California’s Biggest IFBB Pro Contest

Bodybuilding 212, Bikini, Men’s Physique, Fitness, Women’s Physique, Classic Physique

The IFBB Pro Show will feature the best athletes in the world from SIX IFBB Pro Divisions including IFBB Bikini, Men’s Physique, Fitness, Classic Physique, Men’s Bodybuilding 212 and Women’s Physique. The event is an Olympia Qualifier.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Pre-Judging will take place at the Expo Main Stage on Saturday and Finals take place at the intimate Beverly O’Neil Theater. Both venues are located on the campus of the Long Beach Convention Center. With just 800 tickets available, IFBB Finals will sell out. Get your tickets early to get the best seats!

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IFBB PRO COMPETITOR INFO

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The IFBB Legion winners will receive a guaranteed invite to the Arnold Classic in 2019. The Arnold Classic is part of the Arnold Sports Fest which is among the largest sporting events in the world boasting more athletes than the Olympics. Taking place in Columbus, Ohio, February 28 – March 3, it is an event not to be missed!

Note that the Arnold Classic does not have the Bodybuilding 212 Division but invitations are offered for IFBB Bikini, IFBB Fitness, IFBB Men’s Physique, IFBB Classic Physique, and IFBB Women’s Physique.

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All IFBB Legion Sports Fest competitors will receive a custom IFBB Track Suit. You must compete to get one, they are not available for purchase!

New colors, designs and one for every competing IFBB pro! When you receive your signed contract, forward it to chris@centerpodium.com with your pant and jacket size.  When you commit by August 1, 2018, we can guarantee your size!

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IFBB Pros Get Paid!

Every IFBB Pro can earn money when they compete in the show just by doing what they do already when they share their contest prep progress. Once you have your contract signed by Jim Manion, forward the contract to chris@centerpodium.com to get your codes to start earning money. Together, we all win!


IFBB Pros

IFBB Contest – September 29, 2018

Thank you for choosing the IFBB Legion Sports Fest – an Olympia Qualifier! We are honored to have you on our stage and are here to assist you in every way possible to assure your experience is both easy and fun!  Here you can find detailed information about the show. If you cannot find the information you are seeking on this page, do not hesitate to email at Chris@CenterPodium.com or call OR Text 775-375-5438.

 

 

IFBB Schedule (Subject to Change)

Saturday, September 29, 2018

  • 9:00 AM – IFBB Check-Ins (open to ticket holders)
  • 1:00 – 5:00 PM IFBB Pre-Judging at the EXPO Bodybuilding Stage
  • 4:30 PM IFBB Pre-Judging Ends (approximately)
  • 7:00 PM Doors Open & Red Carpet (invited celebrities, you’ll be busy pumping up)
  • 7:30 PM IFBB Legion Finals at the Beverly O’Neil Theater located at the Long Beach Convention Center
  • 11:00 PM IFBB Finals End (approximately)

Your Contract to Compete

To obtain your contract, please contact the IFBB Office at ifbbproleague@aol.com. Please copy the IFBB Legion at chris@centerpodium.com  Please tag #LegionSportsFest and @LegionSportsFest in your Instagram posts so that we can share your progress on our pages.

Qualifications

The Legion Sports Fest is an Olympia qualifier. For some divisions, this will mean a direct qualification to the Olympia. All divisions earn points toward the Mr. Olympia Contest. The number of contests, through the year, for a particular division, will determine if a winner has earned points or will go directly to the Olympia. The rules are the same for all IFBB Pro League contests. More details and current Olympia point standings may be found HERE.

The IFBB Legion winners will receive a guaranteed invite to the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio, February 28 – March 3.

Note that the Arnold Classic does not have the Bodybuilding 212 Division. Invitations are offered for IFBB Bikini, IFBB Fitness, IFBB Men’s Physique, IFBB Classic Physique, and IFBB Women’s Physique.

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Cash Purse & Order of Divisions

Fitness
$4,000

  • 1st: $2,500
  • 2nd: $1,000
  • 3rd: $500

Classic Physique
$4,000

  • 1st: $2,500
  • 2nd: $1,000
  • 3rd: $500

Women’s Physique
$4,000

  • 1st: $2,500
  • 2nd: $1,000
  • 3rd: $500

Men’s Physique
$4,000

  • 1st: $2,500
  • 2nd: $1,000
  • 3rd: $500

Bikini
$4,000

  • 1st: $2,500
  • 2nd: $1,000
  • 3rd: $500

Bodybuilding 212
$6,000

  • 1st: $3,000
  • 2nd: $2,000
  • 3rd: $1,000

Track Suits!

Our IFBB Pros looked so good in their custom Built Apparel tracksuits that we are bringing them back for 2018. New colors, designs and one for every competing IFBB pro! When you send in your signed contract, include your pant and jacket size and be sure to copy chris@centerpodium.com. When you commit by August 1, 2018, we can guarantee your size!

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Competition Needs

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.

Tickets & Passes

Backstage Trainer Pass

IFBB Pros will receive one backstage trainer pass at check-in. Please note that these are for trainers only. Professional photography, videography, tanning, and make-up are strictly prohibited and will result in your disqualification.

Tickets

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. We also provide an additional closed general seating section reversed for you, your guest and your trainer. You will be able to sit together to watch the show if you like as tickets are not assigned.

Location

We have arranged discounted rooms at the host venue. You will want to book your room early as inventory is limited. Please visit our hotels page for detailed information.

Returning Champions Complementary Room

If you have won your IFBB division at the Ferrigno Legacy in any prior year, the IFBB Legion will pay for up to 2 nights of your hotel stay at the Renaissance Hotel for the current year when you return to compete. If this applies to you, please email your contract signed by Jim Manion to chris@centerpodium.com. If you are a prior year champion but do not plan on competing, please contact us and we may have opportunities for you.

Routines

See detailed stage routes and stage floor plan in our competitor guide 

Men’s Open Bodybuilding & Classic Physique

Pre-judge will be 60 seconds. Night show will be up to 2 min.

Bikini & Men’s Physique

One pose at the rear of center stage at entry. 2 poses on “X” at front and center of the stage at both pre-judging and finals.

Women’s Physique & Fitness

At Pre-Judging, one pose at the rear of center stage at entry. 2 poses on “X” at front and center of the stage. Women’s Physique will have up to a 2-minute routine at finals, Fitness is allowed up to 3 minutes.

Judges

  • TBD

 

Social Media

If you need logos, photos, videos and more you can find it right here in our Social Media Dropbox. This folder will be updated throughout the year with new images so check back often. We’d like to follow and share your journey, so please hashtag #LegionSportsFest and tag @LegionSportsFest so we can find your posts and repost some of our favorites. Please be sure your page isn’t set to private.

Schedule

Visit the Schedule Page for the full schedule.

Flights & Ground Transportation

Airport Transportation

The closest Airport is Long Beach Airport (LGB). By far the most convenient, located just 10.5 miles from the venue.

Other airport options include Los Angeles Airport (LAX), LA/Ontario Airport (ONT), Bob Hope International Airport Burbank (BUR).

For ground Transportation from Los Angles Click Here.

Ground Transportation

Public Transit is available. More info Here.

FOR SHUTTLES get information Here.

Uber is available from the Airport. We recommend Uber for other transportation for the region.
https://www.uber.com/airports/lgb/

2017 IFBB FERRIGNO LEGACY RESULTS

You can also download the Ferrigno Legacy IFBB Results by clicking HERE.

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