Registration

Early bird registrations close June 27, 2017

Qualifying Standards

All competitors must be a member of their national weightlifting body.

The minimum weight that can be lifted is 21kg for women and 26kg for men.

– Australian Athletes

There are no minimum entry standards, however you must have registered a total within the qualifying period (1 January 2017 to 27 August 2017). An Australian Master athlete must contest a minimum of two AWF Sanctioned Events listed on the 2017 AWF Calendar within the qualifying period.

– International Athletes

There are no minimum entry standards, however you must have registered a total within the qualifying period (1 July 2016 to June 30, 2017).

Pacific Rim Nations

Dozens of countries are located around the Pacific Rim, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Cambodia, Brunei, China, Indonesia, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Singapore and Vietnam. These countries lie on four of the seven continents: North America, South America, Asia and Australia.

Oceania Nations

The nations making up the Oceania region are American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Marianas, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Wallis & Futuna.

Registration Dates

Early bird registration is open until June 27, 2017 (all registrations accepted).

Final close of entries on August 30, 2017 (limited pending numbers).

Age and Weight Categories

The IWF rules and regulations apply.

Male Weight Categories
56kg 62kg 69kg 77kg 85kg 94kg 105kg +105kg
Male Age Groups
35 (35-39) 40 (40-44) 45 (45-49) 50 (50-54) 55 (55-59)
60 (60-64) 65 (65-69) 70 (70-74) 75 (75-79) 80 (80+)
Female Weight Categories
48kg 53kg 58kg 63kg 69kg 75kg 90kg +90kg
Female Age Groups
35 (35-39) 40 (40-44) 45 (45-49) 50 (50-54) 55 (55-59)
60 (60-64) 65 (65-69) 70 (70+)

Individual Registration

Individual athletes will register and pay online at www.awf.com.au/registration/

Eligible athletes can register up to four events:

  1. Oceania Masters Championships
  2. Australian Masters Championships
  3. Pacific Rim Tournament
  4. IWF Masters World Cup

The individual registration fees are outlined in the table below:

Event Registration Fees
Oceania Masters Championships
Australian Masters Championships
Pacific Rim Tournament
IWF Masters World Cup
$125 AUD to enter one competition $150 AUD to enter two or more
competitions

By registering, you will agree to be bound by the IWF rules and declare that you are physically fit to undertake the sport of weightlifting and have no knowledge of any medical condition which will make weightlifting contra-indicated to your well-being. You will agree that Travel insurance with health and accident cover is mandatory.

Team Registration

Verification of team entries to be submitted at the Verification of Final Entries Meeting – 4pm (16:00) 26 October 2017. This meeting will be held at Mantra on View, Surfers Paradise. Each nation may enter more than one team with no restriction on age or body weight categories. No body weight changes or team entries will be accepted after the technical meeting.

The team structures and registration fees are outlined in the table below:

Event Team Structure Registration Fee
Australian Masters Championships State teams for National competition:
5 males, 4 females
No registration fee
Oceania Masters Championships
Pacific Rim Tournament
IWF Masters World Cup
Teams for International competition:
8 males, and 7 females
AUD $70 per team

Gala Dinner

The gala dinner will be held on the last day of the competition on Monday October 30, at the Mantra on View Hotel. Tickets are AUD $45 per person and can be purchased through AWF Merchandise. All competitors are welcome to bring a partner and friend.

Contact

For all queries regarding registrations please email:
registrations@2017mastersopw.com

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