WAIKATO NATURAL & REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

WAIKATO NATURAL & REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

General Details

The 2024 NZIFBB Waikato Natural & Regional Champs  is being held on 19th of October.To register you must be an active 2024 NZIFBB Member. This event is a NZ Natural Nationals Qualifier ( if you compete in any Natural Show) or a NZ NATIONAL Qualifier 2024- if you compete in any Regional)

Venue: Sir Howard Centre 

ADDRESS
1170 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010
 
 

The tentative order of events are as follows:

Women’s Physique
Figure
Wellness
Bikini
Classic Physique
Bodybuilding Men
Men’s Physique 

 

ENTRY FEE
The fee to enter the 2024 NZIFBB Waikato Natural and Regional Champs ( each show ) is $200 one class, $250 Two Classes ( doing any 2 classes – (ie. novice bikini and open) and $300 Three Classes ( doing any 3 classes).  FEES INCLUDE BASE AND STAGE DAY TAN.

Crossovers are allowed in all divisions. 

AUCKLAND ATHLETES CHECK-IN (NO TANS )

FRIDAY 18th October – 9am-11am – tentative times

TO BE ADVISED

OFFICIAL ATHLETE CHECK-IN & TAN
TO BE ADVISED – tentative times – ALL ATHLETES

Friday, 18th of October: Tentative Times 

4:00pm – 5:30pm- Women Check-In / Base Tan

5:30pm-7:30pm- Men Check-In / Base Tans

 

Saturday Stage Day Tans: TENTATIVE

6:30-8am- NATURAL Women Athletes

8-9am- NATURAL Men Athletes

10am-12pm- REGIONAL Women

12-2pm- REGIONAL MEN

You must bring your competition suits/ shoes for verification.

SHOW DAY – NATURAL ONE SHOW FORMAT 10AM START | REGIONAL 3PM START – TENTATIVE 
Natural Show Judging will begin at 10am on Saturday, 19 October and straight thru to finals. REGIONAL Show judging will start at 3pm.All regional athletes are required to be backstage by 2 (tentative) for athlete briefing. Judging will begin promptly at 3.DO NOT BE LATE


** NO ALCOHOL , SMOKING OR VAPING ALLOWED AT ANY OF OUR EVENTS** if you are caught doing so you will be disqualified**

REGISTRATION

Annual Membership Fee: $100 ( paid once prior to competing per calendar year)

REGIONALS ( any athlete in NZ can compete at ANY regional event- it is not by where you live, or city/ region based – you can compete in any show in NZ- ( no qualification needed unless you are an International athlete ) 

NATIONALS  PRO QUALIFIER- OPEN to NZ Athletes ONLY – you must compete in ANY regional event prior to NZ Nationals to qualify )

NATURAL PRO QUALIFIER- NZ Athletes – you must compete in ANY NATURAL regional event prior to NZ Natural Nationals to qualify ) – INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES – SEE RULES BELOW

Regional Entry Fees:

ONE  CLASS – $200

TWO CLASSES- $250

THREE CLASSES- $300

** ALL ENTRY FEES INCLUDE BASE AND STAGE DAY TAN**

NPC RULES & GUIDELINES

   REGIONAL athletes must follow the NPC Rules & Guidelines.

NATURAL CONTEST RULES

General Rules

RULE 1:    The following countries have a Regional requirement:

Belgium, Canada, France, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan (District of), United Kingdom

RULE 2:    Athletes who live in a country that has a Regional requirement must compete in a Natural Regional in their country before they can compete in a Natural Pro Qualifier anywhere in the world.

RULE 3:    Notwithstanding Rule 2, if a country has a Regional requirement but does not hold a Natural Regional before a scheduled Natural Pro Qualifier anywhere in the world, athletes may compete in a Natural Pro Qualifier only if the Natural Pro Qualifier is held before the first Natural Regional in the athlete’s country.  When the first Natural Regional is held in the athlete’s country, athletes from that country may not compete in any other Natural Pro Qualifier without first meeting the Regional requirement.

RULE 4:    Athletes who live in countries that do not have a Regional requirement may compete in any Natural Pro Qualifier anywhere in the world.

Technical Rules

RULE 5:    Testing will be by urinalysis for anabolic agents and diuretics.

RULE 5A: Persons using HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) are not eligible to compete in NPC Worldwide Natural contests.

RULE 6:    The following required minimum number of tests will be conducted:

  • Natural Regional: overall winner in each Open division
  • Natural Pro Qualifier: top 2 in each Open division overall

If a division has less than five competitors, the winner will be tested.

RULE 7:    At a Natural Regional, the Head Judge, at his or her discretion, has authority to test the second-place competitor in an open division overall.

RULE 8:    The contest organizer, as the testing authority, may conduct more than the required minimum number of tests provided:

  • the total number of tests to be conducted in each division is clearly indicated on the competitor entry form; and
  • NPC Worldwide is given prior notice of the number of tests in each division above the required minimum.

RULE 9:    The testing agency must be pre-approved by NPC Worldwide.

RULE 10:  All individuals involved in maintaining the chain of custody, to include collection, documentation and transportation of samples to the testing agency, must be completely independent from the contest organizer.

RULE 11:  Test results will be considered confidential.  NPC Worldwide will be informed of the test results no later than three weeks after the contest.

RULE 12:  The contest organizer will be responsible for results management.

Penalties

RULE 13:  The penalties for a positive test result are as follows:

  • First offence: one-year suspension
  • Second offence: two-year suspension
  • Third offence: lifetime suspension

The suspension is from all NPC Worldwide contests.

RULE 14:  If an athlete’s A sample tests positive, that athlete will be provisionally suspended until a final finding is determined.

Pro Card Rules

RULE 15:  Athletes who earn an IFBB PRO card at a Natural Pro Qualifier may not compete in an IFBB PRO contest until the test results are received by the testing authority and reported to NPC Worldwide.

TANNING

We have our own in house official tanning team to get you looking your best for the big day! We use the best quality tan! All entry fees include base and stage day tan.

Photos

Our official event photographer will capture your best stage moments! Purchase your photos package today! Your photos will be edited and emailed.

*Combination of Individual and comparisons*

One class $60 -15 photos

Two classes $100  (30 photos)

3 classes $125  ( 40 photos)

Tickets

General Admission to the Waikato NATURAL AND REGIONAL Champs is 50 NZD each. Tickets will be available to purchase online via ticketmaster.co.nz ( link will be available below soon ) or at venue

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