For all questions regarding the contest, sponsorship, tickets, location, etc:
WHERE IS THE SHOW THIS YEAR?
WHAT TIME ARE CHECK-INS? ARE THEY MANDATORY?
Check-ins are mandatory and will take place outside the ballrooms at the Venue/Host Hotel (The Bonaventure Resort & Spa).
They will take place from 5:00-7:00PM on Friday July 9th.
If you have some kind of emergency, please reach out to us at NPCSOUTHERNSTATES@GMAIL.COM
WHEN IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE SHOW?
Online Registrations will close Wednesday July 7th at 11:59PM. You can still register in person during check-ins which take from 5-7PM at the Venue on Friday July 9th. There will be a $30 Late Fee if you register on that Friday so be sure to sign up early!
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 email@example.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.
ARE TRAINERS ALLOWED BACKSTAGE?
Your trainer may purchase a Backstage pass.
They are $100 but the person must be a current member of the NPC (yes, even IFBB Pros) and must purchase a ticket to the show (so they can sit and watch afterwards).
They can be purchased from the Box Office starting Saturday Morning.
CAN I HAVE MY OWN PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEO TEAM WITH ME?
Unfortunately you cannot have a personal team backstage with you.
Professional stage photos will be taken by JM Manion of NPC News Online and will be available for purchase through him. Be sure to get his photo order form during check-ins. More information can be found on our PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PAGE
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 is helping you would have to get ready in your hotel room prior then come down to the show.
I PURCHASED MY TICKETS ONLINE, DO I HAVE TO WAIT IN LINE?
There will be two lines at the box office. One for people to purchase tickets and one for Online Presales/Will Call. You will enter the online presale/will call line, bring the ticket (QR Code) which will be scanned and you will receive your wristband for the show.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO POSE ON STAGE?
You will have about 20-30 seconds for your Mandatory poses. Bodybuilding/Classic routines can be no longer than 60 seconds and Fitness routines can be no longer than 2 minutes.
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