Powerlifting America 

University National Championship


Polk State College – 999 Avenue H, N.E. – Winter Haven, FL 33881

April 15 – 16, 2023


  • Students who are currently officially registered and proceeding toward a degree or diploma at an accredited Institution.
  • Students must be at least 17 and no older than 25 years of age on December 31st of the year of the event.
  • All Athletes must be current Powerlifting America members by April 2nd. 
  • Membership cards can be purchased here: Join US
  • NO qualifying total is required!


Hotel 1

Holiday Inn

200 Cypress Gardens Boulevard

Winter Haven, Florida


Tel: 863.292.2100

Note: Includes full-service restaurant and bar.

Sales Manager: Stephanie

Tel: 863.299.9251

Cost $159.00 + Tax, per night / Group Block Rate

Hotel 2

Hampton Inn

202 Cypress Gardens Boulevard

Winter Haven, Florida


Tel: 863.299.9251

Note: Complimentary Breakfast


$229.00 per night + tax

$202.00 per night + tax (Residents of Florida Only)

SAME Sales Manager: Stephanie

Tel: 863.299.9251

Hotel 3

Marriott Courtyard

6225 Cypress Gardens Boulevard

Winter Haven, Florida


Tel: 863.292.300

Airports and Transportation:

Attendees can fly into either Orlando International Airport (MCO) or Tampa International Airport (TPA) and reserve a bus or van through Academy Bus Services.

Academy Bus Services

1155 Elboc Way

Winter Garden, Florida


Tel: 407.999.4900


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.


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

The Official Qualifier for:

  • 2023 World Classic & Equipped Sub-Junior & Junior Powerlifting Championship – Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 20th Annual NAPF North American Regional Powerlifting Championships – Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands