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Grand Sierra Resort, Grand Theater | NPC National Qualifier



The UFC GYM RENO, NPC Mother Lode is a visual extravaganza! The show hearkens back to before the Golden Days of bodybuilding to a time when muscles could only be found at freak shows and on the inside of dirty red and white striped tents. With a production unlike any other, we have spared no expense to give you an experience that is worthy your hard work.

The opening act includes aerialists, gymnastics, light show, music, smoke, and Olympians; it WILL BLOW YOUR MIND! Ms. Olympia, Oksana Grishina, will bring you an original, mind-blowing performance as in THIS VIDEO when she performed at the 2018 NPC Mother Lode.


Register onsite at the GSR Sports Book to compete and qualify for Arnold Classic Armwrestling.  Plus catch the celebrity Challenge Match at the NPC finals!USAA Reno Nevada Armwrestling

The show ends with a dramatic decision that will send just TWO of our SEVEN overall winners to Canada to compete for their IFBB Pro Cards. With all that is in store to entertain, you will have to see to believe! Buy your tickets early to reserve the best seats!

After the show, Be sure to join us for the after party hosted by Mr. Olympia, Mark Anthony, at LEX Nightclub located a few feet from the showroom. Get your VIP Table lined up before they sell out!

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Friday, April 12, 2019

5:00 – 6:30 PM Registration and weigh/height-in for Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, Women’s Physique, and Fitness. Located in Nevada Room on the lower level.
6:15 PM All Competitor MANDATORY meeting. Located in Nevada Room on the lower level.
7:00 – 8:00 PM Registration and height-in for Bikini, Figure and Men’s Physique. Located in Nevada Room on the lower level.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

9:00 AM Doors open to the public for Pre-Judging for all NPC Divisions at the Grand Showroom
10:00 AM Pre-Judging
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM USAA Armwrestling Weigh-ins at the Sports Book
1:00 – 7:00 PM USAA Arm Wrestling Competition at the Sports Book
5:00 PM Doors open for NPC finals and Arm Wrestling Challenge Match at the Grand Showroom
6:00 PM Finals for all NPC Divisions and Arm Wrestling Challenge Match. ***OPEN Overall winners, stay to the end of the show to for group photo and to see who won the trip to the Vancouver Show, IFBB Pro Qualifier.
10:00 PM After-party at LEX Nightclub with Mr. Olympia Mark Anthony. Complimentary VIP entry for competitors. Exclusive VIP for Overall winners!

Order of Classes

Same for Pre-Judging & Finals

Fitness Routines
Figure Masters’ Over 45+
Figure Masters’ Over 35+
Figure A
Figure B
Figure C
Figure D
Figure Overall
Teen Classic Physique
Classic Physique Masters 35+
Classic Physique Novice
Classic Physique A
Classic Physique B
Classic Physique C
Classic Physique D
Classic Physique Overall
Women’s Physique A
Women’s Physique B
Women’s Physique Overall
Men’s Bodybuilding Masters’ 60+
Men’s Bodybuilding Masters’ 50+
Men’s Bodybuilding Masters’ 40+
Men’s Novice Bodybuilding Light
Novice Bodybuilding Heavy
Men’s Bodybuilding Novice Overall
Men’s Open Bodybuilding Lightweight
Men’s Open Bodybuilding Middle
Men’s Open Bodybuilding Light Heavy
Men’s Open Bodybuilding Heavy
Men’s Open Bodybuilding Super Heavy
Men’s Open Overall
Teen Bikini
Bikini Masters’ 45+
Bikini Masters’ 35+ (A)
Bikini Masters’ 35+ (B)
Bikini Masters’ 35+ (C)
Bikini Masters’ 35+ Overall
Bikini Novice A
Bikini Novice B
Bikini Novice C
Novice Bikini Overall
Bikini A
Bikini B
Bikini C
Bikini D
Bikini E
Bikini F
Bikini Overall Men’s Physique Teen
Men’s Physique Masters‘ 50+
Men’s Physique Masters‘ 45+
Men’s Physique Masters‘ 35+
Men’s Physique A
Men’s Physique B
Men’s Physique C
Men’s Physique D
Men’s Physique E
Men’s Physique F
Men’s Physique Overall

Competitor Prep Information
USAA Reno Nevada Armwrestling
NPC National Physique Committee bodybuilding calendar of shows
UFC Gym Reno Nevada Bodybuiling Gym Contest Prep
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With more than 1,900 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, access to an 80,000-square-foot casino, a large selection of restaurants, cafés, bars, and lounges, the Grand Sierra Resort provides an inclusive, never-have-to-leave experience. The discount code may be used by anyone attending the show.

Booking Cutoff Date
Discount reservation valid through MARCH 11, 2019


  • Starting at $45 Weekday, $200 Weekends

The Resort Fee includes the following goods and services:

  • Unlimited use of the swimming pool (seasonal) and a fitness center.
  • In-room wireless internet and local calls
  • Two (2) bottles of water per day in room
  • Round trip transportation to and from Reno Tahoe International Airport via shuttle
  • Self and Valet Parking
Triple and Quad occupancy rates are $25.00 per person over the quoted rate.
Rate, quoted above, for single or double occupancy. All rooms are subject to thirteen percent (13%) Washoe County Room Tax, a daily resort fee plus tax, and a daily $2.00 tourism surcharge fee (all items subject to change).

Grand Theater

NPC Mother Lode Grand Sierra Resort Stage

The Grand Theater is stunning in every detail. The fully remodeled 3,000 seat show room includes the world’s biggest stage. Seem only appropriate for the some of the world’s biggest physiques. When you step on the NPC Mother Lode stage, you will be on a stage worth of your hard wok.


Mark Anthony IFBB Mr Olympia Mens Physique LEX Mother Lode After PartyStep on the Red Carpet with Mr. Olympia, Mark Anthony! After the NPC Mother Lode, we’ll be heading next door to LEX for the Official After Party Hosted by Mark Anthony. You can even jump on the Red Carpet with Mark and get some pics! Our 2018 after party was off the hook, packed with top IFBB Pros including THREE winners of the Mr. Olympia, Mark Anthony, Latorya Watts, and Oksana Grishina. You never know who will show up!

LEX Nightclub is an unprecedented nightlife venue in Northern Nevada, rivaling the country’s top nightlife venues in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York. Outfitted with the state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems, luxurious VIP table settings and a glass dance floor above the water feature, LEX Nightclub is the place to be and be seen.




2500 E 2nd St, Reno, NV 89595

Complimentary Shuttle

The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino is proud to provide a complimentary shuttle for our hotel guests to and from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The hotel/venue is located 2.5 miles and 8 minutes drive time from the airport.

Shuttle Details

Who: All hotel guests arriving and departing from the Grand Sierra Resort and casino.
Where: Shuttle pick-up and drop-off is located at the front desk in the porte-cochere.
When: Shuttle service runs 4:15am-12:15 AM every day, with a shuttle approximately every 15 minutes.


VIP Tickets

VIP Tickets give you access to BOTH Pre-Judging and Finals with one price. The best value and best seats compared to all ticket options. Seats will be assigned from front/center outward with the first ticket orders placed getting the premier spots. You will skip the box office and go directly to the VIP line.


Buy now
Pre-Judging is where the action happens. Watch the athletes live judged.
See how your eye stacks up to the judge’s and try to predict who will win. Book Online and choose your own seats! Doors at 9:00 AM. Show at 10:00 AM.

Finals Tickets

buy now
See the routines and find out who will go home with the gold!
Book Online and choose your own seats! Doors at 5:00 PM. Show at 6:00 PM


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