The IFBB Elite World Rankings feature competitors who compete in women's bikini fitness, women's body-fitness, muscular and men's physique, men's classic bodybuilding and men's bodybuilding.
Ranking points are awarded at key events in the IFBB calendar, including the World Championships.
Continental Championships and Elite Invitational Qualifiers also offer opportunities for athletes to earn points.
The top 10 athletes at the World Championships are granted ranking points, while the best six at continental level and the highest five placed finishers at the qualifiers are rewarded.
Ranking points are accumulated by athletes, with the top 10 rewarded with cash prizes at the conclusion of the season.
The winner of each category will receive a cash prize.