1st Annual Shawn Ray Colorado Pro/Am Classic!

The 1st Annual, Shawn Ray's Colorado Pro/Am Classic presented by Vyo-Tech Nutritionals and held in Denver, Colorado will take place May 12-13, 2006.

arrow Where:

  • Convention Center (information)
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Phone: 303-228-8000
  • Fax: 303-228-8104

arrow When:

  • May 12-13, 2006.

arrow Events:

  • IFBB Men's Pro Bodybuilding & Women's Pro Figure Campionships
  • NPC Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure, Master, Novice and Open
  • See Complete Schedule Of Events: Go here.

arrow Hotel, Tickets, & Entry Forms:

arrow Competitor List:

*Note: This list is not final and can change at any time. (updated: 5/09/06)

    IFBB Pro Men:

    1. Darrem Charles
    2. Phil Heath
    3. Bill Willmore
    4. Marcus Haley
    5. Jason Arntz
    6. George Farah
    7. Frank Roberson
    8. Ahmad Haidar
    9. Ed Van Amsterdam
    10. David Henry
    11. Manfred Petautschnig
    12. Miguel Filho
    13. Johnny Moya
    14. Evgeny Mishin
    15. Martin Kjellstrom
    16. Thomas Benagli
    17. Pica Gian Enrico
    18. Zoran Vejic
    19. Derik Farnsworth
    20. Eryk Bui
    21. Gary Strydom
    22. Ken Jones
    23. Edson Prado
    24. Troy Alves
    25. Ben Samimi
    26. JoJo Ntiforo
    27. Oliver Adzievski
    28. Jeff "BOX" Long
    29. Fabrizio Zittucro

    IFBB Pro Figure:

    1. Jenny Lynn
    2. Tara Scotti
    3. Christine Pomponio-Pate
    4. Valerie Waugaman
    5. Alexis Ellis
    6. Jeanette Freed
    7. Zhanna Rotar
    8. Liane Seiwald
    9. Debbie Leung
    10. Carla Sanchez
    11. Lisbeth Halikka
    12. Pauline Nordin
    13. Barbara Englesman
    14. Jennifer Becerra
    15. Bernadette Galvan
    16. Lynsey Beattie
    17. Mascha Tieken
    18. Alejandra Abdala
    19. Alana Hernanadez
    20. Inga Neverauskaite
    21. Andrea Dumon
    22. Marcy Porter

arrow Prizes:

  • BIGGEST Pro Prize Money behind the "O" and the Arnold Classic
  • Fitness EXPO Friday & Saturday
  • Raffle Prizes for the Fans!

  • * (Flat Screen TV, Resort Hotel Gift Packages, Spa Treatments, Tanning Gift Certificates, Dinner for 2, iPod's, Cell Phones, Gym Memberships, VIP Mr. Olympia Weekend Package and more...!)
    Sponsor Gift Bags
  • Gaspari Nutrition: $250.00
  • EST Nutrition: $250.00
  • VYO TECH Nutritionals: $250.00
  • Egg Whites Int: $250.00
  • Darque Tanning Salon: 6mo or 1yr Membership
  • Muscle & Fitness: 1 Yr Subscription
  • Flex Magazine: 1 Yr Subscription
  • Muscular Development: 1Yr. Subscription
  • Muscle Magazine Int: 1 Yr Subscription
  • Iron Man Magazine: 1 Yr Subscription
  • 2 Cell Phones: Sprint / Nextel
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Lap Top Note Book CP
  • 2 Ipods
  • Gift Certificates: Nike Town, Cheesecake Factory, Morton's Steakhouse, ESPN ZONE, Rock Bottom Grill, Virgin Records, Barnes n Nobles Book Store, Movie Theater, Rockies Baseball TixPortable DVD Player
  • 2 Night @ Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with Dinner for 2.
    Men's Prize Money
    * 1st: $25,000.00
    * 2nd: $10,000.00
    * 3rd: $5,000.00
    4th: $4,000.00
    5th: $3,000.00
    6th: $1,000.00
    7th: $1,000.00
    8th: $1,000.00
    9th: $1,000.00
    10th: $1,000.00

