2004 IRONMAN PRO INVITATIONAL
COMPETITOR LIST 2/2/04
HONOREES BEN WEIDER & CHRIS LUND
Since 1998 we have paid tribute to those who have devoted a lifetime
commitment to bodybuilding such as Vince Gironda, Joe Weider, Bill Pearl and Jack
LaLanne. This year the Peary & Mabel Rader Award for Lifetime Achievement will go
to Ben Weider. The Art Zeller Award for Artistic Excellence will go to Chris
Lund. Please join us in honoring these gentlemen during the Finals in a
feature video presentation.
IRONMAN Pro promoter John Balik has authorized several hundred comps to
military, police, fire and EMT personnel. Military personnel please email Rob
Wilkins at [email protected]. For all others, please send email to [email protected]. Please include your badge number, affiliation, ticket desired (judging/finals) and whether you will bring a guest. First come first serve, so please hurry.
Stop by the IRONMAN booths in the Exhibition Building and meet Bill Pearl,
Dave Draper and other Legends of Bodybuilding. Pick up a free magazine when you
sign up for our 2005 Ticket Giveaway!
NPC DISCOUNTED TICKETS
This year we are offering all valid NPC members 2-for-1 tickets (except VIP $125). This means you pay for one ticket and we give you two. Every paid contest ticket includes entrance to the Expo. Restrictions apply. Please call us at 1-800-447-0008 for details.
NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO
Flash photography is not permitted in the Civic Auditorium by the public or
any press without an IRONMAN badge issued by Helen. Wayne Gallasch GMV
Productions is our official Videographer. No one else is allowed to videotape
(digital or otherwise) any portion of the contest or expo events.
Friday, Feb. 20
1:30 pm: All press with a confirmation number should begin collecting their badges at
the Expo entrance. Please follow the "Press Conference" signage. If you do not have a confirmation number, please email [email protected] or fax request on letterhead to 805-385-3515 by Feb. 4.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Press Conference in Conference Building, Little Theatre (below Civic Auditorium).
Saturday, Feb. 21
10:00 am: Men’s Judging begins.
1:00 pm: Drug testing after Judging. Restricted backstage access at this time.
2:00 pm: Figure Judging on the Expo stage.
7:00 pm: Men and Figure Finals begin. Featuring color guard and Chris Dickerson
singing the National Anthem.
The Pasadena Center and Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena,
California. Box office: 626-449-7360. For map and directions, visit
Press Conference/Competitor Weigh-in, Friday, Feb. 20 - 3 p.m. (Expo Little Theatre)
Men’s Judging: Saturday, Feb. 21 at 10:00 a.m. (Civic Auditorium)
Figure Judging: Saturday, Feb. 21 at 2:00 p.m. (Expo stage)
Men/Figure Finals: Saturday, Feb. 21 at 7:00 p.m. (Civic Auditorium)
FitExpo Hours: Fri/Sat/Sun, Feb. 20-22 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Expo)
2627 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA
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