NPC WORLDIWDE MEMBERSHIP
As of January 1, 2020, all athletes must have an NPC WorldWide Membership if they wish to compete in any NPC WorldWide Regional or NPC WorldWide Pro Qualifier contest. Memberships will be checked prior to entering check-in’s at every contest.
Please click the link to register for an NPC Worldwide Membership. www.npcworldwide-register.com
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NPC WORLDWIDE ATHLETES:
All Champagne Productions’ Contests are Open to All NPC Worldwide Athletes.
As of January 1, 2020, all athletes must have an NPC WorldWide Membership if they wish to compete in any NPC WorldWide Regional or NPC WorldWide Pro Qualifier contest. Memberships will be checked prior to entering check-in’s at every contest. NPC Worldwide Memberships run as the calendar year from January 1 – December 31.
An NPC Worldwide athlete can compete in the TRUE NOVICE division as long as they have never entered that particular NPC division.
An NPC Worldwide athlete can compete in the NOVICE division as long as they have never won their class in that particular NPC division.
ALLOCATED TIME FOR FINALS POSING ROUTINES:
NPC WorldWide Men’s & Women’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique & Women’s Physique will be 60 seconds choreographed routine to music at finals. NPC WorldWide Women’s Fitness routines are 2 minutes. Gymnastics moves are prohibited in all divisions except Women’s Fitness.
For the above posing category divisions, all registered NPC Worldwide athletes will be prompted to upload their music by their confirmation email.
The NPC Worldwide Women’s Fitness division will no longer have the two-piece swimsuit round at Regional Qualifier Contests only at Pro Qualifier Contests. All NPC Worldwide athletes will judged on their fitness routines including the following mandatory moves; push-up, high kick, straddle hold & side split.
A Pro Card will Only be awarded if there are 5 or more competitions in the division.
Athletes in the following countries must have an “Official Regional Certificate” confirming they competed in a Regional contest in their country not more than one year before competing in a Pro Qualifier contest: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom.
If an Athlete qualifies for an IFBB PRO card at a Pro Qualifier and, before applying for the card, competes in another Pro Qualifier or competes in a contest that is not sanctioned by NPC WORLDWIDE, the Athlete automatically and without notice forfeits the right to apply for the card.
US athletes must compete in an NPC contest not more than one year before competing in an NPC WORLDWIDE Regional or Pro Qualifier contest. US athletes who are posted overseas, or whose employment requires them to work overseas, are exempt from this requirement and compete under the rules of the country in which they reside.
IFBB PRO Cards are not awarded to Master competitors, except for contests approved by NPC Worldwide.
Backstage Coach/Assistant Passes at a Regional Qualifier Contest is Limited to 1 Pass per Athlete and can only be purchased by a Confirmed Athlete of the Contest.
Backstage Access at a Pro Qualifier is Strictly limited to Approved IFBB Professional League Officials, Media and Coaches. All Coaches must have current NPC Worldwide Membership.
Accreditation for Backstage Access will be issued on Verification of current NPC Worldwide membership with proper identification for liability purposes and must show proof of purchase of show ticket prior to buying a backstage pass. You will not be able to pass security backstage without proper credentials. Backstage photography or videography is strictly prohibited.
Champagne Productions Media, is the official photographer/videographer at all Champagne Productions events. Individual photo shoots can be reserved or scheduled with our official photographers email@example.com
The Wonder Bar Salon is the official tanning, hair & makeup company at all Champagne Productions events. No other tanning, hair or makeup companies are allowed to set up at the designated official host hotels. Competitors found to be supporting Boot Leg Service Providers are subject to disqualification.
NPC WorldWide competitors can register online for each designated Champagne Productions event at www.champagneproductions.co.za
Each athlete can enter as many classes in various categories for multiple crossovers if eligible. Entry fees are non-refundable and not transferable.
All competitors must present themselves at Check-in where they will be registered and, if required, weighed and height-measured.
Music may be emailed in .MP3 or.WAV format to firstname.lastname@example.org or may be submitted on a USB Memory stick at check-in. If no music is available at check-in the athlete will select from a pre-selected list of available posing music options. NO Music will be accepted via WhatsApp or on Show Day. No Exceptions!
Any competitor who appears to be disoriented or light-headed, or who experiences undue cramping, will not be permitted to compete.
Any competitor disqualified for health reasons must be checked by the attending EMT and, if it is advised by the EMT, must go to the nearest hospital for evaluation.
Competitors who refuse to be evaluated by the EMT or at the hospital will be suspended from competition for a period of one year from the date of the occurrence.
ATTENTION PHOTOGRAPHERS & VIDEOGRAPHERS: All Video, telephoto lens cameras & live streaming professional or non-professional are strictly prohibited at any Champagne Productions, IFBB Professional League, NPC WorldWide South Africa Regional or Pro Qualifing event. All Rights remain the property of Champagne Productions, IFBB Professional League, NPC WorldWide and NPC News Online. Offenders are subject to prohibition to future Champagne Productions contests.