Arnold Amateur 2020 – Arnold Sports Festival Australia
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Arnold Amateur 2020

The BIGGEST Amateur Bodybuilding event in Australia!

Open to Australian and International competitors worldwide, the Arnold Amateur Australia will return in 2020, offering Pro Cards to overall winners.
Australian Athletes must qualify at ANY State Qualifying competition. All competitors will qualify, regardless of placing. For qualifiers, visit

International Athletes living overseas do not need to qualify. Come and be a part of Australia’s BEST amateur event!

Divisions and Classes

Bikini: Junior (U/23), Masters (O/35), Novice, Open
Wellness: Novice & Open
Masters (O/40), Novice, Open
Women’s Fitness
Women’s Physique

Bodybuilding: Junior (U/23), Masters, (O/40) Novice, U/70kg, U/80kg, U/90kg, U/100kg, O/100kg
Classic Physique: Masters, Novice, Open
Men’s Physique: Masters, Novice, Open

Extra height classes or age groups may be added depending on registrations.
More information and rules:

Competitor Information

Athlete Check-In (all competitors)
Thursday 19th March 2020
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
12pm – 4pm

Competition Days
Friday 20th March 2020, from 10am: All Female Divisions, including Overall Pro Card Winners.
Saturday 21st March 2020, from 10am: Men’s Bodybuilding Divisions
Sunday 22nd March 2020, form 10am: Men’s Bodybuilding Top 6 Finals, Men’s Physique, Men’s Classic Physique and all men’s Overall Pro Card Winners

Only competitors competing in the OPEN and WEIGHT CLASS divisions get a chance to compete for a Pro Card in the overall divisions.

Register Now!

Please note: Competitiors may be required to pay membership fees to NPC Worldwide. We will contact you in 2020 with further details.


Athlete Services

Book a package with Pro Tan, our official tanning sponsors. Note that no other tanning will be allowed backstage.

Book your Makeup and Hair with industry leading team Tegan Woodford Creative in our backstage beauty studio!

Sponsors and Partners