Date and Venue Change for 2022

Due to an unexpected change in venue availability, the Northwest Natural will now be held on Friday, November 4th at the Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, WA. More details coming soon!


Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 3rd

CHECK-IN: All athletes MUST check-in on Thursday, November 3rd by 7:00pm.

5:00-7:30pm – Check-In for all divisions
7:00-7:30pm – Competitor Meeting
After check-in is complete, the roster will be updated with height divisions for each class.

Friday, November 4th

Start Time TBD – Prejudging for all classes begins in this order:
  • Bodybuilding – Masters, Novice, Open Men
  • Classic Physique – Masters, Junior, True Novice, Novice, Open
  • Men’s Physique – Masters, True Novice, Novice, Open
  • Women’s Physique – Masters, Novice, Open
  • Figure – Masters, True Novice, Novice, Open
  • Wellness – Masters, True Novice, Novice, Open
  • Bikini – Masters, True Novice, Novice, Open
Start Time TBD – Finals for all classes begins, same order as judging

The Ironman Natural is a Drug-Tested National Qualifier, with a two year testing period from the date of the show. Testing is random through Polygraph, beginning on Friday evening October 1st, during registration.

  • ANABOLIC STEROIDS including but not limited to bolasterone, boldenone (Equipoise), chloroxomesterone (dehydrochlormethyltesterone), clostebol, fluoxymesterone (Halotestin), mesterolone, methandienone (Dianabol), methanolone, methyltestlosterone, nandrolone (Deca), norethandrolone, oxandrolone (Anavar), oxymetholone (Anadrol), stanozolol (Winstrol), testosterone and all other related compounds.
  • TESTOSTERONE/EPITESTOSTERONE RATIO.  The T/E ratio is used to measure the presence of exogenous testosterone or illicit elevation of testosterone levels.  Any T/E ratio in excess of 6:1 is ruled as positive on any follow up urine test
  • GROWTH HORMONES (PHARMACEUTICAL HGH, HCG and any other related compound).
  • PRESCRIPTION DIURETICS (Lasix, Aldactone, Dyazide or any other prescription weight-loss substance used for bodybuilding purposes, even physician-prescribed.)
  • MUSCLE IMPLANTS OF ANY KIND (including synthol)

No testing will be done for pro-hormones or Ephedra.  Polygraph results are final! Note: The testing will begin at the check-in and all competitors must be available for testing.  Any athlete who does not check-in and make themselves available for drug testing on Friday evening will be automatically disqualified.  Any athlete who refuses testing or leaves before testing is completed will be automatically disqualified.  Under no circumstances will refunds be given for entries, tickets or other event related expenses if an athlete is disqualified.

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)
Mark Mason

Mark Mason


Famed Physique Photographer Mark Mason will be the Official on-stage Contest Photographer and Videographer. Contact Mark directly for further information or to schedule a gym or studio shoot with the following links:

Carl Richardson

Carl Richardson


Carl Richardson will be shooting back stage and paparazzi photos as well as scheduled gym photo shoots.  All of the back-drop Facebook photos for our events are courtesy of Carl.

To arrange a shoot, contact him by email.