Hello fellow competitors and future competitors. I wanted to share information about a great organization that I competed with last year (UFE). UFE is a Canadian based organization (All natural, they do drug test) who made their debut in the U.S. last year (Dearborn, MI). This year they will make their way to the U.S. twice. UFE Fury (they have the coolest show names) will be hitting Chicago on June 2nd and UFE Havoc will make a return appearance in Dearborn, MI on September 8th.
I do not work for UFE nor do I get any compensation for this post. I'm strictly a competitor, and as a competitor I know how hard it can be to find information about organizations who sponsor shows. I can give you my input strictly from a competitors viewpoint. I competed in 2 UFE shows last year (one in the U.S. and one in Canada), and I had a blast...it's a fun organization. To top it off, they give cash prizes if you win the "open" category for your division (Figure, Bikini, Fitness Model, bodybuilding, etc.).
One of the many reasons that I really like UFE is, my physique seems to fall in between Bikini and Figure. In other organizations I come in too hard for Bikini and a little small for Figure (can't seem to get my upper body wide enough). UFE has this great category called Fitness Model (think Oxygen Magazine type of physique) that is a great fit for me and it's a lot of fun (you can come up with your own poses that best display your physique).
Also, for a few more days (until the end of January) UFE is offering a special of only $50 per category (there is also a $30 drug test fee--only $30 per show not per category).
Again, this is a great natural organization that I'm very happy to have found. I will be competing in 2-3 of their shows this year!
If you visit my bodyspace you will find pictures from the 2011 UFE Havoc show (the swimwear and themewear rounds), oh, I forgot to mention that you get to wear fun theme wear/sportswear in the Fitness Model Category!
Please visit UFEshows.com or ping me if you have competitor questions. I can also direct you to some UFE folks if you have questions that I am unable to answer.