THE NPC 2012
Nutrition Company DENVER NOVICE & MASTERS
BODYBUILDING, FIGURE, BIKINI & PHYSIQUE CHAMPIONSHIPS & EXPO

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  • SUNDAY, MARCH 18!
  • OPEN TO NPC NOVICE & MASTERS COMPETITORS!
  • EVERY TROPHY IS A NIELS ANDERSEN SCULPTURE, MEDALLION OR PLAQUE!   
  • NEW!  WOMEN'S NOVICE PHYSIQUE--3 HEIGHT CLASSES! 
  • NEW!  WOMEN'S PHYSIQUE 40+!
  • 4 HEIGHT CLASSES IN NOVICE BIKINI!
  • BIKINI 35-40, 40+!
  • FIGURE MASTERS: 35-40, 40-45, 45+ !!
  • NEW!  MEN'S PHYSIQUE TEEN!
  • NEW!  MEN'S NOVICE PHYSIQUE- 4 HEIGHT CLASSES!
  • MEN'S MASTERS PHYSIQUE CLASSES- 35-42, 42+
  • MEN'S MASTERS BB CLASSES: 40-50, 50+ !!
  • FINALS SHOW TIMES-4PM, (PREJUDGING START TIME-11 AM)
  • 4 HEIGHT CLASSES IN NOVICE FIGURE!
  • SATURDAY NIGHT WEIGH-IN/CHECK-IN AT HOST HOTEL-Holiday Inn/Lakewood at W.Hampden and S.Wadsworth!
NPC SANCTION #11990

NPC DENVER NOVICE & MASTERS BODYBUILDING & PHYSIQUE CONTEST DETAILS:(Scroll down for Figure & Bikini details)

DATES:  Athlete CheckIn Saturday, March 17, 2012, Competition Sunday, March 18, 2012
TIMES:

Saturday, March 17, 2012 FIGURE/BIKINI ONLY Check-In at host hotel-Holiday Inn/Lakewood at W.Hampden and S.Wadsworth
Saturday, March 17, 2012, 6-7pm: FIGURE & BIKINI Check-In at host hotel-Holiday Inn/Lakewood at W.Hampden and S.Wadsworth
Saturday, March 17, 2012, 7-8pmBODYBUILDING/PHYSIQUE Check-In at host hotel-Holiday Inn/Lakewood at W.Hampden and S.Wadsworth
Saturday, March 17, 2012, 8-8:30pmPLEASE NOTE CHANGE--Bodybuilding & Physique Prejudging meeting changed to Sunday, 9:30am.

Sunday, March 18, 2012 9:30am:  FIGURE/BIKINI/BODYBUILDING/PHYSIQUE Prejuding meeting at RIVER POINT Event Center,
Sunday, March 18, 2012,11:00am:  Prejudging for FIGURE/BIKINI/BODYBUIDING/PHYSIQUE at RIVER POINT Event Center
Sunday, March 18, 2012, 4pm:  Finals FIGURE/BIKINI/BODYBUILDING/PHYSIQUE at RIVER POINT Event Center

PLACE: 
RIVER POINT EVENT CENTER,  1840 West Oxford, Denver CO. 80205, Click Here for directions. (Next to Red & Jerrys on Oxford at Santa Fe.)
CONTEST PROMOTERS:
Lawrence Gaytan, lrgaytan.lg@gmail.com and Jeff Taylor/LifeSports, jtaylor@jefftaylor.com
ELIGIBILITY: Open to NPC NOVICE and MASTERS athletes. (2012 NPC cards will be available for $100.) Teenage competitors:minimum age of 16 and must not have exceeded 19 years of age the day of the contest. Masters competitors must have reached he age of 35/40/50/60 the day of the contest.Proof of age required. Novice competitors are eligible only if they have never placed 1st-3rd in an open class or 1 st place Novice Division in any NPC event. Contestants may enter more than one division, however, athletes will only pose once at the evening competition. (Bikini may only cross over to other Bikini divisions.)

