Code of Ethics
The IPF Code of Ethics shall apply to the IPF, each National Federation of the IPF, and each Participant in the activities of the IPF or any of its National Federations by virtue of the Participant’s memberships, accreditation, or participation in the IPF, its National Federations, or their activities or Events. The IPF Code of Ethics which is ratified by the IPF General Assembly is available on the link below.
The IPF Referee Code of Conduct and Ethics shall guide all IPF Referees in the execution of their assignments. The Code including also shows the Ethical Guidelines that each IPF Referee shall maintain at all times.
The IPF Coach Code of Ethics is a positive affirmation of the Coach’s commitment to the fundamental qualities of professionalism, integrity and equity. Written acknowledgement of the Code is a requirement for a Coach to be registered as a Head Coach, Coach or Assistant Coach at an IPF international event, or to otherwise represent the IPF at an approved activity. This Coach’s Code is complementary to the International Powerlifting Federation Code of Ethics (refer to document above) and applies in addition to that overall Code.
The IPF Medical Code supports the basic rules regarding the best medical practices in the sport of powerlifting and safeguarding of the rights and health of the athletes. It encourages the adoption of specific measures to achieve those objectives.
The sport of Powerlifting impacts the environment. The IPF shall encourage competition directors, athletes, coaches and referees all play a part in preserving and sustaining the environment.