MODEL AMERICA CHAMPIONSHIPS INTRODUCTION
Model America™ is for attractive women and men from around the world. Contestants must have stunning looks, an athletic body and know how to present themselves in a sexy and marketable manner for the judging panel and live & television audience. Contestants must be in good mental & physical health and do not need any stage, runway, photo, video, commercial or any other modeling experience. There are no prescribed height and/or weight limitations.
There are five divisions depending upon gender and model preference as follows:
- Fashion Model Women
- Fashion Model Men
- Fitness Model Women
- Fitness Model Men
- Muscle Model Men
All contestants will be required to perform a runway style presentation in all 3 of the following Competition Rounds.
- Sportswear – Active sports apparel appropriate for athletics; Sports Theme selection welcome.
- Swimsuit – Women in two piece style and heels; Men in one color suit (no patterns or logos) and bare feet.
- Clubwear – Night and social lifestyle.
The judging criteria will be scored upon the following considerations:
- Physical Appearance – 25%
- Photogenics – 25%
- Poise & Presence – 25%
- Apparel Integration 25%
Posing in an overly sexual or manner including bending over in a reverse position, moves indicative of a stripper or other provocative body positions and/or movements will result in a deduction of points at the discretion of the head judge. Upon a first offense, a warning will be issued. Upon the second offense, a 25% point deduction will be applied. Upon the third offense, the competitor will be immediately disqualified from the competition.