Bikini

Height Classes

A: up to and including 5'1"
B: over 5'1" and up to and including 5'2.5"
C: over 5'2.5" and up to and including 5'4"
D: over 5'4" and up to and including 5'5.5"
D: over 5'5.5" and up to and including 5'7"
F: over 5'7"

Masters (35+)
Masters competitors must be 35 years of age or older within the calendar year they compete.
- 35 to 44 years of age inclusive: one open category
- 45 years of age and older: one open category

Height Classes are subject to change. Classes may be removed or added.

Competition Judging

BIKINI PRESENTATION
Model walk – competitors walk to centre stage individually and stop to perform front stance

Front stance – right hand on hip, left leg slightly to the side, left arm down, open hand, finger tips pointing out or straight down, then full turn to the back

Back stance – left hand on hip, right leg slightly to the side, right arm down, open hand, finger tips pointing out or straight down ** hair must be swept to the side off the shoulders, no bending forward, body must be straight, eyes facing the back of the stage, then full turn to the front facing the judges

Repeat- front stance – right hand on hip, left leg slightly to the side, left arm down, open hand, finger tips pointing out or straight down, then as directed proceed to the side of the stage

*** APPROXIMATE LENGTH OF TIME PERMITTED 10 SECONDS

The Head Judge will then call up the line in groups of approximately five (5) competitors and proceed to request the group do quarter turns specified as follows:

  1. Front stance: competitors will stand with one hand resting on the hip and one leg slightly moved to the side.
  2. Quarter turn right: competitors will perform the first quarter turn to the right. They will stand left side to the judges, with upper body slightly turned toward the judges and face looking at the judges. Right hand resting on the right hip, left arm hold down and slightly back from the centerline of the body, feet placed freely but not together.
  3. Quarter turn back: competitors will perform the next quarter turn to the right and will stand back to the judges. They will stand straight, not leaning the upper body forward with one hand resting on the hip and one leg slightly moved to the side. Second hand hanging down along the body, slightly out of to the side, with open palm and straight, aesthetically configured fingers. Competitors are not allowed to turn their upper body towards the judges and should face the back of the stage at all time during the comparison.
  4. Quarter turn right: competitors will do the next quarter turn to the right and will stand their right side to the judges, with upper body slightly turned toward the judges and face looking at the judges. Left hand resting on the left hip, right arm hold down and slightly back from the centerline of the body, feet placed freely but not together.
  5. Quarter turn front: competitors will do the last quarter turn to the right and will perform front stance.

Judging Criteria

Bikini Model Athletes are expected to be lean, healthy, fit, toned, symmetrical and aesthetically pleasing. They should have an attractive athletic, fit physique shape and the "total package" from top of the head down will be judged in this format.

Judges will be scoring competitors on the following items:

  • Balance and Shape
  • Overall physical appearance including complexion, skin tone, poise and overall presentation.
  • Competition tan is allowed and recommended.
  • Numbers must be worn on the left hip.
Judging Results

Please refer to “Contact Information” on how to go about making contact regarding results and/or feedback.

Suit/Shoe Selection

  • The attire for the Bikini Model competition will be a Two-piece swimsuit with color, material, and texture at the discretion of the competitor.
  • Bikini tops must cover a minimum of 50% of the breasts and bottoms must cover a minimum of 1/3 of the glutes
  • The bottom of the suit must be v-shaped. (No thongs or booty shorts permitted.)
  • Competitors can compete in an off the rack suit. All swimsuits must be in good taste.
  • High-heels will be worn during this round.
  • Jewelry may be worn.
  • The Head Judge, or a delegated representative, will have the right to determine if a competitor's attire meets an acceptable standard of taste and decency.

Posing

Bikini  
Front Pose (variations)    

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