Successful applicants are required to submit the sponsorship fees as listed above. These fees will cover your placement within the competition, a welcome gift (awarded on entry to the competition), sashes and prizes as awarded through the competition. This cost does not include your wardrobe or transportation to Pageant Week (eg flights/Visas) should you be successful in reaching the International Grand Finale.
Please Note: While the Youth category will have an International Grand Final, for the protection of minors, this will be conducted via online submission of tasks as per the initial National Finalist round. .
will also cover for the winning Country Title contestants; Accommodation (Triple or Quad share ᴪ) Hair and makeup Food and some beverages Official photography package Dance and choreography lessons Workshops All officially organized activities/excursions § *Please note ALL participants will be required to cover their own transport and visa costs ᴪ Twin share packages can be arranged at cost to the contestant’s guest. Gaia International will subsidize our National Title holder’s portion of the Twin Share accommodation. § A package can also be arranged, at cost to guest, to include them in all excursions.
Gaia International is NOT a popularity vote - Results will be based on a panel of experts and their assessment of each of the assigned tasks. All tasks will be marked against specific criteria given to each contestant prior to the completion of each round – each task will be worth 25% of overall level result
Gaia International can, at its discretion offer surprise awards for various aspects of the competition.
During Winners’ Week contestants will be given the opportunity to nominate a recipient of the Gaia International Amicable Award an award given to the contestant who demonstrates the most kindness, thoughtfulness and compassion over the course of time spent together. This is not a popularity vote, this is awarded on the basis of evidence of true support and selflessness.
The Gaia International Spirit of the World Award is awarded to the contestant who raises the most money for one of our chosen affiliated charities across the course of the competition