Classic Bodybuilding

  • OPEN​

    • In larger groups the classes may be split into Tall & Short Classes. 
      Short Class:   Up to & including 68" (5 feet 8 inches)
      Tall Class:      Over 68.1"

Classic Bodybuilding Class will be judged on, Muscularity, Symmetry, Balance & Proportions, Conditioning & Presentation. Judges will reward physiques that best represent a graceful package with all muscle groups flowing from broad shoulders. Athletes should ideally be small at the waist & have powerful legs that tie in & complement the upper body.

Individual Posing Routines will be marked & should be considered by the judges when assessing the athlete’s overall scoring. Stage presence, etiquette & tanning will form the foundations of all judging decisions.

The compulsory poses are as follows:


  • Front Double Bicep

  • Front Lat Spread

  • Side Chest*

  • Side Tricep*

  • Rear Double Bicep

  • Rear Lat Spread

  • Abdominal & Thigh

  • Most Muscular

  • Classical interpretation of:         Front Pose

                                                         Side Pose

                                                         Rear pose

INDIVIDUAL POSING ROUTINES: Each athlete will be allowed 60 seconds of Individual Free Posing
to music of their own choosing.