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The 2014 Emerald Cup Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Bikini & Physique Championships and 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 currently a $38.00 flat rate each way 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.

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Hotel

The 2014 Emerald Cup Host Hotel is sold out! We have secured 2 more fantastic hotels for you. Each have their own appeal depending on what you are needing. The Coast Bellevue is walking distance from the Meydenbauer and offers a free shuttle. The Marriott Residence Inn is a couple blocks farther but has kitchenettes. Both are wonderful hotels and both have a special Emerald Cup pricing for you! Below is complete information for each hotel. We suggest you make your reservations as soon as possible to guarantee a room!

Coast Bellevue Hotel

The Bellevue Coast Hotel is offering Emerald Cup attendees $99.00 per night if you mention the Emerald Cup. This is a great hotel that is directly across the freeway from the Meydenbauer (you can walk, but it’s a couple of blocks) AND they offer free shuttle service to and from the venue – and around Bellevue! You can call them directly at the front desk (recommended) at 425-455-9444 or book online!

COAST HOTEL FEATURES & AMENTITIES:

*Complimentary High-Speed Internet Access
*Complimentary Business Center
*Complimentary Local Calls and 1 – 800 Phone Access
*300 Thread Count Sheets – Triple Sheeted
*Green Hotel Program
*Complimentary Continental Breakfast
*Complimentary Wine Hour
*Complimentary Shuttle Service Within a 5 Mile Radius of the Hotel
*Complimentary Exercise Facility On-site
*Complimentary parking
*Full Service Restaurant On-site with Room Service
*Upgraded Bathroom Amenities, refrigerator in room
*In-Room Coffee and Tazo Teas
*In-Room Movies

Our welcoming lobby sparkles as never before and guests can enjoy complimentary Continental Breakfast service in the restaurant. Our sumptuous guest rooms are fresh and ready to embrace you with enhanced amenities. We hope to welcome you soon and invite you to join us for our manager’s wine reception on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the lobby.

Website: www.coasthotels.com

The Coast Bellevue Hotel is now on Facebook! Become a fan on Facebook!

Residence Inn Seattle Bellevue/Downtown

605 114th Ave Se, Bellevue • (425) 637-8500

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bvuri-residence-inn-seattle-bellevue-downtown/

Mention Emerald Cup Bodybuilders for the $120.00 group rate. Last day to book this rate is March 26th, 2014.

Click here to go directly to make an online reservation!

• Residence Inn Seattle Bellevue/Downtown for 120 USD per night

Venue

The venue is the Meydenbauer Center. The address is: 11100 NE 6th St., Bellevue, WA 98004.  Call 425-637-1020 for current parking garage pricing or check the Meydenbauer Center website

The Expo and the show are all contained in the main convention hall and the ticket prices include both. There is no separate price for either one, they include each other. Powerlifting events are on the 4th floor and are included with the $20.00 general admission price.

Bellevue is just 20 minutes from Seattle. There are a lot of sites to visit. The Space Needle, Pike Place Market, the Waterfront, and EMP (Experience Music Project) are some of the most popular attractions for those of you wanting to make this a vacation.


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The Show

Friday, April 25th is the Fitness & Figure and ALL Masters Prejudging and Finals & Pro Powerlifting Event.  Prejudging begins at 11:00am and doors to the expo/show will open to the public at 10:45am and close at 3:00pm.  Tickets are $20.00 general admission.  Powerlifting event  starting at 12:00 noon is included in admission price.  Evening Finals Reserved tickets are $40.00, $35.00 & $30.00.  Doors open at 5:15 pm.  Pre-show big Screen Video presentation by Terry Photo at 5:20pm.  Show starts at 6:00pm.  Guest performer IFBB Fitness Pro Eileen Wells.
 
Saturday, April 26th will host the Bikini, Physique and Bodybuilding competitors & Pro Powerlifting Event. Competitor meeting for all Saturday competitors begins at 8:00am and doors will open to the public at 8:45 am with Judging beginning at 9:00am.  Tickets are $20.00 General Admission. Powerlifting event  starting at 9:00am is included in admission price.  Doors open for the evening finals at 5:00 pm with a pre-show Big Screen Video presentation by Terry Photo at 5:20pm. The OPEN Men’s & Women’s Bodybuilding, Men's and Women’s Physique, and Bikini Finals begin at 6:00pm.  Guest inlcude Hand Balancing by the Atlas Brothers, IFBB Men's Bodybuilding Pro Shawn "Flexatron" Rhoden and MC Kim Farrison.  Finals tickets are reserved seating, $40.00, $35.00, and $30.00.

Tickets

Tickets are now on sale and GREAT seats are still available!

Advance tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets.

