Arnold Athletes – UPDATE

1)      Hotel, book now, rooms are extremely limited.  The SpringHill Suites will have a scale on site to check weight.   It will also provide a shuttle to/from the venue.

2)      Weight class changes – YES, you can change weight classes up until the February 14th.  Simply email your new weight class.

3)      Divisions – YES, you can add a division (excludes the DL and BP meets), if you want.  These also must be made no later than February 14th.  The cost for additional divisions is $50, email for instructions if you wish to add.

4)      U.S. lifters, you must renew your USA Powerlifting Membership prior to arriving at the Arnold.  Renew online here:

5)      If you are taking ANY medication, please verify whether it is permitted under WADA guidelines. Do not take this lightly; you are responsible for what you take into your body.

You may check the Global DRO ( or the USADA (800-233-0393 from 8-4 mountain time).  If in doubt, you can submit an IPF TUE request.  Please note, just because you submit a TUE request, it does not mean a TUE will be granted.