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The Illinois State Championship meet will be held October 30-31, 2021 in conjunction with the Mid-American Championships. Entries will be strictly capped at 120 lifters and a wait list will be maintained as needed. Registration will open August 02 2021 and close October 04 2021. Use the “LOCAL WGT EVENTS” menu item to see meet details and to register.


The annual Illinois LWC In-Person Meeting, with time for open questions, will be held on October 30 at the time of the first weigh on at the IL State Championship meet.  We hope to see you there.


The Illinois LWC owns a set of Eleiko competition certified barbells (15kg & 20kg), kilogram bumpers ( 4 25kg, 2 20kg, 2 15kg, and 2 10kg discs ), a set of kilogram change plates, competition collars, a 5kg barbell, a set of 2.5 / 5kg technique plates, a set of referee flags and a certified scale for weigh ins that are available to clubs to rent for $100 for the set. We also own a full size wooden competition platform available to rent for an additional $100 for any Illinois competition. Please contact Gwen for more information or if you want to rent any of our equipment.

We encourage any club to host a meet – large, small, open to just your club, or open to anyone – any time you want to. Feel free to contact any LWC board member if you have any questions about how to host a meet. We are here to help in any way we can.

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