RECORDS CRITERIA

 

  1. All age categories are applicable to the lifter on the day of the meet.
  2. Example:
    • Lifter aged 17 on the day they lift at a meet can lift in Teenage Men (16-17)
    • Lifter aged 39 on the day they lift at a meet, but has a birthday the following day can lift in Open section
  3. Records set in any age category, if they are the highest, will be the OPEN record, as well as the age category record.
  4. The Senior and Sub-Masters category is for record purposes only. There is no such division in any meet.
  5. The lifter must be a current financial member to have a record ratified.
  6. National records can only be claimed at State titles or National Competitions
  7. World records can only be claimed at National Compeitions
  8. Fourth attempts are for record purposes only and do not count towards your total.

 

National Records

Website records are updated automatically once the scoresheet has been received. You do not need an application for a national record to be updated on the website. The application form is for the purpose of if you would like a certificate of your national record.

 

GPA World Records

At the competition you must notify the table before your lift that you are attempting a GPA world record. Application for GPA world records will be sent off automatically once the scoresheet has been received. If you would like a certificate of your GPA world record, you will need to submit an application form. The form can be found in the downloads section. The list of GPA world records can be found by clicking here

 

WPC World Records

At the competition you must notify the table before your lift that you are attempting a WPC world record. You MUST complete a WPC world record application form ON THE DAY OF COMPETITION as you will need the signatures of all the referees. Once the form is completed hand it to a CAPO Official at the table. If you do not do this on the day of competition, your world record will not be recognised. The application form can be found in the downloads section. The list of WPC world records can be found by clicking here

 

AWPC World Records

The Amateur World Powerlifting Congress (AWPC) is a division of the WPC. All rules and regualtions are the same as the WPC, the only difference is that it is drug-tested.

 

You must indicate on your entry form that you are attempting an AWPC record and pay the additional fee. 10% of lifters that are attempting an AWPC world record will be randomly chosen for drug testing. At the competition you must notify the table before your lift that you are attempting an AWPC world record. You MUST complete a AWPC world record application form ON THE DAY OF COMPETITION as you will need the signatures of all the referees. Once the form is completed hand it to a CAPO Official at the table. If you do not do this on the day of competition, your world record will not be recognised.