MUSCLEMANIA® PHYSIQUE INTRODUCTION
COMPETITION DIVISION OPTIONS
Any natural athlete is welcome to compete in Musclemania® Physique events regardless of competitive experience. Beginners, novices or veterans can compete in any regional, national and/or international events. But only Beginners and Novices can compete in designated shows. Veteran competitors may compete regardless of past or current bodybuilding federation affiliations.
JUDGING AND PERFORMANCES
All contestants will be equally and fairly judged within their division and classes. This will include (1) an individual ‘T’ or Spotlight Walk on stage and (2) in group line-up for quarter turns and mandatory & freestyle posing. Judges will be looking for fit contestants who display proper shape and symmetry combined with muscularity and overall condition. This is not a bodybuilding contest so extreme muscularity should be marked down.
Musclemania® Physique judging criteria is based upon four, equally scored categories:
- Symmetry 25%
- Muscle Mass 25%
- Condition 25%
- Posing & Presentation 25%
DRUG TESTING CRITERIA
Because the Musclemania® Physique Championships are natural bodybuilding events, at least 10 competitors among the Top 5 Finalists must be drug tested by urinalysis immediately following their performance at the Finals. If a contestant is tested positive for any of the listed substances, he/she will be disqualified from the competition, forfeit any prizes and/or rewards and be unable to compete in any Musclemania® event worldwide for at least 2 years. Also, if a contestant refuses to submit to drug testing or attempts to manipulate and/or alter a urinalysis sample, then he/she will be immediately disqualified from the competition.
View the complete list of Tested and Banned Substances.