WLM Championships 2023

We're looking forward to welcoming you at the White Lights Media Championships 2023!

The address for the venue is:

Central Hall, St Mary St, Southampton SO14 1NF

Central Hall is a 15 minute walk from Southampton Central train station, or a two minute walk from Richmond Street bus stop (Stop QH). Parking is not available at the venue, but there is limited off-street parking available, as well as nearby parking at: College Street Car Park, James Street Long Stay Car Park, Chapel Road St Car Park, and Estate MSCP.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Friday 13th January, 10am: Session 1 (52kg, 57kg, 76kg, 84kg, 84kg+ women)
  • Friday 13th January, 3pm: Session 2 (83kg men)
  • Saturday 14th January, 9am: Session 1(59kg - 74kg men)
  • Saturday 14th January, 1pm: Session 2 (63kg - 69kg women)
  • Saturday 14th January, 5pm: Session 3 (93-120kg men)

Lifters should have arrived and be ready for weigh in two hours before their session start time, i.e. if you're lifting on Friday 13th January in the 10am morning session, you'll weigh in at 8am.

The entry list can be seen here (Note: some late entries will not be on this list, but you will still be entered to the competition).

Coaches and spectators should register a free ticket for entry via Eventbrite via this link.

The livestreams for the events are scheduled on our YouTube channel. Find below the links for the individual streams of each session:

Thank you to our key sponsors:

Eleiko UK

Both the warm-up room and competition platform will be equipped with the latest Eleiko IPF combination racks, plates and bars to help you Raise The Bar on competition day. Following the event, all equipment will be available to purchase at a discounted rate of 40% (subject to collection immediately after event). To register your interest, please email jayne.jones@eleiko.com 


A7 UK are providing a free meet tee for each lifter, goody bag items, and prizes. With their world renowned Bar Grip t-shirts providing you with chalk-free grip to the bench or the barbell, as well as top tier competition and training apparel, head to their website to order your gear today.