When and Where is the show?

Battle on the Bay Fit Expo is Saturday, July 10th, 2021 at the American Bank Center, Exhibit Hall.  1901 Shoreline Dr. Corpus Christi, TX.

Is the Battle on the Bay NPC competition a National Qualifier?

Yes, it is. Our event is a National Qualifying competition.

What is a True Novice?

A True Novice is an NPC athlete that has never entered an NPC contest.

What division should I enter?

You can enter any division you want to compete in. For divisions requiring weigh in,  it will be done Friday during check-ins. If you need a height card you can obtain one here as well.

What about posing music?

Posing music will only be for Bodybuilding, Classic Physique, & Women's Physique.  On Saturday morning please provide an audio cd with one a single song. We do not accept flash drives, mp3 players, or music sent by email. Please do not include profanity explicit lyrics in your audio cd or you will be automatically disqualified. The NPC Head judge will go over music rules during Friday’s Check-ins.  


To participle for this show, all athletes must purchase an NPC card / be an NPC member for 2020. You can register online at Or you can register at our Check-ins at the American Bank Center - Convention Center on Friday, July 3rd in the lobby area.

I am a Competitor, where do I check in?

Competitor check-in is on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at the “Venue” American Bank Center in the lobby area.  1901 Shoreline Dr. Corpus Christi, TX. There will be signs posted where we will verify your height and weight. You may also purchase your NPC card at that time and register for additional divisions to your existing registration.



I am from out of town where do I stay?

The contest hotel was chosen with convenience in mind, it is literally down the block from the venue, ocean front and right on Shoreline Dr.  Book your room with time because Corpus Christi, is a busy summer destination in TX.

Can I buy a one event only ticket?

No, our tickets are reasonably priced for you to experience the entire expo.  Walk around, visit the different booths, do some product sampling enjoy the full spectrum of this Fit Expo.  We guarantee you will have a blast.

Where can I buy tickets?

When tickets go on sale it will be announced on all of our social media outlets as well as our website.  Tickets are sold through and at the American Bank Center Box Office.

Are cameras allowed during the event?

Spectators are allowed to use “personal” size cameras to photograph or video individual competitors from the audience. However, photographing each competitor is NOT ALLOWED.  The photo/video rights to this event have been purchased and are exclusive to these individuals.  The audience will be monitored by the event staff. Tripods, monosticks, and large camera bags are NOT ALLOWED in any seating area.  

Can my friend do my make-up, hair and/or tanning at the venue?

No, the only ones allowed to do make up, hair and color at the venue are the official service providers. Anyone found providing any of these services at the venue, restrooms etc. will be asked to leave the premises.  

I have someone competing in the NPC show, can I get a Back-Stage Pass?

Back-Stage Passes are sold Friday during check-in only.  They are sold on a first come first serve basis and are very limited.  To purchase a Back-Stage Pass you must have a valid NPC Membership Card or purchase one Friday during check-in at the “Venue” American Bank Center.  1901 Shoreline Dr. Corpus Christi, TX.

Where do I get information about registration, services (tanning, make up etc.) and rules?

Visit our NPC page on our website.  There you will find everything relevant to competing and getting ready to compete.

Registration Return Policy

NPC Battle on the Bay does not offer Exchanges, Returns or Refunds of any kind for NPC Registration.