TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR

America's Elite

Female Contestants Ages 4+

AGE GROUPS & DIVISIONS

 

Petite Division

  • 4-6 Years - Jr. Princess

  • 7-9 Years - Princess

Junior Division

  • 10-12 Years - Pre-Teen

  • 13-15 Years - Jr. Teen

Senior Division

  • 16-18 Years - Teen

  • 19-25 Years - Miss

  • 19+ Years - Ms. (New)

 Age Determined As Of June 1, 2021 

**NEW ** Ms. Age Group:  Contestant can be married, or have been married and can have children.

Age Up Option:  If birth date falls 30 days prior or 30 days post National Event (June 7th 2021 - August 7th, 2021) - contestant will have the opportunity to advance up to the next age group.  Under NO circumstances can any contestant step down an age group.  This must be selected at the time of registration, if opting to advance up to the next age group.

AWARDS & PRIZES

NATIONAL PARTICIPATION AWARD

America's Elite would like to recognize the hard work and dedication of each model with a National Participation Award.  We know how much work goes into preparing for a national event, so creating opportunities to highlight your dedication is a priority to us!

JUDGES CHOICE AWARD  (No extra fees to compete)

One Winner Per Age Group

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Most Entertaining

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Personality

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Shining Star

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Most Memorable Performance

National Judges will select one winner, per age group, to receive a custom award and special recognition.

CATEGORY TOP FIVE

Top 10 Will Be Announced - 15+ Models / Per Age Group

Top 5 Will Be Announced - 8+ Models / Per Age Group

  • Runway Model

  • Fashion Model

  • Fitness Model

  • Catalogue Model

  • Commercial Model

  • Print Model

Each Runner-Up Will Receive:  Custom Elite Award

CATEGORY WINNERS

One Winner Per Age Group

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Runway Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Fashion Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Fitness Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Catalogue Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Commercial Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Print Model

Winners Will Receive:  Custom Elite Award

DIVISION OVERALL WINNERS

One Winner Per Division:  Petite, Junior & Senior

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Runway Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Fashion Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Fitness Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Catalogue Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Commercial Model

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Print Model

Winners Will Receive:  5-Foot Trophy, Featured In Top Model Magazine & Featured on Elite Website.

TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR

One Winner Per Division:  Petite, Junior & Senior

  • AMERICA'S ELITE PETITE TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR

  • AMERICA'S ELITE JUNIOR TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR

  • AMERICA'S ELITE SENIOR TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR

Winners Will Receive: National Crown, Embroidered Rhinestone Sash, Flowers, Up To $500 Cash Award, National Photoshoot, H&MU At National Photoshoot, Crown Case, Top Model Of The Year Apparel, Featured in 2022 Elite Marketing Campaign, Featured In 2022 Program Book, Featured On Elite Website, Featured In Top Model Magazine & Featured On Front Cover Of Top Model Magazine.  No additional fees to qualify for TMOTY.  Only requirement is one entry in at least four different categories.  Your four highest category scores will be used to determine your overall Top Model score.  Contestant with the highest overall score, in each division, will be crowned TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR.

 

Note:  Cash awards &  gift certificates are based on the total number of contestants who participate at Nationals.  Click here for more information and for a breakdown of the cash award  & gift certificate requirements.  (Link Coming Soon)

 
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CATEGORIES & FEES

 Registration Deadline For All Events - May 1, 2021

REGISTRATION FEE

$150 PER APPLICATION

Once you decide to compete with Elite, just fill out the online application and pay your registration fee.  We only charge one registration fee, even if you decide to compete in both competitions.

Your Registration Fee Payment Will...

*Secure Your Spot In The National Competition (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*Reserve Your Requested Title (PAGEANT ONLY)

*Featured Head Shot In National Program Book (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*Automatically Enter You In TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR Category (MODEL ONLY)

*Automatically Qualify You For PARAMOUNT CUP Awards (PAGEANT ONLY)

*Automatically Qualify You For IMPACT, ACADEMIC & ALL STAR Awards (PAGEANT ONLY)

*Automatically Qualify You For JUDGES CHOICE Awards (MODEL & PAGEANT)

For Those Who Attend Nationals, You Will Also Receive...

*One Elite National Participation Award (PER REGISTRATION FEE)

*Free General Admission To All Shows For Contestant, Family & Friends (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*Free General Admission To National Party For Contestant, Family & Friends (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*One Free FULL COLOR National Program Book (PER CONTESTANT)

*One Free National T-Shirt For Participant (PER CONTESTANT)

Once this fee is paid, and your application has been processed, you can begin selecting areas of competition.  Your journey to the Elite stage has officially begun.

Registration will close once we reach our maximum number of contestants to maintain our current scheduling goals.  We will only accept 180 delegates TOTAL to compete in our National Pageant.  We control this number to give our event a personal touch and to also limit our number of competition days!  This should help lower your travel expenses without sacrificing a quality national event.  In 2021 registration will be first-come, first-served.

