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Arnold Amateur

March 20 @ 10:00 am - March 22 @ 6:00 pm




The Arnold Strongman & Strongwoman Australian Championships is the countries biggest amateur strongman competition.

Taking place on the 20th, 21st & 22nd March at the Arnold Sports Festival Australia the countries best will do battle for a chance to qualify for the Arnold Amateur World Championships and a pathway to the Arnold Pro Strongman* & Pro Strongwoman**.
*The Mens Heavyweight Division is qualifier for the 2021 Arnold Pro Strongman Australia
**The U82 Strongwoman category is a qualifier for the 2021 Arnold Pro Strongwoman in Columbus Ohio
This is an invite only competition requiring competitors to have qualified at one of the approved Arnold Strongman competitions over the last 12 months.

Family, friends and the general public can purchase tickets via our unique ticket link below. Use the coupon STRONGMAN10 for a discount. All amateur and pro strongman events are accessible throughout the weekend with general admission tickets.


Event 1- The Yoke & Arm Over Arm

Event 2- The Axle Deadlift for Reps (regular height)

Event 3- The Iron Press Medley (Yoke/safe, Monster DB, Barbell, Log)

Event 4- Heavy Farmers Walk

Event 5- The Atlas Stone For Max Weight



Download Event Rules Here

Competition Schedule;

Friday the 20th-
U64kg Women, U73kg Women, U80kg Men, Pro Strongmen

Saturday the 21st-
U82kg Women, U90kg Men, Pro Strongmen

Sunday the 22nd-
Open Women, U105kg Men, Heavyweight Men

The full competitor line up and further event updates can be found on our Facebook public event page here 

Please note all competitors must weigh in except for the Open Women and Heavyweight men. All competitors including Open Womens and Heavyweight men will be required to sign in at the designated weigh in/registration to collect their entry passes.
This will be between 8am-9am each morning at the exhibition centre (Location TBC) and is the responsibility of the competitor to ensure they are there.

Memberships & Registrations

This competition is world championship qualifier and only to those competitors who have qualified at eligible competitions around the world. All qualified competitors will receive a direct registration link.

It is a requirement that all Australia based competitors are current members of the Arnold Strongman Australia and that the membership is current at the time of the Arnold Sports Festival Australia in March.
*** International competitors with invites to this event do not need to be members of the Arnold Strongman Australia


March 20 @ 10:00 am
March 22 @ 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Arnold Strongman


2 Convention Centre Place
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
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