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Jan 05 Brisbane Barbell Club Competition (Cap of 15 Non Club Entries) Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
Jan 18-20 Queensland Masters Championships Milton View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 01 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Cairns Green Ants Redlynch View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Berserker Barbell Club Mackay View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Burleigh Barbell Club Burleigh West View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Cougars Weightlifting Club Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – CQ Mavericks Weightlifting Club Rockhampton View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Dungeon Barbell Club Manunda View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Fusion Weightlifting Maroochydore View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Jimboomba Barbell Club Jimboomba View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Milton Weightlifting Club Milton View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – North Brisbane Weightlifting Assn Zillmere View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Saints Weightlifting Club Miles View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Stack City Weightlifting Club Mt Isa View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Stay True Weightlifting Club Gympie View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Sunshine Coast Weightlifting Club Nambour View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Toowoomba Weightlifting Assn Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 02 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 1 – Whitsunday Weightlifting Club Proserpine View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 23 QWA League Round 1 Div 1,4 Cougars View Entries Enter Comp
Feb 24 QWA League Round 1 Div 2,3 Cougars View Entries Enter Comp
Mar 02 Cougars Club Competition (Cap of 15 Non Club Entries) Cougars View Entries Enter Comp
Mar 08-15 IWF Youth World Championships Las Vegas, USA
Mar 16-17 Australian Masters Championships Darwin, NT
Mar 23 Jimboomba Barbell Club Competition Jimboomba View Entries Enter Comp
Mar 23 Toowoomba Weightlifting Assn Club Competition Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Mar 30 Sunshine Coast Weightlifting Club Open Competition Nambour View Entries Enter Comp
Apr 03 Bribie Island Movement & Strength Club Competition Caboolture View Entries Enter Comp
Apr 06 QWA League Round 2 Div 1,4 Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Apr 06 Berserker Barbell Club Competition Mackay View Entries Enter Comp
Apr 07 QWA League Round 2 Div 2,3 Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Apr 27-29 Arafura Games Darwin, NT
May 03-05 Queensland Senior Championships Cougars View Entries Enter Comp
May 04 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 - CQ Mavericks Rockhampton View Entries Enter Comp
May 17 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 - Whitsunday Weightlifting Club Proserpine View Entries Enter Comp
May 17 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Cairns Green Ants Redlynch View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Burleigh Barbell Club Burleigh West View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Cougars Weightlifting Club Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Dungeon Barbell Club Manunda View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Fusion Weightlifting Maroochydore View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Jimboomba Barbell Club Jimboomba View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Milton Weightlifting Club Milton View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – North Brisbane Weightlifting Assn Zillmere View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Oly in the Outback & Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Saints Weightlifting Club Miles View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Stack City Weightlifting Club Mt Isa View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Stay True Weightlifting Club Gympie View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Sunshine Coast Weightlifting Club Nambour View Entries Enter Comp
May 18 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 2 – Toowoomba Weightlifting Assn Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Jun 01-02 Queensland Junior & U23 Championships Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Jun 01-08 IWF Junior World Championships Suva, FIJ
Jun 13-17 Commonwealth & Oceania Masters Championships Gold Coast, AUS
Jun 19 Bribie Island Movement & Strength Club Championships Caboolture View Entries Enter Comp
Jun 29 North Qld Championships Townsville View Entries Enter Comp
Jun 29 Cougars Open Club Competition (Cap of 15 Non Club Entries) Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
Jul 07 Sunshine Coast Weightlifting Club Open Competition Nambour View Entries Enter Comp
Jul 08-13 Pacific Games and Commonwealth & Oceania Championships Apia, SAM
Jul 13 Stay True Open Club Competition Gympie View Entries Enter Comp
Jul 26-28 Queensland Youth & U15 Championships Milton View Entries Enter Comp
Aug 10 North Brisbane Weightlifting Assn Club Competition Zillmere View Entries Enter Comp
Aug 10 Townsville Barbell Club Club Competition Townsville View Entries Enter Comp
Aug 10 Berserker Barbell Club Competition Mackay View Entries Enter Comp
Aug 15-23 IWF Masters World Championships Montreal, CAN
Aug 16-17 AWF National Junior & U23 Championships Sydney View Entries Enter Comp
Aug 24 Sunshine Coast Weightlifting Club Open Competition Nambour View Entries Enter Comp
Aug 24 Cougars Open Club Competition (Cap of 15 Non Club Entries) Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
Aug 24 Southside Storm Open Club Competition Coopers Plains View Entries Enter Comp
Sep 07 QWA League Round 3 Div 1,4 Nambour
Sep 08 QWA League Round 3 Div 2,3 Nambour
Sep 14 Cougars Open Club Competition (Cap of 15 Non Club Entries) Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
Sep 16-25 IWF World Championships Pattaya, THA
Sep 28-29 AWF National Youth & U15 Championships Brisbane View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 04 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Townsville Barbell Club Townsville View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 04 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Jimboomba Barbell Club Jimboomba View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 04 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Stay True Weightlifting Club Gympie View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Berserker Barbell Club Mackay View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Burleigh Barbell Club Burleigh West View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Cougars Weightlifting Club Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Central Qld Championships & Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – CQ Mavericks Weightlifting Club Rockhampton View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Dungeon Barbell Club Manunda View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Fusion Weightlifting Maroochydore View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Milton Weightlifting Club Milton View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – North Brisbane Weightlifting Assn Zillmere View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Saints Weightlifting Club Miles View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Stack City Weightlifting Club Mt Isa View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Sunshine Coast Weightlifting Club Nambour View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Toowoomba Weightlifting Assn Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Vivid Barbell Club Emerald View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 05 Physique Science Qld Club Challenge Round 3 – Whitsunday Weightlifting Club Proserpine View Entries Enter Comp
Oct 19-20 AWF National Senior Championships Canberra View Entries Enter Comp
Nov 02 Thunder Barbell Club Competition Condon View Entries Enter Comp
Nov 08-10 Queensland All Schools Championships Gold Coast View Entries Enter Comp
Nov 16 Jimboomba Barbell Club Competition Jimboomba View Entries Enter Comp
Nov 16 Brisbane Barbell Club Competition (Cap of 15 Non Club Entries) Cougars
Nov 23-24 QWA League Grand Final Milton View Entries Enter Comp
Nov 30 Cougars Weightlifting Club Mike Keelan Shield Competition (Club Members Only) Chandler View Entries Enter Comp
Nov 30 Whitsunday Weightlifting Club Competition Proserpine View Entries Enter Comp
Dec 07 Bribie Island Movement & Strength Club Xmas Competition Caboolture View Entries Enter Comp
Dec 07 “The Lawrie” – NBWA Xmas Competition Zillmere View Entries Enter Comp
Dec 07 Pacific Cup International Mont Dore NCL
Dec 14 Townsville Barbell Club Competition Townsville View Entries Enter Comp
Dec 14 Stay True Xmas Competition Gympie View Entries Enter Comp
Dec 14 Sunshine Coast Weightlifting Club Bob Henderson Shield Competition (Club Members Only) Nambour View Entries Enter Comp
Dec 14 Toowoomba Weightlifting Assn Club Competition Toowoomba View Entries Enter Comp
Dec 14 Berserker Club Competition Mackay View Entries Enter Comp

