IFBB Nordic Championships categories:

Important note: If there are less than 5 athletes in a class, the classes will be combined, wherever possible.

Bikini Fitness
Up to 160 cm
Up to 163 cm
Up to 166 cm
Up to 169 cm
Over 169 cm
Juniors – one open category

Body Fitness
Up to 158 cm
Up to 163 cm
Up to 168 cm
Over 168 cm
Juniors – one open category

Wellness Fitness
Up to 163 cm
Over 163 cm
Juniors – one open category

Men’s Physique
Up to 173 cm
Up to 179 cm
Over 179 cm
Juniors – one open category

Classic bodybuilding
Up to 180 cm
Over 180 cm
Maximum bodyweight limits [in kg] for classic physique:
Up to 168 cm: (Athlete’s height [in cm] minus 100) + 4
Up to 171 cm: (Athlete’s height [in cm] minus 100) + 6
Up to 175 cm: (Athlete’s height [in cm] minus 100) + 8
Up to 180 cm: (Athlete’s height [in cm] minus 100) + 11
Up to 188 cm: (Athlete’s height [in cm] minus 100) + 13
Up to 196 cm: (Athlete’s height [in cm] minus 100) + 15
Over 196 cm: (Athlete’s height [in cm] minus 100) + 17
Juniors – one open category
Up to 168 cm: (Athletes height [cm] minus 100) + 2 [kg]
Up to 171 cm: (Athletes height [cm] minus 100) + 3 [kg]
Up to 175 cm: (Athletes height [cm] minus 100) + 4 [kg]
Up to 180 cm: (Athletes height [cm] minus 100) + 6 [kg]
Up to 188 cm: (Athletes height [cm] minus 100) + 7 [kg]
Up to 196 cm: (Athletes height [cm] minus 100) + 8 [kg]
Over 196 cm:  (Athletes height [cm] minus 100) + 9 [kg]

Classic physique
Up to 180 cm
Over 180 cm
Juniors – one open category

Fitness – one open category

Women’s physique – one open category (

Crossovers: juniors may participate in the senior categories as well.