The British Powerlifting Union and Amateur British Powerlifting Union is owned by WPC UK Ltd which is the holder of the 2019  Affiliation Certificate.

Note from the WPC & AWPC :

This authority gives Ms. Emma Ylitalo- James the sole responsibility to develop and promote Powerlifting in Great Britain. It also gives her the sole authority to organise teams of British athletes to compete in the WPC and AWPC European and and WPC and AWPC World Powerlifting Championships. The license is owned by Emma Ylitalo-James and is leased to the British Powerlifting Union and the Amateur British Powerlifting Union. 

We are honoured to have Great Britain as a member of the World Powerlifting Congress and Amateur World Powerlifting Congress and look forward to having a British Team at  future Championships.

WPC Authority Letter


WPC 2017 certificate









BPU Accounts 2013-2014: bpuaccounts2014

BPU Accounts 2014 – 2015 Accounts 14 to 15 BPU  

BPU Accounts 2015 – 2016 Accounts 15 to 16 BPU  

BPU Account 2016 and onward obtainable from companies house WPC UK Ltd.