West New York Fashion Week
Luxury Where You Will Feel Unique & Special

Want to build your portfolio with photos taken by a professional photographer with hair and makeup done?
Want to learn to walk and pose with confidence on the runway?
Every participant in our Model Contest gets to do a high fashion photoshoot, get coached on runway walk and participate in a fashion show.



What are the age groups?
18 - 40 Adults female
15 - 17 Teens female (with parents consent)
All Model must meet the required guidelines, contest rules and must see you in person for June 2nd 
If you live out of New York or New Jersey you can send a one minute video by email
You must also show acceptable proof of age or have signed parental/legal guardian consent to enter.

Can I compete in more than one category?
Contestants must only pick one category

1-Runway: 5'7"&up and under size 8
2-Petite: 5'6"&under and under size 8
3-Plus: between size 10 and 16

When will the national competition be?
June 25th, 2019

Where will the national competition be?
New York , New York


What are the steps to compete?
step 1: Fill Form Name, Age, Category Entering For, One Closeup picture with Proof of Payment.
subjet line (MODEL CONTEST)

step 2: FEE Registration Application $35.00 - Inscription it's FREE/ Understands that the ENTRY FEE is

non-refundable and non-transferable; and must be paid in full before she can compete in the WNYFW  
*Please note that your application will not be reviewed until the online payment is completed.

step 3: You Welcome letter will be notificate by email ( 12 HOURS OR LESS ) 

Models who have an agency representation can participate only with permission from the agency, that any WNYFW  shoots in the future will be non-agency shoots.

Can the contestant be married?

Which State can I represent?
It's by numbers

How many contestants will advance to finales?
A total of 25 models  
Applicant understands that the WNYFW organization reserves the right to the rules and regulations of the contest. 

How will the contestants be judged?
The preliminaries 3 sub-categories: Overall appearance, runway walk, and swimwear
plus 20% by Social Media Likes - INSTAGRAM
Applicant understands that the judges' decisions and scoring are final and will not be changed.

What outfits are required to the competition?
One outfit
Your evening gown is your choice
Your own style and Make up

When will I know if I’m selected?
After your application and social media has been reviewed a team member will contact you.

Do you offer training for the competition?
Yes, we have a workshop

 Do I need to have model experience in modeling?
No, all emerging models it's welcome

Can I have tattoos?
No restriction on tattoos

- Package Runway Classes ($1,000 Value)
-Professional Photoshoot and Video ($1500 Value)
-Model Photos & Videos from the  Show Competition Show ($300 Value) (With Copyrights)
-Opportunity to Appear in West New York Fashion Week FW20
-Make Over ($800)

 Facial, Manicure and Pedicure  ($250 Value)

By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
LLA & GAL, LLC- WNYFW reserves its right to modify or cancel all or any portions of the Model Contest because of technical errors or malfunctions, viruses, hackers, or for other reasons that corrupt the Contest in any manner. They also reserve the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Model Contest entrant who fails to comply with these Official Rules, who attempts to enter the Contest in any manner or through any means other than as described in these Official Rules, or who attempts to disrupt the Model Contest or to circumvent any of these Official Rules.
All under 18 participants and their parents/legal guardians will be required to sign Liability and Publicity Release within 14 days of notification and prior to awarding the prizes.
Photographs and videos taken during the model contest become the property of LLA & GAL, LLC WNYFW and can be used without permission in the future for other promotions or advertising.