After great fanfare abroad, the heralded Amateur Olympia contest has finally made its way stateside on Sept 14 at Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend.
This is the first time that the Amateur Olympia series will be held in the USA. The Amateur Olympia will be open to National Physique Committee (NPC) and IFBB registered competitors from across North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. The event is scheduled to take place at the Orleans Hotel and Casino – Showroom on Thursday, September 14th with check-in taking place all day on Wednesday, September 13th. The Amateur Olympia will consist of the following categories and will award 2 Pro cards for each overall division for a total of 8 Pro cards.
The contest is comprised of the following divisions:
- Open Bodybuilding
- Classic Bodybuilding (IFBB)
- Men’s Physique
- Classic Physique (NPC)
- Wellness Fitness (IFBB – no Pro card)
Never before in history have amateur athletes had the opportunity to grace the same prestigious event as the likes reigning 6x Mr. Olympia Phil “The Gift” Heath, the former Mr. Olympia Dexter “The Blade” Jackson, Shawn Rhoden, Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay, and the return of the legendary “Sultan of Symmetry,” Flex Wheeler.
Be a part of the Olympia Weekend with the best in the world, including a chance to rub delts with none other than blockbuster celebrity, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who will be in attendance.
Enjoy an awesome weekend at the jam-packed expo with over 300+ of our industry’s leading companies that’s full of friendly fellow fitness enthusiasts and fans. Cap off your trip with the SuperStar seminar on Sunday.
At the Olympia Weekend, it’s fitness and bodybuilding 24/7 in Vegas.
Registration will be open to all these categories shortly. More information coming soon. Are you the next Amateur Olympian and IFBB Pro? The road to greatness starts here.
Visit: http://amateur.mrolympia.com/ for more info.
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