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This competition offers a welcome return to competitive lifting in person and will be conducted in accordance with BWL TCCRs.

British Age Group Championships

The British Weight Lifting Age Group Championships will be held between Saturday 27 November and Sunday 28 November at the Army Foundation College, Harrogate. 

Spectator Tickets

Tickets are now on sale for British Weight Lifting Age Group Championships. The competition is the national Olympic weightlifting championships for athletes aged up to 23 years old and will see the next wave of competitive weightlifters burst onto the national scene.

Cheer on our youth lifters as they go head to head for the British Age Group titles and enjoy the sport at its most competitive.

The event will feature 5 national championships (U10, U12, U15, U20, U23) as the upcoming talent from the sport of Olympic weightlifting battle to be crowned ‘2021 British Age Group Champion’

Ticket prices can be viewed on the table below.

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On The Door 


Advanced (Online)


Single Day Ticket


Single Day Ticket


Single Day Concession


Single Day Concession + BWL members


Weekend Standard


Weekend Standard


Weekend Concession


Weekend Concession + BWL members




We are pleased to announce that a livestream will be available for this event. More details will be released in the coming weeks. 


Due to the challenges of competing over the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided that there will be no qualification requirements for the Age Group Championships in 2021.

To enter the championships event a person must:

  • Have lived in the UK for one year prior to the date of the final entry of the competition and on the day of the competition.
  • Or be in possession or, be eligible to apply for a British passport.
  • Hold a valid BWL membership on the date of entry to the competition, and the day of the competition.
  • Not be in formal dispute with BWL and/or recognised bodies or partners.

Rankings and qualification

Classed as a Tier 1 event the results from the competition can be used for rankings and qualification to future national events. This event can be used to set records.


There will be a cap on entry numbers due to the anticipated popularity of the event.

Entries will be on a first come, first served basis and will be capped at 200.

Entries will cost £25.

Age Group Categories

Over the course of the two days the competition will feature 6 national championships in the following age group categories:

  • U10
  • U12
  • U15
  • U15
  • U20
  • U23

All age groups are calculated based on the lifters age on 31st December in the year of the competition.

Key Dates

  • Entries will be open at 09:00 on Monday 20 September.
  • Entries will be closed at 18:00 on Friday 29 October.

Any other questions or queries

If you have any further questions or queries, please contact British Weight Lifting by emailing or call 01132 249 402.


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