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.
PHOTOGENIC COMPETITION - 20% All contestants will be required to submit one(1)headshot during their online application process. Photos should be a high resolution image (at least 300 dpi) and in jpeg format. The photo will be also used for the program book. Contestants may choose to submit an additional photo for a fee of $25.00. This fee along with the photo is due at registration.
RUNWAY WEAR COMPETITION - 35%: Each contestant will model and outfit of her own choosing. It must be age appropriate and it should portray the contestant's personal sense of style and fashion. It can be as simple or ornate as you would like. Choose and outfit that you would see during NYFW, walking down Fifth Avenue or Rodeo Drive, or on the runways of Paris or Milan. Do be afraid to be creative!
RED CARPET WEAR COMPETITION - 35%: During Red Carpet competition Wear the attention is focused on your overall
appearance. They will consider her poise, confidence, and the manner in which she carries herself, her
sense of fashion and style, and her stage presence. They will be looking for the qualities that she is able to radiate as she walks down the runway in her outfit of choice. Think Oscars, Tony Awards, Movie Premiere, or a Launch Party. Contestants are not required to wear a gown and may choose to wear an outfit that reflects their own personal style. Don't be afraid to be creative!
FINAL LOOK (TOP 15 ONLY) - 10% The Top-15 will appear on stage for group judging and have a
spotlighted “Final Look” when each judge will independently select their winner, 1st runner-up, and 2nd
runner-up. These events lead up to the crowning of the new WORLD TOP MODEL winner! All participates should remain on stage as several times during the show. Even if they are not selected as Finalists, there will be
several other awards will be awarded including age division winners.