You can apply official membership (competitor-membership) to World Heavy Events Association by paying the yearly membership-fee (license) based on the information below along with sending the receipt about the payment via email to

After the application arrives, the applicator gets the anti-doping contract via email. The competitor-member need to fill out the contract it fully and send it originally signed version to the association with his/her own cost during 14 days of the arrival, when the competitor-member has received the contract.

Anti-doping contract bases on WADA´s CODE, along with FINADA and World Heavy Events Association rules as stated in the association anti-doping program. After receiving the anti-doping contract the association confirms the membership to the applicator. If the applicator is not returning the contract, the application is concidered cancelled 15 days after the contract has been sent and in this case the paid fee is not returned. The anti-doping contract is valid until another party terminates it. The contract allows doping-testing even the membership fee is not paid.

By the rules of the association, the board approves the members. If the board is not accepting the memberships due some other reason, than not returning the anti-doping contract the paid fee is returned to the applicator.

The membership is valid as long as the member pays the yearly membership fee and he/she has valid anti-doping contract with the association unless the member terminates it or the association terminates as it due the reasons stated in the rules.

The criterias of accepted person´s for competitor-membership are stated in the association rules.
The competitor-member has the right to compete in all competitions under the association jurisdiction, if he/she has paid the competition fee and his/her membership and anti-doping contract are valid during the competition also and he/she fullfills the requirements of the mentioned competition/class (sex, weight class, age etc).
The spots to international competitions are reached by the rules of the association and during the competitions the membership along with anti-doping contract has to be valid also.

The association aims to find benefits to its members from gears, travels, insurances etc, but there is no insurance included to the memberships, so each member competes with his/her own personal risk and with own personal insurance.


Any private person, company or other community may start as support-member with the fees mentioned below.eos. The association aims to find benefits to its members from gears, travels, insurances etc
Support-member don´t have the right to compete in the competitions under the association´s jurisdiction and they don´t have the voting right in the association meetings.

Yearly fees:

Competitor-member (license) 50€

Competitor-Junior-member under 18 yrs (license) 25€

No entry fees in WHEA competitions 2017 for athletes.

Support-member, private person 20€
Support-member, company or community 100 €

If the association board is not accepting the supporter as member, the fee is returned.


Payment address via bank account:

Kansainvälinen Voimalajiliitto - World Heavy Events Association ry.

IBAN FI30 5680 0020 3448 06, SWIFT: OKOYFIHH


Via PayPal to the address:

To the message mark your name, email and text "Competition-member" or "support-member".


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