WOMENS FIGURE DIVISIONS:
Novice – Open to any female figure competitor of any age. (You can compete as a Novice until you place 1st)
Open Figure – Open to all female figure competitors.
Masters Women – Open to all female figure competitors of the age 35 years and over as of 1st January.
Grand Masters Women – Open to all female figure competitors of the age 45 years and over as of 1st January.
WOMENS FIGURE JUDGING GUIDELINES:
Competitors must have a trained athletic physique.
Figure competitors should show muscle separation between all major muscle groups.
The concept of Women’s Figure is to express more aesthetic, athletic figure.
High heel shoes are to be worn.
Competitors are encouraged to wear any colours and 3/4 cut costumes during judging rounds.
G-Strings are not permitted under any circumstances.
Hands remain open not clenched.
Competitors may twist their physique during the symmetry round. (Hips must face the front)
ROUND 1 – COMPULSORY POSES
Round 1 – 50%
In this round, figure competitors perform five compulsory poses:
1. Front Double Bicep (hips facing the front)
2. Side Chest (any side)
3. Side Tricep (any side)
4. Rear Double Bicep (spike one calf)
5. Abdominal and Thigh
In this round judges are comparing competitors for the following:
Muscularity – The shape, and quality of all muscle groups
Proportion – The balance of one muscle group against another
Definition – Muscular separation, and sharpness
Balance – Left side of the body compared to the right, front compared to rear
ROUND 2 – SYMMETRY
Round 2 – 50%
In this round the competitors will stand in numerical order facing the judges and they will perform four one quarter turns – the hips will be facing the judges, then the competitors will make three one quarter turns to the right thus displaying their physique from every angle.
In this round judges are looking for the following:
Proportion – The balance of one muscle group to another eg. Lower body to upper body, biceps to calves, waist to quadriceps etc.
Balance – The left side of a competitors body compared to the right, the front compared to the rear, upper and lower.
Symmetry – The competitors overall shape and line.
Ms SA CLASSIC POSING ROUND
This is a (FREE) OPTIONAL Round and will be judged on the best Female Overall posing routine.
Competitor’s will pose to their own music for a maximum of 60 seconds.
In this round judges are looking for:
- Posing Ability
- Presentation / Entertainment
- The judges are looking for a dramatic routine which can include poses from Round 1.
- Please bring a spare copy of Music on a CD format as a Back up on the day.
- Music must can be submitted here or email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 7 days prior to comp.
Music formats acceptable are:
- CD Audio
- MP3- Preferred