For all questions regarding the contest, sponsorship, tickets, location, etc:
WHERE IS THE SHOW THIS YEAR?
WHEN IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE SHOW?
Online Registrations will close Wednesday July 5th at 11:59PM. You can still register in person during check-ins which take from 5:00-7:00 PM on Friday July 7th at the Host Hotel. There will be a $50 Late Fee if you register on that Friday so be sure to sign up early!
WHAT TIME ARE CHECK-INS? ARE THEY MANDATORY?
Check-ins are mandatory and will take place at the Host Hotel.
They will take place from 5:00-7:00PM on Friday July 7, 2023.
If you have some kind of emergency, please reach out to us at NPCSOUTHERNSTATES@GMAIL.COM
WHAT ARE THE BACKSTAGE PUMP UP RULES?
You cannot bring weights for pump up backstage. You can only bring bands to use in the dressing room or holding areas for pumping up.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO POSE ON STAGE?
You will have about 20-30 seconds for your Mandatory poses before the class comparisions.
Men & Women’s Bodybuilding, Classic, Women’s Physique routines can be no longer than 60 seconds.
Fitness routines can be no longer than 2 minutes.
ARE TRAINERS ALLOWED BACKSTAGE?
Your Trainer/Coach may be backstage as long as he/she purchases a Backstage pass and a ticket to the show.
The passes are $100 but the Coach must be a current member of either the NPC or the IFBB Pro League.
They can be purchased from the Box Office starting Saturday Morning.
CAN I HAVE MY OWN PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEO TEAM WITH ME?
No photo or video cameras are allowed backstage or inside of the event. They can be and are encouraged to be used in the hallways outside and around the hotel.
Professional Stage Photos and Video will be taken by our Official Photographer. Their contact information can be found on our Professional Services page.
Please contact our media & press manager Joey Bellando (305-968-8105) for press passes and for more information
I PURCHASED MY TICKETS ONLINE, DO I HAVE TO WAIT IN LINE?
This year’s venue will have reserved seating. Please purchase your tickets online to avoid the box office line on show day.
If tickets are purchased online, bring your QR code tickets to the Box Office Table to get scanned and receive your wristbands.
Tickets will be sold at the venue through the box office.
CAN I BRING MY HAIR/MAKE-UP PERSON WITH ME BACKSTAGE?
No, you cannot have a glam/make-up/hair person with you in the dressing rooms. We will have Protan’s hair and make-up team on site if you need their services.
If a friend or MUA is helping, you would have to get ready in your hotel room prior then come to the show.
We’re proud to say that the NPC Southern States Championships are one of the largest fitness events east of the Mississippi!
Our dream is to allow you to be inspired by our competitors’ success. It’s all about hard work and inspiration!
Featuring some of the nation’s most decorated champions in the sport as guests, a full expo staffed with representatives from top nutrition companies, latest work out gear & wear, healthy foods, and exercise equipment and related items, all ready to show off their latest and greatest products, and of course, filled to the brim with amazing and inspiring stories, the NPC Southern States are not to be missed! We can’t wait to see you there!
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