Browse our bodybuilding UK competition calendar for 2020*, from federations including the UKBFF, 2 Bros Pro, 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 ARE CHANGING OR ARE BEING CANCELLED. WE WILL TRY TO KEEP THIS PAGE UPDATED BUT ADVISE THAT YOU CHECK THE FEDERATIONS’ WEBSITES AND SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ANY LAST MINUTE CHANGES. 

With the new season about to start, now’s the time to plan the rest of your year. If you’re 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 shows – see ‘UKBFF’ for IFBB Elite Pro shows)

15 March 2020 – The NPC Worldwide Kingdom Classic – Manchester
28 March – Ben Weider Worldwide Classic UK – POSTPONED
12 April – The NPC Worldwide Ryan Terry Classic – London, Lee Valley
3 May – The NPC Worldwide British Grand Prix – London, Lee Valley
5 July – The NPC Worldwide Battle of Britain – London, Lee Valley
26 July  – The NPC Worldwide Regional Rumble – London, Lee Valley
2 August – British Finals – London, Watford
3/4 October – Amateur Olympia – London, Lee Valley

 

British Natural Bodybuilding Federation (BNBF)
All regional qualifiers have been cancelled.

7 June 2020 – BNBF Northern Ireland – Newtownabbey
14 June – BNBF Scottish – Perth
28 June – BNBF Welsh – Newport
19 July – BNBF Central Qualifier – Harlow
26 July – BNBF Southern Qualifier – Leatherhead
16 August – BNBF Midlands – Birmingham
6 September – Northern – Manchester

27 September – BNBF British Finals  – Liverpool
(This event aims to be open to everyone)

 

IBFA UK

29 March 2020 – IBFA Highlands and Islands – Inverness CANCELLED
5 April –  Granite City Classic – Aberdeen CANCELLED
18 April – Muscle Xcess Classic 2020 – Lochgelly CANCELLED
26 April – Mr Pennine – Colne CANCELLED

9 May – IBFA Liverpool – Liverpool POSTPONED
23 May – Mr and Miss Derbyshire – Derby – POSTPONED

2 May
– Mr and Miss Cumbria 2020 –Wigton
24 May
– IBFA Mr and Miss Northumberland – Gateshead
30 May – West Midlands Bodybuilding Championships – Wolverhampton
6 September – A1 Classic Nottinghamshire 2020 – Worksop (rescheduled from 19 April)
12 September – IBFA England 2020 – Spalding
3 October – IBFA Open Welsh Championships – Barry
10 October – Mr and Miss Bolton 2020 – Bolton (rescheduled from 25 April)
17 October – The IBFA Doncaster 2020 – Doncaster
1 November – IBFA British Final

 

Miami Pro

5 April 2020 – Miami Pro World Championships – St Albans – CANCELLED
1 November
– Miami Pro Universe Championships – St Albans

 

NABBA (National Amateur Bodybuilders’ Association)

11 April – NABBA Scotland – Glenrothes CANCELLED

26 April – NABBA Northern Ireland – Newtownards POSTPONED
3 May
– NABBA North – Hartlepool POSTPONED
17 May
– NABBA South East – Hayes POSTPONED

August/September – NABBA South – Portsmouth (rescheduled from 19 April)
23 August
– NABBA North East – Castleford (rescheduled from 17 May)
30 August
– NABBA Midlands Pro/Am – Brierley Hill (rescheduled from 10 May)
5 September
– NABBA Wales – Newport (rescheduled from 2 May)
6 September
– NABBA North West – Bolton (rescheduled from 10 May)
6 September
– NABBA West – Bristol (rescheduled from 26 April)
27 September
– NABBA Britain Finals – Bradford (rescheduled from 30 May)
4 October
– NABBA England – Brierley Hill
25 October
– NABBA UK – Castleford
7 November – NABBA Universe – Bradford

 

Next Fitness Model (NFMUK)

3 May 2020 – NFMUK Night of Champions – Walsall CANCELLED
 18 October – NFMUK Super Showdown – Walsall

 

NPA

1 August 2020 – NPA Yorkshire Championships – Sheffield
23 August – NPA Midlands Championships – Stamford
13 September
– NPA Mike Williams Classic – Sheffield
3 October – NPA Britain Finals – Manchester

 

PCA (Physical Culture Association)
Due to coronavirus, all shows over the next three months have been postponed.

