FDFF UNSTOPPABLE: NEW IFBB SANTO DOMINGO OPEN

More activities are coming from the Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation in the Dominican Republic (FDFF). After the recent course about “Training & Contest preparation for Bodybuilding and Fitness”, organized with IFBB Academy; now the action goes back to the stage with the announcement of the coming next IFBB Santo Domingo Open, scheduled for October 12th -14th, at the well-known “Teatro La Fiesta” in Jaragua Hotel & Casino.

The event, organized by FDFF president, Mr. Toni Peña and Mr. Eddy Pilier; will offer all the IFBB official disciplines -including Fitness Children- with Elite Pro Cards for the absolute winners.

2018 IFBB NORDIC CUP: INSPECTION REPORT UPDATED

On the next link can be checked the Inspection Report and all the info related with the coming next IFBB Nordic Cup that will be held, in Lahti (Finland), October 5th to 7th; joining the IFBB Nordic Elite Pro Championship and included in the activities of traditional Nordic Fitness Expo (NEF).

http://ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/PDF/New_2018_Nordic_Cup&Elite_Pro_eng_4s.pdf

Organized by IFBB Executive K.P. Ourama; the Nordic Cup is open to athletes worldwide and included in the 2018 World Ranking, besides Elite Pro Qualifier contest.

IFBB ACADEMY: NEW COURSE IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Near 70 athletes and coaches attended the recent course offered by the Dominican Republic Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (FDFF) and IFBB Academy about “Training & Contest preparation for Bodybuilding and Fitness”, recent weekend 14th – 15th July.

With Mr. José Maria García -chairman of the European Judges Committee- as presenter and with FDFF president, Mr. Toni Peña as host organizer; the course was the first of the four events planned by FDFF and IFBB Academy in the Caribbean country, about the latest strategies in training with the support of Body Shop Club.

Picture: FDFF president Toni Peña and IFBB Executive José María García, with some of the athletes who attended the course, in the Dominican Republic.

IFBB PHYSIQUE AMERICA APPOINTS BILL MOSCHELLE AS CHAIRMAN OF DELAWARE.

Continuing on its growth, IFBB Physique America announced Bill Moschelle as Chairman of Delaware State.

Bill Moschelle is a former military veteran, having spent 24 years in the Air Force and retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. His background is in mechanical and aeronautical engineering and he has been a competitor for 38 years, as well as an NPC judge in Florida & Ohio and has promoted several contests. He considers the highlights of his competitive career to have been able to compete in four IFBB World Championships; travelling to India, Spain, Turkey and Mexico for competition. 

As he thoroughly enjoyed those experiences he is pleased to join IFBB Physique America which offers athletes the same great opportunity to compete for the USA on the international stage. Bill Moschelle is also delighted that IFBB Physique America is under WADA Drug-Testing Regulations and protocol. 

Officials like Bill Moschelle are bringing IFBBPA a fast growing and fantastic progression, in the USA. 

Picture: Bill Moschelle with IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja.

THE MYTHICAL TITLE MR. & MISS AMERICA IS BACK.

After the great success of its 1st edition, the Mister & Miss America IFBB Cup is already scheduled for the 2019 season: Lima -the capital city of Peru- will host the event coming next April 12th to 14th.

The South American Confederation (CSFF), led by Mr. Juan Paredes and the IFBB bring back this prestigious title, open internationally, and Qualifier for the 2019 World Ranking and the Elite Pro Division. The event will carry on an Expo with the participation of most prestigious Fitness companies.

Lima, the Olympic capital of America being the hosting place for the next 18th Pan American Championships, shall be the venue for this strong and glamorous title 2019 Mr. & Miss America. 

PAN AMERICAN BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018: INSPECTION REPORT PUBLISHED

In the next link, athletes and supporters can find out the details for the 2018 Pan American Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships, scheduled for coming next November 23rd to 25th, in Guatemala:

https://ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Reporte-de-Inspección-panamericano-2018.pdf

The event, organized by the Guatemala National Federation (FNFG) and the Pan American Confederation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (PCFB), with the full support of the Guatemala Olympic Committee and the IFBB; its open for all the American National Federations recognized by their respective National Olympic Committees.

Results will be a qualifier for the 18th Pan American Games “Lima 2019”, in Peru.

CLASSIC PHYSIQUE: NEW DIVISION FOR ACE 2018

As previously announced, the new IFBB Division “Classic Physique” will make its international presentation at the 2018 Arnold Classic Europe, coming next days September 27th to 30th, in Barcelona (Spain). The new Inspection Report of the event has been already updated, including the 5 official categories that will be included in the Running Order:

  • up to 168 cm
  • up to 171 cm
  • up to 175 cm
  • up to 180 cm
  • over 180 cm 

The Classic Physique Division has weight limits, depending on the height. The lower limit, for athletes under 168 cm, is +4 kilos, above the Height (in cm) minus the value “100”. The upper limit, for athletes over 198 cm, is +17 kilos, above the Height (in cm) minus the value “100”.

Regarding the attire, that athletes must wear a larger one-colour swimsuit, that completely covers the buttocks area. Detailed rules can be found on the official IFBB website (www.ifbb.com).

IFBB PHYSIQUE AMERICA: 1st. EVENT IN MAINE (SEPTEMBER)

IFBB Physique America Maine Chairman, Doug Going, has announced that the first IFBBPA event in his state, the “Go Cena Classic” that will take place on Saturday, September 29; at the PAC Center in Biddeford (Maine), with the presence of special guest as legendary Danny Padilla, Elite Pro athlete Nick Eros and other big names in Bodybuilding. In addition, two athletes will be selected to represent the United States in IFBB International events, this Fall, with full expense paid. 

Organizers Matt Cena and Doug Going not only will put on a great event but also have aligned with a charity: the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. They believe in sharing the profits and giving to people in need. 

As Doug Going said: “IFBBPA will transform the Bodybuilding/Fitness/Physique landscape to a more mainstream, acceptable sport. I am elated and thrilled to be at the forefront of the revolution”. 

Bodybuilding and Fitness fans can be updated on the Facebook profile of the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/129072987960011/

 

DR. ALFONSO MORAN VISITED PRESIDENT SANTONJA, IN TARIFA (SPAIN).

The General Secretary of the IFBB Medical Commission, Dr. Alfonso Morán and his son – Dr. Moran Jr.– visited President Santonja and his wife, Mrs. Nieves; in order to report about coming next activities related with health that will be promoted from the Medical Commission, including new courses about prevention of heart failure. 

Dr. Moran and his team have been present in most of the recent international IFBB events (European Championships, Arnold Classic Europe, World Bodybuilding Championships, etc…) taking care of the athletes and always ready to share his wide experience in the field of Emergencies and Medical First Aid. He took profit of the summertime in Spain, to visit Santonja´s Family, in Tarifa (South of Spain) where the IFBB President is spending some days, always following all the IFBB activities.