Contestant Information
Want to model?

Here you will find everything you need to get started in Swimsuit USA International - the largest and most well-respected model search worldwide! 

In order to advance to the Swimsuit USA International Finals ~ where you will receive the experience of a lifetime ~ and compete for over $75,000 in Cash, Prizes, Modeling Contracts, along with the title Miss Swimsuit USA International. All interested young ladies must do the following:

  • Swimsuit USA model search
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  • Complete the on-line Model Profile Form and submit two recent (2) headshots and two (2) body shots (on-line form found below)
  • Compete in any of the Swimsuit USA International Model Search Preliminary Events held nationwide or internationally to advance as a representative to the International Finals. Visit the "Calendar of Events" page for an updated list of upcoming events and competitions.
  • Any At-Large contestant spaces will be filled by contestants that have completed the first two items (listed above) and may be selected by the Swimsuit USA International Finals committee.
How it works

All contestants participating in local preliminary events will compete in both fashion attire (cocktail dress) and swimwear. Top placing contestants will receive cash & prizes and the preliminary competition winning contestant will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Swimsuit USA International Finals in beautiful Riviera Maya, Mexico at the Hard Rock Hotel. She will compete alongside 75 other international finalist for the title of Miss Swimsuit USA International.

The 75 International Finalists will participate in a week filled with 'fun in the sun' excursions, such as swimming with the dolphins, zip-lining, and photo sessions with amazing top photographers from throughout the country. The International Finals is an ideal opportunity for models to enhance their modeling careers, network with other industry professionals and pursue a variety of modeling opportunities.

All Finalists will receive a complimentary hair and make-up session with top renowned artists prior to their personal photo session with seven (7) professional photographers, a custom made swimsuit (valued at over $200), hair care and skin care products, a custom SUSA International Finalists shirt + much more! Prepare for a fun-filled week in the beautiful tropics with activities that will create amazing friend-ships and memories to last a lifetime!

Alongside all the fun and excitement, the International Finalists will compete in the culmination of the weeks' activities in the Swimsuit USA International Finals where contestants will participate in three rounds of competition leading to the crowning of Miss Swimsuit USA International! The top placing contestants will appear in the Official Swimsuit USA International Calendar!

The Swimsuit USA International Model Search is open to women eighteen (18) years of age and older. Some of the preliminary model search event locations may be held in nightclubs and casinos therefore, the minimum age to compete might be twenty-one (21) years of age (please check with the specific location). All contestants are permitted and encouraged to participate and compete in as many events as they wish; however, once a contestant wins and becomes a preliminary event winner she may not compete in any further events until the Swimsuit USA International Finals.

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