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NABBA is the first and the original competitve bodybuilding association. Formed in 1950, NABBA's first Mr Universe contest was won by Steve Reeves, who went on to make over 30 Hercules movies. Top bodybuilders who won the Mr Universe title include Reg Park, Bill Pearl and Arnold Schwarzenegger (four-times winner).

The late Oscar Heidenstam was appointed Secretary in 1956 and continued to drive NABBA forward for more than 30 years. At a meeting in London in 1984, NABBA International was formed and became host to the European & World Championships. This branch of NABBA is now supported by more than fifty countries.

Today, there are ten elected area reps covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and they are members of the NABBA Council. Each area holds a qualifying event, which leads to the Annual Mr & Miss Britain Finals. This in turn becomes a qualifier for the European and Universe Championships. The Universe contest gets stronger every year - at the last Universe, representatives from 36 countries took part and a total of 151 athletes competed.

 

Michael O'Hanlon
NABBA is sorry to learn of the untimely death of Michael O'Hanlon who was an accomplished competitor and winner of the Mr Scotland title in March 2016. Our condolences to Michael's family and friends.

NABBA Shows
Please note a change of venue for the NABBA UK on 6th November 2016 - this is now at Castleford Civic Centre. Also note the England and Novice Finals shows in Brierley Hill start at 1300hrs.
Details are show on the Competitions page


NABBA Officials
The NABBA Council voted in for the next 2 years the following persons at their annual NABBA Council Meeting on 27th May 2016:

Jim Charles NABBA Chairman
Eddy Ellwood NABBA Vice Chairman
Tony Sullivan Chairman of the Judges
Daniel Breen - Treasurer


NABBA Universe 2016
The NABBA Council would like to officially announce that
the NABBA Universe 2016 will be staged on Saturday 29th October
at the very prestigious and world renowned
Symphony Hall, Birmingham City Centre.

Further advertisement literature and details will be shown on our Website as they become available from mid-January 2016 onwards.

Universe Competitors, who have returned their entry form slip to NABBA HQ can have an extra special deal for month of August only.
If they buy 10 tickets (all day) they get 5 FREE, these Competitor orders can only be dealt with by NABBA HQ so contact Val on 01384 898 578 for further details on this special offer.

NABBA Show Guide Poster
Download our new Show Guide Poster for 2016
listing details of 15 NABBA shows


NABBA
HEALTH

& FITNESS
MAGAZINE

Issue 22
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