Fitness rules open/classic/moms

FITNESS RULES & REGULATIONS

Categories:
Open Division (Ages 18+)
Classic (Age 40+)
Moms (fitness mothers of any age)

Two Rounds:

  1. FITNESS ROUTINE 50%
  2. PHYSIQUE/ SWIM SUIT ROUND  50%

(NOTE: IN ALL ROUNDS COMPETITORS SHOULD MAINTAIN ERECT BUT RELAXED POSTURE. COMPETITORS SHOULD NOT FLEX OR TRY TO EMPHASIZE MUSCLE SIZE. THIS IS NOT A BODYBUILDING CONTEST.)

FITNESS ROUTINE 50%
(STRENGTH, FLEXIBILITY, ENDURANCE & CREATIVITY)
Contestants will present a fitness routine for 120 seconds to music. They will emphasize their strength, flexibility,jumps, acrobatics and endurance. The routines are meant to give the judges some idea of the contestants’ physical condition and abilities. It also gives the contestants the opportunity to express their creativity and interests. Contestants are encouraged to perform a high energy routine which include movements to show their strength, flexibility, jumps and acrobatic skills. They are also encouraged to include any talent they might have such as dance, martial arts, jumping rope, baton, etc. Props may be used if essential to demonstrate a talent. If contestant use props she will have to be able to bring the props on and off the stage by her self. No human props allowed.

Routines may not exceed two minutes and once begun cannot be repeated. Music must be professionally recorded for maximum performance and audience & judges impression

JUDGING CRITERIA
a) Did she demonstrate strength?
b) Flexibility?
c) Jumps?
d) Acrobatics?
e) Endurance?
f) Did she demonstrate high level execution of movements? Executions should appear effortless.
g) Did she include a diversity of routine elements?
h) Did her performance have clean, fluid transitions?
i) Did she demonstrate the ability to perform outward?
j) Did she project her personality and creativity?

PHYSIQUE/ SWIM SUIT ROUND  50%
(PHYSICAL BEAUTY & MUSCLE TONE)
Contestants will be judged on overall symmetry and muscle definition. Contestants should have good to excellent muscle tone with clean, tight lines and appear to have reasonable levels of body fat. We do not want the muscle mass, ripped to the bone, striated look, or vascularity of a bodybuilder. Contestants should appear to have constructed their physiques through proper diet and fitness training. Any style two piece swim suite and classy high heels allowed as long as they

JUDGING CRITERIA
a) Does the contestant have good to excellent muscle tone with clean, tight lines?
b) Does she appear to have reasonable levels of body fat?
c) If she has the mass or vascularity of a bodybuilder she should receive a low score.
d) Does her physique appear evenly developed?
e) Does the lean muscularity of the upper/lower body and extremities flow aesthetically when viewed from all sides creating a balanced, sculpted appearance?