Welcome to the official website of the IPF affiliated Commonwealth Powerlifting Federation.

Our goal is to develop and promote high-standard and enjoyable drug-free powerlifting competition at the Commonwealth International level.

The preliminary Nominations are in, 400 powerlifters and 138 benchers, the biggest CPF Championships yet! Go to this page for links to the nominations lists, Schedule of Events and lists of Officials and Referees.

Posted July 1 - A reminder that the preliminary entries for the championships in South Africa are due in to the meet director by July 12, TWO days from now. Don't be late!

Forms are linked below.

2017 Championships!
The Championships are coming! Get your nominations in soon, the deadline is July 17. This years event will take place in Potchefstroom, North West - South Africa from 10 - 17 September 2017.

Johan (Hannie) Smith will be Director of the event, most will know Hannie as Chairman of the IPF Technical Committee, he goes to almost all of the IPF World meets, and has run a few himself in Potchefstroom. We expect this to be a first class event!

Click here for the official Invitation file, in MS Word format, or Adobe PDF format

Nominations files are now available, in MS Word format, or Adobe PDF format.


Commonwealth Championships September 2017
A reminder that the closing date for Preliminary Nominations for these championships 12th July 2017 is just over a month away. We are looking forward to a record entry and urge all nations to submit their nominations in good time. Please bear in mind that you must be up to date with your affiliations fees for your nominations to be accepted. Please contact me if you have any doubt about your affiliation status.

Commonwealth Championships 2019
Invitations are invited for our next championships in 2019. Interested nations should send their preliminary bids to me, copy to the General Secretary.

Best wishes,
Richard Parker

The CPF is now setup to take Paypal for the annual affiliation fees. Send 50 British pounds to fees@commonwealthpowerlifting.com. Note the fees must be paid for any CPF records to be accepted from international events.

The CPF site is maintained by: Mike Armstrong