2022 Fixtures


Unless Stated Otherwise: Lifters must be IAWA(UK) Members to Enter

Competitions Weigh in Times are 10am to 11.30 am and Lifting Starts at 12pm

Entry Fees are £15 payable to the Promoter Closing date for Entries is 2 Weeks before the event!

Red Highlighted Lifts Contain Links to the Lift Being Performed on our YouTube Channel.


Saturday February 12th – The British Grip Championships

Promoter: Mark Haydock Email: haydockconverters@gmail.com

Venue: Spring Bank Farm, Goosefoot Lane, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UU

Lifts: Rim Lift(E33), Two Hands Pinch Lift(F1), 2″ Bar Barbell Snatch(F21), 2 x Dumbbells Deadlift(G5)


Saturday March 12th – The Midlands (Open) All Round Competition

Promoter: Chris Bass – Tel: 01472 250918 Email: Chris.bass@havengym.org.uk

Venue: Haven Gym, Haycroft Avenue, Grimsby, DN31 2PF

Lifts: One Hand Snatch(B24), Continental Clean & Jerk(B30), Front squat(D1)


Saturday April 9th – The British Powerlifting Championships

Promoter: Paul Barette – Tel: 01323 726833 Email: iawa@metamorfit.co.uk

Venue: MetamorFIT, 5F Southbourne Business Park, Courtlands Rd, Eastbourne, BN22 8UY

Lifts: Squat(A2), Bench Press(A3), Deadlift(A1)


Saturday May 7th – The Welsh Open Disability Competition

Promoter: Neil Keddy Tel: 07305985461 Email: neil.keddy77@gmail.com

Venue: Aberavon Community Centre, Mitchna St. Port Talbot SA12 6UH

Seated Lifts : Deadlift – One Hand Dumbbell Press – Bench Press (Para bench)

Standing Lifts: Deadlift – One Hand Dumbbell Press -Bench Press (Para bench)

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Saturday June 11th – The British All Round Championships

Promoter: Chris Bass – Tel: 01472 250918 Email: Chris.bass@havengym.org.uk

Venue: Haven Gym, Haycroft Avenue, Grimsby, DN31 2PF

Lifts: Pullover & Press(B41), Continental to Belt(B45), Stiff Leg Deadlift(C3) [results]


Saturday July 9th – The British Olympics Championships

Promoter: Steve Gardner and Pete Tryner Tel Steve: 07960960509 Email: stevegardneruk@gmail.com

Venue: Unit 7 Maltings Ind Estate, Derby Rd, Burton on Trent, Staffs, DE14 1RN

Lifts: Press(B1), Snatch(A4), Clean and Jerk(A5)


Saturday August 13th – The British Single Arm Championships

Promoter: Mark Haydock Email: haydockconverters@gmail.com

Venue: Spring Bank Farm, Goosefoot Lane, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UU

Lifts: One Hand Snatch(B24), Opposite Hand Clean and Jerk(B25), One Hand Deadlift(C7)


The World Postal Championships (The Andy Goddard Memorial)

Promoter: Al Myers (USA) – Results to be submitted to Al by the end of August: bluestemvet@tctelco.net

Lifts: Clean & Press(B1), Continental Snatch(B46), Cheat Curl(E6), One Hand Deadlift(C7)


Saturday 3rd September – The Welsh Open Championship

Promoter: Neil Keddy Tel: 07305985461 Email: neil.keddy77@gmail.com

Venue: Aberavon Community Centre, Mitchna St. Port Talbot SA12 6UH

Lifts: Pullover and Press(B41), Zercher(E1), Trapbar Deadlift(F12)

Sunday 4th September – The British Disability Championships

Promoter / Venue – as above

Seated: 2″ Bar Deadlift, Barbell Press, Pullover and Press

Standing: 2″ Bar Deadlift, Barbell Clean and Press, Pullover and Press


1st & 2nd 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(B1), Continental Snatch(B46), Cheat Curl(E6), One Hand Deadlift(C7)

Lifts: Day 2: Continental Clean & Jerk(B30), Pullover & Push(B43), 2×2″ Vertical Bars Lift(F26)

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Saturday 5th November – IAWA Gold Cup

Promoters: Stevie Shanks and Steve Gardner Tel Stevie: 07818455573 Email: stevieshanks45@gmail.com

Venue: The Lansdowne Hotel 657-659 Antrim Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT15 4EF


Saturday 3rd December (11am) – IAWA(UK) AGM

Hosted by Steve Andrews – Contact: Tel. 01162 717781 Email. viv.andrews@btinternet.com

Venue: 6 Highleys Drive, Oadby, Leicester LE2 5TL


Southern Fixtures

Promoter: Paul Barette Tel: 01323 726833 Email: iawa@iawametamorfit.co.uk

Venue: MetamorFIT, Unit 5F Southbourne Business Park, Courtlands Rd, Eastbourne, BN22 8UY

Weigh in times 9am-10.30am – Lifting starts 11am

You can enter via PayPal by clicking this link


Sunday 27th February – Southern Counties Championship

Lifts: Alternate Grip Clean & Press(B10), 1 Hand Dumbbell Snatch(G4), 2″ Bar Deadlift(F20)


Sunday 22nd May – Southern Shield

Lifts: 2″ Bar Clean & Press(F27), Bench Press (feet in air)(B35), Steinborn(E9) [results]


Sunday 24th July – Southern Cup

Lifts: 1 Hand Dumbbell Swing(G16), Snatch From Hang(B3), Trap Bar Deadlift(F12)


Sunday 20th November – Southern Grip

Lifts: 1 Hand 2″ Vertical Bar(F2), One Hand Thumbless Deadlift (opposite hand)(C4), 2 Hands Fulton Dumbbell Deadlift(G20)


The 2022 Postal League – (Leg 1 = End Jan Leg 2=End Mar 3=End May 4=End July 5=End Sept 6=End Nov)

League Coordinator: Chris Bass – Tel: 01472 250918 Email: Chris.bass@havengym.org.uk

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Leg 1: 2 Dumbbells Press(G2), 2 Dumbbells Clean & Jerk(G8), 2 Dumbbells Swing(G17), Crucifix(G18) [results]

Leg 2: One Hand Snatch(B24), Continental Clean & Jerk(B30), Front Squat(D1), Rectangular Fix(E3) [results]

Leg 3: Squat(A2), Bench Press(A3), Deadlift(A1), Lateral Raise Standing(G14) [results]

Leg 4: Pullover & Press(B41), Continental Clean to Belt(B45), Stiff Legged Deadlift(C3), Cheat Curl(E6)

Leg 5: Press(B1), Snatch(A4), Clean & Jerk(A5), Power Row(E37)

Leg 6: 1 Hand Snatch(B24), 1 Hand Clean & Jerk(B25) (opposite hand), 1 Hand Deadlift(C7), Pullover at Arms-Length(E11)


Looking Ahead:

2023 World Championship – Australia – Peter Phillips

2023 Gold Cup – Eastbourne, England – Paul Barette