Win a chance to Model and Represent Formalwear Outlet for Prom 2018!

The entry period for this contest has concluded.
Voting will end October 23, 2017 at 5pm.


Contest Participation:
1) Submit a complete and valid entry form with Parent Consent.
2) Attend an Interview Session with Fitting and Test Photo Shoot (No later than end of day Friday October 20, 2017).
3) Submit two pictures (One Head Shot and One Full Body Image in a Dress or Tuxedo) as requested to be voted on.
4) Tag your photos once uploaded on Facebook and Instagram. (Participants must have an active Facebook account as well as an active Instagram account in order to participate.)

Contestants who obtain a minimum of 100 votes before the Model Search Contest ends on Monday October 23, 2017 will receive a Prize for Participation.
Guys: Will receive a certificate valid for one complimentary Fullback Vest & Tie Set of their choosing from our in stock inventory valued at $25.00
Girls: Will receive a certificate valid towards the purchase of either Prom Shoes or Jewelry from our in stock inventory valued at $25.00

To collect the Participation Prize contestants may be asked to show proof of enrollment at the School and Grade Level submitted on the Contestant Entry form. Participants that cannot do so may be disqualified and will not receive participation prize.

Photos:
Please submit pictures that are recent (taken within the 6 months) and that accurately reflect who you are. We want to see your smile and your personality. Our viewing audience will judge and determine the Winning Guy and Girl strictly by your photos. We ask for a close-up pictured of your face or a "Head Shot" as well as a Full Body shot where you are wearing formal attire such as a Prom Dress or Tuxedo/Suit.

Voting:
"Like" Formalwear Outlet on Facebook and then "Like" each of the contestant's photos on www.facebook.com/FormalwearOutlet
"Follow" @formalwearoutlet on Instagram and then "Like" each of the contestant's photos on www.instagram.com/formalwearoutlet.

* Voters may vote once per photo for the duration of the contest and may vote for as many contestants as they wish.
* Voting on Facebook and Instagram alows each voter to vote for a single contestant a maximum of 4 times for the duration of the contest.
* Voters must have a Facebook account and/or Instagram account to be eligible to vote.
* It is not required for Voters to have both, but having both increases the number of opportunities to vote for a single contestant.
* Contestants and Voters are encouraged to "Share" their Contest Photos and Tag Friends to increase their ability to earn Votes.

Voting ends at 5:00pm EST on Monday October 23, 2017

Winners:
Both the Male and Female contestant with the most combined votes from Instagram and Facebook will be the contest "Winners" and automatically earn the opportunity to Represent Formalwear Outlet for Prom 2018 and Model in a Photo Shoot on Sunday October 29, 2017 as well as the Prom 2018 TV Commercial Shoot on Friday November 10, 2017.

Wildcards:
A selection of "Wildcard" Contestants, both Guys and Girls, will also be asked to participate in the Photo and TV Commercial Shoot. The number of selected "Wildcards" will be determined at the end of the contest to join the Winners in our Prom 2018 Advertising and Social Media Campaigns.

"Wildcard" particpants will be chosen at the discretion of our Judging Panel with the goal of selecting a diverse group of individuals who represent a variety of area schools and communities to participate in our TV, Print and Social Media Advertising for Prom 2018. Final rankings or number of Votes earned do not determine who will be the selected "Wildcard" Participants. We are looking for Bright and Talented Individuals who are Performers, Leaders and an Inspiration to their Peers.

Prizes:
Winners and Selected Wildcard Contestants will be featured on the Formalwear Outlet website, Facebook page, Instagram, Print and TV Advertisements. In addition Winners and Selected Wildcard Contestants will receive the following prize for their participation in both the filming of the TV Commercial on Friday November 10, 2017 and Photo Shoot on Sunday October 29, 2017.

Formalwear Outlet will award:
Each Female Winner/Wildcard Contestant their choice of Dress (up to a $125 Value) from our in stock inventory.
Each Male Winner/Wildcard Contestant their choice of Prom Tuxedo including Tuxedo Jacket, Pants, Shirt, Vest, Tie, Studs and Cufflinks from our in stock inventory.

If a wildcard finalist or winner cannot participate in the Photo and TV Commercial Shoot for any reason, Formalwear Outlet reserves the right to disqualify the finalist and appoint another Contestant as a replacement. Disqualified contestants are unable to collect prizes.




Terms of Participation

By providing your information, you acknowledge that you and your parent or legal guardian have read, understand and agree to our Model Search Rules.

