OKC Grand Prix Athlete Letter
2023 OKC Grand Prix competitors, please read all the important information below to be ready for the event.
Saturday, November 11, 2023
Hudson Performance Hall
2801 N.W. 27th Street, Oklahoma City, OK
8:45 a.m. Athlete Check-in
9:15 a.m. Athlete Meeting – REQUIRED ( Backstage Pump Room)
9:40 a.m. Judges Meeting on the side of the stage
10 a.m. Pre-judging begins
3:45 p.m. Athletes Check-in for Finals
5:00 p.m. Finals begins
Finals will begin at 5:00 PM so that we finish earlier and so everyone has more time in the evening to celebrate after the show with family and friends.
Renaissance Waterford Hotel [ Book your discounted room ]
6300 Waterford Boulevard Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118
Mandatory Athlete Check In / Height Check / Weigh-in:
Friday, November 10th at the Host Hotel
- 6:00PM – Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Physique and Men’s Physique competitors report for registration
- 6:30PM – Bikini, Figure, Fitness, Wellness, Women’s Physique & Women’s Bodybuilding competitors report for registration
ANY UNREGISTERED competitors report at 7:00 PM. Please be aware that you will register immediately after the pre-registered athletes. Competitors can bring their posing suits to check-ins in they have any questions as to if their suit fits NPC criteria.
New Divisions as of 2020
Wellness has been added starting in 2020. Be sure to read through the rules on Wellness on the NPC News Online website.
This class is open to any current or retired member of Military, Police, Fire, EMT and First Responders. There will be one Hero class in each division. Please provide proof of service or employment at weigh-ins.
Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, Fitness and Women’s Physique competitors will need to submit their music online before registration closes. DON’T DISCARD YOUR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION. Within that email, you will have a special link to use specifically for you to upload your music.
- Posing Routines may be up to a maximum of 60 seconds.
All competitors must have a current 2023 NPC Membership BEFORE registering to compete. You can purchase your 2023 NPC membership online at this link and get immediate proof of purchase: https://www.npcregistration.com/ . Be sure to snap a photo of it once it’s shown on the screen and bring it with you or print it out.
Tickets and backstage passes are now on sale at this link: https://npcoklahoma.com/okc-grand-prix/buy-tickets/
Please bring ID with you in order to pick up your tickets at the front door. Tickets can be bought online until Wednesday the week of the show. At that time, they will need to be purchased at the door.
Please remember that ALL Children must have tickets to attend the show and are not allowed backstage. No refunds, exchanges or transfers after on tickets or athlete registrations. All ticket sales and registrations are FINAL.
Official Spray Tanning Service:
Champion Tan is the official spray tan company for the NPC Grand Prix, and the ONLY spray tan service that will be on site and backstage at the show. Since 2015 Champion Tan has provided the winning stage color for 409 Class Winners and 77 Overall Winners at NPC shows in Oklahoma. Spray Tan Appointments for the 2020 NPC Grand Prix are filling up very quickly! Once all available appointment times are booked, we will not be able to take any additional clients. If you have not yet booked your spray tan package, please do so ASAP at the link below in order to get the best available appointment time.
Here is the direct link to book your spray tan package online: http://npcoklahoma.com/book-spray-tan/.
Your spray tan package will include a full base tan coat applied on Friday at the host hotel, and then a finishing coat applied on Saturday morning at the venue. Your package will also include color touch ups as necessary during the competition on Saturday. Don’t leave your contest color to chance. Book your spray tan appointment with Champion Tan today!
Hair and Makeup:
Tease is the Official Hair and Makeup provider for all NPC Oklahoma competitions. Our licensed professional artists are experienced in stage perfect makeup application to carry you through your important competition day. TEASE will transform a competitor’s everyday look and enhance their natural beauty to achieve the glamour and beauty synonymous with NPC/IFBB competitions. Sit back and relax, let TEASE transform you into the sparkling Champion you are!
Go online today and schedule your perfect appointment time: http://npcoklahoma.com/hair-makeup-for-npc-oklahoma-competitors/
No cameras will be allowed in the venue. We have a professional photographer taking the stage photos and he owns the photographic rights.
You can visit the NPC Oklahoma website for details.
- Each athlete should bring a can of Pam to be oiled with.
- Hair and make-up other than from the official Tease company, can’t be done inside the facility. Other arrangements will need to be made.
- No children are allowed backstage.
- Backstage passes are for backstage only. Additional wristbands will be needed to go inside the venue.
- It’s going to be a long day. May we suggest bringing some house shoes so you will be comfortable backstage. Some have also brought pillows or other items to sit on. We want you to be comfortable and relaxed before you hit the stage.
If you have any questions about your registration, please contact Eileen Calabrese by phone at (918) 938-2642 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck with your final preparations for the 2023 NPC Oklahoma season!
Warmest Regards, Eileen Calabrese
NPC Oklahoma State Chairperson,
IFBB PRO Judge & National Judge
Be sure to follow NPC Oklahoma on Facebook for important show updates as well as Instagram at @npcoklahoma.