AWARDS: Men's/Women's Open: 1st-5th in each weight class. Teenage, Novice and Masters, Men's Masters 40-50, 50+: 1st -5th one class each.  A Team Trophy will be awarded to the highest scoring team. ($30 fee per team is required.) Overall Men's and Women's Champions receive an OVERALL award.

WEIGHT CLASSES: (Men's Bodybuilding)



Men's Novice




Lightwt. 154 1/4 & under




Middlewt. 154 1/4 - 176 1/4


LightHeavywt. 176 1/4 - 198 1/4




Heavywt. 198 1/4  and over
 

RULES: This contest is NPC sanctioned and will run in accordance with the most recent NPC rules and procedures. All decisions are final.  All bodybuilding competitors must weigh-in wearing their posing suit.
MUSIC: Contestants will use their own music WITH NO VULGARITY for the finals, prerecorded on a quality CD--ONLY A CD-R WITH 60 SEC. POSING SONG CUSTOM BURNED ONLY and CUED TO YOUR STARTING POINT. BRING CD TO SATURDAY 10:00 A.M. BODYBUILDER CHECK-IN! Time Limit: 60 sec. 
BACKSTAGE:  
NEW!  Due to limited backstage area at the RIVER POINT Event Center, and for the competitors safety, only a limited number of assistants/ trainers will be permitted backstage and they must be an NPC member due to insurance requirements(Purchase NPC Card here.) Trainer may purchase  a Backstage Trainer Pass for $65.  The $65 Backstage Trainer Pass includes a Prejudging ticket, but Evening Finals ticket must be purchased separately. Only 1 Trainer per competitor. (Competitors do not need a ticket)  Assistance will be also be provided.
Please be advised: A Backstage Trainer Pass does not allow trainers to impede flow of the event backstage.  Trainers must cooperate with event expeditors or Backstage Trainer Pass will be revoked.
SCHEDULE: Bodybuilding Check-in & Weigh-in SATURDAY, March 17th, 7-8 p.m., AND REQUIRED PREJUDGING BODYBUILDING MEETING right after Check-In at 8 P.M. at the Host Hotel-Holiday Inn/Lakewood at W.Hampden and S.WadsworthSUNDAY Meeting to get #'s and  CDs at RIVER POINT Event Center at 10:00am,Sunday, March 18th,  Prejudging at 11:00am, Evening Finals at 4pm.
ENTRY FEES:  Entries postmarked prior to March 1st, 2012, $65 per division. Entries postmarked after March 1st, 2012, $105 per division. NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS. PLEASE SEND ENTRIES WITH CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO JEFF TAYLOR AT THE ADDRESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS FORM.
HOST HOTEL
Holiday Inn/Lakewood, 7390 W.Hampden Ave., Lakewood, CO 80227, (Hampden & Wadsworth).  Call 303-980-9200 for Special "NPC Bodybuilding & Figure Rate" of $75/night.  (Free high speed wireless internet and less than 15 min.from venue.)

WOMEN'S PHYSIQUE CONTEST INFORMATION:
Women's Physique Division has been created to give a platform for women who enjoy weight training, competing and contest preparation.  Competitors should display a toned, athletic physique showcasing femininity, muscle tone and beauty/flow of physique.

JUDGING CRITERIA-

    *   
MUSCULARITY & BODY CONDITION: Judges will be looking for contestants who display Symmetry, Shape, Proportion, Muscle Tone, Poise and Beauty Flow. Physique should display all of the above criteria without compromising Femininity, Beauty/Flow of Physique.  Physique assessment and comparisons will take place during Prejudging.
         Women's Physique competitors should have the overall aesthetics and look that is found in figure with a little more overall muscularity.  While all types of physiques will be considered when it comes to height, weight, structure, etc., excessive muscularity will be scored down accordingly.

