The Musclemania® Classic Division is for men who want to display their complete physique in a classic, symmetry, beach body form. However, unlike Bodybuilding and Physique Divisions, the Classic Division features competitors wearing brief shorts while presenting themselves on stage in individual posing, class line-ups and comparisons. They will be judged based equally upon their Symmetry, Size, Muscle Condition and Presentation. The height classes will be determined after check-in at the show to ensure equal class sizes in the show. There are no limits to competitor weights regardless of height regardless how light or heavy the competitor.

  • Open Division (23 Years & Older
  • Junior Division (22 Years & Younger )
  • Masters Division (35+ Years of Age)
  • Professional Division (Prequalification Required)


Any natural athlete is welcome to compete in Musclemania® events regardless of competitive experience. Beginners, novices or veterans can compete in any regional, national and/or international events. But only Beginners and Novices can compete in designated shows. Veteran competitors may compete regardless of past or current bodybuilding federation affiliations.


Musclemania® Classic judging criteria is based upon four, equally scored categories:

Symmetry 25%
Muscle Mass 25%
Condition 25%
Posing & Presentation 25%


Professional spray tanning services are available at most shows. Please check show details. Tanning creams are banned at Musclemania® and Fitness Universe Shows.


Because the Musclemania® Championships are natural bodybuilding events, all competitors will be subjected to urinalysis sampling at check-in at the show and Top 5 Finalists’ samples will be tested. If a contestant tests positive for any listed banned substances, he/she will be disqualified from the competition, forfeit any prizes and/or rewards and be unable to compete in any Musclemania® event worldwide for at least 2 years. Also, if a contestant refuses to submit to drug testing or attempts to manipulate and/or alter a urinalysis sample, then he/she will be immediately disqualified from the competition.

View the complete list of Tested and Banned Substances.