Model Requirements and Rules

Model Requirements and Rules

~All models competing must live in the USA any models that are not a USA citizen or have a work permit in the USA will not be able to compete this year.

~All models that are under the age of 18 will need to be occupied by a parent or guardian if they are picked as the winner.  Plane tickets and accommodations will not be covered by Arabella Models Image Consulting LLC and Dear Arabella Magazine for parent or guardian.  Parent or guardian will be allowed to stay in hotel with minor.

~Contestants are required to self market themselves to obtain more votes.  All contestants will be placed on the where voting will take place and Arabella Models Image Consulting LLC and Dear Arabella Magazine will be marketing the contestants as a whole not individuals.

~The winning contestant must have a minimum of 5,000 votes to win.  If none of the contestants have reached 5,000 votes by Dec 31st, 2015 then voting will continue on until 1 contestant has at least the minimum votes.  All votes will officially end the last day of each month.  (ex if 2 models have 5,000 votes they have until the end of the month to gain more votes before we pick a winner)

~All contestants are required to submit a 10 sentence bio and 1 high resolutions photo. (Requirements are also attached)  All contestants will be given a 1 page featured once in the contestant corner section of Dear Arabella Magazine starting in Oct. (Please note that contestants will only be featured 1 time in the contestant corner section and will be notified)

~Reminder there is no height or weight requirement to compete in our 2016 Cover Girl contest.  Please note that you are not required to make any body changes to be on the cover, we only ask that you look like the photo that you submitted.  (If winning model does not look like photo that was submitted, Arabella Models Image Consulting LLC and Dear Arabella Magazine reserves the right to not move forward with contestant shoot and all moneys paid as expenses for the contestant will need to be paid back to Arabella Models Image Consulting LLC and Dear Arabella Magazine by contestant)  Dear Arabella Magazine has featured models from all walks of life, shapes, and sizes but all contestants are hand-picked so it is important to submit a photo that best represents yourself.  If you feel as if you need to submit a different photo please resubmit for approval before sign this legal document.

~ There is no cost for contestants to compete but voters will have to pay $0.10 to place a vote for each contestant.  Each voter will have their name placed in a drawing for each vote and one name will be picked each month for a prize from Dear Arabella Magazine.  All voters that have placed more that 500 votes will be placed in a separate drawing where 3 names will be picked for a 1 year subscription to Arabella Mags our new Dear Arabella Magazine Website.

~Our website is manual so all votes will be updated at the end of each day.   

Grand Prize

~Winning Contestant will receive a 2 day paid trip to AZ (trip will cover travel to and from AZ, transportation to shoot location, launch party location and hotel only) to shoot the cover of Dear Arabella Magazine. (cash will not be given in placement of trip)  If winning model is located in AZ model will receive a paid 1 day trip to Sedona AZ to shoot.  Photo shoot will take place on the Saturday following the contestants’ arrival.     

~Winning Contestant will also receive a 6 page spread to market themselves and talk about their career.

~ Winning Contestant will also receive 1 of only 3 printed copies of  Dear Arabella Magazine.  (magazine will be shipped the 7-10 business days from the contest from our account) Dear Arabella Magazine will remain a worldwide Digital only magazine view by every country after contest.
~Winning contestant will receive 2 VIP passes into our Dear Arabella Magazine Web Launch Party.

Confirmed Contestant Release Form

I the model hereby authorize  Arabella Models Image Consulting and Dear Arabella Magazine ,  to   use, reproduce, and/or publish photographs and/or video that may pertain to me or the Cover Girl Contest including my image, likeness and/or voice without compensation. I understand that this material may be used in various publications, public affairs releases, recruitment materials, broadcast public service advertising , or other related endeavors.

This material may also appear on the Corporation's or project sponsor's Internet Web Page. This authorization is continuous and may only be withdrawn by my specific rescission of this authorization. Consequently, the Corporation or project sponsor may publish materials, use my name, photograph, and/or make reference to me in any manner that the Corporation or project sponsor deems appropriate in order to promote/publicize service opportunities.
By sign below I also agree to all of the above rules and regulations