*Online: $133.75 (+ $100 for Additional Crossover(s) within Division)
* 7% sales tax added for processing up to $15.75
Mail-In Form (Check or Money Order): $125 (+ $100 for Crossover within Division)
UP TO 4 TOTAL DIVISIONS. CHOOSE FORM BELOW THAT MATCHES YOUR NUMBER OF DIVISIONS
NPC SANCTION # 14411
Eligibility: Each competitor must be registered with the NPC (National Physique Committee) and to meet this requirement, each athlete must present his/her current NPC card or receipt. You may purchase and NPC card at check-ins for $125 (subject to change per NPC guidelines). Each competitor must be an amateur in good standing with the NPC. Novice competitors may not have won an overall title in an NPC contest. You may be required to provide proof of age if competing in master’s divisions.
Entry Fee: Please send $125 check or money order with completed entry form made payable to Midwest Battle of the Champions. Crossover entry fee is $100 per crossover. Up to 4 permitted between divisions. Entries must be postmarked by March 21, 2018 to avoid a late fee. Late entry fee is an additional $50. Entry fees are non-refundable
Crossovers: New for 2018- crossovers are now permitted between different classes and divisions and will be allowed with up to 4 crossovers total permitted. (example- bikini can crossover to figure, bodybuilding to classic physique, etc). Masters will also be allowed to crossover to multiple age classes where applicable. Please send an additional $100 per crossover with your entry.
Guidelines: Any competitor who competes in prejudging must participate in the evening show or they will be disqualified. Solid posing suits only for men (no T-back or thong suits allowed). Head judge will check all bikini competitor suits after athlete meeting. Please make sure you bring a backup suit.
No one will be allowed backstage except competitors and contest officials. Current NPC rules will apply.
Posing: Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique and Women’s Physique will have 60 second posing routines with individual music. Fitness competitors will have a maximum of 2 minutes for their routines. Each competitor must provide a CD with only one track at check-ins. Any competitor’s music that contains profanity or vulgarity will be disqualified. All other divisions will have 10 seconds of posing to house music.
Event Schedule: Friday March 30, 2018- MANDATORY athlete check in/weigh in- 6pm-7:30pm (host hotel)
Saturday March 31, 2018- MANDATORY athlete meeting at 7:30am at the venue
ABSOLUTELY NO CHECK-INS ON DAY OF SHOW
Awards: The top 5 athletes in each class and overall champions will be awarded Niels Andersen Sculptures. Contest tank tops will be given to all athletes who submit their entry form no later than March 3, 2018.
Specialty Awards: Most Muscular, Best Conditioning, Best Poser, Best New Competitor.
Venue: Old National Centre 502 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
Host Hotel: Hilton Hotel and Suites 120 West Market Street Indianapolis, IN 46204. Please make sure you ask for the Indy Pro/ Midwest Battle of the Champions pricing. Contact 1-800-315-1906 for more detail.
2018 NPC Rules Changes for ALL NPC Events: Top 2 in each open division will qualify to compete at a national event. Classic Physique has added 5 lbs per height class and fitness will only compete in 1 round with routine (no 2 pc round). Please see NPCNewsOnline for official breakdown.
THIS PRO/AM EVENT WILL BE JUDGED BY IFBB PROFESSIONAL/ NATIONAL JUDGES