Strength sports fans get ready, just because a large portion of the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival’s schedule continues to be released. If you value attending or streaming the strength sports that take place at the Arnold Sports Festival, then check out when you should catch your favorite events below. This year, the Arnold Sports Festival is placed to to take place between March 1st-3rd in Columbus, Ohio.
As of at this time, its not all schedule continues to be released for that respective strength sports taking place at the Arnold Sports Festival, but we do possess a most of the events, along with their schedules, which we’re including below. So far, we\’ve the strongman and a most of powerlifting schedules, and will update the CrossFit and weightlifting schedules once we receive them.?Bear in mind, these schedules could continually be susceptible to change.
2019 Arnold Sports Festival Powerlifting
This year, USA Powerlifting will be in its 11th year hosting events at the Arnold Sports Festival. There will be seven total events happening within the span of the weekend, and every events is invite only. Below is the full schedule that is from USA Powerlifting’s press release on the Arnold Sports Festival events.
USA Powerlifting Event Schedule
Friday: USA Powerlifting Pro Raw Challenge – Ballroom
A competition of raw lifters who\’ll qualify in the 2018 USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals. They have to acquire a qualifying Wilks score in order to compete. This high demand competition filled under 3 minutes last year.
Saturday: USA Powerlifting Pro American C Ballroom
The top level raw and equipped lifters compete inside a full meet (squat, bench and deadlift) for the top prize money. This event is invite only and consists of the top level lifters from your National and international events.
Saturday: ?USA Powerlifting Arnold Grand Prix C Rogue Strength Stage
Held around the Rogue Strength Stage in the main expo hall, this event is a busy, 2-hour event, consisting of 8 raw lifters and eight equipped lifters (8 ladies and 8 men as a whole). Scoring for the top prize is dependant on the Wilks formula, so every attempt is critical. Previously years, we view IPF World Record squats, benches and deadlifts go into the history books. We anticipate more in the future in 2019.
Saturday: USA Powerlifting Pro Bench C Rogue Strength Stage
Also held around the Rogue Strength Stage, some of the best benchers from around the globe will be competing. Watch both raw and equipped going head to head for the big cash prizes and also the opportunity to set IPF World Records.
Sunday: USA Powerlifting Pro Deadlift C Main Expo Stage
Sunday morning, a few of the biggest pulls from the weekend may happen while watching massive crowd at the Arnold. Both men and women is going to be competing, not just for the biggest pull within their sex, but also by formula. We will have multiple women pulling over 500+lbs and men between 800 and 900lbs!
Sunday: USA Powerlifting Squat Challenge C Rogue Strength Stage
Sunday morning kicks off another event for USA Powerlifting. Changing it up some, we are having lifters competing in a squat for reps competition. These lifters can maximize with a lot of weight, but are they ready to give a show with the number of reps they are able to move? Time will inform.
Sunday: USA Powerlifting Battle of the Regions: Ballroom
A new event arriving 2019, the Battle of the Regions. The top five athletes who competed at Regionals in 2018 is going to be selected with this competition. Each region is going to be battling as a team, scoring by Wilks formula.
XPC Powerlifting Event Schedule
As of at this time, XPC Powerlifting hasn’t released a collection date for their event, however this event will serve as XPC Worlds (previously known as XPC Finals).
2019 Arnold Sports Festival Strongman
The strongman and woman events will require place within the full weekend and therefore are the following. The information below originates from Dione Masters, CEO and Chairman from the Strongman Corporation.
Strongman Event Schedule
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: Amateur Strongman & Woman
The Arnold Amateur Strongman and woman world championships will take place over three days with the third day to be the finals around the main stage. The first day and two will require devote the primary exhibit hall (C) with 200 plus athletes from over 30 countries competing.
Friday & Satruday: Pro Strongwoman Competition?
Saturday & Sunday: Disabled Strongman Competition
The Disabled athletes will take place on Saturday or sunday in Hall C too. They will have one event on Saturday and then four events on Sunday.
Friday & Saturday: Arnold Strongman Classic
The Pro Strongmen will take put on Friday and Saturday with most from the events standing on the primary stage and the final event on Saturday night in Batelle Grand.
Again, there hasn’t been from the full weightlifting and CrossFit schedules, so when they’re officially announced we’ll update this article accordingly. We don’t know about you, but we’re already pumped concerning the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival!