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2019 National Competition Dates Released!

British Weight Lifting are delighted to release the 2019 competition and event calendar along with the 2019 updated Technical Competition Rules and Regulations.

Key dates include the addition of a new competition The English Age Groups Championships which will be open to six ages groups between U10-U23 and will take place on February 23-24 at Venue 360, Luton.

The British University Championships take place between 13-14 April, with The British Senior Championships returning to the Ricoh Arena on 8-9 June, this will also be a British Olympic Qualification Championship and International Open.

2019 National Competition Dates Released!

 

Tier

 

Discipline

Event

Date

Venue

3

WL

BWL Midlands Age Groups Winter Open

13 January

Fortitude Gym, Gloucestershire

2

PL

England Para Powerlifting Championships and Open

19 January

Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes

3

WL

England Development Open

19 January

Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes

2

WL

England Senior Championships

19-20 January

Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes

2

WL

England Masters Championships

20-January

Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes

3

WL

BWL Northern Regional Youth Series

26-January

Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield

3

WL

BWL Southern Regional Youth Series

27-January

CrossFit Colchester, Colchester

2

WL

England U10 and U12 Championships

23-24 February

Venue 360, Luton 

2

WL

England U15 and U17 Championships

23-24 February

Venue 360, Luton 

2

WL

England U20 and U23 Championships

23-24 February

Venue 360, Luton 

3

WL

BWL South Open Series 1

April TBC

TBC

3

WL

BWL Midlands Open Series 1

April TBC

TBC

1

WL

British University & College Championships

13-14 April

St Mary's University, Twickenham 

3

PL

BWL Para Powerlifting Spring Open

13-14 April

St Mary's University, Twickenham 

3

WL

BWL North Open Series 1

26-27 April

Underground Training Station, The Wirral

1

PL

British Para Powerlifting Championships and Open

8-June

Ricoh Arena, Coventry

3

WL

British Development Open

8-June

Ricoh Arena, Coventry

1

WL

British Olympic Qualification Championships and International Open

8-9 June

Ricoh Arena, Coventry

1

WL

British Masters Championships

9-June

Ricoh Arena, Coventry

3

WL

BWL North Open Series 2

6-7 July

Barton Athletic Club, Manchester

3

WL

BWL Midlands Open Series 2

July TBC

TBC

3

WL

BWL South Open Series 2

July TBC

TBC

1

WL

British U15 and U17 Championships

5-6 October

TBC

1

WL

British U20 and U23 Championships

5-6 October

TBC

3

WL

BWL North Open Series 3

19-20 October

Middlesbrough Weightlifting Club, Middlesbrough

3

WL

BWL Midlands Open Series 3

October TBC

TBC

3

WL

BWL South Open Series 3

October TBC

TBC

2

PL

England Para Powerlifting Championships and Open

November TBC

TBC

3

WL

England Development Open

November TBC

TBC

2

WL

England Senior Championships

November TBC

TBC

2

WL

England Masters Championships

November TBC

TBC

We are also pleased to publish our updated Technical Competition Rules and Regulations, which can be viewed here

Key changes to look out for are outlined below:

1.1 Age Groups

Changes to Development lifting age groups – Section 1.1.2 Page 7

Changes to the dates age groups are calculated – Section 1.1.2 Page 7

1.2 Bodyweight Categories

Adoption of new bodyweight categories at all age groups – Section 1.2.1 – 1.2.4 Pages 7 & 8

5.1 BWL Competition Structure

Update on types of competition recognised by BWL within the competition structure for Great Britain – Section 5.1.1 Pages 18 & 19

5.6 Qualification Processes for Tier 1 and Tier 2 (England only) events

 Change to the qualification process for the British Senior Championships – Section 5.6.1 Page 21

Change to the qualification process for the England Senior Championships – Section 5.6.2 Page 21

  • Introduction and Call Times

Introduction of call-times for lifter presentations – Section 6.5.1 Page 25

  • Classification of Lifters and Teams

Update on recognition of winners and Champion for BWL events – Section 6.8.2 Page 28

For further information please email competitions@britishweightlifting.org

 

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