The purpose of this program is to foster the development of weightlifting clubs in Nova Scotia. Active clubs are central to creating and supporting a competitive environment for the sport of weightlifting.
Registered clubs and their members enjoy a number of benefits from Weightlifting Nova Scotia.
To support their development, Weightlifting Nova Scotia will provide Registered Weightlifting Clubs with:
Discounted Weightlifting Nova Scotia membership fees
Discounted entry fees for the Nova Scotia Championships and the Atlantic Cup.
Best Team awards and team rankings.
An athlete/coach weightlifting seminar and Club Championship meet.
A Technical Officials seminar and Level 4 Certification.
Use of the Weightlifting Nova Scotia logo for club merchandise, and a 20% subsidy for the cost of this merchandise, to a maximum of $100.
A co-branded Weightlifting Nova Scotia Registered Weightlifting Club banner.
Support for clubs interested in securing funding through Sport Nova Scotia (Sport Fund).
To be recognized as a Registered Weightlifting Club with Weightlifting Nova Scotia, a club must meet the following criteria.
Administration and Registration
A Registered Weightlifting Club must complete the WNS Registered Weightlifting Club registration form and renew it annually.
The annual Registered Weightlifting Club membership fee is $100.00.
Registered Club Membership
All members of a Registered Weightlifting Club must have current WNS memberships.
A Registered Weightlifting Club must provide regularly scheduled training time under the supervision of a certified NCCP Competition Introduction coach.
A Registered Weightlifting Club coach must have a current WNS membership.
Event Hosting and Support
A Registered Weightlifting Club must provide at least 2 volunteers for the Nova Scotia Championships and the Atlantic Cup.
A Registered Weightlifting Club must coordinate with the WNS VP Technical to host and/or participate in an annual Club Championship.