The IPA will be running its annual State Championship on February 29th and March 1st at York Barbell’s Bob Hoffman Auditorium.




Mark Chaillet,, (717) 495-0024
Ellen Chaillet,

This is the Annual Pennsylvania State Powerlifting Championships where strength athletes from across the state gather to set or break PA State and IPA World Records. This 2-day FULL POWER meet is the only PA State meet where PA State Records can be set or broken.

1st – 3rd place awards are distributed to all men and women of all age groups and divisions including Raw and Equipped, Professional and Amateur. All is welcome from teens through 80+ years old. Best Lifter Awards are distributed to Full Power competitors only. The best lifter of the entire meet will earn The Champion of Champions award which is given to the highest coefficient total by Schwartz (men) and Malone (women) formulas.

The meet will be held at none other than the York Barbell Company’s historic Bob Hoffman Auditorium at the corporate headquarters building. Visitors will want to tour the on-site museum and the York Barbell Total Fitness Store.

24 hour weigh-in rules are in effect. For an entry form please follow this link:

*York Barbell does not sanction or run competitions. York Barbell is solely a host location providing its facilities to the pursuit of competition in strength and fitness. Sanctioning organizations are required by York Barbell to adhere to amateur competitions and administer or be subject to drug testing by sanctioning bodies.