Powerlifting Competition

The Intramural Sports Powerlifting Competition is sponsored by the Bulls Team Shop.

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The Competition

Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squatbench press, and deadlift. As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting, it involves the athlete attempting a maximal weight single lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates.

The Details

UB Intramural Sports is bringing you another competition this spring to show off your strength!

Our Powerlifting Competition is hosted in the Alumni Arena Fitness Center and is open to current UB Students. Register on-line and pay the $25 entry fee online here or in-person at Recreation Member Services (175 Alumni Arena) to secure your spot. Sign-up now because we plan to host this competition once per semester!

All participants will receive:

  • Intramural Sports Powerlifting Competition T-Shirt
  • Chance to WIN the overall prize, a $50 Gift Certificate to the Bulls Team Shop

Next Competition Date:

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

Tentative Schedule*

  • 9:00 AM - Weigh-ins
  • 9:30 AM - Racks open for warm-ups
  • 10:00 AM - First Lift
    • Lightest Weight Classes First
    • Lightest Weight First

*You will receive more detailed information after submission of the Intramural Sports Powerlifting Competition Form.

Weight Classes

WOMEN'S 120 lbs. and under 121 - 169 lbs. 170+ lbs.
MEN'S 150 lbs. and under

151 - 175 lbs. (LOW-MID)

176 - 199 lbs. (HIGH-MID)

200+ lbs.

Weight Class will be confirmed on day of competition at weigh-ins.


Registration & Payment (ONLINE)

*Payment must be made before the competition.