Arnold Amateur Strongman World Championship Events

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The 2016 Arnold Amateur Strongman And Strongwoman World Championships are right around the corner and we've got a full breakdown of the events and competition format right here.

The show runs two days, Friday March 4th and Sunday March 6th. Friday will function as a qualifier for Sunday when only the top four in each division will compete for the title. Here are the events:

Friday, March 4th


Event 1 - Log Press for Reps


60-second time limit with a 10" log for women and a 12" log for men. Weights:

  • Lightweight Women - 145lb
  • Middleweight Women - 165lb
  • Heavyweight Women - 185lb
  • Lightweight Men - 270lb
  • Middleweight Men - 300lb
  • Heavyweight Men - 330lb

Event 2 - Frame Carry


60-second time limit over 60 feet. The front of the implement must cross the line with a 2-second slide penalty. Multiple drops are allowed, but only chalk is allowed.

  • Lightweight Women - 370lb
  • Middleweight Women - 430lb
  • Heavyweight Women - 490lb
  • Lightweight Men - 570lb
  • Middleweight Men - 650lb
  • Heavyweight Men - 730lb

Event 3 - Carry Medley


Stone of Steel keg, keg, Ironmind sandbag. Each implement must be carried 60 feet within 75 seconds.

  • Lightweight Women - 120lb, 140lb, 160lb
  • Middleweight Women - 140lb, 160lb, 180lb
  • Heavyweight Women - 160lb, 180lb, 200lb
  • Lightweight Men - 200lb, 220lb, 220lb
  • Middleweight Men - 240lb, 260lb, 275lb
  • Heavyweight Men - 260lb, 270lb, 275lb

Event 4 - Axle Deadlift 4" Deficit

No suits or briefs allowed, only straps. Sixty seconds max reps.

  • Lightweight Women - 300lb
  • Middleweight Women - 350lb
  • Heavyweight Women - 400lb
  • Lightweight Men - 525lb
  • Middleweight Men - 600lb
  • Heavyweight Men - 675lb

Sunday, March 6th


Event 5 - Stone of Steel Over The Bar


Similar to atlas stone over a bar, weights will be announced on the Strongman Corp Amateur Arnolds Facebook page

Event 6 - SC Mystery Finale


Mystery event will be announced 1 week prior to the event finals on the Strongman Corp Amateur Arnolds Facebook page.


Looking to tighten up your sandbag carry technique? Check out this video featuring Julien Pineau of Strong Fit:



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