WBFF Central US Championships comes to Kansas City

Posted on: January 23rd, 2011 by Diana Chaloux No Comments

The WBFF is coming to Kansas City in 2011! We are thrilled to be a part of this organization and to bring it to our hometown. We wanted to post some information about this event here for those of you who have questions.


WBFF Central US Championships

May 21, 2011

Questions Answered with Micah and Diana

For more information on the WBFF: http://www.wbffshows.com

REGISTRATION for the WBFF Central US Championships and all WBFF 2011 Events!

http://register.wbffshows.com/

TICKETS:

Have a friend or family member competing? Purchase your tickets via Ticketmaster here: www.ticketmaster.com

There are two separate segments to the show: Pre-Judging which begins at 10:30 a.m. and Evening Finals which commences at 6:30 p.m. You DO need a separate ticket for each if you plan to come to both. Most friends and family attend the evening show as that is the main event complete with entertainment and awards.

Micah and Diana on the Bodysport.com Pro Show with Terry Goodlad and Ana Tigre discussing the WBFF Central US Championships Click Here to Listen!

Posing and Stage Presentation Workshops with Micah and Diana: LAST WORKSHOP IS APRIL 30, 2011!

CHANGE OF VENUE!! The Posing Workshops will now be held at Golds Gym Westport in Kansas City instead of at Hitch Fit Gym! Diana will send this updated info and address change to those who are registered.

Click the link below for full details and registration

http://hitchfit.com/2011/01/04/news/wbff-posing-and-stage-presentation-workshops-in-kansas-city/

Event Venue: Midland Theatre in downtown Kansas City



The Midland By AMC

1228 Main Street

Kansas City, MO

Main Number — 816-283-9900
Box Office Number — 816-283-9921

http://www.midlandkc.com

Take a tour of Midland Theater with Diana and Micah

Host Hotel:

WESTIN CROWN CENTER
1 East Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Telephone: 816.391.4426
Fax: 816.283.4901

http://www.westin.com

Ask for WBFF room block. $99/night

Entertainment at the WBFF US Central Championships: The AMAZING Matt Czech

We are honored and delighted to have the incredibly talented Matt Czech performing at the WBFF US Central Championships. Check out the promotional videos below for a taste of what a treat you’re in for!

Show Tanning Services:

TanPerfekt

http://www.tanperfekt.com

Full Service Spray: $105

Single Spray: $55

Tanning service will be provided at host hotel. Please call 913-488-4287 to book your appointment early!

Hair and Makeup Services:

Hair and Makeup Services will be provided by Envy Salon. They will be setting up at the Midland Theater venue on the morning of the show to do hair and makeup for the girls. If you need hair and makeup services for photo shoots on the days prior to and post event, they will also be available. Special rates will be available for WBFF athletes. Book your appointments early to make sure you have a time slot saved. Contact Brent Peterson brentgp@yahoo.com to reserve your space! Envy Salon website is www.theenvysalon.com

Grizzly Fitness – Workout Accessories www.grizzlyfitness.com

Spa Services – RSVP Med Spa www.rsvpmedspa.com discounts for WBFF Athletes, ask for Brenda

Imagery in Westport Kansas City - 4117 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111 WBFF athletes will receive 20% off of purchases when they present their WBFF proof of registration!

GYM FACILITY:

Golds Gym Westport is the official training gym sponsor for WBFF athletes. This is about a 5 minute drive from our host hotel. Please bring your WBFF proof of registration for FREE entry from Friday May 20 – Sunday May 22. The gym will also be available for athlete photo shoots, please be respectful of other members and always check in with front desk staff.

Mon – Fri: 5:30 AM to 11:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sun: 9:00 to 7:00 PM

Address: 4050 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: 816-913-9888

FREE Athlete Membership! Golds Gym Westport will provide all WBFF athletes with a FREE one month membership to their facility. Your vouchers will be in your goody bags.

Deal for friends and family attending the show!! Let your friends and family know that if they keep their ticket stubs from the WBFF Central US Championships, they can show it at Golds Gym Westport for a FREE one month membership!

ATHLETE REGISTRATION:

Will be held Friday May 20th at the Westin Crown Center hotel time is TBA

Athletes will be receiving awesome Hitch Fit Goody Bags!! Prepare for media attention to begin at Registration, so come prepared to be in pictures, videos and more. This is a great networking opportunity!!

COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

Diva Bikini Model(Short & Tall Height Classes and Overall Winner), Diva Fitness Model (Short & Tall Height Classes, 35+ and Overall Winner) Figure (Short, Medium & Tall Height Classes, 35+ and Overall Winner), Male Fitness Model, Male Muscle Model, Bodybuilding (LW, MW, LH, H Classes and Overall Winner)

*NEW CATEGORY PREMIER: Male Muscle Model

This is an amateur show with Pro status up for grabs.

