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New England LWC of USA Weightlifting (USAW) administers the sport of Olympic Weightlifting in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.  LWC Officers

Events

Check out upcoming events and competitions for the next 3 months in New England. Click here to view all events!

january 2018

30decallday01janalldayRWL ANNUAL WINTER WEIGHTLIFTING CAMP

13janalldayalldayJUNIORS-ONLY QUALIFIER IN VERMONT JANUARY 13

20janallday21alldayUSAW LEVEL 1 COACHING CERTIFICATION AT RWL

february 2018

17feballday18allday2018 ATLANTIC STATES OPEN

march 2018

17maralldayalldayRWL ST. PATTY'S DAY 2018 WEIGHTLIFTING COMPETITION

24marallday25alldaySPORTS PERFORMANCE COACHING CERT. IN VERMONT

Latest News

Below is our latest news from New England LWC. Click here to view more news!

10Jan 18

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH CERTIFICATION IN VERMONT, LATE MARCH

Posted January 10, 2018 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster Team Vermont Head Coach Chris Polakowski presents a USAW Sports Performance Coaching Course in Essex Junction, VT on March 24 and 25, 2018. For online registration, copy and paste link below to USAW website (or, there should be a "live" link on the Events Calendar of this website...click on "LEARN MORE"): https://webpoint.usaweightlifting.org/wp15/Events2/ViewEvt.wp?EventID=121653&isPopUp=true

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28Dec 17

THE “IS IT COLD ENUF FOR YA?!?” LWC NEWS ROUNDUP

UPDATES...DEC. 31, 2017...posted by Greg Laxer, Webmaster/Records Keeper ATLANTIC STATES ENTRY FORM AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD Here is a .PDF file from which to download and print out (!)--because your form must be snail-mailed to the Meet Director--the Entry Form for the 2018 Atlantic States Open, to be held in Salem, MA February 17 and 18. Note that first Weigh-Ins start later than usual (8:30 AM); this is to allow the host facility to hold some of its normal early morning activities despite our presence. And hey, maybe the temperature outside will get above zero before you weigh-in! (Kidding? I wish…

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08Sep 16

FIRST-TIMERS’ MEET RESULTS, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Posted September 8, 2016 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster Here are links to Official Results of Rumbler WL's (Head Coach, Tony Pica) inaugural event for newcomers to the sport, held August 20, 2016 in New Hampshire. Women's Results:   first-timers-meet-women Men's Results:   first-timers-meet-men

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27Jun 16

SUMMER SOLSTICE OPEN RESULTS

Posted June 27, 2016   The Official Results from the Summer Solstice Open meet, held June 19, 2016 at NoRisk CrossFit in Smithfield, Rhode Island are now available. NOTE: The file runs 23 pages, but only the first two pages are needed to study the Results. Click here:     …

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