Official NPC Figure Division Rules

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OFFICIAL NPC FIGURE DIVISION RULES

NPC MEMBERSHIP

Each competitor must be a member of the NPC

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FIGURE COMPETITOR RULES

  • Competitors will compete in a two-piece suit. The bottom of the suit must be v-shaped. No thongs are permitted. Competitors can compete in an off the rack suit. All swimsuits must be in good taste.
  • Figure will not have a routine round.
  • Competitors must wear high heels.
  • Competitors may wear jewelry
  • NATIONAL LEVEL contests do not permit competitors to crossover into Bodybuilding, Fitness or Bikini at the same event. All other competitions are permitted to have crossovers at the discretion of the promoter with appropriate approval.
  • Take a look at our recent NPC contest galleries for examples of approved  swimsuits and styles.  – 

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FIGURE HEIGHT CLASSES

For national level contests that are professional qualifiers:

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  • Up to and including 5’1”
  • Over 5’1” and up to and including 5’2-1/2”
  • Over 5’2-1/2 and up to and including 5’4”
  • Over 5’4” and up to and including 5’5-1/2”
  • Over 5’5-/12 and up to and including 5’7”
  • Over 5’7”

A promoter can choose to have fewer height
classes for non national level contests as follows:

For all contests with two (2) classes:

  • Up to and including 5’4”
  • Over 5’4”

For all contests with three (3) classes:

  • Up to and including 5’4”
  • Over 5’4” and up to and including 5’6”
  • Over 5’6”

For all contests with four (4) classes:

  • Up to and including 5’2”
  • Over 5’2” and up to and including 5’4”
  • Over 5’4” and up to and including 5’6”
  • Over 5’6”

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CHECK INS

Figure division competitors will be checked in and measured.

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FIGURE COMPETITION JUDGING

Presentation:

  • Competitors will walk to the center of the stage alone and perform quarter (1/4) turns, face the judges as directed then proceed to the side of the stage.

Comparison Round – Two Piece Swimsuit:

  • Competitors will be judged wearing a two-piece swimsuit and high heels
  • The competitors will be brought back out in a group and directed to do quarter turns
  • Judges will have the opportunity to compare competitors against each other in quarter turns.

Scoring – Judges will be scoring competitors using the following criteria:

  • Small degree of muscularity with separation, no visible striations
  • Overall muscle tone with shapely lines, overall firmness and not excessively lean
  • Full general assessment
  • Healthy appearance
  • Make-up
  • Skin tone

If you need help or are unsure of how to execute the above instructions then please take a look at the following videos. [youtube video=DB8ZPYLQoS8] [youtube video=sxjATKAKZkM]

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NATIONAL LEVEL CONTESTS

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NPC Junior USA Championships
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NPC Junior National Championships

 

 

 

 

 

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NPC Masters Nationals Championships
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NPC USA Championships

 

 

 

 

 

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NPC Universe Championships
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IFBB North American Championships

 

 

 

 

 

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NPC National Championships

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Who Qualifies for Figure National Level Competitions:

  • One-year qualification for the top five (5) places in each class at national-level contests previously listed.

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ENTRY INFORMATION

The following must be provided with your entry:

  • NPC figure contest you entered
  • Date of your contest
  • Contest promoter

Your height class and final placing.

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NPC CONTEST SCHEDULE

The NPC has bikini contests all over the United States. Take a look at the schedule below for a NPC contest in your area.  

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