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.
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
This will be a meet ...
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,
Suite aux résultats des championnats du monde junior – 2017, ci-joint un classement préliminaire – II concernant les projets ...
Changing dates of competitions
Qualifying Standards for identified events
Officials development to support Events
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Coaches, Technical Officials and Athletes
Please take a minute to review the below link from the IWF.
The Slide Show style documents goes over some updated costume rules.
Some new rules of note:
Knee sleeves are no longer restricted to 30cm
Plasters, bandages (including neoprene sleeves) and Kinesio tape are all permitted. Basically, everywhere on your body EXCEPT the elbows
Clarification of the one/two piece unitard
***Important announcement regarding the qualifying standards for the 2016 Canadian Senior Championships***
On August 29th, 2015 the Canadian Weightlifting Federation increased the qualifying standards for the 2016 Canadian Senior Championships. Our website has been updated to reflect the new standards. Please familiarize yourself with these new standards HERE.