2015 Olympia Qualification Series rules

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, October 28, 2015 – The IFBB Professional League, in conjunction with Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend, announces the 2015 Olympia Qualification Series , a point-based system that determines qualifiers for all Olympia divisions. The Olympia Qualification Series awards points to competitors placing 2nd to 5 th at IFBB Professional League competitions. At the end of the Olympia qualifying season, the five competitors with the highest point totals in the Olympia Qualification Series qualify to compete at the Olympia.

Since the winner of each competition automatically qualifies, no points are awarded for first place. Additionally, competitors placing in the top 5 at the Olympia automatically qualify for the following year.

Points and qualifications in the 2015 Olympia Qualification Series are awarded as follows:
TIER 1 : ARNOLD CLASSIC (USA)
2nd 8 points
3rd 7 points
4 th 6 points
5th 5 points
TIER 2 : ARNOLD CLASSIC (SPAIN), NEW YORK PRO, PRAGUE PRO
2nd 6 points
3rd 5 points
4th 4 points
5th 3 points
TIER 3: ARNOLD CLASSIC (BRAZIL & AUSTRALIA), PITTSBURGH PRO, CHINA PRO
2nd 5 points
3rd 4 points
4th 3 points
5th 2 points
TIER 4: ALL OTHER COMPETITIONS
2nd 4 points
3rd 3 points
4th 2 points
5th 1 point
To view the 2015 Olympia Qualification Series standings, as well as the current qualifiers for the 2015 Olympia, visit IFBBPRO.com, MROLYMPIA.com or NPCNEWSONLINE.com.
Questions regarding the Olympia Qualification Series may be directed to the Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend office at rchang@weiderpub.com.