The Arnold Amateur serves as an official pro qualifier for the IFBB Pro League. Overall winners in Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, Women’s Physique, Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Wellness receive professional status to compete in the IFBB Pro League. The top two overall in Men’s Physique and Bikini will receive pro status.
Overall winners receive tickets to the Arnold Classic finals and are recognized on stage and photographed with Arnold Schwarzenegger. The winners of each weight or height class received a Tony Nowak Arnold Classic jacket. The top five competitors in each weight or height class received trophies. 2021 overall winners receive an automatic invite into the 2022 Arnold Classic or related IFBB Pro League contest.
The Arnold Amateur will again affiliate with the National Physique Committee and be OPEN TO ALL COMPETITORS around the world, regardless of federation affiliation. No qualifications are necessary for any division or class. USA athletes must be a member of the National Physique Committee. NPC cards can be purchased at online at npcnewsonline.com or at the show.
Each athlete must pay $200 USD (with an additional $100 fee for crossovers, crossovers are allowed in all divisions) as a registration fee for the Arnold Amateur. This fee is non-refundable and must be submitted by the early registration deadline of January 31. The registration fee increases to $300 USD on February 1. On-line registration is now open. In-person registration is also available at all check-in sessions.
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