Registration is NOW OPEN for Arnold Classic!
WAKSC World Championship and WKSF Team USA 2019 Qualifier
IKMF UGC Phase I
In this international competition the strongest lifters from around the world will go head to head to compete for the top spot!
We will be welcoming lifters and clubs from Canada, Russia, Australia, Ukraine, Poland and more! Come represent your country, your club and prove yourself to be one of the BEST!
As a special Thank You to participating clubs, please send us a high quality pdf or vector image of your team logo by January 28 and it will be displayed on an event banner!
Come together with your international kettlebell friends and family to compete and celebrate success!
Important information regarding the GSPlanet and AKA Kettlebell competition to be held at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio!
March 1-3, 2019
The Arnold Sports Festival has been a cornerstone competition for AKA Kettlebell competitions! This year is no exception. In fact, with the events we have planned this year will be bigger and better than ever!
Highlights happening at this year’s Arnold Sports Festival will include:
WAKSC World championships
GS Planet Kettlebell FACE-OFF International Fight
IKMF Marathon events
Vintage Strength Competition
If this wasn’t enough excitement, the event will also be the official qualifier for Team USA to represent at WKSF and IKMF World Championships.
Strongest athletes will have the chance to earn cash prizes from our sponsors at Kettlebell Kings, Mobility sticks, GS Planet, Ultra Human Performance, VIKN Chalk, and Isagenix.
All lifts will be competed including 5- and 10-minute sets!
No lifter will be left out of this event!
You will be able to earn ranks up to MSIC in all federations represented!
This is truly an unconventional event at one of the premier sports festivals in the world. Don’t miss out this will be a major kick off for an exciting 2019 AKA lifting season.
The strongest lifters from around the world, including Arnold himself will attend at this event.
Where will you be?
Book your hotel early before it sells out!
Official Hotel information for the Arnold Sports Festival can be found by using the following link below.
Friday: Biathlone 10min, Long Cycle 5min, Snatch 10min, Jerk Only 10 min. GSPlanet FACE-OFF
Saturday: Biathlone 5min, Long Cycle 10min, Snatch 5min, Jerk only 5 min. GSPlanet FACE-OFF
Sunday: Marathone, Half Marathone, GSPlanet FACE-OFF final, Vintage Strength Games.
Weigh inn: We will start weigh in on Thursday night, and you can weigh in every night before your lift. More information as soon as we find out times and locations from Arnold Team.
Thank you Kettlebell Nation!