International Super Star Optional

Competitions

~Casual Wear Runway

~Formal Wear Runway

~High Fashion Runway

~Runway Designer

~Photogenic (up to 5 entries allowed)

~Portfolio (up to 2 entries allowed)

~Print Model

~Fitness Routine


ARTISAN OF THE YEAR

The world's largest International Optional Competition!


Giving away up to 750 individual awards!


 Compete for your share of cash and prizes

valued up to $20,000!


DANCE

~Ballet

~Ballroom

~Hip Hop

~Irish Step Dance

~Jazz

~Lyrical

~Musical Theater

~Tap


VOCAL
~Country
~Gospel/Christian
~Jazz
~Musical Theater
~Opera
~Pop
~Rap
~R & B



NOVELTY

~Acrobatics

~Baton

~Cheerleading

~Comedy

~Gymnastics

~Hula Hoop

~Magic

~Monologue

~Rhythm  Gymnastics

~Sign Language

~Lyric Interpretation

~Spoken Word

~Ventriloquism

~Other, Not Listed


INSTRUMENT
~Brass

~Keyboard
~Percussion
~String

~Woodwind

MODEL OF THE YEAR

TALENT OF THE YEAR 

~Artwork

~Ceramics

~Craftwork

~Crochet

~Culinary Art

~Embroidery 

~Floral Arranging

~Jewelry

~Knitting


~Macrame

~Needlepoint

~Origami

~Painting
~Photography
~Quilting
~Sewing
~Sculpture

~Woodworking

CREATIVE WRITER OF THE YEAR

~Graphic Design

~Plays

~Poetry

~Movie Scripts

~Short Story

~Short Skits

~Song Lyrics

~Speeches


PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

~Actor/Actress Comedy

~Actor/Actress Drama

~PSA (Public Service Announcement)

~Infomercial (Product Sales)

~News Anchors

~Weather Broadcast


THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO WIN!


Contestants will compete for beautiful custom crowns, sashes, awards, and cash prizes.  Our distinguished panel of judges will consist of professionals from around the world who may be looking for clients for upcoming talent events, modeling opportunities, company ambassador/spokes models, personal blogs, radio shows, commercials, print advertising campaigns, tv shows, movies, magazines and more!  If you are selected for any of those opportunities, you will be contacted by our judges. The opportunities are endless!



INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

The winner in each category of each age division will receive a beautiful custom award.



NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR TALENT OF THE YEAR

Contestants who participate in at least three (3) categories are eligible for National & International Super Star Talent of the Year. Contestants are judged on the Quality of the Performance and Entertainment Value.


     NATIONAL SUPER STAR TALENT OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring finalist in each age division will win a beautiful custom                 crown and sash and be named National Super Star Talent of the Year. 


     INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR TALENT OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring National Super Star Talent of the Year winner of all age

     divisions combined will be crowned as the International Talent of the Year,

     win a beautiful custom sash and crown, be featured in our upcoming

     advertising campaigns, and receive $150 cash!



NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR ARTISAN OF THE YEAR

Contestants who participate in at least three (3) categories are eligible for National & International Super Star Artisan of the Year.  Contestants are judged on the Creativity of the Project and the Quality of the Project.


     NATIONAL SUPER STAR ARTISAN OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring finalist in each age division will win a beautiful custom

     crown and sash and be named National Super Star Artisan of the Year.


     INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR ARTISAN OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring National Super Star Artisan of the Year winner of all age

     divisions combined will be crowned as the International Artisan of the Year,

     win a beautiful custom sash and crown, be featured in our upcoming

     advertising campaigns, and receive $150 cash!



NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Contestants who participate in three (3) or more categories are eligible for National & International Super Star Personality of the Year. 


     NATIONAL SUPER STAR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring finalist in each age division will win a beautiful custom

     crown and sash and be named National Super Star Personality of the Year.


     INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring National Super Star Personality of the Year winner of all age

     divisions combined will be crowned International Personality of the Year, win

     a beautiful custom sash and crown, be featured in our upcoming advertising 

     campaigns, and receive $150 cash!



NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR CREATIVE WRITER

OF THE YEAR

Contestants who participate in three (3) or more categories are eligible for National & International Super Star Creative Writer of the Year. 


     NATIONAL SUPER STAR CREATIVE WRITER OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring finalist in each age division will win a beautiful custom

     crown and sash and be named National Super Star Creative Writer of the Year.


     INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR CREATIVE WRITER OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring National Super Star Creative Writer of the Year winner of all

     age divisions combined will be crowned as the International Creative Writer of

     the Year, win a beautiful custom sash and crown, be featured in our upcoming

     advertising campaigns, and receive $150 cash!



NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR MODEL OF THE YEAR

Contestants who participate in at least three (3) categories are eligible for National & International Super Star Model of the Year. 