COMPETITION JUDGING-

    *   PREJUDGING: Quarter turns and mandatory posing comparisons/callouts. 
        Mandatory Poses will be performed in good taste with open hand style and    
        include the following poses:
             - Front double biceps/open hands (no flat footed full front pose-some sort of
                  front twisting pose)

             - Back Double biceps/open hands
             - Side tricep with leg extended
             - Side chest with arms extended
             - Front ab/thigh

    *   FINALS:  All competitors will perform their individual posing routine to music.
             In Colorado, individual routines are 60 seconds in length.
Contestants will               use their own music WITH NO VULGARITY for the finals, prerecorded on a              quality CD--ONLY A CD-R WITH 60 SEC. POSING SONG CUSTOM                      BURNED ONLY and CUED TO STARTING POINT. Contestant must bring
             CD to
    *   RULES: Suits worn by WP competitors for Prejudging must be a 2 piece. Suits             do not have to be solid in color. The bottom of the suit must be v-shaped.                 No thongs are permitted. Competitors can compete in an off eh rack suit. All             suits must be in good taste.
           -No Props will be allowed.
           -No heels may be worn at any time during the competition/judging of WP.

    *    3 NOVICE HEIGHT CLASSES, & 40+ CLASS AT THIS EVENT.
          
A Class- Up to and including 5"4"
           B Class- Over 5'4" up to and including 5'6"
           C Class- Over 5'6"

CROSSOVERS, NATIONAL SHOWS, IFBB PRO CARDS-

    *   CROSSOVERS: Crossovers are allowed at NPC shows in CO this year, but not at the NPC national level.

    *   NPC NATIONAL LEVEL CONTESTS:  For 2012, the top three (3) in a national qualifying Women’s Physique contest will be qualified for the NPC USA and NPC National Championships.  The top five (5) will qualify for all other national contests including the NPC Junior USA, NPC Junior National, NPC Team Universe and IFBB North American Championships. At a non-qualifying contest, no athletes are qualified for a national contest.

(Click Here for complete NPC Women's Physique Rules)

MEN'S PHYSIQUE CONTEST INFORMATION:
JUDGING CRITERIA-

    *   MUSCULARITY & BODY CONDITION: Judges will be looking for fit     contestants who display proper shape and symmetry combined with muscularity and overall condition. This is not a bodybuilding contest so extreme muscularity should be marked down.

    *   STAGE PRESENCE & PERSONALITY:  Contestants will be asked to walk in board shorts (shorts must be just above the knee in length and can be one inch below the belly button, no spandex and no logos are permitted on the board shorts however a manufacturer’s logo such as Nike symbol or Billabongs are acceptable.) Competitors will enter the stage without a shirt and barefoot. No lewd acts allowed for example the moon pose. Judges are looking for the contestant with the best stage presence and poise who can successfully convey his personality to the audience.

COMPETITION JUDGING-

     PRESENTATION: Competitors will walk to the center of the stage alone and perform quarter (1/4) turns with optional pose of hand on hip or hand in pocket, face the judges as directed then proceed to the side of the stage.

    *   COMPARISION ROUND: The competitors will be brought back out in a group and directed to do quarter turns. The Judges will have the opportunity to compare competitors against each other in quarter turns.

CROSSOVERS, NATIONAL SHOWS, IFBB PRO CARDS-

    *   CROSSOVERS: Crossovers are allowed at NPC shows in CO this year, but not at the NPC national level.

    *   NPC NATIONAL LEVEL CONTESTS:  For 2012, the top three (3) in a national qualifying Women’s Physique contest will be qualified for the NPC USA and NPC National Championships.  The top five (5) will qualify for all other national contests including the NPC Junior USA, NPC Junior National, NPC Team Universe and IFBB North American Championships. At a non-qualifying contest, no athletes are qualified for a national contest.

