To enter the Mr. Universe competition, you must be a United States citizen who has placed at least fifth in an amateur competition to qualify for national competitions. You must also register with the National Amateur Bodybuilders Association.
- Compete as an amateur
Before entering to compete for the title of Mr. Universe, you must first place fifth or better in your height or weight class in a state, regional or national amateur competition. Once you have achieved this, you are qualified to move onto the next step.
- Register with the NABBA
Complete the online registration form. In order to become an active member, you must also pay the applicable membership fee. If you are a NABBA member in good standing, you are free to enter the national competition and compete for the title of Mr. Universe.
- Enter the competition
Entry forms for the Mr. Universe competition are available online. There are many different divisions in the competition, including both amateur and professional classifications. When you complete the entry form, it is important that you select your division correctly.