Mastery and presentation of mandatory poses, stage presense, connection with judges and audience.
Available to all competitors in the division.
Open to athletes from 18-39 years of age.
Open to athletes 40 years of age or older.
Open to division athletes up to and including 5’5″ tall.
Open to division athletes over 5’5″, up to and including 5’8″ tall.
Open to division athletes over 5’8″ tall.
Figure athletes will be judged in two-piece posing suits and clear high heels. Posing suits may be of any color, pattern, and style. Suit should cover at least 30% of the glutes and should crisscross over the lower back, with the straps hooked into the bottoms. Suits should be in good taste; no thongs/T-back bottoms will be permitted. TaMaarta Officials reserve the right to disqualify an athlete from competing in a specific competition if their suit is inappropriate. Jewelry and hair ornaments will be allowed during all rounds of judging. No props will be used at any time during judging of Figure. Athletes’ numbers must be worn on front left hip and rear middle of their suit. Athletes are advised to have their suits pre-approved by sending images of themselves in the suit to the TaMaarta Head Judge.
All tanning must be performed by the approved Tanning Provider. Self-tanning or tans by unapproved third party tanning providers are NOT allowed. Competitors will NOT be allowed on stage with unapproved tans.
Phase 2 Stage Presentation and Scoring
Comparison Rounds By Classes:
0.0 – 10 points Symmetry & Proportion
0.0 – 10 points Conditioning & Leanness
0.0 – 10 points Overall Appearance (Hair, Make-Up, Suit, Skin Tone)
0.0 – 10 points Presentation (Poise, Posing, Posture, Stage Presence)
Individual Presentation – 60 second routine:
0.0 – 20 points Overall Appearance (Hair, Make-Up, Suit, Skin Tone)
0.0 – 20 points Presentation (Poise, Posing, Posture, Stage Presence, Creativity)
Results & Placing, Pro Status, and Prize Money
*Results and Placings for this division are based on Phase 2 (Stage Presentation) scores by class.
*TaMaarta Pro Status is awarded, pending successful urinalysis, to the First Place Athlete in an Open class that has a minimum of five (5) athletes.
*TaMaarta Masters Pro Status is awarded, pending successful urinalysi,s to the First Place athlete in a Masters class that has a minimum of ten (10) athletes.
*This division’s results are based on Phase 2 scores only and therefore is NOT Prize Money eligible.