This new and exciting event is a high-paced runway competition that shows off not only your modeling skills but also helps promote health and fitness. You will walk the runway and model an age-appropriate athletic outfit. This is another chance for you to walk the runway and to be scouted by top industry professionals.

This optional contest is sponsored by Marc Defang. You could be a new Face of Marc Defang and walk in NYFW!

Awards:
Each winner will receive the Official Fun FitnessSM Custom Award, full page feature in an IAM Dream Model Magazine, 3 brand-new activewear outfits sponsored by Marc Defang, and a pair of rhinestone fitness shoes. The winner will also be featured on Marc Defang’s official website, have the honor of an exclusive piece named after her, and the opportunity to walk in Marc Defang’s New York Fashion Week Show. The top 5 will receive an Official Fun FitnessSM Custom Award.

Format:
Contestants will perform a choreographed routine given prior to the competition. Contestants will not be allowed to deviate from the routine. They will be scored on fitness, personality, stage presence, confidence, and overall presentation.

Results:
The Top 5 will not re-compete. The winner and runners-up will be announced at The iam Convention Red Carpet Awards Ceremony!

What is the Fun Fitness Contest?
This new and exciting event is a high-paced runway competition that shows off not only your modeling skills but also helps promote health and fitness. You will walk the runway and model an age-appropriate athletic outfit. This is another chance for you to walk the runway and to be scouted by top industry professionals.

Who can compete in this contest?
This is open to all iam contestants. This contest is for all 6 age groups. 

What do I wear to the contest?
You will wear a work out type outfit! You can wear legging, biker shorts, tennis skirt or even a skort. Any type of age appropriate athletic bottoms are acceptable. All age divisions can wear an age-appropriate top which could be a t-shirt, crop top or an athletic sports bra (bikini or bra tops will not be allowed for any age divisions).

How do I sign up?
Just go to ijminternationals.com/payments/ to register

What do I bring to pageant check-in?
You will bring your emcee card for fun fitness. You can find form at ijminternationals.com/forms/

Do I have to do the walking pattern provided by The iam Pageant Powerhouse?
Yes. Each contestant will do the same walking pattern. You will enter the stage from stage right and stop at the first X. You will then walk to the center (at back of the stage) and pause/pose. You will walk to the front of the stage to poise of your choice from those shown in example video. You will walk back to the back (center) of the stage and do a quick pause/poise and then walk stage left and do two jumping jacks. (see video for full walking pattern)