Aurora Welcomes North American Powerlifting Federation (NAPF) Championship Events: November 15-17, 2012

AURORA, Colorado, Nov. 7, 2012 – Visit Aurora is excited to welcome two international powerlifting events to Colorado this November. The NAPF 7th Annual North American and 4th Annual Pan-American Regional Benchpress Championships will take place on November 15-17, 2012.

The two championship events will be held at the Red Lion Denver Southeast, and hosted by local championship directors and Aurora gym owners, Dan and Jennifer Gaudreau. Dan is a world powerlifting champion, and both he and Jennifer are international level competitors.

These events mark the second and third powerlifting championships to be hosted by Aurora. In November 2014, Aurora will host the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Men’s and Women’s World Championships, which will feature athletes from around the world.

Lifting events begin at 11 a.m. on November 16 and 17. Admission for spectators is $5 at the door.

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Randi Morritt Director of Communications 720-484-8907