Oregon Natural

3rd Annual NGA Oregon Natural Pro/Am Bodybuilding Championships

DATE: Saturday, October 27, 2018

SHOW TIMES & TICKETS:
Staff Meeting 8:15am
Judges Meeting 8:45am
Mandatory Athletes Meeting 9:15am
Judging 10:00am $25 tickets at door, cash only. VIP $30
~Brief Intermission~
Finals/Awards 2:00pm (Approximately) $35 tickets at door, cash only. VIP $45
All DAY $50. VIP ALL DAY $70.

CONTEST VENUE AND HOST HOTEL (Spray Tanning, Hair & Make-up, Saturday Competition & Guest Rooms):

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR, 97201 | (503) 226-7600 Guest Services ONLY. To take advantage of our $149/night group rate, send email to make a new reservation or to switch your existing reservation to our PNW room block to Beverly.Powers@marriott.com.

•FRIDAY: Spray Tanning 4-9pm (EUGENE ROOM)
•SATURDAY: Competition 10-5pm (SALONS A-D)
•SATURDAY: Spray Tanning, Make-up, Hair & Dressing Area (EUGENE ROOM)

Guestroom Wireless Internet
•High Speed: $14.95 per day; Enhanced High Speed $17.95 per day. Wireless internet and parking is not included in the guestroom room rate; however, Marriott Rewards Members receive free internet during their stay. Join NOW!

Valet parking
•$42.00 per car, per night. Click here for Area Parking Map and Driving Directions (PDF).

TANNING SERVICES CONTACT:
Click here to book your spray tan with Sunkissed.

POLYGRAPH EXAMS and ATHLETE’S CHECK-IN (Friday 10am-8pm):
Holiday Inn Express Vancouver Mall (Room 403)
7205 NE 41st St, Vancouver, WA 98662-6719

SANCTIONING: National Gym Association, Inc. http://www.nationalgym.com

PRODUCER/PROMOTER:
Marlina Tesoro Velasco • info@physiquesnw.com • 206-979-7363

To register, simply follow a two-step process by clicking links below for registration into our database then pay appropriate fees.

STEP 1:

2018 ATHLETE REGISTRATION (CLICK HERE)
NOTE: This registration step is required for all athletes to be entered into our electronic event management system.

STEP 2:

REGISTRATION FEES (PAYPAL):
• 2018 Athlete Registration Fee Initial Division $70 (Pay $70 Now)
• Pro Athlete Registration Fee Initial Division $100 (Pay $100 Now)
• Initial Registration +1 Add Division at $40 ea (Pay $110 Now)
• Initial Registration +2 Add Divisions at $40 ea (Pay $150 Now)
• Initial Registration +3 Add Divisions at $40 ea (Pay $190 Now)
• NGA Annual Membership $65 (Pay $75 to NGA)
• Trainer’s/Coach’s Backstage Pass $50 (Pay $50 Now)
• Judges Critiques $10 (Pay $10 Now)
• Additional Division at $40 each (Pay $40 Now)
• Contest Late Fee $30 each (Pay $30 Now)
NOTE: Entry fees and ticket purchases are non-refundable.

2018 NGA BANNED SUBSTANCES LIST (CLICK HERE)

ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS: Entrants must be 7 years drug free and random drug testing will be completed. Proof of age (birth certificate copy or current driver’s license) must accompany any masters or junior entries.

ENTRY: The entry fee is $70 for initial amateur division and $100 for initial pro division and $40 for each additional division. Entries must be received no later than October 15, 2017; thereafter, $30 late fee per division applies. You will receive additional information by email upon receipt of completed registration form AND payment.

AWARDS: Awards for the top two competitors in each class, swords for overall winners, team award, and recognition for most inspirational journey. Various other awards will be presented. Prize money will be awarded to Pros with minimum of 5 competitors per division.

GUIDELINES: All competitors will follow NGA rules, guidelines, and mandatory poses (may be found on NGA website). No moon poses. For bodybuilders only: Metallic suits are not allowed. Jewelry is not allowed (wedding bands are acceptable). Bodybuilding women may wear multi-colored suits and jewelry in the evening show. All athletes are subject to drug testing during competition event and for up to three (3) months after receiving an award. Detailed NGA Rules and Regulations including judging criteria: Click here.

