The 2006 Joe Weider Olympia Weekend Information.

The schedule is set for September 28, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Orleans Arena and Las Vegas Convention Center. Get comprehensive information right here as we get set for another great year at the Olympia!

The 2006 Olympia Is Over!
The 2006 Olympia is over with a new Mr. Olympia crowned! Congratulations goes out to Jay Cutler, Iris Kyle, Jenny Lynn, Adela Garcia, and all of the competitors for putting on such a great show! See you next year for the 2007 Olympia.

arrow Where:

arrow When:

  • September 28th - October 1, 2006.

arrow Events:

  • Fitness/Figure/Ms. Olympia Judging - Friday, Sep 29 at noon
  • Fitness Olympia Finals/Ms. Olympia Finals/Mr. Olympia Judging - Friday, Sep 29, 7 PM
  • Mr. Olympia Finals/Figure Olympia Finals - Saturday, Sep 30, 7 PM
  • Early Entry to Meet The Olympians - Thursday, Sep 28, 7 PM
  • Olympia Weekend Expo Friday and Saturday, Sep 29 - 30, 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Mr. Olympia Victory Gala, Saturday, Sep 30, 11 PM
  • Olympia Superstar Training Seminar - Sunday, Oct 1, 11 AM

Ronnie Coleman Yaxeni Oriquen
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Mr. & Ms. Olympia 2005.

arrow Who's Qualified In 2006?

*Note: This list is not final and will change. Last updated: 9/25/06

Mr. Olympia

    # Name Country How Qualified
    1 Ronnie Coleman USA 2005 Mr. Olympia 1st place
    2 Jay Cutler USA 2005 Mr. Olympia 2nd place
    3 Gustavo Badell Puerto Rico 2005 Mr. Olympia 3rd place
    4 Gunter Schlierkamp Germany 2005 Mr. Olympia 4th place
    5 Victor Martinez USA 2005 Mr. Olympia 5th place
    6 Dennis James Germany 2005 Mr. Olympia 6th place
    7 * Lee Priest Australia 2006 Ironman Pro 1st place
    8 David Henry Jr. USA 2006 Ironman Pro 2nd place
    9 Troy Alves USA 2006 Ironman Pro 3rd place
    10 Dexter Jackson USA 2006 Arnold Classic 1st place
    11 Branch Warren USA 2006 Arnold Classic 2nd place
    12 Melvin Anthony USA 2006 Arnold Classic 5th place
    13 Mustafa Mohammad Jordan 2006 San Francisco 4th place
    14 Ronnie Rockel Germany 2006 Australia Pro 1st
    15 Vince Taylor USA 2006 Australia Pro 3rd
    16 * Bob Cicherillo USA 2006 Masters Pro 1st
    17 * Phil Heath USA 2006 Colorado Pro 1st
    18 Darrem Charles Trinidad 2006 Colorado Pro 2nd
    19 Bill Willmore USA 2006 New York Pro 5th
    20 Toney Freeman USA 2006 Europa Super Show 1st
    21 * Quincy Taylor USA 2006 Europa Super Show 2nd
    22 Johnnie Jackson USA 2006 Europa Super Show 3rd
    23 * King Kamali USA 2006 Montreal Pro 4th
    25 Rodney St. Cloud USA 2006 Atlantic City Pro 3rd
    26 Paco Bautista Spain Santa Susanna Pro 1st
    27 Markus Ruhl Germany Santa Susanna Pro 2nd
    28 Dennis Wolf Germany Santa Susanna Pro 3rd

(*) These athletes are qualified but will not be competing at this year's Olympia.

