PARA POWERLIFTING RULES

The official World Para Powerlifting Rules and Regulations (2018-2021) were published and came into force on 18 September 2018. The Rules and Regulations update was completed after having followed all processes and input from the current Sport Technical Committee and the Management Team.

Area Document
Technical Technical Rules and Regulations
Appendix 1 - Qualification Pathway
Appendix 2 - Approved Competition Hosting Requirements
Appendix 2 - World Cup Hosting Requirements
Appendix 3 - Table of Requirements and Competition Designation
Appendix 4 - Loading Chart
Appendix 5 - Technical Official Handbook
Appendix 6 - Uniform Guidelines
Appendix 7 - Minimum Qualification Standard
Appendix 8 - Event Manual
Appendix 9 - Technical Announcer Script and Guide
Appendix 10 - Equipment Requirements
Unofficial Translations Technical Rules and Regulations (Russian)
Technical Rules and Regulations (Ukrainian)
Technical Rules and Regulations (French)

 

Approved Suppliers

At all recognised competitions, only equipment (bars, collars, weights, platforms and benches) from World Para Powerlifting Approved Suppliers is permitted to be used.

World Para Powerlifting maintains approved suppliers for uniform items and equipment that comply with specificiations outlined in the Technical Rules and Regulations. The list of Approved Suppliers is outlined below.

Company items Validity contact/OFFERS
the official logo of Eleiko
  • Bench
  • Bar
  • Collar
  • Disc
  • Platform
  • Rack
  • Accessories
  • Lifting suit
  • Lifting accessories
2024

Eleiko.com

For more details about World Para Powerlifting approved lifting suits and accessories, click here!

BIGSER logo
  • Lifting suit
  • T-shirt
  • Other non-technical apparel
  • Other non-technical accessories
2024

BIGSERSport.ru

Through World Para Powerlifting, National Paralympic Committees, National Federations and other stakeholders are able to receive exclusive discounts when customising and purchasing BIGSER items. Visit the BIGSER website and mention World Para Powerlifting at checkout.

All Included Fashion logo
  • Lifting suit
  • T-shirt
  • Other non-technical apparel
  • Other non-technical accessories
2024

AllIncludedFashion.com

Through World Para Powerlifting, National Paralympic Committees, National Federations and other stakeholders are able to receive exclusive discounts when purchasing All Included Fashion items. To receive a 40% discount on all items, visit the AIF website and enter promotional code "WPPO" at checkout.