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Table of Contents
I. Appointed Chairpersons & Promoters By-Laws ............................................................1
I.1 Solicit Promoters..........................................................................................1 I.1.1 Solicit Qualified Judges ....................................................................2 I.2 Pre-Contest Procedures...............................................................................2
I.2.1 Promotion of Contest ......................................................................2
I.2.2 Contest Notices................................................................................3
I.2.3 Amateur and Professional Athletes .................................................4
I.2.4 Drug Testing / Retesting Policies and Procedures...........................5
II. Structure of an NGA Bodybuilding Competition ...........................................................5
II.1 Prejudging (Day Show).................................................................................5
II.2 Finals (Evening Show) ..................................................................................5
II.3 Divisions of NGA Amateur Bodybuilding Competitions...............................6
II.4 Modification of Divisions .............................................................................6
II.5 Crossovers ....................................................................................................6
III. Responsibilities of an NGA Judge...................................................................................7
III.1 Judging Criteria ............................................................................................7
III.1.1 Muscularity ......................................................................................7
III.1.2 Symmetry .........................................................................................7
III.1.3 Presentation.....................................................................................8
III.2 Judging Specifics ..........................................................................................8
III.2.1 Muscularity .....................................................................................8
III.2.2 Symmetry .......................................................................................10
III.2.3 Presentation...................................................................................10
III.3 Common Tendencies That Can Compromise Accurate Judging ...............11
III.4 Scoring........................................................................................................12
III.5 Use of a Summary Sheet............................................................................12
III.6 The Importance of Accessibility and Accountability
to the Athlete.................................................................................17
III.7 Commitment of an NGA Judge to Natural Bodybuilding...........................17
III.8 Performance Evaluation of NGA Judges ....................................................17


































































































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