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British Junior Classic Championships - Postponement

Postponement of the 2020 British Junior Classic Championships.

Date: 15/10/2020 | Author: CEO

British Junior Classic Championships -refunds

British Junior Classic Championships - refunds

Date: 12/10/2020 | Author: CEO

British Junior Classic Championships

British Junior Classic Championships go-ahead.

Date: 06/10/2020 | Author: CEO

News from the Executive September 2020

COVID-19 Championship Guidelines

Membership Survey

Sponsorship and Scholarship Officer

Date: 15/09/2020 | Author: CEO

Coaching Courses

Coaching Courses in Swindon

Date: 02/09/2020 | Author:

News from the Executive August 2020

British Championships

Deputy Chairman

Sponsorship & Scholarship Officer

Date: 09/08/2020 | Author: CEO

IPF statement re Metal Sports

Metal Sports

Date: 27/07/2020 | Author: CEO

Coaching Courses

August 8/9 - Level 2 Coaching Course

Date: 18/07/2020 | Author: CEO

Coaching Courses

Coaching Courses

Date: 30/06/2020 | Author: CEO

News from the Board June 2020

Statement re Metal apparel.

Date: 10/06/2020 | Author: CEO

News from the Board May 2020

British Championships



New IPF Formula

Coaching Courses

Date: 31/05/2020 | Author: CEO

News from the Board April 2020


AGM Minutes

Date: 04/04/2020 | Author: CEO

British Powerlifting Eleiko Discount

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, Eleiko remain able to fulfill home gym orders to our members at the special 25% discounted rate.

Date: 01/04/2020 | Author:

British University Championships

Postponement due to COVID19

Date: 15/03/2020 | Author: CEO


Anyone wanting accommodation on the Moulton College Campus for the University Championships contact the College 01604 491131 ask for accommodation services
(rooms £26pppn).

Date: 10/03/2020 | Author: Championship Promoter

Muslim Women's Attire.

Clarification for motion passed at AGM.

Date: 04/03/2020 | Author: CEO

News from the Board February 2020

Head Coach Junior Equipped Team
Membership Card download
British Classic Bench Press livestreaming

Date: 21/02/2020 | Author: CEO

Annual General Meeting 2020

Agenda for 2020 AGM.

Procedure for voting by proxy.

Date: 05/02/2020 | Author: CEO

Order of competition change

Date: 21/01/2020 | Author: Championship Secretary

News from the Board January 2020

British Equipped Championships livestreaming.

British Junior Equipped team Head Coach

IWGA Athlete of the Year.

Date: 17/01/2020 | Author: CEO

News from the Board December 2019

Festive Greetings


International Referees

Date: 22/12/2019 | Author: CEO

Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting

Notice of 2020 Annual General Meeting

Date: 11/12/2019 | Author: CEO

IPF/SBD Sheffield 2020 International

IPF/SBD Sheffield 2020 International Ticket Sales

Date: 13/11/2019 | Author: CEO

News from the Board November 2019

Magazine re-launch
International Team Reports

Date: 10/11/2019 | Author: CEO

News from the Board October 2019

Chair of the Athlete's Commission

Date: 02/10/2019 | Author: CEO

Junior Championship

The revised running order has now been posted on the competition page

Date: 29/09/2019 | Author: Fred Sterry

Two New Approved Clubs!

Two new Powerlifting Clubs achieve British Powerlifting 'Approved Club' status.

Date: 18/09/2019 | Author:

EPA Inter-Divisional Championships - Address Update

Urgent amendment of address for this weekend's 'EPA Inter-Divisional Championships', as previously listed on the BP Website.

Date: 27/07/2019 | Author: Media Officer

GBR European Equipped Masters Report

British Equipped Masters Team Managers Report.
European Masters Equipped competition at Sibiu, Romania 03-07/07/19.

Date: 18/07/2019 | Author: Mick Ellender

2019 World Classic Masters Report

2019 World Classic Masters Report

Date: 06/07/2019 | Author: Martin Bass

News from the Board June 2019

Electronic Membership Cards
British University Championship Qualifying Totals
Medical Committee

Date: 14/06/2019 | Author: CEO

2019 European Equipped Senior Team Report

2019 European Equipped Senior Team Report

Date: 30/05/2019 | Author: Dean Bowring

Team Manager's Report - European Junior Equipped Championships

Report of Junior European Equipped Championships

Date: 22/05/2019 | Author: CEO

News from the Board April 2019

Appointment of Finance Director and DCO.

