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WHERE IS THE SHOW THIS YEAR?
The 2023 NPC Southern States will take place at:
Venue – Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University. 3601 N Military Trl, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Host Hotel – Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center 5150 Town Center Cir, Boca Raton, FL 33486 – BOOK A ROOM
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 DO I DO IN A POSING SUIT EMERGENCY?
If you leave your competition suit at home, or it breaks as you are backstage. We have CJ’S ELITE Competiton Suits backstage who will have extra suits and can fix almost anything right there on the spot. CJ can be found in the line up area backstage.
Contact CJ. 954-786-9977 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 assigned 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 main entrance where you will be scanned to enter.
Tickets will be sold at the venue through the box office next to the main entrance.
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.
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