MEN’S BODYBUILDING POSING ATTIRE: Men will compete in bodybuilding posing trunks of any color, with no shirt or shoes. No thongs. All suits must be in good taste. Athletes will be warned about improper suits and are advised to contact show promoter if you are concerned your suit does not meet specifications. No jewelry or body accessories are permitted (except for wedding rings which are allowed).



Bodybuilding Crossovers: Men’s bodybuilding competitors are able to crossover to Men’s Physique or Classic Physique.  All competitors must successfully pass polygraph screen prior to competition.



QUARTER TURNS/ GROUP COMPARISIONS (Pictures provided below): Competitors will come on stage by class, to determine the most balanced physique. Competitors will start facing the judges, then they will be instructed to perform quarter turns - turning to the right, turning to the back, turning to the right, and then facing the judges again. Arms are at the sides, slightly bent and legs are also slightly bent, a mild twist on the side poses is permitted. The head judge will instruct you to complete mandatory (muscularity) poses. You may be asked to do these several times and out of order later in the round.





  • Front Double Biceps

  • Front Lat Spread

  • Left Side Chest

  • Left Side Triceps

  • Rear Double Biceps -heel spiked

  • Rear Lat Spread. Heel spiked

  • Right Side Chest

  • Right Side Triceps

  • Abs -Hands behind head, leg extended

  • Single Quadriceps -Hands on hips,   

      flex and rotate right then left leg

  • Crab Most Muscular


Optional Poses

  • Hamstrings 

  • Double Calf Raise 

  • Side Serratus 






INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION/ROUTINE:  Competitors individually perform a 60-second posing routine to music. This portion of the show is for the crowd and gives the competitor a chance to win a "Best Presenter" or "Best Poser" award. Individual presentations should be done tastefully and be conducive to a family atmosphere.



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