YNF Season A / Perth / 30th April 2022

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About YNF Divisions & Categories

Here is a compilation of information about our YNF competition divisions and categories. To learn more about each category go to the Competition Category page.

 

YNF DIVISION INFORMATION

1st Timer

First time competing on stage within any federation; first time on any stage.

NOVICE

Competitors may have competed within the last 2 years, but must NOT have won an OVERALL title within ANY federation.

MUM

Competitors must have had children to compete in any mum division.

AGE

Categories may have different age classes. Competitors can only compete in ONE age category.

HEIGHT
YNF has two height classes for all categories, other than angels, all swimsuit divisions and body transformation.

Female
Short – 163cm & under
Tall – Over 163cm

Male
Short – 175cm & under
Tall – Over 175cm

 

ABOUT THE YNF Categories

 

WOMEN’S CATEGORIES

 

FEMALE FIGURE

A figure competitor should have a high level of muscularity with excellent body conditioning.

They should have full shoulders and good symmetry.

Figure competitors should obtain a good knowledge of compulsory posing, to show their physique to their best.

Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Send us music for your 60 seconds posing routine to contact@ynf.com.au, 2 weeks before the show and bring a USB as a backup.

Learn more at Female Figure Category

 

SWIMSUIT FIGURE

A swimsuit figure competitor should have a high level of muscularity with excellent body conditioning.

They should have full shoulders and good symmetry. 1⁄4 turns only – no compulsory poses.

For figure and body transformation competitors.

Learn more at Swimsuit Figure Category

 

FITNESS ATHLETE

A fitness athlete should have a well-balanced athletic physique; with a nice V taper and good symmetry.

They should present themselves in an elegant and stylish manner and poise on stage.

Important: Fitness Athletes can not cross over into the sports category. Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Learn more at Fitness Athlete Category

 

SWIMSUIT ATHLETIC

A swimsuit athletic athlete should have a well-balanced athletic physique; with a nice V taper and good symmetry.

They should present themselves in an elegant and stylish manner and poise on stage.

For sport, fitness and body transformation competitors.

Learn more at Swimsuit Athletic Category

 

FEMALE SPORTS ATHLETE

A sports athlete should have a well-balanced athletic physique; with a nice V taper and good symmetry.

Bubbly and sporty stage presence.

Important: Female Sports Athletes cannot cross over to the Fitness Athlete category. Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Learn more at Female Sports Athlete Category

 

BIKINI ATHLETE

A bikini athlete should have a toned beach body and present themselves in an elegant and stylish manner and poise on stage.

Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Learn more at Bikini Athlete Category

 

SWIMSUIT BEACH

A Swimsuit Beach athlete should have a toned beach body and present themselves in an elegant and stylish manner and poise on stage.

For Bikini Athletes and Body Transformation Competitors.

Learn more at Swimsuit Beach Category

 

YNF ANGELS

An angel competitor should be dressed glamorous and have an overall sensational appearance. An angel competitor should strive for a Las Vegas-style approach in their stage presentation. This is a fun category, so live it up.

Learn more at YNF Angels Category

 

MEN’S CATEGORIES

 

BODYBUILDING

A bodybuilder should have the highest level of muscularity and conditioning for a male competitor.

They should have great muscle separation and definition, with muscular striations. A bodybuilder should have a good shoulder-to-waist ratio. A bodybuilder competitor should obtain a good knowledge of compulsory posing, to show their physique to their best.

Important: Bodybuilding athletes cannot crossover into Classic Physique. Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Learn more at Body Building Category

 

CLASSIC PHYSIQUE

A classic physique competitor should have an aesthetically pleasing physique, with a good shoulder-to-waist ratio.

Good conditioning and separation of the muscles. They should obtain a good knowledge of classic style posing.

Not have as much muscular maturity as a bodybuilder.

Important: Classic Physique athletes cannot crossover into bodybuilding. Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Learn more at Classic Physique Category

 

MALE PHYSIQUE

A physique competitor should have an aesthetically pleasing physique, with a significant V taper, full shoulders and exceptional abdominal midsection.

Their posing should be fluent and confident.

Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Learn more at Male Physique Category

 

MALE SPORTS ATHLETE

Male sports athletes should have an athletic-looking physique with nice symmetry.

A good abdominal midsection and a nice v taper, showing a well-balanced body.

Not as full muscle bellies as a physique competitor.

Competitors competing in age divisions can only be eligible in ONE division closest to their age.

Learn more at Male Sports Athlete Category

 

MALE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

A Physically Challenged competitor should fit the judging criteria of the category they are entering. All physically challenged competitors will be brought on stage and judged separately.

Learn more at Male Physically Category

 

MIXED PAIRS

Compulsory poses in an artistic routine.

Important: This category is only open to a Figure competitor with Classic Physique or Bodybuilding competitor.

Learn more at Mixed Pairs Category

 

BODY TRANSFORMATION

This category is for competitors who have transformed both their physique (not just with a comp prep) and their lifestyle. They may like the opportunity to step on stage and show their achievements and inspire others. This could be a stepping stone for these competitors to compete in another category further down the track or they may feel they are also ready now and are competitive enough to compete against other athletes in another category of their choice.

Learn more at Mixed Pairs Category