    *   QUALIFYING FOR IFBB PRO STATUS:
NPC JUNIOR USA CHAMPIONSHIPS – Height Class Winners

NPC JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – Height Class Winners
NPC TEAM UNIVERSE CHAMPIONSHIPS – Top 3 In Each Height Class
NPC MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP – Height Class Winners
NPC USA CHAMPIONSHIPS – Top 2 In Each Height Class
IFBB NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS – Top 2 In Each Height Class
NPC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – Top 2 In Each Height Class


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HEIGHT CLASSES FOR MEN'S PHYSIQUE AT THIS SHOW

ENTRY FEE(S):
$65 to enter Men's Physique Novice and $65 to enter Men's Physique 35-42, 42+ and $65 to enter Men's Physique TEEN if postmarked by Mar.1, 2012.  Entries postmarked after Mar.1, 2012, $105 per class.  Men's Physique competitors may applicable classes and crossover to Men's Bodybuilding.

(Click here for complete Men's Physique Rules-)

 

2012 NPC  DENVER NOVICE & MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
WOMEN'S FIGURE & BIKINI CONTEST INFORMATION

GENERAL CONTEST INFORMATION

  • Each contestant must be a current memberof the NPC, (2012 NPC cards will be available for $100)
  • Entry Fee: $65 per class if postmarked by March 1st, 2012. $105 per class for entries postmarked after March 1st, 2012. (Complete the entry form BELOW.)
  • Overall Novice Figure and Overall Novice BIKINI winners receive an OVERALL Award.
  • Contestants must wear high heels in the swimsuit rounds. Jewelry may be worn in the swimsuit rounds.
  • All contestants must bring all suits to be worn in competition to the               Contestant Check-In for suit inspection by a show official. BIKINI          compeititors must check in WEARING BIKINI SUIT to be in compliance with the rule, "The bottom should be in good taste covering about 50% of the gluteal area."   If Bikini athlete has any questions they should bring a second suit with a more modest bottom.
  • Exhibition of poor sportsmanship will be grounds for automatic disqualification.
  • NEW- Due to limited backstage area at the RIVER POINT Event Center, and for the competitors safety, only a limited number of assistants/ trainers will be permitted backstage and they must be an NPC member due to insurance requirements. (Purchase NPC Card here.) Trainer may purchase a Backstage Trainer Pass for $65.  The $65 Backstage Trainer Pass includes a Prejudging ticket, but Evening Finals ticket must be purchased separately. Only 1 Trainer per competitor. (Competitors do not need a ticket)                                                                                               Please be advised: A Backstage Trainer Pass does not allow trainers to impede flow of the event backstage.  Trainers must cooperate with event expeditors or Backstage Trainer Pass will be revoked.
  • Fitness contestants must be able to carry their own props to and from the stage.
  • FIGURE/BIKINI Contestant check-in: SATURDAY, March 17,  6-7 P.M. AT THE HOST HOTEL-Holiday Inn/Lakewood at W.Hampden and S.Wadsworth --FIGURE ATHLETES BRING YOUR SUIT(S) FOR INSPECTION; BIKINI COMPETITORS MUST WEAR BIKINI SUITS to Check-In                                                                  
    SUNDAY, Mar. 18, 930am:  FITNESS/FIGURE/BIKINI Prejuding meeting at RIVER POINT Event Center,
    Saturday, Mar. 18, 11:00:  Prejudging for FIGURE/BIKINI
    Saturday, Mar. 18, 4pm:  Finals
    FIGURE/BIKINI at RIVER POINT Event Center,
PUBLICITY AND AWARDS:

FIGURE 35-39, 40-44, 45+, top 5,

NOVICE FIGURE*---
The top 5 winners in each of the 4 height classes for NOVICE FIGURE, (5'2" and under, over 5'2" - 5'4", over 5'4" - 5'6", and over 5'6"),,

NOVICE BIKINI---The top 5 winners in each of the four height classes for BIKINI,
(5'2" and under, over 5'2" - 5'4", over 5'4" - 5'6", and over 5'6"),

