On behalf of the 2018 Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships Committee and
the Manitoba Weightlifting Association, we are honoured to invite athletes, coaches,
technical officials, team staff and spectators to participate in the 2018 Western Canadian
Weightlifting Championships, in Winnipeg on March 24, 2018.

Click Here to download the Information Package

All competitions and events will be held at

Université de Saint-Boniface (West Gym)
200 Avenue de la Cathedrale, Winnipeg, MB

Interested in volunteering?
Click Here to sign up


2018 Coupe du Voyageur – Official Results

Posted: February 12, 2018 in MWA

collageOn Sunday January 28th, 28 athletes competed in the 2018 Coupe du Voyageur Championship, hosted by the Hercules Weightlifting Club.

The best lifters of the competition were Jennifer McMillan and Darryl Conrad.

Official results: Men / Women

2018 Coupe du Voyageur

Posted: January 23, 2018 in MWA

2017 coupe du voyageur

The Hercules Weightlifting Club will be hosting
the 2018 Coupe du Voyageur Championship
on Sunday, January 28th at Prairie CrossFit (#3-1249 Clarence Ave, Winnipeg).

Click Here to view Start List

Session #1 (Women)
weigh-in @ 9am
lifting starts @ 11am

Session #2 (Men)
weigh-in @ 12pm
lifting starts @ 2pm

Rienna Skelton brings home the Bronze!

Posted: January 22, 2018 in MWA


The MWA would like to congratulate Rienna Skelton, from Southwest Strength, who won a bronze medal at the 2018 Canadian Junior Championships in Halifax.

Rienna placed 3rd in the 58kg class with a 67kg snatch and 87kg Clean and Jerk,
finishing with a total of 154kg.

We would also like to congratulate Courtney Skelton and Jack Kirkup,
who placed 4th and 6th in their respective groups.

Click Here for Full Results

2018 Canadian Junior Championships

Posted: January 18, 2018 in MWA


Jack Kirkup, Rienna Skelton and Courtney Skelton will be representing Manitoba
at the 2018 Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships in Halifax
on Saturday, January 20th.

The competition will be live streamed on the event’s website:

Manitoban athletes will be lifting in the following sessions (all times in CST):

Courtney Skelton (48kg) @ 7:00am
Rienna Skelton (58kg) @ 9:00am
Jack Kirkup (85kg) @2:00pm

NCCP Coaching workshop

Posted: January 18, 2018 in MWA


Interested in becoming a certified weightlifting coach?

The Hercules Weightlifting Club is hosting a Competition Introduction workshop February 10th and 11th at the University of Manitoba.

To register, contact Sean Mazur: sean.mazur@me.com

The Hercules Weightlifting Club will be hosting the Coupe du Voyageur Open on Sunday, January 28th at Prairie CrossFit.

Click Here for Registration Form

Registration deadline is January 20th, 2018.