Entrants must be current members of the NPC in good standing. Membership runs from January 1st through December 31st in each calendar year. Competitors should register with the NPC on-line at www.npcregistration.com to get their membership immediately. Copy your membership card on your phone and you can also print a copy of your membership card to bring with you to check-in. Masters Competitors must be at least 35, 40, 50, 60 or 70 years of age by the date of their competition to compete. Junior Men must be twenty years of age or younger on the date of their competition to compete. Proof of age (i.e...Birth Certificate, driver’s license) must be provided at check-in.


All Craig Productions shows are National Qualifiers. (Emerald Cup, Idaho Muscle Classic, Washington Ironman and Idaho Cup) Our shows qualify the top three in all classes for any National show for one year, plus the year qualified. Top five in each class qualify for any Junior Level National show and North American Championships. Women Bodybuilders, Fitness and Masters Competitors do not need to qualify for Nationals.

For a more detailed explanation on qualifying rules, go to the official NPC site: www.npcnewsonline.com


The Washington Ironman is a “Drug Tested” National Qualifier and also qualifies all competitors for the Team Universe Championships. The top three athletes in Bodybuilding, Physique, Classic Men’s Physique, Bikini and Figure in each class qualify for any National Level NPC show. The top five qualify for the Jr. USA. Junior Nationals and North American Championships. All Fitness Competitors qualify for all National events.