Ms. Olympia

    # Name Country How Qualified
    1 Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia Venezuela 2005 Ms. Olympia 1st place
    2 Iris Kyle USA 2005 Ms. Olympia 2nd place
    3 Dayana Cadeau Canada 2005 Ms. Olympia 3rd place
    4 Jitka Harazimova Czech 2005 Ms. Olympia 4th place
    5 Brenda Raganot USA 2005 Ms. Olympia 5th place
    6 Bonny Priest USA 2005 Ms. Olympia 6th place
    7 Betty Pariso USA 2006 Ms. International 5th
    8 Annie Riveiccio USA 2006 Ms. International 7th
    9 Lisa Aukland USA 2006 Ms. International 8th
    10 Heather Foster USA 2006 Europa Super Show 1st
    11 Dena Westerfield USA 2006 Europa Super Show 2nd
    12 Colette Nelson USA 2006 Europa Super Show 3rd
    13 Helen Bouchard Canada 2006 Atlantic City 2nd place
    14 Tazzie Colomb USA 2006 Atlantic City 3rd place
    15 Gayle Moher USA 2006 Atlantic City 4th place

Fitness Olympia

    # Name Country How Qualified
    1 Jen Hendershott USA 2005 Fitness Olympia 1st
    2 Kim Klein USA 2005 Fitness Olympia 2nd
    3 Adela Garcia USA 2005 Fitness Olympia 3rd
    4 Tracey Greenwood USA 2005 Fitness Olympia 4th
    5 Julie Palmer USA 2005 Fitness Olympia 5th
    6 Julie Childs USA 2005 Sacramento Pro 2nd place
    7 Tanji Johnson USA 2005 Sacramento Pro 3rd place
    8 Heidi Fletcher USA 2006 New York Pro 2nd place
    9 Amy Haddad USA 2006 New York Pro 3rd place
    10 Deana Lee USA 2006 All Star Pro 2nd place
    11 Regiane DaSilva Germany 2006 All Star Pro 3rd place
    12 Mindi O'Brien Canada 2006 Europa Super Shoe 2nd place
    13 Angela Monteleone-Semsch USA 2006 Atlantic City Pro 2nd place
    14 Stacy Simons USA 2006 Atlantic City Pro 3rd place

Figure Olympia

    # Name Country How Qualified
    1 * Davana Medina USA 2005 Figure Olympia 1st place
    2 Jenny Lynn USA 2005 Figure Olympia 2nd place
    3 Monica Brant-Peckham USA 2005 Figure Olympia 3rd place
    4 Amber Littlejohn USA 2005 Figure Olympia 4th place
    5 Mary Elizabeth Lado USA 2005 Figure Olympia 5th place
    6 Valerie Waugaman USA 2005 Sacramento Pro 2nd place
    7 Amanda Savell USA 2006 Figure International 3rd
    8 Chastity Slone USA 2006 Figure International 4th place
    9 Jane Awad USA 2006 Figure International 5th
    10 Christine Pomponio-Pate USA 2006 Figure International 6th
    11 Gina Camacho USA 2006 Sacramento Figure 2nd
    12 Andrea Dumon USA 2006 Sacramento Figure 3rd
    13 Latisha Wilder USA 2006 Pittsburgh Figure 2nd
    14 Jessica Paxson USA 2006 Pittsburgh Figure 3rd
    15 Tara Scotti USA 2006 Colorado Pro Figure 4th
    16 Gina Aliotta USA 2006 California Pro Figure 4th
    17 Jennifer Searles USA 2006 New York Pro Figure 2nd
    18 Michelle Flake USA 2006 Motor City Pro Figure 3rd
    19 Michelle Adams USA 2006 Europa Super Show 2nd
    20 Julie (D.J.) Wallis USA 2006 Europa Super Show 3rd
    21 Inga Neverauskaite England 2006 Montreal Pro Figure 2nd
    22 Nina Luchka Canada 2006 Montreal Pro Figure 3rd
    22 Sonia Adcock USA 2006 Tournament of Champions Figure 3rd place

(*) These athletes are qualified but will not be competing at this year's Olympia.

arrow TICKETS

!!! GENERAL TICKETS GO ON SALE MARCH 31, 2006 !!!

