The 2013 Olympia may have just come to a close but it’s time to start looking towards next year’s event. Competitors will accumulate points from now until the 2014 event based on how they place. The shows are broken down into tiers and each tier is assigned a different point total for finishing in the top five. There are some changes as to the different tiers but on thing that hasn’t changed is the win and your in position.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, October 2, 2013 – The IFBB Professional League, in conjunction with Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend, announces the 2014 Olympia Qualification Series, a points-based system that determines qualifiers for all eight Olympia divisions.
The Olympia Qualification Series awards points to competitors placing 2nd to 5th at Pro League events. At the end of the Olympia qualifying season, the five competitors with the highest point totals in the Olympia Qualification Series qualify to compete at the Olympia.
Since the winner of each competition automatically qualifies, no points are awarded for first
place. Additionally, competitors placing in the top 5 at the Olympia automatically qualify for the
Points and qualifications in the 2014 Olympia Qualification Series are awarded as follows:
TIER 1 – ARNOLD CLASSIC (USA)
2nd – 8 Points
3rd – 7 Points
4th – 6 Points
5th – 5 Points
TIER 2 –ARNOLD CLASSIC (SPAIN), NEW YORK PRO, PRAGUE PRO, DUBAI PRO
2nd – 6 Points
3rd – 5 Points
4th – 4 Points
5th – 3 Points
TIER 3 – ARNOLD CLASSIC (BRAZIL), PITTSBURGH PRO, CHINA PRO
2nd – 5 Points
3rd – 4 Points
4th – 3 Points
5th – 2 Points
TIER 4 – ALL OTHER PRO LEAGUE COMPETITIONS
2nd – 4 Points
3rd – 3 Points
4th – 2 Points
5th – 1 Point
Questions regarding the Olympia Qualification Series may be directed to the Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend office at firstname.lastname@example.org.