Only confirmed events with open registrations are posted here. To see the full list of events for the current season, see OWA Calendar.  

MAY 20-22, 2022

2022 Canadian Senior Championships 

Location: Rutland Arena, 645 Dodd Road, Kelowna, BC

Entry Fee: $150 + processing fee. (Link will be sent once information is verified)


NAP (National Athlete Pool Instructions)

PRELIMINARY FORM Deadline: April 2, 2022 11:59PM


1. Met the standards from August 28, 2021, to March 28, 2022.

2. Completed the form below by APRIL 2, 2022 indicating you have submitted:

     a. The True Sport Clean OR The True Sport Clean Review Certificate

     b. The Athlete Contract.

3. 15 years or OLDER.


UBC Okanagan Conferences and Accommodation
Okanagan Campus
1255 International Mews
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 1V8
Tel 250 807 8050

Rates are the following:
• Single Solo (sleeps 1): $59
• Adjoining Single (Sleeps 2): $96
• Studio Suite (sleeps 2): $89
• 1-BDR Suite (sleeps 2-4): $129
• Family Suite (sleeps 4-5): $199
• 4-bedroom apartment (sleeps 4): $189
For more information about room types
To see availability and to book go to our website:

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MAY 28, 2022

Landmark JustLift Open

Location: Landmark Strength, 3-44 Iber Rd, Stittsville, ON,K2S 1E9

On Saturday, May 28th, Club competitions return to the Ottawa region!

Landmark Strength and JustLift are excited to host the first open club meet in Ottawa since 2019. Athletes of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Whether you're a seasoned competitor or just looking to step onto the platform for the first time!

As this is a sanctioned meet, participants will be required to register for an OWA General/Youth Membership. This meet is NOT subject to doping control.


Totals achieved here can be used to register for "Elite" meets in Ontario requiring a qualification total.


Come join us in welcoming Weightlifting back to Ottawa!


Lifting starts at 11:00am on Saturday, 05/28. Limited to 36 competitors.

Early-Bird: $49.95 (Register before 11:59PM on Friday, May 13th), General: $59.95

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July 16, 2022

2022 Mini & Young Hercules

Eligibility: OWA General Athlete members in good standing in the Juvenile and Youth categories.


NOTE: Mini and Young Hercules are separate competitions that run on the same day.

Youth age categories: Ages 10 to 17 based on year of birth

Young Hercules: Ages 13 to 17 based on year of birth.

​Mini Hercules: Ages < 12 based on year of birth.

Bodyweight Categories:
Men: 46 kg (Mini Hercules only), 49 kg, 55 kg, 61 kg, 67 kg, 73 kg, 81 kg, 89 kg, 96 kg, 102kg, 102+
Women: 40 kg, 45 kg, 49 kg, 55 kg, 59 kg, 64 kg, 71 kg, 76 kg, 81kg, 81+ kg

Young Hercules:
Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each bodyweight category
Best Male and Female Lifter trophies (using Sinclair to top of bodyweight category)
Team banner: Top-scoring team (top four M/F calculated by using IWF team scroing system)

All athletes receive a participant medal

Following the guidelines of the LTAD plan of the CWFHC, the point system for the Mini Hercules category is designed to educate both athletes and coaches about the importance of developing good technique in the snatch and clean and jerk in the initial stages of learning the sport.

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