Women’s Fitness, Figure, & Bikini

2018 MARIA BELLANDO NPC SOUTHERN STATES FITNESS, FIGURE & BIKINI CHAMPIONSHIPS

SPECIAL NOTICE: This contest is an OFFICIAL NATIONAL QUALIFIER for all NPC national events in 2018 & 2019.
SANCTION: This competition is sanctioned by the National Physique Committee of the USA Inc. NPC Sanction #14828.
ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open to all women in the U.S. Those in the Teenage & Masters Women must provide proof of age at the check in. Contestants must be a member of the NPC and membership cards can be purchased on line (NPCNewsOnline.com) and or will be available for purchase at the event: 2018 fee: $125.00.
CROSSOVERS: Competitors will be allowed to enter multiple contests – subject to their being qualified – no limit to the number.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is the The Headquarter Hotel for Southern States Competitors and Exhibitors. 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304, Main #954-467-1111. Just 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) Less than 10 minutes to War Memorial.

SPECIAL SOUTHERN STATES BENEFITS:
Special Southern States Room Rate: $129 plus 12% tax
Special Southern States Overnight Valet Parking: $8.00 (regularly $39.00)
Nightly Resort Fee: Waived for Southern States (Regularly $37.00)
Special Pricing for Buffet Breakfast: $20 including Gratuity & Tax (regularly $32.00)
Will receive Breakfast Coupons at Check In.
Complimentary WiFi in Guest Rooms and Lobby

Click the link below to make Westin Hotel Reservations:
NPC Southern States Championship

TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED ON LINE AT:
For Combined Pre-Judging and Finals: https://www.axs.com/series/6300/npc-southern-states-championship-tickets?skin=warmemorial
A special reduced combo price for prejudging and finals is now available.

AWARDS

FITNESS OPEN : One class: 3 places. The first place winner will receive travel expense reimbursement of $250.00 good toward the airfare for the 2019 NPC Fitness Nationals at the Team Universe in NJ. Routine counts 100 % of the overall score!!
OPEN FIGURE : Four height Classes: 5 places in each height class plus Overall. The Figure Open overall winner will receive travel expense reimbursement of $250.00 good towards the airfare for the 2018 NPC USA  in Las Vegas, NV or the 2018 NPC Nationals in Miami, FL.
NOVICE FIGURE : Two height Classes – 3 places in each plus Overall (open to any female who has not won an overall in a previous figure contest).
TEEN FIGURE WOMEN : One Class – 3 places.
MASTERS WOMEN OVER 60, 50, 40, 35 FIGURE : One Class each age group – 3 places in each.
MASTERS WOMEN OVERALL : The winners of the Over 60, 50, 40, and 35 Figure compete for the Masters Figure Overall.
OPEN BIKINI: Four height classes – 5 places in each height class plus Overall. The Women’s Open Bikini overall winner will receive travel expense reimbursement of $250.00 for the 2018 NPC USA  in Las Vegas, NV or the 2018 NPC Nationals in Miami, FL.
BIKINI OVER 35 : Two classes – 3 places in each height class plus Overall
BIKINI OVER 40: One class – 3 places
BIKINI OVER 50: One Class – 3 places
NOVICE BIKINI : Three classes – 3 places in each height class plus Overall. Open to any female who has not won an overall in a previous bikini contest.
TEEN BIKINI: One class – 3 places (must be minimum of 16 yrs. of age)
MASTERS WOMEN OVER 50, 40, 35 BIKINI: The winners of the Over 50, 40, and 35 Bikini compete for the Masters Bikini Overall.
1ST TIME NOVICE BIKINI – OPEN CLASS – 5 PLACES

 REGISTRATION/CHECK IN

MANATORY CHECK/IN & REGISTRATION:
Friday, July 13, 2018 – War Memorial Auditorium – back stage door.
5pm – 8pm Entrance in rear.
In case of emergency or hardship, call the promoter for a check-in on: Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 8:00am – 8:30am – War Memorial Auditorium (Contest Site).

Saturday, JULY 14 -Athlete meeting at 8:30am – PREJUDGING STARTS AT 9:00AM – EVENING SHOW AT 6:00PM.

GENERAL INFORMATION

MUSIC: Music will be used for the Fitness Routine (Round #2). Contestants must provide a CD cued to their exact music – maximum time 2 minutes. No profanity is allowed on the CDs.

