As a member of the Ontario Weightlifting Association (OWA), we host and compete in officially sanctioned weightlifting meets at the club, provincial, national, and international level.

While many of our members at JustLift train for the sake of training, we still encourage all members with even a fleeting curiosity to give competition a try. This is because training for competition often provides just the right motivation to really take your abilities to the next level, bringing you closer to realizing your absolute potential.

As a part of our team, your training will be tailored to your individual needs, so that when you step on the platform you are at peak condition, ready to set new personal records as soon as your hands grasp the bar.

Competitors are are divided into Age and Weight categories.

Age Categories

Youth (17 and under)

Junior (20 and under)

Senior (Open)

Master (35 and up, divided by 5 yr spans)

Weight Categories (KG)

Men: 50Y*, 56, 62, 69, 77, 85, 94, 94+Y*, 105, 105+

Women: 44Y*, 48, 53, 58, 63, 69, 69+Y*, 75, 75+

Y* are IWF Youth weight categories.

OWA Membership

Members of the Competitive Weightlifting Team will be required to pay the Ontario Weightlifting Association annual membership fee of $75 in order to compete. The membership year runs from April 1st to March 31st of the following year. New members are permitted to pay a one time fee of $30 after December 1st.

Competition Information

All club members are required to wear team attire when attending competition. Team attire and uniforms are available for purchase at the club store.