Models and Pageant Agreement/Contract
I, ____________________________________ (Participant’s Full Name) affirm that;
Good Moral. I will continue to be a person of good moral character and have not done anything that would shame myself, Models and Pageant, Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International, all of its participants, representatives, collaborators, organisers, sponsors and/or licensees.
Schedule. I agree to be on time for all scheduled rehearsals and events leading up to and during the pageant/event finals. In the event of illness, I may be excused from attending an event. Any absences from required events must be cleared by the staff in charge of contestants.
Rules. I agree to abide by all rules and regulations of the national and international pageant/event set by the organisers in order to participate in Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International. This includes, but not limited to, rules, regulations, policies, preparations, rehearsals, performances and selection process of winners. I agree by not following the aforementioned I will be required to pay all the services provided to me in full.
Registration. I as Representative of Models and Pageant and as a Participant of Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International I agree to pay applicable registration fee required by the organiser, payable in full by the due date agreed. I understand that this registration fee only covers some related activities during the event. I agree that the applicable registration fee is non-refundable.
Insurance. I as a Participant is responsible for any applicable insurance when joining Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International such as travel insurance, health insurance, personal insurance, and other relevant insurance that may cover myself during the event. Models and Pageant and its collaborating organisers will not be held responsible for any of these insurances.
Expenses. I as Participant is responsible for all or some of the expenses when joining Models and Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International. These applicable expenses are registration fees, gowns, costumes, airfare, accompanying person’s accommodation, tours, training, workshop, personal expenses and other things related to the event not covered and shouldered by Models and Pageant and Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International organiser.
Advertising or Promotion. I as Participant give the consent to be promoted by Models and Pageant and Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International where I might be in the social media, tv, newspaper or other publications. I understand that sometimes as part of promotion I may be contracted to work as collaborator, not get cash payment and only get services/products in return. If being contracted for promotional work and if applicable when getting monetary prize while I am still in contract with Models and Pageant I agree to pay the agreed commission to Models and Pageant.
Photography & Video. I agree that I may be taken photographs or videos for promotional purposes. I understand that some of the sponsors are donating their free services to Models and Pageant and Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International Participants. They can not control how the photos and videos will be used by their collaborators or by other people who can see it. I agree that these services and time is in exchange for them to use them in building their portfolio and for their promotion. I agree with the provider’s terms and conditions. I understand that sometimes they may not be able to ask permission or inform me when or where the photos and videos will be used.
Personal Fundraising. I am responsible for my own fundraising if applicable for my personal needs before or during the event. I understand that I can fundraise for my personal expenses that would need in joining Models and Pageant as long as I would not use the fundraising for charity purposes. As Participant I would need to obtain a permit if fundraising for charity purposes.
Charity Fundraising. I agree that before fundraising for charitable purposes I must seek permission from the charitable organisation and from Models and Pageant. I understand that a letter of request can be obtained from Models and Pageant and relevant charitable organisation.
Advertising Sponsor. I understand that I may seek sponsorship if applicable from businesses to advertise their business to be featured by Models and Pageant. This is to help fund my needs before or during the event. I agree that 25% of the monetary received for marketing the business or services of the advertising sponsors must be paid to Models and Pageant.
Personal Sponsor. I understand that I may seek a sponsor or fundraise to fund all applicable expenses such as gown, photoshoot, training, coaching, airfare, accommodation and all related expenses for the pageant. I agree that 75% of the monetary donations received from my personal sponsor will go to me. I agree that 25% of this donation goes to Models and Pageant for using Models and Pageant name in fundraising for personal purposes. This would also help cover the cost of running the event. I understand that if I do fundraise and not use the name of Models and Pageant and someone is paying for all my expenses, there is no need to donate the 25% to Models and Pageant. I agree if this is the case, that business or person will not be acknowledged by Models and Pageant. I understand that the sponsor will be only be acknowledged if they choose to become an advertising sponsor.
