To all fitness addicts, we know you’ve been working hard to get to where you are right now. You have put in not only weeks, but months and years of training. You prioritised exercise over partying. Sometimes, this fitness lifestyle cost you tears and blood. You have suffered from exercise-related injuries but didn’t give up.
We believe you are a role model to people around you. Your labour and dedication deserves to be recognised and rewarded. You, yes you, deserve a chance to inspire others.
Here’s the good news. The World Beauty Fitness and Fashion (WBFF) Asia is coming to Singapore this year. On 30th April 2017, Marina Bay Sands will be hosting WBFF’s debut in Southeast Asia. This competition has seen success and huge participation worldwide, including US, Canada, UK, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, and recently South Korea.
What is WBFF?
WBFF was founded by Paul Dillett, a professional bodybuilder from Canada, in 2007. WBFF competition welcomes individuals from any level of fitness. You do not need any experience nor performing talent. But you do need to be at least 18 years old at the time of competition.
Whether you are into bodybuilding or athletic sports, a gym freak or training devotee, or even someone who has experienced a positive transformation such as losing weight or overcoming any health disorders, this competition is for you to showcase your pride and inspire others.
Winners get rewarded with cash and prizes worth over US$ 20,000, as well as the much-coveted Pro Cards. Pro Card is an official professional model certification representing WBFF.
However, if you are not ready to compete yet and are looking for real life inspiration, join as one of the 2,500 spectators. We’re sure that you will go home with big dreams.
7 Ways You Can Compete
Here are the 7 categories you can choose from.
1. Male Fitness Model
If you’ve got a lean, well-proportioned toned and healthy looking physique that defines a fit and healthy lifestyle, this category is for you. You will compete in two rounds, swimsuit and evening wear, and you will be judged on overall marketability, physique and stage presence.
2. Male Muscle Model
If you’re a man who’s got huge muscle size and enviable muscle definition, you could be the male muscle model that WBFF is looking for. There’s only one round for this category and you’re suggested to wear square cut spandex style swim shorts for the competition. Judging criteria includes overall physique, conditioning and overall balance of physique, and muscle definition.
3. Diva Fitness Model
Athletic but classy women, wear your beauty and confidence as you show off your style, poise, and toned physique during the competition. The two rounds for this category are bikini suit round and theme wear round.
4. Diva Bikini Model
Diva Bikini Model is where Victoria’s Secret meets fitness. There will be two rounds in this category. In bikini suit round, attention is focused on the beauty of face, figure, physical fitness, and your confidence. In evening gown round, you get to wear your choice of gown that best represents your personality but is also fashionable, and you’ll be judged on overall appearance, self-confidence, sense of style and beauty.
5. Diva Figure Model
Women with a figure, you get to compete in one round but two segments for this category. In Symmetry, you will perform a series of quarter turns as directed by the head judge, and you’ll be judged on the symmetry, aesthetics, and presentation. In Comparison, you’ll be judged against other competitors on the degree of firmness, symmetry, proportion, and overall healthy physical appearance.
6. Commercial Model
Men and women, if it’s your dream to be a model and you think you have what it takes to be featured in television advertisements, catalogues, commercial videos, billboards, magazines and newspapers, you ought to join this category. Contestants are expected to model in swimwear and fashion attire.
If you have had a positive transformation of your body from 3 months to 3-4 years back, submit your heartfelt story and your photo before the transformation. On competition day, you will model in swimwear and fashion attire.
How to Register
Registration is now open at WBFF Asia website. You may participate in up to 3 categories. Registration fees for competitors are US$ 300 for one category, US$ 370 for two categories, and US$ 420 for three categories. If you win more than one category, you are only entitled to one money-prize award.
For spectators, tickets can be purchased from WBFF Asia website as well, at the cost of US$ 65. Be prepared to meet WBFF official ambassadors including Kim Yeon A, Ahn Jae Sung, Ryu Jae Heon and Jun Min Ji.