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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/15/2023

Location
Colorado School of Mines Green Center Bunker Auditorium

NPC Sanction #4802

Who Will Wear the 2023 RINGS?

CLICK HERE TO ENTER & PAY

(NOTE–NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS)

Please read through ALL the rules and information on this page before you enter.

This year, the 2023 NPC Tokyo Joe’s Colorado State Championships will be held in Golden, Colorado!

What People are Saying:

This beats any medal or trophy I have ever gotten!”  Karli Kramer ’22 CO State

“Thank you so much for hosting an INCREDIBLE show! And thank you for all the gifts and gift cards. And the trophies were absolutely beautiful. I am humbled and grateful for it all Thank you so much again! Taila Marie Autele ’21 CO State

“Thank you Jeff Taylor for putting on a show that I will never forget! Matthew Boulter ’21 CO State

“Thank you so much again Jeff. Great show as always. This one is special. Really appreciate it!” Brandon Endy ’21 CO State

“Very impressed with your operation this weekend. You and your people really did an amazing job. From signing in, to backstage at event, tanning, presentations, Nick at MC, judging, everything 10/10. Thank you for the experience Jeff!”  Tell Snyder ’20 CO State

“Thank you for your attention to detail, always positive, and personal attention you genuinely promote.  I am grateful, humble, and excited to continue to grow in my personal goals with the NPC.
Thank you again for everything you do, it makes the experience world class and fun.” 
Lance Wischkowski ’19 CO State

General Information:

  • This is an NPC National Qualifier
  • Local Level NPC show open to NPC registered athletes. Must have an 2023 NPC Card. Cost: $150. Valid through 12/31/23. (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.)
  • Contest Promoter:  Jeff Taylor/MuscleQuest, jtnpc@comcast.net
  • Minimum competitor age: 18
  • NPC Sanction #4802

Division Information and Rules:

Novice Rules:

Eligible to compete in novice division if a competitor has not placed Top 10 at a National Show, if a competitor has not won an Overall (this includes Novice, Masters, or Open Overalls), and if a competitor has not won an Open Class with 3 or more competitors in the class. (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.

Music for BB/WP/MCP:

Posing Music for Bodybuilding/Women’s Physique/Men’s Classic Physique Routines:  Contestants will use their own music WITH NO VULGARITY for finals.  It must be uploaded when entering on the Enter & Pay link above with only the 60 second posing song.

Suits: 

We do not check Bikini and Wellness suit bottoms at CheckIn. Suit bottoms must fit in good taste. If you have a question relative to whether your suit is appropriate please bring a second suit. Inappropriate suits will NOT be permitted onstage.
Bodybuilders, Classic Physique competitors & 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).

Awards: 

Placing’s 1st-5th receive awards. Overall winners of Open and Novice divisions will receive overall awards.

Entry Fees:  

$135 per class if paid online by July 5, 2023. Late Entry Fee of $175/class July 6, 2023.  Go to Online Entry link at the top of this info page to Enter and Pay.  Entries will be accepted  at the Friday, July 8th CheckIn with an additional $50 WalkUp Fee.  Save money and enter online by Wednesday, 5pm, July 12th! NOTE:  NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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.

The ONLY Official Onsite Tanning & Makeup/Hair:

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

  • Official Show Spray Tanning Services:
    Elite Tan
    Website: elite-tan.com
    Direct Booking Link:  CLICK HERE
    For general inquiries, call 719-659-0857
  • Official Show MakeUp/Hair Services:
    Mane Secrets Beauty
    Website: manesecrets.com
    Direct Booking Link: CLICK HERE
    Number: 214-302-9448
    Point of contact: Ashley Jenelle

UPDATED Schedule: 

  • CheckIn at Green Center Bunker Auditorium Lobby, Friday, July 14th, 5-8pm (Spray Tanning also at Bunker Auditorium)
  • Prejudging Meeting for all athletes 9:30am at Green Center Bunker Auditorium (Please download the MUSCLEWARE APP at the app store for day of show updates)
  • Prejudging start time July 15th 10:00am
  • Event Order for Prejudging and Finals: Fit, WP, BB, CP, MP, Well, Fig, Bik
  • Finals start time July 15th 3:00pm

Hotels: 

This is a busy summer weekend so please book early! These options have limited availability. (Also Google “hotels near Golden, CO”)
Closest hotels listed first in order:
-Table Mountain Inn, 855.516.1093, $337/night
-The Golden Hotel, 303.279.0100, $489 and $479/night
-Holiday Inn Express, 303.328.2388, $350 and $370/night
-Hampden Inn, 303.278.6600, $299/night
-Courtyard Marriott, 303-271-0776, $284/night

Venue:

Colorado School of Mines Green Center Bunker Auditorium, 924 16th St., Golden, CO 80401