Closing date for entries is 14h00, 4 March 2017. No late entries will be accepted.
Contestant must be a minimum of 5 years of age and no older than 8 years of age by date.
Each contestant will have a 1 minute time limit whenever on stage.
All parents/guardians of the entrants will 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 Kids World 2017.
Contestants understands that organisers reserves the right to change the dates of the pageant.
Anyone showing poor sportsmanship will be disqualified and ask to leave without a refund or awards. Bashing or gossip will not be tolerated. NO EXCEPTIONS!
All winners must have group and individual photos taken before prizes /awards are received.
Prizes will be awarded to the winning contestants.
The organiser cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss or damage to any contestant or their property.
Failure to comply with any terms and conditions or rules or regulations will result in the contestant/contestants being expelled from the competition regardless of the stage of the competition and any votes will be lost.
All decisions of judges are final and irrevocable.
Declaration of acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Mr and Miss uShaka Kids World 2016 competition:
I have read and I fully understand the rules and regulations. I certify that all information contained on this application is true and correct. I understand that incorrect information can result in forfeiture of all titles/prizes received. I acknowledge that the organisers will in no way be held responsible for accidents, or injuries incurred during or while in transport to or from the competition. I understand that the judge's decisions are final and signing this form constitutes acceptance of those decisions. Any and all photos or videos of contestants may be used by organisers for advertising, promotional and however else organisers deem fit. I give consent that the materials submitted to this company will be PROPERTY of this company.
MR and MISS uSHAKA KIDS WORLD RULES
Finalists agree to be available for the week from 29 May 2017 leading up to the Grand Finale for Mr and Miss uShaka Kids World 2017.
All Mr and Miss Kids World finalists will be required to perform a limited number of engagements for and behalf of uShaka Marine World.
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.
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.
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.
25 semi-finalist in each category will be chosen by the photos that have been submitted and contacted via email.
Please note that non-attendance at the semi-finals round will mean that you are not eligible for entry into the competition.
The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
By entering your child, you act as an agent or legal guardian and confirm that you have read, understand and agree to 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 informed should any change be necessary.