Browse our UK bodybuilding competition calendar for 2021, from federations including the UKBFF, IFBB, WBFF, PCA, NABBA, UKUP, IFBA and Pure Elite. Search for a show near you, and follow the links to register.

PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19), SHOW DATES MAY BE CANCELLED OR CHANGED AT THE LAST MINUTE. WE WILL TRY TO KEEP THIS PAGE UPDATED, BUT DO CHECK SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CHANGES. 

While 2020 saw many bodybuilding shows postponed or cancelled, now’s a good time to start planning your 2021 season. To help, we’ve compiled a list of bodybuilding events in the UK, complete with their locations. New to the sport? Download our FREE 12 and 13-week plans to start building muscle, and check out which exercises to use to hit specific areas of your body.

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2 Bros Pro (IFBB Pro League)

(IFBB Pro League shows – see ‘UKBFF’ for IFBB Elite Pro shows)

13 March 2021 – The Kingdom Classic 2021 – Wigan
28 March 2021 – Ben Weider World Wide Classic – London
10 April 2021 –
Ryan Terry Classic
9 May 2021 –
MK Classic
6 June 2021 –
Mecca Classic
4 July 2021 –
LAFAMILIA Championships
1 August 2021 –
British Finals
22 August 2021 –
Body by O
5 September 2021 –
Graftism Grand Prix
17 October 2021 –
Naturals Regional Qualifier
7 November 2021 –
Naturals Regional Qualifier
20 November 2021 –
Amateur Olympia and IFBB Pro Show (Full)
28 November 2021 –
British Finals Naturals Classic

British Natural Bodybuilding Federation (BNBF)

6 June 2021 – BNBF Scottish Championships – Perth
13 June 2021
– BNBF Northern Ireland – Newtownabbey
27 June 2021
– BNBF Welsh Qualifier – Newport
18 July 2021
– BNBF Central Qualifier – Harlow
25 July 2021
– BNBF Southern Qualifier – Leatherhead
15 August 2021
– BNBF Midlands Qualifier – Birmingham

IBFA UK

18 April 2021 A1 Classic NottinghamshireNottingham
24 April 2021
The Pennine ClassicColne
1 May 2021 
Mr and Miss Bolton Bolton
2 May 2021
– Mr and Miss Cumbria – Wigton
9 May 2021
– IBFA Mr Liverpool – Liverpool
15 May –
IBFA Welsh Championships
22 May
– Derbyshire
23 May
– Northumberland
29 May
– Midlands
30 May
– South West
13 June 2021 – Mr and Miss Britain – Gateshead
29 August
– Blackpool – Blackpool
September TBC
– England Open
16 October
– Doncaster – Doncaster

Miami Pro

9 May 2021 – Miami Pro World Championships – St Albans
24 October 2021
– Miami Pro Universe Championships – St Albans

NABBA (National Amateur Bodybuilders’ Association)

18 April 2021 – NABBA South – Gosport, Hampshire
24 April 2021 –  NABBA South East – Hayes
25 April 2021 – NABBA West – Bristol
1 May 2021
– NABBA Wales – Newport
8 May 2021
– NABBA North West –Bolton
9 May 2021
– NABBA Midlands –Brierley Hill
15 May 2021
– NABBA Scotland – Glenrothes
16 May 2021
– NABBA North East – Castleford
TBC – NABBA North – Hartlepool
TBC – NABBA Northern Ireland – Newtownards

Next Fitness Model (NFMUK)

9 May 2021 – NFMUK CNP Classic – Leicester
6 June 2021
– NFMUK Night of Champions – Cardiff
23 October 2021
– NFMUK European Championships – Leicester

NPA

29 May 2021 – NPA Yorkshire Championships – Penistone
22 August 2021
– NPA Midlands Championships – Stamford
11 September 2021
– NPA Mike Williams Classic – Penistone
9 October 2021
– NPA British Championships – Manchester

PCA (Physical Culture Association)

21 March 2021 – PCA First Timers – Stafford (TBC)
28 March 2021
– PCA Saxon Classic – Stafford (TBC)
3 April 2021
– PCA Scotland – Hamilton (TBC)
11 April 2021
– PCA North West – Manchester (TBC)
17 April 2021
– PCA South West – Exeter
25 April 2021
– PCA Central – TBC
2 May 2021
– PCA Yorkshire – Leeds
15 May 2021
– Bodypower – NEC Birmingham
30 May 2021 –
PCA North East – Stockton on Tees
6 June 2021
– PCA Hampshire – Aldershot
12 June 2021
– PCA First Timers – Birmingham
20 June 2021
– PCA East Anglia – Ipswich
July 2021
– PCA Muscle Talk – TBC
5 September 2021
– PCA Manchester – Manchester
12 September 2021
– PCA Wales – Brecon
19 September 2021
– PCA Midlands – Birmingham
26 September 2021
– PCA First Timers – Hull
26 September 2021
– PCA Ireland – Galway
2 October 2021
– PCA Jersey – Jersey
9 October 2021
– PCA London – TBC

Pure Elite

10 April 2021 – Pure Elite Pro/Amateur Championships – Margate
4 July 2021
– Pure Elite Amateur Only Show – Manchester

UKBFF (UK Bodybuilding Fitness Federation)

(IFBB Elite Pro shows – see ‘2 Bros Pro’ for IFBB Pro League shows)

30 May 2021 – UKBFF South Coast Championships – Brighton
TBC May 2021
– UK National Championships
TBC May 2021
– UKBFF English Grand prix
6 June 2021
– UKBFF Midlands Championships – Bedworth
TBC June 2021
– UKBFF Scottish Championships
24 July 2021 – UKBFF Ultimate Beginners – Gravesend
15 August 2021
– UKBFF North East Championships – Pudsey
29 August 2021
– Bill Bridges Kent Classic – Gravesend
5 September 2021
– UKBFF Jersey Channel Islands Championships – Jersey 
11 September 2021
– UKBFF Northern Ireland Championships 
31 October 2021 – UKBFF British Championships

UKDFBA – Drug Free Bodybuilding Association

No shows have been announced for 2021 yet. Check back for updates.

UK Ultimate Physiques (UKUP)

11 April 2021 – UKUP Southern Championships – Sevenoaks
April 2021
– RIUP Ireland Championships – Drogheda
May 2021 – UKUP Bodypower International Championships – Birmingham
June 2021 – UKUP Scottish Championships – Glasgow
July 2021 – UKUP Welsh Championships – Bridgend
September 2021 – UKUP Midlands Championships – Milton Keynes
October 2021 – UKUP Northern Championships
November 2021 – UKUP British Finals – York

WBFF (World Beauty Fitness and Fashion)

May 2021 – WBFF London – London
6 November 2021
– WBFF UK Pro/Am

 

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