Emerald Cup

Emerald Cup

The 36th Annual 2018 NPC Emerald Cup Championships and Fitness Expo is approaching fast! We have dedicated this page to answer the majority of the Emerald Cup questions you might have.

For those of you flying in, you will fly in to the SeaTac Airport.  The Meydenbauer Center and the Downtown Bellevue Courtyard by Marriott are approximately 20 minutes from the Sea/Tac Airport, depending on the time of day and traffic. Shuttle Express is $34.00 roundtrip for Emerald Cup attendees and competitors, airport to hotel, hotel to airport.  Metro Bus #560 goes from the airport and will let off at the Bellevue transit center which is one block from the hotel. $3.00 each way.  http://metro.kingcounty.gov/  If you are planning on site seeing in Seattle, you might want to rent a car.

The Show

Friday, April 27th is the Fitness, Figure, Men's Classic and Women's Physique Prejudging and Finals. Prejudging begins at 11am and doors to the expo/show will open to the public at 10:30am and close at 4:00pm (approximate). Doors open at 5:45pm. Show starts at 6:30pm.

Judging - 11:00 AM, in order: Fitness Routines, Classic Men’s Physique Over 50, Women’s Physique Over 50, Classic Men’s Physique Over 40, Women’s Physique Over 40, Men’s Classic Physique Over 35, Women’s Physique Over 35, Junior Men’s Classic Physique, Women’s Physique A, Men’s Classic Physique A, Women’s Physique B, Men’s Classic Physique B, Women’s Physique C, Men’s Classic Physique C, Figure Over 50, Men’s Classic Physique D, Figure Over 40 (A & B), Figure Over 35 (A & B), Open Figure A, Figure B, Figure C, Figure D – G (in order).

Finals/Evening Show - 6:30 PM: Fitness Routines, Classic Men’s Physique Over 50, Women’s Physique Over 50, Classic Men’s Physique Over 40, Women’s Physique Over 40, Men’s Classic Physique Over 35, Women’s Physique Over 35, Junior Men’s Classic Physique, Women’s Physique A, Men’s Classic Physique A, Women’s Physique B, Men’s Classic Physique B, Women’s Physique C, Men’s Classic Physique C, Figure Over 50, Men’s Classic Physique D, Figure Over 40 (A & B), Figure Over 35 (A & B), Open Figure A, Figure B, Figure C, Figure D – G (in order).

Saturday, April 28th will host the Bikini, Physique and Bodybuilding competitors. Doors will open to the public at 8:30am with Judging beginning at 9:00am and doors will close at 3:00pm. Doors open for the evening finals at 5:30pm with a pre-show Big Screen Video presentation by Terry Photo at 5:45pm. The OPEN Men’s & Women’s Bodybuilding, Men's and Women’s Physique, and Bikini Finals begin at 6:30pm.

Judging - 9:00 AM, in order:  Masters Men BB Over 70, Masters Men BB Over 60, Masters Men BB Over 50, Masters Men BB Over 40, Junior Men’s Bodybuilding, Mixed Pairs, Bantam Men, Women’s BB, Light Men, Middle Men, Lt. Heavy Men, Heavy Men, Super-Heavy Men, Bikini Fit 50, Men’s Physique, Bikini Fit 45, Men’s Physique 45, Bikini 40, Men’s Physique 40, Bikini Fit 40 (A & B), Men’s Physique 35, Bikini Fit 35 (A & B), Junior Men’s Physique, Bikini A, Men’s Physique A, Bikini B, Men’s Physique B, Bikini C, Men’s Physique C, Bikini D, Men’s Physique D, Bikini E, Men’s Physique E, Bikini F, Men’s Physique F, Bikini G and Bikini H.

Finals/Evening Show - 6:30 PM:  Masters Men BB Over 70, Masters Men BB Over 60, Masters Men BB Over 50, Masters Men BB Over 40, Junior Men’s Bodybuilding, Mixed Pairs, Bantam Men, Women’s BB, Light Men, Middle Men, Lt. Heavy Men, Heavy Men, Super-Heavy Men, Bikini Fit 50, Men’s Physique, Bikini Fit 45, Men’s Physique 45, Bikini 40, Men’s Physique 40, Bikini Fit 40 (A & B), Men’s Physique 35, Bikini Fit 35 (A & B), Junior Men’s Physique, Bikini A, Men’s Physique A, Bikini B, Men’s Physique B, Bikini C, Men’s Physique C, Bikini D, Men’s Physique D, Bikini E, Men’s Physique E, Bikini F, Men’s Physique F, Bikini G and Bikini H.

Expo

The Emerald Cup will feature over 75 Expo Booths and is held in conjunction with each show. Everything – all shows and expo - is contained in the main convention hall at the Meydenbauer Center and all ticket prices include the expo booths.

Under our Emerald Cup menu, you will find everything you need to compete or attend and support your favorite competitor.

2018 Emerald Cup Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Bikini & Physique Championships and Expo