International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB)
Fédération internationale de culture physique
1946 Montréal Canada
Founded 1946, Montréal QC (Canada). Original English title: International Federation of Body-Builders (IFBB). Reconstituted 1970, Belgrade (Yugoslavia). Constitution and Rules approved by Congress, 26 Oct 1986, Tokyo (Japan); amended 1987, Madrid (Spain); 1989, Paris (France); 1995, Guam; Nov 2010.
Promote, control and develop bodybuilding and physical culture on an international scale; promote interest in, and dedication to, better fitness and health through physical culture, proper nutrition and weight training; conduct drug testing at all international competitions; ensure that drug testing is carried out in the countries of all affiliated nations by enforcing rules and regulations for drug testing on national federations; conduct research into the benefits of bodybuilding and nutrition in relation to strength conditioning, as a basis for peak performance in sport and to improve the general health of populations at large; distribute without charge such information to National Olympic Committees and international sports federations worldwide; develop and intensify friendship and cooperation amongst national federations and bodybuilders from all countries; coordinate and supervise activities of national federations practising bodybuilding, fitness and physical culture.
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International Congress and meetings of the Executive Council and Committees (annual, at site of the annual Men's World Championships). Special Congress (every 4 years) elects the officers and members of the Executive Council and Committees. Executive Council comprises: President; Executive Assistant to the President; Executive Director; General Secretary; Assistant General Secretary; Regional Vice-Presidents; Treasurer; Legal Counsel; Chairman and Secretary of each IFBB Committee - Judges Committee, Medical and Doping Commission, Technical Committee, Women's Committee, Exercise and Education Committee. Congresses open.
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