Canadian Powerlifting Union (CPU)

CPU LogoThe Canadian Powelifting Union was formed in 1982 as the Canadian arm of the IPF. It oversees IPF style meets in Canada.

Drug Testing
CPU meets are drug tested.

Equipment
The CPU allows single ply polyester bench shirts. They don't allow denim, canvas, open back or velcro closure shirts. Briefs are not legal. Knee wraps up to 2 m may be used.

Age Divisions
Men
OPEN: 14 years+
SUB-JUNIOR: 14-18
JUNIOR: From January 1 in the calendar year he reaches 19 through the full calendar year in which he reaches 23
MASTER I: From January 1 in the calendar year he reaches 40 through the full calendar year in which he reaches 49
MASTER II: From January 1 in the calendar year he reaches 50 through the full calendar year in which he reaches 59
MASTER III: From January 1 in the calendar year he reaches 60 and up

Women
OPEN: 14 +
SUB-JUNIOR: 14-18
JUNIOR: From January 1 in the calendar year she reaches 19 through the full calendar year in which she reaches 23
MASTER I: From January 1 in the calendar year she reaches 40 through the full calendar year in which she reaches 49
MASTER II: From January 1 in the calendar year she reaches 50 and up

Weight Classes
Men
52.0kg Class - up to 52.0kg
56.0kg Class - 52.01 to 56.0kg
60.0kg Class - 56.01 to 60.0kg
67.5kg Class - 60.01 to 67.5kg
75.0kg Class - 67.51 to 75.0kg
82.5kg Class - 75.01 to 82.5kg
90.0kg Class - 82.51 to 90.0kg
100.0kg Class - 90.01 to 100.0kg
110.0kg Class - 100.01 to 110.0kg
125.0kg Class - 110.01 to 125.0kg
125.0+kg Class - 125.01 to unlimited

Women
44.0kg Class - up to 44.0kg
48.0kg Class - 44.01 to 48.0kg
52.0kg Class - 48.01 to 52.0kg
56.0kg Class - 52.01 to 56.0kg
60.0kg Class - 56.01 to 60.0kg
67.5kg Class - 60.01 to 67.5kg
75.0kg Class - 67.51 to 75.0kg
82.5kg Class - 75.01 to 82.5kg
90.0kg Class - 82.51 to 90.0kg
90.0+kg Class - 90.01 to unlimited

Membership Fee
CPU membership fees are $20.

Contact Information
Jeff Butt, President
1110 Main Street N,
Moose Jaw, SK, S6H 3K9
Ph.: (306) 694-5262 or (306)631-4481
Fax: (306)694-5034
Email: jeff@powerlifting.ca
Canadian Powerlifting Union (CPU) Website
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