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Northern Weightlifting Contests

Entries are now open on the BWL BARS system for the Northern Senior Championships, being held on Saturday April 28th at Mytholmroyd Community Centre. 

The NWL Senior Championships is a Tier 3 weightlifting competition, so can be used to qualify for Tier 1 and 2 competitions. The competition is capped at 60 lifters (30 female, 30 male), on a first-come-first-served basis. Minimum age to compete is 15 or older on 1 January 2018. All lifters must be full members of BWL. All entries must be submitted online through the BARS system and entry fees must be paid before the closing date. 

Entries close at midnight on Wednesday 28th March. To enter click on the following link https://bwl.sport80.com/events

For more information contact the organiser Chris Baker: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  


Northern Weightlifting Calendar of Events for 2018

Northern Weightlifting Championships 2018

January 27-28th - BAWLA Northern Masters - Mytholmroyd 

Febuary/March - NWL Schools Development - North Shields

April 28th - NWL Seniors - Mytholmroyd

May 26th - NWL Juniors, Under 23s - TBC

July - Bergson Trophy (Men) and Les Green Award (Women) - TBC

September 22nd - NWL Open - Mytholmroyd

October 27th - NWL Age Groups and Youths - Oasis, Ellesmere Port

November 10th - NWL Regional Masters - Oasis, Ellesmere Port

A number of events are still awaiting confirmation of date and venue. Whilst we will endeavour to ensure that these dates and venues do not change we reserve the right to amend or update them where circumstances dictate.   

If any clubs would be interested in hosting any of the competitions this year, or would like to run a novice/development event then please put your venue forward either via the website or contact Chris Baker ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


For the latest events list from British Weight Lifting click here and for British Masters Weight Lifting click here. 

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Also for international championships, see the appropriate World governing body site:-

The International Weightlifting Federation

The European Weightlifting Federation

The Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation

IWF Masters

European Masters Weightlifting


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