In coincidence with the 5th anniversary of the 66th IFBB World Bodybuilding Championships, celebrated in Ecuador (November 9th – 10th; 2012); the international focus will comes back to the country with the 1st. edition of the Pan American Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships that will be held in city of Cuenca, next 16th to 19th November.

Organized by the CSFF (Confederación Sudamericana de Físico Culturismo y Fitness) leaded by Lic. Juan Fernando Paredes, with the support of Ecuadorian Sport Minister and its National Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation; the event will take place in the modern Cuenca´s High Performance Center and it´s open to all the IFBB-affiliated National Federations from America.

South America will host this year several international events, some of them, included in the regional Olympic calendar, like the 2017 Bolivarian Games that will take place -just few days later- in Santa Marta (Colombia).

The 2017 Pan American Championships will host the next IFBB sport disciplines:
• Games Classic Bodybuilding
• Men´s & Wome´s Fitness
• Bikini Fitness
• Men´s Physique.