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22nd-23rd april 2023
lifting starts at 9am both day

This is a  Rucci's Gym event in conjunction with the Global Powerlifting Committee (GPC).


The GPC WA State Championship is one of the premier events in the WA Powerlifting calendar. The best of the best in the state will be there to compete for the highest accolade the state has to offer.


This is a GPC sanctioned event and as such this event also gives lifters an opportunity to qualify for the 2023 GPC Australian Nationals.

session and group information

Weigh Ins

24 hour weigh-in available on 21st and 22nd April 2023 between 9am and 3pm.

Same day weigh in from 7am - 8:15am.

Equipment checks will be performed at the weigh in.

event officials

Meet Director

Dan Rucci

Weigh In




Scorers Desk


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Session, flight and competition timetable will be confirmed a week prior to the competition.

Before competing please make sure you have a valid GPC membership.

Membership Application Link.



weigh in

You will need your personal equipment, pin rack heights, opening attempt selections,

entry form and score card (available on the day of the weigh-in).

One handler/coach wrist band will be issued.

warmup area

Check the competition timetable for your session and group.

Access the warmup room for your session. Competition staff on the day will assist.

Confirm your name and details are correct on the competition screens in the warmup area.

Begin warming up when your group details appear on the middle competition screen.

Review the warmup area rules.


Access the platform from the right-hand side and marshal to the side of the platform.

Exit to the left-hand side of the platform, place your next attempts at the scorer’s desk and enter the warmup area.

Attempts must be completed at the scorers table on your attempt card.

Your handler/coach is not permitted on the platform at any time during your lift.

Most importantly, have fun!

medals and trophies

Medals will be awarded to weight class winners on TOTAL (gold, silver, bronze) and

the overall male and female will be based on the Glossbrenner formula.

The following will also be awarded both for men and women Powerlifting divisions.
State Champion (biggest total on formula for lifters in Open divisions).
Masters Champion (biggest total on formula for lifter in Masters divisions).
Junior Champion (biggest total on formula for lifters in Junior divisions).
Best Squat (biggest squat on formula).
Best Bench (biggest bench on formula).
Best Deadlift (biggest deadlift on formula).

General Competitor and Spectator Information

Spectator Entry

$5 (kids under 16 are free)

Conditions Of Entry


​Address: 7 Kalli Street Malaga 6090, Perth, WA

By car: Rucci's Gym is easily accessible via Mitchell Freeway, off the Reid Highway exit.

By bus: Transperth bus stop 27438 (Victoria Rd After Kallis St) on Victoria road is 500m to Rucci's Gym. For the Transperth journey planner Click Here.

By taxi/uber: Door to door service is available directly from Rucci's Gym.


Limited parking is available. Please car pool or use public transport if possible.

Parking inside the venue is reserved for staff, officials, volunteers, vendors and sponsors.

Street parking is available, but please consider our neighboring businesses and do not park in front of driveways or limit street access in any way. You may be fined for parking on private property or parking illegally on the street.

Food and Refreshments

A food truck will be available for lunch.


The Rucci's Gym Café will be available from 8:00AM for light refreshments including coffee, drinks and snacks.

ETFPOS facilities are available.

Official Broadcast of the Event on

This event will be broadcast live on LivePowerlifting.TV. This official broadcast is brought to you by RetraVision Joondalup and event and media partners Stagecraft, Vision Media and Perth FitFam.


This is a professional broadcast with multiple camera angles, data overlays, live chat, commentary and a live score sheet. The live score sheet will also be available to spectators on the day with their mobile phones or tablets.


The full broadcast is recorded and will be available on LivePowerlifting.TV after the competition.

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