Here you find the most important Questions and Answers. If you have further questions, please contact us via info(at)anbf.at.

How do you know that you are registered for the competition?

After submitting the completed online registration form, an e-mail with the subject "Wettkampf Anmeldung" will be sent to the specified e-mail address. This email is already the confirmation of participation. In addition, it is checked whether the amount to be paid has been transferred. When registering, the ANBF will check the list again.


When is a double start (in several classes) possible?

A double start is only possible in the following classes

  • Teenage
  • Juniors
  • Masters Women and Men
  • Handicap
  • Pairposing

For example, if you start in the juniors class you can also participate in your respective weight class, e.g. men bodybuilding up to 75kg. It is also possible to start in the Masters class. Here you can for example make a double start in women's Masters class and figure. Starting in several weight classes or Bodybuilding + Physique is not allowed.

In which classes is a individual posing routine possible?

You can do an individual posing routine in all men weight classes and juniors, teenagers, women athletics, women bodybuilding classes.

What about tanning? Do you have to book it?

This year we work together with ProTan. The ProTan Team will be offering on the day of the competition. A sign-up link will be published.

Of course it is possible to take care of the tan yourself. However, smear colors are not allowed, these lead to disqualification.


Which memberships are accepted?

ANBF, DFAC, GNBF, WNBF, INBA, SNBF.  A valid membership card must be presented. If you don’t own a membership you can get one here:


How exactly does the procedure on the copm day look like

A timetable will be announced.


Which classes are there?

A distinction is made between women and men, ie a woman can only start in a class offered for women. Exceptions to this are the pairing and handicap classes.


Women Bikini (up to 165cm)Teenage (until 1 day before your 18. birthday)
Women Bikini (from 165cm)Juniors (18 to 21)
Women FigureMen Physique (up to 175cm)
Women AthleticMen Physique (from 175cm)
Women BodybuildingBantamweight (Men up to 70kg)
Masters I Women (over 40 Jahre)Lightweight (Men up to 75kg)
Masters II Women (over 50 Jahren)Middleweight (Men up to 80kg)
 Light Heavyweight (Men up to 85kg)
 Heavyweight (Men from 85kg)
 Masters I Men (over 40 Jahre)
 Masters II Men (over 50 Jahre)
Handicap (medical attestation)

If there are enough registrations (at least 3), there will be a women's junior class where the affected persons will be informed about a possible start during registration.

With too few participants it could happen that the classes men or women Masters 1 + 2 gonna be merged. The same goes for the ladies bikini classes.

Will the junior classes be split?

The junior class will be split among enough participants.

Is there a weight limit on the Men Physique class?

Yes. The maximum body weight consists of the size (in cm) minus 100. More informations about each class can be found at: https://www.anbf.at/info

Does the ANBF organize its own posing seminars?

Yes, the ANBF offers a free posing seminar. More details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/448226762403918/

Is DFAC your umbrella organization?

DFAC is not our umbrella organization. We like to cooperate with associations and give athletes a chance to start in national associations. The ANBF is a separate, independent association with its own classes, regulations and doping controls.