The Texas Classic is now joining the Dallas Showdown Classic

2020 dallas showdown classic

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Due to the recent Covid 19 pandemic, the Natural Fit Federation and I have decided to combine shows and bring you one great combined contest!

The NFF Texas Classic is now joining the Dallas Showdown Classic! Larry Shaw and I look forward to showcasing the elite drug-free athletes of the NFF. As an NFF amateur or pro athlete you are able to compete when and where you would like. Also, the NFF welcomes ALL amateurs and pros from any federation, organization, or league to join our athletes on stage. If you can pass our test, you can compete! 

Athlete Information

Men’s Amateur Divisions



Classic Physique

Men’s Physique

Women’s Amateur Divisions

Women’s Physique




Novice, Open, and Masters Divisions available

Bodybuilding Weight Classes may be adjusted based on number of entries

  • Heavyweight: Over 189
  • Middleweight: 165-189
  • Lightweight: Under 165

Classic Physique, Men’s Physique, Figure, Athletic, & Bikini may be split by height based on number of athletes.

Masters Divisions will be split by age based on number of athletes

  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-54
  • 55+



To pre-order photos or if you would like to book a session with Rico before or after the contest, please call 214-763-5191 OR contact him at

*For quick turnaround all pre-order packages will be processed before post-show orders

**Please note No other professional photographers or professional cameras are allowed to take stage shots. If you would like to get photographs of the athletes we ask that they are taken outside of the performing arts theater. Thank you.


Tracy Nelson Tan is the official tanning service of the Texas Classic. Competitors will have an appointment Friday afternoon/evening and an appointment early Saturday morning. Tanning will take place at the Host Hotel.

TEAM TNT will be set up backstage at the venue providing touch ups, glaze (oil), and suit glue.


Hair & Make-Up

Jolinda Hogan is the official Hair and Make-up Artist of the Texas Classic. Book your Appointment for Saturday morning to be GLAM’d!

Call: 903-819-2875

Host Hotel

La Quinta Inn & Suites
2131 West Interstate 20

Grand Prairie, Texas 75052


*****Book before July 24, 2020 to receive group rate*****


Polygraph Screening

All competitors MUST have a polygraph done BEFORE they will be allowed to compete on stage. If you have had a polygraph within the last 90 days you may bypass this step by providing evidence in writing of your passed polygraph.

Polygraphs are available by appointment and will be held at the contest hotel. All appointment reservations will be made when you register online but paid for at time of appointment.

Event Schedule

9am - 9:45am

Athlete's Meeting

10pm - 11am


11am - 12pm

Women's Physique

12pm - 1pm


1 - 1:30pm


2pm - 3pm

Classic Physique

3pm - 5pm


5pm - 6pm

Men's Physique

Event FAQs

What is the NFF?

The Naturally Fit Federation was started so that the athletes and promoters would have a place to compete in drug free competitions without all the restrictions and added cost other federations are charging. We do not charge promoters to hold a show and our annual membership fee is only $50 per year, 1/2 of most other federations. As a Naturally Fit Federation amateur or pro athlete you are able to compete when and where you would like. Also, the Naturally Fit Federation welcomes all amateurs and pros from any drug free federation to join our athletes on stage. If you can pass our test you can compete! 

What is considered a banned substance?

Naturally Fit Federation (NFF) member athletes, both amateur and professional must undergo and pass a polygraph test at each NFF sanctioned contest in which he/she is to participate (unless a drug waiver form is presented). Urine test will be conducted on all NFF pro qualifying, over-all division winners and all professional division athletes earning a monetary win. The NFF has implemented strict qualifying standards for testing and retesting procedures regarding drug use and athlete participation based on the following criteria: All NFF member athletes must be completely free of illegal performance-enhancing drugs. The NFF bans the following substances and related compounds, their use constitutes grounds for dismissal from all NFF competitions and suspension from membership in the organization for 7 years.


Who is eligible to compete?

Open to all amateur and pro athletes who have a current NFF card. You may obtain one at Athlete Check-in Friday evening. 

Are we required to be at the Athlete's check in?

Yes, all competitors are required to check-in between 6pm-9pm on Friday. You will be height/weight carded, and will be provided your competitor badge (needed to get back stage) and your competitor buttons. 

Are coaches permitted backstage?

Competitors may have one coach/trainer back stage. Backstage pass may be purchased for coach/trainer online or at Athlete’s check-in. *no exceptions.  Be sure your coach is wearing badge to access backstage on Saturday. 

How do I schedule a polygraph screening?

 If you have completed a polygraph test within the past 90 days you do not need to retest.  You must provide written proof of polygraph test completion at check-in.   All competitors will be able to complete your polygraph test on Thursday or Friday,  at the Host Hotel. Please schedule as soon as possible.  Appointments times should be selected when registering. Fee: $60.00, CASH payable at time of appointment. 

What are the required poses for my division?

Each participant will required to perform the mandatory and symmetry poses as required for their class.  The goal of the NFF is to provide each athlete with time on stage.  All athletes have worked hard to get to the stage and we want you to be seen!  Please see the JUDGING CRITERIA.

Event Location

Uptown Theater

120 East Main Street

Grand Prairie, Texas 75050