LADIES CLASSES

 

In all ladies’ classes there may be a requirement to split classes into a Tall & a Short Category. This decision may be made in advance by the promoter or may take place on the day of the competition.

 

These are the height categories that will be used:

 

Short: Up to & including 164 cm’s. (5 feet 4½ inches) Tall: Over 164.1 cm’s.

 

Ladies Bikini Classes

The following Classes fall within the categorisation of Ladies Bikini Classes; Bikini

Junior Bikini Bikini Trained Masters Bikini

Master’s Bikini Trained Wellness

 

 

Both Bikini Toned & Junior Bikini Classes have the exact same criteria with the single exception of age range. Both classes will be offered at registration, however classes are subject to a minimum entry of 6 Athletes per class. If less than the required numbers register for Junior Bikini, then these Athletes will be moved into the open Bikini. The judges will be aware of the athlete’s age groups & will be able to extend invitations for Finals appearances relative to the specific age.

 

**For Clarity: No individual music track must be submitted by the Athlete – Background Music will be played – No need for Individual Music.

 

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

 

Attire will be a 2- piece bikini of any colour, fabric or texture that may be decorated with crystals or similar. The bikini bottom must cover all the frontal area & be tasteful & feminine from the rear. All ladies will need to wear heels. No restrictions, but that are comfortable walking in. 

 

Athletes must not wear tiaras or any other head-dress.

Jewellery can be worn but must be tasteful & not detract from the physique. Bikini, jewellery & shoes will not be judged.

All Ladies Bikini Classes will follow the same format:

 

Athletes will enter on-stage in numerical order & stand in line. Athletes will perform quarter turns.

Athletes will perform compulsory poses. Athletes will perform individual “I” Walks

Athletes may be asked to perform a free style feminine pose-down as a group. Athletes will then be awarded medals, trophies, Finals invitation (If applicable) etc... Athletes will then leave the stage

 

In all instances the athletes will be directed & instructed by the MC, Judges Panel & possibly designated stage helpers.

 

Quarter Turns;

 

Front position- Athlete with one hand on the hip & the other hand off. (Quarter Turn to the Right)

Side position left side showing- right leg straight, left leg slightly bent, right hand on the hip, left hand off & pulled back to show waist.

(Quarter Turn to the Right)

Rear facing position- legs open no more than hip width apart, two hands on hips or two hands off, this is the athlete’s choice. No excessive bending forward at the waist.

(Quarter Turn to the Right)

Side position, right side showing- left leg straight, right leg slightly bent, left hand on the hip, right hand off & pulled back to show waist.

(Quarter Turn to the Right)

The “I” Walk will be performed as follows; Athletes will be selected in numerical order

The Athlete will commence from rear of the stage with a front pose of choice. The Athlete will move to the front of stage & again show a front pose of choice.

The Athlete will then perform four quarter turns presenting their own interpretation. In all cases hands must be low.

The Athlete will the return to the line in numerical order & await direction. The complete “I” Walk should take a maximum of 60 seconds.

 

BIKINI

 

Bikini Class will be judged on an athletic body promoting a healthy lifestyle. Ladies will be recognisably fit & show evidence of training muscularly without being excessively defined or dieted. Symmetry, Balance & Proportions, Conditioning & Presentation will all be assessed by the judges.

 

Stage presence, etiquette & tanning will form the foundations of all judging decisions.

JUNIOR BIKINI

 

The age limit to compete in Junior Bikini is 23 & under. For clarification this limit is 23 years & 364 days. This ruling also applies for the Finals (If applicable) If an athlete has qualified within that age range but then falls outside by the time the final comes around the athlete is permitted to change class to the open Bikini Class.

 

Junior Bikini Class will be judged on an athletic body promoting a healthy lifestyle. Ladies will be recognisably fit & show evidence of training muscularly without being excessively defined or dieted. Symmetry, Balance & Proportions, Conditioning & Presentation will all be assessed by the judges. Stage presence, etiquette & tanning will form the foundations of all judging decisions.

 

BIKINI TRAINED

Bikini Trained Class will be judged on an athletic trained body promoting a healthy lifestyle. Ladies will be recognisably fit & show evidence of training muscularly & body fat will be low. Symmetry, Balance & Proportions, Conditioning & Presentation will all be assessed by the judges.

Stage presence, etiquette & tanning will form the foundations of all judging decisions.

 

WELLNESS

This Category is for Females with athletic physiques that showcase more body mass in the hips, glutes and thigh areas. The upper body is developed but not to the same degree as the lower body.

 

BIKINI MASTERS - 35

The age requirement to compete in the Bikini Masters Class is that an athlete MUST be aged 35 or above at the qualifying show. A 34-year-old lady cannot compete with the intention of being 35+ at the Finals.

 

Bikini Masters Class will be judged on an athletic trained body promoting a healthy lifestyle. Ladies will be recognisably fit & show evidence of training muscularly & body fat will be low. Judges will reward muscle maturity & dry conditioning associated with older, experienced athletes. Symmetry, Balance & Proportions, Conditioning & Presentation will all be assessed by the judges.

Stage presence, etiquette & tanning will form the foundations of all judging decisions.

BIKINI TRAINED MASTERS - 40

The age requirement to compete in the Bikini Masters Class is that an athlete MUST be aged 40 or above at the qualifying show. A 39-year-old lady cannot compete with the intention of being 40+ at the Finals. (If applicable)

 

Bikini Trained Masters Class will be judged on an athletic trained body promoting a healthy lifestyle. Ladies will be recognisably fit & show evidence of a bit more training muscularly & body fat will be low. Judges will reward muscle maturity & dry conditioning associated with older, experienced athletes. Symmetry, Balance & Proportions, Conditioning & Presentation will all be assessed by the judges.

 

Stage presence, etiquette & tanning will form the foundations of all judging decisions.