Ink Division Women

Required Suit

A 2-piece bikini of any style swimsuit will be worn. The swimsuits will cover the frontal area and may wear G-strings and thongs, but are not required.

Judging Criteria

The judges will be looking for a combination of these objectives:

Must have Ink/Tattoos that can be visibility seen.

Poise & General Impression: Overall grooming, personality, self-assurance, composure and carriage.

Symmetry/Proportion- Overall structural harmony of the model’s figure relative to the shape and size of various body parts and proportional balance of opposite body parts. The upper and lower extremities should flow aesthetically when viewed from all sides creating a balanced and symmetrical appearance.

Speech is optional to discuss the significance of your ink/tattoos.

Rules

1  This category has one round of judging.

2  Competitors must wear a two piece bikini of any style.

3  Competitors will perform I-Walk, Four Quarter Turns and Comparisons during prejudging.

4  The use of props during prejudging and the Night Show is strictly prohibited.

5  No music is needed.

6  If the division has more than one class the winners of each class will be compared in the same fashion as Pre-judging to determine the Overall Winner.

Divisions

1 Open (Open to all)

More Information

Each competitor will come out individually and line up with their class along the front of the stage in the figure relaxed pose. Once the entire class is on stage the Head Judge will direct the class through the quarter-turn comparisons.

Beginning from stage left the competitor will proceed to the back center of the stage, pause facing the audience, walk towards the front of the stage (front center), pause, and line up with the rest of the class in the figure relaxed pose. If you are the first competitor you will begin lining up along the front of the stage to your right (stage right).

Figure Relaxed Pose or Stage Stance – A relaxed pose with head and eyes facing forward, feet are positioned in a “ L-position ” with one foot facing straight ahead and the other foot in a 90-degree angle (as shown in the photo above). Hold your stomach in, keep your chest up by keeping your shoulders back, one hand is place on your hip with other arm hanging relaxed and at the side along the center-line of the body, elbow slightly bent, tips of the fingers at the hip level (no further than 6 inches from the hips).

Beginning from stage left the competitor will proceed to the back center of the stage, pause facing the audience, walk towards the front of the stage (front center), pause, head to their left to the far end of the stage (stage right), pause, head to the far right of the stage (stage left), pause, walk towards the front center of the stage, pause, head to the back center of the stage, pause, exit stage from the same side they started (exit stage left).

This is the competitor’s time to show off their physique & ink/tattoo and/or in the best light to the judges and the audience.

The Prejudging is where the scoring mainly takes place however if your class is close this is the judges last time to see you. So yes, the night show does count.

Description of Quarter Turns:

Quarter Turn Right

Head and eyes facing the same direction as the body, heels together, knees together and slightly bent, stomach in, chest out, shoulders back, left arm hanging relaxed and slightly back from the center-line of the body with a slight bend at the elbow, right arm hanging relaxed and slightly front of the center-line of the body with a slight bend at the elbow. The positioning of the arms will cause the upper body to twist slightly left with the left shoulder lowered and the right shoulder raised.

Quarter Turn Back

Head and eyes facing the same direction as the body, heels together, knees together and slightly bent, stomach in, chest out, shoulders back, both arms hanging relaxed and at the side along the center-line of the body, elbows slightly bent, tips of the fingers at the hips (no further than 6 inches from the body).

Quarter Turn Right

Head and eyes facing the same direction as the body, heels together, knees together and slightly bent, stomach in, chest out, shoulders back, right arm hanging relaxed and slightly back from the center-line of the body with a slight bend at the elbow, left arm hanging relaxed and slightly front of the center-line of the body with a slight bend at the elbow. The positioning of the arms will cause the upper body to twist slightly right with the right shoulder lowered and the left shoulder raised.

Quarter Turn Front

Head and eyes facing the same direction as the body, heels together, knees together and slightly bent, stomach in, chest out, shoulders back, both arms hanging relaxed and at the side along the center-line of the body, elbows slightly bent, tips of the fingers at the hips (no further than 6 inches from the body).

T Walk/ I Walk

Beginning from stage left the competitor will proceed to the back center of the stage, pause facing the audience, walk towards the front of the stage (front center), pause, head to the back center of the stage, pause, exit stage from the same side they started (exit stage left) – Keep in mind a Diva Attitude.

This is the competitor’s time to show off their physique in the best light to the judges and the audience. The competitor is encouraged to add in their personality and have fun.

The Pre-judging is where the scoring mainly takes place however if your class is close this is the judges last time to see you. So yes, the night show does count.

                                      

NO music is needed, INBA will provide it.