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ONLINE PAYPAL MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Prices include the PayPal processing fee.

Mailed ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS are still accepted and are not charged the processing fee.

1-DAY EVENT MEMBERSHIPS are available to non-U.S. residents.

Please fill out all of the fields completely and submit IPA Membership Application.

IMPORTANT!! IF THE PURCHASER IS NOT THE LIFTER, THE INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION BOXES SHOULD BE FOR THE LIFTER ONLY. 

ADDITIONALLY, PLEASE ADD THE NAME OF THE PURCHASER (IF NOT THE LIFTER) IN THE COMMENTS BOX AT THE BOTTOM OF THE APPLICATION FORM.

IMPORTANT!

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE IPA TO COMPETE. THOSE WITHOUT ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS THE DAY OF COMPETITION WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE RESULTS. MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOT RETROACTIVE TO THE DATE OF COMPETITION.

Mail application or Please fill out and submit IPA Membership Application below.

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Online IPA Membership Application Fees
Adult $37.00
Teen $32.00
Non-U.S. Resident 1-Day Event Membership: $12.00 USD

Mailed IPA Membership Application Fees
Adult $35
Teen $30

Non-U.S. Resident 1-Day Event Membership: $10.00 USD

Memberships expire on the first of the month listed on membership card.

Benefits

Consistency in the quality of meets.
Only credible meet sanctions are approved by the IPA. Meet directors/organizations must agree to meet IPA criteria for running well-orchestrated meets with superior spotting capabilities for the lifter’s safety.

Fair and objective judging
by seasoned lifters who are IPA Referee cardholders.

Experienced Referees
IPA judges must have platform experience as a lifter to take the written and practical referee test. A local/state level referee must have 3 years platform experience to be eligible; national/international level referees must have 5 years platform experience to to be considered for the referee exam.

Equipment
Only specialized equipment is acceptable on IPA platforms.

Monolift type squat racks are required on the lifting platform. At National and International meets, Monolift type squat racks are required in the warm-up area as well.

Specialized bars are required on the lifting platform, to include bars specialized for the squat, bench press and dead lift.

Weight Plates must be high tolerance, accurate plates.

Lifting Venues must be large enough to accommodate the audience and a comfortable and safe warm-up area that is close to the lifting platform. The venue should be clean and easily accessible from major roads and highways.

Website
An informative and interactive website which includes the IPA Calendar of Events, updated IPA World records, meet results, video and images, training and gear tips, and IPA wear.