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March 23, 2017
23 Mar 2017

British Weightlifting Event Birmingham – The Rigs Fitness Open

The Rigs Fitness Open – British Weightlifting Competition – Saturday 20th May 2017

Weightlifting Competition Birmingham

An official Tier 3 British Weightlifting event held at Birmingham’s Multi Award Winning Gym, Rigs Fitness. Featuring both male and female weightlifters from all weight categories, lifting will start at 10am on Saturday 20th May. This will count as a qualifying event for Tiers 1+2 and standard BWL TCRR will apply throughout.


You will have to apply to lift using the BARS (non BARS entries will not be recognised), there are no prerequisites to lift in this competition other than you have to be an official BWL member. Minimum lifting age is 15 (if you have been 14 at any point in 2017 you will not be eligible to lift).

Entries for the event are now open – CLICK HERE TO ENTER (entires close at midnight 7th May)


All lifters are encouraged to bring friends, family and fans along to this event. All spectators will be charged £7.50 entry and this will grant you access to the competition all day (from 10am – 6pm). There will be hot and cold refreshments available to buy on the day as well.

Spectator tickets can be purchased using card or cash from reception at Rigs Fitness and are on sale now – these will be available to buy on the day. Alternatively or you can buy them online prior to the event. CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE TICKET LINK (Spectator tickets are limited and will likely sell out for this day so get yours ASAP to avoid disappointment)

For more information about the venue please visit The Rigs Fitness Website

For more information about the event and spectator tickets please visit our ticket website

Any further questions please get in touch with event day organiser Sam Smith (

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