Registration

PARTICIPATION
2018 IFBB Nordic Cup is open for IFBB-affiliated National Federations of the World. The number of competitors participating in these competition is unlimited.

FINAL ENTRY FORM

REGISTRATION
The official arrival day is Friday, October 5th, 2018. The Registration will be held on Friday at the Lahti Fair Centre Congress rooms (location of Nordic Fitness Expo) from 16:00 to 20:00. Registration of athletes will only be considered if they are recommended or entered by the National Federation of the athlete by sending the Final Entry Form including their names directly to:

The deadline for sending the Final Entry Form is October 2nd, 2018 (Monday). The final decision to allow an athlete to compete in this event rests with the IFBB.

All athletes will have to produce their Passport and IFBB International Card at the Registration. Any athlete who has not yet purchased this IFBB International Card will have to buy one at the Registration. IFBB Cards cost EUR €30 per year and are mandatory.

REGISTRATION FEE
The IFBB registration fee of EUR €200 per athlete has to be paid by PayPal or credit / debit card (www.ifbb.com/competition-registration/) no later than October 2nd, 2018. Then, this possibility will be closed. If paying at the Registration in Lahti on October 6th, 2018, an extra fee of EUR €50 per participant will be charged. Please add your name during online payment and bring a copy of your payment confirmation to the Registration.
If an athlete wants to participate in the second category (like master or junior in a senior open class also), the registration fee for this second category is additional EUR €50.

We strongly encourage you to register early and make the appropriate arrangements to compete in Lahti, Finland. Hotels will be booked up quickly as this is a very, very popular event.

POSING MUSIC:
All posing music must be on an audio CD only. The posing music must also be at the start of the CD. Each competitor must affix his/her name on the CD for easy identification. CDs with posing music will be collected at the Registration. The use of profane, vulgar and offensive language is strictly prohibited in the posing music.

JUDGES
To be taken into consideration during selection of judges panels at the competition, IFBB International Judges must be included in the FINAL ENTRY FORM sent by National Federations, according to the IFBB Rules. For more information, please contact Mr. Pawel Filleborn, Chairman of the IFBB Judges Committee, under address: pawelfilleborn@gmail.com

All international judges must bring their International Judge’s Cards to Lahti.

IFBB International Judges must have a valid IFBB Judge’s Card with the IFBB yearly judges fee of EUR €50 paid for 2018. This fee may also be paid at the competition in Lahti. To be included in the panels, all judges must be present at the Team Managers and Judges Meeting to be held on Friday, 20:00 hrs at Lahti Fair Centre Congress rooms (location of Nordic Fitness Expo).

SECRETARIAT
The Organizing Committee will maintain a Secretariat at the Official Hotel, from 14:00 to 21:00 on an official arrival day October 5. You may obtain information and assistance from the Secretariat. On weekend the Secretariat will be placed Lahti Fair Centre at Nordic Fitness Expo, near the Main Entrance at INFO booth.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO COMPETITORS
Each athlete participating in the championship will be provided with a badge at the registration. This badge allows daily admission to the Nordic Fitness Expo.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
All the costs for traveling, hotel accommodations, transportation to and from the airport, as well as meals, are on responsibilities of the National Federations or individual athletes. Check with your National Federation for more information.