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

Arnold Amateur Strongman

The Arnold Strongman Australia Championships is the countries biggest amateur strongman competition attended to by the strongest men and women from Australia and around the world. All competitors earn their place by winning or placing high enough at the best regional qualifying competitions.

Taking place on the 15th, 16th & 17th of March at the Arnold Sports Festival Australia the countries strongest will do battle for a chance to qualify for the Arnold Amateur World Championships and a pathway to the Arnold Pro Strongman & Arnold Pro Strongwoman. This is an invite only competition requiring competitors to have qualified at one of the approved Arnold Strongman competitions over the last 12 months.

Entry to the Expo

Entry to the Arnold Sports Festival Australia for competitors is included in the competition registration fees. All competitors receive a 3 day expo pass. Spectators can purchase tickets to the expo HERE. General entry to the expo allows you to watch all the strongman action in the activity area including the pro and amateur competitions.


Event Schedule

Friday 15th March U65kg Women, U80kg Men, Pro Strongmen

Saturday 15th March U82kg Women, U90kg Men, Pro Strongmen

Sunday 17th March
Open Women, U105kg Men, Heavyweight Men


Event Schedule

Friday 15th March
12pm: Event 1 – The Super Yoke
2pm: Event 2 – Log Press for Max weight
4pm: Event 3 – The Power Stairs

Saturday 16th March
12 noon: Event 4 – The Max Frame Deadlift
2pm: Event 5 – The Viking Press
4pm: Event 6 – The Atlas Stones