BIKINI over 35-40, 40+

will receive Neils AndersonFitness/Figure plaques and medallions and overall winners sculptures.  And the top 5 winners in each of the 6 height classes in OPEN FIGURE, 2 FITNESS, and 4 BIKINI classes will be nationally qualified to go to the Jr.USA & Team Universe Figure, and top 5 in each class. Further, the top 3 in both Open Figure, Fitness and Bikini are nationally qualified to go to NPC Jr.Nationals, NPC Figure/Fitness Nationals in NY, NY and NPC USA.  No money prizes may be given at the amateur level.(Competing for cash prizes nullifies amateur status in the NPC.) The top 6 FITNESS contestants, ( 2 in each of the 3 height classes),  at the NPC Nationals in Nov., and the classwinners at the Team Universe will be eligible to turn professional in the IFBB.
FIGURE:  Jr.USA overall winners, Class winners at the Jr.Nationals and top 2 in each of the four height classes at the National FIGURE Championships,
(in NY along with the NPC TEAM UNIVERSE), and class winners at the USA in Las Vegas, all receive their IFBB pro cards
JUDGING PROCEDURES:

SWIMSUIT
The contestants will be brought outin 1 or 2 lines for the quarter turns in a 2-PIECE SWIMSUIT. (Do not twist-look straight ahead.)The judges will be scoring the physique by assessing overall muscle tonewith shapely lines, overall firmness and a small degree of muscularitywith separation, no visible striations and no excessive leanness along with a full general assessment including healthy appearance, face, makeup and skin tone.


SCORING
Each round is judged separately, andscores are turned in after each round.

EVENING PERFORMANCE

All contestants will be introducedat the evening event in their swimsuits. All athletes will perform theirfitness routine at the evening finals.

*DETAILS FOR WOMEN'S FIGURE NOVICE CHAMPIONSHIPS:
N
ovice competitors are eligible only if they have never placed 1st-3rd in any NPC sanctioned OPEN FIGURE class or won a Novice Figure class. 

*SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT BIKINI DIVISION:

  • NO crossover into Women's Physique or Figure.
  • Competitors will compete in a two-piece suit like Figure and Fitness. The bottom of the suit must be v-shaped. No thongs are permitted. Competitors can compete in an off-the-rack suit. All swimsuits must be in good taste. Swimsuit will be inspected at Athlete Check-In. All contestants must bring all suits to be worn in competition to the Contestant Check-In for suit inspection by a show official. NEW: BIKINI compeititors must check in WEARING BIKINI SUIT to be in compliance with the rule, "The bottom should be in good taste covering about 50% of the gluteal area."   If Bikini athlete has any questions they should bring a second suit with a more modest bottom.
  • Competitors must wear high heels.
  • Competitors may wear jewelry.
BIKINI JUDGING PROCEDURES:

Presentation

  • Competitors will walk onstage alone and perform their Model Walk (personal preference)
    • The Model Walk consists of the following:                                           Walk to the center of the stage, stop and do a front stance then a full turn and do a rear stance, (NEW!-Rear stance pose to be done in good taste-keep feet no more than 24 inches apart and no bending forward), then turn to the front again in front of the judges and then proceed to the side of the stage.

Comparison Round, Two-Piece Swimsuit

  • Competitors will be judged wearing a two-piece swimsuit and heels.
  • The competitors will be brought out in a group and directed to do a full front and rear stance. (NEW! -Rear stance pose to be done in good taste-keep feet no more than 24 inches apart and no bending forward.)
  • Judges will have the opportunity to compare competitors against each other in half turns. (No side judging permitted, front and back only.)
  • Judges will be scoring competitors on the following items:
    • Balance and Shape
    • Overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise and overall presentation.
FOR MORE INFO, (Qualifying for NPC National Level Shows, etc.), Click Here


(Please  download pdf entry form and mail to address at bottom)                                