To be eligible to become a Contestant in Formalwear Outlet's Prom 2018 Model Search you must Follow us on Instagram and Like us on Facebook and be available to participate in the filming of the TV Commercial scheduled from 8:30am to 5:30pm on Friday November 10, 2017 as well as a Photo Shoot on Sunday October 29, 2017.

Contestants must be a High School Junior or Senior from any one of the schools listed above located in Orange, Alamance, Guilford, Rockingham, Randolph, Stokes, Forsyth, Durham, Person, Caswell, Granville, Chatham, Lee, Moore, Harnett, Wake or Johnston County North Carolina. Previous Wildcard participants are eligible to enter the contest again. Past Winners are not able to enter again. Current and Past Employees of Formalwear Outlet are not eligible to enter this contest.

All contestants must be able to provide Parent/Legal Guardian Certification of Consent for their participation in the Contest. By submitting the entry form you are acknowledging consent from your parent or legal guardian to have your photograph and name published on www.formalwearoutlet.com, instagram.com/formalwearoutlet and www.facebook.com/FormalwearOutlet for judging. The parent or legal guardian of a winning and/or selected wildcard contestant will be required to sign the Parental Consent Form before the winner or selected wildcard participant will be able to participate in any planned Photo Shoots or collect a prize.

The Model Search will have winners in both female and male categories. No modeling experience is required. You cannot currently be represented by, or under contract to, a modeling agency or the equivalent.

Valid Contestants must accurately and fully complete the online Contestant Entry Form, Attend an Interviw including a Fitting and Test Photo Shoot, Email images as requested in your Confirmation of Entry Email, have active Facebook and Instagram accounts with which to interact with Formalwear Outlet's Facebook and Instagram accounts, obtain parental consent, and agree to comply with all of the Terms of Participation as set forth on this website. By entering this contest you give Formalwear Outlet permission to use your name and photo(s) in a manner consistent with the terms of this contest.

New Contestant Entry Forms will be accepted from Tuesday September 20, 2017 until Friday October 20, 2017.

Entry forms will be processed beginning Friday September 29, 2017 and photos will be posted online for judging after the Contestant has completed the Interview, Fitting and Test Photo Shoot. Voting will continue to be available for judging by Fans of Formalwear Outlet on Facebook and Followers on Instagram until 5:00pm on Monday October 23, 2017. The earlier photos are submitted and Interviews are completed the longer contestants have to earn votes. Contestants should encourage friends and family to vote by first "Liking" Formalwear Outlet on Facebook and then "Liking" each of the contestant's photos on www.facebook.com/FormalwearOutlet as well as "Following" @formalwearoutlet on Instagram and then "Liking" each of the contestant's photos on www.instagram.com/formalwearoutlet. Voters may vote once per photo for the duration of the contest and may vote for as many contestants as they wish. By voting on Facebook and Instagram each voter can vote for a single contestant a maximum of 4 times for the duration of the contest.

The Male and Female contestant with the most votes will be the contest "Winners" and automatically earn a spot in the TV Commercial and the Photo Shoot. The Judges Panel will choose a number of "Wildcard" Contestants that will also be asked to participate in the Photo and TV Commercial Shoot. If a wildcard finalist or winner cannot participate in the Photo and TV Commercial Shoot for any reason, Formalwear Outlet reserves the right to disqualify the finalist and appoint another contestant as a replacement. Disqualified contestants are unable to collect prizes.


Winners will be notified by email Tuesday October 24, 2017 and "Wildcards will be notified by email no later than Wednesday October 25, 2017 and will have two days to confirm their intent to participate. In addition to receiveing Parent Consent, Students may be asked to provie proof of enrollment as a High School Junior or Senior at the school they registered as attending in the entry form. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture and Formalwear Outlet shall have the right to cancel the award and select a replacement contestant.

Awards and/or prizes are personal to each Winner and are not transferable or redeemable for cash, substitution or resale.

Formalwear Outlet has the right to terminate or alter the rules of the Contest at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. Entries are subject to verification and may be rejected without assigning any reason. Entrants agree to abide by the Contest Terms of Participation and the decisions of the Formalwear Outlet Judging Panel, which are final and cannot be challenged. The Formalwear Outlet Prom 2018 Model Search will be modified or void as necessary to comply with any applicable state or federal laws.

After the contest, winners are required to attend the filming of our Prom 2018 TV Commercial to take place on Friday November 10, 2017 and one additional Photo Shoot on Sunday October 29, 2017 in order to be eligible to claim prizes. Formalwear Outlet reserves the right to discontinue using any winner or wildcard contestant in advertising, promotional materials, etc. without assigning any reason whatsoever.