WOMEN’S NOVICE BIKINI

Qualifications to enter the Division of Novice: If an athlete has placed in the top ten (10) of anynational event (including the IFBB North American Championships), the athlete is no longer considered a novice.A true novice is an athlete that has never entered an NPC event.  Open to any US Resident.

Height Classes - ( 3 Divisions )

Up to including 5’4”

Over 5’4” - up to 5'6

Over 5'6"

Posing Suits: Presentable regulation posing suits must be worn. Thongs or T-back posing suits are not permitted. Acceptable 2-piece swimsuits are swimsuits that are 2 separate pieces that covers 50% of the glute area, triangle top or push-ups.

Swimsuits can be solid, multi-colored or metallic. Decorations are allowed such as, studs, sequins, rhinestones, ribbons, etc., and jewelry may be worn. Please bring 2-piece swimsuit, and high heels to prejudging and evening performances.

 

Judging Criteria

When judging a figure competition, the judges shall assess the athleticism of the physique. This is not a bodybuilding contest; Separations and striations will not be rewarded. The muscle tone should appear firm and round with a small amount of body fat over the muscle. The figure competitions provide alternative contests for athletic women to train, but do not wish to gain muscle size, vascular, or “cuts” required for bodybuilding competitions or the physical demands of a fitness routine. Judges rate the competitors on three important elements:

Femininity: A combination of beauty, athleticism and body shape. The tight-skinned, no-fat appearance gives the finished look to a championship feminine physique.

Symmetry: Related to the overall body parts and muscle groups. All areas should show relatively equal development, overall degree of athleticism and proportion.

Presentation: Includes the athlete’s posture, grooming, facial beauty, and healthy appearance. Make-up should be finished and feminine. Keep in mind your face makeup should be dark enough to match your body makeup and skin tone. Hair can be of any particular style, including up or down, but should be moved off your back during quarter turns.Competitors will walk directly to the square located on the center of the stage alone and perform quarter (1/4) turns only in that square, face the judges as directed then proceed to the side of the stage.

Comparison Round:The competitors will be brought out in a group and directed to do a full front and rear stance. Judges will have the opportunity to compare competitors against each other in half turns. (No side judging permitted, front and back only)Judges will be scoring:Balance, Shape, and Overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise and overall presentation.

 

 

WOMEN’S FIGURE OPEN & MASTERS CONTEST  INFO

 

United States Resident ONLY and a NATIONAL QUALIFIER

This competition is open to all competitors 18 years and older and is a contest to emphasize Physical Fitness, Beauty, Health, and Poise.

Height Classes - ( 3 Divisions )

Up to including 5’4”

Over 5’4” - up to 5'6

Over 5'6"

Posing Suits: Presentable regulation posing suits must be worn. Thongs or T-back posing suits are not permitted. Acceptable 2-piece swimsuits are swimsuits that are 2 separate pieces that covers 50% of the glute area, triangle top or push-ups.

Swimsuits can be solid, multi-colored or metallic. Decorations are allowed such as, studs, sequins, rhinestones, ribbons, etc., and jewelry may be worn. Please bring 2-piece swimsuit, and high heels to prejudging and evening performances.

 

Judging Criteria

When judging a figure competition, the judges shall assess the athleticism of the physique. This is not a bodybuilding contest; Separations and striations will not be rewarded. The muscle tone should appear firm and round with a small amount of body fat over the muscle. The figure competitions provide alternative contests for athletic women to train, but do not wish to gain muscle size, vascular, or “cuts” required for bodybuilding competitions or the physical demands of a fitness routine. Judges rate the competitors on three important elements:

Femininity: A combination of beauty, athleticism and body shape. The tight-skinned, no-fat appearance gives the finished look to a championship feminine physique.

Symmetry: Related to the overall body parts and muscle groups. All areas should show relatively equal development, overall degree of athleticism and proportion.

