2021 Manitoba Open: Start List

Posted: November 22, 2021 in MWA

The Hercules Weightlifting Club will be hosting the 2021 Manitoba Open on Saturday, November 27 at the Norwood Community Centre (87 Walmer Street, Winnipeg).

Please refer to the Start List below for session details and times.

Important: COVID-19 Protocol

The following requirements apply to everyone entering the competition venue:

  • Each person must prove full vaccination status. Only government-issued documentation will be accepted.
  • Masks are mandatory at all times.
  • A maximum of 50 spectators will be allowed.

Additional guidelines are in effect for athletes and coaches. Please refer to the attached document for more information.

The Hercules Weightlifting Club will be hosting the 2021 Manitoba Open on Saturday, November 27 at the Norwood Community Centre (87 Walmer Street, Winnipeg).

Registration deadline is 5pm on Saturday, November 20, 2021.

Please note that all event participants (athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and spectators) must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon entering the Norwood Community Centre.

2021 Annual General Meeting

Posted: August 19, 2021 in MWA

Our AGM will be on Thursday, September 23 at 7 pm

The meeting will be held virtually. If you are interested in attending please email info@mbweightlifting.net for joining instructions.

The following executive positions are up for election:

  • VP Technical
  • VP Administration

2021 Canadian Senior Championships

Posted: July 5, 2021 in MWA
Photo credit: Nathan Corrigal

Best of luck to Jack Kirkup and Zack Louttit who will be representing Manitoba at the 2021 Canadian Senior Championships!

Jack will be lifting in the M1 session beginning at 4:15pm (eastern) on Friday, July 9.

Zack will be lifting in the M3 session beginning at 1:45pm (eastern) on Saturday, July 10.

The competition will be live broadcast on Youtube. Links will be posted on the OWA website: https://www.onweightlifting.ca/csc2021

CANCELLED – 2021 H&S Classic

Posted: May 5, 2021 in MWA

The 2021 H&S Classic has been cancelled due to provincial COVID-19 restrictions.

2021 Canadian Junior Championships

Posted: March 8, 2021 in MWA

We are pleased to announce that the following athletes will be representing Manitoba at the 2021 Canadian Junior Championships:

  • Zack Louttit (Southwest Strength)
  • Gavin Walker (Hercules Weightlifting Club)
  • Courtney Skelton (Southwest Strength)
  • Skyla Louttit (Southwest Strength)
  • Alivia Tilbury (Southwest Strength)
  • Rienna Skelton (Southwest Strength)

The online competition is scheduled for March 20 and 21, 2021. Competition schedule and livestream link will be posted on the CWFHC website as soon as they become available.

We would also like to thank MWA member Cat Horbatiuk, who designed the logo for this year’s event.

2020 Hercules Open – Postponed

Posted: October 28, 2020 in MWA

Due to public health restrictions being implemented by the Province of Manitoba, this event has been postponed.

We would like to thank everyone who had already signed up to compete. We will contact you with a revised date when we are able to do so.

Stay healthy and stay safe.

MWA Virtual Competition – Results

Posted: October 23, 2020 in MWA

18 athletes competed in our very first virtual competition. Congratulations to the best lifters of the competition, Linsey Piel-Glade (unattached) and Geoff Grey (Hercules).

MWA Virtual Competition Series

Posted: September 24, 2020 in MWA

We are pleased to announce the first event of the MWA Virtual Competition Series!

When: October 1 to 4, 2020
Where: Anywhere (you can use a platform or regular gym floors)
Cost: Free! (must have a valid 2020-21 MWA membership to participate)

Download the competition information sheet for all the details.

Annual General Meeting

Posted: August 14, 2020 in MWA

In accordance with public health guidelines, the current MWA executive has decided to host our Annual General Meeting outdoors.
Please join us at 6:30pm on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, in St-Vital Park. We will meet at the parking lot near the duck pond and the meeting will be held at picnic shelter #4 (see map). Please bring your own lawn chair.

The following executive positions are up for election:

  • President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

If you are interested in any of these positions, please submit nominations to info@mbweightlifting.net