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Northern Weightlifting Contests

The full 2020 calendar of NWL events will be released soon.


NWL Age Groups 2020

The Northern Age Groups Competition will be held on Sunday 7th June at Mytholmroyd Community Centre, Caldene Avenue, Mytholmroyd, HX7 5AF. Entries are now live on the British Weightlifting BARS site. This is a registered tier 3 competition and can be used to qualify for national championships. 

Lifters aged 5-23 years are eligible to compete and must have an up to date membership on the day of the competition. For full details check the information provided on the competition entry page. Close fitting shorts and t-shirt can be worn by under 12 lifters.

The closing date for the competition is 24th May. Follow the link below and click on the enter button for the NWL Age Groups 2020 competition to enter.

NWL Age Groups 2020 


Northern Seniors 2020 

The 2020 Northern Seniors will be held on Saturday 25th April at Mytholmroyd Community Centre, Caldene Avenue, Mytholmroyd, HX7 5AF. The competition is now live on the British Weightlifting BARS system. The championship is a BWL registered Tier 3 competition, so will allow you to qualify for tier 2 and 1 championships as well as break a British record. Entries are accepted from lifters aged over 15 years. Follow the link below and click on the enter button for the NWL Senior 2020 competition to enter. Entries close at midnight on the 5th April.

NWL Seniors 2020 entry 


Northern Regional Masters 2019

The Northern Regional Masters was held on Saturday November 9th at the Oasis Centre, Ellesmere Port. Results are available now on the Latest News page.


Northern Weightlifting Calendar of Events for 2020

Northern Weightlifting Championships 2020

February 2nd - BAWLA Northern Masters - Mytholmroyd

April 25th - Northern Seniors - Mytholmroyd

June 7th - NWL Age Groups - Mytholmroyd 


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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