Qualifying - Canadian Senior Championships

The Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships take place each year on the May long weekend. In order to compete at the Nationals, an athlete must meet the criteria set by the Canadian Weightlifting Federation (CWFHC).

The requirements are as follows:
  • The athlete must achieve the qualifying standard during the qualifying period
    • For 2019 the qualifying period is October 6 - March 31
  • The athlete must achieve the qualifying standard in a competition that is subject to doping control (SDC)
  • The athlete may only compete in a category in which they have qualified
  • Athlete entries must be submitted through their Provincial Association

2019 Canadian Senior Championships - Qualifying Standards
 
 Women
 f45  f49  f55  f59  f64  f71  f76  f81  f87  f87+
126 135 150 159 168 176 182 187 191 200
 
 Men
 m55  m61  m67  m73  m81  m89  m96  m102  m109  m109+
190 208 231 248 262 275 284 289 296 310



Qualifying - Canadian Junior Championships

The Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships take place each year January. In order to be eligible, an athlete must be 20 years of age or younger. So for 2019, you must be born in 1999 or later.

The NSWA has established qualifying criteria for Nova Scotia athletes attending the Canadian Junior Championships:
  • The athlete must achieve the NSWA Junior Qualifying Standard during the qualifying period
    • For 2019 the qualifying period is July 1 - December 8
  • A maximum of 6 male and 6 female competitors will be selected
  • Athletes will be selected based on the provincial ranking list
  • A maximum of 2 athletes are permitted in a bodyweight category

2019 NSWA Junior Qualifying Standards
 
 Women
f49 f55 f59 f64 f71 f76 f81 f81+
93 103 108 113 119 122 125 128
 
 Men
m55 m61 m67 m73 m81 m89 m96 m96+
131 144 157 167 178 187 193 197