Whether you’re a bodybuilder looking for a show to compete in or a fan of the sport who loves going to shows to be inspired and impressed there’s a bodybuilding show for you in Texas.
In fact, there’s a whole heap of them still ahead of us between now and the end of the year.
Here’s our pick of the very best bodybuilding shows to check out in Texas in the last few months of 2023:
2023 IFBB Pro League & NPC Rio Grande Valley Classic
When? 2nd September 2023
Where? McAllen Convention Center, Convention Center Blvd, McAllen, Texas
We’re kicking things off with a new show to hit the bodybuilding scene – the first annual Rio Grande Valley Classic.
The NPC national qualifier will have all NPC divisions for competitors to enter, including Bodybuilding, Fitness, Men’s Classic Physique, and Men’s Physique, as well as the IFBB Pro Wellness division.
The Rio Grande Valley Classic will also host IFBB PRO athletes who are looking for that longed-for Olympia qualification.
With this being the first year this show is taking place it’s an amazing chance to step up and make a name for yourself in the bodybuilding world.
So whether you’re thinking of competing or just cheering everyone on, this show is looking like it’ll be an incredible day to be a part of.
Raw Iron Fitness Expo
When? 23rd September 2023
Where? Longview Fairgrounds, Jaycee Drive, Longview, Texas
From a first-time show to the biggest fitness event in East Texas, next on our list is the Raw Iron Fitness Expo.
Taking place on September 23rd, the Expo features the Raw Iron Classic Texas bodybuilding championship and pro qualifier.
The bodybuilding competition features men’s events including bodybuilding, classic, and masters, and women’s events including wellness, figure, and bikini.
2023 San Antonio Pro
When? 23rd September 2023
Where? San Antonio, Texas
Get hyped for the 9th annual San Antonio Pro, coming to Texas on September 23rd.
The show features:
NPC Angels Competition Bikini San Antonio Extravaganza National Qualifier, showcasing NPC Men’s Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Men’s Physique, Bikini, Women’s Physique, Classic Physique, and Wellness.
IFBB Professional League Wolfpak San Antonio Open PRO Olympia Qualifier, showcasing Open Men’s Physique, Classic Physique, Figure, and Bikini.
IFBB Professional League San Antonio Masters PRO, showcasing Masters 55, 50, and 40, Men’s physique, Classic Physique, and Figure.
Last year’s winners include Christian Leal in the Men’s Bodybuilding Open Middleweight and Men’s Classic Physique Open Class B divisions, and Samantha Williamson in the Women’s Bikini True Novice and Open Class divisions.
Grab your spot now if you want the chance to add your name to that winner’s list, or head to our events listing page to find out more info on getting tickets to watch this incredible show. Or you can visit the official website here.
2023 NFF Poseidon Classic
When? 7th October 2023
Where? World Theatre, 1012 S Mason Road, Katy, Texas
The 8th annual NFF Poseidon Classic hits Katy, Texas on October 7th and is sure to be a show of epic proportions.
It’ll feature both pro and amateur divisions, including Men’s Classic Physique, Bodybuilding, and Classic Physique, and Women’s Athletic, Figure, and wellness.
With £20,000 cash and prizes up for grabs this will be a fiercely competitive show that’ll be just as exciting to watch as it is to take part in.
Last year’s winners include Jeremy Mickles in the Men’s Classic Physique Pro division, with Andre Nunis taking the 1st place position in the Men’s Classic Physique Novice division and 2nd in the Open division!
As for the women, Daria Semenova took the 1st place in the Women’s Athletic Open and Masters divisions, while Kalyn Rovell took the 1st place spot in the Women’s Physique Open.
5th Annual Storm Classic Championship
When? 14th October 2023
Where? Hilton Houston North, Greenspoint Drive, Houston, Texas
The Storm Classic Championship brings bodybuilding for the whole family to Texas for the 5th year this October, and it’s looking like it’ll be an incredible, fun day out.
Across all the events and divisions there’s over $45,000 up for grabs in prize money, as well as other amazing prizes like the Storm Classic Championship ring which’ll go to the overall Open winner.
The Storm Classic is a super inclusive show, so there’s a brilliant array of divisions to take part in, including Classic Physique, Figure, Bodybuilding, Transformation, Kids Fitness, and Family Fitness.
NPC San Antonio Classic
When? 21st October 2023
Where? Scottish Rite Auditorium, 308 Avenue E, San Antonio, Texas
Get ready for this incredible show of athleticism at the iconic Scottish Rite Auditorium.
The NPC San Antonio Classic is set to be an exhilarating day, celebrating the best bodybuilding talent in the area. The classes at the show include Bikini, Bodybuilding, Men’s Physique, and Women’s Physique, with each class featuring masters, true novice, novice, hero, and open divisions.
Winners from the 2022 San Antonio Classic include Nathan Dusek as the overall Men’s Bodybuilding winner, and Celeah LeBlanc as overall Wellness winner.
When? 21st October 2023
Where? Stafford, Texas
Christian Guzman’s Summer Shredding event comes to Texas this October, following on from the August event in Toronto.
The classes at the show include Men’s Bodybuilding and Classic Physique, and Women’s Figure and Transformation, and the top 3 competitors in each class will qualify for the Championship show on the 22nd.
With fantastic prizes up for grabs, including large cash prizes, audio/video equipment, and Alphaland passes, there’ll be fierce competition for those top 3 places to make it through to the Summer Shredding Championship event.
When? 4th November 2023
Where? Dallas, Texas
Get the red carpet treatment both on and off stage at the USBF United States Championship show in Dallas, with huge guaranteed pro payments up for grabs.
The show features Amateur divisions (Pro Qualifier for Open and Masters Classes) including Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Physique, Women’s Bodybuilding, Figure, and Bikini, and all the same Pro divisions.
So which of these incredible bodybuilding events has caught your eye?
Whether you’re new to the sport and looking to compete for the first time, an established pro who wants to take center stage somewhere new, or just an enthusiast up for a day out cheering on the competitors, there’s a show for you in Texas this year.