Models and Pageant Terms and Conditions
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, 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 the event. 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 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 activities (such as training, photography, coaching etc.) relating to the event. I agree that the applicable registration fee is non-refundable once any of services provided by Models and Pageant has been availed.
Insurance. I as a Participant is responsible for any applicable insurance when joining an event 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 Pageant. These applicable expenses may be 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, its organiser or collaborators.
Advertising or Promotion. I as Participant give the consent to be promoted by Models and Pageant, its organisers or collaborators 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 I am being contracted for modelling/ promotional work I understand that the pay varies depending on the hiring business/ photographer/ organiser.
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 services to Models and Pageant. They can not control how the photos and videos will be used by their collaborators or by other people who can see it. I understand 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. If applicable I am responsible for my own fundraising 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 the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. I understand that any title obtained from winning the event held by Models and Pageant may not be used to create a charity fundraising.
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. Any paying sponsors I refer to advertise in the Models and Pageant event will earn commission once sponsors have fully paid.
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. Models and Pageant cannot promote or advertise any personal sponsor unless they agree to get sponsorship package and be the advertising sponsor.
Volunteer. I as Participant of Models and Pageant agree that I may be asked to 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, and 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 is to be used only in relation to the pageant or event. I agree that I must not disclosed any of the confidential information regarding Models and Pageant, 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, 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, its organisers, collaborators, sponsors and other Participants is in breach of Terms and Conditions. Breach of Terms and Conditions may result in payment of all the services provided to me including all the legal fees.
Conduct. I agree to conduct myself in a courteous, professional manner at all times during the pageant/show/event of Models and Pageant. I as Participant will not slander Models and Pageant, 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 and may result in possible legal charges. I agree that any breach of conduct will result in full payment of every single services provided to me organised by Models and Pageant.
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 I agree to be the “title holder” of Models and Pageant’s competition. 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 affiliated International organiser. I agree that if I am unable to represent my title in an the International pageant, I will pay all the expenses incurred. 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 its International organisers.
Responsibilities and Duties. If applicable, as a winning title holder of Models and Pageant I am aware that this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Once appointed there are responsibilities that I need to do. I am responsible of all my actions in public, how to dress up modestly, how to portray the values and image of the winning title, and how I would behave or react on situations. If these responsibilities and duties has not been fulfilled Models and Pageant will revoked such winning title, therefore requiring return of crown, sash and all the items. The services provided to me by Models and Pageant will need to be paid as well.
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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[Guardian’s Printed Name, Signature & Date]
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[Witness Printed Name, Signature & Date]