Formation of Medical Committee

Date: 27/04/2019 | Author: CEO

Magazine April 2019

Magazine April 2019

Date: 19/04/2019 | Author: Nicola Elding - Communications Director

womens university championship

Date: 18/03/2019 | Author: Chairman

Men's University Refunds

Men's University Refunds

Date: 12/03/2019 | Author: CEO

Chair Athlete's Comission

Resignation of Dean Bowring

Date: 09/03/2019 | Author: CEO

British University Championships

British University Championships lifting programme changes.

Date: 25/02/2019 | Author: CEO

Annual General Meeting

AGM Agenda
Proposed Qualifying Totals
Proxy Voting procedure

Date: 16/02/2019 | Author: CEO

World Games Athlete of the Year

Vote for athlete of the year

Date: 19/01/2019 | Author:

British Equipped Powerlifting Championships 2019 - Livestream

Livestream Link for the British Equipped Powerlifting Championships 2019

Date: 06/01/2019 | Author: Media Officer

News from the Board January 2019

New Magazine
AGM Notice
IPF Formula

Date: 04/01/2019 | Author: CEO

News from the Board December 2018

Senior Equipped Head Coach
Season's Greetings

Date: 15/12/2018 | Author: CEO

News from the Board November 2018

Update on rule changes and vacancy for Head Coach Senior Equipped Team.

Date: 12/11/2018 | Author: CEO

Two New Clubs Become British Powerlifting Approved!

Two new Clubs added to the list of British Powerlifting Approved Clubs!

Date: 08/11/2018 | Author: Matthew Parker

World Masters 2018 Manager's Report

Report of 2018 World Masters Equipped Championships

Date: 15/10/2018 | Author: Mick Ellender

Appointment of Communications Director

Appointment of Nicola Elding as Communications Director

Date: 01/10/2018 | Author: CEO

Suspended Athlete Gasienica-Makowski

Stanislaw Gasienica-Makowski suspended for four years..

Date: 28/08/2018 | Author: CEO

Head Classic Coach and Championship QT Procedure

Appoinment of new Head Coach for Classic Masters and update of Championship Qualifying Procedure

Date: 07/08/2018 | Author: CEO

European Masters Equipped 2018 Team Manager's Report

Team Manager's Report from the European Masters Equipped Championships in Pilsen.

Date: 26/07/2018 | Author: Mick Ellender

European Junior Championships 2018 Team Report

European Junior Championships 2018 Team Report

Date: 16/07/2018 | Author: Jim McGill

World Classic Senior Team Report

Head Coach's report for the British Senior team at the World Classic Championships.

Date: 03/07/2018 | Author: Henry Tosh

White Lights Media take over as British Powerlifting Official Photographer

White Lights Media take on the British Powerlifting Official Photographer role as Max Out Media step down.

Date: 03/07/2018 | Author: Matthew Parker

News from the Board June 2018

Privacy Notice

Anti-Doping Suspensions

Vacancies for Communications Director and Head Coach Masters Classic

Date: 14/06/2018 | Author: CEO

IPF Press Release

IPF Press Release confirming that the IPF is WADA compliant.

Date: 29/03/2018 | Author: CEO

AGM and Suspension

Change of room for the AGM and notice of member's suspension.

Date: 08/03/2018 | Author: CEO


Postponement of AGM due to bad weather.

Date: 02/03/2018 | Author: CEO



Date: 07/02/2018 | Author: CEO

Partnership with Eleiko and Tee-Shirt Competition Winner

Partnership with Eleiko and Winner of the 'Design a Tee-Shirt' Competition 2017...

Date: 02/02/2018 | Author: Matthew Parker

News Update 14th January 2018

IPF media Announcement

Junior Classic Head Coach

Date: 14/01/2018 | Author: CEO

News from the Board January 2018

Notice of 2018 AGM

Appointment of Senior Classic Head Coach

Appointment of Independent Director

Date: 08/01/2018 | Author: CEO

News from the Board December 2017

Festive Greetings

Coaching Staff


Date: 20/12/2017 | Author: CEO

Head Classic Coach Vacancies

Due to the incumbents stepping down as previously advised, British Powerlifting now invite applications from suitable qualified people for these important roles.

Date: 08/12/2017 | Author: CEO

World Masters 2017 Report

Report from World Masters Championships 2017

Date: 01/11/2017 | Author: Mick Ellender



Date: 14/10/2017 | Author: CEO

IPF Anti-Doping Seminar

IPF Anti-Doping Presentation September 2017

Date: 21/09/2017 | Author: CEO

European Classic Bench Press Report

European Classic Bench Press Report

Date: 01/09/2017 | Author: Camille Holland

British Men's Classic 2017 - Event Tee-Shirts & Hoodies!.

Buy your official souvenir event tee-shirt or hoodie now!

