RULES AND GUIDELINES

We expect all and every one of our competitors to abide by the contest’s rules and guidelines at all times during the competition. MW reserves the right to disqualify any individual who acts against these guidelines, whether on or off of the stage.

CHECK-IN

All competitors must present themselves at Check-in where they will be registered and, if required, weighed and height measured.

Music

If required, all music must be submitted at Check-in.

  • Posing music must be on a CD or USB stick.
  • Posing music must be the only music on the CD or USB stick.
  • Posing music must not contain vulgar lyrics. Competitors using music containing vulgar lyrics will be disqualified.
Backstage Access

The only people permitted in the backstage area are approved officials and media.

Competitors’ Health
  1. Any competitor who appears to be disoriented or light-headed, or who experiences undue cramping, will not be permitted to compete.
  2. Any competitor disqualified for health reasons must be checked by the attending EMT and, if it is advised by the EMT, must go to the nearest hospital for evaluation.
  3. Competitors who refuse to be evaluated by the EMT or at the hospital will be suspended from competition for a period of one year from the date of the occurrence.

 

CLASSES

For contests with 2 classes
  • Lightweight up to and including 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg)
  • Heavyweight over 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg)
For contests with 3 classes
  • Lightweight up to and including 165 ¼ lbs (75 kg)
  • Middleweight over 165 ¼ lbs (75 kg) up to and including 187 ¼ lbs (85 kg)
  • Heavyweight over 187 ¼ lbs (85 kg)
For contests with 4 classes
  • Bantamweight up to and including 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg)
  • Lightweight over 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg) up to and including 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg)
  • Light-Heavyweight over 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg) up to and including 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg)
  • Heavyweight over 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg)
For contests with 5 classes
  • Bantamweight up to and including 143 ¼ lbs (65 kg)
  • Lightweight over 143 ¼ lbs (65 kg) up to and including 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg)
  • Middleweight over 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg) up to and including 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg)
  • Light-Heavyweight over 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg) up to and including 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg)
  • Heavyweight over 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg)
For contests with 6 classes
  • Bantamweight up to and including 143 ¼ lbs (65 kg)
  • Lightweight over 143 ¼ lbs (65 kg) up to and including 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg)
  • Middleweight over 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg) up to and including 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg)
  • Light-Heavyweight over 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg) up to and including 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg)
  • Heavyweight over 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg) up to and including 225 ¼ lbs (102 kg)
  • Super Heavyweight over 225 ¼ lbs (102 kg)
For contests with 7 classes
  • Bantamweight up to and including 143 ¼ lbs (65 kg)
  • Lightweight over 143 ¼ lbs (65 kg) up to and including 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg)
  • Welterweight over 154 ¼ lbs (70 kg) up to and including 165 ¼ lbs (75 kg)
  • Middleweight over 165 ¼ lbs (70 kg) up to and including 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg)
  • Light-Heavyweight over 176 ¼ lbs (80 kg) up to and including 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg)
  • Heavyweight over 198 ¼ lbs (90 kg) up to and including 225 ¼ lbs (102 kg)
  • Super Heavyweight over 225 ¼ lbs (102 kg)

 

ATTIRE

  • Posing suits must be standard men’s swimsuit with at least ½ rear coverage. Suits must meet acceptable standards of taste and decency. Thongs are prohibited.
  • Posing suits must be one color. Fringe, wording, sparkle or fluorescents is prohibited.
  • Competitors must not alter the fit of the posing suit by hiking it up in the back or by pulling up the sides during Front and Rear Lat Spreads.

 

ON THE STAGE

  • During the Judging, competitors shall not wear jewelry except for a wedding band.
  • Prescription eyewear (except sunglasses) is permitted.
  • Competitor numbers must be worn on the left side of the posing suit during the Judging and Finals.
  • The following is prohibited while onstage:
    • Props
    • Chewing gum
    • “Moon Pose” (any competitor performing this pose will be disqualified)
    • Lying on the stage.
    • Bumping and shoving (the first and second person involved will be disqualified)

 

JUDGING

Presentation
  1. Each competitor proceeds to center-stage individually in numerical order and automatically performs the mandatory poses. No signal from the Head Judge is required.
  2. Each competitor has a maximum of 60 seconds to perform the poses. A warning will be given when 10 seconds remain.
  3. Competitors are not required to use the full 60 seconds.
  4. THE BODYBUILDING MANDATORY POSES ARE :
    1. Front Double Biceps
    2. Front Lat Spread
    3. Side Chest
    4. Back Double Biceps
    5. Back Lat Spread
    6. Side Triceps
    7. Abdominals and Thighs

      THE CLASSIC PHYSIQUE MANDATORY POSES ARE : 

      The Judging is scored 100% and will consist of comparisons of the quarter turns and the following “5” mandatory poses:

      • Front Double Biceps
      • Side Chest
      • Back Double Biceps
      • Abdominal and Thighs
      • Favorite Classic Pose (Not Most Muscular)

      Comparison

 

  • The Head Judge will call the competitors, in small groups and in numerical order, to center stage to perform the quarter turns and mandatory poses.
  • In the call-outs, the Head Judge will direct specific competitors to perform the quarter turns and mandatory poses. Judges will have the opportunity to compare competitors against each other.

 

Judges will score competitors according to the “total package”, which is a balance of size, symmetry and muscularity.

 

FINALS

Routine
    • Competitors are called onstage individually in numerical order to perform a posing routine to music of the competitor’s choice.
    • The length of the posing routine is a maximum of 60 seconds.
    • Depending on the number of competitors, the promoter and Head Judge may decide that only the top finalists shall perform their posing routine.

