1. WEEKEND PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2018

Friday 27th July 2018 – Afternoon / Evening 

RULES BRIEFING & COACHING CLINIC FOR LIFTERS

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE  !

Time: 4pm to 6pm coaching clinic, with Rules Briefing To Finish Starting At 6pm. Competition scales will be available at the venue during these times and any concerns over kit may be addressed. 

Chris Morgan and Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club will be hosting this free coaching session for lifters.

Venue: Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club, 229 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6AB, (Nearest Tube Station, Bethnal Green)

www.bgwlc.co.uk

 

Saturday 28th July 2018 – Daytime

POWERLIFTING COMPETITION

Weigh In Time 8am to 9.30am, ALL lifters must present themselves to scales before 9am, with furthre 30 minutes to re-weighs. 

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE !

LGBT International Powerlifting Championships – London 2018

THIS IS A NON SANCTIONED EVENT

On this occasion we are using Internationally Recognized Rules, weight classes and age groups with the following amendments.

Closed Category for members of any internationally recognised drug tested Powerlifting or strength Federation.

Open Category for Powerlifters of other Federations and lifters who do not currently belong to any Powerlifting Federation. (Please note: HIV Positive athletes on medications and Trans athletes should enter the open category).

Novice Category for lifters that have never competed in ANY powerlifting competition before.

*Announcement coming soon relevant to Non Binary and Intersex Participants prior to registration opening.

Please Note: There are no qualifying standards for this competition. All lifters are welcome regardless of experience, ability, sexuality, gender or health status.

Competition Day – Please note all events will run at the same time.

Athletes will either enter Full Power or up to two Single Lift events as we plan to run flights “Back to Back”!

Full Powerlifting (Equipped & Unequipped)
Single Lift Squat (Equipped & Unequipped)
Single Lift Bench (Equipped & Unequipped)
Single Lift Deadlift (Equipped & Unequipped)

Venue: Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club, 229 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6AB, (Neareat Tube Station Bethnal Green)

www.bgwlc.co.uk

 

Saturday 28th July 2017 – Athletes Meal

ATHLETES MEAL 

(PEOPLE ATTENDING THIS EVENT PAY FOR MEAL AT RESTAURANT – NOT INCLUDED IN WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE)

Chris & Dom are exploring options already for 2018, this was our meal venue last year and around 40 people feasted and had a wonderful time. Final venue to be confirmed !

https://www.byronhamburgers.com/shoreditch/

Please indicate if you would like to attend an after competition meal on your registration form. We have booked tables at Byrons for 8pm, witha view to eating at 8.30pm,. Menu includes Burgers, Chicken, Salads, Veggie Options and Great Sides.

Meet up with friends both new and old at the Athletes Meal

Venue:  Byron’s, 34 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E1 6HT (Nearest Tube Station Bethnal Green)

Sunday 29th July 2017 – Afternoon

LGBT POWERLIFTING CONGRESS

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE !

Event time: 1pm to 5pm

Venue: Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club, 229 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6AB, (Nearest Tube Station Bethnal Green)

www.bgwlc.co.uk

Free Event: Included In Weekend Registration Fee

LGBT Powerlifting Congress – to discuss the future of LGBT Powerlifting

This meeting is to discuss us all working together towards powerlifting once again being part of Gay Games 2022 and also to assess other cities to bid for future LGBT International Powerlifting Championships in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

London was the host city for both 2017 and is again 2018 to give us the best opportunity of uniting as a group.

Congress Agenda will be published in our Facebook Group on Sunday 22rd July and will be available at the venue on the 27th and 28th July,

Sunday 28th July 2017 – Evening

CLOSING PARTY – BBQ & HORSE MEAT DISCO 

THIS EVENT IS INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND REGISTRATION FEE ! (Free Admission to Horse Meat Disco & Free Burger BBQ courtesy of our sponsors Eagle Bar)

BBQ 8pm to 10pm and Party 10pm to 3am

Venue: The Eagle Bar, Vauxhall Gay Village, 349 Kennington Ln, London SE11 5QY (Nearest Tube Station, Vauxhall)

Mark Oakley and Horse Meat Disco are once again our partners for the closing party of the LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2017. Horse Meat Disco is world renowned for their Sunday night disco session in London at Eagle Bar. This year we will be inviting our friends from Out For Sport London to join us for their Gay Games Paris send of party.

www.eaglelondon.com 

https://www.eaglelondon.com/horsemeatdisco

https://soundcloud.com/horse-meat-discowww.eaglelondon.com/horse-meat-disco

We are very grateful for their sponsorship and support.