America, NAPF, IPF, or IPF Affiliate events between January 1, 2022, and January 13, 2023.

All Athletes are required to be current members of Powerlifting America on January 1st.

Membership cards can be purchased here: Join Us


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


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


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

The Official Qualifier for:

  • 2023 IPF World Classic & Equipped Bench Press Championship – Sun City, South Africa
  • 17th Annual NAPF North American Bench Press Championships – Mexico City, Mexico

Tentative Schedule of Events: 

(Subject to Change)

Saturday, January 14th – All Classic (Raw) Lifters

Sunday, January 15th – All Open (Equipped) Lifters

Entry Deadline: Saturday, December 17, 2022, 11:59 pm ET

Weight Class Change Deadline: Friday, December 31, 11:59 pm ET

Click Here to Request Your Change

See All of The Championship Updates Here