About JP Grand Prix

Official site for the JP Grand Prix Bodybuilding Contest


Welcome to the official site for the JP Grand Prix.

This is a collaboration between Jordan Peters (TrainedByJP) and Strength Asylum Gym to bring to you one of the biggest amateur bodybuilding competitions in the UK. This years competition will be held on the 8th of October, at the Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke.

The competition is being run under the PCA federation and will be in line with PCA rules. To enter the competition, you must be a PCA member, and have registered to compete prior to the event, both of which can be done here on the Official PCA website.

The competition offers a massive £20,000 prize fund, the highest prize fund of any amateur competition, for any federation in the UK other than the PCA finals. The prize money will be split equally across all classes, with an additional prize for the male and female overall winners.

There will also be a men's professional class with prize money for the top 3.

The prize money will be broken down as seen below.

Amateurs

First Place - £450

Second Place - £250

Third Place - £150

 

Professionals

First Place - £2000

Second Place - £1250

Third Place - £750

 

The competition will be a qualifying event for the 2018 British finals, and a selection event for super series international competitions in 2018, this will allow athletes to compete in the pro classes , at the super series events. The category list for the competition can be seen below.

If you have any queries as to which class you would best suit, please Contact Jordan Peters, at trainedbyjp@hotmail.co.uk

The top 3 in every class will each receive a bespoke JP Grand Prix trophy.

Our aim, is to ensure the athletes are catered for in every manner and are rewarded for Their efforts and hard work.

 

If you require anything further or would like more information about the JP Grand Prix please make an enquiry using our online enquiry form.


JP Grand Prix

JP Grand Prix Bodybuilding Contest Categories


To learn more about the bodybuilding categories for the JP Classic please choose your chosen class from the options below.

Alternatively click here to download the latest PCA contest guidelines.

 

Physical Culture Association.
Judging Assessments

This document will outline the requirements of each class and what is expected of competitors during both pre-judging and night shows. These may be subject to change and competitors will be notified of any such changes prior to events and reiterated at the competitors meeting at contests. On participating in the Physical Culture Association Championships, the competitor agrees to adhere to the rules of the Association and will respect all their fellow athletes, all judges and officials.

All athletes therefore agree to accept and respect the judging panel decisions as final. All classes will be judged on the athlete’s attitude, confidence, posing, poise and commitment to their time on stage. All categories will be put on at each qualifier if the minimum numbers of competitors are met to quantify a competition, or at the promoter’s discretion.

Minimum numbers is THREE.


 

 

Men's Bodybuilding:

Posing trunks to be competitor’s choice of colour and style. No thongs.

To include Teenage, Juniors, First Timers, Athletic Bodybuilders, Masters over 45yrs, Masters over 55yrs** and all Men's Height classes. ** Numbers pending.

Height classes to include:
Men's "Short Class" / “CLASS 4” Under 167cm. (5ft 6in)
Men's "Medium Class" / “CLASS 3” 167.1cm to under 173cm. (5ft 6.1in - 5ft 8in)
Men's "Tall Class" / “CLASS 2” 173.1cm to under 179cm. (5ft 8.1in - 5ft 10in)
Men's "Super Tall" / “CLASS 1” Over 179.1cm. (5ft 10.1in and above)

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position' no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment. All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage.

All competitors will then perform compulsory poses in small groups (3-6 competitors) in numerical order.

 

The compulsory poses are:

1. Front Double Bicep.
2. Front Lat Spread.
3. Side Chest.
4. Rear Double Bicep.
5. Rear Lat Spread.
6. Side Tricep.
7. Abdominals and Thigh.
8. Most Muscular.

Compulsory poses will be performed in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judge’s discretion. When the final comparison has taken place pre-judging for that particular class is at an end. Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter.

Every competitor will perform a 60 second posing routine to music of their choice. Music must not contain any foul language or racial references of any sort; if so, music will be stopped immediately. All competitors will then take part in a pose down, following which the top 3 will be announced. The top 3 will then perform a final round of comparisons and another short pose-down. Final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the run through Final/night show.

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show. The above classes will be judged on Symmetry, Proportions, Balance, Definition and Overall Condition and a Complete package, with skin tone/condition and an even tan cover taken in to consideration. (See explanations below)


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Athletic (Classical) Bodybuilding

Posing trunks to be competitors choice of colour and style. No thongs. Athletic bodybuilding will be judged on criteria.

