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Honorary President - David Webster

Vice Chairman/Director John McNiven

Director/Secretary - Colin Hannah

Director/Treasurer - Frank Etherson

Director - Ray Cavanagh

Director - Alex Phillips

Records Registrar - Alex Phillips

Drug Liason Officer - Alex Phillips

Newsletter Editor - Alex Phillips

Anti-Corruption Officer - Frank Etherson (Betting Integrity Officer)




WLS (Weightlifting Scotland)

Please note the following:

There has been an application form made up for all referees to send in to allow them to register for officiating at future competitions.

the link to the form is below and you should send this to John McNiven at the address or email below....these forms will be made available at future competitions for you to pick up if you cannot download for any reason.

Referee Competition Application Form 2016

The National Refereeing Dress Code for Referees and Officials is for Men: Black Blazer, Gray Trousers, White Shirt and Tie or IWF Uniform.
For Female Referees it is, Black Skirt or Trousers, White Shirt or Blouse, Black Jacket, or IWF Uniform.


All correspondence and queries regarding refereeing or officiating at Scottish Weightlifting Competitions must be made to John McNiven, 186 Scaraway Street, Milton, Glasgow G22-7HE

If any referee wishes to compete at any Weightlifting championship in Scotland then they should contact John McNiven at the above address or email at least one week before the said championship.

John McNiven will also contact any referee that has been active in Scottish Competitions and offer them first choice of refereeing.

Referees should note that they should referee at all levels of competitions from Dev Cups to Scottish Seniors.

Please also contact John McNiven if you wish to have your name included on the referee database for future competitions.

Email: j.mcniven1@ntlworld.com 

Telephone Number:01415744146