March 14-16, 2024


The Powerlifting America Classic (Raw) Open National Championships will be held at The Reno Ballroom in Downtown Reno, Nevada.


Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is just 5.1 miles (12 minutes) away from the venue and hotel accommodations.


The Silver Legacy and Circus Circus at THE ROW has special group rates ranging between $39 + tax & fees to $109 + taxes & fees available throughout the event weekend.



Athletes must achieve a total (in any weight class) from a Powerlifting America, NAPF, IPF, or IPF Affiliate event between April 01, 2022, and March 13, 2024.

All Athletes are required to be current members of Powerlifting America by February 28th, 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 Classic Open Powerlifting Championships – Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 21st Annual NAPF North American Powerlifting Championships – Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Tentative Schedule of Events: 

Coming Soon

Important Dates:

Early Bird Entry Deadline: Sunday, December 3, 2023, 11:59 pm ET ($165)
Regular Entry Deadline: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 11:59 pm ET ($190)
Late Entry Deadline: Wednesday, February 14, 2024, 11:59 pm ET ($220)

Weight Class Change Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 11:59 pm ET