Swimsuit Models will need to display a toned physique and have a confident and glamorous stage presence

JUDGING

Swimsuit is Judged on two Rounds; Physique and Overall Presentation

Physique

Physique is is judged on the condition and balance achieved through a fit and shapely body.  Bikini, Bikini International and Fitness athletes tend to cross over into this division, thus presenting different physiques, majority of scoring is based upon Overall Presentation and Stage Presence.

Overall Presentation

You will be judged on how well your Swimsuit fits your physique, so choose a colour and fit that suits your personality and allows you to shine on the stage.

A Swimsuit Model Competitor will need to deliver a combination of these objectives:

  • Beauty, overall cosmetic appearance, hair and make up
  • Confidence
  • Physical tone overall, good posture
  • Personality, smile, radiance
  • Overall appearance, body, one-piece colour, symmetry – all needs to work together
  • You will be judged on how well your Swimsuit fits your physique, so choose a colour and fit that suits your personality and allows you to shine on the stage.
  • The upper and lower extremities should flow aesthetically when viewed from all sides creating a balanced and symmetrical appearance

DIVISIONS

Novice
First 12 months of competing – encompassing a consecutive Season A and B Event

Under 30
29 years and younger on day of contest

30 and Over
30 years and over on day of contest

Open 
You MUST have PLACED TOP 3 in the AWNBS or other federations in order to compete in the Open Division

ATTIRE

Swimsuit Model attire is a one-piece fashion bikini, there is no restriction on fabric, however as  you will be judged on how well your Swimsuit fits your physique, ensure you choose a colour and fit that suits your shape

Competitors are required to wear no bigger than a 6 inch clear competition heel.

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.

FRONT

LEFT SYMMETRY

BACK

RIGHT SYMMETRY