Browse our bodybuilding UK competition calendar for 2020*, 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), MANY SHOW DATES HAVE CHANGED OR HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. WE WILL TRY TO KEEP THIS PAGE UPDATED BUT WE ADVISE THAT YOU CHECK THE FEDERATIONS’ SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ANY CHANGES.
With the coronavirus lockdown in the UK easing, some federations are releasing new show dates. If you’re still keen to compete 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)
5 September – Women’s British Finals (open to all athletes) – London, Watford
12 September – Men’s British Finals (open to all athletes) – London, Watford
3-4 October – Ben Weider – London, Lee Valley
17 October – Naturals Classic, Ben Weider Canada Qualifier – London, Watford
7 November – Mecca Classic, Regional 2021 Qualifier – London, Watford
7 November – Body By O UK Bikini Pro (pro athletes only) – London
7 November – Rego Raw Men’s Classic Physique Pro Show (pro athletes only) – London, Watford
7 November – Rego Raw 212 Pro (pro athletes only) – London, Watford
British Natural Bodybuilding Federation (BNBF)
All regional qualifiers have been cancelled
7 November – BNBF Open British Championships – Leatherhead
1 November – Miami Pro Universe Championships – St Albans
NABBA (National Amateur Bodybuilders’ Association)
All NABBA competitions have been cancelled for 2020.
25 October – NFMUK Super Showdown – Leicester
3 October – NPA Britain Finals – Manchester
10 October – PCA First Timers – Birmingham
11 October – PCA UK Open – Birmingham
24 October 2020 – Pure Elite World Championships Pro/Amateurs – High Wycombe
7 November – Pure Elite Transformation Show – Margate
UKBFF (UK Bodybuilding Fitness Federation)
(IFBB Elite Pro shows – see ‘2 Bros Pro’ for IFBB Pro League shows)
All UKBFF shows have been cancelled. Shows will start again in 2021.
UKDFBA – Drug Free Bodybuilding Association
Anyone who entered a regional show has been entered into the 17/18 October championships.
17/18 October – Open UK International Championships – Bedworth
UK Ultimate Physiques (UKUP)
All UKUP regional shows have been cancelled. All athletes can enter the open British championships.
28 November – UKUP British Championships (open event) – York
7 November – WBFF London Pro/Am Fall Fashion and Model Spectacular – London
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*Please note, this list is updated on a regular basis. We will continue to update the list as locations and dates are released for 2020, so please check back regularly if you can’t find the show you are looking for.