Entrants give consent that any of their photographs, their introduction video and general information like names and identity may be published in the press, social media and website or any communications on the internet, during their participation of Mr and Miss uShaka or Miss Junior uShaka 2016.
Closing date for entries is 14:00pm, 24 February 2016. No late entries will be accepted.
All contestants must attend a regional judging round.
These contestants will be contacted via email.
Please note that non-attendance at a regional judging session will mean that you are not eligible for entry into the competition.
REGIONAL ROUNDS AUDITIONS
Regional Elimination 1 - 4 March 2016
Regional Elimination 2 - 5 March 2016
Regional Elimination 3 - 6 March 2016
Regional Elimination 4 - 12 March 2016
Venues to be confirmed.
MR/MISS/JUNIOR USHAKA RULES
Finalists agree to be available for rehearsals the week from 23 April 2016 leading up to the Grand Finale for Mr and Miss uShaka 2016 and Miss Junior uShaka 2016.
Finalists agree to be prepared to model in public, in clothing supplied to them, including bathing costumes. Should clothing not be supplied, contestants agree to model in public wearing their own garments relating to that particular category.
Finalists enter the competition wholly at their own risk and the organisers will not be held responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever related to the competition before or after the competition or for whatever reason.
Finalists who do not comply with these rules and regulations will automatically be disqualified.
Prizes are not exchangeable for a cash value.
All Mr, Miss and Miss Junior finalists will be required to perform a limited number of engagements for and behalf of uShaka Marine World.
Applicants must be truthful in respect of all matters in relation to the run-up to the pageant, the pageant itself and the period after the pageant. False information will lead to disqualification.
Winners will be selected based on the most likes received on their photo until the 28 April 2016 at 00:00 (midnight).
Contestants may share their own image posted by uShaka Marine World Facebook page in an attempt to garner more votes from friends, family, etc.
Winners will be notified publicly via the uShaka Marine World Facebook page or in the manner as deemed appropriate by uShaka Marine World.
Fraudulent activities or voting will be monitored and will lead to exclusion.
uShaka Marine World reserves the right to select an alternative winner at its sole discretion at any time, where there is reasonable grounds for believing that the initially selected winner has contravened any of these terms. Any alternative winner will be selected applying the same criteria as that used to select the original winner.
Entrants that make use of 'voting syndicates' or who make use of multiple fake accounts to gain more 'likes' or votes, will be banned from participation in the contest and disqualified.
The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
By entering yourself, or acting as an agent or legal guardian, you confirm that you have read and understand the terms and conditions listed above.
uShaka Marine World has the right to cancel, change or postpone any dates, times and/or venues. Contestants will be given reasonable notice should any change be necessary.
Entry fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee a position in any round of the competition whatsoever.