The U.S. division of WAF, this federation consists of high-level promoters that run a good event with sanctioned referees. Headed by Simon Berriochoa, the mission of the USAF is to facilitate and grow an annual National Championship each and every year and to develop and advance the armwrestling athletes of the United States within the sport here and abroad.
Promotions Under the USAF Umbrella
Many promoters are affiliated with the USAF, but we have listed the two major nationwide players below. Any USAF affiliated event will have proper officiating and quality administration.
Leonard Harkliss and Denise Wattles run this longstanding organization that provides consistent, high quality events throughout the U.S. and beyond, including the Arnolds, the International Championships and Kentucky Muscle.
Headed by Bill Collins, the UAL's mission is to provide a modern platform to help provide every possible opportunity for it's world class athletes to succeed. They host many events including the Anaheim/L.A. Fit Expo and USAF Nationals.
There are many promoters that put on armwrestling events throughout the U.S. that are not affiliated with the USAF. Many still use the WAF rules, but there are exceptions. Be sure to check the details to be sure of the rules and registration process.
Headed by Ryan Johnston, this organization not only holds huge tournaments in the KC area with high-level talent from all over the country, but supports great causes in the process.
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