March 26, 2018

COMPETITORS RULES

MEN’S BODYBUILDING

Suits worn by male competitors at the prejudging and finals must be plain in color with no fringe, wording, sparkle or
fluorescents. All Prejudging suits will be checked at the morning check-in. Competitors are not permitted to alter the fit of the
posing suit by hiking it up in the back or by pulling up the sides during Front and Rear Lat Spreads. During the Prejudging male
competitors are not permitted to wear any jewelry onstage other than a wedding band.
No glasses, props or gum are permitted onstage.
Any competitor doing the “Moon Pose” will be disqualified.
Lying on the floor is prohibited.
Bumping and shoving is prohibited. First and second persons involved will be disqualified.
Competitors numbers will be worn on the left side of the suit bottom.

RELAXED POSE MANDATORY ROUND POSES
Keep your feet flat Front Double Bicep
Keep your heels together Front Lat Spread
Hold your arms at your sides Side Chest
No twisting Side Tricep
Your head must be facing the same direction as your feet. Rear Double Bicep
Rear Lat Spread
Abdominals with one thigh

NO Gymnastic Moves Are Allowed
NPC WEBSITE MEN’S BODYBUILDING RULE: http://npcnewsonline.com/official-bodybuilding-rules/

MEN’S CLASSIC

The Judging is scored 100% and will consist of comparisons of the quarter turns and the following “5” mandatory poses:

  • Front Double Biceps
  • Side Chest
  • Back Double Biceps
  • Abdominal and Thighs
  • Favorite Classic Pose (Not Most Muscular)

We have provided an image of the Pro Qualifier Competition Classic shorts below. Competitors are required to wear the
same type of cut and all shorts that are worn in competition must be black.

Competition wear: Competitors are required to wear posing shorts. You are “NOT” to wear board shorts or Bodybuilding
posing trunks. NPC WEBSITE MEN’S CLASSIC PHYSIQUE RULE: http://www.ifbbpro.com/ProQualifierRules_CP.pdf

MEN’S PHYSIQUE

  1. Muscularity and Body Condition: Judges will be looking for fit contestants who display proper shape and symmetry
    combined with muscularity and overall condition.
    This is not a bodybuilding contest so extreme muscularity should be marked down.
  2. Stage Presence and Personality: Contestants will be asked to walk in board shorts (shorts must be just above the knee in
    length and can be one inch below the belly button, no spandex and no logos are permitted on the board shorts however a
    manufacturer’s logo such as Nike symbol or Billabongs are acceptable.)
    Competitors will enter the stage without a shirt and barefoot. No lewd acts allowed for example the moon pose. No
    Gymnastics Moves are Allowed. Judges are looking for the contestant with the best stage presence and poise who can
    successfully convey his personality to the audience.
  3. Presentation: Competitors will walk to the center of the stage alone and perform front and back turns with optional pose of
    hand on hip or hand in pocket, finishing facing the judges as directed then proceed to the side of the stage.
  4. Comparison Round: The competitors will be brought back out in a group and directed to do turns. Judges will have the
    opportunity to compare competitors against each other in turns.

PRO QUALIFIER RULES MEN’S PHYSIQUE PDF: http://www.ifbbpro.com/ProQualifierRules_MP.pdf

BIKINI

Competitors will compete in a two-piece suit. The bottom of the suit must be v-shaped. No thongs are permitted. Competitors
can compete in an off the rack suit. All swimsuits must be in good taste. Athletes will be warned about improper suits and are
advised to bring two (2) suits to check in. The fronts of the suits are too low and must be constructed higher.

Athletes will be scored down if the suit is not up to standard.

  • Competitors must wear high heels.
    Competitors may wear jewelry.

Presentation:

  • Competitors will walk onstage alone and perform their Model Walk (personal preference)

The Model Walk consists of the following:

  • Walk to the center of the stage , stop and do a front stance, then a full turn and do a back stance, then turn to the front
    again and face the judges as directed then proceed to the side of the stage. No lewd acts are permitted. Length of time
    allowed is 10 seconds.

Judges will be scoring competitors using the following criteria:

  • Balance and Shape

Overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise and overall presentation
PRO QUALIFIER RULES BIKINI PDF: http://www.ifbbpro.com/ProQualifierRules_BIK.pdf

WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE

Symmetry, shape, proportion, muscle tone, poise and beauty flow.
Physique assessment and comparison will take place during prejudging
Women’s Physique Division has been created to give a platform for women who enjoy weight training, competing, contest
preparation.

Competitors should display a toned, athletic physique showcasing femininity, muscle tone, beauty/flow of physique.
The following are examples of common terms used in the bodybuilding industry.

These words can be helpful to assess what should not be descriptive to the physiques being judged in women’s physique:

  • Ripped, shredded, peeled, striated, dry, diced, hard, vascular, grainy, massive, thick, dense, etc.

While all types of physiques will be considered when it comes to height, weight, structure, etc.
Excessive muscularity should be scored down accordingly.
Women’s physique competitors should have the overall aesthetics and look that is found in figure with a little more overall
muscularity.

PRO QUALIFIER RULES WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE PDF: http://www.ifbbpro.com/ProQualifierRules_WP.pdf

FIGURE

Competitors will compete in a two-piece suit. The bottom of the suit must be v-shaped.

No thongs are permitted.

Competitors can compete in an off the rack suit. All swimsuits must be in good taste.

Figure will not have a routine round.

Competitors must wear high heels.

Competitors may wear jewelry.

Competitors will walk to the center of the stage alone and perform quarter (1/4) turns, face the judges as directed then
proceed to the side of the stage.

COMPARISON ROUND:

Competitors will be judged wearing a two-piece swimsuit and high heels

The competitors will be brought back out in a group and directed to do quarter turns
Judges will have the opportunity to compare competitors against each other in quarter turns.

PRO QUALFIER RULES FIGURE PDF: http://www.ifbbpro.com/ProQualifierRules_FIG.pdf