NPC Palmetto Classic

May 27, 2023


May 27, 2023

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

1101 Lincoln Street 

Columbia, SC 



9 am – NPC

12 pm – IFBB


4 pm – IFBB

5 pm – NPC Finals Following IFBB

Mandatory Athlete Check-In May 26th

Lexington Room

5-7 pm NPC

4-5 pm IFBB

Entry Price – $115 per class

You can register at check-Ins the day before the show with a one-time $25 late fee.

Must have a current 2023 NPC card.

click to register here


PREJUDGING – $35 tickets, cash at door

9 am -NPC 

12 pm – IFBB

FINALS – $50 tickets, cash at door

4 PM – IFBB 

5 PM – NPC Finals Following IFBB

ALL DAY PASS – $100 (limited to 100)

BACKSTAGE PASS – $150 purchased at check-ins and you must have NPC card for backstage access.

Click here to join the NPC. 

A valid NPC card is required for competitor entry to any show. 


 Crossovers available to compete in all divisions & categories in which they qualify.

Open – Open to any NPC Athlete – Novice – An NPC athlete that has never placed first in their class in a novice, masters or open contest.

Masters – Must be at least 35, 40, 45, 50 or 60 years of age or older as of competition date in 2023.

True Novice – For first-time NPC competitors only.

Teen – This division is open to athletes 18 and 19 years old. The athlete must be at least 18 years old on the day of the competition and may compete in the Teen division up to the day prior to their 20th birthday. Rule Update: 1/28/2022


822 Gervais Street

Columbia SC

special rates: mention C-NPC


*Competition suits must be worn at weigh-ins.

*No “T” back suits. *Bikini suits must be in good taste. Minimum 50% glute coverage.

*Bikini Competitors – It is recommended you bring 2 suits.

*Approved & Official Classic Physique Shorts:

Music required ONLY for Bodybuilding, Fitness, Women’s Physique & Classic Men’s Physique.

After completing payment, all Athletes receive a confirmation email from Muscleware.

If applicable for your category, confirmation emails include a link you can use to upload your posing routine music (mp3 files only). Muscleware online posing routine music uploading will remain open until Wednesday evening before the event.

All Athletes who have not uploaded their posing routine music must bring it in on a CD or USB drive.

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