NPC Mike Francois Classic

 

DENNIS AUTOPOINT
proudly presents
THE 2017 NPC EAS MIKE FRANCOIS CLASSIC
Bodybuilding, Figure, Bikini, Physique & Classic Physique Championships
BROUGHT TO YOU BY SUPZILLA
An NPC National Qualifier

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS / COMPETITOR INFO SHEET / COMPETITOR CHECKLIST

ANNOUNCING TWO NEW DIVISIONS FOR 2017
Adonis Collegiate Physique / True Novice Bikini

Note: The links provided below are for quick access. Please scroll down for complete contest details.

ENTER
Enter Online Now / Enter by Mail

TICKETS
Order Online Now / Order by Mail

TRAINER’S PASS
Order Online Now / Order by Mail

CONTACT INFO
E-mail: [email protected]
Call/Text: (614) 806-3834

DATE
May 13, 2017

PLACE
Westerville Central High School
7118 Mount Royal Avenue
Westerville, OH 43082
(directions below)

TIME
Prejudging: 10:00 a.m.
Finals: 6:00 p.m.

DIVISIONS
Men’s Bodybuilding
> Bantamweight (143¼ lbs. & under)

> Lightweight (over 143¼ lbs. up to & including 154¼ lbs.)

> Welterweight (over 154¼ lbs. up to & including 165¼ lbs.)

> Middleweight (over 165¼ lbs. up to & including 176¼ lbs.)

> Light Heavyweight (over 176¼ lbs. up to & including 198¼ lbs.)

> Heavyweight (over 198¼ lbs. up to & including 225¼ lbs.)

> Super Heavyweight (over 225¼ lbs.)

Men’s Masters Bodybuilding (One class: 35 years of age & older)

Men’s Novice Bodybuilding (One class)

Bikini (Three classes: up to & including 5’4”, over 5’4” up to & including 5’6”, over 5’6”)

Masters Bikini (One class: 35 years of age & older)

Novice Bikini (Two classes: up to & including 5’4”, over 5’4”)

True Novice Bikini (One class) **NEW**

Men’s Classic Physique (Three classes: Click here for breakdown)

Figure (Three classes: up to & including 5’4”, over 5’4” up to & including 5’6”, over 5’6”)

Masters Figure (One class: 35 years of age & older)

Men’s Physique (Three classes: up to & including 5’7”, over 5’7” up to & including 5’10”, over 5’10”)

Men’s Masters Physique (One class: 35 years of age & older)

Adonis Collegiate Physique (One class) **NEW**

Women’s Physique (One class)

ELIGIBILITY
The NPC EAS Mike Francois Classic is open to all competitors who are current members of the NPC. Your NPC card must be presented during check-in on Friday, May 12th. NPC cards are $125 and can be purchased online at www.npcnewsonline.com. Cards will also be available for purchase at the check-in. To be eligible for Novice Bodybuilding or Novice Bikini, you may not have won your class in any prior NPC contest. To be eligible for True Novice Bikini, you may not have ever competed in an NPC Bikini contest. To be eligible for Adonis Collegiate Physique, you must be currently enrolled in a college or university.

RULES & REGULATIONS
All rules and regulations are established by our sanctioning body, the National Physique Committee (NPC). Please visit their web site at www.npcnewsonline.com and click on ‘Rules’ for detailed information on rounds, scoring, presentation and suit requirements for each division.

ENTRY FEE
$100.00 if postmarked by April 29, 2017. $120.00 after that date. Add $50 for each additional division entered. Crossovers are permitted between all divisions (for example, a competitor may enter both the Figure and Bikini divisions). Enter online now or print an Entry Form (.pdf) to enter by mail. You may also enter at the Friday check-in. If you would like an Entry Form mailed to you, please email us your full name and mailing address and we will gladly send one to you.

FRIDAY CHECK-IN
All competitors must check-in on Friday, May 12th between 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Westerville Central High School. Per NPC regulations, no Saturday check-ins will be allowed.

Please note the following:

Posing Suit: Bodybuilding, Classic Physique and Bikini competitors must wear their suit to the check-in. All other competitors need to bring their suit for inspection.

Music: If you are competing in Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique or Men’s Classic Physique, you must bring your music to the check-in. If you are crossing over between Men’s Bodybuilding and Men’s Classic Physique, bring a CD for each division (see Music section below for additional details).

