NPC National Qualifier
Registration is now open for the 2023 NPC Empire Classic. Sign up today at the Entry Form page.
Expo Includes Powerlifting, Strongman and Aerial Artists
Strongman and Powerlifting are back as well as Aerial Artist performances for the first time! The $20 Prejudging and Expo ticket includes access to all strength events as well as the NPC Prejudging session.
Schedule Of Events
Friday, April 21st
6:00-7:00 pm: Mandatory check-in for all NPC athletes at Spokane Convention Center
7:00-7:30 pm: Competitor meeting in auditorium
Friday tanning appointments will take place on site.
Saturday, April 22nd
9:00AM – Strength Expo begins (Powerlifting & Strongman)
10:00AM – NPC PREJUDGING – All Divisions will compete in judging rounds beginning with Men’s classes first, then Women.
Men: Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Men’s Physique & Men’s Physique
Women: Fitness, Women’s Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique, Figure, Wellness & Bikini
4:30PM – FINALS – All Divisions will perform individual routines while being introduced by the emcee. The top 5 placings in each class will be awarded. Order will be the same as for Prejudging.
The Empire Classic Bodybuilding & Fitness Expo takes place at the Spokane Convention Center. Located in Downtown Spokane just 7 miles from the Spokane Airport, the Empire Classic is an easy trip whether you drive or fly.
Spokane Convention Center
334 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201
The Davenport Grand Hotel is offering rates starting at $140 per night. Room rates are subject to change with availability so book early to ensure the best price.
Important Note: Competitors should bring their own linens and blankets if staying at ANY hotel for this event. Please be respectful of hotel linens and furniture. You will be billed for any damages caused by tanning agents. We recommend purchasing the “Cocoon Cotton Travel Sheet” which you can sleep in to prevent damage to bedding.
360 Fitness North Idaho is proud to host another FUN and exciting Strongman event at the Empire Classic!
Empire Classic Powerlifting is back offering a Full Powerlifting event with an option of Bench Press only and Deadlift only! For registration and complete details visit the USAPL Washington page.
Photography & Media
- No video equipment will be allowed in the auditorium
- No professional photography is allowed.
- No soliciting of photo or video services is allowed on the premises.
- No camera bags, tripods and other equipment is allowed in the auditorium. No cameras with detachable lenses
- Spectators who have purchased a ticket are allowed access to the event with one (1) camera only. Camera must be a “Point and Shoot” camera (no detachable lens)
- DREAM TAN AND COOKING SPRAYS (PAM, ETC) ARE PROHIBITED!
Tanning, Makeup & Hair Services
Every show will have a hair and makeup artist available on set. To make an appointment with one of our servicers, please visit our Athlete Services page.