BIKINI ATTIRE: Two-piece posing suits and competition posing heels. All suits must be pre-approved by promoter before you can compete. Bikini Model costumes are worn over last division competed in.

TRANSFORMATION:
For Transformation Division athletes, submit your competition registration along with bio and thank you’s, and testimonial essay (200 words or less), and email (info@physiquesnw.com) your before and after photos by October 25, 2018 to compete in this division. Athletes must compete in one other primary division in addition to competing in Transformation.

LAW ENFORCEMENT/MILITARY/FIREFIGHTER:
All athletes on active duty in law enforcement, military or firefighter, must compete in one other primary division in addition to competing in Transformation. During finals, athletes will be allowed to wear their uniform to honor their service.

POSING MUSIC: House music is used for bikini, figure, and men’s physique. BODYBUILDING, WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE, AND FITNESS ONLY: thumb drive, email audio file, or CDrom MUST BE BLANK EXCEPT for the one piece of music being used and must be free from distortion..all ONLY 60 SECONDS. With permanent pen, write on thumb drive or CDrom with competitor’s name. Maximum length of 60 seconds of music, and 120 seconds for Fitness. ABSOLUTELY NO PROFANITY! We reserve the right to refuse any media files not meeting these standards and will use house music. Media files must be turned in at athletes’ check-in. Again, media must be provided LABELED LEGIBLY with competitor’s first and last name.

TESTING: Every competitor is polygraphed set by appointment with promoter. First come, first served. Fee to polygrapher is $60 CASH good for only for NGA shows. Promoter has the right to test and retest prior to or after the show. BE PREPARED TO POLYGRAPH UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO THE CONTEST. All contestants must present current NGA membership card at check-in. NGA amateur cards are $65 annually and/or pro cards are $105 annually. (Click here for NGA website)

POLYGRAPH EXAMS (Friday 10am-8pm):
Holiday Inn Express Vancouver Mall, 7205 NE 41st St, Vancouver, WA 98662-6719.

TRAINERS PASSES: Trainers are allowed in a specifically designated, strictly enforced area back stage. A $50.00 trainer/coaches’ pass available at Check-in/Weigh-in. This is the only time you can purchase the trainers pass. Trainers badges will be available during athletes meeting at 9:15am Saturday. Show ticket purchase required for all trainers/coaches.

JUDGES CRITIQUES: NGA Judges will make notes on judges sheets during pre-judging and finals. Their perspectives help educate athletes on strengths and weaknesses of physique, posing, and presentation. $10 fee online or cash at check-in.

MANDATORY COMPETITOR SCHEDULE: Friday, November 26th 10-8pm Athlete’s Check-in/Weigh-in at Holiday Inn Express Vancouver Mall, 7205 NE 41st St, Vancouver, WA 98662-6719. You will weigh-in or get your height checked, check-in music media files at this time. Remember to bring your thumb drive or CDcom with you. You may also email your music files to info@physiquesnw.com. Weigh-in for bodybuilding divisions only, must be done in posing attire. Athletes meeting promptly starts at 9:15am on Saturday, October 27th at venue.

All athletes are required to complete and sign a release form at check-in. Banned substances and waiver forms will be completed prior to polygraph examination. Prepare your list of all supplements and doctor prescribed medication before testing. Please arrive at least ten minutes before polygraph appointment. If you are under 18 years old, parent or legal guardian signature is required for your participation.

Again, each athlete entry fee is $70 for the initial division of competition and $40 for each additional division. Entries after Wednesday, October 15, 2018 will require a $30 late fee per division. You will receive additional information by email upon receipt of completed online registration form and confirmation of payment.

Please submit your bio and/or thank you’s during online registration for the MC to read during posing routines or presentation “v-walk” by typing into online form. All bios, thank you’s and Transformation Division essays must be submitted no later than Thursday, October 24th at 11:00pm.

All athletes staying at the host hotel, please bring your own dark-colored sheets and towels. The hotel will charge you for damage of stain from tanning products. All competitors venturing around all our venues (hotel and competition), must be completely covered to prevent the tanning product from damaging anything on the properties we use.

Thank you for choosing National Gym Association and Physiques Northwest!