Presentation: Includes the athlete’s posture, grooming, facial beauty, and healthy appearance. Make-up should be finished and feminine. Keep in mind your face makeup should be dark enough to match your body makeup and skin tone. Hair can be of any particular style, including up or down, but should be moved off your back during quarter turns.Competitors will walk directly to the square located on the center of the stage alone and perform quarter (1/4) turns only in that square, face the judges as directed then proceed to the side of the stage.

Figure Competition Rounds And Rules

Comparison Round: Two Piece Swimsuit: Competitors will be judged wearing a two-piece swimsuit and high heels and 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.

Pre-Judging Round One: 2-piece swimsuit with high heels. The competitors will present quarter turns with other competitors.

Finals -NIGHT SHOW: All competitors must bring a 2-piece swimsuit and high heels. Only the winner from each height class will be re-judged for the overall. Please read the new updated N.P.C. rules and regulations as well as the figure guideline rules carefully. If you have any questions in regards to NPC rules, contest procedures or your 2-piece swimsuit or high heels, please contact MARK VALENCIA

Figure Open National Qualifications

Once a competitor places well enough to be nationally qualified (1st, 2nd and 3rd, in each class) on a state level they are eligible for the Junior National, USA and National Figure Championship. For example if you have place 1st, 2nd or 3rd on the state level in 2016, you are qualified for the Nationals or USA’s up until Dec 2017. If you place 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th   in each class,

are eligible for the Junior USA, Teen Collegiate Master Nationals and Team Universe Figure Championship till 2016.

 

 

BIKINI OPEN & MASTERS CONTEST INFO
United States Resident ONLY and a NATIONAL QUALIFIER
Height Classes
Bikini Open & Bikini Masters 35+ classes to be determined by promoters after the Height Check.
Competitor Rules
Athletes are not permitted to “hike up” the bikini bottom during the show or will face possible disqualification.
Competitors must wear high heels and may wear jewelry. Athlete’s scores will be marked down if the suit is not up to
standard.


Posing Suits
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. The bikini competitor will be judged wearing a twopiece
suit preferably “off the rack” type suit. Suit must be worn at the height check in for determination of proper fit. The
bottom should be in good taste covering about 50% of the glute area. No thong type suits will be allowed. If the athlete has
any questions they should bring a second suit with a more modest bottom. The final decision will rest with the District
Chairman or his representative at the competition.

Note: Only head judge approved bikini bottoms presented at height checkin will be allowed for the
PreJudging and Night shows.
Judging Criteria
Presentation: Competitors will walk directly to the square located in the center of the stage alone and perform their 10 second
model walk (personal preference). No lewd acts permitted. Walking to the center of the stage, stop and do a front stance then
full turn and do a rear stance then turn to the front again in front of the judges and then proceed to the side of the stage.


Comparison Round:
The competitors will be brought out in a group and directed to do a full front and rear stance. Judges will have the opportunity
to compare competitors against each other in half turns. (No side judging permitted, front and back only)
Judges will be scoring:
Balance, Shape, and Overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise and overall presentation.
Qualifying for NATIONAL Level Events


Competitors that place in the top five (5) in each class at national qualifying contests are qualified for the Jr USA, Jr
Nationals, Team Universe and North American Championships. Competitors that place in the top three at a national
qualifying contest are eligible for the USA and Nationals. One-year qualification for the top five (5) places in each class at
national-level contests previously listed.


The following must be provided with your entry:
NPC Bikini Contest Name, Date Of Contest, Contest Promoter, Your Height Class & Final Placing
This Includes: NPC Junior National Bikini Championships | NPC Usa Bikini Championships | NPC Team Universe Bikini
Championships | IFBB North American Bikini Championships | NPC National Bikini Championships
Top 5 Places in each Class at National Qualifying Events will qualify competitors for one year to compete in NPC National
Level bikini contests.


The NPC National Level Contests
Junior Usa Bikini Championships | Junior National Bikini Championships | USA Bikini Championships
Team Universe Bikini Championships | IFBB North American Bikini Championships | National Bikini Championships

 

 

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