Events & Fixtures

The list of national IPO/AIPO calendar of events & international.

 2018 Events:

National Single Lifts Benchpress and Deadlift

LPC Gym Limerick.

Saturday 10th of February. 

National Powerlifting Championships

LPC Gym Limerick.

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th of March.

Irish Pro Invitational Powerlifting.

Venue: Southcourt Hotel Limerick.

Saturday 7th of April.

WPC/AWPC European championships

Le Pont de Claix, France.

23rd - 29th of June.

Battle of the barbell.

Venue: Limerick Powerlifting Club,

Unit 7, Killmallock Enterprise Centre,

Killmallock Road,Ballysimon, Co Limerick

Date: Saturday 14th of July.

Directions: See


AWPC World Powerlifting Single lifts Benchpress and Deadlift Championships



Mr Olympia Pro Invitational Powerlifting

Las Vegas USA


National Single Lifts Benchpress.

LPC Gym Limerick

Saturday 22nd of September.

Entry Form

Directions: See

WPC World Championships & WPO FINALS

Orlando Florida

5th - 11th of November

The National Charity Powerlifting

LPC Gym Limerick

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th of November.

 2019 Events:

Irish Pro Invitational Powerlifting

Venue: Southcourt Hotel Limerick

Saturday 6th of April.

WPC/AWPC European championships

Venue: Great National Southcourt Hotel Limerick

10th - 16th of June.




1) A lifter must be a member for 2 years continuously not broken and actively lifting.

2) A lifter must place in the top two at any of our national qualifying events.

3) Lifters must have the international qualifying standards required. These qualifying standards can be found on the international qualifying standards link below.

4) Due to the number of qualifying events the two lifters with the strongest totals per age group and weight divisions will be selected.

5) A lifter only qualifies for there age group and weight division the place in. They may not move up or down. The committee will make the decision on changes other than the one you qualified.

These are the rules on qualifying to lift at European or World Championships. Any changes or decisions made will be down to the IPO committe. We can only send two lifters per age group and weight division abroad to international championships. We can add additional lifters per age group and weight division for all home international championships hosted. Same rules applies to qualify for the 2019 WPC / AWPC European Championships. You must be a member in 2018 and actively lifting to go forward for qualifications in 2019 two year membership lifting rule applies for home international championships also. This rule has been in place since 2013.

Link to International Qualifying Standards :