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JUDGING CRITERIA

Here you will find everything you need to know about each category for DW Classics Bodybuilding show. This page will inform you on what you will be judged on in each round, making it easier for you to find which category fits you best.

 

DW MISS/MR MODEL

MALE & FEMALE

DW Model is for both male and females who are aspiring to be commercial and fitness models. Competitors must have an athletic physique, however a "ripped" six pack and "dry" look is not required for this category. Competitors do not need model experience to compete and do not need any stage or runway experience, however they will be judged on how they present themselves on stage.

There are 3 rounds in this division:

Fashion - Nightlife, club wear for example a suit or a dress.

Sports - Active sportswear this can include sports such as gym, football, tennis, golf etc.

Swimwear - Commercial bikinis/swimsuits and heels (NO MISS BIKINI SWIMSUITS PERMITTED) or for men, swim shorts/board shorts with bare feet.

The official judging criteria for the Model division:

25% Physical appearance

25% Photogenics

25% Stage presentation - stage walk and posing

25% Chosen apparel for each round

DW MISS BIKINI

FEMALE

DW Miss Bikini is remarkably like a beauty contest; however, this competition has more emphasis on the contestants’ body shape and condition. DW Miss Bikini has a more muscular look when comparing to the DW Model. This category also looks for overall beauty of the athlete and how they present themselves on stage. Competitors do not need model experience to compete and do not need any stage or runway experience, however they will be judged on how they present themselves on stage.


There can be up to 5 different age/height categories for the DW Miss Bikini. Depending on how many athletes are competing in the show will depend on how we subcategorise the DW Miss Bikini. See below for our typical subcategories:


Junior DW Miss Bikini (competitors must be between the ages 18-21)

Open Short DW Miss Bikini (5’2” or under)

Open Medium DW Miss Bikini (5’3” – 5’5”)

Open Tall DW Miss Bikini (5’6” or above)

Masters DW Miss Bikini (competitors must be over the age of 35)

*Please note, athletes must be between the ages of 22 and 34 to compete in the Open category.*


There are 2 rounds for each class and each round will be judged individually then added together to make your total score:


Theme wear 50% – Be creative in this round, use your dress up skills and wow the judges.

For this round you will be judged on:

25% Chosen theme wear

25% Stage presentation – stage walk and posing

25% Physical appearance

25% Personality on stage


Swimsuit 50% – Show bikinis and clear heels (NO THONG BIKINIS PERMITTED).

For this round you will be judged on:

25% Body condition

25% Stage presentation – stage walk and posing

25% Overall beauty

25% Chosen bikini

DW MISS FITNESS

FEMALE

DW Miss Fitness is for contestants who have the talent of performing a high energy, skill-full routine which demonstrates coordination, strength, style, flexibility, creativity, and showmanship. The DW Miss Fitness looks more into the symmetry, condition, tone of the contestants’ body. This category is for those who have more muscle mass than the DW Miss Bikini but also have the beauty and elegance of the bikini girls. The contestants must have an attractive feminine appearance whilst displaying a well-conditioned physique – excessive muscular development will be penalized.


There are 2 rounds in the DW Miss Fitness, each round is judged individually then added together to determine your overall score:


Fitness routine 50% - this can include dance, gymnastic, acrobat, cheer, or any other exceptional athletic skill. Your costume also matters in this round so get creative.

For this round you will be judged on:

25% Execution of movements and the overall performance

25% Difficulty of performance

25% Creativity

25% Chosen apparel and overall appearance


Swimwear 50% - Show bikini and clear heels (NO THONGS BIKINIS PERMITTED)

For this round you will be judged on:

25% Body condition

25% Symmetry

25% Stage presentation – stage walk and posing

25% Femininity

DW MR PHYSIQUE

MALE

DW Physique must have a symmetrical, muscular condition. There is more emphasis on the competitors’ physique when comparing to the DW Model, however the athlete must still have the overall package when it comes to the stage.


