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England Weight Lifting Championships 2020

The England Weight Lifting Championships are taking place on the 7-8 November 2020 at Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes.

The England Championships will feature four competitions which include:

A lifter from each bodyweight category, in each age group, will be crowned Champion of England.


Qualification Process

The England Championships is a Tier 2 competition which will see weightlifters in each age group crowned Champion of England. 

The minimum age to compete is 35+ on 31 December 2020 and all entrants must have achieved the qualification standard at a competition registered with BWL in the previous 12 months. 

The England Development Championships is a Tier 3 competition which will take place during the weekend and is a fantastic opportunity for lifters aged 12 and below (on 31 December 2020) to experience competitive weightlifting.

There are no qualification standards for the development competition, but individuals must have previously competed in a BWL Tier 3 competition.   

The England Para Powerlifting Championships is the premier para powerlifting competition in England and will see four lifters crowned Champion of England.

There are no qualification standards, but all lifters must be able to complete the bench press with a minimum of 20kg.

Every lifter wishing to compete in the England Para Powerlifting Championships must also provide BWL with the complete IPC Eligibility Agreement the IPC Medical Declaration Form and a signed letter from you GP stating you are medically safe to compete in para powerlifting.

Entry Details


The qualification period started 01 January 2020 and ends 30 August 2020

First round invitation distribution date: 31 August 

First round invitation deadline: 20 September 

Second round invitation distribution date: 21 September 

Second round invitation deadline: 6 October

Senior Entry fee: £35

Masters, Para Power Lifting & Development 

Entries Open: 31 August 

Standard Entries Close:  28 September

Late Entries Close: 5 October

Standard Entry Fee: £30,  Late Entry Fee: £35

If you have any question regarding entry to this event please contact the British Weight Lifting competitions team on 01132 249 402 or email competitions@britishweightlifting.org