FAQ’s

DO YOU HAVE MEMBERSHIP FEES?

Not for the rest of our 2018 competitions.

I’M 23, CAN I DO JUNIORS?

You must be 22 years old or under on the day of your competition to compete as a junior.

HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE FOR MASTERS?

You must be 40 years old or over on the day of your competition to qualify for Masters.

IF I’VE WON COMPETITIONS WITH OTHER FEDERATIONS, CAN I COMPETE IN NOVICE?

No, novice is for anyone who has not won a competition in their division before.

CAN I DO FIRST-TIMERS IF I HAVE COMPETED BEFORE IN ANOTHER FEDERATION?

No, our first-timers category only for competitors who have NEVER competed before, regardless of federation.

CAN I DO MORE THAN ONE CATEGORY?

Yes, you can cross-compete, but only within your division. For example, you can choose Bikini Novice and Open, but not Figure. Classic Physique may cross compete in either bodybuilding or Physique, but not both.

HOW DO I WIN A PRO CARD?

A Pro Card will be awarded when you win the overall competition for your division at a National or International level show that is advertised as a “Pro Qualifier”. These are the Australian National Championships, and the Arnold Amateur. To compete in these shows, you must qualify at a State level show, such as the State Championships (for Nationals) or an Arnold Qualifier (for the Arnold Amateur)

CAN I WIN A PRO CARD IN JUNIOR, MASTERS OR NOVICE CATEGORIES?

At Nationals and the Arnold, each category winner will go into the overall competition for their division, for a chance to win a Pro Card, so yes, if you’re good enough to beat all the other winners, you can get your Pro Card by entering these categories.

DO I HAVE TO PLACE IN A STATE SHOW TO QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS OR THE ARNOLD?

No, you just have to compete, that’s it!

CAN I COMPETE IN ANY STATE TO QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS OR THE ARNOLD AMATEUR?

Yes! You can compete in any state to qualify, it doesn’t have to be your home state. Pick one, or do them all!

WHAT IF I CAN’T MAKE IT TO CHECK-IN?

Email us before the event to let us know that you will be competing but can’t make it to check-in. We will mark you as present, and you’ll need to arrive at the venue on competition day to allow enough time to collect your number and get weighed/measured if needed.

CAN I USE DREAM TAN?

No, any top coat tanning cream that can be wiped off will not be allowed. You may be asked to wipe it off before stepping on stage. To play it safe, we reccomend booking in with our official tanners Pro Tan.

Book with Pro Tan Australia
DO I HAVE TO USE PRO TAN OR TEGAN WOODFORD?

You will not be penalised if you use other providers, however our official tanners and make up providers have rights to the backstage areas. You may not be allowed to bring your own tanners or MUA’s backstage with you. For the best results,  and your convenience, we reccomend booking with them.

Book with Pro Tan and Tegan Woodford
DO YOU OFFER POSING CLASSES?

Yes, we offer FREE posing classes in every state. Everyone is welcome to attend, whether you’re competing soon or not. To find out when our next workshops are, click the link below.

Posing Workshops
WHAT ARE THE JUDGES LOOKING FOR?

Basically, we are looking for the next pro.  So have a look at the current Olympia champions – they should be your goal! We follow NPC rules and guidelines, click the link below to read through our rules, there are links below to the NPC website, with judges criteria for each division.

Pro League Rules
CAN I GET PHOTOS FROM THE COMP?

Yes, you can order on stage photography packages from Gary Phillips Photography before of after the event, or with your registration. Charles Lowthian will also be at the events offering backstage studio shoots.

Order On Stage Photography

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