Jan Tana Classic
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The Jan Tana Classic was a professional female bodybuilding competition organized by the International Federation of BodyBuilders. The contest was named for its promoter, a marketer of tanning products. The Jan Tana Classic was generally considered to be the third most prestigious contest for female bodybuilders, behind the Ms. Olympia and Ms. International. It was held annually from 1991 through 2003. The event was contested in one combined class through 1999. Starting with the 2000 contest, the competitors were divided into three weight classes. No overall winner was named in 2000 or 2001, but a posedown between the class winners was used to determine the overall title in 2002 and 2003. With the departure of Wayne DeMilia from the IFBB, the show was cancelled. Recently it was brought back by Jan Tana in 2007.
Before it became a professional event, the Jan Tana Classic was run as an amateur bodybuilding contest in 1989. In addition, an amateur bodybuilding contest was included along with the professional contest in 1991, 1993, 1994, and 1999 through 2003. A fitness contest was added in 1995 and a figure contest was also added in 2001.