2013 Jr Nationals Contest Info

Critical information for all NPC amateur athletes that plan on competing in the 2013 Jr Nationals Contest
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2013 OPTIMUM NUTRITION NPC JR. NATIONAL BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS with BODYBUILDING-FITNESS-FIGURE-BIKINI and PHYSIQUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dear NPC Jr. Nationals Athlete:

With this letter you will find the entry forms for the 2013 Optimum Nutrition NPC Jr. National Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Bikini & Physique Championships, to be held June 14-15 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont (Chicago area), Illinois. Please read the entire Jr. Nationals information thoroughly – it’s important!! There are separate entry forms for each division. There are 4 weight classes for the Women’s Bodybuilding, 7 weight classes for Men’s Bodybuilding, 3 height classes for Fitness competitors, 6 height classes for Figure and Bikini competitors, 4 height classes for Women’s Physique and 6 Height classes for Men’s Physique. IFBB Pro Cards will be awarded to all height class winners.

U.S. Citizenship is required for Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Men’s & Women’s Physique Competitors only (pro-qualifiers). All bodybuilding athletes must provide either proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Resident Alien status (Green Card).

The application must be fully completed and signed. Once the application has been completed, send a money order – no personal checks -to pay for your entry fee and return it where instructed in your official entry form. Keep the information pages of this website for your own reference. There are no entry refunds.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY MAILING IS FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013. ENTRIES POST-MARKED AFTER MAY 24 WILL BE ACCEPTED IF POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MAY 29, 2013. ENTRY FEE FOR ENTRIES POSTMARKED AFTER MAY 24 BUT POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE MAY 29 IS DOUBLED TO $300. ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED IF POSTMARKED AFTER WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013.

NOTE THAT IF YOU PLAN TO QUALIFY AFTER MAY 24, SEND IN YOUR ENTRY WITH ALL THE DOCUMENTATION AND FEE PRIOR TO THE MAY 24 DEADLINE – IF YOU DON’T QUALIFY, WE WILL SEND IT BACK TO YOU.

WEIGH-INS AND CHECK-INS TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY ONLY – NONE WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY!!!

A ticket order form has also been provided so you can order tickets in advance for your family and friends. Place your order as soon as possible to reserve the best seats. We’ve sold out every year so far!! Tickets can be ordered by completing the form and mailed with a money order (no personal checks accepted), faxed to 407-876-5843, emailed to Pambetz@aol.com or ordered online at www.npcjrnationals.com. Ticket Prices (Taxes and Fees apply):

NOTE: In signing this entry, you are agreeing to pay for any damage to the hotel room in which you are staying that

FINALS: $75 & $50 -All Seats Reserved
PREJUDGING: Friday Night -$30; Saturday Morning -$30 (Open Seating)
  Remember: All entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, May 24, 2013.

occurs as a result of any body color, oils, spray tan or any other damage you may cause to hotel bedding, towels, carpeting, drapery, walls, doors or any other hotel furnishings you may come in contact with.

Promoters reserve the right to adjust the final schedule as the number of athletes demand it.

If you have any questions on eligibility requirements, please contact either Sandy Williamson (all women athletes) at 818-4001060 or email her at sandyonsandylane@yahoo.com, or Peter W. Potter (men) at 954-763-2718, email usasports@juno.com. For all other information, call Pam Betz at 407-876-4467, email Pambetz@aol.com or go to the website www.npcjrnationals.com

HOST HOTEL and EVENT LOCATION
Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel
9300 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, IL 60018
For Reservations, call 847-696-1234 and ask for Special Jr. Nationals Room Rate of $180, or go directly to https://resweb.passkey.com/go/jrnl
NOTE: No cooking devices of any kind will be allowed at the hotel. They will be confiscated and returned to you on departure. Any damage to hotel rooms will be charged to athlete. A microwave will be provided by the hotel for competitor use. In signing the entry, you are agreeing to pay for any damage to the hotel room in which you are staying that occurs as a result of any body color, oils, spray tan or any other damage you may cause to hotel bedding, towels, carpeting, drapery, walls, doors or any other hotel furnishings you may come in contact with.

