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!

To advance to the Swimsuit USA World 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:

Complete the online 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 World Finals.

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 World Finals committee.

How It Works

All contestants participating in local preliminary events will compete in fashion attire (cocktail dress) and swimwear. Top placing contestants will receive cash & prizes. In addition, the winner will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the Swimsuit USA World Finals in beautiful Riviera Maya, Mexico, at the Hard Rock Hotel. She will compete with 75 other beautiful women from around the world 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. The World Finals is an ideal opportunity for models to enhance their modeling careers, network with other industry professionals and pursue various modeling opportunities.

All Finalists will receive a complimentary hair and make-up session with top renowned artists before their photo session with seven (7) professional photographers and a custom-made swimsuit from Haute Hot (valued at over $200), a custom Swimsuit USA shirt and much more! So prepare for a fun-filled week in the beautiful tropics with activities that will create fabulous friendships 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 World Finals, where contestants will participate in three rounds of competition leading to the crowning of Miss Swimsuit USA International! In addition, the top placing contestants will appear in the Official Swimsuit USA International Calendar!

The Swimsuit USA International Model Search is open to eighteen (18) years of age and older. Some 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 other events until the Swimsuit USA World Finals.

Become a Contestant

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Venue Information

Produce a Fun, Successful & Up-Scale Model Search

Each year, over 20,000 young ladies around the world enter model searches that take place at casinos, nightclubs, water parks, sports bars, restaurants, hotels, golf courses, special events/festivals, trade shows/conventions, concerts and other venues just like yours in the hope of advancing to the Swimsuit USA World Finals.

The Swimsuit USA International Model Search, one of the most significant model searches globally, draws a large number of spectators to its preliminary events. The staff at Swimsuit USA International will work hand-in-hand with your company or venue to produce a fun, successful, professional, organized up-scale model search!

Model Search promotions are typically held year-round, with the World Finals in November. Each venue that participates will choose a winner who will represent their business/venue at the world finals.


Swimsuit USA International will provide you with the following items:

  • Rights to hold a Swimsuit USA International Model Search in your establishment (one-day event, 3-4 week, six-week event, or State/Regional Finals).
  • Display Swimsuit USA International banners at your event.
  • Beautiful posters advertising your specific event dates, times and location.
  • A step-by-step Guideline to ensure a successful event.
  • All paperwork to produce your event, including entry forms, score sheets, script cards and model release forms.
  • Use of Swimsuit USA International logo and photos. Web promotion through all social media, including Instagram, Facebook, Youtube etc.
  • Swimsuit USA International Winner’s Sash for your winning contestant on stage.
  • Custom sash for your winner to wear at the International Finals (company name on sash).
  • All expense paid trips for your winner to the World Finals, excluding air transportation (Air transportation is the responsibility of the venue).
  • A promotional video to be shown to recruit contestants and patrons to your establishment.
  • Sponsor banners to be displayed in your establishment (If provided).
  • Assistance in choreographing and hosting the event (may include travel expenses).


There are costs associated with hosting a Swimsuit USA International Model Search as with any promotion or show. Below is a list of suggestions for your event:

Promotional licensing fee paid to Swimsuit USA.

Any prize money or prize items can be awarded to the winners. We recommend the winners receive prize money.

Additional advertising - social media, website, email blasts, radio, print ads, newspapers, magazines, and supplemental printed materials to hand out or display. These are optional but have been proven to increase the success of an event.

Any additional decoration or staging that you may want to add to your event (optional).

Airfare for your contestant to attend the World Finals. (Discounted Rates and VIP Packages are available to participate in the World Finals). For package information, please click here to email Kathy.


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