WHO ARE THE JUDGES?
The judges will represent a diverse range of occupations. Judges could be actors, models, casting
agents, journalists, former titleholders, pageant professionals, doctors, lawyers, entertainers,
entrepreneurs, counselors, fashion designers, hair and make-up professionals, fitness trainers, and
even stay-at-home moms. The common bond they all share is that they are successful in their own
right and they understand the importance of good communication skills, self-discipline & public image.
WHAT ARE THEY LOOKING FOR?
A healthy well-maintained physique. A warm, genuine, compassionate personality. World awareness and the desire to make a difference. A confident, self-assured individual who is comfortable with herself and her surroundings. An intelligent and articulate
young woman who can serve as a good role model for her peers. A leader, a winner and a potential
WORLD TOP MODEL® titleholder. The judges are not looking for the best contestant in one area of competition, but rather an individual who is an overall strong candidate for the title.
The WORLD TOP MODEL COMPETITION is a professional modeling competition in the world.
The organizers are noted for emphasizing the importance of charity work now a major part of the competition at state level and national finals. During her reign, WORLD TOP MODEL COMPETITION will promote a variety of charities including Autism Speaks and make appearance across the country during her reign.
Go See Competition - Each model will be required to attend two Go-See interviews. This is your opportunity to impress the client. The model will be given the name of the client, the location, a subway map, and subway fare. They will have approximately four (4) to meet with both clients. Models should plan on dressing the part, bringing their comp card, portfolio and be ready to do whatever is asked of them. The goal is to get the CALL BACK!
The GLAM Photo Shoot - It's a photo shoot like no other. You have approximately 3 minutes to capture the million dollar photo. Gotham City will serve as your backdrop. This is the judges opportunity to see how well you work on set and in front of a camera. Can you take directions? Can you work under pressure and face any obstacles thrown at you? It's your time to shine. GET THE SHOT! Outfit: Models will be required to bring one evening gown for this shoot. NOTE: It's not about the outfit!
The Social Media Challenge - Social media is everything and today's model needs to know how to promote herself and the brands she is representing on all platforms of social media. Models will be tasked to promote themselves and their activities all weekend long using special World Top Model hashtags. NOTE: This is not a popularity contest
Designer Showcase - It's a Fashion Show! Time to take the runway. Each model will be paired with a designer and given something to wear for this fast paced runway show.
Runway Wear Competition - During the Runway Wear competition, each contestant will wear an outfit of her own choosing and model it for the judges and audience. Judges will consider her poise, confidence, and the manner in which she carries herself, her sense of fashion and style, outfit selection and her stage presence. Outfits should not be something that you would find in an average mall or department store. Contestants should avoid evening gowns/ evening wear and should not be a costume. Hint: THINK HIGH FASHION & DO NOT BE AFRAID TO BE CREATIVE. Note: No description cards will be read during this category.
Red Carpet Wear Competition - During the Red-Carpet Wear competition the attention is again focused on her beauty of face, but also on her overall appearance. They will consider her poise, elegance, confidence, and the manner in which she carries herself, her sense of fashion and style, and her overall stage presence. They will be looking for the qualities that she is able to radiate as she walks across down the runway in her chosen outfit. Hint: THINK HIGH FASHION & RED-CARPET AWARDS SUCH AS THE ACADEMY AWARDS, GOLDEN GLOBES, MTV MUSIC AWARDS, CFDA AWARDS ETC. Note: You do not have to wear an evening gown/ wear for this category..
Final Look (Top 3 only) - One final on-stage question for the remaining Top-3 will be conducted by the Emcee. They will then appear on stage for group judging and have a spotlighted “Final Look” when each judge will independently select their gold, silver and bronze medalist. These events lead up to the crowning of the new WORLD TOP MODEL®!
SPECIAL ELEMENTS (detailed information in contestant handbook)
The People's Choice - winner will automatically advance to the Top 5
Swimwear Competition - It's all about body positivity. Who will reign supreme?
Spokesmodel - It's a video introduction competition
Photogenic - one on location photo will determine the winner