MANDATORY MEETING
The mandatory meeting for all competitors will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 13th in the auditorium at Westerville Central High School. Please plan on arriving by 8:15 a.m. to get settled backstage prior to the meeting. There will be two designated areas backstage for competitors: COED and WOMEN ONLY.  Note: There will be an OPTIONAL meeting at 5:15 prior to the Finals to answer any questions you may have.

MUSIC
All Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique and Men’s Classic Physique competitors must furnish a pre-set CD (no MP3) with only their music recorded. Music may not exceed 60 seconds and will be started when the competitor’s name is announced. Vulgar lyrics are prohibited and will result in disqualification. If you are crossing over between Men’s Bodybuilding and Men’s Classic Physique, you must bring a CD for each division. All music is tested after Prejudging, so we highly encourage you to bring a back-up copy in case we find an issue with the original. Music will be available for pick-up immediately after the contest only (it will not be returned by mail).

TRAINER’S PASS
The NPC allows competitors the opportunity to have their trainer(s) backstage to assist them. The Trainer’s Passes are $75 and are limited to two (2) per competitor. IMPORTANT: The Trainer’s Pass only allows the trainer backstage to assist the competitor. If the trainer wants access to the auditorium to view the show, they must purchase a ticket. Limited number of passes available. You can purchase a Trainer’s Pass online, by mail or backstage Saturday, May 13th. If purchasing May 13th, please bring exact change.

PUMP UP AREA
Per NPC regulations, weights and dumbbells are no longer allowed backstage in the pump up area. Only exercise bands will be permitted. We will provide a limited number of bands, however we recommend you bring your own to ensure availability.

AWARDS
Sculptured trophies by Niels Andersen will be awarded for 1st through 5th places in each division. Every competitor will receive a goody bag!

TICKETS
Prejudging tickets (general admission) are $15. Finals tickets (reserved) are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Children two and under admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online or by mail using our Ticket Order Form (.pdf). Tickets will also be sold at the door (if available) and at Metro Fitness in Worthington for a limited time. All checks and money orders should be made payable to Mike Francois. Due to processing time, ticket orders postmarked or submitted online after April 29, 2017 will not be mailed and must be picked up at Will Call (ticket booth) at the venue the day of.  Due to prior sell-outs, please order early to guarantee admission!

HOST HOTEL
Hilton Polaris
8700 Lyra Drive
Columbus, OH 43240
(614) 885-1600 / (888) 864-8055
Guest room rate: $129
Cut-off date is April 12, 2017.

You can reserve by phone or online:
1. Call one of the numbers above (must ask for the Mike Francois Classic group rate).
2. Click here to book online. You will be taken to the Hilton Mike Francois Classic reservation site.

PROFESSIONAL SPRAY TANNING SERVICES
Competition spray tanning services will be offered by Liquid Sun Rayz in Ballroom A at the host hotel – STREAK FREE, FLAWLESS, EVERY TIME! To schedule an appointment, please click here. Please note: Tanning products are not allowed in the venue and oil must be applied in designated areas only.

PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP & HAIR SERVICES
Liquid Sun Rayz has teamed up with Glossa Makeup Artistry to form the LSR Beauty Team! The LSR Beauty Team offers professional makeup and hair services to have you looking your very best. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please click here or email [email protected].

PHOTOGRAPHY INFO
Cameras are not allowed in the first 10 rows of the auditorium. There is no restriction on phone cameras. Pictures will be available for purchase from the official contest photographer.

SPONSOR INFO
If you are interested in sponsoring the 2017 NPC EAS Mike Francois Classic, please email us and we will gladly send you information.

DIRECTIONS
Westerville Central High School
7118 Mount Royal Avenue
Westerville, OH 43082

Traveling on I-71 South (from Cleveland): Exit 121 – Gemini Place/Polaris Parkway, turn left on Gemini Place and go .2 miles, turn right on Orion Place and go .4 miles, take 1st left onto Polaris Parkway and go 2.3 miles, turn left on OH-3 N/N State Street and go .5 miles, turn right on Mount Royal Avenue and go .4 miles to school.

Traveling on I-71 North (from Cincinnati): Exit 121 – Polaris Parkway, turn right on Polaris Parkway and go 2.5 miles, turn left on OH-3 N/N State Street and go .5 miles, turn right on Mount Royal Avenue and go .4 miles to school.