2021 USA TOP MODEL®...
Must be female.
Delegates must be at least four (4) years of age as of September 1st of the competition year.
All contestants should be prepared to present valid identification at Registration.
I have not been engaged in any activities which, if disclosed to the public, would bring or tend to bring myself or the National Competition into disrepute, ridicule, or contempt.
I am in good health and of good moral character.
Entry by a contestant, who is currently in open criminal proceedings for a felony, currently on felony probation or is in current retribution for a crime, will be denied entry as a contestant into the competition.
Courtesy and proper language is required when dealing with other delegates, chaperones, pageant staff, production staff and hotel/venue staff.
Contestants must be on time to all scheduled events.
To leave the group (for ex: restroom breaks) contestants must advise a staff member where they are going.
No family, friends, coaches, personal helpers, etc. will be allowed backstage or on stage at anytime for any reason.
Outside the competition, contestants, parents, friends, relatives, etc. should not approach the judges, the judge’s coordinator, or auditors at anytime for any reason.
No food or drink, other than bottled water, will be allowed in the backstage or dressing room area.
No cell phones are allowed in the dressing rooms, interview rooms, rehearsals, or backstage during the competition events.
No cameras, camera phones, or video cameras are allowed in the dressing rooms or backstage at anytime
The use of or dispensing of illegal drugs or marijuana is not tolerated at the 2021 USA TOP MODEL® COMPETITION. If you are caught violating this rule, you will be immediately disqualified and removed from the competition venue/host hotel.
Stealing or damaging another person's property is not tolerated at 2021 USA TOP MODEL® COMPETITION
If you are caught violating this rule, you will be immediately disqualified and removed from the competition venue/host hotel.
After the crowning only the Official Photographer will be allowed on-stage with a camera.
Following completion of the official photographs, the stage will be opened to general public and their cameras.
Contestants may not leave the venue at anytime during any scheduled event. This includes the parking lot. Any contestant who is not at the appropriate place at the specified time will be subject to an administrative point deduction.
Any finalist in the top 3 not remaining on stage for the USA TOP MODEL® Overall process and photos afterward will forfeit their placement in the competition and any prize money due for that placement.
Within seven (7) days of winning the competition, the new USA TOP MODEL® Overall National Titleholders must have and maintain a valid email address, cellular telephone and Facebook page for the entire length of the reign
Within thirty (30) days of winning the competition, the new USA TOP MODEL® Overall National Titleholder must complete a photo shoot (with a photographer of theIr choosing) and submit to the National Director one (1) official crown shot promo and one (1) other promo photo.
The new USA TOP MODEL® Overall National titleholder will receive a total cash prize of $750.00. Payment shall be paid in the following manner: 1.) $200.00 night of crowning 2.) $200.00 credit toward photography sitting fees 3.) $150.00 toward the International Competition and 4.) $100.00 at step-down.
The new USA TOP MODEL® Overall National Titleholder will be required to complete a total of two (2) social media appearances each month during their reign.
The new USA TOP MODEL® Overall National Titleholder is under no obligation to follow this contract however, failure to adhere to these rules can result in the National Titleholder not receiving and/or forfeiting their remaining prize package.
Any contestant whose actions are interpreted as demeaning or disrespectful to the title of the 2021 USA TOP MODEL® COMPETITION will be disqualified.
2021 USA TOP MODEL® Organization reserves the right of final determination of what is considered to be demeaning behavior.
The National Director reserves the right to make any decision concerning any matter not covered by these Rules and Regulations.
I agree to abide by all the rules of the 2021 USA TOP MODEL® Overall COMPETITION now in effect or as announced from time to time hereafter.
I understand and agree that my acceptance as a contestant for the title of 2021 USA TOP MODEL® Overall COMPETITION is under the sole and complete discretion of the National Director of the 2021 USA TOP MODEL® Overall COMPETITION.
I agree to permit my photograph, voice recording, and name to be used without charge for all publicity and commercial purposes and any telecasts of the national competition.
I understand and agree that if I win or succeed to the title of USA TOP MODEL®, my failure to comply with any of the terms, provisions, restrictions or obligations hereof shall, at the option of the National Director of the USA TOP MODEL® COMPETITION, result in all or any of my disqualification, loss of title, and my obligation to return immediately any and all prizes awarded.
I understand and agree that if I win or succeed to the title of 2021 USA TOP MODEL® COMPETITION,
I will not permit the use of my name, photograph, image, or title as 2021 USA TOP MODEL®
COMPETITION IMPORTANT NOTE - AGE DIVISION WINNERS
This competition does not have a non-compete clause or contractual requirements. Contestants may compete even if they have titles with other pageant systems as this is not a pageant.