NPC MEMBERSHIP

Each competitor must be a member of the NPC.

NPC FITNESS COMPETITOR RULES

  • NATIONAL LEVEL contests do not permit competitors to crossover into bodybuilding, figure or bikini in the same event. All other competitions are permitted to have crossovers at the discretion of the promoter with appropriate approval.

HEIGHT CLASSES

For national level contests that are professional qualifiers:

  • Up to and including 5’2”
  • Over 5’2” and up to and including 5’4-1/2”
  • Over 5’4-1/2”

A promoter can choose to have fewer height classes for non national level contests as follows:

  • 1 Class may be used at regional competitions

For all contests with two (2) classes:

  • Up to and including 5’3”
  • Over 5’3”

CHECK-INS

Competitors will be checked in and measured.

 Beginning in 2018, for NPC Fitness division, the two-piece swimsuit round will be eliminated.  All athletes will be judged on their routines including the following mandatory moves:
  • Push Up (of any kind) 
  • High Kick
  • Straddle Hold 
  • Side Split

NATIONAL LEVEL FITNESS CONTESTS

QUALIFICATIONS

Who Qualifies for National Level Competitions?

Beginning January 1, 2018 athletes must place top 2 in an open class at a National Qualifier to be qualified for any National show. All athletes that qualified in 2017 for a National contest are eligible to compete in in a National Contest in 2018. Also, athletes that place 3rd, 4th or 5th place at the USA or Nationals are also qualified for one year.

ENTRY INFORMATION

The following must be provided with your entry:

  • NPC fitness contest you entered
  • Date of your contest
  • Contest promoter
  • Your height class and final placing

WOMEN’S FITNESS

 Beginning in 2018, for NPC Fitness division, the two-piece swimsuit round will be eliminated.  All athletes will be judged on their routines including the following mandatory moves:
  • Push Up (of any kind)
  • High Kick
  • Straddle Hold
  • Side Split

 

NPC CONTEST SCHEDULE

The NPC has Women’s Fitness contests all over the United States. Take a look at the schedule below for a NPC contest in your area.

 

January 10, 2019

I am very happy to announce that the 2019 NPC Contest Season will be the biggest and best ever. If you are a United States Citizen you have the ability to qualify to compete for IFBB Professional League status in the following (10) events.

  • 2019 NPC Arnold Amateur (Columbus, Ohio)
  • 2019 NPC Junior USA Championships (Charleston, South Carolina)
  • 2019 NPC Junior National Championships (Chicago, Illinois)
  • 2019 NPC Universe Championships & NPC National Fitness Championships (Teaneck, New Jersey)
  • 2019 NPC Masters National Championships (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • 2019 NPC USA Championships (Las Vegas, Nevada)
  • 2019 NPC North American Championships (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • 2019 NPC Olympia Amateur (Las Vegas, Nevada)
  • 2019 NPC National Championships (Miami, Florida)
  • 2019 NPC Masters USA Championships (Los Angeles, California)

 

(If you achieve a Pro Card at one of these events then you are eligible to compete under the rules and regulations of the IFBB Professional League.)

The 2019 IFBB Professional League has worked diligently to increase the number of contests and prize money.
This year the prize money, including the Mr. Olympia, will be a record $4 million dollars plus! IFBB Professional League Contest Schedule.

International competitors and those that possess a Green Card, but not United States Citizenship, who would like to qualify for the IFBB Professional can compete in the following (3) NPC sanctioned events.

  1. 2019 NPC Arnold Amateur (Columbus, Ohio)
  2. 2019 NPC North American Championships (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  3. 2019 NPC Olympia Amateur (Las Vegas, Nevada)

 

International competitors also have the opportunity to compete and earn a pro card currently in over 60 IFBB Professional League Qualifier Events around the world.
IFBB Professional League Qualifier Contest Schedule 

I look forward to seeing you all compete this year and Good Luck in achieving your IFBB Professional League Status.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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