Volunteer. I as Participant of Models and Pageant agree that I will help the community when needed by volunteering to any non-profit or charitable organisations seeking volunteers. I understand that I may also volunteer for Models and Pageant events, also in community like the local church, senior community centre, and many other places where help is needed. This can be in my local area or anywhere in Australia. This is to help build my portfolio in taking part in giving to the community. I understand that this is the main purpose of this organisation. Apart from my behaviour, appearance and personal presentation. I may be judged by the organiser on how I did with the social and community project.
Information. I understand that all information collected by Models and Pageant and Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International is to be used only in relation to the pageant or events. I agree that I must not disclosed any of the confidential information regarding Models and Pageant, Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International, its participants, sponsors, suppliers or anyone connected to the event. I understand that these information collected from the contestants’ application are essential for running the event will not be available to the public unless it is otherwise required and authorised by law.
Safety. I agree that I need to ensure that I will put safety first whenever I am participating in the event, rehearsal, training, workshop, practice, fundraising and other things related to the event. I agree that I will not put myself at risk. I as Participant agree not to fall for temptation and I would trust my gut feeling. When I feel something is wrong I would not do it or I would speak to someone in charge about it. I agree that I will let the person I trust know where I am going and my whereabouts.
Issues & Disagreement. I as Participant agree that if I have an issue or disagreement with anything relating to the event held by Models and Pageant, Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International, its sponsors, its staff, other participants and other people involved in the event and organisation I will address it to Models and Pageant directly to solve the matter before consulting with outside parties. Spreading information damaging Models and Pageant, Miss Planet Australia, Miss Planet Philippines, Miss Planet International, its organisers, collaborators, sponsors and other Participants is in breach of Terms and Conditions. Breach of this may result in payment of all the services provided to the me in full amount and return of all the items given to me.
Conduct. I agree to conduct myself in a courteous, professional manner at all times during the pageant/show/event of Miss Planet Australia/Philippines, Miss Planet International. I as Participant will not slander and libel Models and Pageant, Miss Planet Australia, Miss Planet Philippines, Miss Planet International, other Participants, judges, pageant staff, organisers or anyone else involved with or connected to the pageant. I understand that defamatory verbal and/or written remarks, including all forms of social media, against aforementioned will result in immediate disqualification. Any disqualification will result in a forfeiture of any and all prizes and awards won if applicable and may result in possible legal charges. I agree that any breach of conduct will also result in full payment of all the services provided to me.
Title. I as Participant understand that any winning title by Models and Pageant was earned or judged due to previous modelling or pageantry participations and/or qualifications demonstrated during the preliminary period. If applicable agree to be the “title holder” of Models and Pageant’s “Miss Planet Australia” or “Miss Planet Philippines” for Miss Planet International. I understand that the title I will be holding will remain valid for 1 year until another title holder has replaced me or if the title has been withdrawn. I agree to sign this a one-year or length of reign contract/agreement with Models and Pageant and if applicable with Miss Planet Australia or Miss Planet Philippines for Miss Planet International.
Faiure to Fulfil Duties. I agree that if I am unable to represent or fail to fulfil my duty as the title holder of Miss Planet Australia or Miss Planet Philippines, I will pay all the expenses for the services provided to me such as catwalk training, photoshoot, promotion on social media . I also agree to return the crown and sash along with the other items given to me. I agree that I will not use the title Miss Planet Australia or Miss Planet Philippines in whatever manner. I agree that an announcement will be made publicly of my disassociation with Miss Planet Australia or Miss Planet Philippines, Miss Planet International and Models and Pageanr.
Joining Other Pageant. I agree as a title holder I cannot compete in another contest without written consent or permission from the National Director of Models and Pageant, if applicable by Miss Planet International organisation. This contract/agreement is non-negotiable.
Affirmation. I affirm that I possess and met all the requirements of the category of the contest/events I applied for and the information I provided in the application are true and correct. I as a Participant understand that false declarations in the application could lead to disqualification, dethroning, strip of title, payment for the services provided to me and return of all the winning prizes I received. Upon submitting my application written or online means I have read, understood and agreed to the Terms and Conditions stated herein.
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[Participant’s Printed Name, Signature & Date]
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[Witness Printed Name, Signature & Date]