The Bikini Division is a women’s physique division designed to find athletes with a fit and shapely body that is not heavily muscled or over defined. Your stature is to be graceful, confident and glamorous.
Bikini is scored; based on two Rounds – Physique and Overall Stage Presentation
Physique is is judged on the condition and balance achieved through a lightly muscled and not overly lean or hard appearing physique as compared to Fitness, Figure or Fit Body
Overall Presentation refers to the overall appearance of the athlete. Stage presentation, hair, tanning, make up, and suit choice are encompassed in this round.
A Bikini Competitor will need to deliver a combination of these objectives:
- Beautiful overall cosmetic appearance
- Confidence and Elegance
- Natural look
- No visible abdominal separation or hard lines horizontal lines across abdominal
- Overall appearance, hair/tan/make up, bikini style/cut, colour, physique symmetry all needs to work together
- Confident Stage Walk and understanding of required stage posing
- The upper and lower extremities should flow aesthetically when viewed from all sides creating a balanced and symmetrical appearance
Competing for your first time ever OR in this particular category for the first time ever
Aged 16-23 years on the day of contest
First 12 months of competing – encompassing a consecutive Season A and B Event
Height 165cm or under
Height 165.01cm or above
Given birth to a child/children
Ages 24 – 29 years on day of contest
30 and Over
30 years and over on day of contest
40 and Over
40 years and over on day of contest
Not placed top 3 in the AWNBS or other federations
Previously placed Top 3 in the AWNBS or other federations
Previously placed 1st in any AWNBS Event. This division allows you to compete for your WNBF Pro Status. Compulsory Testing is required for this division.
Current WNBF Pro Athletes or athletes who earn their Pro Athlete Status on show day and are eligible to move up directly into our Pro Division
A traditional two-piece bikini is worn and may be multi-coloured or solid, and embellishments and jewellery is permitted. Stage heels are required. These can be with clear or diamante heel, with either clear toe and/or ankle straps. Keeping height less than 6 inches is preferred, however you are best to select a heel that compliments and enhances your physique.
STAGE WALK AND POSING
Each competitor will enter onto the stage individually performing the V-Walk which will be a clearly outlined tapped path on the stage. You can view our Stage Walk Video HERE for further reference.
Once each competitor has performed their individual stage walk all competitors are on stage ( maximum 15) the MC direct each competitor to the front of the stage to perform the symmetry round.
In the symmetry round, competitors situated middle of stage (maximum 5) will face the judging panel and perform four quarter turns as a group line-up, the MC will prompt competitors through each quarter turn, please listen and watch officials cue to perform the below turns:
- Front Symmetry pose
- Turn right
- Left side symmetry pose
- Turn right
- Rear symmetry pose
- Turn right
- Right symmetry pose
- Turn right
- You are now facing the front
During the stage walk and compulsory quarter turns the judges will be assessing on stage presence and confidence, execution of quarter turns, stage walk, appearance, bikini selection and overall presentation.
Further comparisons and call outs of competitors may follow. On cue if you hear your number called you may be asked to come to the very front stage for the judges to make further comparisons. These comparisons may happen several times so please listen for instructions and your number while onstage to ensure a professional presence is kept.