BATTLE OF THE BABES – WORLD MODEL SEARCH

Battle of the Babes – World Model Search was launched in mid - 2013 and ran throughout the remainder of 2013 until late November 2014 when the first World Final took place in Hong Kong, on 23rd November 2014.

This inaugural year's event was launched in 6 countries, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand, The Philippines and Singapore and featured hundreds of models from the Asia Pacific Region. The first ever World Final was held in Hong Kong on November 23rd, 2014.

Battle of the Babes - World Model Search will continue to grow internationally as more countries are added for edition 2 which will started in August 2015 and continues throughout 2016.

World Finalists - 2014

EDITION 1: 2013/2014

Both New Zealand and Australia had nationwide events in most major cities throughout Australasia. Over the 6 participating countries, In total there were over 40 shows held in 20 venues / clubs, ranging from Hard Rock Cafes, Hotels / Resorts, Nightclubs and Music / event type Venues.

The full list of participating cities for Edition 1: 2013/2014

New Zealand:
Auckland (The Empire, Juice Bar), Hamilton (Axces), Tauranga (Brewers),
Palmerston North (Cue Bar), Wellington (Red Square), Christchurch(Dux Live)
(7 venues – 15 shows)
Australia:
Perth (Carnegies), Adelaide (Grand Stamford), Melbourne (The Play Lounge),
Sydney (Hard Rock Cafe), Gold Coast (Hard Rock Cafe)
(5 venues – 8 shows)
Asia:
Hong Kong (Spicy Fingers, Sticky Fingers)
(2 venues – 2 shows)
  Singapore (Hard Rock Cafe)
(1 venue - 3 shows)
  The Philippines (Hard Rock Cafe, Icon, Prime)
(3 venues - 8 shows)
  Thailand (Novotel Phuket Vintage Park, Hollywood Nightclub)
(2 venues – 6 shows)

Battle of the Babes – World Model Search was successfully established in all markets

Edition 1: Winners: Edition 1: Winners: Edition 1, was won by New Zealander, Brittany Macdonald, a stunning model that impressed audiences and judges alike throughout each round she competed in. Brittany’s BOTB journey began in her home city of Hamilton, with the local heat and regional final then progressing to the NZ National Final in Auckland, and concluding with the World Final in Hong Kong. Brittany has a bright future in the modelling industry.

Brittany Macdonald, Hamilton, New Zealand

World 1st Runner Up was Aleisha Hudson, from Perth, Australia. A very photogenic model, Aleisha scored also scored very highly at the World Final.

Aleisha Hudson, Perth, Australia

World 2nd Runner Up was Catherine Delgado, from Hong Kong. Catherine is very talented individual, not only an experienced international model, but a full time performer at the Disneyland Theatre in HK.

Catherine Delgado, Hong Kong

PRIZES

Battle of the Babes - World Model Search has a superb prize pool, giving opportunities to the winning models to help them pursue a modelling career.

The Events

Qualifying heats & finals are held at venues in each country.

Models from each country compete to be the Battle of the Babes National winners and represent their country at the World Final in Hong Kong.

The event is open to potential new models as well as already established professional models. There is no strict set of requirements, only that the entrants must be 18 years of age or over. There is no maximum age limit or a minimum height requirement. The organisers would like to make it easy to enter and give it a go, rather than impose too many restrictions and only allow the elite to take part. As well as providing significant opportunities to winning models, the event is a platform to meet other like-minded models, build confidence & experience a runway model event.

Models are invited to register now at www.worldbattleofthebabes.com

2015 / 2016 EVENT DETAILS

Edition 2 events started in New Zealand during August and September 2015.

TheHong Kongheat took place on 17th January 2016.

The Philippines events are underway now, with the 1st heat completed at Cliniq, Quezon Citywhich was held on 22nd January. Heat 2 is coming up soon on 20th February at Royal, Makati. The Philippines Grand Final will be held at Prive Luxury Club, The Fort, Taguig on 5th March. We are proud to host our events at some of the country’s best venues / clubs.

Following The Philippines events other South East Asian countries will hold events before Australian and USA events begin later in the year.

More countries may be added for the 2016 event; the decisions of which countries will be made after further review and negotiations are completed.

We are currently looking for sponsorship partners across all countries.

We can offer localised sponsorship packages for any of the participating countries individually, regional packages or world packages for all countries. Tailor made packages to suit your brand.

ON THE NIGHT PROGRAM

The models walk the catwalk in 3 different segments of the show, each with its own theme and outfits, which in most cases will be chosen and created by the models themselves displaying their sense of fashion, creativity & individuality.

  1. Wow costume
  2. Bikini / swim-wear
  3. Cocktail dress / formal attire

EVENT VENUES

Battle of the Babes - World Model Search is proud to be working with some of the best venues in the world. Asia, New Zealand and Australian venues included Hard Rock Cafes, Novotel Resorts & other top venues in each city. The organisers select their choice of each country’s best venues for the local events.

Organiser

Created and organised by Andrew Featherstone, founder and organiser / promoter for the New Zealand Battle of the Bands National Championship since 1993. Andrew has organised global music tours, international record releases and World Battle of the Bands events in over 40 cities around the world. Battle of the Babes is Andrew’s latest project and set to be a regular annual fixture, as the ‘sister event’ to his Battle of the Bands programs.

Judging /Audience Voting/Online - Facebook Voting

Results of each round are a combination of scores from a professional judging panel at the events (50% of the total score); audience-on the night voting (40% of the total score) as well as online votes via FB likes from a local and international audience & TXT votes (10% of the score).

Process for entrants

To register for Battle of the Babes, Models need to simply:

After registration, models are notified of their participating heat date along with full details of what they need to do from there on in.

TIME-LINE OF EVENTS FOR EDITION 2

NEW ZEALAND
AUGUST / SEPTEMBER (2015)
HONG KONG
JANUARY (2016)
PHILIPPINES
JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH (2016)
UNITED STATES
AUGUST / SEPTEMBER (2016)
EUROPE SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER (2016)
AUSTRALIA
NOVEMBER (2016)
SINGAPORE
NOVEMBER (2016)
MALAYSIA
NOVEMBER (2016)
INDONESIA
DECEMBER (2016)
THAILAND
DECEMBER (2016)
WORLD FINAL - HONG KONG
DECEMBER (2016)

Sponsors