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IWF-Masters Preliminary Entry System

This Preliminary Entry System will determine which athletes will be invited to compete in the 2019 IWF Masters World Championships in Montreal, Canada. All interested athletes must register in the Preliminary Entry System to be considered. To learn more about how the ranking and selection is performed, click here.

Click here to view the start list.

Final Schedule (PDF, updated 2019-08-19 15:00 UTC/11:00 EDT)

To submit withdrawals or changes in body-weight category, please contact

If you change your body-weight category, your minimum start total will be modified. Click here to view the table of start-total changes.

Start lists are now available.

The start lists for Montreal are available here.

All selections have been made.

2019-05-15 22:15 UTC
We have now sent e-mail invitations to the wait-listed entrants who are in 11th place within their categories. As of now, we do not anticipate any further invitations to be sent out.

All submitted and verified entries have now been ranked!

2019-05-13 05:00 UTC
Please direct all questions regarding hotel availability and letters of invitation to the competition organizers at, the official website of the 2019 World Championships. A few quick links:

2019-05-08 05:45 UTC
Access codes for final registration will be made available to National Chairs beginning on May 13.

2019-05-03 08:00 UTC
We have now sent the e-mail notifications to the weightlifters in 10th place or better within their categories. These messages will tell you what to do next. Check your inbox and spam/junk folders.

2019-05-02 14:15 UTC
The ranking process is complete. The top 820 weightlifters (everyone with a "category rank" of 10th or better) will be selected to register for the World Championships. All remaining entries are on a wait-list and may become eligible as openings become available. Individual athletes will be receiving e-mails with their results and further instructions in the next 24 hours.

2019-05-02 04:30 UTC
Registration closed at 12:00 UTC on 1 May 2019. The Preliminary Entry System received 951 verified submissions, which are visible at the links below.

Click here to see the rankings within each category.

Click here to see all entries in order of overall rank.

We are now in the process of notifying individual weightlifters with further instructions. If you submitted an entry, you'll be hearing from us soon!

Click here for a step-by-step guide to the entry process.

Deutsch: Schritt für Schritt - Anleitung für die Vorregistrierung.

Español: Proceso de inscripción: paso a paso.

Français: Instruction sur la procédure d’inscriptions.

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