2013 NPC JR. NATIONAL BODYBUILDING*FITNESS*FIGURE*BIKINI and MEN’S & WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

1. All contestants must be registered as athletes with the National Physique Committee as of May 24, 2013 (entry deadline). For an application, contact the NPC at P.O. Box 3711, Pittsburgh, PA 15230 (412-276-5027) or go to http://www.npcnewsonline.com/join.cfm

YOU MAY NOT REGISTER FOR AN NPC CARD ON THE DAY OF THE CONTEST.

2. You MUST be a U.S. Citizen to enter the Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Men’s & Women’s Physique Competitions and you must be a U.S. Citizen or legal resident alien (Green Card) to enter bodybuilding events. Proof of Citizenship for Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Men’s and Women’s Physique athletes is a copy of birth certificate, passport, Naturalization certificate. Proof of Citizenship or Green Card for bodybuilding events MUST be sent with

entry. NO DRIVER LICENSES, VOTER REGISTRATION OR SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS ARE ACCEPTABLE PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP.
3. You MUST NOT be currently under suspension by the NPC.
4. In order for an athlete to be eligible for the 2013 NPC Jr. Nationals, the athlete must have competed since January 1, 2012, and obtained one
  of the following placements in an NPC-sanctioned event:
Among the first 5 in his/her weight group in the NPC National, USA, Team Universe Championships or IFBB North American.
Among the first 5 in his/her weight group in the NPC Jr. National or Jr. USA Championships.
Among the first 5 in his/her weight class in the NPC Teenage, Collegiate or Masters National Championships.
Among the first 2 in his/her weight class in the Armed Forces National Championships.
Among the first 2 in his/her weight class in an area-level Championship designated as a National Qualifier.
As the Overall winner in a District-Level Championship designated as a National qualifying contest.
Figure and Bikini competitors must have placed in the top 5 in an NPC-sanctioned figure or bikini event designated as a national qualifying contest and must be eligible under Items 1, 2, and 3.
  contest and must be eligible under Items 1, 2, and 3.
Men’s and Women’s Physique competitors must have placed in the top 5 in an NPC-sanctioned physique event designated as a national
  qualifying contest and must be eligible under Items 1, 2, and 3.
Women’s Bodybuilding and Fitness competitors must have competed in an NPC-sanctioned event and be eligible under Items 1, 2 and 3.
Class Winners of the Nationals and USA will be given 5 years of eligibility.
FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY AND ACCEPTANCE, CONTACT
WOMEN: Sandy Williamson MEN: Peter W. Potter
  818-400-1060   954-763-2718
  sandyonsandylane@yahoo.com   usasports@juno.com
    CHECK LIST  

___Entry Form -Signed and completed ___Copy of your 2013 NPC card ___Proof of US Citizenship for Fitness, Figure, Bikini and Men’s/Women’s Physique Athletes ___Proof of US Citizenship or Resident Alien Status for all Bodybuilding Athletes ___Money order only for $150 Entry Fee

All Athletes Return Entry by Priority Mail, UPS Next Day or Fed-Ex to Betz/Larsen EMI – Waive Signature Requirement