    * Top 3 Qualify for Mr. Olympia
    * $10,000.00 Best Presentation Award

    Pro Figure Prize Money
    * 1st: $5,000.00
    * 2nd: $3,000.00
    * 3rd: $2,000.00
    4th: $1,000.00
    5th: $1,000.00

    * Top 3 Qualify for Ms. Figure Olympia

    Strongman Awards & Prizes:
    1st Place presented by Joe Mies of BOSS Sports Science
    $750.00 Value Pack

    2nd Place presented by Brad Fox of Twin Lab
    $500.00 Value Gift Pack

    3rd Place presented by Scott Movic of EPIC Nutrition - 5 Tetra
    $200.00 Value Gift Pack

arrow Sponsors:

Thanks to the sponsors who have committed to making the show a success. If you're interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact us today.

    Presenting Sponsors:
    ACF - AmericanChampionshipsFighting: "So Real... It Hurts!"
    Bob O'Leary "BOSS" Sports Science

    Title Sponsors:
    Vyo-Tech™ Nutritionals: One Life, One Body, One Choice.

    Host Sponsors:
    Hydroderm™, Beverly Hills

    Sponsors:
    Bodybuilding.com
    Egg Whites International
    TLT, Inc: The Lee Thompson Group
    Muscle Milk

    Co Sponsors:
    Pro Bodybuilding Weekly
    Flex
    Gaspari Nutrition
    Max Muscle: Sports Nutrition
    Axis Labs
    ESPN Zone
    MuscleMag
    Muscular Development
    Strength & Honor
    Lord's Gym
    EST: Engineered Sports Technology
    Twinlab
    World Gym
    Jarrow Formulas
    Body Rock
    Maaliki Motors
    The Lasik Spa
    Xyience
    The Point Athletic Club
    IFBB
    NPC
    NPC
    Lift Studios
    Mak Attack: Fitness Wear
    APT Pro
    Five Tetra
    Iron Man
    MuscleBobble
    Jef Taylor
    NPC News Online
    Sprint PCS
    Adam's Mark: the hotel of Denver
    Ticket West
    Colorado Governor's Council for Physical Fitness

arrow Denver, Colorado - Facts And Information:

    A few facts on the city of Denver.
  • Denver has the nation's largest city park system, with more than 200 parks within city limits and 20,000 acres of parks in the nearby mountains -- an area larger than all of Manhattan Island.
  • Denver has 300 days of bright sunshine a year -- more annual hours of sun than San Diego or Miami Beach.
  • Denver International Airport is the nation's largest -- 53 square miles, an area so large it could hold the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and Chicago O'Hare Airport combined.
  • Denver is a "sports capital," with all four Major League sports (NHL Colorado Avalanche, NBA Denver Nuggets, NFL Denver Broncos, Major League Baseball's Colorado Rockies), as well as two professional soccer teams.

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arrow Ticket Information:

    Tickets are now available through TicketsWest.

    Prejudging - Friday, May 12, 2006, 6:00 PM
    Price: $20.00 to $35.00
    Click here to purchase prejudging tickets.

    Prejudging - Saturday, May 13, 2006, 9:00 AM
    Price: $20.00 to $35.00
    Click here to purchase prejudging tickets.

    Finals - Saturday, May 13, 2006, 6:00 PM
    Price: $30.00 to $95.00
    Click here to purchase finals tickets.

    Held at the Colorado Convention Center
    The Lecture Hall at the Colorado Convention Center features 5,000 fixed stadium style seats and has been designed as one of the most dynamic venues of its kind. This venue offers the best possible acoustics for concerts, shows and family spectaculars. For conventions and meetings the Lecture Hall has tremendous flexibility. It can be used for general session presentations or for concurrent sessions. It can be divided into three sections via a sound-proof, airwall system.

