USA Powerlifting Ferrigno Legacy Open

November 18 & 19, 2017

The Ferrigno Legacy welcomes USA Powerlifting! USA Powerlifting (formerly American Drug-Free Powerlifting Association, Inc.) is the leading powerlifting organization in the United States. USA Powerlifting is a member of the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF), the governing body of powerlifting internationally. The IPF is comprised of member federations from eighty-three countries on six continents. This meet includes Squat, Deadlift & Bench. Press. Sanction RG-2016-04. Join us for the premiere of the USA Powerlifting, Ferrigno Legacy!

Registration & Tickets

This meet is limited to the first 100 entries. ***Registration will close November 1st.*** Flights will be posted the first week of November.

Powerlifting Tickets

Men’s Registration

Women’s Registration


The event will take place at the Ferrigno Legacy EXPO, located at the Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, California. For detailed directions to the venue visit our contact page.


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Eligibility Requirements

This is an open championship. There are no qualifying totals and/or competitions required to enter this championship. All lifters competing in the championship must be a member of USA Powerlifting. Memberships to USA Powerlifting can now be purchased online.


Awards will be presented to all 1st – 3rd place finishers, divisions may be combined if there are under 5 entries in a division and weight class, final placings will be determined by the Wilks Formula. The Champion of Champions award will be presented to the best overall male and female lifters for the Championship. The overall best lifters will be determines by the Wilks Formula.


We can’t do it without you! Please complete this form if you are interested in volunteering to help in any capacity at our local athletic competitions. This is a volunteer organization and we could not put on successful powerlifting competitions without your help. (This is a great opportunity for spouses and significant others)! Thank you.

Order of Events

USA Powerlifting Ferrigno Legacy 2017 Schedule

SUBJECT TO CHANGE, final schedule will be determined by entries
Palm Springs Convention Center | Palm Springs, California

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • 4:00-6:00 PM: Early Check-in & Equipment checks – Power Stage

Saturday, November 18, 2017

  • 8:30-10:00 AM: Weigh-in/Gear check for all Women’s classes and Men’s 53kg through 74kg – Extreme Fitness Neighborhood
  • 10:00 AM: Rules Briefing
  • 10:30 AM: Meet Starts
  • 3:45 PM: Drug testing protocol
  • 4:00 PM: Awards Ceremony for all women, including the Women’s Overall and Men’s 53kg-74kg classes – Powerlifting stage

Powerlifting Sponsorship

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Please visit our sponsorship page for details on how to get your business involved.


For questions pertaining specifically to the meet, please contact Tamara Lopes at tamara@american-iron.com.