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Mr. and Ms. Jones Beach USA is back

Richie Carbone of Mineola gets oiled up for

Richie Carbone of Mineola gets oiled up for the 2008 Mr. Jones Beach USA bodybuilding competition. Photo Credit: Newsday / Julia Gaines

Start reppin' it out in the gym immediately, people, because Muscle Beach returns to Jones Beach on Aug. 9 for the second annual Mr. and Ms. Jones Beach USA competition.

All the curls, skullcrushes, flies, inclines and declines will pay off for a few lucky beefed-up men and women later this summer. Bodybuilders will compete in one of 11 divisions based on age, weight and gender.

Men's bodybuilding 4 classes: Lightweight, middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight

Men's masters 2 classes: 40 and over, 50 and over

Teenage 1 class: 13-19

Women's bodybuilding 2 classes: Lightweight, heavyweight

Women's masters 1 class: 40 and over

Bikini competition Open to all females

Check-in for competitors is 9 a.m., with prejudging at noon. Registration costs $25 before Aug. 2, $50 day of. Sign up at

Checkin' out for spectators, well, that starts as soon as you get to West Bathhouse. And your tickets to this gun show are free!

Rain date: Aug. 16

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