The 2013 IFBB North American Championships just wrapped up, bringing us dozens of new IFBB pros and nationally-ranked NPC competitors.  All of the divisions of the NPC and IFBB were represented at this downtown Pittsburgh competition and posed, flexed and performed to a packed house at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel’s main ballroom.  Team FLEX was on hand through it all, to bring you up-to-the-minute callouts and placements via Facebook, as well as photos, videos, interviews, and write ups via our website.  The following outlines the top 5 and Overall champions in each of the Open divisions.  


Men's Open Bodybuilding Bantamweight: 


1stArturo Gomez

2ndWilliam Adute

3rdArthur Alston


Men's Open Bodybuilding Lightweight: 


1stMaurico Velazquez Mondragon

2ndMario Aiberto Ortega Olalde

3rdRobert Schneider 

4thRed Walker

5thJack Oehlers


Men's Open Bodybuilding Welterweight:


1stRafael Diaz Archiga 

2ndBaxter Greene 

3rdRobert Shields

4thDionte Goosby

5th – Michael Castlegrande

6thTaylor Selig


Men's Open Bodybuilding Middleweight:


1st – Charles Curtis 

2nd – Joan Cruz Morales

3rdMoses Ajala

4thJason Fuller

5thSteve Nuechterlein


Men's Open Bodybuilding Light Heavyweight:


1stAlejandro Cambronero (Overall 1st Runner Up, IFBB Pro)

2ndHugo Aledandio Ortiz Alfonzo 

3rdRichard Bartley 

4th – Chris Schaub

5thChris Tuttle


Men's Open Bodybuilding Heavyweight:


1stJulius Page (Overall 2st Runner Up, IFBB Pro)

2ndBrad Rowe 

3rdKevin Jordan

4thBrad Davis

5thJoe Thomas


Men's Open Bodybuilding Super Heavyweight:


1stAkim Williams (Overall Champion, IFBB Pro)

2nd – Michael Locket 

3rdEboni Wilson 

4thTyler Berry

5th – Dustin Hanshaw 


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Women's Open Bodybuilding Lightweight:

1stJessica Gabriela Rivera Cardenas

2nd – Keran Holliday


Women's Open Bodybuilding Middleweight:

1st – Carrie Woolridge

2ndHeather King

3rdLeann George


Women's Open Bodybuilding Light Heavyweight:

1stGlenese Markes (Overall Champion & IFBB Pro)

2nd – Miara Nelson 

3rdChristine Sabo

4thCheryl Faust

5thShirl Castro



Women's Open Bodybuilding Heavyweight:

1st – Amanda Aivaliotis

4thRobin Hillis

5thHeather Manuel

2ndKeli Watkins

3rdDawn Alison 


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Men's Open Physique Class A:

1stRonald Boyden (IFBB Pro)

2nd – Mike Balan (IFBB Pro)

3rdCarl Roberts

4thMohammad Anjum

5thCornell Felarca


Men's Open Physique Class B:

1stTyler Stines (Overall Champion & IFBB Pro)

2ndPhillip Williams (IFBB Pro)

3rdHenry James

4thRyan Hinton

5thJake Phippen


Men's Open Physique Class C:

1stRobert Ortiz (IFBB Pro)

2ndDerrick Yuvienco (IFBB Pro)

3rdZach Witchey

4thJohn Gioffre

5thIgor Gajic


Men's Open Physique Class D:

1stGeorge Brown (IFBB Pro)

2ndEmmanuele Banks (IFBB Pro)

3rdStephen Marino

4thCory Cook

5thDyllon Orbea


Men's Open Physique Class E:

1stAnthony Perez (IFBB Pro)

2ndBrian Hay (IFBB Pro)

3rd – Qaadir Moore

4th – Anwar Golloday

5thKyle Moore


Men's Open Physique Class F:

1st – Joe Canta (IFBB Pro)

2ndJacques Lewis (IFBB Pro)

