Luke Sandoe died in early May 2020 at the age of 30. The bodybuilding community was shaken by his passing.
Photo courtesy of Wayne Gallasch. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayyWRCoAvwg
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(updated 1 June 2020)
The IFBB Sheru Classic Pro Mens Classic Physique show was held in Medellín, Colombia, on 16 February 2020. Vince Fabiony Sylvain (Dominican Republic) won the show. For information see https://www.ultimatebeefmagazine.com/2020-sheru-classic-colombia-pro-ifbb-vince-fabiony-sylvain-pro-ifbb-nella-categoria-mens-classic-physique/For video of Sylvains win, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGtcnvUsyys
The 2020 Arnold Sports Festival, an IFBB Professional League show, was held 5-8 March 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. The expo was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Arnold Classic winner was William Bonac (Netherlands); Mens Physique winner was Andre Ferguson (US); Mens Classic Physique winner was Alex Cambronero (US); Pro Mens Wheelchair winner was Harold Kelley (US). Womens Physique International winner was Natalia Abraham Coelho (US); Figure International winner was Natalia Soltero (Mexico); Fitness International winner was Missy Truscott (US); Bikini International winner was Elisa Pecini (Brazil). For scorecards, see https://www.ifbbpro.com/all-categories/results/2020-arnold-classic-usa-scorecards/ For photos of competitors, see http://contests.npcnewsonline.com/contests/2020/arnold_sports_festival/ For video of Bonacs win, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPbdXOn-wvI
The 2020 Arnold Classic Australia show scheduled for March was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The NPC 2020 Junior USA show scheduled for May is rescheduled for 27-29 August 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. It is a national qualifier for bodybuilding, and a pro qualifier for other divisions. For information see http://www.npcjuniorusa.com/
The IFBB New York Pro show scheduled for May is rescheduled for 5 September 2020 in White Plains, New York. It is an Olympia qualifier. For information see https://www.bevfrancis.com/npcnortheast/new-york-pro/
The NPC 2020 Junior Nationals show will be held on 19-20 June 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. It is a national qualifier for mens bodybuilding, and a pro qualifier for other divisions. For information see https://jrnats.com/
The NPC Teen, Collegiate and Masters National Championships show scheduled for July has been rescheduled for 12-15 October 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is a pro qualifier in masters divisions (over 35). For information see https://garyudit.com/new/2020-teen-collegiate-and-masters-nationals/
The 2020 NPC USA show will be held on 24-25 July 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is a pro qualifier. For information see http://www.musclecontest.com/2020-USA-CHAMPIONSHIPS-EVENT.html
The 2020 IFBB Yamamoto Nutrition Cup Tampa Pro show will be held on 30 July-2 August 2020 in Tampa, Florida. It is an Olympia qualifier. Hunter Labrada is scheduled to make his pro debut at this show. For information see http://www.timgardnerproductions.com/event/tampa-pro-am/
The 2020 IFBB North American show will be held on 2-5 September 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The North American permits nationally qualified competitors from Mexico, Canada and the US (and green-card holders in the US) to compete. It is a pro qualifier.
The 2020 IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Masters Championships will be held in conjunction with this show. For information see https://garyudit.com/new/2020-north-american-championships/
The IFBB Joe Weiders Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend scheduled for September is rescheduled for 17-20 December 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For information see https://mrolympia.com/