The U.S. Paralympics Powerlifting Classification Policies & Procedures fall under the U.S. Paralympics national classification strategy.General documents that are applicable for all sports may be found here. The USA Classification Policies and Procedures – Powerlifting cover sport-specific classification information including classifier prerequisites, current classifiers and their authorization levels, classification panel composition for the sport, and any sport criteria for athletes who present for classification assessment.
The U.S. Paralympics Powerlifting national classification list includes all athletes in the respective sport whose classification information is on file with either the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) and/or the respective sport IF and/or U.S. Paralympics (the National Paralympic Committee in the USA). Athletes who have been nationally or internationally classified as per the Code and/or the U.S. Paralympics Classification Policies and Procedures are automatically included in this database. Information will be updated regularly and historical research to compile accurate athlete classification data is still ongoing.