NEW COMPETITORS Q&A
Q. How do I get an NPC card?
You can purchase an NPC card at any NPC sanctioned show on Friday night before you compete. The NPC card is $125 (cash only). You can also avoid the long lines at check-in and go to the Official NPC website and purchase your NPC card online today! Purchase NPC Card Here
Q. Why do I have to purchase an NPC card?
The NPC is private organization that requires it’s members to register for both insurance and to insure that people who are participating are in good standing with the NPC.
Q. What are the different divisions that the NPC offers?
For the men we offer Bodybuilding, Classic bodybuilding & Male physique.
For the women we offer Bodybuilding, Women’s physique, Figure, Fitness, and Bikini.
We have listed criteria for each division below. You can also refer back to this information directly on this website under the “Criteria” tab. You can also come to one of the many seminars that are held through out the state to learn more about each division!
Q. What is a novice class and who can compete in the novice class?
Novice is open to any competitor that has not previously placed first in a novice class.
Novice class does not qualify for a national show.
Q. What is an open class and who can compete in the open class?
Open is just as the name implies it is open to any competitor regardless of age, first show or hundredth. If you place in first or second in a open class that qualifies you to go compete at any national level show.
Q. What is a national level show?
A national level show is the second step in obtaining your IFBB Pro League card. To qualify for Nationals you must take first or second place in a local national qualifying show, in an open class.
Q. How do I obtain Feedback from a show?
All feedback requests need to be emailed to Betty Pariso | Texas NPC Chairman – BettyPariso@aol.com
You must wait until the official NPC Photo Gallery has been posted on our RESULTS page or NPCNewsOnline.com before you can ask for feedback from any event.
The request must come from the competitor, we are no longer able to respond to a request for feedback from a trainer due to privacy issues.
Please include the following
1. Name of the show
2. Your Name
3. NPC Division
4. Competitor #
5. Front & Back Stage Photos.
If you have any further questions, please contact the Texas State Chairman Betty Pariso.