WPF News for 2016
**Website updated Jan 17 2016**
2016 World Championship Meeting Details Announced : Championships Information
The 2016 European Championships venue and dates are under negotiations at present.
Lifters now have the choice to either lift equipped single ply or raw at championships. . However, lifters CANNOT interchange in class or category at the same championships.
NEW RULE APPROVED BY WPF 17th CONGRESS - With effect from 1st January 2016
RECORDS - All World records can only be broken at the World Championships. All European records can only be broken at European and World Championships. All National records can only be broken at Annual National, European and World Championships.
RE-AFFIRMATION OF RULES THAT GIVE CAUSE FOR DISQUALIFICATION.
1. Not controlling or dropping the bar on any lift, including in warm-up area.
2. Use of illegal apparel, suits, briefs, shirts, belts, knee and wrist wraps.
3. Use of talc (baby) powder.
4. Arguing or threatening the referee decisions or championships officials.