Up for Bid: IWF 2018 Junior World Championships

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