The Event

Think high end. High-end production, fresh entertainment, the best athletes in the world, and full of non-stop action that anyone can be a part of. A place where you’ll unleash your inner superhero. What’s it like?

FIRST, the SPORTS.
SECOND, Be the ACTION.
THIRD, PARTAKE.
FOURTH, CHILL.

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FIRST, THE SPORTS

The Event is headlined by SIX IFBB PRO Divisions, bringing in the best bodybuilders, classic physique, men’s physique, women’s physique, bikini and fitness athletes in the world. Ms. Olympia Oksana Grishina brings you the OG POLE FITNESS CLASSIC. The West Coast’s authority of powerlfiting brings you the USPA SPORTS FEST OPEN. Strongman Corporation hosts AMERICA’S STRONGEST MAN & WOMAN. The top Fam of slam, Cesar Gracie brings JIU-JITSU, Ready to test your functional fitness? Battleground Events hosts the all-new FALLOUT. ARMWRESTLING by the USAA,  ROLLER DERBY plus a whole lot more!

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SECOND, Be IN the Action

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Even if you don’t compete at the top level a sport there is still lots of options to get in on the action. Get the adrenaline pumping when you compete with a friend in the SWAT Fuel Obstacle Course. Strut your hawtness and compete in “Cali’s Hottest Package” best bod contest. Got strength for days? Test your endurance with “Fail to Win” reps contest or the “Quest Deadlift for Reps” contest. There’s an adventure around every corner!

THE BLACK FRIDAY OF FITNESS! Gold Saturday and Silver Sunday deliver you insane deals on fitness deals of up to 75% off. You’ll basically make money by coming to the Legion! Companies will have select products in limited supply during the first 2-hours of each day. Get in early to get the goods. PLUS, collect our IFBB Superhero trading cards to get in on thousands of dollars of free supplements, gym gear, and NPC show registrations and tickets. Click here for more details.

THIRD, PROGRESS

Look to gain knowledge, be entertained and find some great food? We have you covered with bodybuilding seminars for men and women from the best in the world including Mr. Olympia Dexter Jackson, Mr. Classic Physique Olympia Danny Hester, Mr. Men’s Physique Olympia Mark Anthony, Ms. Olympia Lenda Murray, Ms. Fitness Olympia Oksana Grishina, and Ms. Bikini Olympia Ashley Kaltwasser. Catch the all-new Pole Press Showcase with the top Pole Performers in the world. Plus medical doctors and industry experts in our Fitness Pro Education Series. Don’t miss the Food for Fitness expos and the naughty food trucks!

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Last, CHILL

Long Beach, California

A Fitness Vacation

The only thing that could make it better is the location! The Long Beach Convention Center and our host hotels are located on the Long Beach Pike which is packed with shops and restaurants. Satisfy your inner urbanite at downtown Long Beach’s vibrant waterfront scene. From eclectic neighborhoods to sandy beaches, you’ll find Long Beach to be an urban waterfront playground. Visit museums, tour a 1930s ocean liner and watch sea lions at Long Beach’s aquarium. Enjoy live performances and cruise Naples canals. Spot dolphins at play on your way to Catalina Island.

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About Center Podium

Chris Minnes

Voted best bodybuilding promoter in 2017, Center Podium Productions was founded by Chris Minnes. With a background in event promotion starting back in 1991, Minnes has promoted hundreds of events including concerts, ski events, mt. bike races, and more. Combining his event and customer service background, passion for bodybuilding (he’s an active NPC competitor), Minnes rolled out the first Tahoe Show in 2011. Also produced by Center Podium Productions is the NPC West Coast Classic, Dexter Jackson Classic, NPC Mother Lode and the Tahoe Show.