2017 National Events

The latest information regarding all 2017 OWNZ National Championship Events

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2017 North Island Championships/NZ Selection Trial Event

Event Newsletter/Logo/Poster

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Event Poster - PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW & DOWNLOAD

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Hosting Club

This event will be delivered by Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand

Competition Dates

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2017

Event Venue & Address

Kolmar Facility (Papatoetoe Olympic Weightlifting Club Rooms), Papatoetoe, Auckland

Schedule, Start Lists & Event Information

FINAL Competition Schedule – CLICK HERE

FINAL Start Lists – CLICK HERE

Event Information Booklet – CLICK HERE

Qualification Criteria

An athlete wishing to enter this competition must compete in a minimum of one OWNZ sanctioned competition between 01/01/2017  & 15/05/2017.

Results

Please CLICK HERE to view the events results page.

2017 South Island Championships

Hosting Club

Southland Olympic Weightlifting Club

Competition Dates

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July 2017

Event Venue & Address

CrossFit Wild South, 117 Crinan Street, Appleby, Invercargill

Qualification Criteria

An athlete wishing to enter this competition must compete in a minimum of one OWNZ sanctioned competition between 01/01/2017 & 10/06/2017.

Event Details

EVENT NEWSLETTERCLICK HERE

Preliminary Competition Schedule & Info Booklet – CLICK HERE

Preliminary Start Lists – CLICK HERE

Bar Loading Roster – CLICK HERE

Event Results

Please CLICK HERE to view the events results page.

Contacts

Southland Olympic Weightlifting Details

Barbara Grieve: barb.timeout@xtra.co.nz

Event Coordinator

Ruth Anderson Horrell: randersonhorrell@gmail.com

2017 National Secondary School Championships

Rules & Regulations

We advise all coaches, parents & school teachers to read the Rules & Regulations for this event.

This document contains information on the following:

  • Age Group Categories
  • Bodyweight Classes
  • Qualifying Requirements
  • Titles, Medals & Team Competition Rules
  • Uniform Requirements
  • Contact Information

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ

Upper North Island Event

Hosting Club – Northland Olympic Weightlifting Club

Location: Whangarei

Address: 17 Finlayson Street, Whangarei

Competition Date: Saturday 26th August 2017

Lower North & South Island Event

Hosting Club: 41 Degrees Weightlifting Club

Location: Wellington

Address: MaD Strength & Conditioning, 58 Victoria Street, Petone, Lower Hutt

Competition Date: Sunday 20th August 2017

Entry Details

WELLINGTON Entry Form – CLICK HERE

WHANGAREI Entry Form – CLICK HERE

TEAM Entry FormCLICK HERE

Close of Entries – Friday 4th August

Entry Cost - $20 per student

Contacts

Upper North Island – Jake Lawgun –  jvlawgun@xtra.co.nz

Lower North Island – Matt Dyson – info@41degreeswlc.co.nz

Event Poster

Download Poster – CLICK HERE

Event Categories

Age Groups
Competitors at this event will be divided into two separate age groups. Age groups are decided using the athletes age at 31st December 2017.

These are:
1. Athletes aged 15 years and under
2. Athletes aged over 15 years

Regional Titles and Medals
The hosting clubs will calculate the final rankings at their events and award athletes with medals and certificates that recognize their title within the region.

Titles will be awarded on the basis of age group, gender and bodyweight class.

Best Male and Female Athlete Competition
The hosting clubs will calculate and award a prize to the best female and best male athlete chosen by using the Sinclair formula.

National Titles and Medals
Following the conclusion of the competitions, the results will be collated by OWNZ. National titles will be awarded on the basis of age group, gender and body weight class.

OWNZ will send Medals and certificates to participating schools in recognition of athletes National Titles.

A special award for the best female and best male athlete will also be presented based off Sinclair formula.

School Teams Competition

Schools are encouraged to participate and submit team entries (if required) for the Secondary School Team Competition.

