Only tickets  purchased from the official site of Baltimore Fitness Expo will be accepted at the entry point. Tickets purchased from the third party will not be  honored by organizing committee and holders will  not be allowed to attend the event  at the point of entry.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

The BFEMS is looking to discover and reward up and coming “Bikini Models.” All contestants will be competing on the Main Stage at the 2018 Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo in Baltimore, Maryland. A panel of industry professionals, including magazine editors and photographers will be selecting the winners. Make your travel arrangements because you’re in!

All registered contestants will compete on the main stage at the Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo on July 14th, 2018!

MODEL SEARCH REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THE 2018 BIKINI MODEL SEARCH

COMPETITION RULES

  1. Each competitor is called onstage individually in numerical order in a two-piece bikini and high heels and walks onstage performing their “Model Walk” and then, forms in equal numbers along diagonal lines at each side of the stage. The center stage area is left clear for the callouts.
  2. The “Model Walk” is described as follows:
    • Walk to the center of the stage, stop and do a front stance (one hand or both hands on hip front pose), then a full turn and do a back stance (one hand or both hands on hip back pose), then turn to the front again (hands on hip) and face the judges, and then proceed to the side of the stage. No lewd acts are permitted. The length of time allowed is 15 seconds.
  3. The head judge then directs selected competitors through the callouts, where the selected competitors are compared against each other in the front and back turns, as well as the “Walk”. The number and placement of competitors in the callouts is at the discretion of the head judge.
  4. The “Walk” is described as follows:
    • Start by facing the judges (one hand or both hands on hip front pose). Under the direction of the head judge, turn 180°, pause, walk towards the back of the stage, pause, turn 180°, pause, and walk towards the front of the stage and face the judges.
  5. Competitors must wear a two-piece bikini (Swimsuits Only).  Competition suits are not allowed.  If a contestant wears a Competition Suit this will lead to disqualification.  Click for an example of acceptable swimwear
  6. Footwear (high-heels, Clear Competition Shoes ONLY) must be worn.
  7. Competitors cannot wear watches, bangles, pendants, chains, bracelets (wrist or ankle), ornamentation or artificial aids to the physique.
  8. The competitor’s number must be securely attached to the left side of the bikini bottom at all times.
  9. The application of tanning products must produce a natural tone so as to give the appearance of a natural tan. Products that produce an unnaturally colored tone, with an orange, yellow, red, green or gold hue, are prohibited. Bronzing agents that produce a metallic look are also prohibited.

AWARDS

GRAND PRIZE

GIFTS & GIVEAWAYS

800.00 monetary award

Two (2) VIP Tickets to the 2019 Baltimore Grand Prix and Fitness EXPO

 BFEMS custom made tee shirt

BFEMS trophy

Supplement package from ABN

PUBLICITY

Full day photoshoot with Brian Landis Photography

Featured on the Cover of a fall edition of Eve magazine

10-page spread in the Fall edition of Eve Magazine

Recognized on the main stage as the 1st place winner of the 2018 Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo Model Search

Featured on the Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo official website and social media

SECOND PLACE

GIFTS & GIVEAWAYS

500.00 monetary award

Two (2) VIP Tickets to the 2019 Baltimore Grand Prix and Fitness EXPO

 BFEMS custom made tee shirt

BFEMS trophy

Supplement package from ABN

PUBLICITY

Full day photoshoot with Brian Landis Photography

10-page spread in the Fall edition of Eve Magazine

Recognized on the main stage as the 2nd place winner of the 2018 Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo Model Search

Featured on the Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo official website and social media

SECOND PLACE

GIFTS & GIVEAWAYS

300.00 monetary award

Two (2) VIP Tickets to the 2019 Baltimore Grand Prix and Fitness EXPO

 BFEMS custom made tee shirt

BFEMS trophy

Supplement package from ABN

PUBLICITY

Full day photoshoot with Brian Landis Photography

10-page spread in the Fall edition of Eve Magazine

Recognized on the main stage as the 3rd place winner of the 2018 Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo Model Search

Featured on the Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo official website and social media

CONTEST RULES

WHERE AND WHEN

BFEMS Contest will take place on July 14, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Convention Center Hall A.

Eligibility

BFEMS Contest is only opened to females who are 18 years of age or older as of July 14, 2018. Proof of age (copy of a valid Driver’s License or Passport) is required.

To Enter

To participate in the Baltimore Fitness Expo Model Search all contestants must complete the registration and submit the $100.00 entry fee no later than 8:00 pm EST on July 1st, 2018.

All entry fees are non-refundable.

Each contestant is responsible for her own time, travel and lodging to the event. On July 14, 2018, all contestants must report to the back of the Main Stage by (TBD). Failure to appear by the stated times will result in being removed from the competition and forfeit of entry fee.

We are looking for non competition style swimsuits only.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Makeup & Tanning

All Makeup and Tanning information will be updated soon.

WINNER SELECTION

Three (3) winners will be selected by the judges applying the following criteria in their sole discretion: (a) body condition, shape, symmetry and overall beauty (40%), (b) stage presence, posing, and personality (40%), and (c) audience popularity (20%). The judges will be chosen by the Sponsor (Baltimore Grand Prix and Fitness Expo, LLC) and the judges’ decisions are final and binding in all respect related to the contest

Attire

All contestants should bring a Swimsuit , Fitness Wear ,and a Cocktail Dress as they might need it for the award presentation and a potential photoshoot taking place the next day of the competition on July 15th, 2018. The competition attire will consist of a swimsuit round only.

Bring your BEST to the stage!

JUDGING CRITERIA

Physique & Overall Beauty

40% of Score

Posing, physical conditioning, aesthetics and athletically toned physique that is not overly muscular, hard or over conditioned. Judges will be looking for fit, feminine contestants who display proper shape and symmetry combined with overall condition and beauty.

Stage Presence & Personality

40% of Score

Contestants will be asked to walk in a bikini and high heels across the stage. Two-piece swimsuits are required and thongs or G-strings are not acceptable. Judges will be looking for the contestant with the best stage presence and poise who can successfully convey her personality to the audience.

Audience Popularity

20% of Score

The goal is to be charming and charismatic and to encourage audience participation.

Judges

Brian Landis

Judge

2017 Baltimore Fitness Expo Model Search Finalists!

Brooke Hillenbrand

Sarah Kahan

Safira Rinnert

Madison Simas

Kelly Abanto

Jessica Nightingale

Giovanna Casas

Elena Khromova

Anastasia Todorova

2017 BFEMS Stage Gallery

Click below to see the full stage gallery of last year’s Baltimore Fitness Expo Model Search!

Stage Gallery

2017 BFEMS Winners Photoshoot Gallery

Click below to see the full winners photoshoot gallery of last year’s Baltimore Fitness Expo Model Search!

Photoshoot Gallery

CONTACT THE BALTIMORE FITNESS EXPO BIKINI MODEL SEARCH

Contest Questions

Bruce Friedman/Lola Friedman
Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo

Technical Help with Registration

Dustin Ewing
Baltimore Grand Prix & Fitness Expo

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