In an interview yesterday, Mweete said the body had also planned for Mr Carling Black sponsored by Zambian Breweries.

He urged the muscle men to work hard and make the season more competitive.

"I'm urging all the body builders to continue working hard and keep fit. We want to see the novices that participated last year to graduate to senior so that the competitions can be more competitive," he said.

Moses Mwape, who is also Mr Zambia, is the Mr Ironman defending champion.

ZBBF failed to fulfill most of the events on their calendar last season. Mweete is confident about this year's events which include the Mr Zambia contest.