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18 Month Membership Renewals

posted on August 22, 2020

Due to the Covid pandemic, the BCWA Executive has approved an extension to membership renewals for the foreseeable future. Since there have not been any sanctioned competitions since March, we recognize that members are not receiving full value for the membership fees they pay.

New Bylaw Meeting

posted on November 9, 2017

There will be a meeting at KilOpen on the Saturday, in the morning for anyone wishing to discuss the new Bylaws.

Updated BCWA Bylaws

posted on October 29, 2017

We Need your approval.The British Columbia Weightlifting Association have revised our bylaws.This change requires the membership  to review and vote on the suggested modifications. Whats ...

Competition Committee Update

posted on September 12, 2017

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.KilOpenNovember 11th...

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

posted on June 29, 2017

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 Ch...

A poem for BCWA

posted on June 29, 2017

This poem was provided to us, and I would like to share it with the member of BCWA.

Special BCWA Calendar Meeting

posted on February 5, 2017

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. Back when I was lifting, 300 was an amazing sinclair that could get you best lifter at any competition.

2017 Junior World Championships

posted on January 10, 2017

The following information was provided to BCWA from the CWFHCThe CWFHC memo containing the information for the 2017 International Competitions Program is in preparation. However, we will send you the preliminary information...


posted on September 14, 2016

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.

New Standards for Canadian Championships

posted on September 9, 2016

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 ...

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