Powerlifting America

Classic (Raw) Nationals

(Open Division Only)


Marriott South Austin – South IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78744 

Feb 24-26, 2023

Venue and Hotel:

The 2023 Classic Open Nationals will be held at the Marriott South Austin. A Special group of $189 per night has been established at this hotel use the link below to book your room.

  • Group Code – Powerlifting America 2023
  • Start Date: February 23, 2023
  • End Date: Monday, February 27, 2023
  • Last Date to receive the group rate February , 2023
  • Austin Marriott South for 189 USD per night

Book your hotel room for POWERLIFTING AMERICA 2023


Athletes shall be required to achieve a Total (from any weight class) from Powerlifting America, NAPF, IPF, or IPF Affiliate events between January 1, 2022, and February 23, 2023.

All Athletes are required to be current members of Powerlifting America. 

Membership cards can be purchased here: Membership


All singlets, wraps, and sleeves must be on the IPF Approved List.


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

Best Lifter Awards for the Best Male and Female Lifters will be awarded by IPF GL Points.

The Official Qualifier for:

  • 2023 IPF World Classic powerlifting Championship – Valetta, Malta
  • 20th Annual NAPF North American Regional Powerlifting Championships – Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands


Update #1

Finalized Schedule of Events:

SessionDayWeight ClassesWeigh-In TimeStart TimeEnd Time# Athletes
Session 1Friday
Feb. 24
Women 47 – 57
Men 59 – 74
2:00 PM4:00 PM7:34 PM21
Session 2Saturday
Feb. 25
Men 83 – 1057:00 AM9:00 AM12:52 PM23
Session 3Saturday
Feb. 25
Women 63 – 6912:00 PM2:00 PM4:33 PM12
Feb. 25
Eleiko BBQStarts at6:00 PM
Session 4Sunday
Feb. 26
Women 76 – 84+
Men 120 – 120+
10:00 AM12:00 PM4:28 PM27

Eleiko BBQ will be free for all athletes, coaches, and officials of the Powerlifting America Open Classic Nationals. A limited amount of tickets for fans and spectators will be sold at the admission table Friday and Saturday at the lifting venue. Details athletes, coaches and officials will be sent via email.