    The full-service backstage offers individual dressing rooms, chorus dressing rooms, show offices and a greenroom. The Lecture Hall has its own loading dock with two end-load bays with one having side-load access.

    The Lecture Hall includes state-of-the-art house sound and lighting. The main stage is 50 feet deep by 100 feet wide with a removable thrust. The tension grid system can accommodate rigging points virtually any where over the stage area.

arrow Entry Form Information:

    The 2006 Frantz Fitness / Pelican Lakes Strongest Man in the Rockies
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    Click here for the STRONGEST MAN Entry)

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    The Colorado Machado BJJ Association President David Ruiz Presents 1st Annual Submission Grappling Classic
    (Click here Grappling entry )

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    THE 2006 NPC VYO TECH SHAWN RAY COLORADO PRO/AM CLASSIC NPC BODYBUILDING & FIGURE CHAMPIONSHIPS

    Men's Masters, Men's & Women's Open Bodybuilding, Women's Figure Contest Details: (Scroll down for Printable Entry Form)

      * NATIONAL QUALIFIER!
      * OVERALL WINNERS RECEIVE EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT TO '06 JR. NATIONALS IN CHICAGO!
      * 4 HEIGHT CLASSES IN FIGURE!
      * MEN'S MASTERS 35-40, 40-45, 45+ CLASSES!
      * EMCEED BY ARNOLD CLASSIC EMCEE, CLINT RICHARDS!
      * THURSDAY NIGHT CHECK-IN / WEIGH-IN AT THE HOST HOTEL!
      * HOST HOTEL: Adams Mark/Downtown Denver
      NPC SANCTION # 8609

    VYOTECH SHAWN RAY CLASSIC NPC BODYBUILDING
    CONTEST DETAILS:
    DATE: May 11-13, 2006

    TIMES:

      Thurs., May 11, 6-8 pm Check-In Weigh-In for all competitors at Adams Mark Hotel
      Fri., May 12, Late Check-In / Weigh-In, 7-9 am, at Host Hotel,
      BODYBUILDING Fri., May 12, Prejudging meeting at CCC Lecture Hall, 5:30 pm, BODYBUILDING Fri., May 12, Prejudging 7:00 pm,
      FIGURE Sat., May 13, Prejudging meeting at CCC Lecture Hall 7:30 am,
      FIGURE Sat., May 13, Prejudging 9:00 am,
      BODYBUILDING & FIGURE Sat., May 13, Finals 5:00 pm

    PLACE:
    Colorado Convention Center Lecture Hall, 700 14th St., Denver CO 80202.

    CONTEST PROMOTER:

    HOST HOTEL:

      Adams Mark Hotel, 303-893-3333, Ask for the "Bodybuilding/Fitness" rate to receive the $89/night special pricing.

    ELIGIBILITY/BODYBUILDERS:

      Open to any NPC athlete. (2006 NPC cards will be available for $75.) Masters competitors must have reached the age of 35/40/45 the day of the contest. Proof of age required. NO CROSSOVERS: Contestants may NOT enter more than one division.

    AWARDS/BODYBUILDERS:

      Men's/Women's Open: 1st-5th in each weight class. Men's Masters 35-40, 40-45, 45 and over: 1st -5th one class each. A Team Trophy will be awarded to the highest scoring team. ($20 fee per team is required.) Overall Men's and Women's Champions receive an overall award. Overall Men's and Women's Bodybuilding winners receive up to $200 toward travel reimbursement to the 2006 Jr. Nationals in Chicago with proof of travel expenses!

    WEIGHT CLASSES/BODYBUILDERS:

      Men's Open:
      Bantamwt. 143 1/4 and under
      Lightwt. 143 1/4 - 154 1/4,
      Welterwt. 154 1/4 - 165 1/4
      Middlewt. 165 1/4 -176 1/4
      Lt.Heavywt. 176 1/4 - 198 1/4,
      Heavywt. 198 1/4 - 225 1/4
      SuperHeavywt. 225 1/4 and over.

