The Destination: Victoria, BC
Victoria is a true one-of-a-kind city on the Pacific coast. Surrounded by water and full of adventure, Victoria finds itself nestled between the tranquil waters of the Salish Sea and the mighty coastal rainforests of Vancouver Island. Discover boutique shops, and fresh farm-to-table dining. The 2024 Vancouver Island Showdown will be hosted on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, BC.

CPA Amateur Show:
This event is a regional level 1 show governed by the Canadian physique alliance welcome to everyone from coast to coast in Canada. No experience needed to compete in this show. Competing athletes must have a valid CPA Membership before Registering.

IFBB Pro Show:
The Vancouver Island Showdown PRO/Am will also feature IFBB Pro Women’s Bodybuilding, IFBB Pro Women’s Physique and IFBB Pro Wellness athletes! We are extremely to continual to build on this all women’s pro show with the new addition of WELLNESS!

To register for the IFBB Pro Show please contact

CPA Early Bird Registration:
Opens online November 2, 2023 (24 weeks out)
$150 per class

Early Bird Registration Deadline (6 weeks out):
Saturday March 9, 2024
$200 per class after 

Online Registration Closes:
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 @ 7 PM PST.

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Early Bird Registration Deadline (12 weeks out)
Saturday, January 27, 2024


Why Athletes Love the Vancouver Island Showdown


Friday, April 19, 2024

All “Athlete Check-in” activities take place at the

Victoria Conference Centre

720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 3M7, Canada

Schedule and classes are subject to change.
Please check back the week of the show for a confirmed schedule.

Athlete Check-In

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CPA Amateurs Mens’ Registration: 3:00PM-4:00PM

Check-ins for Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Physique and Men’s Physique


CPA Amateurs Womens’ Registration: 4:00PM-5:00PM

Check-ins for Women’s Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique,  Fitness, Figure, Wellness and Bikini

5:00PM CPA Amateurs’ Athletes Meeting @ Victoria Conference Centre
5:30PM IFBB Pros’ Athlete Registration & Pros’ Athlete Meeting shortly after

Please download the Muscleware App before arriving to the Athlete Check-in.

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Show Day – 2 Show Format

9:30 AM Doors open to the public for GA
10:00 AM IFBB Pro Women’s Bodybuilding & IFBB Pro Women’s Physique, IFBB Pro Women’s Wellness Prejudging,

plus all CPA Mens & Women’s Divisions Prejudging!
3:30 PM Doors open to the public for GA
4:00 PM

IFBB Pro Women’s Bodybuilding & IFBB Pro Women’s Physique, IFBB Pro Women’s Wellness Finals,

plus all CPA Mens & Women’s Divisions Finals!

Purchase show tickets

Order of Classes
Classes are subject to change depending on the number of registered athletes 

Men’s Bodybuilding 
Classic Physique
Men’s Physique

Women’s Bodybuilding
Women’s Physique
Women’s Figure


Venue & Hotel

Venue Location

Victoria Conference Centre

A stunning homage to the cultures and traditions that make Victoria a great place to connect, Victoria Conference Centre (VCC) is the city’s largest conference facility.

720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 3M7

Directions & Parking

The VCC has a two-level, 305-vehicle underground parking garage with access from Douglas Street.

The parkade is open daily (year-round) from 5:00 a.m. until midnight with an attendant on duty.
After hours, the parkade is secured. Rates are $1.75/30 minutes up to a daily maximum of $18.
There is a height restriction of 6’2″ (1.88 m).

The VCC parking garage is managed by Robbins Parking. Any enquiries please contact them here.

Hotel Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria

777 Douglas Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B5, Canada
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Self parking: Not available
Valet parking: C$21.00

Thursday, April 20, 2023 to Monday, April 24, 2023
Standard Room – 1 king bed or 2 queen beds $219.00 
One Bedroom Suite – 1 king bed or 2 queen beds $239.00 

Reservations can be made up until March 25 2023 (same day as Early Bird Registration deadline 4 weeks out), at which time, no further reservations will be made, unless requested directly with the hotel and subject to hotel availability. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Downtown Victoria attractions on our doorstep

We’re located in downtown Victoria, two blocks from the waterside paths of the Inner Harbour, the Royal BC Museum, and Parliament House. Find a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment within a kilometer of our door. Our fitness center is open 24 hours and every stay begins with a warm DoubleTree cookie.



In-Person Audience Tickets
Prejudging | Saturday, April 20, 2024 @ 10:00AM
Finals | Saturday, April 20, 2023 @ 4:00PM
$70 each show OR $130 full day access + taxes/fees


Full Day Online Access
Saturday, April 20, 2024
$50 + taxes/fees


Backstage & Theatre Access
Saturday, April 20, 2024

$230 + taxes and fees



Welcome, all IFBB Pro Women’s Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique, & Women’s Wellness athletes to beautiful Victoria, BC Canada for the 3rd Annual All WOMEN”S PRO SHOW! We are excited to have the opportunity to host you in one of the most beautiful parts of Canada and grant the 1st place winner in each category with a Mr. Olympia qualification.

IFBB Pro Athletes Information Registration & contracts to compete in the show are done through IFBB Head Office. Prize pool for each class will be released at a later date.

IFBB PRO Schedule of Events

Victoria Conference Centre

720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 3M7

  • Athletes Check-in & Meeting Friday, April 19, 2024 6:00PM
    • IFBB Pro Prejudging Saturday, April 20, 2024 10:00AM
    • IFBB Pro Finals Saturday, April 20, 2024 4:00PM
    • **Show time will be updated closer to the event




Additional Benefits For Competing in the Vancouver Island Showdown Pro/Am

  • 24/7 Gym Access at Truth Gym Gallery for all competitors throughout the duration of their stay in Victoria, BC
  • Additional promotion & social media attention through interviews, social media posts, and more
  • North American media outlets will be covering the event with added media exposure
  • Photo shoot & video shoot opportunities will be provided to the top placing athletes on Sunday, April 21, 2024
  • The winner in each class will also receive a bonus of $1,000 bursary towards the expenses of competing in the Mr. Olympia competition.
  • For more information about the IFBB Pro rules & regulations
    Women’s Bodybuilding Rules & Regulations
    Women’s Physique Rules & Regulations

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