     *NATIONAL SUPER STAR MODEL OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring finalist in each age division will win a beautiful custom

     crown and sash and be named National Super Star Model of the Year.


     *INTERNATIONAL SUPER STAR MODEL OF THE YEAR

     The highest scoring National Super Star Model of the Year winner of all age

     divisions combined will be crowned as the International Model of the Year,

     win a beautiful custom sash and crown, be featured in upcoming advertising

     advertising campaigns, and receive $150 cash! 


     *Only one (1) photo or portfolio can be used for this title. The photo or portfolio

       that scores the highest will be combined with the other modeling competitions

       for this title.  



NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SUPREME SUPER STARS

Contestants must enter at least six (6) to nine (9) competitions from at least two (2) or more different MAIN categories to be eligible for this title.  A contestant may mix and match the MAIN categories as he/she chooses. Here are a few examples:

           Example 1 - Three (3) Talent entries and Three (3) Modeling entries

           Example 2 - Three(3) Modeling entries, one (1) Craft entry, two (2) Personality                                  entries, two (2) Talent entries


     NATIONAL SUPREME SUPER STAR

     The top six (6) scores from each contestant are used to determine the winner.

     The highest scoring finalist in each age division will win a beautiful custom

     crown and sash, be named National Supreme Super Star of the Year, be

     featured in upcoming advertising campaigns and receive $250 in cash!


     INTERNATIONAL SUPREME SUPER STAR

     The highest scoring National Supreme Super Star Overall Winner of all age               divisions combined and win a beautiful custom sash and crown, be featured in         upcoming advertising campaigns and receive $500 cash!



NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL MEGA  SUPER STARS

Contestants must enter at least ten (10) or more competitions from at least three (3) or more different MAIN categories to be eligible for this title. A contestant may mix and match the MAIN categories as he/she chooses. Here are a few examples:

     Example 1 - Three (3) Talent entries and three (3) Modeling entries,

                           two (2) Artisan entries, and one (2) Personality entries

     Example 2 - Three (3) Modeling entries, two (2) Craft entries, two (2) Personality                             entries, two (2) Talent entries, three (3) Artisan entries


     NATIONAL MEGA SUPER STAR

     The top ten (10) scores from each contestant are used to determine the winner.

     The highest scoring finalist in each age division will win a beautiful custom  

     crown and sash, be named National Mega Super Star of the Year, and receive           $500 in cash!


     INTERNATIONAL MEGA SUPER STAR

     The highest scoring National Mega Super Star Overall Winner of all age             

     divisions combined will win a beautiful custom sash and crown, be featured in 

     upcoming advertising campaigns and receive $1,000 cash!



Contestants entering 10 or more categories will only be eligible for the Mega Super Star.  A contestant can not win both the Supreme and the Mega Super Star titles. 

INDIVIDUAL AGE DIVISIONS

Prince/Princess, ages 0 - 4

Little, ages 5 & 6

Junior, ages 7 - 9

Preteen, ages 10 - 12

Junior Teen, ages 13 - 15

Teen, ages 16 - 19

Miss/Mr., ages 20 - 29

Ms./Mr., ages 30 - 44

Classy, age 45+


The Princess/Prince Division may only compete in the Modeling Competitions, excluding Print Model & Runway Designer

PERFORMANCE & SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS


TALENT

Talent may not exceed 2 minutes total performance time. Props are allowed. Prop setup/takedown time cannot exceed more than 30 seconds. All performances and music should not have any inappropriate language or references to sex, violence, or political views/content. Props may be used but must be minimal. Props must be carried on and off stage by the contestant. Live animals may not be used as a prop or accessory to the talent. Contestants must provide their own instruments. Contestants will be judged on Entertainment Value and Overall Impression.  If your talent requires pre-recorded music, your music should be uploaded as a File at least 30 days prior to the event to your own Drop Box with the contestant's name, age division, Category, and name of music and then shared to superstarcompetitions@gmail.com.


                             Example:  Pat Miller; Classy Ms.; Gospel-Vocal; How Great Thou Art



MODELING

The outfit for all runway competitions should fit the category and be age appropriate in which a contestant is competing. Contestants will model in a straight runway pattern, going from the back center of the stage to the front, with no stops in between. They may stop at the front of the stage for a few quick poses and then return to the back center of the stage to exit. This is a quick, runway show style competition.  Contestants are judged on their Ability to Command the Stage and the Modeling Outfit.



RUNWAY DESIGNER

Runway Designer outfits will be judged on Creativity and Quality of the Outfit. Outfit may be modeled by the designer or a model of their choice. Outfits may be modeled by the designer, another model, or a pet.



PRINT MODEL

Print Models will pose for a photographer for up to 5 minutes and wear an outfit of their choice. Outfit should be age appropriate with no plunging or revealing necklines, no short shorts, and no super high slits. Contestants are judged on Ability to Follow the Photographer's Instruction and Overall Modeling Performance. 