 

Pre-Judging

First round of pre-judging for this class only, will be the free posing round, every competitor will perform a 60 second posing routine to music of their choice. Music must not contain any foul language or racial references of any sort; if so, music will be stopped immediately. Once all free posing has been performed, all competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position', no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment.

All competitors will then perform 4-quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage.

All competitors will then perform compulsory poses in small groups (3-6 competitors) in numerical order.

 

The compulsory poses are:

1. Front Double Bicep. (Taking a more classical approach)
2. Front Lat Spread.
3. Side Chest.
4. Rear Double Bicep. (Taking a more classical approach)
5. Rear Lat Spread.
6. Side Tricep.
7. Abdominals and Thigh.

Compulsory poses will be performed in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Compulsory poses will be utilised for comparison purposes. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place prejudging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter. All competitors will then take part in a pose down, following which the top 3 will be announced. The top 3 will then perform a final round of comparisons and another short pose-down. Final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the run through Final/night show.

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show.

Athletic Bodybuilding Criteria.

The above classical class is predominately striving for a physique that will be judged on symmetry, proportions, balance allowing no muscle groups to be too big or small. Equal development between shoulders to thighs, with a taper to the waist. With all muscle groups flowing into the next. Definition and condition for the complete package, with overall stage presence and posing ability, skin tone/condition and an even tan cover taken in to consideration.


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Men's Physique

Men's Athletic physique "Short Class" Under 178cm. Men's Athletic Physique "Tall Class" over 178cm. (The above classes will be put on if number of entrants warrant it) Attire will be board shorts with lace up waist, with a length that should not cover the knees, any colour.

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position' no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment. All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage. Quarter turns may be performed with hands on or off the hips All competitors will then perform compulsory poses in small groups (3-6 competitors) in numerical order.

 

The compulsory poses are:

1. Front arms overhead, open handed. (Quarter turn to the right)
2. Left side abdominal/oblique with left hand behind the head. (Quarter turn to the right)
3. Rear arms overhead, open handed. (Quarter turn to the right)
4. Right side abdominal/oblique with right hand behind the head.

Compulsory poses will be performed in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Compulsory poses will be utilised for comparison purposes. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place prejudging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter. Every competitor will perform a 60 second (max) i-walk** (I-walk will be performed with a front pose of choice at the rear of the stage, the athlete will walk forward to the front of the stage where the athlete will perform a set of quarter turns with their own interpretation of poses,to include over head poses if the competitor chooses to in this class.) to to music supplied by the organiser. All competitors will then take part in a final comparison, following which the top 3 will be announced.

The top 3 will then perform a t-walk** (t-walk will consist of a front or side pose of choice at the rear of the stage, pose of choice can consist of any over head poses or side poses, walk to the front of the stage performing another front or side pose of choice, walk over to one side of the stage perform a front and rear pose of choice. The athlete will walk over to the other side of the stage complete a further front and rear pose of choice, return to the centre front of the stage, with all poses comprising of over head poses if the competitor chooses, finish t-walk and return into numerical order.) to music supplied by the organiser, final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the night show. (If applicable)

All competitors will be judged during the run through finals/night show. The above class will be judged on a physique with an athletic appearance but must still have symmetry, proportions, balance, definition and overall condition and a Complete package, with skin tone/condition, hair, facial features and an even tan cover taken in to consideration.


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Men's Muscle Model

Men's Muscle Model.
Men's Muscle Model "Short Class" Under 178cm.
Men's Muscle Model "Tall Class" over 178cm.
(The above height classes will be put on, if the number of entrants warrant it).
Attire will be Lycra fashion shorts with lace up waist, short length, any colour.

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position' no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment. All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage. Quarter turns may be performed with hands on or off the hips All competitors will then perform compulsory poses in small groups (3-6 competitors) in numerical order.

 

The compulsory poses are:

1. Front arms overhead, open handed. (Quarter turn to the right)
2. Left side abdominal/oblique with left hand behind the head. (Quarter turn to the right)
3. Rear arms overhead, open handed. (Quarter turn to the right)
4. Right side abdominal/oblique with right hand behind the head. (Face front)
5. Abdominal and Thighs.
6. Most muscular, one hand on thigh or both. (No trap over pose).

Compulsory poses will be performed in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Compulsory poses will be utilised for comparison purposes. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place prejudging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter. Every competitor will perform a 60 second (max) i-walk** (I-walk will be performed with a front pose of choice at the rear of the stage, the athlete will walk forward to the front of the stage where the athlete will perform a set of quarter turns with their own interpretation of poses,to include over head poses if the competitor chooses to in this class.) to to music supplied by the organiser. All competitors will then take part in a final comparison, following which the top 3 will be announced.

