The 2023 NPC Big Cat Classic
Bodybuilding - Figure - Bikini - Physique
Classic Physique - Wellness
Saturday October 7th, 2023
Scottish Rite Cathedral
1533 Hamilton Street
Allentown PA 18102
(Prejudging) Doors for the public open at 8:00 am. (Saturday)
(Prejudging) Starts at 9:00am. (Saturday)
(Finals) Doors open at 3:30pm. (Saturday)
(Finals) Start at 4:00pm. (Saturday)
*All Entry Fees are Non-Refundable*
Entry Fee $100, Crossover Fee $100 each additional class ALL Entry fees are NON REFUNDABLE. A Fee of $40 applied also to all walk-in entries.
The 2023 NPC Big Cat Championships are open to all competitors.
All competitors must have a current NPC card. Cost is $135.00 go to www.NPCnewsOnline.com
*Juniors, Teenage, & Masters must show proof of age. (drivers license or birth certificate).
*Open: Eligible for all competitors of any age or experience.
*Novice: If an athlete has never placed first in any class or age group in any NPC sanctioned contest then he/she is eligible to compete as a “novice”
*True Novice: First time competitor in any NPC Sanction contest.
*Junior: The competitor must be age 23 or under on the day of the contest.
*Masters: The competitor must be at least the minimum age of the division on the day of the contest.
*Crossovers: You may compete in multiple classes (if eligible). This can be any combination of open, novice, masters, true novice. Don’t miss this opportunity for a real stage-experience!
LOCATION & SCHEDULE:
*Contest Venue: Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18102
*Host Hotel: Ramada Inn 1500 MacArthur Road, PA 18052 (610) 439-1037 $139per night. (Use Group Rate Code CGNPC3)
*Athlete Schedule: Friday only check-ins & Weigh ins, October 6th, 2023, 5-8 pm at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.
*All Bodybuilders must be in competition suits to weigh in.
*Competitors Meeting 8 am at contest venue (Day of Event)
*Prejudging: Doors open for spectators at 8 am, Prejudging begins at 9 am.
*Finals: Doors open for spectators at 3:30 PM, Finals Begin at 4 pm.
*Posing & Awards: POSING: Bodybuilders, Women’s Physique and Men’s Classic Physique: 70 Second Routine (No Music for Prejudging; Music For Finals only)
*(Pre-judging based on Mandatory Poses and Quarter Turns) Men’s Classic Physique: Solid Compression Shorts, Judging on Muscular Size, Symmetry, Balance, & Proportion with an emphasis on Definition & Condition. Men's Physique: Board Shorts, Judging on Physical Shape & Overall Presentation. Figure: 2 Piece only (Judging Muscle Tone, Definition, Symmetry, Overall Presentation). Bikini: 2 Piece (Physical Shape & Overall Presentation).
NO EXPLICIT OR PROFANE LYRICS! Please download your music on the MUSCLEWARE App, you can also bring it on a CD or USB drive with you to the Friday Check-ins. However it is preferred you download it to the app.. (Music will start when your name is announced.) Figure, Bikini, Woman’s Wellness & Men’s Physique Contestants DO NOT Need to Bring Music.
Top 5 in each class (Cup Trophies): 52in Scottish Claymore Swords (Open Overall Awards), Best of Show Title Belts (1 male, 1 female winner)
*Pre-Judging-$25, Finals $35. Open Seating Only. Tickets will be available at the door and are CASH ONLY.
BACKSTAGE, TRAINERS PASSESS & TANNING:
As per NPC rules, everyone that purchases a backstage/trainers pass must be a current NPC member. No exceptions allowed. You can become a member by registering online at www.npcnewsonline.com.
* Resistance bands and dumbbells.
*TV Monitors to watch the action on stage.
*water and Gatorade will be backstage during pump up.
*Trainers Passes are available on sale Friday night at check-ins/weigh-ins. The fee is $110.
*Tanning/Hair/Makeup: Olympia Tan, Contact www.olympiatan.com