Olympia & National Qualifier


october 2018

Detroit august 18, 2018

ford performing arts center

Norfolk July 14, 2018

L. Douglas Performing arts

The Lenda Murray Bodybuilding, Figure & Bikini Championships are open to all NPC athletes. All competitors must have a current NPC card, proof of age (copy of birth certificate or Driver’s License) evidencing that they will be of eligible age on the day of the event.  Age for Masters Men is 40-49 years, Grand Masters Men is 50 and older, Masters Women Bodybuilding is 35 and older. NPC cards will be available at check-in for $120. Please bring a $120 check or money order only (CASH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED) made payable to “NPC of the USA”.


Open Men Bodybuilding: Top 2 in each weight class; Open Women Bodybuilding:  ALL places qualify for ANY national level event. Open Physique Men and Open Physique Women:  Top 5 in each class for ANY national level events; Open Figure and Open Bikini:Top 3 in each class will be qualified for ANY national level event; Top 5 in each class for Jr. USA, Jr. Nationals and North America; Masters: qualify for the Master division at North America simply by competing in this event.

Open Men, Open Classic Physique, Open Women, Open Physique Men, Open Physique Women, Open Figure Women, Open Bikini Women. Masters Men, Grand Masters Men, Masters Women Bodybuilding,  Masters Figure.

We would like to invite you to participate in this spectacular health and fitness event. On this site you will find an Entry Application for competitors. There are a variety of sponsorship levels available, please contact us directly for information. We estimate that more than 2000 will be in attendance and over 200 athletes from around the world and country competing. Nationally recognized magazines, Muscle and Fitness and Flex are proud sponsors and will be in attendance to cover the event. This is a perfect opportunity for both athlete and sponsor to showcase their talents and services.

We look forward to your strong support in the 2018 IFBB and NPC Lenda Murray PRO AM. 

Contact us about the sponsorship package or the show in general at: 

 Urel McGill 310-904-3148

The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 14, 2018 at L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center in the city of Norfolk, VA.  This is an Olympia qualifier for IFBB professional athletes and a National Qualifier for NPC amatuer athletes. Winners of each Pro Division will join the best in the world on stage at the Olympia in Las Vegas.  NPC National qualifiers attract athletes from around the world in an attempt to qualify for either the USA, Nationals, North American or Universe competitions where they can obtain professional status. The production standards are nothing less than spectacular and are designed to make every contestant feel like a star. Broadway stage designers and night club music lighting experts create a dazzling backdrop of lights, music and staging, providing  spectators with an unforgettable entertainment experience.

Ms Olympia, Lenda Murray is hosting the IFBB Lenda Murray PRO AM and NPC Virginia Classic in Norfolk, Virginia and promoting health and fitness in the community. Murray is the world’s most successful female bodybuilder as an eight-time winner of the Ms Olympia title, the highest achievement in professional female bodybuilding. Her wealth of experience in athletics and entertainment makes her a worthy vessel to promote the event, giving athletes recognition for getting into the best shape of their lives. 



IFBB  DIVISIONS: Women Bodybuilding , Figure , Men Physique



Open Bodybuilding, Physique, Classic physique, Figure, Bikini 

Men Bodybuilding Over 40, Over 50, Over 60

cLASSIC Physique over 35, Women Bodybuilding Over 35,

Figure Over 35, Bikini Over 35, 

NOVICE, True Novice and Teen​

Host hotel



Norfolk Waterside Marriott

235 E. Main St.

Norfolk, VA 23510


Ask for Lenda Murray Bodybuilding Rate: $139.00

Cut Off Date June 23rd


Double Tree by Hilton Hotel

5801 Southfield Rd, Detroit, MI 48228



Ask for Lenda Murray Bodybuilding Rate: 119.00

Cut Off Date: August 12th 

SAVANNAH:To be announced




Tickets can be purchased in advance:




Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center

​700 Park Ave, Norfolk, VA 23504

Box Office Hours of Operation

Friday, July 13th 12:00 to 7:00

Saturday, July 14th 8:00 to 8:00


Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

​Michael A. Guido Theater

15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126

Box Office Hours of Operation

Friday, August 17th 12:00 to 7:00

Saturday, August 18th 8:00 to 8:00

Savannah: Venue to be announced

Hours of Operation

Friday,  12:00 to 7:00

Saturday, 8:00 to 8:00

Competitor Registration


ALL IFBB and  NPC athletes must be present and on time for MANDATORY Registration/Check In on FRIDAY July 7th. 


​Norfolk Waterside Marriott

​235 E. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510


Friday, July 13th

6:00 to 8:00 pm


Friday, July 13th

5:00 pm

L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center

700 Park Ave

Norfolk, VA 23504


Saturday, July 14th

IFBB : 9:00 AM

NPC: 11:00 AM


IFBB : 5:00 PM

​NPC: 7:00 PM


Double Tree by Hilton


Friday, August 17th

5:00 to 8:00 PM

Ford Community & Arts Center

​Michael A. Guido Theater

15801 Michigan Ave

Dearborn, MI 48126


August 18th, Saturday

10:00 AM Athlete Meeting

11:00 AM Prejudging Begins


5:00 PM​​