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Northern Weightlifting Contests


Bergson Trophy and Les Green Award

Please note the date for this competition has changed and will be now be held in October, exact date and venue to be confirmed. 


NWL Years 9-10-11 and U13 Development Competition

A competition for School Years 9, 10 and 11 and U13s is being held at the Parks Sports Centre in North Shields on July 15th. Years 9-10-11 can enter through the BWL bars system, which is now live. To enter click on the following link https://bwl.sport80.com/events

To enter the U13 Development please contact Chris Baker on  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Entry to the development is £5 and entry to the year 9-10-11 is £8. The year 9-10-11 is limited to 20 lifters and the development to 40 lifters.

For more information contact the organiser Chris Baker.


Northern Weightlifting Calendar of Events for 2018

Northern Weightlifting Championships 2018

January 27-28th - BAWLA Northern Masters - Mytholmroyd 

Febuary/March - NWL Schools Development - North Shields

April 28th - NWL Seniors - Mytholmroyd

May 26th - NWL Juniors, Under 23s - Mytholmroyd

July 15th - NWL Years 9-10-11 and U13 Development -  Parks Sports Centre, North Shields

September 22nd - NWL Open - Mytholmroyd

October - Bergson Trophy (Men) and Les Green Award (Women) - TBC

October 27th - NWL Age Groups and Youths - Oasis, Ellesmere Port

November 10th - NWL Regional Masters - Oasis, Ellesmere Port

A number of events are still awaiting confirmation of date and venue. Whilst we will endeavour to ensure that these dates and venues do not change we reserve the right to amend or update them where circumstances dictate.   

If any clubs would be interested in hosting any of the competitions this year, or would like to run a novice/development event then please put your venue forward either via the website or contact Chris Baker ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


For the latest events list from British Weight Lifting click here and for British Masters Weight Lifting click here. 

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Also for international championships, see the appropriate World governing body site:-

The International Weightlifting Federation

The European Weightlifting Federation

The Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation

IWF Masters

European Masters Weightlifting


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