The Men’s Sculpting division is for the male athlete with a small waist, sprawling thighs, a wide back, and above average muscle size. The look is that of a classic physique which is a balanced, highly conditioned, and aesthetic pleasing, muscular without being overly striated. This not a bodybuilding division.
An appropriate to impressive shoulder, waist, and hip ratio shows precise and intentional muscle development in targeted areas.
Men’s Sculpting Athletes should demonstrate visible muscle separation and conditioning without striations, including: visible abdominal separation; visible separation between delts, biceps and triceps; visible quad/hamstring separation; and, round, firm glutes with visible tie-in to hamstrings. Men’s Sculpting Athletes should not be described as ripped, shredded, striated, dry, diced, hard, grainy, massive, thick, dense.
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 5’6″ tall.
Open to division athletes over 5’6″, up to and including 5’9″ tall.
Open to division athletes over 5’9″ tall.
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 both Phase 1 (10 Exercise Circuit) and Phase 2 (Stage Presentation) combined scores by class.
*TaMaarta Elite 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 Elite Status is awarded, pending successful urinalysis to the First Place athlete in a Masters class that has a minimum of ten (10) athletes.
*This division becomes a Prize Money Incentivized division when there are ten (10) or more athletes competing in the Open class. The First Place athlete will receive, pending successful urinalysis, a $1000 prize.