The top 3 will then perform a t-walk** (t-walk will consist of a front or side pose of choice at the rear of the stage, pose of choice can consist of any over head poses or side poses, walk to the front of the stage performing another front or side pose of choice, walk over to one side of the stage perform a front and rear pose of choice. The athlete will walk over to the other side of the stage complete a further front and rear pose of choice, return to the centre front of the stage, with all poses comprising of over head poses if the competitor chooses, finish t-walk and return into numerical order.) to music supplied by the organiser, final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the night show. (If applicable)

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show. The athletes in the above class will be judged on a healthy Muscle Model physique with more muscle mass than the Athletic Physique, yet with a body fat amount low enough to see muscle groups and full separation, This class is aimed at competitors who do not want to be referred to or compete as a bodybuilder. Competitors will be judged upon symmetry, proportions, balance, definition, overall condition, marketability, stage presence, personality and confidence, with skin tone/condition, hair, facial features and an even tan cover taken in to account. The complete package. (See explanations below)


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Ladies Toned Bikini

Ladies Toned Bikini "Short Class" Under 164cm.
Ladies Toned Bikini "Tall Class" Over 164cm.
Ladies Toned Bikini "Over 35yrs" (if numbers allow)
(More classes will be put on if number of entrants warrant it)

Attire will be a 2 piece bikini, colour of choice which can be decorated with crystals. The bikini must be of adequate decency, with frontal areas sufficiently covered and thongs are prohibited. High heel shoes are to be worn with a small platform sole permitted no greater than 1cm thickness. The colour and style of the shoes will be the competitors own choice. Jewellery can include, earrings, bracelet/s (on one arm) and wedding bands plus one other ring only.

All jewellery are competitors own choice.

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position', no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment.

 

The quarter turns for bikini classes are as follows:

Front position, to include one hand on the hip and one off.
A quarter turn to your right, to include right leg straight, left leg slightly bent, right hand on the hip, left hand off to show waist taper.
Quarter turn to the right (now facing the rear of the stage) legs apart, NO WIDER THAN OWN HIPS WIDTH, or feet together (in a small T position) competitors own choice, two hands on the hips or two hands off, again competitor's choice.
Quarter turn to the right, left leg straight and right leg slightly bent, left hand on the hip and right hand off.

All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage. Quarter turns may be performed with hands on or off the hips.

Compulsory poses will be performed in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Compulsory poses will be utilised for comparison purposes. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place prejudging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter. Every competitor will perform a 60 second (max) i-walk**(I-walk will be performed with a front pose of choice at the rear of the stage, the athlete will walk forward to the front of the stage where the athlete will perform a set of quarter turns with their own interpretation of poses. (No over head poses in this class.) to music supplied by the organiser. All competitors will then take part in a final comparison, following which the top 3 will be announced.

The top 3 will then perform a t-walk** (twalk will consist of a front position of choice at the rear of the stage, walk to the front of the stage performing another front position of choice, walk over to one side of the stage perform a front and rear pose of choice. The athlete will walk over to the other side of the stage complete a further front and rear pose of choice, return to the centre front of the stage, finish t-walk and return into numerical order. (No over head poses performed in this class.) to music supplied by the organiser, final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the night show. (If applicable)

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show. The above class will be judged upon a healthy feminine Toned Bikini body with a fit appearance which promotes a healthy lifestyle, competitors must not have unnecessary hip, rib bone exposure and muscularity, vascularity, excessive dieting will not be encouraged. Ladies will still have, symmetry, proportions, balance and a Complete package, with skin tone/condition, hair, facial features and an even tan cover taken in to consideration. Bikini, jewellery and shoes will not be judged upon.

**See below in explanations. Promoting a healthy Toned Bikini body, femininity, poise, personality and confidence.


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Ladies Trained Bikini

Ladies Trained Bikini "Short Class" Under 164cm.
Ladies Trained Bikini "Tall Class" Over 164cm.
Ladies Trained Bikini "Over 35yrs" (if numbers allow)
(More classes will be put on if number of entrants warrant it)

Attire will be a 2 piece bikini, colour of choice which can be decorated with crystals. The bikini must be of adequate decency, with frontal areas sufficiently covered and thongs are prohibited. High heel shoes are to be worn with a small platform sole permitted no greater than 1cm thickness. The colour and style of the shoes will be the competitors own choice. Jewellery can include, earrings, bracelet/s (on one arm) and wedding bands plus one other ring only.

