Competitor Info

NPC Membership: All contestants must be a member of the NPC National Physique Committee. For an application, contact the NPC at P.O. Box 3711, Pittsburgh, PA 15230 / 412-276-5027 / Website: www.npcnewsonline.com. Competitors may register for an NPC card at the Check-In / Weigh-In – $125.00

Feedback Judges:

How to Qualify: Competitors are not required to pre-qualify for this NPC event.

National Qualifier:

  • Bodybuilding – Men: Top 2 in each class qualify for ANY national event for 1 year. 
  • Figure & Bikini: Top 2 in each class qualify for ANY national level event for 1 year.
  • Men's, Women’s & Classic Physique: Top 2 in each class qualify for ANY national level event for 1 year.

*Backstage: Dumbbells are NOT permitted backstage – BRING EXERCISE BANDS

Entry Fee (ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS): An entry fee of $100.00 for one division. An additional $50.00 will be charged for each additional division.

Divisions:

Men’s Bodybuilding Weight Classes: 7 Classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall

  • Bantamweight:                 Up to and including 143-1/4 lbs
  • Lightweight:                      Up to and including 154-1/4 lbs
  • Welterweight:                   Up to and including 165-1/4 lbs
  • Middleweight:                  Up to and including 176-1/4 lbs
  • Light-Heavyweight          Up to and including 198-1/4 lbs
  • Heavyweight:                    Up to and including 225-1/4 lbs
  • Super-Heavyweight:        Over 225-1/4 lbs

Men's Bodybuilding Novice: 1 Class, 5 Places - A Novice is an athlete that has never won an overall NPC event in this division.

Men’s Bodybuilding Masters: 1 Class, 5 Places - 40 years of age or over as of the date of the contest.

Men's Bodybuilding Masters: 1 Class, 5 Places - 50 years of age or over as of the date of the contest.

Figure Divisions: 4 Classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall

  • Class A: Up to and including 5’2”
  • Class B: Over 5’2” up to 5’4”
  • Class C: Over 5’4” up to 5’6”
  • Class D: Over 5’6”

Figure Masters: 1 Class, 5 Places - 35 years of age and over as of the date of the contest.

Figure Novice: 1 Class, 5 Places - A Novice is an athlete that has never won an overall NPC event in this division.

Figure Rounds: 2 rounds of competition wearing a 2-piece swimsuit with heels.

  • Presentation Round: Each competitor performs a front stance and 3 model stances
  • Comparison Round: Competitors will be directed to do quarter turns in a group.

Bikini Divisions: 4 Classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall

  • Class A: Up to and including 5’2”
  • Class B: Over 5’2” up to 5’4”
  • Class C: Over 5’4” up to 5’6”
  • Class D: Over 5’6”

Bikini Novice: 3 Classes, 5 Places - A Novice is an athlete that has never won an overall NPC event in this division.

Bikini Masters 35+: 1 Class, 5 Places - 35 years of age and over as of the date of the contest.

Bikini Masters 50+: 1 Class, 5 Places - 50 years of age and over as of the date of the contest.

Bikini Collegiate: 2 Classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall - Must be a full or part time student in 2016 at a college or university. Age limit: 25 years and under.

Bikini Rounds: 2 rounds of competition wearing a 2-piece swimsuit with heels.

  • Presentation Round: Each competitor has 10 seconds to present themselves in the stances of their choice.
  • Comparison Round: Competitors will be directed to do turns to the front and back.

Men's Classic Physique Divisions: 3 Classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall (MUST MAKE WEIGHT TO COMPETE)

  • Class A (Up to and including 5'7") - 5 Places
  • Up to and including 5'4" - Up to and including 160 lbs
  • Over 5'4', up to and including 5'5" - Up to and including 165 lbs
  • Over 5'5", up to and including 5'6" - Up to and including 170 lbs
  • Over 5'6", up to and including 5'7" - Up to and including 175 lbs
  • Class B (Over 5'7", Up to and including 5'10") - 5 Places
  • Over 5'7", up to and including 5'8" - Up to and including 182 lbs
  • Over 5'8", up to and including 5'9" - Up to and including 190 lbs
  • Over 5'9", up to and including 5'10" - Up to and including 197 lbs
  • Class C (Over 5'10") - 5 Places
  • Over 5'10", up to and including 5'11' - Up to and including 205 lbs
  • Over 5'11', up to and including 6'0" - Up to and including 212 lbs
  • Over 6'0", up to and including 6'1" - Up to and including 220 lbs
  • Over 6'1", up to and including 6'2" - Up to and including 230 lbs
  • Over 6'2", up to and including 6'3" - Up to and including 237 lbs
  • Over 6'3"                                     - Up to and including 245 lbs

Men's Classic Physique Masters: 1 Class, 5 Places - 35 years of age and over as of the date of the contest.

Men's Classic Physique Novice: 1 Class, 5 Places - A Novice is an athlete that has never won an overall NPC event in this division.

Men’s Physique Divisions: 4 Classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall

Men's Physique Masters: 1 Class, 5 Places - 35 years of age and over as of the date of the contest.

Men's Physique Novice: 1 Class, 5 Places - A Novice is an athlete that has never won an overall NPC event in this division.

Men's Physique Collegiate: 2 Classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall - Must be a full or part time student in 2016 at a college or university. Age limit: 25 years and under.

Men’s Physique Rounds: 2 rounds of competition wearing board shorts.

  • Presentation Round: Each competitor has 10 seconds to present themselves in stances with a hand on their hip.
  • Comparison Round: Contestants will be brought out in a group and directed to do stances to the front and back.

Women’s Physique Divisions: 2 classes, 5 Places and 1 Overall

  • Class A: Up to 5'4"
  • Class B: Over 5'4"

Women's Physique Masters: 1 Class, 5 Places - 35 years of age and over as of the date of the contest.

Women’s Physique Rounds: 2 rounds of competition.

  • Relaxed Round: Competitors will be brought out in a group and directed to do quarter turns.
  • Comparison Round: Competitors will be brought out in a group and directed to 5 mandatory poses.

Women's Fitness: 1 Class, 5 Places

Bodybuilding, Classic Physique and Women’s Physique Music:

  • ALL music to be on CD’s ONLY and will be collected at the check-in / weigh-in on Friday before the show.
  • Music must be the ONLY music on the CD.
  • Music CANNOT exceed 70 seconds and will begin when the competitors name is announced.

Trainer’s Pass: You can purchase a trainers pass for the backstage area.

  • One Trainers Pass per competitor – $50.00 (cash only / Absolutely No Refunds)
  • Trainer must have ticket to event.
  • Trainers pass MUST be purchased at the check-in / weigh-in on Friday May 25, 2018.

Trainer's Pass Order Form: /content/NPC_Northcoast_Trainers_Pass_Form_2016.pdf

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