WEIGHT/HEIGHT DIVISIONS
MEN BB Bantamweight: 143-1/4 lbs. & under
  Lightweight: over 143-1/4 lbs. up to & including 154-1/4 lbs.
  Welterweight: over 154-1/4 lbs. up to & including 165-1/4 lbs.
  Middleweight: over 165-1/4 lbs. up to & including 176-1/4 lbs.
  Light-Heavyweight: over 176-1/4 lbs. up to & including 198-1/4 lbs.
  Heavyweight: over 198-1/4 lbs. up to & including 225-1/4 lbs.
WOMEN BB Super-Heavyweight Lightweight: over 225-1/4 lbs. 115 lbs. & under
  Middleweight: over 115 lbs. up to & including 125 lbs.
  Light-Heavyweight: over 125 lbs. up to & including 140 lbs.
FITNESS Heavyweight: Three Height Classes over 140 lbs. up to & including 5’2” (A)
    over 5’2“ up to & including 5’4-1/2” (B)
FIGURE & BIKINI Six Height Classes over 5’4-1/2” (C) up to & including 5’1” (A)
    over 5’1” up to & including 5’2-1/2” (B)
    over 5’2-1/2” up to & including 5’4” (C)
    over 5’4” up to & including 5’5-1/2” (D)
    over 5’5-1/2” up to & including 5’7” (E)
MEN’S PHYSIQUE Six Height Classes over 5’7” (F) Up to & including 5’7” (A)
    over 5’7” up to & including 5’8” (B)
    over 5’8” up to & including 5’9” (C)
    over 5’9” up to & including 5’11” (D)
    over 5’11” up to & including 6’ (E)
    over 6’ (F)
WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE Four Height Classes over 6’ (F) up to & including 5’2” (A)
    over 5’2” up to & including 5’4” (B)
    over 5’4” up to & including 5’6” ©
    over 5’6”

2013 NPC JR. NATIONAL BODYBUILDING*FITNESS*FIGURE*BIKINI and PHYSIQUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

ENTRY FEE

MONEY ORDER FOR $150 EACH FOR ALL COMPETITORS MADE PAYABLE TO “BETZ/LARSEN EMI"

Deadline for Entry mailing is Friday, May 24, 2013. Entries postmarked after May 24 will be accepted until May 29. Entry fee for entries postmarked after May 24 but received on or before May 29 is doubled to $300. Absolutely no entries will be accepted if postmarked after May 29, 2013.

CHECK-IN / ATHLETE MEETING / WEIGH-IN

HYATT REGENCY O’HARE HOTEL Thursday, June 13: Weigh-Ins and Check-Ins for all athletes will take place on a “rolling” basis from 2 -8 p.m. on Thursday ONLY! Competitors can come in to the room at any time during those 6 hours. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO WEIGH-IN or CHECK-IN ON FRIDAY!!!!!!

COMPETITION SUITS MUST BE WORN BY BODYBUILDERS TO WEIGH-IN/CHECK-IN IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBT ABOUT THE SUIT STYLE, BRING A SECOND SUIT!

MUSIC / NPC REGULATIONS

  • All contestants MUST supply their own music and bring TWO copies to the mandatory athlete's meeting. Bodybuilders' and Women’s Physique music not to exceed 60 seconds and Fitness contestants not to exceed 2 minutes.
  • Posing music MUST be on a CD and MUST be cued to your music. Any contestant using music containing PROFANITY will be immediately disqualified!
  • CD’s will be collected at the mandatory athletes' meetings prior to prejudging.
  • Men and Women bodybuilding and Women’s Physique contestants will not use music at the prejudging. There will be 45 seconds of posing in prejudging .
  • Women's Fitness competitors will be allowed to use music at the prejudging for their routines (2 minutes).
  • No "T" back suits, metallic or vinyl will be allowed. However, female bodybuilding competitors will be allowed to wear multi-colored posing suits and jewelry at the evening show. Emphasis is on "good taste"!
  • Additional regulations pertaining to figure, bikini and men’s & women’s physique competitors are set forth on the NPC Website: www.NPCNewsOnline.com.

POSING AND AWARDS

All competitors will be introduced on stage at the Finals. The top five in each Bodybuilding and Women’s

Physique class and the top five in each Fitness class will perform their routines. Fitness competitors will becompared in their two-piece swimsuit, as will the top five figure, bikini and men’s & women’s physique competitors. The top five athletes in all divisions and classes will be awarded trophies. An overall trophy will be awarded in all divisions. The winners of each height class winners in Fitness, Figure, Bikini, and Men’s &Women’s Physique will be eligible to receive their IFBB pro cards.

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