WEIGHTLIFTING SCOTLAND (WLS)

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The Start List for the UK Masters Open Can Be Downloaded By Clicking On The Link Below

UK Masters Open Start List

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Well Done Scotland ...Won the Celtic Championships 2 years running.....

Results will be online soon.

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To meet guidelines from Sport Scotland, National Governing Bodies must have a robust Child and Vulnerable Groups Protection Policy in place. To do this it is required that all Coaches and Officials taking part in Weightlifting Scotland competitions must be registered on the PVG Scheme as a member of Weightlifting Scotland. The board have taken the decision that all Coaches and Officials must have a PVG form completed and given to our Child Protection Officer Gill Morrogh Bernard by the 1st of July 2017. Any Coach or Official failing to do this will not be allowed to Coach or Officiate at WLS competitions until they have completed a Disclosure check. 

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Weightlifting Scotland will be untertaking steps to ensure that every coach , assistant coach , referee and
technical official is a member of the PVG Scheme and be registered to undertake
regulated work on behalf of Weightlifting Scotland. When implemented anyone not registered that should be will not be able to coach or officiate at any Weightifting Scotland Competitions and clubs will be advised not to allow unregistered coaching within their club.

We would appreciate if all clubs and individuals currently active within Weightlifting Scotland would start making preparations to distribute any application forms within your club.

Existing members of the PVG Scheme for other activities require a separate
form from new applicants , applications will be rejected if the incorrect form is submitted.

We will send out applications which are free to submit for volunteers and the Code of Practice
will be strictly adhered to.

If you have any questions then please contact our Protection Officer Gill Morrogh Bernard on email at g.morroghbernard@btinternet.com

What are PVGs
The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) membership scheme is managed by Disclosure Scotland. It helps makes sure people whose behaviour makes them unsuitable to work with children and/or protected adults, cannot do 'regulated work' with these vulnerable groups.When someone applies to join the scheme, Disclosure Scotland carries out criminal record checks and shares the results with individuals and organisations.The application process involves gathering criminal record and other relevant information, which is always shared with the employer.

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Weightlifting Scotland Application Forms 2017 - Links on the Left

The Membership and Club Membership costs for 2017 have been increased (these fees have not been increased in a number of years) and you will see these on the forms above when you download them and this increase will start from Jan 1st 2017 and will help towards administration of the sport and to run National Senior & Junior squads and take teams to International competitions.

Download the above forms for individual or unattached memberships and also the form to affiliate your club for 2017......you can save the form (word document) to your computer and then fill it in and reattach the form to an email and send it to the email stated on the form with your photo and your confirmation of payment if paying by bank transfer......if paying by cheque or postal order please send all the forms and cheque to the address on the form and fully filled out or the application will be rejected.

If you take the chance of sending membership applications with cash then Weightlifting Scotland will not be held responsible if your cash goes missing in the post.

PLEASE DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS BY REGISTERED POST OR RECORDED DELIVERY AS THEY CANNOT BE SIGNED FOR OR PICKED UP FROM THE POST OFFICE.

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Please Note: Weightlifting Scotland only recognise Masters Events Run by Weightlifting Scotland, these Masters competitions are included on our events page. Any other group or club running Masters events in Scotland will not have their results or records recognised or be on Weightlifting Scotland Rankings.

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Events List 2018

The events list for 2018 will be online soon, most of the Scottish competitions have yet to be allocated so if your club wishes to organise any please get in touch with Alex Phillips by completing and sending the form below

The form below is for anyone wishing to run any weightlifting competitions on behalf of Weightlifting Scotland.

If you want to apply to hold any of our competitions in 2018 then please look at our Calendar of Events and decide which Scottish event you would like to run and then apply with the form by clicking here.

Please Note: if any club runs any competition without the consent of Weightlifting Scotland then your results and any records that may be broken will not be sanctioned by us and they will also not be included on any rankings so please always apply to us using the above form to run your competition whether it is just a club comp or University comp etc.

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WADA Prohibited List 2017

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International Weightlifting Ferderation Rules & Regulations Booklet

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WLS T-Shirts & Zoodies

Weightlifting Scotland now have T-Shirts and Zoodies for sale, if you would like to purchase anything please see the Clothing Link on the left

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