The Uganda Armwrestling Federation (UAWF) is the official governing body of armwrestling within the UG. The UAWF, through its elected committee, continuously strives to develop armwrestling within Uganda.

The sport was introduced by Morgan Kabuye former bodybuilder and wrestling champion,he spent most of his time in South Africa as a professional wrestler.Uganda was invited to South Korea in 2011 by the South Korea armwrestling association,where Morgan Kabuye travelled with a team of 6members.This was the first time for  Uganda Armwrestling athletes to compete in an international competition level and the perfomance was indeed well.

Armwrestling in Uganda has gained momentum whereby new skills have been introduced from grassroot to national level with more competitions all over the Country.