4 April 2020 – PCA First Timers – Stafford – POSTPONED
5 April – PCA Saxon Classic – Stafford – POSTPONED
12 April – PCA Scotland – Motherwell – POSTPONED
19 April
– PCA South West – Exeter – POSTPONED
26 April
– PCA Yorkshire – Hull – POSTPONED
3 May
– PCA Central – Leamington Spa – POSTPONED
10 May
– PCA North West – Manchester – POSTPONED
16 May TBC
– Bodypower Expo – Birmingham – POSTPONED
17 May
– PCA Irish Open – Belfast – POSTPONED
24 May – PCA Worlds – Birmingham – POSTPONED
30 May
– PCA Hampshire – Aldershot – POSTPONED
7 June
– PCA North East – Stockton on Tees – POSTPONED
13 June
– PCA First Timers – Coventry – POSTPONED
21 June
– PCA East Anglia – Norwich – POSTPONED
27 June
– PCA Muscle Talk Championships Kettering – POSTPONED

6 September – PCA Manchester – Manchester
13 September
– PCA Welsh – Brecon
20 September
– PCA Midlands – Birmingham
27 September
– PCA First Timers – Hull
3 October
– PCA Ireland – Galway
11 October
– PCA Jersey – Jersey
18 October
– PCA London – TBC
24/25 October
– PCA British Finals – Hull

 

Pure Elite

7 June 2020 – Pure Elite UK Pro/Amateur Championships – Margate
7 June –
Pure Elite Transformation Show – Margate
5 July
– Pure Elite (amateur only show) Pro Qualifier – Manchester

 

UKBFF (UK Bodybuilding Fitness Federation)
(IFBB Elite Pro shows – see ‘2 Bros Pro’ for IFBB Pro League shows)

5 April 2020 – UK National Championships, Hayes CANCELLED
19 April – English Grand Prix – Hayes CANCELLED
25 April – UKBFF Scottish Championships – Dundee CANCELLED
24 May – UKBFF South Coast Championships – Brighton CANCELLED
31 May – UKBFF North West Championships – Warrington CANCELLED
7 June – UKBFF Classic Championships – St Albans CANCELLED
28 June – UKBFF Welsh Championships – Newport CANCELLED
26 July – Ultimate Beginners – Stars of Tomorrow – Gravesend CANCELLED
16 August – UKBFF North East Championships – Pudsey CANCELLED
30 August – UKBFF Kent Klassic Championships – Gravesend CANCELLED
6 September – Jersey Channel Island Championships – Jersey CANCELLED
12 September – UKBFF Northern Island Championships – Newtownabbey CANCELLED

4 October – UKBFF Midlands Championships – Bedworth 
18 October – UKBFF British Championships 2020 – Nottingham
8 November – Sugar’s Classic Championships – Hayes

 

UKDFBA – Drug Free Bodybuilding Association
Anyone who entered a regional show has been entered into the 17/18 October championships.

28 June – Caledonian Classic CANCELLED
8 August – Southern Counties CANCELLED
5 September – Northern Counties CANCELLED
20 September – Heart of England CANCELLED

20 September – UK Novice Championships – Rugby (rescheduled from 31 May)
17/18 October – Open UK International Championships – Bedworth

 

UK Ultimate Physiques (UKUP)
All UKUP shows have been cancelled. Athletes can enter the new open British championships on 10 October.

11 April 2020 – RIUP Ireland Championships – Co.Louth
18 April – UKUP Southern Championships – Sevenoaks
15 May – UKUP Bodypower International Championships – Birmingham (Expo postponed)
7 June – UKUP Scottish Championships – Glasgow
25 July – UKUP Welsh/SW Championships – Bridgend
12 September
– UKUP Midlands Championships –
Milton Keynes
17 October
– UKUP Northern Championships

10 October – UKUP (Open) British Championships – York
1 November – UKUP British Finals PRO/AM and PRO Qualifier – York

 

WBFF (World Beauty Fitness and Fashion)

31 May 2020 – WBFF UK Spring Fashion and Model Spectacular – London POSTPONED
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.