3rdScott Clifton

4thJoey Recktenwald

5th  – Josh Bowman


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Women's Open Physique Class A: 

1stTish Shelton (IFBB Pro)

2ndRosela Josephj (IFBB Pro)

3rdDominique Furuta

4thJane Ackerman 

5th – Linda Simnick


Women's Open Physique Class B:

1stNatasha Marks (IFBB Pro)

2ndLisa Grasso (IFBB Pro)

3rd – Misty Palacios-Ali

4thJodi Marchuck

5thTracy Weller


Women's Open Physique Class C:

1stDesunka Dawson (Overall Champion & IFBB Pro)

2ndShelly Yakimchuck (IFBB Pro)

3rdKendel Dolen 

4th – Lisa Stark

5thAlicia King


Women's Open Physique Class D:

1stKiim Kosmas (IFBB Pro)

2ndShannon Byers 

3rd – Carrie Lawyer

4thMarcy McCaskey

5thMelanie Rucker


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Open Figure Class A:

1stGeri Villalona (IFBB Pro)

2ndRachelle Carter

3rdMelissa Girard

4thMonica Lopez Jauregui

5th – Martha Tierney


Open Figure Class B:

1stSamantha Rioux (IFBB Pro)

2ndJessica Macmillan

3rd – Candi Minette

4thAutumn Massey

5thKristina Ratzlaff


Open Figure Class C:

1stErin Ehrlich (Overall Champion & IFBB Pro)

2ndJennifer Olsen

3rdAngela Jorge

4thKimberly Jones

5thZahira Landestoy


Open Figure Class D:

1stLisa Tanker-Potts (IFBB Pro)

2ndCarli Terepka

3rdTiffany Gaston 

4thSarah Johnson

5thJami Shields


Open Figure Class E:

1stHolly Mitchell (IFBB Pro)

2nd – Linda Potter

3rd – Annette Mendez

4thTia Angle 

5thRachel Killam


Open Figure Class F:

1stTamen Stuve (IFBB Pro)

2ndVeronica Jackson

3rd – Azusena Cardenas 

4th – Camille Clark

5thAllison Stauss


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Fitness Open Class A:

1st – Natalie Graziano (IFBB Pro)

2nd – Nicolette Spencer 

3rd – Kristine Duba

4th – Danielle Chikeles

5th – Gloria Mohninger


Fitness Open Class B:

1st – Kimberly Stroup (Overall Champion & IFBB Pro)

2nd – Samantha Sage

3rd – Toni Naramore

4th – Venus Ramos

5th – Barbie Thomas


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Bikini Open Class A:

1st – Crystal Nelson (IFBB Pro)

2nd – Amy Updike

3rd – Michelle Mein

4th – Yorkansis Francis

5th – Marlene Guzman


Bikini Open Class B:

1st – Ronda Porter (IFBB Pro)

2nd – Ajia Maximillian 

3rd – Patriceia Mathis

4th – Jasmine Ramirez

5th – Lauren Huddleston


Bikini Open Class C:

1st – Barbara Gonzalez (Overall Champion & IFBB Pro)

2nd – Sophia Low

3rd – Maizee Demske

4th – Sarah McDonough

5th – Michelle Boyden


Bikini Open Class D:

1st – Erika Rivera (IFBB Pro)

2nd – Anne Caravello 

3rd – Brittany Adams

4th – Kenea Yancey

5th – Britney Braddock


Bikini Open Class E:

1st – Shernika Speights (IFBB Pro)

2nd – Whitney Wiser

3rd – Breanna Rose

4th – Jessie Dye

5th – Jessica Lawson


Bikini Open Class F:

1st – Jessica James (IFBB Pro) 

2nd – Michelle Tarajcak 

3rd – Lisa Kelly

4th – Stephanie Chapa

5th – LaJean Morrow


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2013 IFBB North Americans

2013 IFBB North Americans

Close to 1,000 competitiors vying for a pro card