Up for Bid: IWF 2018 Junior World Championships

By Connect Sports Staff, March 30, 2016

The International Weightlifting Federation is currently seeking bids to host its 2018 Junior World Championships. The event is expected to draw 300 athletes and lasts approximately 10 days. USA Weightlifting must accept the bid before presenting it to the IWF.

Here are the details:

Deadline to declare interest: April 11

Preferred dates: June

Venue requirements: 35,000 square feet of flexible competition space; seating for 600 spectators (preferably raised); breakout rooms; Wi-Fi

Estimated number of participants: 300

Hotel requirements: Near airport; walking distance to venue

Room nights: 1,200

Rate: $119 or less

Rights fee: $5,000

For the candidate questionnaire, click here.

For more information, email Phil Andrews, USA Weightlifting’s Interim CEO/Director, Events & Programs, at phil.andrews@usaweightlifting.org.

 

Photo Credit: britishweightlifting.org

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