NPC Salt City Showdown At FitCon Utah

FitCon Utah is proud to announce our first NPC show! The NPC Salt City Showdown will be the premier amateur bodybuilding and physique show in Utah. Our goal is to provide a new and exciting experience for our athletes. We will feature Men’s Bodybuilding, Physique, and Classic Physique, as well as Women’s Physique, Fitness, Figure, and Bikini divisions. NPC Salt City Showdown will create a unique experience with professional AV production, organization, and impressive swag for the competitors. Athletes will have the opportunity to showcase their hard-earned physiques on a professional stage at the best venue in the state of Utah, the Salt Palace.

All NPC competitors will receive one 2-day pass to FitCon Utah included in their registration fees. FItCon Utah is filled with over 300 exhibitor booths, 30+ competitions, and 20+ seminars. It is the largest fitness event in Utah with over 20,000 attendees. The NPC Salt City Showdown will take place on the main stage at FitCon.

NPC Salt City Showdown Divisions/Classes

 Men’s Bodybuilding
(open, novice, masters, teen)

Men’s Physique
(open, novice, masters, teen)

Men’s Classic Physique
(open, novice, teen, master 35+)

Women’s Bikini
(open, novice, masters)

Women’s Physique
(open, novice, masters)

Women’s Fitness

Women’s Figure
(open, novice, masters)

*$100 per class/division & crossover. Prices increase following 4/8/2017.
*Online registration will be shut off on midnight of 4/18/2017
*All registration fees include a two-day pass to FitCon Utah

Schedule Of Events

Friday, April 21 2017

Athlete Check In

Hyatt House Hotel
140 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

2 pm – IFBB Pro

4-6 pm – NPC

Saturday, April 22 2017

Salt City Showdown at the Salt Palace Convention Center

Hall #5 Main Stage


9:00am: FitCon expo opens

9:00am: Athlete Meeting at venue/main stage

10:00am: NPC Pre-judging

12:00pm: IFBB Pro Pre-judging


5:30pm: Doors open to public

6:00pm NPC/IFBB Night show begins

Salt City Showdown NPC Information

2017 NPC Salt City Showdown at FitCon Utah

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Salt Palace Convention Center 100 S West Temple, Hall #5   Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Salt City Showdown is an NPC National Qualifier, Featuring: Men’s Divisions: Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, and Physique. Women’s Divisions: Fitness, Figure, Bikini & Physique Divisions. The Top Three athletes in Bodybuilding, Physique, Bikini and Figure, in each Open class, will qualify for any National Level NPC show for a period of one year, plus the year qualified. The Top Five in Open Figure, Bikini, Men’s and Women’s Physique qualify for Junior USA’s, Jr. Nationals, and North Americans. Fitness and Masters Competitors qualify for all National events, by virtue of competing in this show.

Registration for NPC Salt City Showdown: Cost per class is $100 and includes 2-Day FitCon Expo Pass. Please complete online registration form at Registration Deadline is 4/8/2017. Any registration completed online after 4/8/2017 will incur a late fee of $75, no exceptions.

Qualifications to compete: All athletes must have current NPC membership card. NPC membership for the year is $125.00 and can be purchased ahead of time with credit card at You can also purchase an NPC card at the athlete check in meeting with cash. Your card is valid for the 2017 calendar year only, no matter how many times you compete in NPC sanctioned events. Please note: this cost is separate than registration to compete at the Salt City Showdown.

Awards: Top Five placing in each class will receive awards. Overall Awards will be given for Open Bodybuilding, Open Classic Physique, Open Men’s Physique, Open Figure, Open Bikini, Open Fitness, and Open Women’s Physique divisions.

Mandatory Check-in/Weigh-in is Friday, April 21 at 4pm – 6pm for all NPC Women and Men at the Hyatt House Hotel, located at 140 300 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Competitors will be weighed and/or height measured, assigned athlete numbers, and will check in their music (when applicable). All Masters/Teen Competitors must be the appropriate age by April 22, 2017 in order to compete. Proof of age will be required with state issued driver’s license or a passport. Competitors will also receive NPC Salt City Showdown swag bags, FitCon Expo 2-Day pass, and have the opportunity to purchase show tickets, trainer/coach backstage pass, and professional stage photography.

Competitor Meeting – Saturday, April 22 at 9am Salt Palace, Hall 5, Main Stage. Please use Athlete Entrance located on 300 West, on the West Side of Salt Palace (across from Vivant Smart Home arena). Please remember to wear Athlete credentials every time you enter the venue to avoid inconvenience.

