June 11, 2017

  • Volunteers are needed June 16 and 17 for OPF open.  Contact president@albertaweightlifting.com

June 2, 2017

  • Results for 2017 Senior Nationals
  • AWA is currently seeking nominations of candidates for the executive positions: President, VP Admin and Secretary. Please send your recommendations to secretary@albertaweightlifting.com

  • AWA is also in need of volunteers to sit as the nomination committee on July 8th at our annual AGM meeting in Red Deer. If you are interested in assisting, please contact secretary@albertaweightlifting.com

May 9, 2017

May 5, 2017

  • Registration is now open for OPF Open.  A 2017/2018 membership is required. View the event listing for Event Regulations, Registration link and instructions.

April 27, 2017

March 29, 2017

March 28, 2017

  • Registration is now open for Farmstrong Open and High School competition, the AWA has launched a new membership and registration system! View the event listing for Event Regulations, Registration link, Membership link and instructions. 
  • Registration is open for NCCP Stage 1 Course May 6-7

March 21, 2017

February 22, 2017

February 12, 2017

  • Registration is open for NCCP Stage 1 Course March 18-19

February 10, 2017

February 5, 2017

  • Results for 2017 Senior Provincials

January 21, 2017

January 16, 2017

January 2, 2017

  • Registration is now open for Senior Provincials.  There will be an A and B session, please carefully read the event information and contact the Competition Director if you have questions. 

December 15, 2016

  • Registration is now open for Youth and Junior Bullpen competition on February 25th, 2017

December 11, 2016

November 28, 2016

  • Volunteers needed for Hokkaido Cup.  View the information here and email matherpair@gmail.com  to volunteer.

November 10, 2016

October 23, 2016

  • Volunteers needed for Youth and Junior competition!  View the information here and email president@albertaweightlifting.com  to volunteer.
  • Registration is now open for Hokkaido Cup

October 9, 2016

September 9, 2016

  • 2017 National Qualifying Standards announced in CWFHC Memo

August 29, 2016

August 9, 2016

  • Farmstrong Athletics Bullpen Championship Series event will take place on August 27 for Youth and Junior Athletes.  Check the event posting for more information.

July 28, 2016

July 14, 2016

  • 2016 AWA AGM will be on Saturday July 16, follow the link for agenda and details
  • Mid 2016 Commonwealth Ranking list was released and Alberta has done extremely well with 7 athletes ranked on this list!
    Matt Lee 69 kg class - 265 total 15th place
    Mitch Barnard 94 kg class - 313 total 15th place
    Ryan Meidl 105 kg class - 330 total 5th place
    Markus Nielsen 105 kg class - 300 total 21st place
    Josh Martin 105+ kg class - 330 total 13th place
    Richele Deang 53 kg class - 153 total 17th place
    Sam Schulz 75+ kg class 217 total 6th place

    Well done everyone! This is a great result for weightlifting in Alberta! Looking forward to next season!

June 14, 2016

May 26, 2016

  • Congratulations to team Alberta athletes, coaches and officials, this year we had 20 athletes competing! Results from 2016 Senior Nationals.  

April 24, 2016

  • AWA memberships purchased from April 21 to May 31 2016 will also be valid for the 2016-2017 competition season.

April 21, 2016

April 5, 2016

  • Results for competitors at Western Canadian Championship.  Team Results are: Alberta 387, BC 355, Saskatchewan 350, Manitoba 122.     Congratulations to Team Alberta!

March 22, 2016

March 20, 2016

March 12, 2016

March 9, 2016

February 26, 2016

February 6, 2016

February 4, 2016

  • Alberta Masters competition registration is open to all athletes until February 10, see the Event Regulations for details.

January 26, 2016

January 19, 2016

  • Due to high demand for competitions there may be spots to compete at the February 20 event for the following athletes: Women Class 4 and under, Men Class 3 and under.  If you are interested please see 9.5 in the Event Regulations and contact the Competition Director.

January 14, 2016

January 8, 2016

December 13, 2015

December 12, 2015

November 11, 2015

November 10, 2015

November 1, 2015

October 23, 2015

  • Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2016 Prohibited List, this is effective January 1, 2016 (for more information see the CCES announcement).

October 15, 2015

October 5, 2015

September 30, 2015

September 24, 2015

September 3, 2015

August 31, 2015

August 26, 2015

August 24, 2015

August 20, 2015

August 17, 2015

July 21, 2015

June 8, 2015

May 29, 2015

May 20, 2015

April 26, 2015

April 23, 2015

April 13, 2015

  • Register for NCCP coaching clinic in Edmonton!

April 9, 2015

April, 5 2015

  • Team AB finished a close second to BC at the Western Canadian Championships.  Here are the Results

March 31, 2015

  • Results are up for the High School Competition in Edmonton

March 25, 2015

March 23, 2015

March 22, 2015

  • Register for NCCP coaching clinic in Athabasca!

March 15, 2015

March 10, 2015

  • Results are up from 2015 Peak Power Cup!

February 10, 2015