IFBB Contest – November 18, 2017

Thank you for choosing the IFBB Ferrigno Legacy – an Olympia Qualifier! We are honored to have you on our stage and are here to assist you in every way possible to assure your experience is both easy and fun! Be sure to Download your competitor guide to the Ferrigno Legacy. Here you can find detailed information about the show. If you cannot find the information you are seeking on this page, do not hesitate to email at Chris@FerrignoLegacy.com or call OR Text 775-375-5438.

Competition Needs

We offer on-site tanning, make-up, hair and photography. Please visit our COMPETITOR NEEDS section to book these services.

IFBB Schedule

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • 3:00 – 4:00 PM IFBB Check Ins with Lou Ferrigno
  • 4:00 – 5:00 PM IFBB Champion Press Conference with Lou Ferrigno & Lonnie Teper. Top 5 historcally best placing pros from each division will be chosen for the Press Conference.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

  • 2:00 – 5:00 PM IFBB Pre-Judging at the FLEXPO (note that host hotel is at the FLEXPO)
  • 4:30 PM IFBB Pre-Judging Ends (approximately)
  • 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM FREE SHUTTLE to and from Agua Caliente From Expo
  • 7:00 PM Doors Open & Red Carpet (invited celebrities, you’ll be busy pumping up)
  • 7:30 PM Ferrigno Legacy IFBB Finals at AGUA CALIENTE
  • 10:00 PM IFBB Finals End (approximately)

    Your Contract to Compete

    To obtain your contract, please contact the IFBB Office at ifbbproleague@aol.com. Please copy the Ferrigno Legacy at info@ferrignolegacy.com. Please tag #FerrignoLegacy and @FerrignoLegacy in your Instagram posts so that we can share your progress on our pages.

    Divisions & Cash Purse

    Classic Physique

    • 1st Place: $2,000
    • 2nd Place: $1,000
    • 3rd Place: $500

    Women’s Physique

    • 1st Place: $2,500
    • 2nd Place: $1,500
    • 3rd Place: $1,000

    Men’s Physique

    • 1st Place: $2,500
    • 2nd Place: $1,500
    • 3rd Place: $1,000


    • 1st Place: $2,500
    • 2nd Place: $1,500
    • 3rd Place: $1,000

    Men’s Bodybuilding
    $20,000 (OPEN)

    • 1st Place: $10,000
    • 2nd Place: $4,000
    • 3rd Place: $3,000
    • 4th Place: $2,000
    • 5th Place: $1,000

    Tickets & Passes

    Backstage Trainer Pass

    IFBB Pros will receive one backstage trainer pass at check in. Please note that these are for trainers only. Professional photography, videography, tanning and make-up are strictly prohibited and will result in your disqualification.


    Per your contract, you will receive 1 ticket for pre-judging and 1 ticket for finals. These tickets will be picked up at check in. The tickets will be preffered section tickets. We also provide an additional closed general seating section reversed for you, your guest and your trainer. You will be able to sit together to watch the show if you like.


    We have arranged discounted rooms at the host venue. You will want to book your room early as inventory is limited. Please visit our hotels page for detailed information.

    Returning Champions Complementary Room

    If you have won your IFBB division in any prior year, the Ferrigno Legacy will pay for up to 2 nights of your hotel stay at Agua Caliente for the current year when you return to compete. If this applies to you, please email your contract signed by Jim Manion to chris@ferrignolegacy.com.


    See detailed stage routes and stage floor plan in our competitor guide.

    Men’s Open Bodybuilding & Classic Physique

    Pre-judge will be 60 seconds. Night show will be up to 2 min.

    Bikini & Men’s Physique

    One pose at rear of center stage at entry. 2 poses on “X” at front and center of the stage at both pre-judging and finals.

    Women’s Physique

    At Pre-Judging, one pose at rear of center stage at entry. 2 poses on “X” at front and center of the stage. Women’s Physique will have up to a 2 minute routine at finals.


    • TBD


    We ask that TOP 3 PROS join us for a desert palm oasis photo shoot on Sunday morning at 9:00AM SHARP located at Indian Canyons in Palm Springs. The desert palm Oasis shoot is not mandatory but we hope you can join us. Lou Ferrigno will also be part of this photo shoot. Click here for directions. Once you arrive, let the Tribal Ranger know that you are there for the photo shoot and you will be allowed free access. Drive a bout 3 minutes to Andreas Canyon where you will find the photographer. There will be ample parking. It is imperative that you arrive on time. The shoot will start exactly on time and at exactly at 9:30AM as competitors have paid scheduled shoots all day.

    Social Media

    If you need logos, photos, videos and more you can find it right here in our Social Media Dropbox. This folder will be updated throughout the year with new images so check back often. We’d like to follow and share your journey, so please hashtag #FerrignoLegacy so we can find your posts. Please be sure your page isn’t set to private.


    Visit the Schedule Page for full schedule.

    Flights & Ground Transportation

    Your closest Airport is Palm Springs International Airport located just 6.4 miles from the host venue, Agua Caliente Resort. These flights may be a bit more expensive but we HIGHLY recommend flying into Palm Springs for convenience and to avoid the complications of ground travel in Los Angeles. Uber and taxis are available for transportation from the Palm Springs Airport.

    Other airport options include Los Angeles Airport (LAX), LA/Ontario Airport (ONT), Bob Hope International Airport Burbank (BUR).

    For ground Transportation from Los Angles Click Here.