Saturday, July 31, 2021

USA Powerlifting Nationals

Ocean Center
101 N Atlantic Ave,
Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Competition entry will close on May 14, 2021, at Midnight EST!!

Please read: Due to COVID, our normal National schedule has changed for 2021. To clarify, there will be no 2021 Raw Nationals, rather, there are raw divisions within Collegiate & Junior Nationals, High School & Teen Nationals, and Open & Masters Nationals in June. Likewise, the same is true for the equipped division. Additionally, this National event will include ‘bench only’ which replaces Bench Nationals.


General Info


Individual Entry:

  • Regular Entry Deadline $165 : May 6, 2021, 11:59 PM EST
  • Late Entry Deadline: $235 : May 14, 2021, 11:59 PM EST

Team Deadline: May 24, 2021, 5:00 PM EST

Coach Registration: May 24, 2021, 5:00 PM EST

Athlete Change Deadline: May 31, 2021, 5:00 PM EST

Athlete Weight Class Change Deadline: May 31, 2021, 5:00 PM EST

Athlete Coach Registration Deadline: Start of Competition

Athlete Withdrawal Deadline: Start of Competition

Hotel Booking: May 21, 2021

Qualifying Total

Competitors must have achieved the USA Powerlifting qualifying total in a USA Powerlifting, NAPF or IPF competition from Jan 1, 2019, through the registration deadline to enter this championship.

Women who are competing in the new 69kg or 76kg weight class with a total established prior to 1/1/2021, please read this update.

Please note that if you wish to go down in weight class you will need to RE-QUALIFY in your new weight class by the entry deadline.

>> Qualifying Totals<<



Final Schedule

Monday, June 14th
Session 1 – Youth Boys
Session 2 – Raw Masters Females up to 69kg
Session 3 – Raw Master Men up to 83kg

Tuesday, June 15th
Session 1 – Youth Girls
Session 2 – Raw Master Females 76kg-84+kg
Session 3 – Raw Master Males – 93kg-120+kg

Wednesday, June 16th
Session 1 – Equipped Master Females – All
Session 2 – Equipped Master Men – All
Session 3 – Raw Bench Only Females – All

Thursday, June 17th
Session 1 – Raw Men up to 83kg
Session 2 – Raw Females up to 69kg
Session 3 – Raw Bench Only Males – All

Friday, June 18th
Session 1 – Raw Open Females 76kg-84+kg
Session 2- Raw Open Males – 93kg-120+kg
Session 3 – Equipped Bench Only – All

Saturday, June 19th
Session 1 – Equipped Open Females – All
Session 2 – Equipped Open Males – All

All sessions are capped at 56 lifters, with the exception of Youth, which is capped at 28 lifters.

Final schedule set after the closing of registration.


SPECTATORS: $10 per session

Tickets can be pre-purchased below.  Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

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COACHES: $10 per session*

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*no fee for Youth coaches Monday and Tuesday Session 1


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No professional cameras or video cameras are allowed in the venue. USA Powerlifting Media Policy


Volunteers are always needed to help make an event great! Are you able to help? There are a variety of areas we can use help, even from those who are not powerlifters. Friends and family who can volunteer a few hours through the weekend are welcome.

If you can help, please take a moment to fill out the volunteer form.

Thank you!!!!

National Team Qualifying Criteria

This event is a qualifier for all NAPF and IPF Powerlifting Events:

  • Open
  • SubJr/Jr
  • Masters
  • Bench


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