1. Drug Testing for all members of the NZPF may be conducted at any time and any of these contests listed below.

  2. Directors of NZPF National, North and South Island, or Provincial Championships may charge late entry fees for entries received after the entry closing dates, provided such entry closing dates are publicly advertised in all respective National Championship promotional material, including the entry forms themselves (this is to help offset any inconvenience and added expense created with regards to the event planning, extra awards etc).

  3. Lifters wishing to compete in Provincial, National, International or World Championships must meet the Qualifying Criteria set by the NZPF National Executive Council, or be granted a NZPF qualifying Criteria waiver by the NZPF NEC.  (all confirmed by NZPF or respective Provincial Associations as required).

  4. Dates are subject to change throughout the year. Lifters intending on competing in the above events should refer to their local association website for more details.

12 FebruarySouthern Novice & Club P/L CompetitionInvercargill
12 FebruaryWaikato Ice Breaker Powerlifting Competition


19 FebruaryNorthland Novice Comp


19 FebruaryCanterbury Novice P/L CompetitionCanterbury
19-20 FebruaryAuckland Novice Powerlifting & B/P Competition 2022Auckland
19 MarchNorthland Powerlifting & Bench Champs


25-27 MarchAuckland Powerlifting Championships 2022Auckland
26 MarchNorthland Powerlifting Championships 2022Northland
2 AprilSouthern Powerlifting Championships 2022Dunedin
9 AprilWBOP Powerlifting & B/P Championships 2022Waikato/BOP
9 AprilCanterbury Powerlifting Championships 2022Canterbury
21-29 MayWorld Classic & Equipped B/P Championships 2022Kazakhstan
28-29 MaySouth Island Powerlifting & B/P Championships 2022Queenstown
27-29 MayNorth Island Powerlifting & B/P Championships 2022
6-12 JuneWorld Classic Open Powerlifting Championships 2022South Africa
2 JulyAuckland B/P Championships / Auckland Novice Powerlifting & B/P Competition 2022Auckland
1-5 AugustNZ Powerlifting Championships 2022Palmerston North
26 Aug-4 SeptWorld Classic & Equipped SJ/Junior P/L Championships 2022Ecuador
24 SeptemberNZ Benchpress Championships 2022Auckland
1 OctoberWaikato Secondary Schools P/L Competition 2022Waikato/BOP
9-15 OctoberWorld Classic & Equipped Masters P/L Championships 2022Canada
5 NovemberWaikato Classic Powerlifting Cup 2022Waikato/BOP
12 NovemberSouthern Novice & Club P/L CompetitionDunedin
19 NovemberCanterbury Raw CupCanterbury
28 Nov- 4 DecCommonwealth Powerlifting & Benchpress Championships 2022Auckland
9-10 DecemberSpecial Olympics Summer Games 2022Waikato/ BOP