World Bench Face-Off 

Word Bench Face-Off

october 17-18, 2020

Word Bench Face-Off

world bench face-off

@ the 2020 World Powerlifting Games

The Gymnasium @ Mountain Island Fitness,

10030 Callabridge Court, Charlotte, NC 28216

Who are the Best Bench Pressers on the Planet?

Competition Options:
Separate "Tested" & "Untested" Divisions

Lifting Categories:


  >Raw (wrist wraps permitted)    >Unlimited Gear-Multi-ply    >Equipped-Single-Ply

Male & Female Divisional Classifications:

  • Open

  • Masters

  • M/P/F
  • Para-Lifter / Special Olympians

Bench Qualifying Guidelines & Other Pertinent Information:

  • Achieve an Elite Level Bench in any Division and Weight Class

  • By entering and winning your weight class in a 365 SWPF World Games designated qualifying event.

  • Any nation from throughout the globe are invited to participate but urged to submit a list of possible athletes as the visa process can be time consuming and challenging.

  • Athletes cross-entered  in both the Bench Face-Off and World Games Full Power will be able to count their bench result in their World Games Full Power total!

  • No less than 30% of all "Tested" Division athletes will be tested. 


>Friday October 16th Early Weigh-ins for Saturday October 17th World Bench Competitors include the following:  

All WOMEN - 97 lb/44 kg - 198+ lb/90+ kg and MEN Weight Classes - 114 lb/52 kg - 198 lb/90 kg (All Tested & Untested Divisions)

>Saturday October 17th Early Weigh-ins and Sunday October 18th World Bench Competitors include the following: 

MEN Weight Classes - 220 lb/100 kg - SHW/140+ kg (All Tested & Untested Divisions)

Approximately 30% of all "Tested" Athletes will be tested. (10% is the norm by most federation standards.) 

Early Weigh-ins are at the meet site on Friday October 16th from 10:30 am-1:00 pm or 3:30-6:00 pm (for October 17th comp) and Saturday October 17th from 10:30 am-1:00 pm or 3:00-6:00 pm (for October 18th comp).

Rules Meeting on meet day is lated to start at 7:45 am...followed by lifters warm-up and 1st lift at 9:00 am. 

Step #1: Become a 365 Strong Member: Proceed by going to the Membership App button in the upper right hand corner on this page. Then, select the type of membership, 1) Lifetime (1-time fee): $45 or 2) Annual (annual renewal): $30.

Step #2: In order to register for this event go to the yellow Online Entry button on the upper left side of the page. Please list all information requested.  

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Step #3: Proceed to the PayPal button and select from the drop down arrow under entry options. 

>Standard Registration Fee:  $100

>M/P/F & Para-Lifters Registration Fee:  $90

>Crossover Fee (entering more than one Division):

$50 per addition.

>Team Entry Fee: $100 (paid on World Games page)

Mail Checks or Money Orders to: 365 SWPF, PO Box 253, Fort Mill, SC 29716  

All international and domestic fees can be made payable to the following 365 Strong account: 

Name of the Account:     365 Strong Powerlifting Federation LLC

Name of the Bank:     First Citizens Bank

Account #:     009160327716

Routing #:     053100300

International Wire Swift Code:     FCBTUS33XXX

Address:     Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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