CHANGES FOR NPC FITNESS & FIGURE BEGINNING IN 2008

NPC Junior USA Championships:

NPC Junior USA Fitness Championships – Overall Winner Earns IFBB Pro card (3 Height Classes)

NPC Junior USA Figure Championships – Top 2 in the Overall Comparison Earn IFBB Pro cards (6 Height Classes)

NPC Junior National Championships:

NPC Junior National Fitness Championships – Height Class Winners Earn IFBB Pro cards (3 Height Classes)

NPC Junior National Figure Championships – Top 4 in the Overall Comparison Earn IFBB Pro cards (6 Height Classes)

NPC Masters National Figure Championships:

Overall Winner Earns IFBB Pro card

NPC USA Championships:

NPC USA Figure Championships – Height Class Winners Earn IFBB Pro cards (6 Height Classes)

IFBB North American Championships:

IFBB North American Open Figure Championships – Top 2 in the Overall Comparison Earn IFBB Pro cards (6 Height Classes)

IFBB North American Masters Figure Championships – Overall Winner Earns IFBB Pro card

NPC Team Universe Championships & National Fitness Championships:

NPC Team Universe Figure Championships – Top 2 in Each Height Class Earn IFBB Pro cards (6 Height Classes)

NPC National Fitness Championships – Top 2 in Each Height Class Earn IFBB Pro cards (3 Height Classes)

NPC National Championships:

NPC National Figure Championships – Height Class Winners Earn IFBB Pro cards (6 Height Classes)

NEW HEIGHT CLASSES FOR WOMEN’S FIGURE NATIONALS AND CONTESTS WITH SIX HEIGHT CLASSES:

Up to 5’1″

Over 5’1″ and up to and including 5’2-1/2″

Over 5’2-1/2″ and up to and including 5’4″

Over 5’4″ and up to and including 5’5-1/2″

Over 5’5-1/2″ and up to and including 5’7″

Over 5’7″

All other classes remain the same:

For all contests with two (2) classes:

Up to and including 5’4″

Over 5’4″

For all contests with three (3) classes:

Up to and including 5’4″

Over 5’4″ and up to and including 5’6″

Over 5’6″

For all contests with four (4) 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″

For all national qualifying figure events – the top five (5) are eligible for the JUNIOR USA, TEEN COLLEGIATE MASTERS NATIONALS and TEAM UNIVERSE FIGURE CHAMPIONSHIPS and the top three (3) are eligible for the JUNIOR NATIONAL, USA and NATIONAL FIGURE CHAMPIONSHIPS. Eligibility is good for two (2) years. Promoters can elect number of classes for their figure contests. ONLY THOSE FIGURE CONTESTS HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH A NATIONAL QUALIFYING BODYBUILDING CONTEST WILL BE NATIONAL QUALIFIERS.

The Front Split will no longer be a mandatory move in the fitness routines.


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