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​ NPL DT Mr. & Ms. America Powerlifting Contest

All American Sports Expo and Inaugural National Powerlifting Meet

Date & Time: October 7 & 8, 2023

Location: 1 Convention Blvd Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

Spectators will need to purchase a ticket to enter the event (lifters will not). Coaches and handlers will be required to purchase a wristband for access to the warmup area. Only one coach and handler per lifter.

Meet capped at 180 lifters

90 Lifters on Saturday, Wt. Classes 52kg-82.5kg

90 Lifters on Sunday, Wt Classes 90kg-SHW

This will be a two platform meet to expedite the event. Awards will be finished by 5pm.

Registration allows lifters access to all events and vendors during the weekend to include the Mr. America Contest. For full sport's expo events click HERE.


Sanction: National Powerlifting League (NPL). Go to website HERE.

Eligibility: Any male or female 13 years or older. Lifters must be current NPL members. Good for one year from date of purchase. Must purchase online before contest. Purchase membership HERE.

This is a Drug Tested meet. State and National records can be set.

Weigh in/Gear Check

Saturday Lifters - Friday 10/6, 9:00AM-11:30AM evening weigh-ins will be 4:00PM-6:30PM at the meet venue

Sunday Lifters - Saturday 10/7, 9:00AM-11:30AM evening weigh-ins will be 4:00PM-6:30PM at the meet venue

  • Rules

  • Rules: One-piece singlet must be worn, as a minimum for all lifters. Underwear may be jockstrap, sleeveless or commando. No compression shorts or spandex allowed.

    Raw Sleeves: requires a one-piece singlet, and allows 4 inch wide buckle or lever belt (No velcro belts or padding on the inside of the belt), wrist wraps can be up to 1 meter, and single layer knee sleeves. Over the calf long socks are required for the deadlift for all lifters.

    Raw Wraps: Is raw except it allows up to 3 meter kneewraps for the squat.

    Single Ply rules: Single-Ply squat, bench, and deadlift suits only! No velcro straps on the squat/deadlift suit. Velcro is allowed on the bench shirt, but must close the back completely- no open back shirts. No velcro straps allowed on squat or deadlift suit. No support briefs allowed in single ply.

    Multi Ply rules: Multi-Ply division allows multi-ply squat, bench shirts and deadlift suits along with open back shirts and Velcro straps for the DL suit. Mono lift will not be used. Multi Ply lifter must walk out of an ER Rack.

    See NPL rulebook HERE for complete rules.

    A 30kg bar and collar set will be used for all squat and a 25kg bar and collar set will be used for bench and deadlift. All bars are Texas Power Bars


  • Rules Briefing/Warm Ups: Saturday, 8AM and Sunday 8AM

    Open: 1st - 3rd place in each weight class Junior 13-15, 16-17, 18-19, 20-23: 1st - 3rd place in each weight class/age group Submaster 35-39: 1st - 3rd place in each weight class/age group Master 40-44, 45-49, etc.: 1st - 3rd place in each weight class/age group

    Best Lifter: Any Division with 5+ lifters will receive a Best Lifter award.

    Entry Fee: $160 per lifter (includes t-shirt), add $30 if entering additional division (Open + Juniors = 2 awards).

    Payment: Payment of entry fees will be done via PayPal. You will be redirected to PayPal to submit your entry after completing your registration details. Entries will not be considered final until your payment has been received. **There will be no refunds under any circumstances.**

    Registration Deadline: September 30, 2023. There will be a $25.00 late fee after this date. Meet Director: Jim Mingle

    Please call or text Jim Mingle at 410-596-0038 OR send an email to for questions or concerns.

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