Backstage photography or videography is strictly prohibited. Competitors will compete in a two-piece suit. You do not want to spend months working towards a perfect body only to be ruined by the wrong suit that does not flatter you. The North American Natural Bodybuilding Federation was founded with a goal to promote drug tested body building shows. The amount and types of strength moves. The Head Judge will call the competitors, in small groups and in numerical order, to center stage to perform the front and back turns.
All athlete competitor rules and requirements are listed at the bottom of this page. Click on NPC News Online to read about all the rules you need to know before signing up to compete as an athlete in a show. Each competitor, in numerical order, walks onstage and performs the mandatory poses as follows:. Quarter turn Right: Competitors will turn slightly facing the judges with the left hand on the hip, right arm relaxed and left leg bent at knee. During the Finals, the hair may be worn down and decorative pieces in the hair are permitted. Competitors will be judged wearing a two-piece swimsuit and heels.
Any competitor who appears to be disoriented, light-headed or experiences undue cramping will not be permitted to compete. Depending on the number of competitors, the promoter and Head Judge may decide that only the top finalists shall perform their posing routine. For safety and liability purposes, only competitors and event officials are allowed back stage an in the pump-up area. According to MrOlympia. You can click on the buttons to read the rules just for that category.
The following placings will qualify competitors for one year for the NPC national level Bikini contests: Top 5 places in each class at National Qualifying events only. If the front of the suits are too low and they must be constructed higher. Note: National level contests do not permit competitors to cross over into fitness, figure or bikini at the same event. S, which has grown to become the largest, promoter nationally! They must not leave any residue on the stage that might cause a safety hazard for other competitors, or that might require cleaning the stage before subsequent use by other competitors. Athletes will be scored down if the suit is not up to standard. For safety and liability purposes, only competitors and event officials are allowed back stage an in the pump-up area.