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Arizona State Arm Wrestling Championship

Bring your friends and join us for The Talking Stick Resort Arizona State Arm Wrestling Championship: Presented by Travis Bagent! Watch the region’s top arm wrestlers compete for the title of Arizona’s best. The free spectator event also features a meet and greet with Travis Bagent, the greatest arm wrestler in the world.


FRIDAY, June 21st


  • Official Weigh-Ins
  • Women's Lightweight Exhibition Match, USA vs. RUSSIA
  • Women's Heavyweight Exhibition Match, CANADA vs. BRAZIL
  • Friday Night Main Event: NAL Championship Team vs. AUSTRALIA
    • Lightweight, Middleweight, & Heavyweight

SATURDAY, June 22nd


  • Preliminary Team Competition


  • Preliminary Individual Competition
    • Amateur & Professional
    • Lightweight Division: 0-171lbs.
    • Middleweight Division: 172-209lbs.
    • Heavyweight Divison: 210lbs.+


  • Main Event: Team Competition Finals
  • Exhibition Matches with Travis Bagent 
  • Main Event: Individuals Finals


Think you have what it takes to compete?

  • Competitors may qualify by competing and placing in the top (3) of their weight class at any qualifier event leading up to the finals ending at Talking Stick Resort on June 21st-22nd, 2019. Qualifiers are ongoing throughout the year and hosted at existing venues throughout the country. Qualifier entry fees are $50 for each person to enter competition to compete at as many weight classes as they’d like and for both left or right arm.
  • Competitors who did not win in a qualifier event leading up to the Finals will have the opportunity to register on site to compete in the finals for a registration fee of $50. The only way to enter with registration fee on site is if the competitor participated in a qualifier event and didn’t win OR if competitor is part of a team on site that is captained by someone who participated at a qualifier event. All competitors may also register as a team for Saturday team competition.



Friday night Team Champions; $3,000 to final winning team.

Two (2) women’s matches on Friday night. $1,000 each match to winner. Total of $2,000.

Saturday night Team Competition winners $1,500.

Two (2) professional “super-match style” matches with Travis Bagent vs the (2) overall champions with prize money of $2,750 each. Total prize money of $5,500.

Three (3) professional men’s weight classes for each Left and Right Arm competitors with prize money of $500 each weight class for 1st Place, for a total of (6) weight classes. Total prize money of $3,000. See Run Of Show section for weight class breakdown. Finals for prize money on Saturday night.



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