Pro Bodybuilding Returns to the Gulf

The second edition of Mr. & Ms World, which is a mighty bodybuilding and fitness championship, will be going to occur from the 5th to the 7th of October, 2023. The IFBB will welcome the athletes, bodybuilders, and other guests at Zayed Sports Complex in the impressive Emirates of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The competition will feature both amateur and IFBB Elite Pro events.

An unlimited number of candidates can participate in this event as it is open to all IFBB-associated competitors worldwide. In its second edition, this amazing athletic event guarantees an unmatched sporting spectacle and doubles the stake. People will witness a competition that will be an innovative combination of technology, sports, and an outstanding organization from the 5th to the 7th of October. The competition will be fair, and IFBB will secure the triumph of this incredible bodybuilding contest. At the venue of this event, 3000 people can be accommodated to observe athletes from diverse backgrounds competing for the title of IFBB Mr. & Ms World champion. 

The Men’s Competition category consists of:

  1. Bodybuilding
  2. Classic Physique
  3. Men’s Physique

The award for this category is the IFBB Elite Pro Card along with the opportunity to participate in the pro event. This competition is also an IFBB ranking qualifier.

The Female Competition category consists of only one division, that is Women’s Fit Model, with the prize money of $17,000 that will be shared between the 1st and 5th ranks.

The athletes must read the inspection report carefully and abide by the rules of the posing trunks and female apparel.

Zayed Sports Complex will be catering the IFBB Elite Pro event as well. This consists of categories including Men’s Physique, Classic Physique, Bodybuilding up to 95kg, and Open Bodybuilding. The top five competitors in each division will each get a prize pool worth $120,000.

High Hopes for the 2nd edition

The 1st edition of IFBB Mr. & Ms. World 2022 set new standards and stormed the bodybuilding world. That was one of the best stage designs in recent memory, emphasizing the athletes' bodies in the clearer, most unobscured way imaginable. It provided worldwide exposure to pro athletes and amateurs, launching their careers to the next level.

The Mr. & Ms. World 2023 will propose diverse openings for bodybuilders and athletes to earn their proposition and compete for a prestigious title along with a great prize award. This prominent competition is evidence that the IFBB is helping to spread the popularity of bodybuilding throughout the world. Huge investments in these famous events are being done just to push the sports of the bodybuilding industry to new levels.

The terms and conditions of official inspection reports are mentioned in detail below. It contains all the relevant information about amateur and pro events.

IFBB Mr. & Ms. World Amateur Pro Qualifier Inspection Report

Key Points:

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES will welcome people with the following conditions

  • Credit Card facility: International Credit Cards such as Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted at United Arab Emirate’s major hotels, restaurants, and stores. Visitors may be requested to show their passports at such places.
  • Visa Assistance: Please contact the UAE Embassy in your country to specify whether you need a visa. To get an invitation letter, the applicant should forward the following information to the IFBB or Championship Organizer: A copy of the passport and visitor’s accommodation details; if the visa is not granted, the cancellation policies for the championship will still apply.
  • An athlete, who requested and received an invitation from the IFBB Head Office or the Organizing Committee of an IFBB-sanctioned event for visa purposes and used this visa to stay in the host country or any other country unlawfully, will be subjected to disciplinary proceedings and measures.

How to move from Dubai to Fujairah by road?

There is a distance of 110 kilometres from Dubai Airport to the Emirates of Fujairah, so you have to pay $80 to reach Fujairah by car.

ZAYED SPORTS COMPLEX – Competition Venue

It is located at Al Hayl, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, where one can do professional or business events. Its capacity is for 3000 people with clear visibility. It has a total of 500 car parking and 12 bus parking.

Registration and Participation

IFBB-Associated athletes can participate in Mr. & Ms. World Championship worldwide. To prevent disqualifications, it is the FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND OBLIGATION OF THE REGISTERED ATHLETE OR FEDERATION to confirm their status (such as suspension, ineligibility due to a violation of IFBB rules, or any disciplinary actions both at the national and international levels).

Official Athlete Registration

Registration will be open on the 5th of October, 2023, at Zayed Sports Complex from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm. Be on time to get your turn as soon as possible; late comers will not be entertained. Show your passports and IFBB International Cards at the registration counter; then, you will receive a wristband that allows daily admission to the venue. IFBB International Cards costs $50 per year; you can buy this card at registration if you don’t have it.

PLEASE NOTE: No crossovers between different sports divisions are allowed, i.e., not possible to compete in both Bodybuilding and Classic Physique

Registration Fee

IFBB registration fee is $350 per person, which has to be paid in advance by PayPal or debit/credit card through the IFBB webpage.

A payment confirmation copy is required at the registration. The last date to apply for online registration is the 15th of September, 2023. When registering in person, during the event, or after the online payment deadline, an extra fee of $50 will be assessed. The entire cost of the registration fee in this scenario is $400. Transportation for all the participants is free; meanwhile, accommodation and meals are at the participant’s expense.

Organizing Committee will collect the Tanning charge of $110 on 5th October 2023, which is an obligatory fee. The IFBB has banned all tans that can be wiped off. An official will check the tan of all athletes backstage, and if the tan comes off by simply wiping, the athlete will be told to remove the tan before going on stage. Approved Tan is available with the Organizing Committee only before the competition.

There are free transportation services provided for all the participants by the organizing committee from the official hotel to the venue hall and back during the days of the event.

IFBB Mr. World Championship Amateur Categories

Award for all Mr. & Ms World Amateur Category

The winner in each category will be rewarded with Elite PRO Card and will be able to participate in the next day's Pro show without submitting any other charges. The top 3 athletes of each category will be rewarded with medals. The top 6 athletes in every category will get certificates of excellence. The top 6 winners in every division will be awarded with a trophy.

There is an approved attire for all the bodybuilders participating in each category.

IFBB Ms World Championship

 Women’s Fit Model Rules


  • Women’s Fit Model: Up to and incl. 160cm
  • Women’s Fit Model: Up to and incl. 164cm
  • Women’s Fit Model: Up to and incl. 168cm
  • Women’s Fit Model: Up to and incl. 172cm
  • Women’s Fit Model: over 172cm
  • Master Women’s Fit Model: open

NOTE: The minimum number of competitors to run a category should be 3. If there are less than 3 athletes, categories will be combined.

Fit Model Overall Winners





Round 1: sportswear {Gym Style} I-walking, quarter turns

Round 2: Evening gowns {Night Style} T-walking, quarter turns

About attire:

Transparent fabric, mesh, or shiny sportswear fabric, such as velvet, leather, silk, and any decorations, are strictly prohibited. ATTIRE FOR THE SPORTSWEAR ROUND IS A GYM TOP AND SHORTS. There is a list of attire requirements and sizes on the official webpage of IFBB for women's championships with every detail. Footwear and jewellery are not allowed for the gym style category. Visit the IFBB official page to explore the details if you are willing to participate. 

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