Event/ Meet Calendar

USA Powerlifting Arizona, has 8 Sanctioned Local Meets and 1 Sanctioned Regional Championship Meet in 2018.  These meets are hosted by independent meet directors throughout Arizona. Once events are sanctioned through USA Powerlifting, they will be placed on this calendar.

If you have questions regarding a specific meet, please contact the meet director listed for the event.

Competing in the USA Powerlifting also qualifies athletes to compete in the North American Powerlifting Federation (NAPF) and the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF).

Please see below to register or volunteer for any upcoming meet and to get the pertinent details for all upcoming meets.

Upcoming  USA Powerlifting Arizona Competitions

USA Powerlifting Apeman Strong Fest 2.0 
Apeman Strong Headquarters – Phoenix, AZ
4060 West Fairmount Ave Phoenix, AZ 85019
Date: September 22 & 23rd, 2018
Type of Event: Local
Sanction: AZ-2018-05
Meet Director: Miryam Elm
Co-Director: Rodney Elm
USA Powerlifting 2018 Fall Classic – 
Spark Crossfit – 5444 East Washington St.  Phoenix, AZ 85034
Date: November 17, 2018
Type of Event: Local
Sanction: AZ-2018-06
Location: PHOENIX, AZ                                        Meet Director: Laura Reagle

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USA Powerlifting Sonoran Desert Showdown
Smith Performance Center – 1684 S. Research Loop Tucson, AZ 85710
Date: December 9, 2018 – NOTE – This is a Sunday
Type of Event: Local
Sanction: AZ-2018-08
Meet Director: Miryam Elm
Co-Director: Rodney Elm


NAPF Calendar | IPF Calendar |


USA Powerlifting Lake Pleasant Classic 
Rush Sports Performance – 425 East Pinnacle Peak Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85024
Date: February 24, 2018
Type of Event: Local
Sanction: AZ-2018-01
Meet Directors: Rodney Elm  & Miryam Elm
USA Powerlifting March Mayhem
Crossfit Archangel / WADE Strength Systems –
17437 N 71st Dr. Glendale, AZ 85308
March 10, 2018
Type of Event: Local
Sanction: AZ-2018-04
Meet Director: Rodney Elm   & Miryam Elm
USA Powerlifting Arizona 2018 State Championship
Rush Sports Performance – Phoenix, AZ
Date: April 15, 2018
Type of Event: Local
Sanction: AZ-2018-02
Meet Director: Laura Reagle  & Rodney Elm
                                                   USA Powerlifting Prescott Bar Buster    

Captain Crossfit –  420 6th Street Prescott, AZ 86301
Date: June 2, 2018
Type of Event: Local – capped at 60 lifters
Sanction: AZ-2018-03
Meet Director: Rodney Elm   Co-Director: Miryam Elm

66 Classic 
Crossfit Vert  2412 N 3rd St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Date: July 21, 2018
Type of Event: LOCAL – capped at 30 lifters
Sanction: AZ-2018-07
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Meet Director: Laura Reagle
USA Powerlifting Southwest Regional Championships
Phoenix Marriott Mesa-                                          200 North Centennial Way Mesa, AZ 85201
Date: August 11, 2018
Type of Event: Regionals – capped at 120            Sanction: RG-2018-07
Meet Directors: Miryam Elm  & Rodney Elm