The results from the first international event, this season -1st. Olympia Amateur South América held in Medellin (Colombia); will be included in the 2017 IFBB Elite Ranking.

Despite the event was not in the initial list of Elite qualifying events, IFBB decided to incorporate it, in order to bring more chances to American athletes, reaching the Top 10 of every discipline, at the end of the season.

Olympia Amateur South America was celebrated on February 18th and 19th, and participation was only allowed for athletes from Mexico, Caribe, Central and South America.