For more information on categories and what judges are looking for visit this link:

http://wbffshows.com/registration/competition-categories-judging-criteria/

Who’s Competing?

We will be featuring athletes who will be competing here in Kansas City on the Hitch Fit website!  If you would like to be featured on the “Who’s Competing” page, please send the following to Diana: Diana.chaloux@yahoo.com

http://hitchfit.com/2011/01-24-whos-competing/whos-competing-submission-guidelines/ Here is a link with submission guidelines.

http://hitchfit.com/athletes/whos-competing/

PRIZES & ATHLETE OPPORTUNITY!!

*WBFF Pro Status – Pro cards granted in each competitive category!

*Overall Winners in Male Fitness Model, Male Muscle Model and Figure categories will win an athlete feature in a future issue of WBFF Fit & Firm Magazine, photography by David Bickley.

*Overall Diva Bikini Model winner will receive a Photo shoot with JW Atherton “Coach A” and a feature in “My World with Coach A” in Natural Muscle Magazine

*Overall winner in Bodybuilder and Female Diva Fitness Model  will receive features in World Physique Magazine (one male and one female) complete with interviews and photography by Will Patterson.

*3 Female Athletes from the various divisions will be selected for features in “Fit Treasures” magazine with photo shoots by Brent Allen.

*One Male and one Female athlete will win a photo shoot with Pink Elephant Photography.

*One athlete will receive a photo shoot with Don Bersano

*One athlete will win a photo shoot with the head photographer for WBFF Fit & Firm magazine GW Burns.

*One athlete will win a photo shoot with photographer Don Bersano

*Every division winner will receive a $50 Gift Certificate for Egg Whites International

*Grizzly Fitness is offering athlete sponsorships for TWO winning competitors.

*One athlete will receive a photo shoot with LHGFX photography.

*5 Athletes will receive $500 Gift Certificates good towards services at RSVP Med Spa in Overland Park, KS

*The overall category winners in Figure, Diva Fitness Model and Diva Bikini Model will win $100 Gift Certificates from suit and costume designer Jodi Lane to go towards a competition outfit for a future event.

*6 Athletes will receive $25.00 Gift Certificates to Imagery in Kansas City

*6 Overall winners will receive a one month membership for unlimited classes to Cross Fit in Kansas City

*All WBFF athletes will receive one week membership for unlimited classes at Cross Fit in Kansas City

*All WBFF athletes will receive a one month free membership to Golds Gym Westport in Kansas City

*Several winners will receive prize packages from Magnum Nutraceuticals.

*ALL athletes will receive a Hitch Fit Gym bag filled with goodies including magazines, supplements, fitness gear and MORE!!

COMPETITION SUITS:

Jodi Lane Posing Suits – www.jodilane.com Jodi will be designing my suit for the WBFF World Championships 2011! She’s got some great designs and very reasonable and affordable pricing!

Tamara Oakley “The Bikini Guru” – Tamara has designed several beautiful competition suits for me, check out her site at www.bikiniguru.com !

HAIR – CUT COLORING AND EXTENSIONS

If you are in the Kansas City area and looking for a great stylist to have your hair cut, colored or have Great Lengths Extensions put in so you look your best on stage, please contact Diana’s stylist Brent Peterson at brentgp@yahoo.com . Check out his website at www.brentgpeterson.com


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in being a sponsor for the WBFF Central US Championships, or for the entire roster of WBFF US and Canadian events, please contact Diana or Micah for a sponsor kit and details. Diana.chaloux@yahoo.com or Micah@hitchfit.com

TRAINING AND COMPETITION PREP


Hitch Fit offers Bikini Model Programs, Male and Female Fitness Model Programs, and full Figure/Fitness Model Prep Programs, check out our ONLINE training programs at http://www.hitchfit.com/programs , or if you live in Kansas City you can work with Hitch Fit one on one for show preparation, contact Diana or Micah for rates and availability!

PHOTOSHOOTS!

Be sure to book your photo shoots early! We have some of the top fitness photographers in the industry attending this event, you don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to shoot with them! There are some amazing locations to conduct your shoots both at the host hotel, at the surrounding parks (Liberty Memorial is amazing), and at Hitch Fit Gym or Golds Gym Westport. This is the perfect chance to update your portfolio, start your portfolio or get some amazing images to submit to the magazines.

We will be updating this segment as well!