Tickets will be available at the door, CASH ONLY!

 

Friday, April 25th 

Fitness, Figure, Pro Figure and Masters Classes for ALL divisions - Bikini Fit Body, Masters Men’s & Women’s Physique, Masters Men Bodybuilding.

Prejudging starts at 11:00am, $20.00 General Admission. Judging: 11:00 AM, in order – Fitness Routines, Men’s Physique Over 50, Bikini Fit Body Over 50, Men’s Physique Over 40, B.F.B. Over 40, M.P. Over 35, B.F.B. Over 35, Masters BB Over 70, Masters Women’s Physique Over 50, M.M.BB Over 60, W.P. Over 35, M.M. BB Over 50, Fitness two-piece, Figure Over 50, M.M. BB Over 40, Figure Over 40 A & B, Figure Over 35, Hit Emerald Cup IFBB Professional Figure Championships. Open Figure A – G. 

Evening Finals will begin at 6:00pm, $40, $35.00 & $30.00 reserved seating.  Fitness Routines, Men’s Physique Over 50, Bikini Fit Body Over 50, Men’s Physique Over 40, B.F.B. Over 40, M.P. Over 35, B.F.B. Over 35, Masters BB Over 70, Masters Women’s Physique Over 50, M.M.BB Over 60, W.P. Over 35, M.M. BB Over 50, Fitness two-piece, Figure Over 50, M.M. BB Over 40, Figure Over 40 A & B, Figure Over 35, Hit Emerald Cup IFBB Professional Figure Championships. Open Figure A – G.  Same order as judging.

Saturday, April 26th

Open Bikini, Open Men’s & Women’s Physique, Pro Women’s Physique and Open Men’s Bodybuilding

Prejudging will take place at 9:00am, $20.00 General Admission.  In order: Junior Men’s Bodybuilding, Mixed Pairs, Bantam Men, Women’s BB, Men’s BB – light, Women’s Physique A, Men’s BB – Middle, Women’s Physique B, Men’s BB – Lt. Heavy, Heavy, Super-Heavy, IFBB HIT Pro Women’s Physique, Bikini A, Men’s Physique A, Bikini B, Men’s Physique B, Bikini C, Men’s Physique  C, Bikini D, Men’ Physique D, Bikini E, Men’s Physique E.

Finals Saturday Evening April 26th  start at 6:00pm.  Tickets are $40.00, $35.00 and $30.00 reserved seating.  In order: Junior Men’s Bodybuilding, Mixed Pairs, Bantam Men, Women’s BB, Men’s BB – light, Women’s Physique A, Men’s BB – Middle, Women’s Physique B, Men’s BB – Lt. Heavy, Heavy, Super-Heavy, IFBB HIT Pro Women’s Physique, Bikini A, Men’s Physique A, Bikini B, Men’s Physique B, Bikini C, Men’s Physique  C, Bikini D, Men’ Physique D, Bikini E, Men’s Physique E. (Same order as judging.)

Tickets (as available) can also be purchased at the door, cash only, the day of the event. 

Guest Performers

Friday April 25th Finals will feature IFBB Fitness Pro Eileen Wells and Guest MC TV & Movie personality Mike O’Hearn.  Saturday April 26th Finals will feature The Amazing Atlas Brothers, IFBB Men’s Bodybuilding Pro Shawn “Flexatron” Rhoden and MC Kim Farrison.

Powerlifting Event

Professional and Amateur divisions.  Friday April 25th & Saturday April 26th.  $20.00 general admission each day includes powerlifting, expo booths and physique judging.  Complete information can be found at http://hardcorepowerlifting.com/

Women's Classic Barbell Lifting Championship, with $2000 in cash prizes, will be held Friday April 25th, 10am to 4pm. For complete details, visit http://hardcorepowerlifting.com.

Expo

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

Photography Services

Famed Northwest Physique Photographer Mark Mason will be the Official Contest Photographer and Videographer. Mark is making his photographic services available to all competitors. Complete information about the photograph packages available can be found at Mark's website. Remember the fun you had at the Emerald Cup with a commemorative DVD. Contact Mark directly via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through his website for further information or to schedule a gym or studio shoot.

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Competitor Information

Click here for complete competitor information

Up to the Minute

Make sure to check out the different competitors blogging on our site http://www.craigproductions.com/blogs/ They will help keep you inspired and motivated!

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We want you to have the best experience possible as you prepare for your division until the time you reach your goal and step out on the 2014 Emerald Cup stage! We are looking forward to having you in the show and we thank you for your support of the 2014 Emerald Cup Bodybuilding, Physique, Fitness, Figure & Bikini Championships, Powerlifting Events & Expo!!!

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