Qualifying Standards​

All competition dates are subject to change based on the latest government mandates.

 

New for 2020/2021: ALL Coaches at any Elite Competition must now be fully Competition-Introduction Certified.

 

Elite Competitions have Qualifying Standards that must be achieved in order to be eligible to enter and compete.

 

2020 Ontario Championships - Elite

DATE: Will take place in conjunction with the 2020 Ontario Junior/Youth Championships, on December 5 and 6, 2020.

QUALIFYING STANDARDS: There will be no qualifying standards for this event, but an invitation process will be in effect. Please review this process here.

QUALIFYING PERIOD: January 1, 2020 to November 8, 2020. Please review the invitation document for more details on valid competitions and the qualifying process. A declaration of interest will be required for Senior athletes to be ranked before invitations, available here.

Note: for Closed Club, Inter-Club and OWA Club Challenge Competitions, 3 accredited OWA Technical Officials must be used in the position of Referees in order to qualify for the Ontario Championships. 

ONTARIO SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS PRELIMINARY RANKING HERE

 

2020 Ontario Youth/Junior Championships - Elite

DATE: Will take place in conjunction with the 2020 Ontario Senior Championships, on December 5 and 6, 2020. 

QUALIFYING STANDARDS: There will be no qualifying standards for this event, and all Junior athletes who are members in good standing with the OWA by November 1, 2020 will be invited to participate. 

QUALIFYING PERIOD: There will be no qualifying period for this event, and all Junior athletes who are members in good standing with the OWA by November 1, 2020 will be invited to participate. 

2021 Canadian Junior Championships 

More detail to follow on the status of the 2021 Canadian Junior Championships. Please check back for updates!

The CWFHC implemented Minimum Thresholds of Performance (*MTP) (see below) for the Canadian Junior Championships. In order to be eligible, athletes must have achieved a total meeting the MTP in a competition sanctioned by the OWA or at a higher-calibre competition from July 6, 2020 to December 8, 2020 inclusive. In order to be eligible to represent Ontario at the 2021 Canadian Junior Championships, you must compete at the 2020 Ontario Youth/Junior/Senior Championships on December 5 - 6th in addition to meeting additional requirements as outlined in the OWA Selection Policy for Provincial Teams

 

 

2021 WinterLift - Elite

DATE: February 6, 2021

QUALIFYING STANDARDS: See table below

QUALIFYING PERIOD: Standards must be achieved at a sanctioned competition between September 1, 2020 and January 10, 2021. Qualifying period, date and location of competition subject to change based on government requirements.

Note: Closed Club, Inter-Club and OWA Club Challenges can be used to establish minimum standards for WinterLift with at least 2 certified referees as long as they are performed 30 days ahead of the competitions and as long as the OWA Club Challenge falls within the corresponding qualification period.

 

2021 Ontario Classic - Elite

DATE: March 27, 2021

QUALIFYING STANDARDS: See table below

QUALIFYING PERIOD: Standards must be achieved at a sanctioned competition between November 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021. Qualifying period, date and location of competition subject to change based on government requirements.

 

Note: Closed Club, Inter-Club and OWA Club Challenges can be used to establish minimum standards for Ontario Classic with at least 2 certified referees as long as they are performed 30 days ahead of the competitions and as long as the OWA Club Challenge falls within the corresponding qualification period.
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2021 Canadian Senior Championships 

DATE: May 15 - 16, 2020

LOCATION: Scarborough, ON

QUALIFYING STANDARDSSee table below

QUALIFYING PERIOD:

Standards must be achieved at a sanctioned Elite* competition between October 1, 2020 and March 30, 2021. In order to be eligible to represent Ontario at the 2020 Canadian Senior Championships, you must compete at the 2020 Ontario Championships, even if you have achieved the qualifying standard at a different subject-to-doping-control competition. 

At this time, the Board will aim to remain flexible and this requirement is subject to change. Please visit the Upcoming Events page for more information on the invitation process for Ontario Senior Championships. 

In addition to athletes who have qualified by reaching the standards, each provincial association has the privilege of bringing 4 more athletes (2 men, and 2 women), who did not achieve these standards but who must be 24 years of age or younger.

Note: Non-qualified athletes may not compete more than two times at the Canadian National Championships.  Athletes must achieve the standards to compete at the Canadian National Championships after two years as a non-qualified athlete

*Elite Competition: Any OWA-sanctioned competition that requires achieving a qualifying standard to enter, the Junior Ontario Championships, and any out-of-province, national or international competition. The 20 kilo rule is in effect for any OWA Elite Competition with qualifying standards to enter.

**In order to use a total achieved at an out-of-province competition, please note that the competition MUST appear either on the CWFHC calendar or the IWF calendar to be eligible. 

Qualifying Standards​
Men
Women
Minimum Thresholds of Performance
2021 Canadian Junior Championships
Men

BW (kg)

55

61

67

73

81

89

96

96+

MTP (kg)

 

94

101

108

113

120

125

129

132

Women

BW (kg)

49

55

59

64

71

76

81

81+

MTP (kg)

 

84

91

96

101

107

110

114

117

NOTE: these thresholds are subject to change based on new information from the organizing committee of the 2021 Canadian Junior Championships.

Upcoming Events

Variety Village October Open

October 31, 2020
Variety Village, Toronto, ON  
CANCELLED

NCCP Competition Introduction 

October 31-November 31, 2020
Valeo Athletics, Nepean, ON  
POSTONED

Richard Borden Memorial Open & Qualifier

November 7, 2020

Delta Hotels & Conference Centre, Guelph, ON

2019/2020 Ontario Club Challenge #4 

November 6 - 8, 2020

At participating clubs

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