    To order Olympia tickets please call the Orleans Arena Box Office at 702.284.7777 or toll-free at 888.234.2334. You can also place your order online at: www.orleansarena.com.

    DATE/TIME/EVENTS, PRICE:

    Friday, Sept. 29 - Noon:
    Fitness Olympia Judging
    Figure Olympia Judging
    Ms. Olympia Judging
    Las Vegas Convention Center - South Hall

      Cost:
      Free with Expo Admission
      Expo Admission $10*

    Friday, Sept. 29 - 7pm:
    Mr. Olympia Judging
    Ms. Olympia Finals
    Fitness Olympia Finals
    Orleans Arena

      Cost:
      $50*, $75*, $125*, $150*

    Saturday, Sept. 29 - 7pm:
    Mr. Olympia Finals
    Figure Olympia Finals
    Orleans Arena

      Cost:
      $50*, $75*, $125*, $150*, $200*

    * Schedule and price are subject to change without notice. Price does not include Orleans Arena Facility Fees and NV Live Entertainment Tax.

    VIP PACKAGE SPECIAL:

    $600 (plus NV State Live Entertainment Tax) includes:

    • Fitness/Figure/Ms. Olympia Judging - Friday, Sep 29 at noon
    • Fitness Olympia Finals/Ms. Olympia Finals/Mr. Olympia Judging - Friday, Sep 29, 7 PM
    • Mr. Olympia Finals/Figure Olympia Finals - Saturday, Sep 30, 7 PM
    • Early Entry to Meet The Olympians - Thursday, Sep 28, 7 PM
    • Olympia Weekend Expo Friday and Saturday, Sep 29 - 30, 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Mr. Olympia Victory Gala, Saturday, Sep 30, 11 PM
    • Olympia Superstar Training Seminar - Sunday, Oct 1, 11 AM

    To order the VIP Package, Click Here. If you have any questions, please e-mail vip@2006olympia.com or call 866.725.7606.

arrow TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS

    The Orleans Hotel & Casino is the official host hotel of the 2006 Olympia Weekend. For special rates call Orleans Hotel Reservations at 800.675.3267. Mention "Mr. Olympia Spectacular Block" for special Olympia rates ($75 midweek/$150 Friday and Saturday). PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE ORLEANS ARENA FLOOR PLAN

arrow EXPO/SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR

    Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30, 10 AM - 5 PM
    Las Vegas Convention Center - South Hall

    Click here to download the EXHIBITOR APPLICATION FORM. For questions regarding the 2006 Olympia Expo, contact expo@2006olympia.com.

arrow MEDIA INFORMATION

    2006 Olympia Weekend Press Information

    To apply for Olympia Weekend 2006 Press Credentials, please follow these instructions:

      1. Download the OFFICAL OLYMPIA WEEKEND 2005 PRESS APPLICATION FORM.

      2. Fill out the application form completely and mail with samples (see below) to:

        Weider Publications
        Attn: Milli Jigamian
        21100 Erwin Street
        Woodland Hills, CA 91367

      3. All application forms must be completely filled out and received by AUGUST 21, 2006 to be considered.

      4. We will contact you approximately 2 weeks after we receive your application form to confirm whether or not your request will be granted, and if so, how many passes you will be granted so that you can make your travel arrangements. Seating assignments, press credential pick-up instructions and additional details will be sent to you via e-mail by September 15, 2006. We recommend you submit your application form as soon as possible if you want to book your travel early.

      5. Along with your application form, please submit a copy of your company letterhead and/or business card, and a recent issue of your publication.

      6. Make sure to include all of your contact information as requested on the application form so that we can contact you regarding your request.

    For questions about the press application, e-mail Milli Jigamian

arrow Past Shows:

    2005 Olympia Weekend Coverage. Go here.
    2004 Olympia Weekend Coverage. Go here.
    2003 Olympia Weekend Coverage. Go here.
    2002 Olympia Weekend Coverage. Go here.