The sixth edition of the Arnold Classic South America will be held at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo from 20 to 22 April 2018.
It will be the first time the contest in South America will be hosted under the IFBB and the IFBB Elite Pro banner after the split between the IFBB and the IFBB Professional League/National Physique Committee (NPC).
The competition will feature amateur competitors and IFBB Elite professionals who will trade poses on stage for top podium positions.
The South American edition follows the tradition of the original Arnold Sports Weekend concept in Columbus. It will include the inaugural, first edition of the IFBB Elite Pro competition.
Categories will include Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Physique, Women’s Bikini Fitness and the Women’s Wellness Fitness.
The total prize money of $40, 000 will be distributed as follows:
- Men’s Bodybuilding up to 90kg – $10,000
- Men’s Physique Open category – $10,000
- Women’s Bikini Fitness Open category – $10,000
- Women’s Wellness Fitness Open category – $10,000