Book today with:

JW Atherton aka “Coach A” photographer and columnist for Natural Muscle Magazine: http://www.jwathertonimages.com One Model Place Portfolio http://www.onemodelplace.com/member.cfm?P_ID=178014

Coach A has shot with models including: Diana Chaloux, Kristia Knowles, Angelike Psoinos, Francesca Dennis, Megan Powell, Cheryl Mitchell, Katie Uter, Tosca Reno, Washington Candido and many many more.

Behind the scenes at my photo shoot with “Coach A” for Natural Muscle, check out the January 2011 issue of Natural Muscle for my feature by the Coach!

David Bickley Photography

David Bickley has photographed many of Micah and Diana’s favorite fitness images. His work has been featured in magazines including Maximum Fitness, World Physique, Kansas City Fitness Magazine and more. David will be offering special WBFF rates for athletes competing at the WBFF US Central Championships. Rates are good from 5/14 – 5/28 . To book your shoot visit www.DavidBickley.com click “booking” and enter special Promo Code WBFFSPECIAL . Write to David at Photo@DavidBickley.com

Pink Elephant Photography

We are thrilled to have Casey & JoJo of  Pink Elephant Photography available at the WBFF Central US Championships! They have quickly become one of the top photography companies within the WBFF producing amazing images for the athletes and aiding in getting them published in many of the top fitness magazines!

Pink Elephant Photo Shoot Rates:

$200 – hour shoot with 5 edits

$300 – 2 hour shoot w 1 edit per look ( great for couples or partners )

To Book your shoot contact Casey & JoJo at pephoto@live.com or call 204-294-5656

GW Burns Photography

GW Burns is the head photographer for WBFF Fit & Firm and is one of the “Best of the Best” within the fitness photography industry, has worked with a vast majority of the top fitness athletes in the industry and has landed them multiple covers. Check out his amazing work at www.gwburns.com Contact GW at gwburnsphotography@hotmail.com. If you want the opportunity to shoot with GW, do NOT wait to the last minute, time slots will be limited.

Don Bersano Photography

Published photographer Don Bersano brings over 30 years of combined experience in the field of photography. His ability to blend fitness and glamour along with his creative use of lighting, color and warmth in his images has made Don’s work instantly recognizable throughout the industry.  His work has been published in numerous fitness and sports magazines such as Maxim, Planet Muscle, Health and Fitness (Europe), MMA Sports and the Chicago Sun-Times along with ads for numerous fitness apparel and swimwear companies. Don has worked with some of the top names in the fitness industry and will be at the WBFF Central U S Championships in Kansas City, Mo. May 19th – 23rd shooting commercial, editorial magazine content.  He will also be available for competitors who want to enhance their portfolio and further promote their careers.  Contact Don directly for your personal photo shoot appointments.

Contact Don – bersanophotography@comcast.net
(815) 351-4339

Or look him up on Facebook!

WBFF Social Network Pages

FACEBOOK FAN PAGE for WBFF: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/THE-WBFF/67954806736

FACEBOOK FAN PAGE for WBFF US shows: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/The-WBFF-US-Championships/155236704518998

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE: Let us know you’re coming! http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=156357607746859

We get a lot of questions on a regular basis as far as what competing with the WBFF is like, what the shows are like, what type of bodies compete with the WBFF, so we wanted to put together a page to help answer some of those questions!

I’m including videos here of all WBFF divisions including Diva Bikini Model, Diva Fitness Model, Figure Male Fitness Model and Bodybuilding. There are videos for all rounds including theme wear, evening wear, swimwear and more. I’m also including behind the scenes footage and interviews with WBFF President  Paul Dillett.

For more information on the WBFF please visit their main website at www.WBFFSHOWS.com

If you have any questions please feel free to shoot Micah or myself an email. We are Thrilled to be bringing the WBFF to Kansas City on May 21, 2011!

There are loads of Youtube videos out there to help you

WBFF Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/wbffshows

Diana and Micah’s WBFF Videos:

If there aren’t enough listed for you here, we’ve got more on our Youtube channels:

Diana’s – http://www.youtube.com/shoobydoo52

Micah’s – http://www.youtube.com/mmlacerte

Get the answers from the President of WBFF himself! Various interviews with Paul Dillett

WBFF Figure Division Competition Featuring WBFF Figure World Champion 2010 Monica Brant

Jennifer Nicole Lee’s Video Coverage of WBFF

Here are some of WBFF Bikini World Champion 2008 & 2009 Jennifer Nicole Lee’s footage from on stage, now this girl knows how to work it!

2007-2008 WBFF Competition Videos

WBFF 2009 Competitions Footage

WBFF BC Championships 2010

WBFF Fitness Atlantic Videos

Check out all the Fitness Atlantic videos at http://www.youtube.com/fitnessatlantic

This is just a bit of the information that is out there, if you do a simple Youtube search for WBFF you will see loads more great videos to glean more information from!

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