FITNESS ROUTINE

Fitness Routine can be a routine of a contestant's choice but should not exceed 30 seconds. A fitness outfit is required and should be age appropriate. The routine must include some modeling of the outfit as well as some fitness moves. Example of fitness moves could be push ups, sit ups, jumping jacks, etc. Contestants are judged on their Ability to Command the Stage and the Modeling Outfit. Fitness music should not have any inappropriate language or references to sex, violence, or political views. Fitness Music should be uploaded as a File at least 30 days prior to the event to your own Drop Box to our superstarcompetitions@gmail.com email. Be sure to include the contestant's Name, Age Division, Category, and Name of Music you are entering in the Subject Box.


                          Example:  Pat Miller; Classy Ms.; Fitness; You can't stop the beat



PHOTOGENIC 

Photogenic should be at least 5" x 7" and no larger than 8.5" x 11"and should be a head shot. No crowns or sashes, please. Photos should be a natural edit. Up to five (5) entries are permitted per contestant. There is a separate entry fee per photo. A contestant's entry must have his/her name, age division, and category listed on the back of each entry prior to turning in at registration. Contestants are judged on the Quality of the Photo Submission and Photogenic Ability



PORTFOLIO

Portfolio entries should be no larger than 10" X 12" and may be head shots or any style of appropriate poses. A Portfolio should have between 5 to 10 photos and should be in a plain bound folder or book. A Portfolio should not be decorated or look like a scrapbook. Portfolio is judged on the Presentation and Quality of Photos. No nude, nearly nude, or bathing suit or inappropriate pictures should be submitted.  All pictures should be age appropriate and modest. Up to two (2) portfolios are permitted per contestant. There is a separate entry fee for each portfolio. A contestant's entry must have his/her name, age division, and category listed on the back of each entry prior to turning in at registration.



ARTISAN

All submissions must be original.  It is permissible to combine pre-created pieces to make an original submission. Items must be created by the contestant. Items should be family friendly with no reference to race, religion, politics, or be offensive in any manner. A contestant's entry must have his/her name, age division, and category listed on the back of each entry prior to turning in at registration.


Culinary submissions should be something that is non-perishable during the days or judging. Submissions may not be something that needs refrigerated.  Please submit a list of ingredients for the submissions. A contestant's entry must have his/her name, age division, and category listed on the back of each entry prior to turning in at registration.


Artisan projects are judged on the Quality of the Submission and Originality.



CREATIVE WRITING

Topics should be family friendly and have no content with violence, sex, sexual orientation, political preferences, or curse words. Submissions may be fictional or non-fictional. Submissions should be an original piece by the contestant and any words/works that belong to others should be cited. Contestants are judged on the Content of the Submission and Creativity of the Submission. Scoring criteria includes punctuation, spelling, content, proper sentence structure, and originality.  


All Creative Writing entries should be emailed 30 days prior to the event to superstarcompetitions@gmail.com.  Be sure to put your Name, Age Division, Category, and title of your Submission you are entering in the Subject Line.

            

                           Example: Pat Miller; Classy Ms.; Poetry; "My heart will forever mend"



PERSONALITY

All entries may not contain any content with violence, sex, political preferences, curse words, or illegal substances/actions. Performance time should not exceed 60 seconds.  Performance must be memorized and may be an original or existing piece.  Contestants may dress according to the character/person who is being portrayed, if they choose to do so. Contestants are judged on Quality of Presentation and Content of the Presentation.



MISC

ISSC reserves the right to combine age divisions and/or categories, depending on the event and the number of entries received.


ISSC reserves the rights to disqualify any entries for any categories that may be politically, racially, or religiously offensive.


ISSC reserves the rights to disqualify any entries that have any false or illegal representation. 


Entries for the 2021 event are $50 each with the exception of Print Model which is $100.


Prizes offered by the ISCC when the competition begins will be awarded. ISCC is not responsible for prizes from outside sponsors.


GROUP TALENT PERFORMANCES

Two or more persons may compete as an act in the Talent competition. Contestants competing in a group competition, may only participate in one group entry. One group winner will be chosen as the overall winner for this category. Group entries are only for the Talent portion of this program. There will be 3 Group Talent winners announced.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, JULY 13

1:00pm -8:00pm - Early Print Model Part #1 (Individual time slots TBA)


WEDNESDAY, JULY 14

8:00am   - Contestant Registration

8:00am   - Print Model Part #2 (Individual time slots TBA)

1:00pm   - Talent of the Year Competition

7:30pm   - Welcome Party


THURSDAY, JULY 15

8:00am   - Performer of the Year Competition

9:30am   - Model of the Year Competition

12:00pm - Preliminary Show Rehearsal

7:30pm   - Super Star-Studded Night Awards Show


Competitions are open to anyone, anywhere!  Register to compete or make a payment on your account by clicking HERE and using Event ID:  SSC2021

Group Talent Performances may be done in any of these categories.

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