Men's Classic Physique Guidelines

Classic Men's Physique Guidelines

The National Physique Committee announces the creation of a new division called Classic Physique. Competition will take place in the following categories:

DIVISION “A” (UP TO AND INCLUDING 5’ 7”)
• Up to and including 5’ 4” Up to and Including 160 lbs
• Over 5’ 4”, up to and including 5’ 5” Up to and Including 165 lbs
• Over 5’ 5”, up to and including 5’ 6” Up to and Including 170 lbs
• Over 5’ 6”, up to and including 5’ 7” Up to and Including 175 lbs
 
DIVISION “B” (OVER 5’ 7”, UP TO AND INCLUDING 5’ 10”)
• Over 5’ 7”, up to and including 5’ 8” Up to and Including 182 lbs
• Over 5’ 8”, up to and including 5’ 9” Up to and Including 190 lbs
• Over 5’ 9”, up to and including 5’ 10” Up to and Including 197 lbs
 
DIVISION “C” (OVER 5’ 10”)
• Over 5’ 10”, up to and including 5” 11” Up to and Including 205 lbs
• Over 5’ 11”, up to and including 6’ 0” Up to and Including 212 lbs
• Over 6’ 0”, up to and including 6’ 1” Up to and Including 220 lbs
• Over 6’ 1”, up to and including 6’ 2” Up to and Including 230 lbs
• Over 6’ 2”, up to and including 6’ 3” Up to and Including 237 lbs
• Over 6’3”, up to and including 6’ 4” Up to and Including 245 lbs
• • Over 6’4”, up to and including 6’5” Up to and including 252 lbs
• Over 6’5”, up to and including 6’6” Up to and including 260 lbs
• Over 6’6”, up to and including 6’7” Up to and including 267 lbs
• Over 6’7” Up to and including 275 lbs
 
For contests with 2 classes only
• Up to and including 5’7” Must make weight as indicated above
• Over 5’7” Must make weight as indicated above

The Judging is scored 100% and will consist of comparisons of the quarter turns and the following four mandatory poses:

  • Front Double Biceps
  • Side Chest
  • Back Double Biceps
  • Abdominals and Thighs
  • Favorite Classic Pose (No Most Muscular)

The Finals will consist of:

  • Posing routine (up to a maximum of 60 seconds)
  • Confirmation round (if necessary)
  • Posedown (overall title only)

Crossovers are permitted! However if an athlete does not make weight, they have the option of competing in bodybuilding or men’s physique with proper attire for the division – trunks for bodybuilding and board shorts for men’s physique. If an athlete is competing in Class Men’s Physique and Men’s Bodybuilding a separate routine is required for each, with the appropriate trunks for each division