Meet Check List

Although this is not a complete list, here are some of the items that lifters need to bring to every contest:


  • CPU Card
  • IPF Approved gear (refer to the IPF Website regarding equipment rules here & for a list of approved equipment here)
  • Squat suit
  • Bench shirt
  • Singlet
  • Deadlift suit
  • Shoes
  • Lifting belt
  • Knee wraps


  • Knee Sleeves
  • Wrist wraps
  • Shin length socks
  • Plain T-Shirts
  • Men must have brief style underwear or athletic supporters. Boxer style underwear will not be accepted.
  • Important: If you are planning to compete ‘Classic’ or ‘Raw’, equipment is restricted to: shoes, socks, under-garments, non-supportive singlet, T-shirt, wrist-wraps, neoprene knee-sleeves and belt.
  • Elastics for wraps
  • Chalk
  • Baby powder
  • Towels
  • Pens / paper /calculator / clipboard
  • Watch
  • Scissors
  • Water /snacksv

Please plan your attempts in advance and be ready to submit your opening attempts at weigh in. Attempts must be submitted in kilograms not pounds. For your most successful meet, you should familiarize yourself with the basic commands of each lift and rules that apply to each. Click here for printable kilogram to pound conversion chart