INTERNATIONAL LEVEL ATHLETE (ILA):
The following Athletes shall be considered to be International-Level Athletes for the purposes of the Anti-Doping Rules, and, therefore, the specific provisions in the Anti-Doping Rules applicable to International-Level Athletes (e.g., Testing, TUEs, whereabouts, and Results Management) shall apply to such Athletes:
(a) Athletes who are part of the IFBB Registered Testing Pool or any other Testing Pool;
(b) Athletes holding a valid IFBB International Card;
(c) Athletes who compete in any of the IFBB International Events listed on the IFBB website at https://ifbb.com/events/ from time to time.
NATIONAL LEVEL ATHLETE (NLA):
An athlete who competes in sport at the National level, as defined by each NADO, consistent with the International Standard for Testing and Investigations; an athlete inserted in his/her relevant National Registered Testing Pool; an athlete who doesn’t compete in International Events as defined by the IFBB Federation Anti-Doping Rules.
The time between the beginning and the end of the event.
The period commencing at 11.59 pm on the day before a Competition in which the Athlete is scheduled to participate through the end of such Competition and the Sample collection process related to such Competition.
OUT OF COMPETITION:
Any period which is not in competition