Confirmation (if necessary*)

    • Competitors are called onstage and, under the direction of the Head Judge, are compared in groups while performing the mandatory poses.

*The judging panel, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to re-judge using a Confirmation round.

  • Posedown (overall title only)
  • The top finalists take part in a 60-second posedown.

 

SCORING

  • The Judging is scored 100%.
  • Ties are broken using the Relative Placement method.

Sports Model (Male/Female)  

 


JUDGING CRITERIA BASED ON CATEGORIES:

Categories: Male and Female Sports Model 
 
  • Swimwear round
  • Evening wear/Runway round

Male Fitness Model Judging Criteria:
The MW will be judging males on their masculine style, marketability and stage presence; Male models will also be judged on their ability to display their character, style and self-confidence.
Males will be expected to show off their physical attributes, that project a fit and healthy lifestyle; A lean, well-proportioned toned and healthy looking body is the look that is wanted:
  • 40%- Overall Marketability
  • 40%- Physique
  • 20%- Stage Presence
 
Male Sports  Model
Swimsuit round: Square cut spandex style swim shorts are the suggested choice for Male Fitness Model contestants
Evening Wear Round:
All male contestants are required to wear formal attire. Jeans and a tshirt are unacceptable, and will be marked down. All males are expected to present themselves in a runway style fashion for this category. Couture  GQ  style dress is suggested.
Male Sports Model Rounds:  2 Rounds
  • Round #1: Beach wear/swimwear round
  • Round #2: Runway Round  Evening wear
  • Choice of shoe is completely up to discretion of competitor.

Male Sports Model: 1 Round
  • Round #1: Physique round Square cut shorts
  • Square cut spandex style swim shorts are the suggested choice for Male Sports Model contestants. There is only one round for this competition.
Sports Model, men are judged on overall physique, conditioning and overall balance of physique, muscle definition. This category is judged based on a 60/ 40 split. 
60% based on the  physical physique
40% overall marketability and stage presence.

Female Sports Model
  • Bikini round
  • Themewear round
 
Female Sports Model Attire Expectations:
Themewear Round:  As a MW Sports Model we require female competitors to bring a creative , and glamorous theme wear to the stage.  Different ideas may be Victoria Secrets Style Glamour , Vegas Show Girls, this round should not become confused with a sportswear  theme round. This is definitely a very creative and glamorous round for the female delegates to display their beauty and conditioning.

Female Sports Model Bikini Suit:
Any color pattern and style. As it is conservatively presentable. Thong style or any other inappropriate swimwear is absolutly not allowed.
Contestants for the Female Sports  Model category are being judged on their sense of style, poise, overall beauty and stage presence as well as display a fit and toned physique. Female Sports Models will be expected to walk on stage in particular pattern which will be explained at the athletes meeting the evening prior to the competition (t walk style walk).

Competitors must be able to present themselves in a classy feminine and tasteful way that is marketable. There will be 2 categories to this competition which include:

  • Round #1: Themewear round, prejudging show (example: Victoria Secret style themewear must compliment the competitors physique. See above suggestions )
  • Round #2:  Swimsuit bikini round
This category is judged based on a 40/40/20 split. 
  • 40%- Overall Marketability
  • 40%-Body Tone
  • 20%- Stage Presence, Poise, Confidence

Commercial Model Search 

 


 

Get the opportunity to meet some of the industry’s top photographers, talent agencies, casting directors and professionals. Do you have what it takes to make it in the world of Commercial MODELING?
“Commercial modeling is one of the largest and most diverse fields of modeling, Models are used in television ads and instructional or corporate videos. This is a specialized yet lucrative area of modeling. Models may be featured in catalogues, magazine advertisements, beauty products, life style, fashion ads, and anything where a model is used to sell a product or a service. Commercial print models promote clothing/products on billboards, buses, magazines and newspapers.” 

Shows Entry Criteria:

Females:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ages 18-36 eligible to participate in this contest
  • Height requirement : 5’4 to 6 ft
Contestants from all around the world are eligible to enter in any MW event with this category
 

Model Search Rounds and Descriptions:

Round #1 Swimsuit Round – 1 piece swimsuit any style 5- 6 inch heels that match your attire
Swimsuit Round:
All Female contestants must wear a one-piece bikini swimsuit, and high heels 5-6 inch classy shoes that compliment the contestant.   No thongs, lace lingerie, nylons or aerobic clothing. Each contestant will perform a t- walk or runway walk both are to be prepared and practiced. (one time only) and exit off the side of the  stage. No constant posing or dancing will be permitted. Music will be provided for all contestants. Judging will be on healthy body tone, shape, beauty marketability and overall stage presence.
Round #2 Couture Round – Model dressed in an outfit that is stylish; Polished, sleek and trendy.
Couture Round:
Contestants are required to wear an outfit in black, white or colour combination. Too much print is not advised on clothing as it  may become distracting.  Each contestant will be permitted to enter the top of the “T”, walk it”s length (one time only) and exit off. Each stage design will be different.  Standard runway music will be provided. No bouncy or constant posing is allowed. Contestant Judging will be on poise, posture, personality, projection, runway techniques and the ability to walk and turn gracefully.
All contestants must wear a cover up in all public areas during the competition. Disqualification may occur if contestants are found in open areas not dressed appropriately.
 

Event Finalists:

For each event  3-5 finalists will be selected ( depending on the size of the category) to participate in the most Glamorous show on earth in …..for the grand prize.
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