ALM CONTEST FINALS
The ALM Contest Finals will take place Saturday February 24 at 20:00.
Contestants will be given specific recall time for assembly time and location at the orientation.
Bring all of the gear you plan to wear/use with you when you arrive as you will remain with us until after the end of the Contest. You may plan your attire around the following appearances:
- Introduction of each contestant (All contestants – your choice of attire; leather recommended, sash, medal, title vest…)
- Leather Image scoring follows right after Announcement of finalists.
- Speech – wear what best represents you and your message.
- Physique – erotic ware, jock (with a butt strap), shorts, etc.
- Announcement of winners – All contestants on stage (your choice of attire; leather recommended as this is a press/photography moment.
If there are any changes to these appearances, you will be notified at the orientation.
The dressing space is small and located on the first floor, so be prepared to negotiate stairs throughout the contest. If stairs are a problem for you, contact the Contestant Coordinator for special arrangements. Other than translators and interpreters, you may not bring anyone to assist you. Staff is present throughout the contest to assist you.
A complete contest rehearsal takes place at the venue. At this time, you learn your placements on stage and run through each stage appearance.
A buffet is served. Water is available backstage throughout the contest. You are encouraged to bring additional solids and liquids for your private consumption. Remember to bring any medications you may need since you do not return to your room until late evening.
No preliminary scores are carried forward. All finalists are judged three additional times during the contest. See Scoring System.
Each finalist delivers a 90-second speech to the audience on a topic of his choice. A digital countdown clock is visible to you. At 91 seconds the microphone will automatically shut off. The microphone can be removed from its stand. If you do not verbally deliver your speech in English, you have 90 seconds for your delivery, and your interpreter/translator has an additional 90 seconds to verbally deliver your speech in English.
After the contest, you and your fellow contestants will sit for media shots at the venue (Gingers) and you may change for the Dance Party which follows the contest Your gear can remain in the dressing area until you are ready to leave.