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Want to find out a little more about the competition? 

Entries for the 2017 USN Face of Fitness cover model search competition will open 1 September.

What is the competition about?

The USN Face of Fitness cover model search is a photo submission competition to uncover new fitness talent, and to ultimately choose a winner to grace the cover of Fitness magazine and become an Elite USN Ambassador. Prize value for the 2016 competition totalled R75,000 along with an amazing 2 day all expenses paid experience to shoot for the Fitness Magazine cover with 6 other finalists.

How do I enter?

Online entries for the 2017 cover search will open 1 September 2017. It’s a simple process of uploading your photos and completing the form online.  

Do I have to submit professional photos?

No, you don’t, but it is an advantage if you do.

For us to see your physique properly it’s best to have professional lighting in the photos and to ensure that photos are taken in the correct environment. It also shows us that you have put in a great deal of effort to prepare for this competition, which tells us a lot about your personality and your aspirations.

Do I need to wear a bikini?

No, but you do need to wear outfits that show as much of your physique as possible. Crop tops and hot pants are acceptable, but outfits that completely cover your mid-section and legs are not appropriate.

On what basis do you disqualify entries?

We disqualify entries if they do not truthfully represent your current physique. If your photographer does editing of photos you must also submit the original unedited images. We will make every effort to inform entrants of possible problems, so we will communicate with you if there is an issue on the photos that you submit.

Fitness magazine also reserves the right to disqualify entrants for inappropriate social media behaviour.

Please ensure that you have read the terms and conditions of entering this competition.

How do I know if my entry details and photos are correct.

If you have uploaded your photos and completed the online entry form, then you can assume that everything is correct and the photos you have supplied are in order. If your images are not appropriate or suitable for online, then our office will communicate with you.

Why is my entry not online?

In our best efforts we try and upload entries to the website as we receive them. With the number of entries increasing as we reach the closing date, turnaround time for entries to appear online could take up to 72 hours (excluding weekends).

Your entry will also not appear online if you have not supplied all the correct photos, and agreed to the terms and conditions for entering this competition.

I already have a sponsor, how does this affect my entry?

You may enter this competition regardless of any other existing sponsorship. However, to be eligible to win the USN Face of Fitness, you can not be sponsored by any brand that conflicts/competes with USN. If you want confirmation, please contact info@fitnessmag.co.za for more information. (For example: Apparel and beauty products are fine)

How do I know if you’ve received my entry?

Your entry form and images are completed and uploaded online. The website will confirm with you if they have all been uploaded successfully. A day or two following your upload, our Fitness Mag office will also send you a confirmation email.

If you have not received a confirmation email within 5 working days after submission, please check back with us via email or contact (011) 791 3646. Please note that we will not upload any entries to the website in the competition if they do not meet certain criteria, which are: Completed entry form, Physique Photos, head and shoulders photo.

It’s my birthday after / before closing date.

This competition is open for 18-45 year old females. You need to be between these ages at any date between the entry dates. (e.i. If you turn 46 after you’ve submitted your entry (and it’s before entry closing date), it will still be included)

Feel like you have more questions? Then email usnmodel@fitnessmag.co.za and we’ll answer it!