EVENTS

BODYBUILDING, FIGURE, BIKINI, PHYSIQUE & CLASSIC PHYSIQUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

AN NPC NATIONAL QUALIFIER

PRESENTED BY

OGDEN CONSTRUCTION

NPC MIKE FRANCOIS CLASSIC

5/12/18

UPDATE (10:00 AM 5/10/18)

Tickets

At door only (Prejudging $15 / Finals $30). Cash/Check

Registration

At Friday check-in only. Cash/Check

Trainer's Pass

Saturday only. Cash/Check

 

Note: Our office will close at noon on Friday, May 11th. See below for all the contest details.

LOCATION

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

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

DIVISIONS
Men's Open Bodybuilding (7 classes)

  • Bantamweight: 143¼ lbs and under

  • Lightweight: over 143¼ lbs up to and including 154¼ lbs

  • Welterweight: over 154¼ lbs up to and including 165¼ lbs

  • Middleweight: over 165¼ lbs up to and including 176¼ lbs

  • Light Heavyweight: over 176¼ lbs up to and including 198¼ lbs

  • Heavyweight: over 198¼ lbs up to and including 225¼ lbs

  • Super Heavyweight: over 225¼ lbs.

Men's Masters Bodybuilding (1 class)

  • 35 years of age and older

Men's Novice Bodybuilding (1 class)
Open Figure (4 classes)

  • Up to and including 5’2”

  • Over 5’2” and up to and including 5’4”

  • Over 5’4” and up to and including 5’6”

  • Over 5’6”

Masters Figure (1 class)

  • 35 years of age and older

Open Bikini (4 classes)

  • Up to and including 5’2”

  • Over 5’2” and up to and including 5’4”

  • Over 5’4” and up to and including 5’6”

  • Over 5’6”

Masters Bikini (1 class)

  • 35 years of age and older

Novice Bikini (3 classes)

  • Up to and including 5'4"

  • Over 5’4” and up to and including 5’6”

  • Over 5'6"

Men's Open Physique (4 classes)

  • Up to and including 5’6”

  • Over 5’6” and up to and including 5’8”

  • Over 5’8” and up to and including 5’10”

  • Over 5’10”

Men's Masters Physique (1 class)

  • 35 years of age and older

Men's Novice Physique *NEW* (1 class)

Women's Open Physique (1 class)
Open Classic Physique (3 classes)

Novice Classic Physique *NEW* (1 class)

 

NATIONAL QUALIFIER

The NPC Mike Francois Classic is an NPC National Qualifier. The top 2 placings in each Open class will qualify for national-level events through the entire following year (2019).

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 11th. 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 a Novice division, you may not have won your class in any prior NPC contest. 

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 (REGISTER AT FRIDAY CHECK-IN ONLY)
$100.00 if entered online or postmarked by April 28, 2018. $25.00 late fee after that date. Add $50 for each additional division entering. Crossovers are permitted between all divisions (for example, a competitor may enter both the Figure and Bikini divisions). ENTER ONLINE (CLOSED: REGISTER AT FRIDAY CHECK-IN ONLY) or print an ENTRY FORM (CLOSED: REGISTER AT FRIDAY CHECK-IN ONLY) to enter by mail. You may also enter at the Friday check-in. Entry fee is non-refundable.

 

FRIDAY CHECK-IN
All competitors must check-in on Friday, May 11th 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. For those crossing over between Men's Bodybuilding and Men's Classic Physique, please 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 12th in the auditorium at Westerville Central High School. Please plan on arriving by 8:15 a.m. Prejudging will immediately follow at 10:00 a.m.

MUSIC
Music will be collected at the Friday check-in. All Bodybuilding, Women's Physique and Men's Classic Physique competitors must furnish a pre-set CD with only their music recorded. Music may not exceed 60 seconds and will be started when the competitor's name is announced. If you are crossing over between Men's Bodybuilding and Men's Classic Physique, you must bring a CD for each division. Vulgar lyrics are prohibited and will result in disqualification. 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).

POSING ROUTINES

All Bodybuilding, Women's Physique and Men's Classic Physique competitors will perform their routine(s) at the Finals. If you are a Bodybuilder crossing over into another Bodybuilding division, you will pose once. If you are a Bodybuilder crossing over into Men's Classic Physique, you will pose in both. No routines will be performed at the Prejudging. Flips of any kind are not permitted.

 

TRAINER'S PASS (CLOSED: SATURDAY ONLY)
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. Note: 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 (CLOSED: SATURDAY ONLY), by MAIL (CLOSED: SATURDAY ONLY) or backstage Saturday, May 12th. If purchasing May 12th, 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.

 

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 (AT DOOR ONLY)
Prejudging tickets (general admission) are $15. Finals tickets (reserved) are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Children two and under admitted free. ORDER ONLINE (AT DOOR ONLY) or print our TICKET ORDER FORM (AT DOOR ONLY) to order by mail. 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 28, 2018 will not be mailed and must be picked up at Will Call (ticket booth) at the venue the day of. We will begin processing and mailing tickets in February. 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

You can reserve by phone or online:

Phone: Call one of the numbers above (ask for the Mike Francois Classic rate).

Online: CLICK HERE to book online. You will be taken to the Hilton Mike Francois Classic reservation site.

King: $134

Queen/Queen: $144 

Cut-off date is April 11th.

 

PROFESSIONAL SPRAY TANNING SERVICES
Competition spray tanning services will be offered by Liquid Sun Rayz at the host hotel. To schedule an appointment, please CLICK HERE. Note: Tanning products are not allowed in the venue and oil must be applied in designated areas only.

 

PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP & HAIR SERVICES
Professional makeup and hair services will be offered by Glossa Professional Makeup Artistry. To schedule an appointment, please CLICK HERE or contact Lyndsey at lyndsey@glossamakeup.net or (859) 816-5647.

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 2018 NPC EAS Mike Francois Classic, please CONTACT US and we will gladly send you information.

  

MIKE FRANCOIS

Fitness Coach / Promoter

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