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Moving away from Eventbrite

For the past year now, we've been using Eventbrite for all of our NCCP courses, and for the last couple of competitions. From the beginning we wanted to house our own registration and ticketing system, and we've finally found a decent one. This new registration system will remove the fees that we have been charged, and make it easier to verify that everyone is a registered paid member before signing up. We will still be able to accept cheques and PayPal, and if people have ... Read more

Online Registration and Competitions

We have a brand new website (as you can see), and with a new website comes new opportunities! We have listened to your concerns regarding registration, an overwhelming amount of people were asking if they still had to fill out the membership form when they paid for their membership through PayPal on our last website. You no longer have to send anything to us in the mail. You can still send in cheques if you prefer. It will just take a bit ... Read more

Girard featured in CWF newsletter

BCWA's Christine Girard was featured in the most recent edition of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation's newsletter. Check it out! Read more

Competition Name Change

Name change notice. After consulting with head coaches of clubs, it was a near unanimous decision to change the name of the "BC Senior Championships" to the "BCWA Provincial Championships." This will alleviate any confusion that that the general public may have when they hear the word "senior," as well as put us in line with the IWF, which now calls the world championships the "IWF World Championships" Read more


Congratulations to Jacob Cartwright, Michael Hungerschafer, Helena Billen and Jeenat Billen for setting meet records at the Junior Doug Hepburn. Jeenat and Helena also set BCWA Youth records! Read more


BCWA will now accept results from club competitions with ONE REFEREE. Further, BCWA will accept these totals towards qualification for the BC Senior Championships. Read more

BCWA Women’s Training Camp

The BCWA women's committee is at it again! Another training camp for the women of BCWA. For more info, check out their Facebook event HERE or e-mail Martha at Read more

September Memo

Please find the september memo here Please note the error in the date for the A&R. It is actually Feb 16th, 2012 Read more

June Memo

June Memo for download HERE Read more

Congratulations to our Senior National Medallists

A special congratulations to our medallists at the 2012 Canadian Senior Championships: Women: 53kg - Helena Billen, Bronze 63kg - Rachel Siemens, Bronze 63kg - Christine Girard, GOLD & Best overall female lifter! 75kg - Prabdeep Sanghera, Bronze 75kg - Katelynn Williams, GOLD +75kg - Manroop Sahota, GOLD Men: 85kg - Harinder Maher, Bronze +105 - Parminder Phangura, Silver Read more
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