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Competition Committee Update

The competition committee has had numerous meetings over the past couple months and have come up with a fantastic new Competition Calendar. We think it will work well for us, and we'd like to share it with everyone. KilOpen November 11th As a competition falling within the nationals qualifying period, we would like early registration access to be granted to athletes Prov 1 or higher for a period of 1 week, followed by general registration. Youth, High School, JR Provincials December 9th This will be a meet ... Read more

A poem for BCWA

This poem was provided to us, and I would like to share it with the member of BCWA. I love you, BCWA I love you, BCWA I love your kind heart which make everyone live in peace Your peace mind produce the action of declining violent, danger, catastrophe and disaster and creat a world that  ... Read more

AAP-2018 – prel. ranking – II & SRW-2017 prel. ranking – II

To: athletes, coaches, CWFHC provincial directors and CWFHC athl. Rep., Ms. Marilou Dozois-Prevost, Following the results of the 2017 Junior World Championships, find in attachment an update preliminary ranking – II for the 2017 Senior World Championships and Athlete Assistance Program-2018. In case of mistake, please let us know in writing. Thank you for your attention. Aux athlètes, entraîneurs, CWFHC directeurs provinciaux et Mme Marilou Dozois-Prévost, Bonjour, Suite aux résultats des championnats du monde junior – 2017, ci-joint un classement préliminaire – II concernant les projets ... Read more

Special BCWA Calendar Meeting

Adding Competitions Changing dates of competitions Qualifying Standards for identified events Officials development to support Events Registration deadlines Guidelines for awarding competitions CWFHC Requests for changes Any other issues that wish to be addressed We have been going through a growth period in our sport, a fantastic one that I have not seen for a while. When I started, the sport was all Juniors, not so many Senior lifters. Now we have mostly Senior lifters and a handful of Junior lifters. ... Read more

2017 Junior World Championships

The following information was provided to BCWA from the CWFHC The CWFHC memo containing the information for the 2017 International Competitions Program is in preparation. However, we will send you the preliminary information for the 2017 Junior World Championship project as the first qualifying event will be the Canadian Junior Championships to be held on January 14, 2017. The CWFHC will pay 80% of the basic expenses (transportation, registration, room & board) for the top 2 men, top 2 women with highest ... Read more


Attention CIS Pacific registered athletes. A CSI Pacific will be accepting applications to the $500 Travel Grant as well as the $500 Rising Star Grant (for athletes based in Victoria) shortly. The application period is from Oct 1st until mid-November. One of the requirements for applying for the grants is that you must have attended at least two "Sport Performance Speaker Series." There are still six such Speaker Series still being offered until the grant deadline. Also, CanFund is accepting applications for ... Read more

New Standards for Canadian Championships

All athletes and coaches! Please be advised that the Canadian Weightlifting Federation has increased the qualifying standards for the Canadian Senior Championships. The new totals can be found HERE. These standards will be for 2017 and 2018, at which time the CWFHC will re-evaluate. Also, it is anticipated that the International Weightlifting Federation will announce a 8th weight category for women in January of 2017. The new qualification standards for the Canadian Championships will be adjusted to reflect any change that ... Read more

2016 AGM

The 2016 AGM will be held at the end of the first day of competition at the annual Sea Festival Open in Surrey, B.C. The AGM is open to all current BCWA members, and we urge you to come out. This year we will see the (re)election of the Vice President. If you wish to run or elect someone, you must be present to vote. Read more

2016 Canadian Championships, Qualified Athletes (Feb 12, 2016)

We have received the list of BCWA athletes qualified for the 2016 Canadian Senior Championships to date. Please review this list. Do you feel that you should be on the list but are not? Contact us at Please note, the qualification period is still ongoing, so this is not the final list. Qualified Athletes Read more

CWFHC Memo – Int’l Competitions

Are you hoping to make a national team this year or in the near future? Make sure to familiarize yourself with the process and send in your declarations before the deadline. If you're not quite there yet, but want to know how the process works, take a read through the memo. Read more
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