Men's Physique

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.

Promoters can choose number of height classes dependent on total number of competitors in total class.

Male physique competitors need to wear 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.) 

No foot wear.

No body accessories

No Crossover to Bodybuilding

Judging Criteria:  1 Round

Round 1 Symmetry/Muscularity  

Comparison Round
The competitors will be brought out in a group and directed to do ¼ turns. Arms remain at their sides.  Judges will have the opportunity to compare competitors against each other in turns.

  1. Leanness/athletic build

  2. Symmetry and balance of the body

  3. V-shape form from the shoulders to the waist

  4. Stomach area must be muscular and tight from all angles

  5. Calves must show muscularity and thighs if visible


Round 2 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 off of the stage.

You need to exude poise, confidence and stage presence. Having a connection with the audience and presenting your physique in its best light. Judges are looking for the contestant with the best stage presence and poise who can successfully convey his personality to the audience.

Round 2 is not a judged round. You will enter stage right and leave stage left. You may use 45 seconds to present yourself to eith house music or music you submit. Your bio will be read during this round. 

Scoring round 1-placing against each other


Men’s Physique Presentation Tips
Hair neatly groomed, facial hair groomed, good tan (color) & proper use of oil, ability to smile, fitted board shorts, ability to present self in best light, no jewelry or body accessories,