Muscle madness, fitness fanatics on stage this weekend Tahoe Show Physique Championship |

Muscle madness, fitness fanatics on stage this weekend Tahoe Show Physique Championship

The 2018 Tahoe Body Show winners.
Marcello Rostagni | Provided

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What: Tahoe Shoe Physique Championship

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17

Where: MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa showroom (55 U.S. 50, Stateline, Nev.)

Tickets: $29, $39, $49 (plus tax/fees)


The Tahoe Show Physique Championship is bringing bulging, buffed and super toned amateur athletes from ages 16 to 80 to the lake’s South Shore this weekend.

This National Physique Committee sanctioned event will entertain and motivate while attracting a projected 2,000-plus spectators and 275-plus athletes who will compete for custom handmade trophies, paid travel invitation to the IFBB (that’s International Federation of Body Building and Fitness) Pro League Russia International Championship and the chance to become featured in the 2020 Tahoe Show marketing campaign.

Hosted in MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa’s showroom on Saturday, the event features competitions among the well-known “mass monsters” of bodybuilding, but it also features a total of seven divisions showcasing a variety of body types including bikini, figure, men’s physique, classic physique, women’s physique and fitness.

New this year is more classes including Master’s Classic Physique, True Novice Men’s Physique and True Novice Bikini and IFBB Pro Bodybuilding Josh Wade, from Sacramento, will guest pose.

In addition to the local stars on stage, spectators will get to visit with fitness vendors who will share their latest products. The products (people say) can help anyone achieve their health and fitness goals from simply dropping a pant size to become a star on the bodybuilding stage (people say).

For information, registration, tickets and a full event schedule visit

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