Fox Performing Arts Center
Riverside, California

2018 NPC West Coast Classic

Produced by Center Podium Productions, the 2018 NPC WEST COAST CLASSIC will be the biggest yet!

We have big plans to continue our tradition of blowing the roof off the place! The 2018 show will include appearances from your favorite IFBB pros and celebrities and of course, our expo is still free and packed with vendors, contests, and seminars.

Don’t go far after the show because we bring the after party to you! Directly in front of the venue, we’ll have drinks, sweet and savory food trucks and a live DJ Party with your friends, show off your hardware and hang out with the show producers and IFBB pros!

Health and Fitness Expo

The NPC West Coast Classic now offers a health and fitness expo directly adjacent to main venue. It includes over 50 vendors, seminars from top athletes like Chris Cormier and Jay Cutler, posing seminars, samples, special appearances, raffles with a boat load of prizes from our sponsors and feats of strength competitions for everyone to participate. You’ll be able to pick up the latest gym gear and try the newest supplements on the block. The expo is FREE and open to the public!

Event Details

The NPC West Coast Classic embodies the legendary golden days of the West Coast bodybuilding scene; an homage to the past and a platform for the future. To assure a first class production, we will return with an even bigger show with at our venue, the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside, CA. Eight massive dressing rooms, pump up area, on-site tanning and makeup are just part of what makes this contest, YOUR CONTEST! The NPC West Coast Classic is an NPC National Qualifier.

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NPC West Coast Tank top

All apparel is 50% off! Order soon, this deal won’t last long! Don’t miss our new 2018 women’s and men’s apparel available only at the NPC West Coast Expo on June 23! Women’s apparel comes in x-small, small and medium. Men’s apparel sizes are medium all the way to 2XL.

Lonnie and Chris

The NPC West Coast Classic and bodybuilding media legend Lonnie Teper are synonymous. Lonnie, the promoter of the NPC West Coast Classic, has been a hub of the bodybuilding world for over 30 years playing nearly every roll from host of over 500 shows including the Mr. Olympia and Arnold Classic, veteran reporter for Iron Man Magazine, show promoter and the man on the street working with everyone from Arnold to Jay.

About Center Podium

NPC West Coast Classic is produced by Center Podium Productions, owned by 2017 promoter of the year, Chris Minnes. With a background in event promotion starting back in 1991, Chris has promoted hundreds of events including concerts, ski & snowboard races, mt. bike races and much more. Chris is best known for the game-changing contest, the Tahoe Show started in 2011. Since then Chris produced the Ferrigno Legacy, and new in 2018 the NPC Mother Lode, Dexter Jackson Classic, and the Legion Sports Fest.