 

Don't miss your chance to be part of the Elite Experience!

 
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TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR

**FREE**

No additional entry fee to compete for Top Model Of The Year.  Once you register, you will automatically qualify if you meet the requirements.  To be eligible, you must have at least one entry in four different categories.  That's it!  Don't miss your chance to be crowned America's Elite TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR!

Up To Two Entries Per Category - Unlimited Entries For Print & Commercial Model

HAIR & MAKE-UP

Only Runway Model requires a fresh face look.  Make-up for all other categories should be age appropriate. 

CLICK HERE - For National H&MU Guidelines

WALK PATTERN

Walk pattern will be in a "T" formation and will include three stopping points - back center, front center & back center again.  Please wait at the first stop point until your name is announced.  At all three stops, you may incorporate turns and/or pivots of choice.  Entrance will be stage right and exit will be stage left.

CLICK HERE - For Walk Pattern

Any Contestant Who Wins A Title At The Top Model Of The Year Competition Is Still Eligible To Return & Compete The Following Year.

RUNWAY MODEL

$100 Entry Fee

Each model will step on the Elite runway and model a basic required look.  The Runway Model category will showcase natural beauty by keeping it simple.  Fresh face and hair in a slicked back ponytail.  Contestants with short hair will need to style hair away from face.  Petite division - no make up.  All other divisions - concealer, light powder, natural lipstick and mascara.

Attire Requirements:  Blue Jeans, Black Tank Top Or Camisole Top & Black Heels.  Petite Division - Small Heels or Flats.

Time Limit:  45 Seconds

FASHION MODEL

$100 Entry Fee

Rock the runway and showcase a red carpet style outfit of choice.

 

Attire Requirements:  Cocktail, High-Low, Pantsuit or Romper.

Time Limit:  45 Seconds

CATALOGUE MODEL

$100 Entry Fee

Walk the catwalk in "off the rack" or boutique style clothing.  No semi-formal, formal or custom outfit.

 

Attire Requirements:  Casual "Off The Rack" Outfit.

Time Limit:  45 Seconds

FITNESS MODEL

$100 Entry Fee

 

Energize the stage wearing your favorite athletic attire.  No sports bras permitted.

 

Attire Requirements:  Athletic Style Clothing & Tennis Shoes.

Time Limit:  45 Seconds

PRINT MODEL

$100 Entry Fee - Unlimited Entries

Take this opportunity to showcase your photos - they can be headshots, full body or location style images.  If possible, please title each photo with the contestants full name.  You may upload your image(s) at the time of submission or later by using the "upload tab" located under 2021 Nationals.  CLICK HERE to upload.

 

Photo(s) Must Be Upload By - May 1, 2021

COMMERCIAL MODEL

$100 Entry Fee - Unlimited Entries

Share your "On-Air" personality by filming and submitting a video of a commercial.  Script will be provided on March 1, 2021.  You may secure your competition spot early and then upload your video once script is available.  When your video is ready for submission, CLICK HERE to upload.

Video(s) Must Be Uploaded By - May 1, 2021

ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE

Credit & Debit Payments Will Be Processed Via PayPal But A PayPal Account Is Not Required.

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UPGRADES & EXTRAS

Everything Listed Below Is Optional & Not Required To Compete At Elite!​  However, we do have some exciting optional opportunities available for anyone who would like to take advantage.

COMPETITION PHOTOS & VIDEOS

You will have the option to purchase both photos and/or video but this is not a requirement.​  Order forms will be available by the photographer & videographer closer to the event date.

NATIONAL PROGRAM BOOK

$30.00 - Pre Order *Limited Supply Will Be Available For Purchase At Nationals

Each contestant who attends nationals, will receive one free copy!

Our custom designed, full color, program book will be available for pre-order from now until May 1, 2021.  We will order a small percentage of extra books to be sold at the event on a first-come, first-served basis.  Pre-order now to secure your personal copy!  Books will include a timeline of all National events and every National Contestant in Modeling & Pageant will be featured with their head shot.  In addition, each pageant contestant will be showcased with her own a full page, color, custom designed ad.  Modeling contestants can opt to purchase their own full page, color, custom designed ad by clicking here.

VIP ADMISSION UPGRADE

$50.00 - VIP Model  |  $50.00 - VIP Pageant

General admission is free but you have the option to upgrade and gain VIP access.  A separate VIP ticket will be needed for EACH competition - Modeling & Pageant.

VIP Admission Ticket:

Select, reserve and purchase your specific seat through our online ticket service.  Online processing fees will apply.

Access to the best seats in the house!

The seat you purchase will be yours for the full length of the competition you reserved.

No waiting in line for a seat or losing your seat when you're unable to be present.

 

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Compete@EliteNationals.com

 

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Farmington, MO  63640

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