2018 NPC Elite Tan Southern Colorado & Armed Forces Championships

This show is an NPC National Qualifier!

SPECIAL NOTE:  Armed Forces Eligibility for all Active, Past & Retired Military, DOD employees+ Spouses

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Athlete CheckIn is FRIDAY NIGHT, 6-8pm, at the Host Hotel, Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, Colorado Springs.

(See Host Hotel info below for reservation details.)

What People Are Saying:

“Thanks Jeff! You always put on a great show.”  Kelli Chiri 

“It was a fantastic show Jeff Taylor!” Peggy Murray

“Still can’t get over how much fun I had!”  Maddie Maz

2018 NPC Elite Tan Southern Colorado & Armed Forces Entry Forms/Signup:




General Information:

  • Contest Promoter:  Jeff Taylor/MuscleQuest, jtnpc@comcast.net
  • Local level NPC show open to NPC registered athletes. Must have an 2018 NPC Card. Cost: $125. Valid through 12/31/18.(Please purchase your NPC Card online from this link or you may purchase your NPC Card at Athlete CheckIn, as it usually takes 6-10 weeks to receive your card if you do the mail-in option)
  • No video equipment or professional photography allowed in the auditorium, (no tripods, detachable lenses, etc.)
  • Minimum competitor age: 16
  • NPC Sanction #14147

Division Information and Rules:

Novice Rules: Eligible to compete in novice division if never having won a Novice or Open Class in an NPC show, (Novice okay to enter if won First Time Ever Novice/True Novice). True Novice is the name of the division for First Time Ever competitors.

Masters Rules:  Must have reached the age of the class entered by the date of the show. Must show proof of age.

Armed Forces Eligibility:  All Active, Past & Retired Military, DOD employees+ Spouses are eligible to enter the Armed Forces Classes. ID proof required.

Awards: Placing’s 1st-5th receive Niels Andersen sculpture award. No Team Trophy- Colorado NPC Trainer of the Year in each division will be announced at the end of the season. (Complete list of team member names, classes entered, and team name must be handed to promoter at CheckIn.)  Overall champion of each division will receive overall award.

Posing Music for Bodybuilding/Women’s Physique/Classic Physique Routines:  Contestants will use their own music WITH NO VULGARITY for finals.  It must be prerecorded on a quality CD; a CD-R with only the 60 second (or less), posing song on the CD. CD must be brought to Check-In.

Suits: Bikini competitors must wear their suit bottoms to Check-In for approval. Figure competitors must bring suit(s) to Check-In for approval. Bodybuilders, Classic Physique & Women’s Physique competitors must weigh in wearing posing suit, no exceptions.
Classic Physique Shorts: To avoid any possible problems, please order the NPC Classic Physique Shorts from this link, (especially first timers).

Entry Fees: BODYBUILDERS & WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE COMPETITORS MUST ENTER BY TUESDAY, MAY 1,  TO ALLOW TIME FOR POLYGRAPH EXAM PRIOR TO EVENT*. $100 per class if paid online by April 25, 2018. Late Entry Fee of $135/class after April 25, 2018.  Enter online by midnight, Thursday, May 3, 2018 to avoid the $50 Walk Up Fee. Please see Online Entry link above to Enter and Pay. Entries for Men’s Physique, Figure, Bikini, Classic Physique and Fitness will be accepted  at the Saturday morning CheckIn with an additional $50 WalkUp Fee. Save money and enter online by midnight, May 3!  NOTE:  NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS.


Polygraph Testing Procedure: As a condition of acceptance into this event, each bodybuilding and women’s physique contestant must pass a thorough 45 minute polygraph examination proving that he has not engaged in the use of anabolic steroids, clenbuterol, synthol, human growth hormone or non-over the counter diuretics during the preceding 24 CALENDAR MONTHS. Upon receipt of entry form and fee, the contestant will be notified where to go in Denver or Colorado Springs for polygraph testing.  The testing center will attempt to accommodate each contestant’s schedule. There will not be any additional charge to the contestant for the test. No notes from doctors allowed.  Please be advised: Polygraph testing schedules are likely to be inconvenient for many competitors but it is the only way that ALL bodybuilders can be tested prior to the event. This is the best way to create a level playing field instead of random testing on the day of the show, or after the show.  Thank you for your understanding. This has been what has made NPC Natural Events in Colorado some of the best in the USA!

Backstage Passes for Trainers:  Limited number of passes for $100.  Must be an NPC member, (Purchase NPC Card here).  Please be advised: A Backstage Pass does not allow trainers to impede flow of the event backstage.  Trainers must cooperate with event expeditors or Backstage Pass will be revoked.

Makeup and Tanning:  (Note that these official show sponsors are the only tanners and makeup artists allowed on site to ensure athletes highest levels of convenience and quality)


  • Saturday, May 5, 2018
  • NPC sanction #14147  
  • Athlete CheckIn at Doherty High Sat., May 5, 7-9:00am
  • Prejudging Meeting at Doherty High Sat., May 5, 9:30am
  • Prejudging 11:00am
  • Finals 5:00pm   

Host Hotel: The Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 314 W. Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80905.  Our discounted rate is $89/night. Ask for our group name-NPC Southern Colorado 2018. CLICK HERE to book your discounted room online.    

Venue: Doherty High Auditorium, 4515 E. Barnes Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80917

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