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 2023 Vancouver Island Showdown will be hosted on Sunday, April 23, 2023 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!

CPA Early Bird Registration:
Opens online Thursday, December 1, 2022

$150 per class

Early Bird Registration Deadline (6 weeks out):
Sunday, March 12, 2023

$200 per class after 

Online Registration Closes:
Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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2022 Vancouver Island Showdown Trailer

FAQ VANCOUVER ISLAND SHOWDOWN

Early Bird Registration Deadline (6 weeks out)
Sunday, March 12, 2023

Services

Schedule

Saturday, April 22, 2023

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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4:00PM

Mens’ Registration: 4:00PM-4:45PM (45 minutes)

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

4:45PM

Womens’ Registration: 4:45PM-5:30PM (45 minutes)

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

5:30PM CPA Amatuers’ Athletes Meeting @ Victoria Conference Centre
6:00PM IFBB Pros’ Athlete Registration & Pros’ Athlete Meeting shortly after
 

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

Sunday, April 23, 2023

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

Wellness
Bikini 

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.

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Tickets

In-Person Audience Tickets

Prejudging | Sunday, April 23, 2023 @ 10:00AM
Finals | Sunday, April 23, 2023 @ 4:00PM
$70 each show OR $130 full day access + taxes/fees

2023 Van Island Showdown Live Stream

Pay-Per-View Live Stream

Full Day Access | Sunday, April 23, 2023
$50 + taxes/fees

COACHES VIP PASS

 Backstage & Theatre Access | Sunday, April 23, 2023

$230 + taxes and fees

IFBB PRO SHOW INFO

IFBB PRO REGISTRATION

Welcome, all IFBB Pro Women’s Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique, & Women’s Wellness athletes to beautiful Victoria, BC Canada for the 2nd 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 Saturday, April 22, 2023 6:00PM
    • IFBB Pro Prejudging Sunday, April 23, 2023 10:00AM
    • IFBB Pro Finals Sunday, April 23, 2023 4:00PM
    • **Show time will be updated closer to the event

HOST HOTEL

RESERVE ATHLETE HOTEL ROOM

IFBB PRO SHOW BENEFITS

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 Monday, April 24, 2023
  • 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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