Mettle Open - October 19th, 2019


Mettle Open - October 19th, 2019


Join us in October at Mettle Performance Training Centre in Regina, SK for the Mettle Open. Participants will need a valid 2019/2020 membership, which can be purchased at

Deadline to register for this competition is Friday October 11th, 2019.

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1          TITLE:              Mettle Open

2          DATE:              Saturday, October 19, 2019

3          ORGANIZED BY:

            Corey Chandler

4          SANCTIONED BY:

            Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association (SWA)


            Mettle Performance Training Centre

            2301 7th Ave, Regina, SK S4R 1C6

            Phone: (306) 757-0595

6          EVENTS:

6.1       Women: 45, 49, 55, 59, 64, 71, 76, 81, 87, 87+

6.2       Men: 55, 61, 67, 73, 81, 89, 96, 102, 109, 109+


7.1       An athlete participating in a SWA competition must be;

●     Duly affiliated member of the Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association (memberships may be purchased on site of competition or online at

●     A member in good standing with the Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association

7.2              Speakers and Timekeepers must be Category 4 or higher referees

7.3              Technical operators need no referee qualifications

7.4              The maximum amount of athletes participating at this Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association competition is 75.  This is an agreed upon limit due to the limits of the organizing committee.  

8                    ENTRIES:

8.1              Registration can be completed at the Saskatchewan Weightlifting Association website –

8.2              If questions or concerns regarding the competition please contact SWA at


9.1              The competition rules will be governed by IWF Technical Rules (IWF Handbook 2019) – found here -

10                EQUIPMENT:

10.1          Warm-up room: Same floor and room as competition platform (will be curtained off and separated from the competition platform.

10.2          Warm-up platforms: multiple warm-up platforms will be made available

10.3          Warm-up barbells: Eleiko, York, and Rogue men and women’s barbells are available

10.4          Competition stage level: floor level

10.5          Competition platform: Regulation

10.6          Competition barbell: Men’s and Women’s Eleiko barbells

10.7          Referee light: Uesaka Electronic System

10.8          Scoreboard: Electronic System

10.9          Attempt board: Electronic System

10.10      Clock: Electronic System

10.11      Scales:  Electronic scale

11                DOPING:

11.1          This competition IS NOT subject to in-competition drug testing administered by the Canadian Center for Ethics in Sport.  All athletes and coaches are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the applicable rules and procedures.  For more information visit

12                AWARDS:

12.1          Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded for the total in each category

12.2          A zero in the snatch does not eliminate athletes from the competition.  Athletes are allowed to continue in the clean and jerk.


13.1          Entry fee (athletes only): $35 if you have not purchased a SWA membership you must do so at unless competing from out of province.

13.2          Referees and Officials: Free

**All registration and memberships must be purchased on the SWA website as cash and cheque will not be accepted at the competition site.

14                SCHEDULE AND DEADLINES:

14.1     Friday October 11th, 2019                  Last day to register online for competition

14.2     Tuesday, October 15th, 2019           Distribution of FINAL competition regulations

14.3     Saturday, October 19th, 2019         Mettle Open