Why compete in an NPC show?
The real muscle in the realm of amateur bodybuilding and fitness in the United States is the National Physique Committee, and its influence is growing, for good reason. The sport’s top amateur athletes realize the NPC is their route to the world’s strongest bodybuilding organization – the International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB), and to professional success.
For amateur bodybuilding in the USA, the NPC is the big kahuna. If you want to make it as a pro and take advantage of all the publicity and money making opportunities, you must come up through the NPC.
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How is the NPC connected to the IFBB?
“The NPC has always had the support and recognition of the IFBB, which oversees international competition and the professional side of the sport, and this has been crucial to our success. The IFBB recognizes only one amateur physique federation per country, and in the United States, the NPC is the amateur arm of the IFBB. All bodybuilders – must win a qualifying NPC show before they can become IFBB professionals”
The IFBB sees the NPC has the strongest amateur physique organization in the world. That’s no small feat considering that more than 160 nations belong to the IFBB.