Info Updated: October 6, 1999

The city of Las Vegas, Nevada is proud to welcome the
1999 IFBB Mr. Olympia,
and the 1999 IFBB Fitness Olympia.

News Flash on Tickets!

1999 Mr. Olympia Finals: SOLD OUT!!!
1999 Mr. Olympia Pre-Judging: Tickets Still Available!
1999 Fitness Olympia Finals: Tickets Still Available!

Contest Dates & Times
  • Thursday, Oct 21st

    • 2pm: Olympia Press Conference
      (Free to the Public).

  • Friday, October 22nd

    • 10am-6pm: Joe Weider's Muscle Beach.
      (Free to Mandalay Bay Guests)

    • 10am-6pm. Olympia Expo.
      (Free to the Public)

    • 7pm: Fitness Olympia Contest
      (Judging and Finals)

    • 10pm: Fitness Olympia Cocktail Party

  • Saturday, October 23rd

    • 10am-6pm: Joe Weider's Muscle Beach.
      (Free to Mandalay Bay Guests)

    • 10am-6pm. Olympia Expo.
      (Free to the Public)

    • 1pm: Mr. Olympia Prejudging

    • 7pm: Mr. Olympia Finals
      (Host: Sinbad)

    • 10pm: VIP Banquet

  • Sunday, October 24th

    • 9am: Olympia Seminar

Mr. Olympia Competitors

Ronnie Coleman
Flex Wheeler
Nasser El Sonbaty
Kevin Levrone
Shawn Ray
Chris Cormier
Lee Priest
Mike Matarazzo
Ernie Taylor
Jean Pierre Fux
Milos Sarcev
Jay Cutler
Porter Cottrell
Pavol Jablonicky
Paul Dillett
Dexter Jackson
Markus Ruhl

Also, the overall winner of the men's NPC Nationals will get a special invite to participate in the Mr. Olympia this year!

Fitness Olympia Competitors

Monica Brant
Mary Yockey
Susan Curry
Lena Johannesen
Cristiana Casoni
Stacey Simons
Amanda Blank
Milamar Flores
Madonna Grimes
Mellissa Frabaille
Jenny Worth
Kelly Ryan
Ursula Buckanes Henry
Marietta Zigalova
Timea Majorova

Mr. Olympia Expo

This year, the expo promises to be bigger and better than any other year. The expo is free to anyone who wishes to check out the latest bodybuilders and products in the bodybuilding and fitness world. There will be over 300 specialized booths, the largest Olympia Expo ever! Anybody who is associated with bodybuilding and fitness should and will be there! There will be many guests. On Saturday, there will be a special appearance by Magic Johnson, who will be giving away free autographs, at the Weider Nutrition Booth.

At the Muscle Beach event (which you need a Mandalay Bay room key to get in), there will be appearances by Gunther Schlierkamp, Roland Kickinger, Vicki Gates, Lou Ferrigno, Victor Konokolov, Dennis Newman, Kim Chizevsky, Tom Prince, Laura Creavalle, and Cory Everson, at varying times on Friday and Saturday.

Contest Location

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

on the Las Vegas Strip
next to the Luxor Hotel

Contest & Banquet Ticket Prices

Mr. Olympia Pre-Judging
$50 - All Seats

Mr. Olympia Finals
$60 / $100 / $150 / $200

Fitness Olympia Contest
$ 50 / $100 / $150

Olympia Seminar
$ 40 - All Seats

Special VIP Ticket

The Special VIP Ticket is available only by Mail Order, and includes the best seats for the Mr. Olympia Pre-judging, the best seats for the Mr. Olympia Finals, the best seats for the Fitness Olympia contest, a ticket to the Fitness Olympia Cocktail party, a ticket to the VIP Banquet, and a ticket for the Olympia seminar. They are almost sold out, so check to make sure they are available.

To Order Tickets

By PhoneCall Ticketmaster at
(702) 474-4000
or the Mandalay Bay Resort Box Office at
(702) 632-7580
In PersonAt the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
Box Office
Box Office open 7 days a week!
By MailSend a check or money order to the:

P.O. Box 1490
Radio City Station, NY, 10101

Hotel Information

Official Contest Hotel is:

The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Hotel (of course)
For Reservations, and a special rate of $129, call
(877) 632-7000

User reference code "Olympia 99"
to receive a special rate.

However, if the Mandalay Bay Hotel is sold out of special rates, the Luxor Hotel will also honor the special rate, using reference code "TOLYMPI". The Luxor is right next door to the Mandalay Bay. Phone Number is (800) 288-1000, or (702) 262-4000.

Other Information

For any questions or other information,
please call (914) 638-9290.