Scottish University & Colleges Powerlifting Championships

The event takes place at the Ardler Complex, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee, DD2 3TP on 11th April 2015 from 8am.  Entry fee is £25 per person.

This event will run as both an individual and team event, with the winning team being decided by the top 3 wilks scores from each Uni/College and the top 3 must include at least 1 female.

All entrants must hold Scottish Powerlifting membership as well as a valid matric/student card, both cards must be shown at weigh in.

Scottish Powerlifting membership should be applied for no later than 1 month before the competition date (membership details at, entries will colse 1 week before competition. 

Teams should send a note of interest to Michael Ferguson at to state their intention of entering a team, entries will open from 14th Fenruary 2015.

Totals achieved will count as a qualifier for the Scottish Seniors and GBPF competitions, Scottish records may also be broken on the day.

Competition Name Changes

We have now changed the name of the Central National and the Northern National to the Caledonia Championship and the Alba Open.

The Caledonia Championship is still scheduled to take place in the Ardler Complex in Dundee on 19th April 2015 with the Alba Open scheduled to take place in the Forge Gym in Inverness on 27th June 2015.

Entry forms will be available 8 weeks from the date of competition and we would request that you do not book any travel or accommodation until you are confirmed as entered in either competition.

Campbell Higgins

It is with great sadness we inform you of the death of Campbell Higgins. Campbell has been a huge part of Scottish Powerlifting for many years along with his late wife Pat Higgins.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this sad time.

Both Campbell and Pat are a huge loss to our sport and will be fondly remembered for years to come.

The funeral service will be held at St. James’ RC Church, 50 Greenock Road, Paisley, PA3 2LE.

The body will be recieved into the Church on Wednesday 14th January 2015 at 6pm for a short service with the funeral service at 9.30am on the following day.