You asked about powerlifting meets. powerliftingwatch.com usually has good information.
Upcoming Powerlifting Meets | Powerlifting Watch
There's a meet in San Antonio Dec. 15th. It is interesting that a lot of the TX meets seem to be way down in south TX though.
I am Anton Zdravko Martin!
Best meet lifts: Sq 150 Kg (330 lb), Bench 120 Kg (264), DL 160 (352) @89 Kg (197)
Best gym lifts: Sq 375, Bench 275 (pause), DL 370 @205 or less
Goals beyond my wildest dreams, 600 Kg raw total, 200/160/240
Hack away at anything which isn't essential. Do what you love, and do it often. Fazc.