Join us in Christchurch for the 2022 South Island Weightlifting Championships.

In order to enter, athletes must;
• Be born 2009 or earlier (turning 13 or older in 2022)
• Hold a current WNZ membership and met all membership conditions
• If residing in New Zealand, be a member of a currently affiliated club
• Have recorded a result in at least one WNZ sanctioned competition between 1 January and 22 May 2022, or, have competed in at least one event sanctioned by an International federation (e.g. AWF) within the same timeframe*
• Be capable of lifting at least 21kg (females) or 26kg (males) in both lifts
• Be compliant in ADAMS for Q2. This applies to athletes currently at A Grade or higher only. Any queries can be directed to WNZ Anti-Doping Officer at
Please note:
1. All coaches attending the event (this includes anyone assisting athletes in the warm up area) is also required to hold a current Weightlifting New Zealand membership, and be a member of a currently affiliated club.
2. It is a requirement for all WNZ members to have completed DFSNZ Level 1 online eLearning module in order to take part in events-
*where an athlete is unable to meet this requirement as a result of disruption related to COVID19, an exemption may be made. Requests will be considered on a case by case basis and are required in writing to the Sports Commission by emailing before the close of entries.

See attached information for further details.

Event Organiser

Weightlifting New Zealand



Registration Open

2022-04-19 12:00:00

Registration Closed

2022-05-23 22:00:00

Event Start

2022-06-11 08:00:00

Event End

2022-06-12 17:00:00


See attached information for further detail.

COVID Policy
The event will abide by the NZ Government COVID19 direction of the time. We anticipate NZ being in the Orange Traffic Light, attendees should familiarize themselves with current requirements prior to attending the event.

Financial Policy
• Payment is required at time of entry and entry only recognized with accompanying payment
• Any athlete who enters but has not met all eligibility criteria is not eligible for a refund
• Any athlete who enters but then has their entry withdrawn by the organisers (e.g. due to oversubscription) is eligible for a full refund
• Athletes who withdraw prior the close of entries are eligible for a 75% refund of entry fee
• Athletes who withdraw with evidence of injury/serious illness 14 or more days before the event are eligible for a 50% refund of entry fee
• Athletes who withdraw for any reason less than 14 days before the event are not eligible for a refund
• NOTE: where there is a waitlist and a withdrawn athlete can be replaced, the withdrawing athlete is eligible for a 75% refund


Hale Compound Conditioning, 27 Osborne Street, Christchurch

Weight Categories



This event will abide by all applicable IWF and WNZ rules and regulations.


Entry Fee