aapc inked idol
TIMELINE (calendar not included)
Entries Open February 1st 2021
Entries Close 5 weeks prior to each state competition (dates to be confirmed)
QLD Heat (TBC) June 5th
NSW Heat (TBC) June 25th
SA Heat (TBC) July 10th
VIC Heat (TBC) August 21st
GRAND FINALS September 11th (SA)
ONLINE - Entry opens: June 1st
Entry closes: October 31st
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
There are 3 parts to AAPC Inked Idols; the monthly calendar contest, the online addition and a full live parade show. All parts to the competition are judged by a panel, according to the judging criteria set. The live show will consist of state heats (where possible) and a Grand Final in South Australia.
HOW TO ENTER
Calendar contest (monthly)
Applications open on the first of every month and close 2-3 days before the end of the month for judging.
Submission of image for each month is via a google form with upload of photo.
Images are uploaded to a facebook album for judging.
To enter, Contestants are required to submit an application form via google forms, $40 application fee and supply 1 professional photograph for promotions. All pieces of application must be completed for the entry to be deemed successful.
When submitting an entry, competitors may elect to enter whichever state heat (IE: SA or VIC) they prefer. Competitors may enter more than one state heat but a fee is payable per state entered.
After submission, applications are reviewed and a confirmation email sent to successful finalists with registration forms for the events. Registration forms must be received at latest 2 weeks before the events. This is to ensure we can process all documents and send the appropriate information to each staff member.
To enter, Contestants are required to submit an application form including entry video via google forms, $25 application fee and supply 1 professional photograph for promotions. All pieces of application must be completed for the entry to be deemed successful (Application fees are per entry) Late entries will not be accepted.
After submission, When entries close, applications are reviewed and will be judged.
Calendar competition (each month)
NO DIVISIONS. Themes are set each month by the competition; images must fit this theme.
Inked Idols annual competition
- Miss Inked Idol (18-34)
- Ms Inked Idol (35+)
- Mr Inked Idol (18+)
- Inked Idol (NB – 18+)
Inked Idol in-print Calendar competition (each month)
18+ entrants only.
Photos submitted must adhere to the outline and concept in the monthly theme as set out in the document available with the entry form. (This will also be announced through the competition media each month)
* Each month we will select a photo that will represent that month in a calendar printed at the end of each year.
Months are to be themed in advance and photos submitted must adhere to this theme & concept ideas.
* Entries will open in December for the following calendar year.
* Entries submitted are to be online, accompanied by an image.
* Agreement from both parties (Photographer & Model) to submit image is required.
* Neither the model nor photographer will be compensated for use for the photo, all costs will go towards printing and postage of calendars and books.
* Winners will be determined by judges vote for monthly winners.
Inked Idol live parade competition
Entries open to female and male competitors, over the age of 18.
First round is heats – where the top placing competitors will move through to finals.
In heats competitors will be asked to present 2 “looks”. “Personality” Themed outfit and “Show your skin” swimwear/lingerie section. Each parade will be subject to a “Pose off” at the completion of the personality parade.
There will also be a tattoo judging section which takes place off stage.
Finals will have additional sections; a Casual/everyday plus a separate tattoo show section, prior to the catwalks on the day for judges to score the tattoo section of the competition.
A “Pose off” is where all competitors are on stage at the same time. Competitors are required to hold a pose (completely still) for 60 seconds.
First place in each division will be awarded to the competitor who demonstrates the highest level of poise, sound knowledge of styling plus technical skill and ability and over all impression, combined with tattoo art scoring.
Posing Is the model comfortable? Is it a complimentary pose? Standard or unique?
Poise & Confidence How confident is the model? Display good posture and body awareness?
Styling Costuming, Props appropriation, Cohesion, Appropriation
Capture (of image) Do they make you stop and look (for the right reasons)? Is it clear, in focus?
Concept Refers to originality, costuming/theme
Adhere/Appropriate Continuity with rules
Overall Uniqueness, X factor, Stage presence, Audience engagement.
Tattoo cohesion Has the model chosen complimentary outfits you can see the tattoos?