There is only 1 round for the DW Physique. Mandatory quarter turns and free style posing. The judging criteria for this round is:


Swimwear – Knee length shorts/board shorts with bare feet

25% Symmetry

25% Muscle mass

25% Body conditioning

25% Posing and stage presence/appearance

DW MR CLASSIC PHYSIQUE

MALE

DW Classic Physique is for athletes who have more muscle mass than the DW Physique. This category also requires symmetry and condition as well as a confident stage presence. DW Classic Physique has a fuller lower body with emphasis on the quads. The athletes must present the judges with a low body fat conditioned physique. Although we ask for a higher muscle mass, DW Classic Physique is not bodybuilding so extreme muscle will be penalized.


There can be up to 5 different age/weight categories for the DW Classic Physique. Depending on how many athletes are competing in the show will depend on how we subcategorise the DW Classic Physique. See below for our typical subcategories:


Junior DW Classic Physique (competitors must be between the ages 18-21)

Open Light DW Classic Physique

Open Middleweight DW Classic Physique

Open Heavy DW Physique

Masters Classic Physique (competitors must be over the age of 45)

*Please note, athletes must be between the ages of 22 and 44 to compete in the Open category. *


There is only one round for DW Classic Physique. Mandatory quarter turns and free style posing. The judging criteria for this round is:


Swimwear – Classic Physique shorts and bare feet (NO BODYBUILDING POSING TRUNKS PERMITTED)

25% Symmetry

25% Body condition

25% Muscle Mass – emphasis on the quads

25% Execution of poses and overall stage presence

MISS DW (FIGURE)

FEMALE

Miss DW Figure contestants must demonstrate a much more muscular physique to the other female categories. The look must be natural and still have feminine beauty. Athletes should present a lowered body fat look displaying a more sharpened and defined figure. Symmetry is key and your overall appearance will be judged. Extreme muscularity will be penalised.


There can be up to 5 different age/height categories for the Miss DW Figure. Depending on how many athletes are competing in the show will depend on how we subcategorise the Miss DW Figure. See below for our typical subcategories:


Junior Miss DW Figure (competitors must be between the ages 18-21)

Open Short Miss DW Figure (5’2” or under)

Open Medium Miss DW Figure (5’3” – 5’5”)

Open Tall Miss DW Figure (5’6” or above)

Masters Miss DW Figure (competitors must be over the age of 35)

*Please note, athletes must be between the ages of 22 and 34 to compete in the Open category. *


There is only one round for Miss DW Figure. The judging criteria for this round is:


Swimwear – Figure suit and clear heels. (NO THONGS ARE PERMITTED)

25% Symmetry

25% Body condition

25% Overall appearance and femininity

25% Execution of poses and overall stage presence

MR DW (BODYBUILDING)

MALE

Mr DW Bodybuilding is one of the most popular categories. It requires the athlete to have a huge amount of muscle mass whilst keeping their body symmetrical and well-conditioned. Although Bodybuilding is about the big muscles and the low body fat, posing plays a huge part in this. The athletes are expected to perform a posing routine to music which displays mandatory poses, flexibility, strength, rhythm, creativity, and personality. The athlete must bring their own music to the shows via CD or USB depending on what the shows are asking for (this will be stated on the application form for each show).


There can be up to 5 different age/weight categories for the Mr DW Bodybuilding. Depending on how many athletes are competing in the show will depend on how we subcategorise the Mr DW Bodybuilding. See below for our typical subcategories:


Junior Mr DW Bodybuilding (competitors must be between the ages 18-21)

Open Light Mr DW Bodybuilding

Open Middleweight Mr DW Bodybuilding 

Open Heavy Mr DW Bodybuilding

Masters Mr DW Bodybuilding (competitors must be over the age of 45)

*Please note, athletes must be between the ages of 22 and 44 to compete in the Open category. *


There are 2 rounds for Mr DW Bodybuilding. Each round will be judged individually then added together to make your total score:


Swimwear, mandatory poses 80%– Bodybuilding trunks and barefoot.

25% Symmetry

25% Muscle Mass

25% Condition

25% Execution of poses and overall stage presence


Posing routine 20% – Costumes are allowed if required.

25% Execution of movements and the overall performance

25% Difficulty of performance

25% Creativity

25% Chosen apparel and overall appearance

 

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