      Women's Open:
      Lightwt. 125 and under, Middlewt. 125-140, Heavywt. 140 and over

    RULES/BODYBUILDERS:

      This contest is NPC sanctioned and will run in accordance with the most recent NPC rules and procedures. All bodybuilding competitors will be weighed in wearing their posing suit THURSDAY NIGHT or FRIDAY MORNING. All decisions are final. NOTE: Only the top 5 will perform their routine at the Sat. evening Finals, but all competitors will be introduced onstage in their respective classes.

    BACKSTAGE:

      NEW! NO Backstage Passes for assistants or trainers. Only competitors will be permitted backstage. Assistance will be provided to prepare all competitors.

    MUSIC/BODYBUILDERS:

      Contestants will use their own music for the finals, prerecorded on a quality cassette tape and CUED TO YOUR STARTING POINT. BRING TAPE TO CHECK-IN! IF A CD IS USED, IT MUST BE CUSTOM BURNED WITH ONLY 60 SEC. POSING SONG ON CD. Only the TOP FIVE in each weight/age class will perform their routine Saturday night. Posing Routine Time Limit: 60 sec. All competitors will be introduced at the night show.

    ENTRY FEE/BODYBUILDERS:

      NEW! PLEASE NOTE----Entries postmarked prior to May 1, 2006, $50 per division. Entries postmarked after May 1, 2006, $90 per division. NO REFUNDS. NO EXCEPTIONS. PLEASE SEND ENTRIES WITH CHECK OR MONEY ORDER PAYABLE TO "COLORADO PRO SHOW" TO THE ADDRESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS FORM.

    2006 NPC VYOTECH SHAWN RAY COLORADO PRO/AM WOMEN'S FIGURE CHAMPIONSHIPS

    GENERAL CONTEST INFORMATION

      1. Each contestant must be a current member of the NPC, (2006 NPC cards will be available for $75) Entry Fee: $50 if postmarked by May 1, 2006, $90 for entries postmarked after May 1, 2006. (Complete the entry form BELOW.) 2. Contestants must wear high heels in the swimsuit rounds and tennis/athletic shoes in the fitness round. 3. Jewelry may be worn in the swimsuit rounds. 4.Thong swimsuits will not be allowed. Tights must be worn under thong in fitness round. 5. Exhibition of poor sportsmanship will be grounds for automatic disqualification. 6. NO Backstage Passes for assistants or trainers. Only competitors will be permitted backstage. Assistance will be provided to prepare all competitors. 7. Contestant check-in: 6:00 pm THURSDAY NIGHT, MAY 11, AT HOST HOTEL-Adams Mark Hotel, Downtown Denver. Late Check-In Friday 7-9 am at Adams Mark Hotel.

      Sat. Prejudging meeting at Colorado Convention Center Lecture Hall at 7:30 a.m., Prejudging begins at 9:00a.m., and Evening show at 5 p.m.8. All contestants must bring all suits to be worn in competition to the Contestant Check-In for suit inspection by a show official.

    PUBLICITY AND AWARDS:

      The top 5 winners in each of the FOUR height classses for FIGURE, (5'2" and under, over 5'2" - 5'4", over 5'4" - 5'6", and over 5'6"), will receive Neils Anderson Figure Sculptures. No money prizes may be given at the amateur level. (Competing for cash prizes nullifies amateur status in the NPC.) This show is an NPC national qualifier. Overall Women's FIGURE winner receives up to $200 toward travel reimbursement to the 2006 Jr. Nationals in Chicago with proof of travel expenses!

    JUDGING PROCEDURES:

      ROUND 1/SWIMSUIT The contestants will be brought out in 1 or 2 lines for the quarter turns in a 2-PIECE SWIMSUIT. (Do not twist-look straight ahead.)The judges will be scoring the physique by assessing overall muscle tone with shapely lines, overall firmness and a small degree of muscularity with separation, no visible striations and no excessive leanness along with a full general assessment including healthy appearance, face, makeup and skin tone. Elimination rounds may be necessary in this round, depending on the number of competitors.

