Yearly Archives: 2021

Volunteer at 2021 CPU Westerns

We can confirm that BCPA members who volunteer at 2021 CPU Western Regional Championships in Richmond, BC will fulfill their provincial volunteer requirements to compete at 2022 CPU Nationals. Our qualifying standards page has been updated to reflect this change. Sign up to volunteer now!

CPU Competition Clinic for New Lifters

On Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 9 AM Pacific time, the Western provinces (Alberta, BC, Manitoba, Saskatchewan) will be hosting the virtual competition clinic that is required for all new lifters who want to compete at 2021 Western Regional Championships. Click here to register! A Zoom link will be shared […]

Records for New Weight Classes

Just in time for our first competition since the new Women’s weight classes came into effect! We have updated our records with the minimum standards for the new 69 kg and 76 kg weight classes. All 72 kg records have been retired. See the new minimum standards here!

Virtual Rules Clinic Aug. 21

Our officiating chair, Bette Festing, will be hosting a virtual rules clinic on Saturday, August 21 at 12 PM. This is a great opportunity for new and returning lifters to learn what has changed with the IPF technical rules since the pandemic shut everything down. It’s also a great opportunity […]

Video Submission for CPU Westerns

If you are a new athlete who wishes their first competition to be Westerns 2021, you are required to submit the following video/photos, using the Google Form (link in bio):⁠⁠ a video of you performing each lift according to the IPF rules and following the respective commands. The lift should […]

Summer Open Registration

It’s time! Registration for 2021 Summer Open Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships is now open at! This competition is open to all BCPA members and will be held on August 28 and 29, 2021 at the David E. Enarson Gymnasium at Trinity Western University in Langley, BC. The competition […]