Annual General Meeting

The OWA Annual General Meeting in an important event for our membership, and we request that you attend in person. If you are unable to attend, you have the right to vote by proxy, but your membership must be current. See Membership page to register or renew. 


Our goal is to have a representative from each club in attendance to take part in discussions, provide input, cast votes, bid on competitions and take information back to the club.


This annual meeting may be held any time between April 1st and September 30th. The meeting date will be posted well in advance to give our Members enough notice to attend.

2021 Annual General Meeting

Saturday, July 24, 2021

1:00-3:00 p.m. EST

 LBC-Lift Barbell Club

919 York Road

Guelph, ON

Zoom Meeting Link: AGM Meeting Link

Meeting ID: 873 5338 4992
Passcode: 529297
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Call for Agenda Items


Election Notice

Proxy Form 

2020 Meeting Minutes DRAFT

Trial Balance Report

Year-End Financial Statement

All members MUST be registered for the 2021/2022 season in order to attend the meeting or to vote. You must be registered by Thursday, July 22. Register here

IN-PERSON SIGN UP SHEET: Members interested in attending the meeting in-person must submit their interest here by Wednesday, July 14. Spots are limited. All voting will be done online on Friday, July 23.

COMPETITION BIDS: Clubs interested in hosting the following competitions below must email their interest to Administrator by Wednesday, July 14. 

Ontario Championships (November 2022) - ELITE

Youth/Junior Ontario Championships (December 2022) - ELITE

WinterLift (February 2022) - ELITE

Ontario Classic (March 2022) - ELITE

Ontario Scholastics (April 2022) 

Young Hercules (Summer 2022 - Date TBD) 



Election Day: Friday, July 23 from 9am-5pm (Online voting)

Members must be registered by Thursday, July 22 in order to vote. All eligible voters (see list below) will receive an email from Simply Voting with voting instructions when the polls open. To ensure delivery of voting instructions, please add to your safe-senders list. Results will be announced at the meeting. 

Eligible Voters List

Note: Volunteers are ineligible to vote according to OWA By-laws. Members must be registered as an athlete, coach or official. 

Contact Administrator for any questions.

Board Member Candidates


Michael Miller

Noah Santavy 

VP Operations

David Earle

VP Technical

Linda Rosario-Earnshaw

Click here for candidate bios

Competition Bids

Ontario Championships

Variety Village Weightlifting Club (Toronto)

Ontario Classic

Lift Barbell Club (Guelph)

Variety Village Weightlifting Club (Toronto)

Ontario Scholastics

Norsemen and Valkyries (North Bay)


No bid received

Young Hercules

Lift Barbell Club (Guelph)

St. Thomas Strength Athletics (St. Thomas)

Variety Village Weightlifting Club (Toronto)

Youth/Junior Ontario Championships

Lift Barbell Club (Guelph)

Variety Village Weightlifting Club (Toronto)