IFBB Pro Open Bodybuilding, Bikini, Classic Physique, Fitness, Figure, Men’s Physique, Wellness, and Women’s Physique
The Legion Sports Fest includes IFBB Pro Open Bodybuilding, Bikini, Classic Physique, Fitness, Men’s Physique, Wellness, Figure, and Women’s Physique.
IFBB Pro Open divisions are 2023 Olympia qualifier and a $44,500 cash purse. This will mean each athlete placing first in an open division will be qualified for the Mr. Olympia contest in 2023. The details for the qualification system are outlined here.
Cash Purse & Order of Divisions
Top 5 receive medals. Division Order is the same for Pre-Judging and Finals.
Tyler Manion, Head Judge
Sandy Williamson, Head Judge
Bob Cicherillo, MC
Custom Trophies & Medals
34″ tall trophies with a black finish awarded to all division winners. 6″ Solid metal custom medals awarded 1st to 5th place.
All OPEN IFBB Pro Legion Sports Fest competitors will receive a custom Hoodie. Each athletically tailored jacket is valued at $85. You must compete to get one! In addition to the jacket, you will receive a custom gym bag full of gifts from our sponsors.
Once you have sent your contract, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your jacket size. When you commit by August 13, 2023, we can guarantee your size!
PAID PHOTO SHOOTS
Send in your contract EARLY. If we know you are coming we may offer all types of benefits like PAID photo shoots, appearances, and more.
It is also a HUGE help when you commit early. We can let the world know that you’ll be there and we can pack the house. A packed house helps us increase the cash purse and add divisions. Thanks to all the support from our pros in 2021, we were able to add wellness and increase the cash purse this year!
IFBB Pro Open Schedule
Note: Masters competing in both Masters and Open do not need to attend open check-ins.
Friday, October 6, 2023 – CHECK-INS
- IFBB OPEN Mandatory Check-ins located at Meeting Room A7 Located inside the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Across from the Expo Hall 2
- 1:00 PM – Classic Physique
- 1:30 PM – Bodybuilding
- 1:45 PM – Women’s Physique
- 2:00 PM – Fitness
- 2:15 PM – Men’s Physique
- 2:30 PM – Bikini
- 2:45 PM – Wellness
- 3:00 PM – Figure
Sunday, October 8, 2023 – ALL IFBB PRO LEAGUE OPEN DIVISIONS
- 9:30 AM IFBB Pro Open Pre-Judging – Located on the main bodybuilding stage inside the Expo Hall 1C. Access through the expo.
- 5:00 PM Doors Open
- 5:30 PM IFBB Pro Legion Open Finals – Located on the main bodybuilding stage inside the Expo Hall 1C
- 9:00 PM IFBB Finals End (approximately)
IFBB Open Order of Divisions
- Classic Physique
- Women’s Physique
- Men’s Physique
YOUR 2023 CONTRACT TO COMPETE (Register for the IFBB Pro Legion)
To obtain your contract (register), please contact the IFBB Office at email@example.com.
To make your experience as easy as possible, we offer on-site tanning, make-up, hair, and photography. Use our one-stop-shop to get everything you will need.
Help Spread the Word!
Please tag #LSF2023 and @LegionSportsFest in your Instagram posts so that we can share your progress on our page and let your fans know that you are competing! Please be sure your page isn’t set to private.
Tickets & Passes
Backstage Trainer Pass
IFBB Pros can purchase Backstage Trainer Passes at check-ins. Please note that these are for trainers only. Professional photography, videography, tanning, and make-up are strictly prohibited and will result in your disqualification. All coaches need either an NPC or IFBB Pro Card.
Per your contract, you will receive 1 ticket for Pre-Judging and 1 ticket for Finals. These tickets will be picked up at check-in. The tickets are not assigned seating. Your guest Pre-Judging ticket can also access the expo on Saturday and Sunday.
Follow the link below to book your discounted hotel!
American Iron Gym in Reno offers free access to all competitors during the week of the Legion Sports Fest.
Stimulus Health & Fitness in Reno/Sparks offers free access to all competitors during the week of the Legion Sports Fest.
At Pre-Judging, perform one pose at the rear, center stage at entry. 2-3 poses on “X” at the front and center of the stage. Presentations are limited to 30-seconds at Pre-Judging per athlete. Call-outs take place after all of the athletes have completed their opening presentations.
Finals routines shall be 2-minutes or less.
Men’s Open Bodybuilding, Women’s Physique, & Classic Physique
Pre-judging will include 30 seconds of free posing. Finals routines will be up to 90 seconds.
Please send your music to our DJ at firstname.lastname@example.org . Must be “mp3” file format. NO streaming links are allowed…(Apple Music, YouTube, Spotify etc). No explicit lyrics. You can also bring it on USB at check-ins.
Bikini, Wellness, Figure & Men’s Physique
At Pre-Judging, one pose at the rear of center stage at entry. 2-3 poses on “X” at the front and center of the stage. The Pre-Judging portion should be limited to a total of 30 seconds per athlete. Call-outs take place after all of the athletes have completed their opening presentations.
All athletes will present at Finals. Each presentation is limited to 45-seconds or less.
Flights & Ground Transportation
The closest airport is Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO). By far the most convenient, located just 2 miles from the venue.
There are free shuttles from the airport running to our host hotels every 30-minutes.