Confirmed sports information and a link to on-line registration for the 2018 Bay State Games Weightlifting competition will be posted on this page in February or March of 2018. To receive an email when details and registration are available, please click on the link below to join our mailing list.



Saturday July 21, 2018 - Sunday July 22, 2018


UMass Boston - Boston, MA 

Entry Fee



New for 2017, 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. '


USA Weightlifting membership is not required to enter the competition but, is required to be considered for the New England Championship. Athletes not currently members of USA Weightlifting that would like to become members for the purposes of being considered for the New England Championship can go to the USA Weightlifting website HERE or call USA Weightlifting at 719-866-4508 for additional information. Once individuals are registered with USA Weightlifting they will also be registered with the New England Local Weightlifting committee and be eligible for the New England Championship


Youth:  Age 12 - 17
Junior:  Age 18 - 20
Open:  Age 21 - 34
Masters:  Age 35+

All ages as of December 31, 2018


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 

Weight Classes / Codes 

For weight classes and registration codes please click here

 Finals Schedule


Saturday, July 22


Sunday, July 23



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.

USA Weightlifting Sanction 

This will be a sanctioned competition by USA Weightlifting. Sanction #02-17-92768


USA Weightlifting Federation Rules apply to the competition 

State Games of America

All medalists in this event will qualify for the State Games of America in 2019 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.

Meet Director 

Denis Reno
Email Denis


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