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The Dakota Weightlifting Club will be hosting the 2019 Manitoba Provincial Championships on Saturday, November 23, 2019.

Download the 2019 Manitoba Provincial Championships Entry Form

Registration deadline is Friday, November 15.

CrossFit Rocked will be hosting the 2019 Manitoba Open on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Brandon, Manitoba.

Session 1 (Men – 73kg and 81kg)
Weigh-in @ 8:30am
Lifting starts @ 10:30am

Session 2 (Women – 45kg to 64kg)
Weigh-in @ 10:15am
Lifting starts @ 12:15pm

Session 3 (Men – 89kg to 109+kg)
Weigh-in @ 12:30pm
Lifting starts @ 2:30pm

Session 4 (Women – 71kg to 87+kg)
Weigh-in @ 2pm
Lifting starts @ 4pm

Download Start List

2019 Manitoba Open – Registration Now Open

Posted: September 3, 2019 in MWA


2019 MB Open

CrossFit Rocked will be hosting the 2019 Manitoba Open on Saturday, October 5,
in Brandon, Manitoba.

Registration deadline is September 27, 2019.

Download the 2019 Manitoba Open Registration Form

logoThe MWA would like to wish the best of luck to all the athletes who will be competing in the 2019 World Masters Weightlifting Championship, from August 16 to 24, in Montréal, Quebec.

The event will be live-streamed on YouTube. Visit for more information and to view the full competition schedule.

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame class of 2019 (photo: @Jeff_Hnatiuk)

We would like to congratulate former MWA President, Susanne Dandenault, on on being part of the induction class of 2019 with the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame!

Sue joined the national team in 1998 and competed in five World Championships, two Pan Am Games, a Commonwealth Games, was an alternate at the 2004 Olympics and is a nine-time national champion (1997-2005). She still holds the Canadian records for snatch (105kg), clean & jerk (136kg) and total (237kg) in the +87kg category.

She will be inducted along with six other individuals and one team dynasty on November 2, 2019.

2019 Canadian Senior Championships

Posted: May 16, 2019 in MWA


Riley Boyd (Dakota Weightlifting Club) and Kira Putnam (Hercules Weightlifting Club) will be representing Manitoba at the 2019 Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships on May 18 and 19 in La Prairie, Québec.

The event will be livestreamed on the Fédération d’Haltérophilie du Québec’s Youtube and Facebook pages.


Annual General Meeting

Posted: April 22, 2019 in MWA


Our AGM will be on Wednesday, September 18 @ 7 pm

Canada Games Sport for Life Centre
(Conference Room B)
145 Pacific Ave

The following executive positions are up for election:

VP Technical
VP Administration

If you are interested in any of these positions, please submit nominations to

Upcoming NCCP coaching workshops

Posted: April 5, 2019 in MWA

NCCPCoaching Manitoba has released it’s NCCP course schedule for April to June 2019.

  • Coaching and Leading Effectively – April 5 & 6
  • Making Ethical Decisions – April 7
  • Manage a Sport Program – April 14
  • Performance Planning – April 26 & 27
  • *Making Ethical Decisions – April 28 ONLINE CLASSROOM
  • Prevention and Recovery – May 1 & 2
  • Making Ethical Decisions – May 22
  • Psychology of Performance – May 28 & 29
  • Leading Drug-Free Sport – June 2

All courses will be held in Winnipeg. For more information or to register, visit the Coaching Association of Canada’s website or contact Hailey Unger at 204-925-5913 or


The Hercules Weightlifting Club will be hosting a Competition Development (formerly NCCP 2) workshop on the weekend of June 1-2, 2019. All MWA members are welcome to attend.

For more information or to sign up, please contact


On March 30th, 35 athletes competed in the 2019 CrossFit Winnipeg Open and Manitoba Masters Championships, hosted by the Dakota Weightlifting Club.

Congratulations to the best Masters lifters of the competition, Cat Horbatiuk and Doug Sinclair.

Download Full Results


Best of luck to all the athletes who will be representing Manitoba at the Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships on Saturday, March 30, in Lake Country (BC).

Event organizers are planning to livestream the event on Facebook (all times in Pacific Daylight Time)

Session 1 @9am:

  • Samantha Ang
  • Bree Vanhove

Session 3 @1pm:

  • Rienna Skelton
  • Kira Putnam

Session 4 @3pm:

  • Braulio Leiva