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FITNESS MODEL

Judged on, muscularity, symmetry, condition & presentation. Competitors should look fit and athletic, be lean enough to show a full six pack, there should be the beginnings of separation in shoulders and arms, back should have a V taper.

Muscularity should be that of someone who obviously trained for a period of time but not the development of a Muscle Model.

  • Rd 1 Sports/Theme Wear
  • Rd2 Shorts to just above the knee.

Fitness Model Divisions*
Novice, Under25, Under35, Over 35, Open, Professional

PHYSIQUE / MUSCLE MODEL

Judged on, muscularity, symmetry, condition and presentation. Competitors should look fit and athletic, be lean enough to show a full six pack, there should be separation in shoulders, arms and legs, the beginnings of striations are acceptable but should not be at the level of a Bodybuilder.

Competitors should have wide shoulders and back, developed arms, a narrow waist with slightly less leg development than you would expect of a Bodybuilder.

  • Rd 1. Compulsory poses tricep, chest, front bicep, rear bicep, abs & 4 x 1/4 turns. Boy leg briefs, European trunks or short length shorts
  • Rd 2. Individual walk and final comparisons. Boy leg briefs, European trunks or short length shorts

BODYBUILDING

Judged on muscularity, condition, symmetry, shape and presentation

Competitors should have the most muscularity of all divisions while still maintaining a natural look.

Condition should show a full six pack, separation in shoulders, arms quads, hamstrings, glutes, with cross striations where achievable.

Physique should be balanced all over with chest, shoulder, arm and back (upper body) development matching glute, quad, hamstring & calf development (lower body), left side matching right side and front development matching back development.

  • Rd 1 Compulsory Poses (Front Double Biceps, Front Lat Spread, Side Chest, Side Tricep, Rear Double Biceps, Rear Lat Spread, Abs & Thighs, most muscular)
  • Rd2 Symmetry (4x Quarter turns)
  • Rd3 Free Posing Routine (optional and only offered at some ANB Competitions)

Bodybuilding Divisions*
Teenage, Junior Under 22, Novice, Masters Over 40, Grand Masters Over 50, Ultra Grand Masters Over 60, Open Under 65kg, Under 70kg, Under 80kg, Under 90kg, Over 90kg, Professional.

SWIMSUIT
- International

A softer, beach-body compared to the Fitness Model Class.

Judged on symmetry, shape and presentation.

There should be no separation in shoulders or quads, glute/ hamstring tie in should show separation but not full condition.

Back, shoulder and arm development should match glute, hamstring and quad development.

One round only, judged in a 1 piece swimsuit

Swimsuit International Divisions*
Open Short 163cm & under, Open Tall over 163cm

BIKINI/SWIMSUIT MODEL

A softer, beach-body compared to the Fitness Model Class.

Judged on condition, symmetry, shape and presentation.

Competitors should be lean enough to show an outline of abdominals but not a full six pack, there should be no separation in shoulders or quads, glute/ hamstring tie in should show separation but not full condition.

Muscularity should be that of someone who obviously trains but not the development of a fitness model. Shoulder and back development should match glute, hamstring and quad development.

  • Rd 1 Sports/Theme Wear
  • Rd2 Bikini.

Swimsuit Divisions*
Novice, Under25, Under35, Over 35, Open, Professional

FITNESS MODEL

A physique that is harder than a bikini/ swimsuit model and slightly softer compared to the Figure class.

Judged on condition, symmetry, shape and presentation.

Competitors should be lean enough to show a full six pack, there should be the beginnings of separation in shoulders and quads but no striations, glute/ hamstring tie in should show separation but not full condition.

Muscularity should be higher than that of a bikini model but not that of a figure competitor. Shoulder and back development should match glute, hamstring and quad development.

  • Rd 1 Sports/Theme Wear
  • Rd2 Bikini.

Fitness Divisions*
Novice, Under25, Under35, Over 35, Open, Professional

FEMALE FIGURE

Judged on muscularity condition, symmetry, shape and presentation. Competitors should have more muscularity than a fitness competitor but not the level of a women’s physique competitor.

Condition should show a full six pack, separation in shoulders, arms or quads, hamstrings, some striations acceptable but glutes should not be fully striated.

Physique should be balanced over all with chest, shoulder, arm and back (upper body) development matching glute quad, hamstring & calf development (lower body), left side matching right side and front development matching back development.

Judged in a 2 piece figure bikini, high heels to be worn.

  • Rd1 Compulsory Poses (Front Double Biceps, Side chest, Side Tricep, Rear Double Biceps, Abs & Thighs)
  • Rd2 Symmetry (4x Quarter turns)
  • Rd3 Free Posing Routine (optional and only offered at some ANB Competitions)

Figure Divisions*
Novice, Junior Under 25, Over 35, Over 40, Over 50, Open Short 163cm & under, Open Tall over 163cm, Professional

FEMALE PHYSIQUE

Judged on muscularity, condition, symmetry, shape and presentation. Competitors should have the most muscularity of all divisions while still maintaining a feminine look.

Condition should show a full six pack, separation in shoulders, arms quads and hamstrings, striations acceptable.

Physique should be balanced over all with chest, shoulder, arm and back (upper body) development matching glute, quad, hamstring & calf development (lower body), left side matching right side and front development matching back development.

Judged in a 2-piece figure bikini, no footwear to be worn.

  • Rd1 Compulsory Poses (Front Double Biceps, Front Lat Spread, Side Chest, Side Tricep, Rear Double Biceps, Rear Lat Spread, Abs & Thighs)
  • Rd2 Symmetry (4x Quarter turns)
  • Rd3 Free Posing Routine (optional and only offered at some ANB Competitions)

Physique Divisions*
Under 52kgs, over 52kgs, over 35
Please check local promoter for division changes

Novice Criteria

Athletes are eligible to compete as a novice until you place top 3 at that level of competition. An athlete that places in novice at a regional competition will still be eligible for novice at the following state based competition, likewise athletes who place in novice at a state based competition will be eligible to compete as a novice at the following national level or international competition.

Categories and judging criteria may change from state to state and at any time without prior notice. It is to the discretion of the Head Judge and Promoter if a division will be closed leading up to the competition. You will be advised either prior to the competition OR at the check in on the day of competition.

 

Please check with your current events promoter for all information as information stated above is a guideline only. *At any time the promoter may refuse a competitor to enter our competitions without any formal notice or explanation. *It is the competitors responsibility when signing up to compete that they are a drug free athlete on and off season. For information if you are taking a banned substance please visit www.asada.gov.au

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