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April 4, 2020

ABBA Natural Championships

The Alberta Bodybuilding Association is proud to present the 2020 Alberta Natural Championships, a drug-tested event. This show is a CBBF national qualifier. The top athletes from each class will be eligible to compete for Team Alberta at the 2020 CBBF International Events Qualifier (drug-tested event) in Toronto ON on June 6th, 2020.

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June 20, 2020

Margaret Logue Championship

The Margaret Logue Physique Championships is a National qualifier. Top athletes in each class will eligible to qualify to compete at the 2020 CBBF Nationals in Laval, QC on August 3rd, 2020.

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August 22, 2020

Canadian National Championships

Canadian Nationals will be held in Calgary, Alberta. All those who have placed in their respective provinces are qualified and will be able to compete at the CBBF Nationals Event.

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April 4, 2020

ABBA Natural Championships

The Alberta Bodybuilding Association is proud to present the 2020 Alberta Natural Championships, a drug-tested event. This show is a CBBF national qualifier. The top athletes from each class will be eligible to compete for Team Alberta at the 2020 CBBF International Events Qualifier (drug-tested event) in Toronto ON on June 6th, 2020.

Learn More
June 20, 2020

Margaret Logue Championship

The Margaret Logue Physique Championships is a National qualifier. Top athletes in each class will eligible to qualify to compete at the 2020 CBBF Nationals in Laval, QC on August 3rd, 2020.

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he ABBA is a non-profit association supporting the amateur sport of bodybuilding and fitness in the Province of Alberta. The ABBA is a member of the Canadian Bodybuilding Federation (CBBF) and the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB).

Do I need a membership to compete?

Yes, an ABBA Membership ($30) is mandatory to compete and an annual renewal is required.

How much does a membership cost?

An ABBA annual membership costs $30. This price is a flat rate and expires on December 31, regardless of date of purchase.

What does a membership provide me?

Membership benefits include the right:
To attend all general meetings;
To voice your opinions and/or suggestions;
To vote;
To run for Executive positions within the rules of the bylaws;
To participate in the Vendor Discount Program;
To participate in free seminars and information;
To be on the e-mailing list; and
To compete at ABBA sanctioned events.

How do I pay for my membership?

You do not require a PayPal account to use your credit card through PayPal. If you require an option outside of a PayPal account or credit card, please contact secretary@abba.ab.ca directly to see what can be arranged.
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We are Bodybuilding

The ABBA is a non-profit association supporting the amateur sport of bodybuilding and fitness in the Province of Alberta. The ABBA is a member of the Canadian Bodybuilding Federation (CBBF) and the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB).

The ABBA supports athletes by providing them with opportunities to compete in their discipline. The association provides educational seminars and workshops related to the sport. In addition, nationally qualified athletes receive team jackets and represent Team Alberta at the National Championships.

Membership benefits include the right to:
  • attend all general meetings
  • voice your opinions and/or suggestions
  • vote
  • run for Executive positions within the rules of the bylaws
  • participate in the Vendor Discount Program
  • participate in free seminars and information
  • be on the e-mailing list
  • compete in ABBA sanctioned events
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The Process

Road to Competition

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Become a Member

The first thing you need to do is buy a membership with the ABBA
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Define your Discipline

We offer several categories from Men's Bodybuilding to Men's Physique, and Bikini to Women's Physique. Once you decide to compete, you and your coach should discuss what discipline best suits your physique.
03

Complete a Posing Seminar

The best way to improve your posing is to practice, practice, practice. Hire a posing coach and attend posing seminars so that you can continue to improve, and show off your hard work.
04

Find and Register for an Event

The ABBA has 2 - 3 regional shows per calendar year. Those who place top 5 in their category, qualify for Nationals in either the Natural stream (International Events Qualifier), or open Nationals (CBBF Nationals).  Click on the show in which you'd like to compete.
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Compete

Once you've taken the step to compete, ensure your suit, tan, hair, makeup and shoes(if applicable), follow the regulations. Educate yourself, and reach out to us with any and all questions you may have. We're here to help.
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A history of where we have come from and where we are going.

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Bursary Programs

The ABBA Pro Card Bursary program has been discontinued. A new National Athlete Funding Program is currently under development and will be ready for unveiling in the new year.

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Sportsmanship & Conduct

Sportsmanship requires that a competitor conduct themselves in a manner which will reflect favorably on the sport. Any conduct contrary to that effect is discouraged and depending on the severity of such conduct, can lead to suspension.

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Alberta Pros

Broken down by category, these are the current and former Alberta pro's.

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Vendors

Interested in showcasing your products or services at one of our events. Please follow the link below and fill out the event vendor proposal.

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Photography & Video

As at all past events, no one is permitted to photograph or video any Alberta Bodybuilding Association event without the expressed written consent of the ABBA.

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FAQ

These are some of the common questions and concerns that have come up relating to membership, payments and event regulations.

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