Dean Bowring attempts the heaviest Benchpress of the 2012 GBPF Four Nations Championship

English Powerlifting Competitions.

Competitions for members of English Divisions.​

Although the English Powerlifting Association sanction British Powerlifting competitions throughout the English Divisions, it is only directly responsible for organising a select few National Level English Championships.  For information regarding upcoming divisional competitions please view the British Powerlifting Calendar or visit the appropriate Divisional Website


The pinnacles of the English calendar are the annual Men's and Women's 'All England Championships', Bi-Annual 'English Benchpress Championships', and 'Inter-Divisional Championships', which include all weight and age classes catering for both Equipped and Classic (Unequipped) lifters.  

To be eligible to compete at English National Championships an English Qualifying Total must first be achieved.


The results from the 'All England' and 'English Benchpress' Championships are used by the England selectors to choose teams for the annual Four Nations and Bi-Annual Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships. 

Forthcoming English National Events - (Members of EPA Affiliated Clubs Receive 10% off Entry Fees to 'English National' Events).

All England Powerlifting Championships 2022.

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Oasis Academy Oldham
Hollins Road
Greater Manchester

Entry has now closed as capacity has been reached.


The entry for this competition will open 8 weeks out at 9am on 02/04/2022 and will close on 30/04/2022 or when entries are at maximum capacity, whichever is sooner.   


Please contact the event organiser Kimberley Cowell
for more information:

Weigh-In Schedule

Event photography courtesy of

English Powerlig Asscition Authorised Photgraper 'White Lights Media'.

English Benchpress Championships 2022.
Classic & Equipped


Newark Academy
London Road
NG24 3AL


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English Benchpress Entries.

Entry for this competition will open 8 weeks out on 17/04/22 and close 3 weeks out on 22/05/22.

EPA Authorised Photographer 'Fat Boy Strong'.

Event photography courtesy of Fat Boy Strong

Please contact the event organiser James Brincat-Smith with detailed enquiries:

To qualify/be eligible to enter this competition, lifters must have Benchpressed in a British Powerlifting event within the twelve months prior to the date of this competition. 

English Inter-Divisional Championships 2022.



Royal Wootton Bassett Rugby Football Club

Malmesbury Road

Royal Wootton Bassett



Hosted by the SWPLA

Event Info.

Contact: Your region's divisional secretary for entry/selection enquiries. or Emily Greenway at for competition enquiries. 

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Four Nations 2022.


Venue TBC.

English Team

'Team selection for the Home Nations Championship is from performances made at the All England Championships and the highest IPF GL scores by equipped and classic lifters will be invited in the first instance.'

Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships 2022.

28/11/2022 - 04/12/2022


Auckland, New Zealand

English Team

For the attention of those who competed at the 'All England' and 'English Benchpress' Championships 2022.
If you wish to register your interest for selection to be part of this years English Team, at the 'Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships' you must do so before . . /. . /. .

Please contact Kevin Jane for more details:

N.B. All lifters interested in being selected for this event must have competed at the relevant English National Championships. Please contact Kevin Jane with any queries: