Miss Physique

Evaluation criteria:

This category is slightly different from women’s bodybuilding category. Competitors are required to have rather low body fat; separation, hardness, symmetry and definition of muscles; mutual harmony of individual muscle groups, and muscle mass, but still aesthetical figure. It should be noted that this is not women’s bodybuilding category, therefore any extremes are assessed with lower score. The overall impression and presentation of competitors must be pleasant, energetic, should exude strength and enjoyment. It is also evaluated alteration of epidermis i.e. color, shine, also pattern and cleanliness of swim wear. Bikini shall not be of thong style and must cover about 1/3 of the gluteus and the entire front. You should not forget your haircut, facial expressions should be appropriate as well as your posing.

Competition:

1st round – Semi-Finals (prejudging)
– Symmetry round – two-piece bikini (50% points)
– Muscularity round (five mandatory poses)
2nd round – Final
– Posing routine (maximum 60 seconds)
3rd round – Final
– Muscularity round (five mandatory poses)
– Group posedown (freeposing)
– Awards presentation

Description of the various rounds of the competition

1st round – Semi-Finals (prejudging)
Symmetry round
Competitors are lined up in numerical order facing judges. Competitors perform four quarter turns to the right according to commands made by the head judge.
At least two and no more than five of competitors are compared at once. Head judge, at his discretion, rejects or corrects judges’ requirements for comparison. All comparisons are placed in the middle of the stage and in order from left to right according to judges’ decision. Each judge has the right to submit at least one request for comparisons. Every competitor undergoes at least one comparison.

Muscularity round
Based on the requirements of individual judges minimum of two and maximum of four competitors are called out and evaluated in the following mandatory poses:
a) Front double biceps (splayed fingers)
b) Side Chest (any side)
c) Side Triceps (any side)
d) Back Double Biceps (splayed fingers)
e) Abdominal and Thighs
All individual comparisons are made at the center of the stage. Competitors line up according to judge’s requirements. Every competitor undergoes at least one comparison.

2nd round – Final
Posing routine
Length of the posing routine can last up to 60 seconds. Posing dress code – Posing suit. Time runs from the first tone of music, not from the first pose. The music as well as posing of a competitor is stopped after 60 seconds, therefore it is necessary to prepare the posing routine the way that no poses are made after 60 seconds. During the posing routine competitors should present their physique and show the best poses in which they excel and can handle perfectly. Presentation should be mastered choreographically, spatially and transitions should be coherent. Posing routine should include not only standing poses, but also kneeling, side and rear poses. Music selection should represent competitor’s temperament, but also the ability to keep rhythm. Competitors should try to leave an impression on the judges and the audience. Besides bodybuilding poses, competitor can also use some of their individual abilities, which should not prevail over bodybuilding ones, as it is not a competition of fitness but bodybuilding.

3rd round – Final
Symmetry round + Muscularity round
According to results from previous rounds only six top competitors from the semi-finals (prejudging) make it to the finals.
Finalists make all mandatory poses at once (no calling out). The score of final round is added to the score of prejudging.

Group posedown (free posing)
The host of the event can announce the posedown of a category. It is not judged, it is only entertainment for audience and a chance for competitors to present themselves on stage.

Awards presentation

The announcement of winners:
1. The top 5 competitors are called onstage, in a numerical order.
2. Top 5 finalists are awarded with prizes in order from 5th place to 1st place.
3. At championships (not cups), top three finalists receive gold, silver and bronze medals

Clothing – Competitors, in this category, wear: a two-piece bikini any color, no thong cut, and must cover about 1/3 of the gluteus and the entire front. Hair can be styled.
Shoes – high heels (the thickness of the platform shall not exceed 50 mm heel height shall not be greater than 150 mm).
Skin color – it is recommended Pro Tan or any other spray tan