2023 Arnold invites are going out. The Raw Pro Series will be sent out after the final Pro Rankings at the Virginia Pro in December 2022.

PRO SERIES FINALS
SCORING: DOTS Formula

DIVISIONS: Raw and Equipped Men & Women; Open only

SELECTION: Invitation ONLY, Top 10 Ranked Pros for each division (40 total). Should a Pro in the Top 10 decline, the next Pro in ranking order will be invited.


PRO BENCH FINALS
SCORING: DOTS formula

DIVISIONS: Raw and Equipped Men & Women; Open Only

SELECTION: Invitation ONLY, Top 5 Ranked Pros for each division (20 total). Should a Pro in the Top 5 decline, the next Pro in ranking order will be invited.


PRO-AM(Amateur) (60 lifters)
SCORING: DOTS formula
Bests Lifters (amateur): Male/Female Earns Pro Card with minimum PRO DOTS score (475 Female / 500 Male).
DIVISIONS: Raw and Equipped Men/Women; Open only

SELECTION:


PRO/AM(Amateur) BENCH (First 56 Paid Entries)

SCORING: DOTS formula

Bests Lifters (amateur): Male/Female Earns Pro Card
DIVISIONS: Raw and Equipped Men/Women; Open only

SELECTION:


MASTERS OF IRON BENCH – Raw & Equipped (30 lifters)

SCORING: DOTS + Age

BEST LIFTERS: DOTS + Age; Male/Female Raw & Equipped Earns Masters Pro Bench Card

DIVISIONS: Raw and Equipped Men/Women; Masters

SELECTION:


MASTERS PRO SERIES BENCH FINALS

SCORING:

SELECTION: Invitation Only for the Top Ranked Master Pro Series:Top 3 (M1’s) / 3 (M2’s) / 2 (M3’s) / 2 (M4’s) = 10 + any open pro bench card holders that are masters get an auto invite to the finals


MASTERS OF IRON – Raw & Equipped Full Power (30 lifters)

SCORING: DOTS + Age; Male/Female Raw & Equipped

BEST LIFTER: DOTS + Age, Male raw, female raw, male equipped & female equipped earns Masters Pro Card

SELECTION:


MASTERS PRO SERIES FINALS

SCORING:

SELECTION: Invitation Only for the Top Ranked Master Pro Series: 4 (M1’s) / 4 (M2’s) / 3 (M3’s) / 2 (M4’s) = 13 + any open pro card holders that are masters get an auto invite to the finals.


SELECTION:
All lifters must be current USA Powerlifting or have a USA Powerlifting International Membership

DRUG TESTING:
To USA Powerlifting and WADA standards, In-Meet, and Out-of-Meet testing for anabolic steroids, hormones, stimulants, masking agents, designer compounds, diuretics.

RECORDS:

INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES:

COMPETITION ORGANIZATION:
Production by Arnold Sports Festival (ASF) Committee, sanctioned under the North American Powerlifting and USA Powerlifting Federations.
Appointment of staffing, including referees to be determined by the Arnold Sports Festival (ASF) Committee.

CRITERIA FOR ALL EVENTS:

* Event format and/or the number of athletes per event may change at the Arnold Organizers’ request.