Event/ Meet Calendar

USA Powerlifting Arizona has nearly 500 members.  Meets are held throughout Arizona and are hosted by independent meet directors. Once events are sanctioned through USA Powerlifting, they will be placed on this calendar.

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

Competing in USA Powerlifting Local and State Meets 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 and Coaching Courses

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

Athlete,Coach & Staff/Volunteer Waiver Form

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

USA Powerlifting Coaching Course                                                                              Type of Event: COACHING                                                                                                Date: December 16, 2018                                                                                       American Raw Fitness 833 North Cooper Road, #102  Gilbert Az 85233 Director: Matt Gary                                                                                                      Instructor: Rich Wenner
All participants must be at least 18 years of age and current USA Powerlifting members ($55/year).

New Membership: https://www.usapowerlifting.com/member-tools/membership.php                                                                                                Renew your Membership: https://www.usapowerlifting.com/member-tools/renew.php

Early bird registration: $295  –  Deadline October 31
Regular registration: $360  –      Deadline November 16
Late registration: $395         –     Deadline November 30                                      Register Here –  

2019 Arizona Powerlifting Meets

USA Powerlifting Iron & Ice Push Pull Meet            Crossfit Archangel 17437 N 71st Dr.  Glendale, AZ  85308                                                                             Date:  January 12, 2019                                                    Type of Event: Local                                                          Sanction: AZ-2019-01                                                        Meet Directors: Rodney Elm & Miryam Elm                                                                           

Register Here                                                                                                    Staff/Volunteer

USA Powerlifting Lake Pleasant Classic 2019  Crossfit Archangel – 17437 N 71st Dr.  Glendale, AZ 85308                                                                        Date:  February 9, 2019                                               Type of Event: Local                                           Sanction: AZ-2019-03                                                   Meet Directors: Rodney Elm  & Miryam Elm                                                                                                   Register Here                                                                                                                          Staff Volunteer Here

USA Powerlifting AZ State Championship 2019                                                                                              Crossfit Infinite Strength 8425 N 90th St, Suite #3, Scottsdale, AZ 85258                                                    Date:  April 27 & 28, 2019                                             Type of Event: State Meet                                  Sanction: AZ-2019-02                                                     Meet Directors: Rodney Elm  &  Miryam Elm


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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 Directors: 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 Directors: Rodney Elm   &  Miryam Elm


Route 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
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 Directors: Miryam Elm & Rodney Elm