July 15, 2009

To Canadian amateur and professional physique competitors:

Welcome to the official website of the Canadian Physique Association, Canada's new leader for bodybuilding, figure, bikini and fitness events. The Canadian Physique Association will offer amateur as well as professional events at the national level, and we will welcome competitors from all over Canada through our provincial and national affiliates, including those from the Ontario Physique Association, Canada's largest provincial-level physique organization.

Our mission

The CPA's mandate is to provide a fair playing field for all physique athletes and to offer an enticing tier system that will allow competitors to progress to higher competitive levels, both at the amateur and professional level. The CPA's executive will be comprised of dedicated professionals who will work tirelessly on behalf of the athletes for the betterment of the sports. The executive team will be announced shortly. We are also seeking representatives from across Canada. If this interests you, contact us at the e-mail address indicated below.

While developing amateur and professional events in Canada, the Canadian Physique Association will be working to build a tier system to international events. Our first priority in this regard is to build a top-quality Canadian organization that is recognized by the IFBB.

Qualifications for amateur and professional events

Any Canadian 18 years of age or older can compete in a Canadian Physique Association amateur events. Overall winners from Canadian Physique Association events will be qualified for Canadian Physique Assocation professional-level events. As well, overall winners in bodybuilding, fitness, and figure from all previous OPA Ontario Championships and class winners from CBBF national-level events will automatically be qualified to compete in Canadian Physique Association professional-level competitions. Current orofessional-level competitors from the WBFF, UFE and IDFA will also be eligible for CPA professional status.

Canadian Physique Association-recognized events

  • September 19, 2009 - OPA Ontario Natural Championships (or CPA National Natural Championships)

    Amateur competitions: men's and women's bodybuilding; women's fitness, figure, and bikini

    Website: www.jamorshows.com

  • November 7, 2009 - OPA Eastern Ontario Championships, OPA Ottawa Championships, CPA Ottawa Professional  Championships

    Amateur competitions: men's and women's bodybuilding; women's fitness, figure, and bikini
    Professional competitions: men's bodybuilding, women's figure

    Website: www.ottawabodybuilding.ca

  • November 24, 2009 - OPA Western Ontario Championships, OPA London Championships, CPA London Professional Championships

    Amateur competitions: men's and women's bodybuilding; women's fitness, figure, and bikini
    Professional competitions: men's bodybuilding, women's figure

    Website: www.jamorshows.com

  • June 19, 2010 - OPA Ontario Championships, CPA Canadian Championships and CPA Canadian Professional Championships

    Amateur competitions: men's and women's bodybuilding; women's fitness, figure, and bikini
    Professional competitions: men's and women's bodybuilding; women's figure, fitness and bikini

    Website: coming soon

Keep checking for updates . . .

Please keep checking back to this website for updates throughout this month. The Canadian Physique Association is Canada's physique event leader, offering amateur and professional events that you will want to be part of.

Yours truly,

The Canadian Physique Association

Website: Canadian.PhysiqueAssociation.com or www.PhysiqueAssociation.com/Canada/

E-mail: canada@physiqueassociation.com