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Birds Eye British Championships Event Guide

With just over 48 hours to go until the Birds Eye British Championships gets underway we provide you with all the details you need to know!


The Ricoh Arena, Coventry CV6 6G

Birds Eye British Championships Event Guide


You'll need to have a digital download of your ticket voucher, or paper printout so that we can scan you in when you arrive.  Then you will be given a wristband so you can get around the venue during your visit. Please note to be guaranteed a ticket it is strongly advisable to pre purchase your tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased here

Car parking

Visitors to this event on Saturday 8th June and Sunday 9th June are being offered a discounted car parking rate of £6.00 per vehicle per day. This discount is only available on car parking spaces that are pre-booked online with a discount code that is entered at checkout. This code is available on your Eventbrite tickets order confirmation.

To pre-book your car parking visit

Should you choose not to pre-book car parking on Saturday 8th June and Sunday 9th June, on-site parking will be offered subject to availability at that time and will be £25.00 per vehicle with payment on arrival. In the event the onsite car parking is full you will be redirected to an affiliated offsite car park, alternative charges will apply. Pre-booking will help to guarantee your place onsite.

Please note should you be attending on Friday 7th June car parking does not need to be pre-booked and payment will be off tariff at the venue pay machines.

Live Stream

We are pleased to have partnered with My Sport Live to provide a livestream. All of the action from the main platform will be available via The British Weight Lifting Facebook page and website with commentary provided by Ramsey Kechacha and Gareth Evans, hosts of the Sinclair debate podcast.


Under The Bar are the official event photographers, they are covering all the competitions including masters, international, development and European youth trials! 

For £40 you will receive videos of all 6 lifts and the best 6 photos taken. If you choose not to pre order you will still be able to purchase after the competition but you will not receive them until all pre orders have been completed and they will be more expensive. To order please DM underthebarwl on Instagram. 

Partner Exhibitions

We will also be joined by a number of our partners who will be exhibiting their products and services. These include Weightlifting House who have free thumb tape for all athletes, exclusive discounts for BWL members and a chance for anyone to win a year's supply. Eleiko, PulseRoll, Uncle Beef and Sport and Fitness Flooring will also be exhibiting during the weekend. 

Schedule and Start Lists

The latest schedule and start lists can be found below:

Schedule and start lists


Please note only accredited media and selected publishers will be allowed to film within the event. No other unauthorised filming is allowed.


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