The 2019 dates will be posted in February, please join our mailing list to automatically receive an email once the dates have been announced.
The Bay State Games Weightlifting competition will also serve as the New England LWC Championship. Participants in the Bay State Games who are also members of the NELWC will automatically be entered into the New England LWC championship competition. Separate awards will be given for BSG and the New England LWC championship.
In addition, Bay State Games and the NELWC will present men's and women's team awards in both competitions. '
Youth 1: Age 9 - 12
Youth 2: Age 13 - 17
Junior: Age 18 - 20
Open: Age 21 - 34
Masters: Age 35+
All ages as of December 31, 2019
Athletes must meet at least one of the following criteria:
A full-time resident of MA, ME, NH, RI, or VT
A full-time student of an academic institution in Massachusetts
A full-time member of a Massachusetts Weightlifting Club
For weight classes and registration codes please click here
The final schedule of weight classes by day will be posted closer to the event date.
This is a snatch, clean and jerk competition with three attempts at each lift. The best snatch, clean and jerk will be combined for a total score.
This will be a sanctioned competition by USA Weightlifting.
The sanction for the Bay State Games will be posted once received.
The sanction for the New England LWC Championships will be posted once received.
USA Weightlifting Federation Rules apply to the competition.