Powerlifting

Global Powerlifting Committee (GPC)

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Global Powerlifting Committee – GPC

The Global Powerlifting Committee is international in scope, and has affiliations with powerlifting federations from 29 countries.

Drug Testing

GPC meets are not drug tested.

Equipment

Allowed equipment: denim or polyester bench shirts, 1 or 2 ply. Open back bench shirts may be used as long as their appearance is that of being closed. THE GPC also allows polyester, canvas or denim unlimited suits. Multiple ply briefs are legal. Knee wraps may be as long as 2.5 meters.

Illegal equipment: Canvas bench shirts are not allowed.

Age Divisions

OPEN (Senior): 24-39
(A Teenager, Junior or Master can also compete in the Open class.)
MASTER: 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
SUBMASTER: 33-39
JUNIOR: 20-23
TEENAGE: 13-15, 16-17, 18-19

Weight Classes

Men
52.0 kg Class – up to 52.0 kg
56.0 kg Class – 52.01 to 56.0 kg
60.0 kg Class – 56.01 to 60.0 kg
67.5 kg Class – 60.01 to 67.5 kg
75.0 kg Class – 67.51 to 75.0 kg
82.5 kg Class – 75.01 to 82.5 kg
90.0 kg Class – 82.51 to 00.0 kg
100.0 kg Class – 90.01 to 100.0 kg
110.0 kg Class – 100.01 to 110.0 kg
125.0 kg Class – 110.01 to 125.0 kg
140.0 kg Class – 125.1 to 140.0 kg
140+ kg. Class – 140.1 to unlimited

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

Contact Information

Peter Tregloan, President
GPC

Email: tregloan@localdial.com
Website: Global Powerlifting Committee (GPC)

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