Overall Competition Rules

Overall Competition Rules:

  • On the entrance competitor receives a certificate of participation and a sticker with number;
  • All models and competitors must sign a release form giving permission for photos and videos to be used by organizer. All photos are the property of contest organisator.
  • Each competitor can submit one model only.
  • No assistants will be permitted. The competitor must apply all makeup.
  • All models must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Topics: guidelines are the rules of the competition. If these are not followed, it may disqualify contestants / contestant or deduct points;
  • Models must arrive with a clean face (no-makeup). If models arrive with makeup on it is required that it is removed prior to the start of the competition.
  • All models must be dressed/costumed appropriately, with no exposure of body parts. The use of any clothing, tattooing, writing or piercing that is graphic/inappropriate in nature is not allowed. Failure to comply WILL lead to disqualification. (Body Art competitors, please see individual rules)
  • No electronic devices or cell phone/email/texting/photo usage will be allowed during the competition. It is also not allowed any kind of recording or photographing.
  • Competitors are not allowed to touch their models once seated in the competition area until directed by the competition chairman
  • Competitors and models may not leave the competition area after the competition has started and may only be excused by the competition chairman. Anyone found leaving without permission WILL be disqualified
  • It is the responsibility of each competitor to secure and furnish his or her female or male model, tools and any necessary supplies, at his or his expense.
  • Conversation between Competitor(s) and model is limited. The only conversation allowed is if the Competitor(s) need to ask the model to reposition themselves for application or styling purposes.
  • No talking to spectators.
  • Competitors arriving after the start of the competition will not be allowed to compete.
  • Penalty points may be assessed during the contest time and will affect the judge’s score.
  • All competitors must supply their own kit.