All jewellery are competitors own choice.

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position', no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment.

 

The quarter turns for bikini classes are as follows:

Front position, to include one hand on the hip and one off.
A quarter turn to your right, to include right leg straight, left leg slightly bent, right hand on the hip, left hand off to show waist taper.
Quarter turn to the right (now facing the rear of the stage) legs apart, NO WIDER THAN OWN HIPS WIDTH, or feet together (in a small T position) competitors own choice, two hands on the hips or two hands off, again competitor's choice.
Quarter turn to the right, left leg straight and right leg slightly bent, left hand on the hip and right hand off.

All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage. Quarter turns may be performed with hands on or off the hips.

Compulsory poses will be performed in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Compulsory poses will be utilised for comparison purposes. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place prejudging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter. Every competitor will perform a 60 second (max) i-walk** (I-walk will be performed with a front pose of choice at the rear of the stage, the athlete will walk forward to the front of the stage where the athlete will perform a set of quarter turns with their own interpretation of poses,to include over head poses if the competitor chooses to in this class.) to to music supplied by the organiser. All competitors will then take part in a final comparison, following which the top 3 will be announced.

The top 3 will then perform a t-walk** (t-walk will consist of a front or side pose of choice at the rear of the stage, pose of choice can consist of any over head poses or side poses, walk to the front of the stage performing another front or side pose of choice, walk over to one side of the stage perform a front and rear pose of choice. The athlete will walk over to the other side of the stage complete a further front and rear pose of choice, return to the centre front of the stage, with all poses comprising of over head poses if the competitor chooses, finish t-walk and return into numerical order.) to music supplied by the organiser, final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the night show. (If applicable)

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show. The above class will be judged on a healthy Trained Bikini body with a trained athletic appearance whilst promoting a healthy lifestyle, athletes will be expected to carry more muscle than the above class, with femininity and a little less body fat but again must not have unnecessary hip, rib bone exposure but must still have, symmetry, proportions, balance and a Complete package, with skin tone/condition, hair, facial features and an even tan cover taken in to consideration. Bikini, jewellery and shoes will not be judged upon. **See below in explanations.

Promoting a healthy Trained Bikini body, femininity, poise, personality and confidence.


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Ladies Toned Figure

Ladies Toned Figure
Ladies Toned Figure "Over 35yrs" (if number of entrants warrant it)

Attire will be a 2 piece bikini with a crossover back, colour of choice which can be decorated with crystals. The bikini must be of adequate decency, with frontal areas sufficiently covered and Thongs Are Prohibited at International Events. High heel shoes are to be worn with a small platform sole permitted no greater than 1cm thickness. The colour and style of the shoes will be the competitors own choice. Jewellery can include, earrings, bracelet/s (on one arm) and wedding bands plus one other ring only.

All jewellery are competitors own choice.

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position', no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment. All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. Head to be facing the same way as the body. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage. All competitors will then perform compulsory poses in small groups (3-6 competitors) in numerical order.

 

The compulsory poses are:

1. Favourite Front pose with arms overhead. Quarter turn to the right.
2. Favourite left Side pose. Quarter turn to the right.
3. Favourite Rear pose with arms overhead. Quarter turn to the right.
4. Favourite right Side pose.

All poses are to be performed open handed and in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Compulsory poses will be utilised for comparison purposes. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place prejudging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter. Every competitor will perform a 60 second routine, with music of competitors own choice. (Shoes off) Music must not contain any foul language or racial references of any sort, if so, music will be stopped immediately. All competitors will then take part in a final comparison, following which the top 3 will be announced. The top 3 will then perform a t-walk** (t-walk will consist of a front or side pose of choice at the rear of the stage, pose of choice can consist of any over head poses or side poses, walk to the front of the stage performing another front or side pose of choice, walk over to one side of the stage perform a front and rear pose of choice. The athlete will walk over to the other side of the stage complete a further front and rear pose of choice, return to the centre front of the stage, with all poses comprising of over head poses if the competitor chooses, finish t-walk and return into numerical order.) to music supplied by the organiser, final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the night show. (If applicable)

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show. The above class will be judged on a healthy Toned Figure body with a more developed appearance with an aesthetically pleasing shape whilst promoting a healthy lifestyle and femininity. Athletes will carry muscle but not overly built, with a body fat content which will allow slight definition to be shown. Yet must still have symmetry, proportions, balance, condition and a complete package, with skin tone/condition, hair, facial features and an even tan cover taken in to consideration.

