Bikini

There will be 5 placings per class in the Bikini Division, and an Overall Open class winner who will receive an Overall trophy along with a custom competition suit made by professional suit designer Cynthia James. Masters and Teen division competitors are allowed to crossover into the Open division. Novice division is open to 1st time competitors ONLY. Bikini classes are as follows:


Short (up to & including 5’4) 

Medium (over 5’4 & up to & including 5’6) 

Tall (over 5’6) 

Masters (35 & over)

Novice (one class)

Teen (one class)


Competitor Rules

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.

Competitors must wear high heels.

Competitors may wear jewelry.

Competition Judging

Presentation

The Bikini athlete should be warned about improper suits and advised to bring two (2) suits to check in. The fronts of suit are too low and must be constructed higher. Athletes scores will be marked down if the suit is not up to standard. Athletes should be instructed at the meeting what is permitted on stage;

Hand(s) on hip front pose

Hand(s) on hip back pose

Hand(s) on hip front pose and walk to the side as instructed by the expediter

No lewd acts permitted. Length of time allowed – 10 seconds. This information should be reiterated by the expediter prior to the athlete.

Comparison Round, Two-Piece Swimsuit

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

The competitors will be brought out in a group and directed to do a full front and rear stance, 10 seconds only.

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 competitors on ‘Balance and Shape’ and ‘Overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise and overall presentation.’

The number of bikini classes will be determined based on number of competitors.


Figure

There will be top 5 placings in each class, and an Open Class Overall winner. Masters division competitors are allowed to crossover into the Open or Novice division. Novice division is open to first time competitors ONLY.

Competitors will compete in a two-piece suit. The bottom of the suit must be v-shaped. No thongs are permitted. Competitors must wear high heels. Competitors may wear jewelry at night show.

Figure classes are as follows:


Short (up to & including 5’4) 

Medium (over 5’4 & up to & including 5’6) 

Tall (over 5’6) 

Masters (35 & over)

Novice (one class)


COMPETITION JUDGING

Presentation – 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.

Scoring – Judges will be scoring competitors using the following criteria:

Small degree of muscularity with separation, no visible striations

Overall muscle tone with shapely lines, overall firmness and not excessively lean

Full general assessment

Healthy appearance

Skin tone