Qualifying Standards & Totals

MPA Provincials Pathway

  • Athletes must have competed at least one time previously in a CPU-sanctioned competition earning an MPA Provincial Qualifying Total in their age class 
  • Out-of-province lifters may compete at MPA Provincials as guest lifters for their provincial participation requirement with approval from their provincial association 
  • Guest lifters at MPA Provincials are not eligible for medals or awards, setting fractional plates provincial records from other provinces

CPU Regionals Pathway

  • All MPA athletes must have competed at any prior MPA Provincials
  • All athletes must have met the qualifying total for their respective age class in any prior CPU event
  • All MPA athletes must have volunteered within the past 12 calendar months
 
CPU Nationals Pathway 
 
  • Per CPU policy, first-time Nationals athletes must have competed at CPU Regionals within two years of that year’s Nationals
  • All MPA athletes attending Nationals must volunteer within one calendar year of that specific Nationals
  • MPA athletes must obtain a total at MPA Provincial Championships within two years of a CPU National Championships in order to compete at CPU National Championships
  • All athletes must have met the qualifying total for their respective age class in any prior CPU event
  • MPA members who compete at IPF International Events or referee at MPA Provincial Championships may be permitted to volunteer or referee at MPA Provincial Championships in lieu of competing, at the discretion of the MPA Board of Directors