Membership Application


We have a brand new membership portal. You MUST create an account to access the portal. This includes members who are renewing a previous membership.

If you already set a password for the main USAPL website, it will not work in this area. Read the instructions in the link below to create your new account.


All Membership Cards are delivered via email immediately after payment.  Please make sure to add to your email contacts. 

All memberships expire on Dec 31 of the year purchased (Memberships purchased Nov/Dec expire the following year-end.)

ALL SALES FINAL. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.  Please make sure you are purchasing a membership for a USA Powerlifting (USA Powerlifting) event.

Warning: Hotmail, Live, and .edu email accounts do not always pass through your membership cards.  We encourage you to use Gmail or Yahoo for your membership information.

Non-U.S. Citizens/International Athletes, there are no restrictions to obtaining a membership.

There are three types of Membership, Annual, Auto-Renewal (Auto-Renewal FAQs), and Lifetime.


Paper Membership Application (there is an additional $10 fee for paper applications)

As an athlete, I testify that I have not used any strength inducing drugs (i.e. any anabolic steroid, natural hormone, or synthetic growth hormone) as part of your training during the past thirty-six months, nor have you used prescription diuretics or psychomotor stimulants during the seven days prior to this meet.

As a condition of my membership in USA Powerlifting, I agree to abide by all rules, regulations, and drug testing procedures implemented by USA Powerlifting. I understand and agree that the rules, regulations, and drug testing procedures may be subject to change at any time and that I shall abide by any new or modified rules, regulations, and drug testing procedures as a condition of my continued membership. I agree that my membership may be revoked temporarily or permanently, suspended, and/or denied based on my failure to abide by USA Powerlifting rules, regulations, and drug testing procedures. If I am suspended from membership for any reason, including testing positive for a banned substance or doping method, I agree that USA Powerlifting may publish my name on a list of suspended members and/or as a member who is suspended for testing positive for a banned substance or doping method, on the internet, or in any other publication that USA Powerlifting so chooses. I agree that I will remain subject to drug testing protocols until I formally declare my retirement from sport, in writing, to USA Powerlifting regardless of my membership status.*Non-Compete Membership is not subject to drug testing

Enjoy the Benefits with Membership:
-Access to participate in Local, Regional, National & International sanctioned USA Powerlifting events
-Training opportunities with certified coaches and club teams
-Voting Privileges
-USA Powerlifting Newsletter
-Secondary Sports Accident & General Liability Insurance
-Thousands of shopping and travel discounts through PowerPerks

As a member, you are now eligible for:
-National Ranking
-International Competitions
-State and National Records
-National & International Team coaching
-Compete in USA Powerlifting registered clubs
-Awards Recognition
-Nomination and Elected Committees
-Volunteer Opportunities

Privacy Policy – USA Powerlifting Employees, Board Members, Officers, and Volunteers are responsible for the security of any confidential member and organizational information to which they have access. They have an obligation to maintain the confidentiality of proprietary, confidential and sensitive information, documents, and data concerning USA Powerlifting, its staff, members, and organizations. USA Powerlifting Employees, Board Members, Officers, and Volunteers will not discuss or divulge internal business or member information concerning any of the above entities except to (1) the extent necessary for the normal conduct of business and (2) those that are specifically authorized to receive such information.  By registering as a member, you acknowledge and accept this policy.