Info & Rules

Info and Rules
General Information
  • ENTRY FEE/DEADLINE: $75.00 for first category, $120 for 2 categories, $180 for 3 categories, $240 for 4 categories, $300 for 5 categories. Crossover between divisions are permitted. When registering for 2 or more categories online, please use coupon code 2018WINNER to receive the pricing above. Due by March 3, 2018. Late entries will have a $40.00 handling fee. Visit the registration page to enter
  • ELIGIBILITY: Open to all NPC registered athletes. Please pre-register at www.npcnewsonline.com. NPC cards will, also, be available at the contest. Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, Physique, Figure and Bikini competitions are a national qualifier and therefore open to all NPC registered individuals.
  • DATE, TIME & LOCATION: March 10, 2018 at 6pm | Niagara Falls Conference & Events Center | 101 Old Falls St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
  • CHECK-IN: Friday, March 9, 2018 at 6:30pm at Niagara Falls Conference and Event Center. (All contestants MUST report for height and/or weight verification and NPC membership)
  • PRE-JUDGING:
    • Athlete and Backstage Trainer Credentialing Meeting: Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00AM 
    • Judging: Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:00AM 
  • EVENING SHOW: Contestants are to report at 5:30 PM. Finals at 6:00 PM. All contestants will be presented to the audience at the finals. 
  • MUSIC: Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique and Women’s Physique: CD or portable elective device (Ex: cell phone) set at beginning with 60 sec. limit. If music is deemed to have profanity, the contestant will be disqualified. Men’s Physique, Figure and Bikini will use house music.
  • AWARDS: Top five in each class and overall winners will receive awards
  • MISC: All contestants must display good sportsmanship at all times and follow rules. Signing the registration form is consent of acceptance to financial responsibility for replacement cost of Convention Center property caused by misuse. 
Weight, Age and Height Classes 
Bodybuilding: 
  • Men's Open Classes: Bantam: Under 143 ¼lbs. • Light: Over 143 ¼ lbs. up to and including 154 ¼lbs. • Middle: Over 154 ¼lbs. up to and including 176 ¼lbs. • Light Heavy: Over 176 ¼lbs. up to and including 198 ¼lbs. • Heavy: Over 198 ¼lbs. up to and including 225 ¼ lbs • Super Heavy: Over 225 ¼ lbs
  • Men's Novice Classes: Under 165 ¼lbs. • Over 165 ¼lbs. up to and including 187 ¼lbs. • Over 187 ¼ lbs
  • Men's Master Classes: Over 40 • Over 50 • Over 60 • Over 70
  • Teens: Light: Under 176 ¼lbs. • Heavy: Over 176 ¼ lbs. 
  • Men's Natural Open Classes: Bantam: Up to 143-1/4 lbs • Lightweight: Up to 154-1/4 lbs • Welterweight: Up to 165-1/4 lbs • Middleweight: Up to 176-1/4 lbs • Light-Heavyweight: Up to 198-1/4 lbs • Heavyweight: Up to 225-1/4 lbs
  • Men's Natural Master Classes: Over 40 • Over 50 • Over 60 • Over 70 
  • Women's Open Class: 1 class.
Mr. Buffalo Classic Physique: 
  • Class A (Up to and including 5'7'')
    • Up to and including 5'4' & up to and including 155 lbs
    • Over 5'4'' up to and including 5'5'' & up to and including 160 lbs
    • Over 5'5'' up to and including 5'6'' & up to and including 165 lbs
    • Over 5'6'' up to and including 5'7'' & up to and including 170 lbs
  • Class B (Over 5'7'' up to and including 5'10'')
    • Over 5'7'' up to and including 5'8'' & up to and including 177 lbs
    • Over 5'8'' up to and including 5'9'' & up to and including 185 lbs
    • Over 5'9'' up to and including 5'10'' & up to and including 192 lbs
  • Class C (Over 5'10'')
    • Over 5'10'' up to and including 5'11'' & up to and including 200 lbs
    • Over 5'11'' up to and including 6'0'' & up to and including 207 lbs
    • Over 6'0'' up to and including 6'1'' & up to and including 215 lbs
    • Over 6'1'' up to and including 6'2'' & up to and including 225 lbs
    • Over 6'2'' up to and including 6'3'' & up to and including 232 lbs
    • Over 6'3'' up to and including 6'4'' & up to and including 240 lbs
    • Over 6'4'' up to and including 6'5'' & up to and including 247 lbs
    • Over 6'5'' up to and including 6'6'' & up to and including 255 lbs
    • Over 6'6'' up to and including 6'7'' & up to and including 262 lbs
    • Over 6'7'' & up to and including 270 lbs
Physique: 
  • Men's Open Classes: Up to and including 5'6'' • Over 5'6'' up to and including 5'8'' • Over 5'8'' up to and including 5'10'' • Over 5'10'' up to and including 6'0'' • Over 6'0''
  • Men's Master Classes: Junior (23 and under) • Over 40 • Over 50
  • Women's Open Classes: Up to and including 5'6'' • Over 5'6''
Figure: 
  • Women's Open Classes: Up to and including 5'2'' • Over 5'2'' up to and including 5'4'' • Over 5'4'' up to and including 5'6'' • Over 5'6''
  • Women's Master Classes: Junior (23 and under) • Over 35 • Over 45
Bikini: 
  • Women's Open Classes: Up to and including 5'2'' • Over 5'2'' and up to and including 5'4'' • Over 5'4'' and up to and including 5'6'' • Over 5'6'' 
  • Women's Master Classes: Junior (23 and under) • Over 35
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