Composed by 13 IFBB-affiliated National Federations (Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, Surinam, Uruguay and Venezuela); the South American Bodybuilding & Fitness Confederation (CSFF) chaired by Mr. Juan F. Paredes (Ecuador), will celebrate its 43rd. continental championships, next 7th to 11th September, in Buenos Aires (Argentina).

This 43rd. CSFF Championship will be a great challenge and opportunity to athletes qualified into the 2017 Elite Ranking to raise up its scores, as well for the new competitors. As a Continental Championship, the 2017 CSFF Championships will spread valuable points for the Elite Ranking, as follows, in every category:

Winner:         9 points
Runner-up: 7 points
Third:            6 points
Fourth:         5 points
Fifth:             4 points
Sixth:            3 points

In a ranking dominated mainly by European athletes in Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique and Bikini; the Venezuelan athlete Wendy Granados is the leader in Bodyfitness, with 14 points, and she have now the opportunity to consolidate her leadership. Beside her, athletes as Monica Sanchez (Bikini) and Gabriel Muñoz (Classic Bodybuilding) from Aruba; Davi Chagas (Classic Bodybuilding) and Elías Barbosa (Men´s Physique) from Brazil or Monica Alzate (Bodyfitness; Colombia) have, in this CSFF Championships, a valuable chance to approach to the Top 10 and aspire to enjoy the 200.000 € in cash prizes that will be spread, at the end of the season.

Beside the 43rd. CSFF Championships, the next Elite Qualifier Event will be the 7th. Arnold Classic Europe (Spain) open to athletes worldwide, next 22nd to 24th September. With its great shape after Buenos Aires, Shout American athletes can be the stars, in September, into the IFBB Elite Ranking.