Anybody here attending Mr Olympia 2003? I have tickets to the Finals ($125 ouch!) on Saturday, Oct 25. Absentees this year include: Kevin Levrone, Shawn Ray, Flex Wheeler, Craig Titus, King Kamali and Markus Rahl.
I have a feeling Jay Cutler might take out Ronnie Coleman this year.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 22


Muscle Movie Night
Muscle Movie night will be located in the Jazzman Ballroom, starting at 8pm. It will be free to the public.
Thursday, October 23


Olympia Press Conference
A chance to meet all of the competitors of all four events, and a chance to ask your favorite bodybuilder or fitness competitor questions. This event is usually packed, so come early! 11:am at the Events Center, Free to the Public
Fitness / Figure / Ms. Olympia Prejudging
The contests begins at 1:00pm at the Events Center, where you can see the best of the best competing in the prejudging rounds. $50 all seats reserved

Meet the Olympians
Come say hello to the Olympians at the Islander Ballroom from 7 - 10pm. VIP Ticketholders only from 7 - 8 pm. After 8pm, the event is free to the public.

Friday, October 24


Muscle Beach
Come and see your favorite bodybuilders working out in a 'replica' of the world famous muscle beach. This event is free to the public, and is located at the Mandalay Beach area, from 9am to 5pm.
Olympia Expo
Hundreds of exhibiters show off the latest sports nutrition products, where you can get tons of samples, great prices, and see fitness and bodybuilder competitors where they will sign autographs. This event is located at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, and is free to the public. The expo is open from 9am to 5pm.

Bikini Battle Royale
10am, located at the Olympia Expo stage. Fitness and figure models representing exhibiting companies compete for the the title and a $1,000 prize.

Women's Battle of the Biceps
3pm, located at the Olympia Expo stage. This event is open to all female fans. To sign up, come to the Muscle & Fitness booth in the Olympia Expo on the day of the contest. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis, so get there early. Registration closes an hour before the contest begins.

Figure, Fitness & Ms. Olympia Finals
The contests begins at 7:00pm at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, where the best of the best in fitness and women's bodybuilding battle it out. Tickets are $ 75 / $100 / $125 / $150.

VIP Cocktail Party
The VIP Cocktail Party, featuring the figure, fitness and women bodybuilder competitors, will be at 10pm at the Mandalay Bay Beach area. This event is for VIP ticketholders only!

Saturday, October 25


Muscle Beach

Come and see your favorite bodybuilders working out in a 'replica' of the world famous muscle beach. This event is free to the public, and is located at the Mandalay Beach area, from 9 am to 5pm.

Olympia Expo
Hundreds of exhibiters show off the latest sports nutrition products, where you can get tons of samples, great prices, and see fitness and bodybuilder competitors where they will sign autographs. This event is located at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, and is free to the public. The expo is open from 9am to 5pm.

Men's Battle of the Biceps
10am, located at the Olympia Expo stage. To sign up, come to the Muscle & Fitness booth in the Olympia Expo on the day of the contest. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis, so get there early. Registration closes an hour before the contest begins.

Mr. Olympia Prejudging
The event begins at noon at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. This is where you compare the best of the best in men's bodybuilding. Tickets are $50.

Ms. Bikini Olympia
3pm, located at the Olympia Expo stage. Open to all female fans. For entry info, call IFBB Pro Division at (845) 638-9290. The winner will receive airfare, 3 nights hotel, and 2 VIP tickets to the 2004 Olympia.

Mr. Olympia Finals
The Finals begin at 7:00pm at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. This bodybuilding contest is the king of all contests, where the best will be crowned. This event last year was sold out over a month before so get your tickets early! Tickets are $ 75 / $100 / $125 / $150 / $200.

VIP Banquet
After the Mr. Olympia finals, at 10pm, at the Islander Ballroom, come and be treated to a great dinner, dancing, and just plain having a good time with everyone. This event is for VIP Ticketholders only.

After Hours Party
The midnight hour, ath the Mandalay Bay, at the House of Blues! Tickets are $25 Sunday, October 26