World Powerlifting Organization (WPO)

WPO LogoThe World Powerlifting Organization organizes professional powerlifting events with cash purses of thousands of dollars. The WPO is the professsional arm of the APF/WPC. Competitors compete in powerlifting or bench press only events. Drug Testing The WPO does not drug test. Equipment Lifters may wear up to double ply shirts. Shirts may be polyester or denim with open back or velcro closure. No canvas shirts allowed. Lifting suits up to triple ply may be used. Suits may be polyester or canvas. No denim lifting suits allowed. Briefs including those with legs may be worn. Knee wraps up to 2 meters are okay. Weight Classes132 148 165 181 198 220 242 275 308 SHW Contact Information Kieran Kidder, President World Powerlifting Organization P.O. Box 498 DeLand, FL 32721-0498 (386) 566-9806 Email: wpopres@worldpowerlifting.org World Powerlifting Organization (WPO) Website