2018 John Simmon's Bodybuilding Championship

NPC National Qualifier

Bodybuilding | Classic Physique | Physique | Figure | Fitness | Bikini


2018 John Simmon’s Bodybuiling Championship


Bodybuilding | Classic Physique | Physique | Figure | Fitness | Bikini


Hazel Park High School
23400 Hughes Ave

Show Information

All spectators must purchase a ticket to enter.


No free tickets are provided to competitors for trainers, friends, family, or otherwise.

Purchase tickets online here


Backstage/Trainer Passes
Backstage passes go on sale the morning of the contest. The fee is $40 and you must also have a ticket to get in the door.

  • The backstage pass is valid all day, but it does not replace a ticket to either pre-judging or finals.
  • We have a limited number of backstage passes for this event and they are sold on a first come, first serve basis.
Hazel Park High School Auditorium 23400 Hughes Ave Hazel Park, MI 48030 Get Directions

Posing & Awards
EVERY COMPETITOR will be introduced on stage & pose at the finals. • All bodybuilders & women’s physique competitors will perform a 45 second posing routine. • All figure, bikini, & men’s physique competitors will hit front, side, and back poses at center stage. • All fitness competitors will perform a 90 second routine. * The top five athletes in each class from all divisions will be awarded trophies.

Host Hotel
Hampton Inn 32420 Stephenson HWY Madison Heights, MI 48071

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Competitor Information

Definition of Divisions
  • OPEN: Eligible for all competitors of any age or experience,
  • TRUE NOVICE: If an athlete has never competed an an NPC event they are eligible
  • NOVICE: If an athlete has never placed first in any class or age group in any NPC sanctioned contest then he/she is eligible to compete as a “novice.”
  • TEEN: The competitor must be between 16 years and 19 years old.
  • MASTERS: The competitor must be at least the minimum age of the division on the day of the contest. Crossovers. You may compete in multiple classes (if eligible). This can be any combination of open, novice, masters, or teen (if eligible).

For all NPC rules, click here

How to Enter
The Early Bird competitor entry fee is $125 for each athlete an additional fee of $50 for each additional class, and there are two ways to pay:

  • If you enter online, the entry fee must be paid via credit card, debit card, or PayPal upon submission.
  • If you mail in the entry form, the entry fee must be included and the only accepted method of payment is a money order made payable to “Tigre Inc.”
  • All entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Late entry fee of $75 will be applied to all entries received after May 1st (including walk-up entries on May 13th).
  • If you decide to add a class after submitting your form, please email jsjakejunior@gmail.com. You can also add a class at check-in (cash only).
  • Walk up entries are accepted on the day of the contest. Just show up at 8:45am for check-in prepared to pay the entry fee, late fee, and purchase your 2016 NPC membership (or show proof if you have membership).

NPC cards can be purchased online here.

Fee Schedule

Early Bird Registration: $125 till March 2nd, 2018
Normal Registration: $150 till May 1st, 2018
Late Registration: $75 Fee after May 1st


Friday, May 11 – 5-8:30 pmMANDATORY CHECK-IN for all athletes opens at 5:00pm sharp and will close at 8:30pm
Sat May 12 – 10 am| MANDATORY Athletes meeting
Sat May 12 – 11 am| Pre-judging
Sat May 12 – 6 pm | Evening show *You may purchase an NPC membership during check-in. * Same-day entries are welcomed and may sign up during check-in.

Mandatory Check-in will be at the host hotel, Friday, May 11th from 5pm – 8:30 pm. Hampton Inn 32420 Stephenson HWY. Madison Heights, MI 48071

  • MASTERS & TEEN | Competitors must show proof of age at check-in (driver’s license, state-issued ID, passport, or birth certificate)
  • BODYBUILDING, FITNESS, & WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE | Competitors must bring their posing music for finals.

Bodybuilders and Women’s Physique music MUST be no longer than 45 seconds; fitness routine music is limited to 90 seconds. Posing music MUST be on a CD and be the only music on the CD. Any contestant using music containing PROFANITY will be immediately disqualified. Music will be collected at the mandatory athletes’ meetings prior to prejudging.

Entry Deadline: May 1, 2018, Late Entries will be accepted with a $75 late fee.

2018 New National Qualification

New in 2018: National Qualification goes to the Top 2 only in ANY OPEN CLASS


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John Simmons

IFBB Pro, Personal Trainer, Competition Coach, NPC Judge and Promoter

John Simmons became a professional bodybuilder in 1996. He is an NPC promoter and Judge in Michigan.

John is a Nationally certified personal trainer specializing in working with competitive bodybuilders, fitness and figure competitors for over 25 years. He also enjoys mentoring the population on proper exercise, nutrition and general health issues while challenging himself to achieve ongoing success in both personal and in the business arena.

2018 Competitor Registration

Prep & Posing Clinics

Spend some time with my team of IFBB pros, where we will cover contest prep, posing and answer questions. This is a great opportunity if you are just starting out, looking to brush up on your skills or just to spend some time working with the pros.

2018 Schedule

January 7th, noon – 3pm | Location: Anytime Fitness Madison Heights

February 25th, noon – 3pm | Location: Anytime Fitness Madison Heights

April 1st, noon – 3pm | Location: Mind & Muscle

May 6th, noon – 3pm | Location: Mind & Muscle

June 10th, noon – 3pm | Location: TBA

August 5th, noon – 3pm| Location: TBA

September 16th, noon – 3pm | Location: TBA

Anytime Fitness Madison Heights
32340 N Campbell Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071

Mind & Muscle
34736 S Gratiot Ave, Charter Twp of Clinton, MI 48035

Pre Judging

General Admission
  • Pre Judging only
  • General Admission
  • Does NOT Include the Night Show

Finals Only

General Admission
  • Finals Only
  • General Admission
  • First Come, First Serve
  • Does NOT include Pre Judging

Finals Only

  • Finals Only
  • VIP Seating Reserved *best seats
  • Does NOT include Pre Judging

Hazel Park High School Auditorium

23400 Hughes Ave, Hazel Park, MI 48030

Hazel Park High School


ECLYPSE TANNING is the official spray tan provider for this contest. You can contact them directly for the perfect contest tan. They provide spray tans prior to the event and touch-ups before you go on stage.

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