The least conditioned of the three Figure classes. Bikini, jewellery and shoes will not be judged upon. Promoting a healthy Toned Figure body, femininity, poise, personality and confidence.


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Ladies Athletic Figure

Ladies Athletic Figure
Ladies Athletic Figure "Over 35yrs" (if number of entrants warrant it)

Attire will be a 2 piece bikini with a crossover back, colour of choice which can be decorated with crystals. The bikini must be of adequate decency, with frontal areas sufficiently covered and Thongs Are Prohibited at International Events . High heel shoes are to be worn with a small platform sole permitted no greater than 1cm thickness. The colour and style of the shoes will be the competitors own choice. Jewellery can include, earrings, bracelet/s (on one arm) and wedding bands plus one other ring only. All jewellery are competitors own choice.

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position', no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment. All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. Head to be facing the same way as the body. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage. All competitors will then perform compulsory poses in small groups (3-6 competitors) in numerical order.

 

The compulsory poses are:

1. Favourite Front pose with arms overhead. Quarter turn to the right.
2. Favourite left Side pose. Quarter turn to the right.
3. Favourite Rear pose with arms overhead. Quarter turn to the right.
4. Favourite right Side pose. Quarter turn to the right.
5. Abdominals and Thighs.

All poses are to be performed open handed and in the above order.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Compulsory poses will be utilised for comparison purposes. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place prejudging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter.

Every competitor will perform a 60 second routine, with music of competitors own choice. (Shoes off) Music must not contain any foul language or racial references of any sort, if so, music will be stopped immediately. All competitors will then take part in a final comparison, following which the top 3 will be announced. The top 3 will then perform a t-walk** (t-walk will consist of a front or side pose of choice at the rear of the stage, pose of choice can consist of any over head poses or side poses, walk to the front of the stage performing another front or side pose of choice, walk over to one side of the stage perform a front and rear pose of choice. The athlete will walk over to the other side of the stage complete a further front and rear pose of choice, return to the centre front of the stage, with all poses comprising of over head poses if the competitor chooses, finish t-walk and return into numerical order.) to music supplied by the organiser, final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the night show. (If applicable)

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show. The Athletic Figure class is for athletes with a more developed physique than the Toned Figure. Which will be judged on a healthy Athletic Figure with a more developed appearance yet still have an aesthetically pleasing shape which promotes a healthy lifestyle and femininity. Athletes will carry more muscle than the above class but not overly built and with a lower body fat, with definition encouraged. All ladies must still have symmetry, proportions, balance, condition and a complete package, with skin tone/condition, hair, facial features and an even tan cover taken in to consideration.

Bikini, jewellery and shoes will not be judged upon. Promoting a healthy Athletic Figure body, femininity, poise, personality and confidence.


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Ladies Trained Figure.
(Formerly Muscle Figure)

Attire will be a 2 piece bikini with a crossover back, colour of choice which can be decorated with crystals. The bikini must be of adequate decency, with frontal areas sufficiently covered and Thongs Are Prohibited at International Events. High heel shoes are to be worn with a small platform sole permitted no greater than 1cm thickness. The colour and style of the shoes will be the competitors own choice. Jewellery as above.

 

Pre-Judging

All competitors will stand in one straight line in the centre of the stage in numerical order and in 'front position', no posing at this point. The judges will make their first assessment. All competitors will then perform 4 quarter turns to the right on instruction from the head judge. The head to be facing the same way as the body. The line will then be reversed/split and another set of quarter turns performed. The line will then be split in half and competitors will be placed at each side of the stage. Half the competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage and another round of quarter turns performed and then return to their side of the stage. The remaining half will then perform quarter turns and return to the side of the stage. All competitors will then perform compulsory poses in small groups (3-6 competitors) in numerical order.

 

The compulsory poses are:

1. Favourite Front pose with arms overhead. Quarter turn to the right.
2. Favourite left Side pose. Quarter turn to the right.
3. Favourite Rear pose with arms overhead. Quarter turn to the right.
4. Favourite right Side pose. Quarter turn to the right.
5. Abdominals and Thighs.

Compulsory poses will be performed in the above order and open handed.