      ROUND 2/FINAL ASSESSMENT
      The Athlete will be brought back out in their original line in a 1-PIECE SWIMSUIT. At this time judges may ask for certain contestants to be placed next to other contestants. Then the quarter turns will be directed so the judges can make any final comparisons they wish.

    SCORING

      Each round is judged separately, and scores are turned in after each round.

    EVENING PERFORMANCE

      All contestants will be introduced at the evening event in their swimsuits. (Please detach)

    Circle your SEX: M FCircle the DIVISIONS you are entering, (you may only enter ONE class-NO CROSSOVERS): Men's Open Bodybuilding, Men's Bodybuilding Masters 35-40, Men's Bodybuilding Masters 40-45, Men's Bodybuilding Masters 45+, Women's Open Figure, Women's Open Bodybuilding.

    NAME _____________________________ AGE ______

    APPROXIMATE CONTEST WEIGHT______ HEIGHT (FIG) ______

    ADDRESS_____________________________________________

    CITY ___________________ STATE____ ZIP__________

    EMAIL ADDRESS ________________________________________

    PHONE (H) ____________________________(W )__________

    GYM WHERE YOU TRAIN_________________________________

    #NPC CONTESTS IN WHICH YOU HAVE COMPETED_______

    OCCUPATION______________________________________

    In consideration of acceptance of this entry form and fee, I hereby waive and release all rights and claims for damages against the City of Denver, NPC, VYOTECH, Shawn Ray, Jeff Taylor/LifeSports and their officials, agents, assigns, and associated bodies, by reason of injury or damages I might incur at or traveling to or from this competition. I further declare that all the information contained herein is, to the best of my knowledge, true correct, and complete. I agree to abide by all decisions of the NPC. The undersigned will comply with all rules and regulations of HOST HOTEL- THE ADAMS MARK/DENVER, including any rules or regulations prohibiting cooking or food preparation in the Hotel Rooms. The undersigned further agrees that the undersigned will indemnify and hold harmless the NPC, VYOTECH, COLORADO PRO SHOW, Jeff Taylor and Shawn Ray from and against any damages caused by the undersigned to THE ADAMS MARK HOTEL/DENVER or damages to a guest room or rooms occupied or registered to the undersigned. Finally, the undersigned acknowledges that the undersigned's failure to comply with any rule or regulation of THE ADAMS MARK HOTEL/DENVER, or damage to any guest room occupied by or registered to the undersigned may result in disciplinary action against the undersigned including, but not limited to, suspension as a member of the NPC and/or competing in contests sanctioned by the NPC. And in further consideration of permission being granted to me to participate in this event, I hereby grant you, JEFF TAYLOR/LIFESPORTS/COLORADO PRO SHOW/VYOTECH/SHAWWN RAY approved video or entertainment organizations, and all of their agents, successors, licenses and assigns the right to photograph or to otherwise reproduce, (whether by film, tape, still photography, or otherwise) my voice, appearance and name, and to exhibit, distribute, transmit and/or otherwise exploit any and all such reproductions containing my voice and/or appearance in any and all media, including without limitation, by means of still photography, motion pictures, radio, television, television motion pictures, video, printing, internet or any other medium now known or hereafter devised, including also with respect to any merchandising, advertising and/or publicity, and the rights to use my name and information about me in any connection with any of the aforementioned media. The rights granted to me hereunder are granted for the entire universe and shall endure in perpetuity, and no further compensation shall be payable to me at any time in connection therewith.

    SIGNED X_____________________________

    If 18 or younger, signature of parent/guardian)

    X ___________________________________

    MAKE CHECK OR MONEY ORDER PAYABLE TO "COLORADO PRO SHOW", then MAIL TO:

    JEFF TAYLOR
    2000 SOUTH OGDEN ST.
    DENVER, CO 80210
    NPC SANCTION # 8609

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