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PORT ST. LUCIE -- The Treasure Coast Classic Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Competition will be held at the city's Civic Center on Saturday, Aug. 24.
Sanctioned by the National Physique Committee, the event is open to the public and will include approximately 50 competitors.
It is the fourth year the popular competition will be held at the Civic Center. If it continues to grow, it will be extended nationally and may include as many as 150 to 175 competitors in the future.
Prejudging begins at 10 a.m., and the finals start at 6 p.m. Tickets for prejudging event are $15. The 6 p.m. evening show costs $30. A combination ticket for both events is $40.
Also at the show will be 22 sponsors offering fitness-related clothing and nutritional items.
On Sunday, Aug. 25, more than 70 people will compete in the Florida State Classic bodybuilding competition, also at the Civic Center. Lifters will compete for a shot at the prestigious national competition in Las Vegas.
A team of lifters from the Humana Fitness Center at the Civic Center will represent Port St. Lucie. They will be led by Matt Levine, city Fitness Coordinator, who is a Mr. Olympia competitor and champion power lifter.
The Port St. Lucie Civic Center address is 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place.
For more information, call Humana Fitness and Wellness Center at