All weightlifting events are subject to drug testing by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority and any competitor in a weightlifting event may be selected by ASADA for testing.
Entry into all QWA endorsed events must be made online. The closing date for entries for all QWA State events is a maximum pf 3 weeks prior to the competition date.

The closing date for all Club events will be the Sunday of the week prior to the competition date/week.

The qualifying period for the 2020 Queensland Senior Championships is 3rd May 2019– 2 August 2020.
The minimum standards for entry in the Queensland Senior Championships is AWF National Grading scale I for men and women.

The qualifying period for the Queensland Junior & U23 Championships is 1st June 2019 – 16th February 2020.
The minimum standard for entry in the Queensland Junior & U23 Championships is AWF National Grading scale K for both men and women. There is no minimum qualifying standard for Queensland U15, Youth, School, or Masters Championships, although a minimum weight of 15kg is required for first attempts in the competition.

To be eligible to be selected to represent the QWA at the 2020 National Senior Championships, National Junior/U23 Championships, National U15/Youth Championships and/ or National Masters Championships, athletes must compete in the equivalent age grouped 2020 Queensland Championships. E.g. a lifter must compete at the Queensland U15 Championships if they wish to be entered in the National U15 Championships or register for the competition online and have an exemption approved**.

**Regional members can elect to lift at a QWA endorsed local competition within 6 weeks of each State Championships to qualify for the National Championships that the competition relates to. The intention of using this system must be communicated to the QWA office by email, by the member, at the time that the results of the competition are submitted to the QWA for uploading to the AWF website. **An exemption from these conditions may apply in special circumstances. Refer to Section 2 of the QWA Team Selection Policy. The QWA Team Selection Policy is available from the QWA web site: QWA Selection Policy There are no refunds or transfers of credit available on competition entry fees. Competition dates and venues are subject to change up to 14 days before the competition date.

**An exemption from these conditions may apply in special circumstances. Refer to Section 2 of the QWA Team Selection Policy.

The QWA Team Selection Policy is available from the QWA web site: QWA Selection Policy

There are no refunds or transfers of credit available on competition entry fees.

Competition dates and venues are subject to change up to 14 days before the competition date.