NPC Sanction #11990
2012 NPC
DENVER NOVICE & MASTERS ENTRY FORM
(Circle) SEX: M F----
(Circle) DIVISIONS:
           
Men's BB Novice,           
Mens BB Masters 40--50     Men's BBMasters 50+      

FIGURE NOVICE                FIGURE 35-39           FIGURE 40-44       FIGURE 45+
BIKINI Novice                     BIKINI 35-40             BIKINI 40+
WOMEN'S PHYSIQUE Novice                             WOMEN'S PHYSIQUE 40+
Men's PHYSIQUE TEEN     MEN'S PHYSIQUE Novice                      MEN'S PHYSIQUE 35-42          
MEN'S PHYSIQUE 42+

NAME______________________________________________________AGE______

APPROXIMATE CONTEST WEIGHT____________HEIGHT(Fit/Fig.only) __________

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GYM WHERE YOU TRAIN___________________________________________________

#NPC CONTESTS IN WHICH YOU HAVE COMPETED_______

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WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO THANK?___________________________________________________

In consideration of you accepting this entry form, I hereby, intending to be legally bound for myself, my heirs, executors or administrators, waive and release all rights and claim for damages I may have against Jeff Taylor, LifeSports LLC, NPC, Event Venue, and them or their agents, representatives, and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by me at said Physique Contest.  The undersigned consents and agrees that the undersigned will comply with all rules and regulations of the Official Host Hotel including any rules and regulations of the Official Host Hotel including any rules or regulations prohibiting cooking or food preparation in the Hotel Rooms.  The undersigned further agrees that the undersigned will indemnify and hold harmless the NPC and Jeff Taylor, LifeSports LLC from and against any damages caused by the undersigned to the Official Host Hotel or damages to a guest room or rooms occupied or registered to the undersigned. Finally the undersigned acknowledges that the undersigned’s failure to comply with any rule or regulation of the Official Host Hotel or damage to any guest room occupied by or registered to the undersigned may result in disciplinary action against the undersigned including, but not limited to, suspension as a member of the NPC and/or competing in contests sanctioned by the NPC.  I further declare that all the information contained herein is, to the best of my knowledge, true correct, and complete. I agree to abide by all decisions of the NPC. And in further consideration of permission being granted to me to participate in this event, I hereby grant you, JEFF TAYLOR/LIFESPORTS LLC approved video or entertainment organizations, and all of their agents, successors, licenses and assigns the right to photograph or to otherwise reproduce(whether by film, tape, still photography, or otherwise) my voice, appearance and name, and to exhibit, distribute, transmit and/or otherwise exploit any and all such reproductions containing my voice and/or appearance in any and all media, including without limitation, by means of still photography, motion pictures, radio, television, television motion pictures, video, printing, internet or any other medium now known or hereafter devised, including also with respect to any merchandising, advertising and/or publicity, and the rights to use my name and information about me in any connection with any of the aforementioned media. The rights granted to me hereunder are granted for the entire universe and shall endure in perpetuity, and no further compensation shall be payable to me at any time in connection therewith.

SIGNED X_________________________________________

If18 or younger, signature or parent/guardian) X___________________________________

 (For VISA /MASTERCARD/AMEX TICKET ORDERS, CALL
303-786-7030, 3-7 pm Tue.-Fri., Sat noon-5pm, or order online Feb.15- Fri., Mar. 16th till 3 pm, at www.jefftaylor.com.(Ticket Prices: Prejudging $15, Night Show: $45, $32, GA$22)
________BACKSTAGE PASS ($65 only 1 per competitor)

__________ENTRY FEES ($65 per class if postmarked by Mar. 1st, 2012. $105 per class for entries postmarked after Mar. 1st, 2012)

____________Total Enclosed

MAIL THIS FORM WITH CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO:

JEFF TAYLOR/LIFESPORTS
8200 S. Quebec St.
P.O. Box # A3-109
CENTENNIAL, CO 80112

 
   

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