Date: 17/08/2017 | Author: Matthew Parker

IPF Warning on Supplement Use

IPF Warning on Supplement Use

Date: 17/08/2017 | Author: CEO

European Masters Equipped Report

Team Managers Report from European Masters Equipped Championships

Date: 21/07/2017 | Author: Mick Ellender

News Bulletin July 3rd 2017

Latest news.

Date: 03/07/2017 | Author: CEO

Drug Test Results

Drug test results.

Date: 12/06/2017 | Author: CEO

European Equipped Junior & Sub Junior Team Report

Report from the European Equipped Junior & Sub Junior Championships

Date: 31/05/2017 | Author: Jim McGill

Forthcoming British Powerlifting Coaching Courses

Dates and locations for upcoming British Powerlifting Coaching Courses - Levels 1 & 2

Date: 16/05/2017 | Author:

2017 British University Championships

A big British University Championships thank you to everyone who helped.

Date: 27/03/2017 | Author: CEO

Masters Classic 2017 - Livestream!

Livestream for the British Masters Classic 2017.

Date: 10/03/2017 | Author:

Drug Test Results

Recent Drug Test Results

Date: 01/03/2017 | Author: Richard Parker - CEO

British Equipped Powerlifting Championships 2017

British Equipped Championships 2017 - Livestream

Date: 24/02/2017 | Author:

Join the 'Media Team'!

Become part of our 'Media Team'.

Date: 14/02/2017 | Author: Matthew Parker

2017 AGM Agenda

Agenda for GB Powerlifting Federation Ltd AGM 5th March 2017

Date: 03/02/2017 | Author: Richard Parker - CEO

IWGA Athlete of the Year Award!

Vote for Ray Williams to become IWGA 'Athlete of the Year'!

Date: 18/01/2017 | Author:

News from the Executive January 2017

News from the Executive January 2017

Date: 08/01/2017 | Author: Richard Parker - CEO

AGM Notice

Notice of 2017 AGM

Date: 02/01/2017 | Author: Richard Parker - CEO

Season's Greetings

Date: 22/12/2016 | Author: Richard Parker - CEO

News from the Executive November 2016

News from the Executive November 2016

Date: 30/11/2016 | Author: Richard Parker - CEO

New International Selection Procedure Announcement

After a lot of deliberation, a new International Selection Procedure has been formulated and will apply for 2017. The procedures can be found Policy Documents.

The International Selection Sub-Committee comprises: Tanya Bull, Ricky Mullan, Marc Giles, Ian Finch, Martin Bass.

Date: 22/10/2016 | Author: Richard Parker - CEO

World Masters Championships 2016 Report

Report of the World Masters Championships 2017 in Tallin.

Date: 19/10/2016 | Author: Mick Ellender

Injury Survey 2016

Dear British Powerlifting Members,

Many thanks for your support so far in our study looking at profiling the injuries in UK powerlifting. I am a Sport and Exercise Medicine Doctor working in elite sport (England Rugby League) and Areeb is a Medical student who wants to work with elite athletes in the future.

From our review of the literature, there hasn't been a study looking specifically at the most common injuries sustained in UK powerlifters and we'd like to do this to give us a better understanding of the injuries and hopefully reduce them moving forward. Once we have enough questionnaires completed (we're aiming for at least half of your members) then will write a paper and aim to get this published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Your organisation will get acknowledgment of course.

So far we have had 120 people fill in the questionnaire from you very kindly putting a Facebook post and link to your news feed on your website. I think an email to your members would hopefully generate an even bigger response.

Dr Marwan Al-Dawoud, MBChB, MRCGP, MFSEM (UK), DipSEM
Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician
Medical Officer to England Rugby League

Date: 15/09/2016 | Author: CEO

2016 World Junior Championships Report

Team Manager's report for the 2016 World Junior Championships

Date: 15/09/2016 | Author: Jim McGill

Anti Doping Rule Violation


Mr Robert Hazelton was selected for anti-doping testing at a NI Raw Power Competition 18th June 2016 and his A Sample was found to contain terbutaline, which is listed as a beta-2 agonist (S3) under the 2016 Prohibited List of the WADA Code. No request for B sample testing was made and no TUE submitted. This is a violation GBPF Anti-Doping Policy (Feb 2016).

The Disciplinary Committee have therefore ruled Mr Hazelton be ineligible to be a member of, or take part in any British Powerlifting competition, for a period of four years effective from June 18th 2016

Date: 06/09/2016 | Author: CEO

Women's Classic Powerlifting Championships 2016

Final Entry List & Weigh-In Schedule.

Date: 21/08/2016 | Author: Matthew Parker

British Powerlifting is the only UK powerlifting organisation that carries out independent WADA compliant drug testing. In 2017 we conducted some 140 anti-doping tests, all at our own expense. GB lifters in World Championships are registered with the IPF for Out of Competition Testing (OCT).


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