Welcome to IFBB Physique America Florida

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Competition and Registration

Information on the Upcoming Competition and Registration.

Sponsorship and News

Important News and Sponsorship information. 

Posing and Rules

 Posing according to the rules is important. Find out how to do it right 

Learn more about the Divisions at Our Competitions

Learn more about our divisions and which one is the best fit for you.


Pay for competition registrations and items.

Affiliated with IFBB International

Who is IFBB International and IFBB Physique America?


IFBB Physique America is the only United States affiliate to the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB), which was founded in 1946 by Ben and Joe Weider. The IFBB is now 199 nations strong making it the 4th largest Sports Federation in the world.

In 1969, the IFBB became a member of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), now SportAccord. The IFBB is also affiliated with the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE), the International Pierre de Coubertin Committee, the World Games (IWGA), the International Council of Coach Education (ICCE), the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Association of Pan American Sport Federations (ACODEPA).

The IFBB is also recognized by over 90 National Olympic Committees and will be a participant in the 2019 Pam Am Games in Lima, Peru. 

For more information on the International Federation of Body Building and Fitness visit IFBB.com


Florida Team and International

The Florida Team Goes Big


The Florida Team Headed by George Jonson and Carlos Cortes spearheaded the IFBB Physique America competitions through a very successful IFBB Florida Classic, which sent 6 Fully Sponsored Athletes to compete at the Arnold Classic in Brazil in 2018, and several other International Competitions. 

Following this success, The Florida Team along with the support of all the IFBB Physique America officials launched the First Major International IFBB Competition in the United States. With 300 athletes from over 20 countries, The IFBB Miami Grand Prix awarded 14 Elite Pro Cards to those whom were ready to compete among the best in the World. 

George Jonson


Welcome to the IFBBPA the official amateur organization of the IFBB International. I’m the chairman of the state of Florida, George Jonson. It is with great honor and pleasure that I’ve been appointed to serve under the direction of our President Wayne DeMilia and Vice President Jim Rockwell.

My career in the fitness and bodybuilding industry started in 1980. It has been part life of my life for the past 39 years. I have been in all facets of the fitness and bodybuilding industry from promoting shows to expediting to training athletes for shows and judging contest. I have a degree in exercise science /physical therapy /physiotherapy along with a variety of national certifications for personal training. I’ve had the great pleasure of working directly underneath our President for the last 20 years. I have learned a lot about honesty, integrity, and hard work from his leadership. If at anytime any athlete or competitor has any questions please feel free to contact me directly my contact info ifbbpa@aol.com or 561-274-2669

Carlos Cortes


I have been passionate about the sport of Natural Body building for 15 years and enjoy different perspectives to the sport. As a Competitor, I understand the expectations that athletes have in the quality of the shows they invest their money to participate in. As a Coach, I want my athletes to have the best possible experience with the preparation to compete as well as the competition itself. As a Judge, I want to make sure the the judging criteria is crystal clear so that the best possible selection can be made according to the criteria and the athletes have a fair placing. As a Promoter, I want to spread enthusiasm to all my communities in a sport that promotes health, confidence, and strength. I want to bring in new athletes to the sport and watch their competitive careers soar beyond their dreams. I may be reached at  carlos.cortes.fitness@gmail.com or 339-223-2886.

The Constitution of IFBB Physique America


The Constitution

"Article 17-Doping

 B. The IFBBPA officially recognizes the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as the ultimate authority in anti-doping matters."

Download and view the entire Constitution of  the IFBBPA.

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Fit Project Media



Brett Richard has been involved within the fitness industries since 2001.

As a Personal Trainer, an Athletic Trainer, and a Post Rehabilitative Fitness Specialist, Brett has traveled most of the United States working with professional athletes from around the world, celebrities, and dignitaries. As Brett's training career grew, he found himself involved in more and more Media outlets, television shows, and radio programs. Brett decided to change careers in November of 2015 starting Fit Project Radio that later evolved into Fit Project Media, Inc. Fit Project Media is designed to Educate, Inspire, and Entertain people in the worlds of Health, Wellness, Fitness, Athletics, and Nutrition. Currently Brett is hosting Fit Project Radio on ESPN Radio and YMCA Radio, running Fit Project Video & Photography, and now is launching Fit Project TV (#FPTV) on YouTube. Along with co-hosting events and providing marketing/advertising assistance to countless fitness competitions. To contact Brett, please call him @ (239)273-7307 or email him at fitprojectradio@gmail.com  You can also follow Brett and Fit Project though Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter.

The Success of the IFBB Miami Grand Prix is Spreading

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The Evolution of Body Building has been at the Tip of the Spear in Body Building news. Checkout their site with news and results of the IFBB Miami Grand Prix


Constitution of IFBBPA

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