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



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




World Masters

2019 World Masters Qualifying Standards
Bodyweight
Category
Age Group
35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80+
 
 Women
45 kg 93 88 78 71 62 55 48 42 n/a
49 kg 99 94 83 76 67 59 52 45
55 kg 108 102 91 82 73 65 56 49
59 kg 114 107 95 86 76 68 59 51
64 kg 119 113 100 91 80 71 62 54
71 kg 127 119 106 96 85 76 66 57
76 kg 131 124 110 100 88 78 68 59
81 kg 135 127 113 102 91 80 70 61
87 kg 139 131 116 106 94 83 72 62
87+ kg 147 139 123 112 99 88 76 66
 
 Men
55 kg 170 161 149 137 123 111 98 86 73 60
61 kg 184 173 160 148 133 120 106 92 79 64
67 kg 195 184 171 157 141 127 113 98 84 68
73 kg 206 194 180 166 149 134 119 104 88 72
81 kg 218 205 190 175 157 142 125 109 93 76
89 kg 228 215 199 183 165 148 131 114 97 80
96 kg 235 222 205 189 170 153 135 118 100 82
102 kg 240 227 210 193 174 156 139 121 103 84
109 kg 246 232 215 198 178 160 142 124 105 86
109+ kg 250 236 219 201 181 163 144 126 107 87