AWF Level 1 coaching course - Whitsundays 17th February 2018

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Published on 18 Jan 18 - 17:41

2018 Australian Open - Technical Officials EOI

The 2018 Australian Open is taking place at Cougars Weightlifting Club, Chandler, Brisbane over the weekend of 23-25 February 2018. 

Please CLICK HERE for the preliminary entry schedule.

Make the most of this opportunity to Officiate at an International level competition here on home turf by registering your EOI and availability.

CLICK HERE for the referee availability e-form. Completed forms to be submitted no later than Sunday 28th January, 2018 via email



Published on 18 Jan 18 - 17:22

Uesaka Barbell Australia 2018 QLD Club Challenge & League Competition

Uesaka Barbell Australia 2018 QLD Club Challenge & League Competition - Format and Rules

The object of the QLD Club Challenge & League Competition is two part, combining the features of both the Uesaka Barbell Australia QWA League and JME Club Challenge run over the past few years,  into one competition. 

There is an entry fee of $30 for each individual for each round - it is not considered that this is a new or additional cost as previously this fee was attached to entry into League rounds. With the decentralisation of the competition it will now be possible for more members to be actively involved.

Club Challenge prizes:

Uesaka Barbell Australia supplied 10kg Ueasaka bar and Uesaka technique discs for each of the Clubs that finish in the top 6.

League prizes:

The three highest point scorers in each of the 4 Divisions will be awarded medals. In addition the three highest point scorers in each of the following Age-groups both Male & Female, will be awarded medals: (Lifters will only be eligible to receive awards for one age-group) 

U/15 League

U/17 League

U/20 League

The three highest point scorers in both the Male and Female Masters League will be awarded medals.

For further information about the competition: CLICK HERE

Published on 18 Jan 18 - 16:38

EOI - Coaching Course Subsidy

Scheduled AWF Level 1 Coaching courses for 2018 at this point are 10th February -  Whitsundays; and 5th May - Brisbane.Further courses will be arranged on demand.

EOI's close 26th January 2018 via email to by completing the form you can access here:



Published on 13 Jan 18 - 10:49

Updated Technical Rules

Happy New Year everyone!!!

The updated IWF Technical and Competition Rules & Regulations are now available on the IWF website:

There’s a summary of changes on the last page, but Ian Moir has done a separate document for you for quick reference. CLICK HERE

Published on 13 Jan 18 - 10:17


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