ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA
Frequently Asked Questions
WHEN AND WHERE IS IT ON?
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. Friday, March 16 to Sunday, March 18. 10am-6pm daily.
HOW CAN I GET TICKETS?
Don’t miss out. A range of Expo tickets are available now at www.arnoldsportsfestival.com.au, or they can be purchased at the ticket booth on the concourse at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. One-day tickets at the door for adults cost $30 and for concession/students/youth aged 15-17 just $25. Children under 15 free. Tickets at for for all three days for adults are $80 and for concession/students/youth aged 15-17 just $65.
WHERE CAN I SEE ARNOLD?
The great man Arnold Schwarzenegger will be at the Expo every day at different times, visiting sports, meeting fans and enjoying all the action. If you want to hear Arnold share his secrets to success you can get tickets to the Arnold Business Success Summit on Friday, March 16, at 7.30pm. Get tickets now at www.arnoldsummit.com.au. Stay tuned for more details about other Arnold appearances.
IF I HAVE BOUGHT MY TICKETS ONLINE, WHAT DO I DO NEXT?
If you have bought tickets online, you must bring your electronic ticket or receipt to exchange for an entry wristband to the Expo. Wristbands can be obtained from the wristband exchange booth on the concourse at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
WHAT IF I AM A PLATINUM VIP, VIP OR SUPER PASS EXPO TICKET HOLDER?
You can pick up your tickets by simply presenting a copy of your purchased ticket (either a printed copy or on your mobile phone) from the designated ticket booth on the concourse at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from noon, Thursday, March 15. A wristband is required for entry.
HOW CAN I MEET THE PRO ATHLETES?
Exclusive meet and greet with the stars on Thursday, March 15, between 6.30pm and 9pm at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. Tickets $30. Tickets available now at www.arnoldsportsfestival.com.au
WHEN IS THE ARNOLD CLASSIC PRO SHOW FINALS?
The Plenary, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, , on Saturday, March 17, at 7pm. Tickets available now at www.arnoldsports.com.au
CAN I PARTY WITH THE STARS?
This year’s Official After Party will be held at the Boatbuilders Yard, an exclusive location conveniently located just metres from the MCEC (next to the Polly Woodside sailing ship). To access the after party, you must be wearing your supplied VIP wristband. Note this is an over 18 event and photo ID may be required.
IS IT SUITABLE FOR KIDS?
Not only is it family friendly but it is FREE. All children under 15 accompanied by an adult are admitted FREE for all three days of the Expo.
ARNOLD KIDS’ ZONE
The Arnold Kids’ Zone features loads of sports and fun activities for kids to come and try. The best news of all is that Arnold Schwarzenegger will visit the Kids Zone to visit the sports, meet the participants and to encourage everyone to join in his lifelong crusade for enjoying a fit and healthy lifestyle.
RUN FOR THE KIDS
All registered entrants in the Royal Children’s Hospital Run For The Kids fundraiser can pick up their race kits in the foyer of the Expo and after the race on Sunday, March 18, can get FREE entry to the festival.
HOW CAN I GET OFFICIAL ARNOLD MERCHANDISE?
Browse the range of exclusive Arnold merchandise at our secure online store shop.arnoldsportsfestival.com.au. Merchandise also on sale at the Expo.
HOW CAN ATHLETES REGISTER?
For all amateur bodybuilders registration is at the Inkwell near Bay 1 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from noon on Thursday, March 15. All other athletes should contact their sports body for more information. A reminder that coaches also require Expo passes.
IS THERE NEARBY PARKING?
There is 24/7 parking available close to the venue. For a map and further details visit www.mcec.com.au and follow the links.
IS THE VENUE ACCESSIBLE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT?
The Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is centrally located and easily accessible by tram, train, bus, taxis and bicycle. For further details visit www.mcec.com.au and follow the links.
WHERE ARE THE TOILETS?
There are public toilets both inside the Expo and at the Convention Centre. Signs are clearly visible. There are also parents rooms at both the Convention Centre and Plenary for those who need privacy.
WHERE ARE THE FIRST AID STATIONS?
Professional First Aid offices are opposite the Futsal area inside the Expo.
If you lose something at the Expo head to Event Control. Ask a volunteer wearing official white information shirts for directions and any further help.