Saudi Arabia will host the Mr. Universe Bodybuilding Championship, organized by the Saudi Arabian Weightlifting and Bodybuilding Federation, September 29-30 in the Al-Khobar Governorate in the Eastern Province.
The event is a competition for amateurs and professionals, and it qualifies directly for the Mr. and Ms. World Championship, the largest tournament in the International Fitness and Bodybuilding Federation (IFBB).
The tournament will witness the attendance of IFBB President Rafael Santonja, his deputy, the President of the Arab and Egyptian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federations Dr. Adel Fahim el Sayed, several arbitrators, presidents of Arab and international federations, and several foreign arbitrators in their capacity as guests of honor.
During the championship, Saudi bodybuilders will be selected from the tournament to participate in the World Championship to be held in Spain. Citizens and residents of the Kingdom will also be allowed to participate, and the first of each category of professionals will receive an invitation to the Mr. and Ms. World Championship.