Since opening in 2012 we have hosted some awesome events at Strength Republic PLUS hosted events at various locations around Newcastle.

In 2013 the British Lions used Strength Republic as there training base while playing in Newcastle.

We have hosted the IPF Australian Powerlifting titles plus the Max Bristow IPF Open. We have hosted friendly CrossFit comps between affiliates, training seminars, product launches and of course Bodybuilding events including the 2014 Australian Titles for NABBA & WFF and the Newcastle Night of Champions in 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017.

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pca australian open

The first PCA Australia Event, Saturday 9th September 2017.

This event is open to competitors from ALL States & Territories of Australia, New Zealand and the Oceania.

No politics, we are open to competitors from ALL federations.

$10,000 in cash and prizes. $500 cash for Overall Novice Winner.

Wild Card Qualification to the Kuwait Classic is available at this event, where the prize pool is $220,000 USD.

Categories & entry information see


Novice powerlifting competition 20th august 2017

Hosted by S2 Performance at Strength Republic. For further info please contact Stew via



What can you expect at a Strength Republic Open Day?

Free entry. Membership offers. Supplement Samples. Music pumping. Gym floor atmosphere. Catching up with fellow members and guests. Probably one of the best workouts you've had a in a while. Enough said.