Powerlifting Australia & World Powerlifting 2019 Calendar

Each year, Powerlifting Australia and the World Powerlifting Federation hold events on a Local, National and International level.

The first Powerlifting Australia powerlifting competition for 2019 will be held in Melbourne on the 3rd February 2019, this being the Australian Para Powerlifting Championships, with many more events held across Australia from Tasmania, Melbourne, Woolongong, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, right up to Darwin throughout the year!

Check out powerlifting events and register to compete on the 2019 Calendar of Powerlifting Australia Events!

Jan Roesch PA Nationals 2018 APU


Powerlifting Australia also runs NCAS Coaching Courses and NOAS Referee Courses at these events.

The listed NCAS Coaching Courses for 2019

19/20 JanuaryMelbourneApex Strength, CoburgEnrol Now
16/17 FebruarySydney Lift Performance Centre, RedfernEnrol Now
23/24 MarchBrisbaneIron Underground, AlbionEnrol Now


The listed NOAS Referee Courses for 2019

2/3 FebruaryMelbourneHawthorn Powerlifting ClubEnrol Now
2/3 MarchTownsvilleTownsville OpenEnrol Now
2/3 MarchHobartRaw Strength OpenEnrol Now
15/16 MarchMt IsaTBCEnrol Now
16/17 MarchSydneyLift Performance Centre, RedfernEnrol Now
22/23 MarchPerthLegendary LiftingEnrol Now

You’ll need to be familiar with the Rules of Competition!

You’ll be able to find information about the events, register online for all Powerlifting Australia competitions (once they have been opened for registration and if there are still available spots) right up to 5.00pm 10 days prior to a Local event or 21 days prior to a National event.

The Entry Form for each event will have the Meet Director listed as well as other relevant contacts, where you should direct any enquiries.

To compete in these powerlifting events, you must be a current PA Member. This applies also to Coaches and Referees.

All PA Members are subject to the PA Anti-Doping Policy, year round! Also, these events are subject to ASADA drug-testing.

Australian Records can be set and broken at all of the Local and National Competitions (for National Records, there must be 3 National Refs Officiating the attempts, along with all regulations being met).

World Records can also be made and broken at these great events!