Formally "XPC Finals", the XPC Worlds is a yearly competition inviting lifters from all approved federations to compete on the stage at the Arnold Classic in Columbus, OH at the beginning of March.Cash prizes are awarded to winners of the Pro divisions.
All previous winners of the XPC Worlds get an automatic invite back.
Top 10 lifters on the powerlifting watch ranking get an automatic invite.
It is the lifter's responsibility to turn in their own results and qualifying numbers via the Lifter Application.
For a look at the current 2019 roster of lifters click HERE.
For information on the events, Lifting times and locations, as well as Weigh-in procedures click HERE.
Open (any age), Teens (limited to Amateur) 14-15, 16-17, 18-19, Junior 20-23, Submaster 33-39, Masters 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+. Police/Fire and Military age divisions are Junior, Open, and Master 50+.
Those who do not meet the numbers listed below will be rated as "Novice". More info here.
Click each class description for list of totals.
MULTI-PLY LEVEL 1: PRO
Pro level multiply utilizing single-ply suit with single-ply briefs, and single-ply bench shirt (open back allowed).
|LEVEL 1: PRO|
MULTI-PLY LEVEL 2: PRO
Pro level classic where only belts, knee wraps (or sleeves), and wrist wraps are allowed.
MULTI-PLY LEVEL 1: ELITE
Elite level multiply utilizing single-ply suit with single-ply briefs, and single-ply bench shirt (open back allowed).
|LEVEL 1: ELITE|
MULTI-PLY LEVEL 2: ELITE
Elite level classic where only belts, knee wraps (or sleeves), and wrist wraps are allowed.
All pro/am style meets outside of Ohio count as qualifiers for the XPC Worlds, such as US Open, USPA, Women's Pro/Am, APF, WPC, WPO, UPA, or RPS. Only meets hosted by LexenXtreme count as Ohio qualifiers.
Please email email@example.com if you would like your meet added to the calendar below.
XPC Meet Results
XPC Worlds Lifter Application
Have you competed in a qualifying meet this year? Was your total high enough to qualify? Do you want to compete on the Arnold stage with some of the best lifters in the world? Then fill out the form below! Info on the different meets can be found here. For information on the events, Lifting times and locations, as well as Weigh-in procedures click HERE.
NOTE: IN 2020, ALL FULL POWER EVENTS WILL BE SANCTIONED APF (American Powerlifting Federation).
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID FOR AN XPC MEMBERSHIP CARD IN 2019, THEN YOU DO NOT NEED TO PURCHASE AN APF CARD FOR THE 2020 ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN XPC MEMBERSHIP CARD, YOU MUST PURCHASE AN APF CARD ON THE APF WEBSITE https://worldpowerliftingcongress.com/ IN ORDER TO ATTEND THE ARNOLDS SPORTS FESTIVAL IN 2020.
Once submitted, we will review this form. If you are eligible, you will receive a link that will allow you to pay the fees. There is NO DEADLINE – once the Roster is full, it will be closed and no further participants will be accepted.
(Note: Any multiply lifter who does not wish to lift in WPO can lift on March 7th or March 8th if he/she meets the respective qualifying total for that day).
If you have any questions, please email Dan Dague at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dan at 614-554-8824.
PRESIDENT, EVENT DIRECTOR & PRODUCTION MANAGER
- Over 30 years as a Competitive Powerlifter and Elite Powerlifter
- Strength Training Coach Grove City High School – 2005- 2008
- Personal & Strength Trainer
- Owner of Lexen Xtreme Strength Training, LLC., Grove City, Ohio
- Powerlifting Meet Director 2000 – Current
Drug Testing Policy: The XPC follows the NCAA Drug Testing Policy in that 20% of the lifting pool can be randomly drug tested.