2009 WBFF BC Championships
(April 18, 2009 - Richmond, B.C.)
A relatively new physique federation, the WBFF is headed by Paul and Allison Dillett.
It's different in that it's all about working towards the athletes' marketability
and bringing the look to the mainstream, whether it's bodybuilding for men, figure,
bikini modeling and fitness modeling for women. More information can be found at
World Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation.
With the likes of STATUS fitness magazine including Ocean Bloom, editor Rodney Jang and photographers David Ford
and Larry Niven onboard, they have a vehicle to promote the sport to the masses.
With local Nancy Lockington co-promoting the show with the WBFF and ably run by Melissa Drew, seemed to go off without a hitch!
I wasn't able to attend the prejudging, splitting my time on a very busy weekend
but did manage to catch the fast-paced sound and light extravaganza which is the hallmark of
the evening show. Entertaining for the audience and not your run of the mill photos as
you'll see. More to follow, likely a few more compilation photos.
The event was held at the beautiful River Rock Casino Resort,
the first event of
this kind at this venue's theatre. I tried to feature some of the
surroundings in my offstage photography the following day.
(Please notify me of any placing or name spelling errors, thanks.)
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