2013 PBW Tampa Pro Contest Information

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2013 PBW Tampa Pro Contest Information

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay (813) 874.12342900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, Fl 33607

For the link, click here.Special discounted room ratesGroup name: IFBB PBW ChampionshipsPlease reserve early to assure availability. The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay will also be the official host hotel for IFBB professionals & officials.

Athletes, judges, officials, fans and guests will receive free shuttle transportation to and from Tampa International Airport to the hotel courtesy of Tim Gardner and the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay.

Mandatory NPC Meeting - August 10 at 7:00am

HOST HOTEL FOOD ACCOMODATIONS: Strict & clean bodybuilding friendly menu to accommodate pre-contest food requirements has been designed by Tim Gardner and the Grand Hyatt chefs which will be available at the hotel restaurant and room service the entire weekend.

MEET THE IFBB PROS MEDIA CONFERENCESupport your favorite IFBB Pro in the Audubon Ballroom on Friday, August 9, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, during their check-in, media interviews and autograph signings. Pro Bodybuilding Weekly will host this event. FREE TO THE PUBLIC.

NPC Tim Gardner Extravaganza Tickets on sale now! Go to: https://ticketriver.com/event/7349-2013-ifbb-pro-bodybuilding-weekly-championships


DO NOT WAIT!!! Last year the event sold out with STANDING ROOM ONLY! Purchase your tickets early to save a spot in the section of your choice.Notes regarding online sales - Saturday evening finals tickets are available online. Friday IFBB prejudging and Saturday NPC & IFBB prejudging tickets are available at the event only.Applicable service fees through Ticket River apply.ALL tickets purchased online will be available at the Will-Call Table at the Tampa Grand Hyatt (event hotel).Ticket purchases are non-refundable.Most major credit cards are accepted.

IFBB FRIDAY FRENZY PREJUDGING: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Audubon Ballroom will be the location on August 9 at 6:00pm for the IFBB Fitness round I and II; Men & Women Physique all rounds. Confirmation and award rounds will be Friday evening. Top 5 in each division will also be presented at Saturday evening finals. These $60 tickets will be available at the door or order online.

Featured Guest: 6 time Ms. Olympia Cory Everson

Host Emcees:

IFBB Men Bodybuilding:

CONTEST COVERAGE: Video coverage by USA Muscle, RxMuscle, MD Online and Muscleangels.com. No camcorders, video equipment or Iphones for recording will be permitted inside the contest venue. Attendees will be asked to leave if spotted. Flex Magazine, Muscular Development, Ironman, MD Latino, Muscles Europe and Fit Girls will be some of the publications on hand along with local media.

EVENING IFBB & NPC FINALS VENUE: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Audubon Ballroom will be the location on August 10 at 4:30pm for the Saturday evening finals encompassing the NPC Tim Gardner Tampa Extravaganza and the IFBB PBW Championships. The evening finals ticket information or order online.. VIP Gold $145, Silver $75 & Bronze $55.

•POSING MUSIC: All NPC routines will be held to 60 seconds. Music must be cued and burned on a dedicated CD; some CDs may not be readable on all sound equipment. Store bought CDs will not be accepted. Music will be collected before prejudging.

AWARDS: Sculptured Neils Andersen trophies and awards will be presented. Generous gift bags and t-shirts will be given to every competitor. Overall winners will receive elaborate championship prizes along with National media exposure.

IFBB & NPC CONTEST AFTER-PARTY: Celebrate in close proximity to the Grand Hyatt Tampa with your favorite IFBB pros, officials, celebrities and fans at Whiskey Joe's, www.whiskeyjoestampa.com at 7720 W Courtney Campbell Causeway immediately following the evening finals.

•CONTEST COVERAGE: Video coverage by USA Muscle, Mostmuscular.com & Muscleangels.com.No camcorders will be permitted inside the contest venue.Flex Magazine, Muscle Mag, Muscular Development, Ironman & American Body Plus will be some of the publications on hand along with local media.

NOTE: Press, staff & athlete credentials will be strictly enforced.