APC Competition Guidelines

Guidelines starting in 2014

 In APC State, Regional, and National contests there will be no qualifying.  Everybody is welcome.

All APC members are welcome to attend the annual World Powerlifting Championships sanctioned by the APC.  To qualify for funding from the Athletes Fund the following rules apply;

 A lifter who plans to attend a World Powerlifting Championships sanctioned by the APC and receive funding must qualify.  First the lifter must post a current year qualifying total at a state meet or regional meet to qualify for the APC Nationals.  The lifter must win his class at the APC Nationals to qualify for funding from the Athlete’s Fund.  If a lifter wants to compete in powerlifting, he/she must compete in powerlifting.  If a lifter wants to compete in bench press he/she must compete in bench press.  This will also apply to push pull and deadlift single lift competition.  The lifter can compete in additional categories offered by the meet promoter.  The lifter may compete raw or equipped.  A lifter who wins his class at the APC Nationals will be given the choice of a raw or equipped world championships to attend.

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