2020 Fixtures

IAWA (UK) Fixtures 2020

Entry Fees are £15 (Except World Championships / Gold Cup)

Lifters MUST be members of IAWA (UK) to take part.

Send entry details and fees to the promoter 2 weeks before.

8th February – British Grip Championships

Promoter: Mark Haydock Email: haydockconverters@gmail.com
Venue: Spring Bank Farm, Goosefoot Lane, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UU

Lifts: 2 Hands Pinch Lift, 2″ Bar Deadlift, The Shanks Lift

7th March – Midlands Open All Round Championships

Promoter: Chris Bass – Tel: 01472 250918 Email: Chris.bass@havengym.org.uk
Venue: Haven Gym, Haycroft Avenue, Grimsby, DN31 2PF.

Lifts: 1 Hand Snatch, Continental Clean & Jerk, Front Squat

CANCELLED (date changed) 5th April – British Power Championships

Promoters: Selina Dorn & Steve Gardner – Tel: (Steve) 07960960509 Email: stevegardneruk@gmail.com
Venue: Paragon Martial Arts Acedemy, 134-136 Bath Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8FF

Lifts: SquatBench PressDeadlift

CANCELLED 2nd May – The Scottish Open Championships

Promoter: Andy Tomlin – Tel: 07531046662 Email: andytomlin91@yahoo.co.uk                                        Venue: Glasgow (to be confirmed)

Lifts: Barbell Cheat Curl, Pullover & Press, One Hand Dumbbell Deadlift  

CANCELLED 6th June – British All-Round Championship

Promoter: Paul Barette – Tel: 01323 726833 Email: iawa@metamorfit.co.uk
Venue: MetamorFIT, 5F Southbourne Business Park, Courtlands Rd, Eastbourne, BN22 8UY

Lifts: Clean & Press Behind Neck, Pullover & Press, Straddle Deadlift

CANCELLED 4th July – British Olympic Championships

Promoter: Steve Gardner (Pete Tryner assisting) Tel: 07960960509 Email: stevegardneruk@gmail.com
Venue: Unit 7 Maltings Ind Estate, Derby Rd, Burton, Staffs, DE14 1RN

Lifts: PressSnatchClean and Jerk  

CANCELLED 18th July – Old Time Strongman Postal Championship

Promoters: Scotland – Andy Tomlin & Matthew Finkle, Wales – Neil Keddy, England – Steve Gardner

Lifts: Cyr Press, Habecker Lift, Goerner Stroll

Further information – Click Here                                                           

CANCELLED 8th August – British Single Arm Championships

Promoter: Frank Allen (Steve Andrews assisting) Tel: 01162 676918 Email: viv.andrews@btinternet.com
Venue: Birstall Village Hall, Birstall Road, Leicester, LE4 4DH

Lifts: One Hand SnatchOne Hand Clean & Jerk (opposite hand), OH Deadlift                  

CANCELLED World Postal Championships

Promoter: Al Myers (USA) – Results to be submitted by the end of August.
Lifts: Clean & Press, One Hand Snatch, Power Row, One Hand Deadlift

CANCELLED 5th September – Welsh Open Championships

Pomoter: Neil Keddy Tel: 07305985461 Email: neil.keddy77@gmail.com
Venue: Aberavon Community Centre, Mitchna St. Port Talbot SA12 6UH

Lifts: 2″ Bar Clean & Jerk, Steinborn Lift, The Shanks Lift

CANCELLED 3rd-4th October  – IAWA World Championships

Promoter: Denny Habecker – E Mail: liftingliar@comcast.net
Venue: Acernus Crossfit, 100 N Harris St, Cleona, PA 17042, USA

Lifts: Day 1: Clean & Press, One Hand Snatch, Power Row, One Hand Deadlift

Lifts: Day 2: Barbell Cheat Curl, Pullover & Push, 2×2″ Vertical Bars Lift

CANCELLED 7th November.- IAWA Gold Cup

Promoter: Stevie Shanks (Steve Gardner assisting) Tel: 07818455573                                                  Email: stevieshanks45@gmail.com
Venue: Valley Leisure Centre, 67 Church Rd, Newtownabbey, Belfast, NI, BT36 7LS

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5th December – IAWA(UK) AGM 12pm – Hosted by Frank Allen – Tel: 0116 267 6918

Venue: 11 Orchard Road, Birstall, Leicester LE4 4GB

Click here for the meeting notes


Venue: MetamorFIT, 5F Southbourne Business Park, Courtlands Rd, Eastbourne BN22 8UY
Promoter: Paul Barette   Tel: 01323726833   Email: iawa@metamorfit.co.uk

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POSTPONED Sunday 22nd March   –  Southern Counties Champs

Lifts: 2″ Bar Snatch, Pullover at Arms Length, One Hand Hacklift

CANCELLED Sunday 26th July  –    Southern Cup      

Lifts: Lunge Squat, Alternate Grip Bench Press, Power Row

CANCELLED Sunday 22nd November  –   Southern Grip Champs.

Lifts: One Hand 1″ Vertical Bar Lift, Dumbbell Walk, Middle Fingers Straddle DL

Venue: Hailsham or TBC

Promoters: Phil Crisp & Nick Swain  Email: phillipecrisp@yahoo.com

CANCELLED Sunday 17th May – Southern Shield

Lifts: One Hand Dumbbell Press, 2×2″ Vertical Bars Lift, One Hand Deadlift

CANCELLED Sunday 21st June – Southern Strength Show

Strongman Competition and IAWA Records Event

CANCELLED Sunday 23rd August – Southern All-Round Championships

Lifts: 2 Hand Pinch Grip, Pullover at Arms Length, Cheat Curl



(Leg 1 by =End Jan   2=End Mar   3=End May   4=End July   5=End Sept   6=End Nov)

Leg 1 Pullover & Press, Continental Clean to Belt, Stiff Legged Deadlift, Pullover at Arms Length

CANCELLED Leg 2 One Hand Snatch, Continental Clean & Jerk, Front Squat, Recangular Fix

CANCELLED Leg 3 SquatBench PressDeadlift, Lateral Raise Standing

CANCELLED Leg 4 PressSnatchClean & Jerk, Power Row

CANCELLED Leg1 Hand Snatch1 Hand Clean & Jerk (opposite hand), 1 Hand Deadlift, Cheat Curl

CANCELLED Leg 6 2 Dumbbells Press, 2 Dumbbells Clean & Jerk, 2 Dumbbells Swing, Crucifix


Provisional – 2021 World Championships: USA – Denny Habecker

Provisional – 2021 IAWA Gold Cup: Northern Ireland – Stevie Shanks & Steve Gardner

2022 Worlds Championships:  Australia – Peter Phillips
2022 IAWA Gold Cup: Eastbourne, England – Paul Barette