Contest Information Sheet Win A Trip to New York City!! Attention All Models, Actors, Singers, and Dancers….. The Make-A-Wish Foundation has teamed up with Excel Models and Talent to find the best talent in the state. Don’t miss your chance to win a trip to New York to be seen by the top 350 agents and talent scouts in the world. When: Oct. 6th Where: McCain Mall lower level Time: 11am Ages: 5-28 yrs. old, male and female Categories: Modeling, Acting, Singing, and Dancing Entry Fee: $35.00 (All Proceeds benefit the Make A Wish Foundation) $10.00 for each additional category. $50.00 total for three or more categories. Grand Prize: A Trip to the International Modeling and Talent Convention in New York City, a $795.00 scholarship and 2 year contract with Excel Models and Talent, a photo shoot and comp card with Ben Moody photography, and much much more. Grand Prize Valued at over $4,000. First Place Winner of each category (4): Wins a $400 scholarship with Excel Models and Talent and a call back with Excel International. All contestants must attach a snap shot photo to the registration form. IMPORTANT NOTICE: The contestant will be cut off during the performance if any of the material presented is inappropriate for the general audience, which will include all ages. This includes no profanity, suggestive material, vulgarness, or any other behavior that would offend the general public. The Trip to the International Model and Talent Convention in New York includes the following: 9 day and 8 night stay at the beautiful Warwick Hotel of New York 2 Round Trip Airfare Tickets from Little Rock to New York Competition fees at IMTA (5 categories) All IMTA Convention fees Your photo printed in the IMTA program book for all of the agents Seminars at IMTA Workshops at IMTA IMTA training at Excel Tickets to all IMTA events Paris Press Book to hold your pictures in All event tickets Transportation and baggage tips to and from airport to hotel in NY Registration in the Overall Model and Talent Winner of the Year Contest IMTA Tote Bag and IMTA Program Book The winner can select to go to IMTA this summer July 2008 or to Los Angelos IMTA in Jan. 2009. The winner will be a part of the Excel IMTA team and must sign a 2 year non-exclusive contract with Excel International in order to be a part of the Excel team. (NOTE: If winner is already a member of the IMTA team this prize may be used for the LA trip in January) The $795.00 scholarship with Excel can be used for the contestant to pick one of the courses offered at Excel. This includes Model Image I or Commercial Acting and Audition Training. If the contestant has already completed one of the beginning level courses then that contestant may choose to apply it to an advanced level course. May not be used with any other offers or discounts. “Wish Upon a Star” Categories Models Models will walk on stage and be judged on personality, style, stage presence, physique, and overall appeal in the modeling industry. Singers Singers must sing accepeolla. Time limit is 60 seconds. No exceptions!!! No profanity or explicit material allowed. Singers will be judged on stage presence, range, vocals, and overall marketable appeal in the music industry. Actors Actors will have approximately 60 seconds to do a monologue. The monologue can be an original or from a play, movie, or television. It must be in good taste. Suggestive material will not be allowed or tolerated. NO PROFANITY. Actors will be judged on their ability to get into character, on-stage performance, and overall appeal in the entertainment industry. Dancers Dancers will have approximately 60 seconds to perform. Dance Space is 16x21 and if you aren't preregistered get there at 10 and if you are then 10:45. Music must be cut to not exceed 60 seconds. Music must be on a CD and cued up and labeled with contestant name. Suggestive material will not be accepted. No profanity and explicit material allowed. Dancers will be judged on style, stage presence, creativity, ability, and overall appeal in the talent industry. Register today to possibly change your life forever!! Mail registration form, fee, and picture to: Excel Models and Talent 8201 Cantrell Road Ste 300 Little Rock, AR 72223 For early registration, fees can be made by: cash, check, money order, or credit card. All major cards accepted. Make Checks Payable to Excel Models and Talent. If using a credit card please call Excel’s office at 501.227.4232 and make payment over the phone. If you register at McCain Mall on Oct. 6th then CASH or CHECK ONLY will be accepted. Registration forms will be on site or you may fill it out before hand and bring it to the competition if you choose to not register early. Day of Registration will start at 10am at McCain Mall, lower level. Early Registration is advised! You may fax registration form to 501.227-5765 if paying by debit card or credit card before Oct. 2nd. Deadline for early registration is Oct. 2nd at 5pm. Those that register early will avoid the long line of registration the day of the event. If you mail in your registration please go to the booth at McCain Mall in the food court that states “Pre-Registered Contestants” If you choose to register the day of please go directly to the booth in the food court that states the category you wish to compete in. There will be four registration booths “Models”, “Singers”, “Dancers”, Actors” You must register at each category booth that you wish to compete in the day of the event if you do not register early. The top overall scores will be chosen to go to compete for the grand prize. Finals will be held Nov. 3, 2007. Excel and Make A Wish will be flying in two of the world’s top agents to help judge to select who will make their debut in New York. If you have any questions please contact Excel Models and Talent at 227-4232 or you can e-mail any questions to email@example.com. If you are already on the IMTA team then you will be able to use your IMTA scholarship to the next assigned trip with Excel. For example if you are already signed up for going this summer then you could go again in 2009 to redeem your prize. After you are finished competing in the categories registered for, you are free to leave the event or may stay to support your fellow contestants. The contestants chosen for finals will be contacted with in 7 Business Days. The contestants receiving the highest scores will be the ones chosen for finals. These contestants will compete again on Nov. 3rd . Scores from Prelims will not be reviewed at the finals. You will have a clean slate. Excel Models and Talent will be scouting for new faces for their agency. Contestants that receive a call-back will be personally contacted by Excel’s Agency department to be notified of the call-back. This may include both contestants in the finals and not in the finals depending on what type of talent they are looking for at that time. Good Luck and Best Wishes!!