Please note the following qualification change for both the NPC National Bodybuilding Championships and NPC North American Bodybuilding Championships. No longer does placing First Overall in an area body building championship of the unrestricted classes qualify you for either competition.

MEDIA INFO

NPC Press Credentials

All Media Requests Must Be Approved By The NPC National Office, NPCFirst@NPCRegistration.com

OTHER RULES OF NOTE

The NPC will not impose any sanction or penalty, or otherwise interfere in any way with, any person on account of that person’s participation in any amateur bodybuilding or other amateur fitness contest offered by another organization, whether such person is an athlete, promoter, sponsor, vendor, or otherwise, and does not condone, ratify, facilitate or permit such actions by any NPC officer and/or employee.

NPC NATIONAL CONTEST IFBB PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE QUALIFYING INFORMATION

  • Men’s & Women’s Overall Winners
  • Fitness ~ Overall Winner (3 Classes)
  • Figure ~ 3 Class Winners (6 Classes)
  • Bikini ~ 4 Class Winners ( 8 Classes)
  • Women’s Physique ~  Class Winners (2-4 Classes *DEPENDING ON NUMBER OF ENTRIES*)
  • Men’s Physique ~ 3 Class Winners (6 Classes)
  • Classic Physique ~ Top 2 Placings in each class (4 classes)
  • Wellness ~ Overall Winner
  • Class Winners in Fitness (3 Height Classes)
  • Class Winners in Figure (6 Height Classes)
  • Class Winners in Bikini (6 or 8 Height Classes)
  • Class Winners in Men’s Physique (6 Height Classes)
  • Class Winners in Women’s Physique (4 Height Classes)
  • Class Winners in Men’s Classic Physique (4 Classes)
  • Overall Winner in Wellness
  • Top 2 In Each Class (3 Height Classes)
  • Open Figure the Top 2 in each Height Class (6 Height Classes)
  • Masters Over-35 Figure: Winner of Each Height Class*
  • Masters Over-40 Figure: Winner of Each Height Class*
  • Open Bikini: Top 2 in each Height Class (6 or 8 Height Classes)
  • Masters Over-35 Bikini: Winner of Each Height Class*
  • Masters Over-40 Bikini: Winner of Each Height Class*
  • Women’s Physique: Top 2 in each Height Class (4 Height Classes)
  • Masters Over-40 Women’s Physique: Winner of Each Height Class*
  • Open Men’s Physique: Top 2 in each Height Class (6 Height Classes)
  • Masters Over-35 Men’s Physique: Winner of Each Height Class*
  • Masters Over-40 Men’s Physique: Winner of Each Height Class*
  • Open Men’s Bodybuilding: Overall Winner**
  • Masters Over-35 Men’s Bodybuilding: Overall Winner
  • Masters Over-40 Men’s Bodybuilding: Overall Winner
  • Masters Over-50 Men’s Bodybuilding: Overall Winner
  • Men’s Classic Physique the top 2 in each Height Class (3 or 4 Classes)
  • Masters Over-35 Men’s Classic Physique: Overall Winner
  • Masters Over-40 Men’s Classic Physique: Overall Winner
  • Masters Over-50 Men’s Classic Physique: Overall Winner
  • Open Wellness the Top 2 in each Height Class

*Number of classes will be determined according to number of competitors

  • Men’s & Women’s Overall Winners
  • Figure 35 and Over, 40 and Over, 45 and Over, 50 and Over, 60 and Over – Class winners
  • Bikini 35 and Over, 40 and Over, 45 and Over, 50 and Over – Class winners
  • Men Physique 35 and Over, 40 and Over, 45 and Over – Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Men Physique 50 and Over – Class winners
  • Men Classic Physique – Top 2 in each Class
  • Men Classic Physique 35 and Over – Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Men Classic Physique 40 and Over – Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Men Classic Physique 50 and Over – Top 2 in eachHeight Class
  • Women Physique 35 and Over and 40 and Over – Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Women Physique 45 and Over, 50 and Over, 60 and Over – Class winners
  • Women BB 35 and Over, 40 and Over, 45 and Over, 50 and Over and 60 and Over – Overall winners
  • Men BB 35 and Over, and 40 and Over – Top 4 placings in the Overall
  • Men BB 50 and Over – Top 2 placings in the Overall
  • Men BB 60 and Over – Overall Winner
  • Men BB 70 and Over – 1st place Winners

*Teen and Collegiate competitors do NOT qualify for IFBB Professional League Status

  • Men’s Bodybuilding All Class Winners (7 Weight Classes)
  • Top 2 Placers in the Overall of Women’s Bodybuilding (4 Weight Classes)
  • Figure the Top 2 in each Height Class (6 Height Classes)
  • Bikini the Top 2 in each Height Class (6 or 8 Height Classes)
  • Men’s Physique the Top 2 in each Height Class (6 Height Classes)
  • Women’s Physique the Top 2 in each Height Class (4 Height Classes)
  • Men’s Classic Physique the top 2 in each Height Class (4 Classes)
  • Wellness the top 2 in each Height Class
  • Figure Open, 35 and Over, 40 and Over, 50 and Over – Class winners
  • Fitness Open – Class winners
  • Bikini Open, 35 and Over, 40 and Over, 45 and Over, 50 and Over – Class winners
  • Men Physique Open, 35 and Over, 40 and Over – Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Men Classic Physique Open, 35 and Over, 40 and Over – Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Women Physique Open, 35 and Over and 40 and Over – Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Women BB Open, 35 and Over, 40 and Over – Overall winners
  • Men BB Open, 35 and Over, and 40 and Over – Top 3 placings in the Overall
  • Men BB 50 and Over – Top 2 placings in the Overall
  • Men BB 60 and Over – Overall Winner
  • Men BB 70 and Over – 1st Place
  • Wellness Open – Class winners
  • Men’s Bodybuilding the Top 2 in each Weight Class (7 Weight Classes)
  • Class Winners in Women’s Bodybuilding (4 Weight Classes)
  • Figure the Top 2 in each Height Class (6 Height Classes)
  • Bikini the Top 2 in each Height Class (6 or 8 Height Classes)
  • Men’s Physique the Top 2 in each Height Class (6 Height Classes)
  • Women’s Physique the Top 2 in each Height Class (4 Height Classes)
  • Men’s Classic Physique the top 2 in each Height Class (4 Classes)
  • Wellness the Top 2 in each Height Class
  • Figure Over 35 and Over 40 Overall winners
  • Bikini Over 35 and Over 40 Overall winners
  • Men Physique Over 35 and Over 40 Overall winners
  • Men Classic Physique Over 35 and Over 40 Overall winners
  • Women Physique Over 35 and Over 40 Overall winners
  • Women BB Over 35 and Over 40 Overall winners
  • Men BB Over 35 and Over 40 Overall winners

Proof of USA citizenship must be one of the following:

  • A birth certificate
  • A voter’s registration card
  • Military discharge papers
  • Naturalization Papers – Form N560
  • Consular Service Form FS24 for those born outside of the United States to United States parents
  • A valid United States Green Card

Note: Residency is four (4) months prior to a contest or must be a full time student in the area.

Definition of Novice

An NPC athlete that has never placed first in their class in a novice, masters or open contest.

A True Novice is an NPC athlete that has never entered an NPC contest.