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2022 Annual General Meeting

Posted: May 20, 2022 in MWA

Save the date! Our AGM will be on Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30 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:

  • President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Full agenda and supporting documents will be emailed to MWA members in good standing prior to the meeting.

On April 10, 2022, 40 athletes competed in front of a packed house at the 2022 Dakota Norak Open. Congratulations to the best lifters of the competition, Kelly Parker (Athlitis Sporting Academy) and Jack Kirkup (Southwest Strength).

Download the full results – 2022 Dakota Norak Open

We would also like to thank all of the volunteers who helped make this event a success.

41 athletes will compete in the Dakota Norak Open on Sunday, April 10 at Norak CrossFit (51 Heaton Ave, Winnipeg). Spectators welcome!

Session times are as follows:

  • 9 am – Session 1 – Women
  • 11 am – Session 2 – Women
  • 1 pm – Session 3 – Men
  • 3 pm – Session 4 – Men

Download the start list for the names of the athletes who will be competing in each session.

The Dakota Weightlifting Club will be hosting the 2022 Dakota Norak Open on Sunday, April 10 at Norak CrossFit (51 Heaton Ave, Winnipeg).

Download the registration form

Registration deadline is 5pm on Friday, March 25, 2022.

Officials clinic on March 19

Posted: January 27, 2022 in MWA

We are hosting a Level 4 Technical Officials Clinic on Saturday, March 19, 2022.

  • Time: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Location: Sport Manitoba (145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg)

This in-person course will be taught by Richard Mason. Currently the Technical Officials Chair for Weightlifting Canada, he has extensive experience officiating at provincial, national and international levels, including multiple World Championships, Commonwealth Games and two Olympic Games.

For more information or to sign up, please email sean.mazur@me.com

2021 Manitoba Open – Official Results

Posted: December 10, 2021 in MWA

On Saturday, November 27, 35 athletes competed in the 2021 Manitoba Open, hosted by the Hercules Weightlifting Club.

Congratulations to the best lifters of the competition, Rienna Skelton and Jack Kirkup, both from Southwest Strength.

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