Saturday, The Met will be transformed into an altar of pumped, glistening, vein-bulging, flawlessly sculpted flesh.
It’s the venue for the 15th annual Rocky Mountain States Bodybuilding Championships.
“This is the oldest bodybuilding contest in the Northwest,” said Bill Anderson, who has promoted the Rocky Mountain Bodybuilding Championship for six years.
Some 60 to 70 bulked-up men and women bodybuilders from across the Northwest will compete in the National Physique Committeesanctioned event. These competitors will be flexing and posing in seven different weight classes, ranging from lightweight to heavyweight.
In the morning, all bodybuilders will be judged. The judges will select five finalists in each weight category to compete in the finals during the evening.
There will also be a host of nonjudged categories at the championships. These include Junior Men’s for men 20 years old and younger, and Master’s Divisions for men 40 and over and women 35 and over.
Star bodybuilder Nasser El Sonbaty will be the championship’s guest poser. El Sonbaty placed seventh in the 1994 Mr. Olympia contest and came in second at the Night of Champions event.
Prejudging begins at 9 a.m. General admission tickets are $10 and are available at the door.
The finals kick off at 7 p.m. Tickets are $13.50 and $17.50. and are available at G&B; outlets.