Competitors will then be called to the centre of the stage for the comparison round. Comparisons will be called in groups of 3-6 competitors. Initially, the comparison will take place in numerical order and then the same group will exchange places in order that the judges have a sufficient view of all competitors. The number of comparisons will be at the judges discretion. When the final comparison has taken place pre-judging for that particular class is at an end.

Run Through Final/Night Show at the discretion of show promoter. Every competitor will perform a 60 second posing routine to music of their choice. (Shoes off) Music must not contain any foul language or racial references of any sort; if so, music will be stopped immediately.

All competitors will then take part in a pose down, following which the top 3 will be announced. The top 3 will then perform a final round of comparisons and another short pose-down. Final placings will then be announced. Winners will be invited to take part in the 'overall' contest in the finale of the run through Final/night show. (If applicable)

All competitors will be judged during the run through final/night show. The above class will be judged on a healthy Trained Figure body with the display of a feminine figure with a more muscular appearance, whilst promoting a healthy lifestyle. Athletes will be expected to carry more muscle than the above classes but must still have symmetry, proportions, balance, condition with a good display of muscle groups and a complete package, with skin tone/condition,hair, facial features and an even tan cover taken in to consideration. Bikini, jewellery and shoes will not be judged upon. Promoting a healthy Trained Figure body, femininity, poise, personality and confidence.


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Explanations.

Symmetry: The athlete should present a physique that has a shoulder width equal to their thigh width. Chest thickness equal to their glut thickness. Chest, back development to their quad, hamstring development. All with the taper in to the waist. Equalling the Symmetry of an x-frame.

Proportion: The athlete should present a physique that is equally development throughout muscle groups.

Balance: The athlete should present a physique that has equivalent dimension of muscle groups. Chest thickness to back thickness, Bicep to Tricep, quad to hamstring, calf to forearm to neck. With all tapered in at the waist.

Condition: In all the Men's classes, including Athletic Physique and Muscle Model. All athlete should present a conditioned physique appropriate the the class of choice, that has a low amount of body fat allowing the judge to see the muscle separation of all muscle groups and definition throughout the competitor.

Condition: In the Ladies classes athletes should present a conditioned body appropriate to their chosen class. In all ladies classes a healthy, feminine physique WILL be encouraged, but with bone exposure and over dieting NOT.

**Ladies Toned Bikini competitors will not be encouraged not to have such a low body fat that muscle separation is evident, but the judge would expect to see evidence of fit shoulders, arms, back , firm Glute hamstring area, flat midriff. All delivered through symmetry and balance.

**Ladies Trained Bikini competitors will be encouraged to have a lower body fat than above class allowing some muscle separation to be evident, a well balanced athlete with clear evidence of a balanced muscular form.

**Ladies Toned Figure competitors should present a feminine physique with a body fat level to allow muscle tone to be revealed but athletes are not to lose femininity. Judges will expect a good display of all muscle groups, but without deep separation and extreme striations or vascularity.

**Ladies Athletic Figure competitors will present an evolving figure between the Toned and Trained figure. Judges expectations are for a figure that's shows, progressive evolution of the female form. Body fat levels are to low enough for muscle separation and athletic endeavour to be awarded. Definition is encouraged, extreme vascularity and striations will not be. Athletes will display an athletic, feminine form.

**Ladies Trained Figure competitors should present a physique which is more conditioned and with the lowest body fat of the Ladies classes, but still holding on to femininity. The competitor will be expected to produce a figure which will allow the judge to see athlete showing muscle definition and separation. Judges will not reward Ladies that present a figure with extreme vascularity or extreme striations, which could allow the feminine form to be lost.

 

Relevant Information.

** i- walk: All competitors in the appropriate classes will perform an i-walk, with all being on stage all together. Each individual will be asked to perform their i-walk by starting at the centre mark in the rear stage, performing their best front pose of choice, Walk to the centre mark at the front of the stage performing a front pose, a quarter turn pose, rear pose then around to the other side quarter turn and then back around to face the front. All poses of competitor's own choice. Then return to the line up of fellow athletes.

The walk is to be performed in a professional, athletic manner, with the individual conducting themselves with poise, personality, confidence and charisma.

** t-walk (see class of choice).

The top three competitors from the appropriate classes will perform a t-walk. The three individuals will all be on the stage together and the walk is to be performed in a professional, athletic manner, with the individual conducting themselves with poise, personality, confidence and charisma.

 

All competitors must have their 60 seconds posing music sent as MP3 format before the deadline below:

DEADLINE: 1st 0CTOBER 2017

 


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