63.3 F
St Louis, United States
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Divisions – Open and Novice:

Men:

Bodybuilding:
Bantam Wt. – 143 ¼ and under
Light Wt. – over 143 ¼ and up to and including 154
Middle Wt. – Over 154 ¼ and  up to 176
Light Heavy Wt. -over 176 ¼ and up to & including 198
Heavy Wt. -over 198 ¼ and up to & including 225
Super Heavy Wt. -over 225.

Masters Men:

35 – 39 years old
40 – 49 years old
50-59
60 & older

Teen Men – One Class

Men’s Physique
A, B, C, D, MASTERS

Men’s Classic Physique
The National Physique Committee announces the creation of new division called Classic Physique.

Note: Classic Physique competitors may cross-over to compete in other divisions in the same show as long as they pay the entry / cross-over fees for those additional divisions. 

Competition will take place in the following categories:

DIVISION “A” [UP TO AND INCLUDING 5’ 7”)

  • Up to and including 5’ 4” Up to and including 155 lbs
    Over 5’ 4”, up to and including 5’ 5″ Up to and including 180 lbs
    Over 5’ 5”, up to and including 5’ 6″ Up to and including 165 lbs
  • Over 5’ 6”, up to and including 5’ 7″ Up to and including 170 lbs

DIVISION “B” OVER 5’ 7” UP TO AND INCLUDING 5’ 10”

  • Over 5’ 7”, up to and including 5’ 8″ Up to and including 177 lbs
  • Over 5’ 8”, up to and including 5’ 9″ Up to and including 185 lbs
  • Over 5’ 9”, up to and including 5’ 10” Up to and including 192 lbs

DIVISION “C” [OVER 5’ 10”]

  • Over 5’ 10”, up to and including 5” 1 1″ Up to and including 200 lbs
  • Over 5’ 1 1”, up to and including 6’ 0” Up to and including 207 lbs
  • Over 6’ 0”, up to and including 6’ 1″ Up to and including 215 lbs
  • Over 6’ 1″, up to and including 6’ 2″ Up to and including 225 lbs
  • Over 6’ 2”, up to and including 6’ 3” UP to and Including 232 lbs
  • Over 6’3”, up to and including 6’ 4″ Up to and Including 240|bs
  • Over 6’4”, up to and including 6’5″ Up to and including 247 lbs
  • Over 6’5”, up to and including 6’8″ Up to and including 255 lbs
  • Over 6’8”, up to and including 6’7″ Up to and including 262 lbs
  • Over 6’7” Up to and including 270 lbs

For contests with 2 classes only:

  • Up to and including 5’7” Must make weight as indicated above.
  • Over 5’7″ Must make weight as indicated above.

The Judging is scored 100% and will consist of comparisons of the quarter turns and the following four mandatory poses:

  • Front Double Biceps
  • Side Chest
  • Back Double Biceps
  • Abdominals and Thighs
  • Favorite Classic Pose (No Most Muscular)

Women:

Women’s Physique:

3 Classes divided equally.

Bodybuilding:
Light Wt. – 114 ½ and under
Middle Wt. – over 114 ½ and up to & including 125 ½

Fitness Competitors – One Class

Figure Competitors
A, B, C, D, MASTERS

Women’s Bikini

Class A: Up to and including 5’1”

Class B: Over 5’1” and up to and including 5’2-1/2”

Class C: Over 5’2-1/2” and up to and including 5’4”

Class D: Over 5’4” and up to and including 5’5-1/2”

Class E: Over 5’5-1/2” and up to and including 5’7”

Class F: Over 5’7”

MASTERS 35-39, 40-49, 50-59 AND OVER 60

Eligibility: ALL COMPETITORS: (1) Each Competitor must be currently registered with the NPC. To meet this requirement, he/she must present his/her current NPC card, current NPC receipt, or purchase an NPC card at this event ($125). (2) Each competitor must be an amateur in good standing with the NPC. (3) MASTERS (Men & Women): Each competitor in these Divisions also (1) by THE DAY OF THE SHOW, must have reached the age for the respective Masters class in which he/she has chosen to compete and; (2) must provide proof of age with a birth certificate, driver’s license or state i.d. TEEN MEN: Each competitor in this Division also (1) must have reached his 13th birthday, but not his 20th birthday, by THE DAY OF THE SHOW, and (2)must provide proof of age with a birth certificate, driver’s license or state i.d.

Awards: BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM AWARDS will be presented to places 1 – 5 in all classes. Beautiful Custom Awards will be awarded to the Men’s and Women’s Overall Champions -Additional awards will be presented to the athletes voted “Most Muscular” and “Best Poser”

Rules: ABSOLUTELY NO DREAM TAN IS TO BE USED!! Light Oil Is Allowed. Athletes, who compete in the pre-judging, must compete in the evening show. Solid-color posing suits only – no t-back suits permitted. No jewelry is permitted (except wedding rings). Women only – may wear multi-colored suits and earrings to the evening show. Athletes must exhibit good sportsmanship at all times. For safety and liability purposes, only competitors and event officials are allowed back stage an in the pump-up area. NO EXCEPTIONS – NO KIDDING!! – Current NPC rules apply and will be strictly enforced.

Pre-judging: At the end of each class, there will be a 60 second pose down for all class participants. Finals: 60 Second Posing Routine Choreographed to Music. Each athlete must provide 2 CDs that only have your music at the beginning of the CD – no artist CDs with multiple songs will be accepted. All athletes will be presented and will pose to music in the evening show.