US & CANADA REGISTRATION

Registration Deadline: January 31, 2017

Registration Fee

Each athlete must pay $150 USD as a registration fee for the Arnold Amateur 2016. This fee is non-refundable and must be submitted by January 31, 2016 with the registration form. If the athlete fails to register by the deadline of January 31, 2016, additional fees will apply.

Registration Form

Each athlete must submit a registration form to participate in the Arnold Amateur 2016. Download the registration form here or from the link above.

Note to Canadian Athletes

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All Canadian Athletes must use the U.S. registration form and attach an approval letter from CBBF President Georgina Dunnington at dunningtongm@eastlink.ca.

Contact

All Canadian athletes must obtain an approval letter. Please contact CBBF President Georgina Dunnington at dunningtongm@eastlink.ca.

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION

Registration Deadline: February 15, 2017

All International athletes must register through their country’s IFBB federation to compete in the Arnold Amateur.

IFBB Registration Fee

Each athlete must pay the IFBB Registration Fee of US$200. This Registration Fee is completely separate from the hotel security deposit. All international athletes must register through their country’s IFBB federation to compete in the Arnold Amateur. Those federations will then submit the athlete registrations to IFBB General Secretary William Tierney.

Entry Form

The deadline date for the Entry Form (available above) is January 31, 2017. National Federations must submit the names of all Official Participants (Athletes by weight category and Delegates). You must also include flight arrival and departure information. The Organizing Committee and IFBB will not be responsible for hotel accommodations, transports or meals for athletes and delegates.

Visa

Please consult the USA Embassy in your country to determine if you need a visa. Contact IFBB General Secretary William Tierney if you need an official Letter from the Organizer for your VISA application.

Additional Resources

Arnold Inspection Report
Men’s Classic Classes (See “IFBB Rules”)

2017 SCHEDULE

Wednesday

10 A.M. – 8 P.M.
Mandatory Check-In For All Athletes 
Hyatt Regency Ballroom

Thursday

9 A.M. – 11 A.M.
Registration Confirmation for All Female Athletes 
Hyatt Regency Ballroom Foyer

Athletes must check-in and confirm which division, height or weight class they have been placed. At this time the athlete has the right to question placement with the appropriate officials to ensure there are no mistakes. If you do not choose to take advantage of this opportunity you will remain in the division you were originally placed.

10:30 A.M.
Mandatory Athlete Meeting for All Female Athletes 
Hyatt Regency Ballroom Foyer

12:00 P.M.
Arnold Amateur Ladies Day
Battelle Grand

Amateur Women’s Physique
Masters Bodyfitness (Figure)
Masters Bikini
Fitness Routine Round
Open Bodyfitness (Figure)
Open Bikini
Fitness Physique Round
Masters Bodyfitness (Figure) Awards
Masters Bikini Awards

Friday

6 A.M. – 8 A.M.
Registration Confirmation for All Male Athletes
Hyatt Regency Ballroom Foyer

7:30 A.M.
Mandatory Athlete Meeting for All Male Athletes

9 A.M.
Arnold Amateur Men’s Day
Battelle Grand

Amateur Men’s Physique
Masters Bodybuilding and Routines
Classic Bodybuilding and Routines
(20 Minute Intermission)
Masters Bodybuilding Awards
Classic Bodybuilding Awards
Open Men’s Bodybuilding

1 P.M.
Check-In for Amateur Men’s & Women’s Physique Finals

Battelle Grand

1:30 P.M.
Mandatory Meeting for Men’s & Women’s Physique Finals 

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Room D-243

2:30 P.M.
Amateur Men’s & Women’s Physique Finals and Awards

Arnold Fitness EXPO Stage

Saturday

8 A.M.
Check in for all finalists in Men’s Bodybuilding, Fitness, Bodyfitness (Figure) & Bikini

9 A.M.
Mandatory meeting for Men’s Bodybuilding, Fitness, Bodyfitness (Figure) & Bikini Finalists

10 A.M.
Arnold Amateur Finals
Arnold Fitness EXPO Stage

Fitness Finals and Awards
Bodyfitness (Figure) Finals and Awards
Bikini Finals and Awards
Men’s Bodybuilding Top 5 Routines
Men’s Bodybuilding Awards

1:30 P.M.
Overall Pose Down for Men’s Bodybuilding

Arnold Fitness EXPO Stage