Browse our bodybuilding UK competition calendar* for 2019, from federations including the UKBFF, 2 Bros Pro, the WBFF, the PCA, NABBA, UKUP and Pure Elite, among others. Search for a show near you, and follow the links to the federations’ websites to book.

With the season well and truly underway, now’s the time to plan your year of competing. To help, we’ve compiled a list of bodybuilding events in the UK, complete with their locations. New to the sport? Download my 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

14 April – Regional Qualifier – Hull 
30 June – Regional Qualifier – Watford
4 August – Regional Qualifier – Crawley

British Natural Bodybuilding Federation (BNBF)

2 June – BNBF Scotland – Perth
15 June – BNBF Northern Ireland – Belfast
30 June – BNBF Welsh – Newport
27 July – BNBF Central – Hornchurch
4 August – BNBF Southern – Leatherhead
25 August – BNBF Midland – Birmingham
15 September – BNBF Northern – Manchester

Miami Pro

14 April – Miami Pro World Championships – St Albans
27 October – 
Miami Pro Universe Amateur Championships – St Albans

NABBA (National Amateur Bodybuilders’ Association)
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13 April – NABBA Scotland Mr/Miss Scotland – Glenrothes
27 April
NABBA Northern IrelandBelfast
28 April
– NABBA Midlands – Brierley Hill

4 May – NABBA Wales – Newport
5 May
– NABBA North –
Hartlepool
18 May
– NABBA North West – Southport
19 May – NABBA North East – Castleford
19 May
– NABBA West –
Bristol
1 June
– NABBA British Finals – Southport
8 June – NABBA World Championships – Belfast
29 September
– NABBA England
2 November – NABBA Universe –Bradford
TBC
– NABBA UK

Next Fitness Model (NFMUK)

19 May – NFMUK Night of Champions – Newport
29 September – NFMUK Super Show-down – TBC

PCA (Physical Culture Association)

31 March – PCA First Timers – Stafford
14 April – PCA Saxon Classic –
Stafford
20 April – PCA Scotland – Motherwell
28 April
– PCA South West – Exeter
5 May
– PCA United Kingdom East Coast- Hull
11 May
– PCA European Championships (Bodypower) – Birmingham
18 May
– PCA North East – Newcastle
19 May
– PCA Irish – Belfast
25 May
– PCA North West – Preston
2 June
– PCA Hampshire – Aldershot
9 June
– PCA First Timers –
Coventry
23 June
– PCA Norwich – Norwich
29 June
– PCA Muscletalk – Kettering
1 September
– PCA Welsh (Mid Wales) – Brecon
8 September
– PCA Manchester – Manchester
15 September
– PCA Midlands – Xplosive Ape Grand Prix – Birmingham
22 September
– PCA Jersey – St Helier
29 September
– PCA First Timers – Yorkshire
6 October
– PCA London – London
11-12 October
– PCA Grand British Finals – TBC

Pure Elite

27 April – UK Amateur Championship/ Pro Championship – Margate
6 July – Amateur Only Show – Manchester
7 September – Amateur Only Show – Dublin
9 November – Amateur World Championships/ World Pro Championships – Margate

UKBFF (UK Bodybuilding Fitness Federation)

30 March – UK National Championships – Bedworth
12 May – UKBFF South Coast Championships – Brighton
26 May – UKBFF North West Championships – Warrington
9 June – UKBFF Classics Championships – St Albans
21-23 June – IFBB English Grand Prix/ IFBB Elite Pro Qualifier – Reading
29 June – UKBFF Welsh Championships – Newport
6 July – UKBFF Scottish Championships – Dundee
28 July – UKBFF Ultimate Beginners Stars of Tomorrow – Gravesend
18 August – UKBFF North East Championships – Pudsey
25 August – UKBFF Kent Klassic Championships – Gravesend
7 September – UKBFF Northern Ireland Championships – Belfast
15 September – UKBFF Jersey Channel Islands Championships – Jersey
29 September – UKBFF Midlands Championships – Bedworth
October TBC –
Sugar’s Classic Championships – Leicester
12-13 October – UKBFF British Championships – Nottingham

UKDFBA – Drug Free Bodybuilding Association

26 May – USN Classic – Rugby
23 June – Caledonian Classic – Edinburgh
10 August – Southern Countries – Surrey
8 September – Northern Counties – Heywood
22 September – Heart of England – Rugby
19-20 October – UK International Championships and WNBF Pro International – Coventry

UK Ultimate Physiques (UKUP)

13 April – RIUP Ireland Championships – Co.Louth
20 April – UKUP Southern Championships – Sevenoaks
10 May – UKUP Bodypower Classic – NEC Birmingham
16 June – UKUP Scottish Championships – Rutherglen
28 July 
– UKUP Welsh Championships – Bridgend
21 September
– UKUP Northern Championships – York
19 October 
– UKUP Midlands Championships – Milton Keynes
26 October 
– British Finals – York

WBFF (World Beauty Fitness and Fashion)

26 May – WBFF UK – London
2 November
– WBFF UK Pro/Am – London

*Please note, this list is updated on a regular basis as some federations have not released their final locations. We will continue to update the list as locations are released, so please check back regularly if you can’t find the show you are looking for.