Weightlifting & Para Powerlifting regulations for 2020 - 21 | Published 17 March

WPP i The BUCS Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting Championships shall be conducted in accordance with the following BUCS sport specific regulations, the BUCS general regulations, the British Weight Lifting (BWL) Technical & Competition Rules and Regulations and, in the case of the Para Powerlifting Championships, the World Para Powerlifting (WPPO) Technical Rules and Regulations. Further event specific requirements, rules, and regulations will be contained within the entry and pre-event information for each Championship.

WPP i.i For both the Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting Championships, the British Weight Lifting Transgender and Transexual Policy (2019) shall be followed.

WPP ii In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.

WPP iii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the British Weight Lifting (BWL) Technical & Competition Rules and Regulations or, in the case of the Para Powerlifting Championships, the World Para Powerlifting (WPPO) Technical Rules and Regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.


WPP 1 Championships BUCS will host annually a Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting Championships. The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers. All competition specific event information will be available in the event entry information and pre-event information.

WPP 2 Disputes at events In line with REG 7.7, should a dispute occur at an event, the event appeal panel for Weightlifting and Para Powerlifting shall comprise of the Tournament Director (or equivalent) and a BUCS Staff Member.

WPP 3 Memberships British Weight Lifting (BWL) memberships are required by all competitors.

WPP 4 Eligibility BUCS REG 4 shall apply along with the eligibility requirements of the British Weight Lifting (BWL) Technical & Competition Rules and Regulations, with the exception that individuals are not required to have domiciled status in the UK or be in possession of, or eligible to apply for, a British passport.

WPP 5 Virtual Championships For the 2020-21 season the Championships shall be held virtually, with Addendum 2 to the British Weight Lifting (BWL) Technical & Competition Rules and Regulations for Pre-recorded Virtual Competitions being applied in addition to the standard rules and regulations listed above.

 

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