June 5, 2017, LAS VEGAS – After great fanfare abroad, the heralded Olympia Amateur contest has finally made its way stateside on September 14 at Joe Weider’s Fitness & Performance Weekend.
With the battleground taking place at the Orleans Hotel and Casino, this will mark the very first time the Olympia Amateur will be held in the United States. IFBB and NPC competitors from the USA, Canada, Mexico, South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, are welcome to participate in this ground-breaking event.
The tireless efforts of American Media, Inc., the NPC and the IFBB has the industry buzzing: 2 IFBB PRO cards will be awarded for each division. In total, 10 coveted IFBB PRO cards are up for grabs to the dedicated athletes competing in the contest.
The Olympia Amateur is scheduled to be held at the Orleans Hotel and Casino Showroom on Thursday, September 14 with the check-in taking place on Wednesday, September 13.
The contest is comprised of the following divisions:
Classic Bodybuilding (IFBB)
Classic Physique (NPC)
Wellness Fitness (IFBB – no Pro card)
Never before in the history of our sport have amateur athletes had the opportunity to grace the same prestigious event as the likes reigning 6x Mr. Olympia Phil “The Gift” Heath, the former Mr. Olympia Dexter “The Blade” Jackson, Shawn Rhoden, Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay, and the return of the legendary “Sultan of Symmetry,” Flex Wheeler.
Be a part of the Olympia Weekend with the best in the world, including a chance to rub delts with none other than blockbuster celebrity, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who will be in attendance.
Enjoy an awesome weekend at the jam-packed expo with over 300+ of our industry’s leading companies that’s full of friendly fellow fitness enthusiasts and fans. Cap off your trip with the SuperStar seminar on Sunday.
At the Olympia Weekend, it’s fitness and bodybuilding 24/7 in Vegas.
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