Jewelry may be worn, Thong swimsuits will not be allowed, and the workable stage area is 45′ long by 30′ deep. It is a flat floor and there will be no platforms.

TANNING:  On site/Backstage Tanning will be available both Friday and Saturday through Hot Spot Tanning.  For Info, Pricing and Appointment Scheduling:   HotSpotCompetitionTanning.com or Contact Alisa @ 727-403-5180 or Tan@HotSpotCompetitionTanning.com$20 Discount for Tanning if paid before June 14, 2018

HAIR & MAKEUP:  Hot Spot HAIR & MAKE-UP Team for info, Pricing, and Appointment Scheduling:
EYEkonik Beauty
Crystal Alexis
321-261-8443
EYEKonikBeauty@Gmail.com
Schedule with the OFFICIAL Hair & Make-Up

CROSSOVERS: Competitors will be allowed to enter multiple contests – subject to their being qualified – no limit. Crossover fee: $40.00 per extra event.

AWARDS All contestants in the Fitness, Figure & Bikini will receive a contest medallion, souvenir program and official contest t-shirt.

 WOMEN’S OPEN FITNESS

FITNESS ROUTINE: Each contestant will perform a routine to music for no longer than 2 minutes. Routines may include aerobics, dance, gymnastics or other demonstration of athletic ability. Judges will be looking for style, personality, athletic coordination, strength moves, endurance and overall performance. Mandatory Moves (to be incorporated in routine):
– Push Up (any kind)
– High Kick
– Straddle Hold
– Side Split
Contestants will wear a fitness outfit of their choice along with athletic shoes. Special attention should be given to your fitness outfit since it too will be judged. Due to the danger of slipping, no body oil will be allowed during this round. Props carried on stage by the athlete are approved, subject to promoter

SCORING: FITNESS ROUTINE NOW COUNTS FOR 100% OF THE SCORING!

 FIGURE – OPEN, NOVICE, TEEN & MASTERS OVER 35

ROUND 1/TWO PIECE SWIMSUIT: The contestants, wearing a two piece swimsuit of their choice with high heels, will be brought out individually to do their quarter turns and then compared in a line-up. No thong swimsuits will be permitted. Jewelry may be worn in this round. No oil may be worn. The judges will be scoring the degree of athleticism by assessing the firmness, symmetry, proportion and overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise, swimsuit and overall presentation.

ROUND 2/FINAL ASSESSMENT: In the Women’s Open Figure & Novice Figure, the winners of the height classes will be brought back on stage and compared in their two piece swimsuit and heels for judging of the overall winner in each category. The same criteria for judging applies in this round as in Round 1.

 BIKINI – OPEN, NOVICE, TEEN & OVER 50, 40 & 35

ROUND 1/TWO PIECE SWIMSUIT: The contestants, wearing a two piece swimsuit of their choice with high heels, will be brought out in a group of their height class and asked to do their front and rear poses. Then the contestants will perform their individual “ModelWalk” (personal preference) to the center of the stage, stop and do a front stance, do a full turn to do their rear stance, turn to front again, then proceed to the side of the stage. No thong swimsuits will be permitted. Jewelry may be worn in this round. No oil may be worn. The contestants will then present their full front and rear stance with the other contestants in their height class. Judges will score competitors on “Balance and Shape” and overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise and overall presentation.

ROUND 2/FINALS: In the Women’s Open Bikini, Novice and Masters Over 30, the winners in the height classes will then be brought back on stage and compared for the awarding of the overall trophy in each category.

DETAILED CONTEST INFORMATION: Contact IFBB Fitness Pro/Contest Promoter Maria Bellando at 305-968-3318 or e-mail: mbfitpro@gmail.com with any questions concerning the contest.

ENTRY FEE: $90.00
(Additional $40.00 for each Crossover).
Entry fees are non refundable. Make check or money order payable to: MARIA BELLANDO and send to:

MARIA BELLANDO. PROMOTER
2018 NPC SOUTHERN STATES BIKINI,FIGURE & FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS
15880 SW 138TH PLACE

MIAMI , FL 33177

DEADLINE: ON LINE ENTRIES are good until mid-night JULY 11th. Late Entries will be accepted after the online deadline at the Friday, JULY13th registration/check-in at the War Memorial Auditorium from 5PM to 8PM. Late entries accepted up to and on registration/check- in day. Late fee: $40.00

Entries still open at the registration/check in at the War Memorial Auditorium – Friday July 13 5pm -8pm.

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