Arnold Amateur

Pro Cards
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 and Bikini 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. 2020 overall winners receive an automatic invite into the 2020 Arnold Classic or related IFBB Pro League contest.

Competitor Eligibility
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 or at the show.

Registration Fee
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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2020 Arnold Amateur Competitor Information

2019 Overall Winners
Morgan Aste
Classic Physique: Abtin Shekarabi
Men's Physique: Eric Lisboa
Fitness: Haley Lisenba
Figure: Yahda Daniels
Masters Figure: Cisse Jalloh
Bikini: Crista Medina
Masters Bikini: Paula Eline
Women's Physique: Katherine McLaurin
2019 Results

2018 Overall Winners
Bodybuilding: Mikhail Volinkin
Men's Classic Physiqe: Lucas DiSanti
Men's Physique: Kevin Nguyen
Women's Physique: Christelle Zarovska
Fitness: Milica Narancic
Figure: Lola Monez
Masters Figure: Andrea Green
Bikini: Sonia Lewis
Masters Bikini: Nadarah Baldwin
2018 Results

2017 Overall Winners
Bodybuilding: Paul Poloczek of Germany
Classic Bodybuilding: Svetozar Milenkovic of Serbia
Masters Bodybuilding: Ahmed Fauzi of Switzerland
Fitness: Kate Errington of United Kingdom
Figure: Mou Cong of China
Masters Figure: Donya Jackson of USA
Bikini: Ekaterina Lapteva of Russia
Master Bikini: Marbellis Ballestas of Colombia
Men’s Physique: Geder Gomes of Brasil
Women’s Physique: Priscila Cavilha of Brasil
2017 Results


2018 Arnold Amateur Overall Winners

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