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NPL – York Barbell Summer Challenge

August 26, 2023

Meet Director: Bobby Bowlin
Questions: Please call or text Bobby Bowlin at 610-659-4671 OR send an email to
Date & Time: 26 August 2023, 0900
Location: York Barbell, 3300 Board Road, York, PA 17406
This event will be held within the York Barbell and spectators will need to purchase a ticket to enter the event (lifters will not).
Sanction: National Powerlifting League
Drug testing by urinalysis.All best lifters, not to excesses 10% of the lifters. The remaining 10% are selected by the meet director’s choice.
Eligibility: Eligibility: Any male or female 13 years or older. Lifters must be current NPL members. Good for one year from date of purchase. Must purchase online before the contest.
This is a tested meet. State and National records can be set.
Divisions: Open, Junior 13-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-23, Sub-master 35-39, Master 40-44, 45-49, etc
Weight Classes: Men: 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 220, 242, 275, 308, 308+ (SHW)
Women: 97, 105, 114, 123, 132, 148, 165, 181, 198, 220, 242, 242+ (SHW)
Rules: One-piece singlet must be worn, as a minimum for all lifters. “, jockstrap. No compression shorts or spandex allowed.
Raw division: requires a one piece singlet, and allows 4 inch wide buckle or lever belt (No velcro belts or padding on the inside of the belt), wristwraps can be up to 1 meter, and single layer kneesleeves. Over the calf long socks required for the deadlift for all lifters.
Classic Division: Is raw except it allows up to 2.5 meter kneewraps for the squat.
Single Ply rules: Single-Ply squat, bench, and deadlift suits only! No velcro straps on the squat/deadlift suit. Velcro is allowed on the bench shirt, but must close the back completely- no open back shirts. No velcro straps allowed on squat or deadlift suit. No support briefs allowed in single ply.
Multi Ply rules: Multi-Ply division allows multi-ply squat, bench shirts and deadlift suits along with open back shirts and Velcro straps for the DL suit.
See NPL rulebook for complete rules.NPL Rulebook
A 30kg bar and collar set will be used for all squat and a 25kg bar and collar set will be used for bench and deadlift. Texas Bars will be brand used.
Early Weigh-in/Gear Check – Friday 8/27 9:00AM-11:30AM evening early weigh-ins will be 4:00PM-6:00PM at the meet venue
Rules Briefing/Warm Ups: Saturday, 8AM
Lifting Begins: Saturday, 9AM


August 26, 2023


York Barbell
3300 Board Road
York, PA 17406 United States
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