There is no minimum requirement to make a team.

  • All individual entries automatically become part of the Secondary Schools Team.
  • The only teams that need to be declared (via a Team Entry Form) are those who have a greater number of entries than the competition allows.

Team entries allow the following:

  • Men’s: A maximum of 8 men per team (with no more than two per bodyweight class)
  • Women’s: A maximum of 8 women per team (with no more than two per bodyweight class)

Entry Criteria

All athletes MUST satisfy the following THREE requirements set by the NZ Secondary Schools Sports Council:

  1. Be enrolled as a bona fide (Year 9 or above) student at the school of representation and studying at least 80% of a programme that is part of the timetable provided by the school for at least four weeks immediately prior to the event
  2. Have a satisfactory attendance record at the school (final decision will be made at the Principals discretion)
  3. Have reached a maximum of 18 years of at 1st January 2017

All athletes MUST satisfy the following three requirements set by OWNZ:

  1. Be a registered member of OWNZ; with all 2017 membership fees paid.
  2. Have reached a minimum age of 12 years at 1st January 2017
  3. Not be banned from any other sport in any country of the world because of a doping offence.

Note:
A dispensation may be given to athletes who are under 12 years of age on 1st January 2017 provided they can demonstrate a record of lifting in club competition prior to this event.

Applications should be made in writing to info@olympicweightlifting.nz

Citizenship Requirements
Athletes MUST be New Zealand citizens to be eligible for National titles and/or earn team points.

Athletes who are not New Zealand Citizens OR are registered members of another National Weightlifting Federation may enter the National Secondary School Championships but MUST:

  1. Compete as a Guest Competitor
  2. Supply info@olympicweightlifting.nz with written permission to compete from the National Weightlifting Federation that holds their membership.

Exceptional Circumstances

Athletes who are faced with exceptional circumstances may apply to OWNZ for dispensation from the official qualifying requirements.

Applications for dispensation from the qualifying requirements should be submitted to info@olympicweightlifting.nz

Event Results

Please CLICK HERE to view the events results page.

2017 National Junior & Senior Championships

Hosting Club

This event is hosted by Otago Weightlifting

Competition Dates

 Friday 6th, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October 2017

Event Venue & Address

Edgar Centre – More FM Arena
116 Portsmouth Drive, Dunedin

Event Information Booklet – MUST READ

For information and links to the following please CLICK HERE!

  • Event Details (Competition details, Verification Of Entries, AGM, Prize Giving etc)
  • Preliminary Event Schedule – CLICK HERE
  • Preliminary Start Lists – Male CLICK HERE & Female CLICK HERE

Qualification Criteria

Athletes wishing to enter and compete in the 2017 National Junior & Senior Championships must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be an OWNZ financial member BEFORE they compete in an OWNZ sanctioned competition.
  2. Lift the qualification standards in an OWNZ sanctioned competition between the qualification period of 01/01/2017 – 03/09/2017. Qualification standards can be found below.
  3. Youth lifters are eligible to enter and compete for the Junior/Senior medal providing Junior/Senior qualifying standards have been achieved.

Qualification Standards

Senior Men & Women – C Grade

Junior Men & Women – D Grade

2017 Grading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contacts

Event Coordinator: Shanaya Allan
Club: Otago Weightlifting
Email: otago.olympicweightlifting@gmail.com

Event Results

Please CLICK HERE to view the events results page.

2017 National Masters Championships

Hosting Club

Nelson Weightlifting Club

Competition Dates

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th December 2017

Event Venue

Results Gym, Nelson

Qualification Criteria

An athlete wishing to enter this competition must compete in a minimum of one OWNZ sanctioned competition between 01/01/2017 & close of entries.

Entry Details

Entry Form – CLICK HERE

Close of Entries – 6pm Sunday 19th November 2017

Entry Cost – $60

Contacts

Club Host: Nelson Weightlifting Club

Club Contact: Ed Keene

Contact Email: cpedk@slingshot.co.nz