What are the requirements?

  • Open to all Competitors who possess a current INBF card which can be obtained through the INBF website at  https://www.worldnaturalbb.com/join-inbf-2/.  The cost is $74 and must be done prior to the show. Must be 10 years drug free from the date of show. Pro card winners must also submit to a urinalysis after they come off stage as required by INBF rules.
  • Passing the lie detector (polygraph) that needs to be done prior to stepping on stage.
  • Email Myra at esscteam@aol.com to schedule your polygraph test.

Can I earn my WNBF pro card at The INBF Empire State Cup?

  • Yes, the overall winners of the Men's Open, Ms Fit Body, and Figure divisions will earn a WNBF Pro as long as there is 8 or more competitors in their class and their urinalysis is cleared of any banned substances.

What are the competition suit requirements?

  • We create the Divisions and Judging Page to answer suit questions as well as poses required.

How long is the night routine for men's / women's bodybuilding?

    A maximum of 60 seconds will be allowed for each competitor with music to display their overall physique, conditioning, individuality, and creativity with their presentation. Props may be used and are encouraged. Routines are only performed in the evening.
  • More details on the bodybuilding division including mandatory poses can be found over on the bodybuilding criteria page.

Is there a hotel that is offering a discount for competitors?

  • The Double Tree by Hilton and has been very kind to us by offering a competitor rate of $129.00 / night. Rooms are standard with either a queen or king bed. All rooms include a refrigerator, microwave, with wifi and buffet style breakfast
  • Contact person and promo code can be found over on our Host Hotel Page.

What should I expect the day of competition?

  • We created this simple check list for competitors to reference when prepping for a bodybuilding and figure competition
  • We also plan to have competitor meetings an hour before each show goes on.