United States Armwrestling Federation

About Us

Cathy Merrill taking the gold!

USAF Armwrestling is the only US Armwrestling association that is legally recognized by the following:

  • WAF - World Armwrestling Federation
  • NAAF - North American Armwrestling Federation
  • GAISF  - Global Association of International Sports Federations 
  • IPC - International Paralympic Committee 


Simon Berriochoa is the President  of USAF Armwrestling, President of NAAF and Vice President of WAF.

Upcoming Team USA Events

Pan Am Championships


Team USA is forming to compete at the Pan Am Armwresling Championship in San Jose Costa Rica, May 24th and 25th 2019, only 4 spots are available per class per country so contact the USAF today if you are interested in claiming your spot.  

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National Championships

The 2019 USAF National Championships will be held in Anaheim, CA on June 1-2, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center.   This the only event that qualifies you for a spot on Team USA to go to the WAF Championships in Poland.

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World Championships


The 2019 World Championships will be held in Constanta, Romania, October 26 - November 3, 2019

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Our Affiliations



The mission of USAF Armwrestling is to develop the sport of armwrestling in the United States of America, it is to facilitate and grow the annual USAF Armwrestling National Championship event each and every year, and to develop and advance the armwrestling athletes of the United States within the sport here in the USA and abroad.   

USAF Armwrestling is the sole entity that is not bound to the regulations of any other organization in respect to the rules, policies, or the functional operations of the USAF Armwrestling or any USAF Armwrestling event.

Services Provided

Team Gear

Competition and Event Services and Promotions

Youth and Adult Training Services and Seminars

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

USAF Armwrestling

(540) 209-1983