Pre-Judging starts Saturday, April 22 at 10am for NPC competitors. Order for pre-Judging: Women’s Fitness, Women’s Physique, Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique, Men’s Physique, Women’s Figure, Women’s Bikini

IFBB Pro Pre-Judging at 12pm NPC Pre-judging will break and the IFBB Pro Divisions will go on stage. IFBB Pro Men’s Physique will go first, followed by IFBB Pro Bikini. NPC show will resume after IFBB Pro judging.

Finals/Evening Show starts Saturday, April 22 at 6pm. Doors open to the public at 5:30pm. VIP and Reserved seating tickets are available for purchase on (Please note: Entrance on 300 West will be the ONLY entrance to the Finals/Night show for the public and athletes) NPC Awards will begin at 6pm and IFBB Pro Awards will take place at 7pm. Score sheets and feedback from NPC judges will be available at the end of the show.

Guidelines: All competitors will follow NPC rules, guidelines and mandatory poses. The mandatory poses for Men’s Bodybuilding, Men’s Classic Physique, Women’s Physique, Figure, and Fitness found at See rules/regulations for Men’s Physique & Bikini as well.

Music: NO PROFANITY allowed! (Non-compliance will result in disqualification. You are responsible to preview/censor your music before submitting) Competitors must e-mail music ahead of time, as a .wav file to Recorded music must be of high clarity and FitCon LLC reserves the right to refuse music not meeting these standards. All Men’s Bodybuilding, Classic Physique and Women’s Physique competitors will perform their individual routines at the night show, with max limit of 60 seconds.

Host Hotel: Hyatt House Hotel, located at 140 S 300 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Hyatt House features in-room coffee maker, fridge, and microwave in each room, standard. There is a 24-hour fitness center, pool, and complimentary Wi-Fi. We encourage all competitors to book rooms as far in advance as possible as this venue WILL sell out! Salt City Showdown Special Rate of $129-149 depending on room type. Call (801) 359-4020 or book online at Please note: Hyatt House is across the street, and a little south of the Athlete entrance at the Salt Palace venue. Athletes will enter on 300 West, across the street from VIVANT Smart Home Arena.

Definition of a Novice (as defined by NPC Utah) – If an athlete has placed in the Top Ten of any NPC national event, the athlete is no longer considered a Novice. A True Novice is an athlete that has never entered an NPC event. NPC Salt City Showdown will not have “True” novice classes. Please register for Novice if this applies to you.

Please be sure to complete registration for each class in which you plan to compete. Registration Fees are non-refundable, but can be transferred to the 2018 NPC Salt City Showdown in case of emergency.

Backstage access for Trainers & Coaches requires a pass for $75. Those who wish to purchase a backstage pass must also be current member in good standing with NPC. Please take care of both Trainer Passes and NPC memberships for coaches at the Check in meeting if necessary.

Liability Waiver: All competitors will be required to complete and sign a liability waiver in order to compete.

Venue Details

Salt Palace Convention Center Hall 5

100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
*Athletes enter through the North West side of the venue, directly across form Vivint Smart Home Arena along 300 W.

Host Hotel Details

Hyatt House
140 S 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Studio suites & one bedrooms feature a fully equipped stainless kitchen. 

There is a 24-hour fitness center, pool, complimentary Wi-Fi, and breakfast. We encourage all competitors to book rooms as far in advance as possible as this venue WILL sell out! Salt City Showdown Special Rate of $129-149 depending on room type. Call (801) 359-4020 and mentioned FitCon Utah or book online at Please note: Hyatt House is across the street, and a little south of the Athlete entrance at the Salt Palace venue. Athletes will enter on 300 West, across the street from VIVANT Smart Home Arena.

Book Rooms:

Call (801) 359-4020 and mentioned FitCon Utah or book online at

Cutoff Date:

Reservations by attendees must be received on or before March 20, 2017 (“Cutoff Date”) at 12:01am. At the Cutoff Date, SLCXD will review the reservation pickup for the Event, release the unreserved rooms for the general sale, and determine whether it can accept reservations based on a space and rate available basis at the FitCon group rate after this date.

Rates for your event are confirmed as follows.

Room Rates:

Den – $129 (does not include kitchen)
Studio Suite – $139 (includes kitchen)
One Bedroom Suite – $149 (includes kitchen)

Other Amenities:

Complimentary Internet
24-Hour guest market
Full complimentary hot breakfast buffet
Outdoor pool
Fitness center
Outdoor grilling area
Same day dry cleaning
Grocery shopping service
Fully equipped business center

Hotel Address

Hyatt House
140 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 84101,

Tel: +1 801 359 4020 , Fax: +1 801 359 4050

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC): 6 miles from the airport to the hotel

When exiting the airport follow the signs for I-80 heading East.  Follow signs and take ramp for exit 600 south.  At 300 West turn left.  Stay on 300 West heading north for 4 blocks, and hotel will be located on your left hand side.