Frequently Asked Questions

You can contact the national director in your country. If there is not a director in your area, you can apply directly on our website.
The number of contestants varies, as contestants apply and choose to participate. The final number of participants will be determined when the registration process is completed.
Each contestant has to be confident. She must be able to show authenticity, express themselves to articulate their ambitions by being Distinctively Exceptional as an international model. Our model competition not only showcases looks but also evaluates the contestant's aspirations, integrity and standards. 
ANSM works throughout the year with different state and city government officials or private companies and organizations as well as with foreign governments to establish the perfect Host venue for the modelling competition. Security and Infrastructure and the city which can offer the best support for Africa's Next SuperModel competition will be chosen.
Overall Appearance Runway walk Swimsuit Swimwear for women and men to be purchase for the competition here. No other swimwears are allowed. Evening Wear / Formal Wear Female contestants should wear age-appropriate dresses. Dresses should be long and current style. Judges will be looking for poise, personality and beauty. The Judges focus on stage presence, confidence, elegance, poise, overall appearance, and sense of fashion and style. Here they are scoring how well you wear and present your evening wear.  So choose a style and colour that looks great on you and will radiate on stage. The male contestant should wear age-appropriate formal wear.  This suit should represent their individual style and creativity.  Think more about the special event and red carpet.  Judges will be looking for poise, personality and confidence.  The judges focus on stage presence, confidence, elegance, poise, overall appearance and sense of fashion and style.  Here they are scoring how well you wear and present your formal wear.  So choose a style and colour that looks great on you and will radiate on stage. Interview Contestants will interview with a panel of judges for 5 minutes. Judges will be looking at the contestant’s ability to be personable and express themselves in a natural and comfortable way.  Judges may be asking political, controversial or current event questions. None of the questions will be geared towards the religious choice. Judges will use the Contestant Fact Sheet as a reference for interview questions. The Judges are taking this time to learn more about who you are and your personality. Attire for interview should be modern and fashionable. Choices range from dresses, skirts and blouses and trendy suits for women. Be sure your outfit the selection reflects your sense of style. This is your chance to impress each judge with your opinions, ability to communicate, and overall sense of self. They may ask questions regarding your family, education, hobbies, occupation, community involvement, goals, likes and dislikes. Interviews are conversational. During the on-stage interview competition, the judges are looking for the same qualities and also how you handle speaking in front of an audience.
Yes. Being a model shouldn't affect your marital status.
You must be 18 yrs of age to enter the competition.  If you feel that you have what it takes to compete with all ages, then we are looking for you. Fashion / Modeling is everywhere and for everyone!
Sponsorship can help defray the costs associated with an entry fee, wardrobe, etc. Sponsors can include but are not limited to your family, friends, local businesses, sororities, fraternity organizations and clubs, schools, etc. You may secure sponsors from anywhere in or out of the region. Take this opportunity to perfect your communications skills. Many local businesses will be supportive when you share your goals with them.  It is possible to not incur any out of pocket expenses.
Each model is responsible for paying a $25 application processing fee along with an entry fee if she/he does not win a local/state regional or national competition, which covers your participation in the international modelling competition.  Designers must pay the $25 application processing fee to be considered.
Yes, we will have a workshop offered to our models
No, you must be unsigned to participate in the ANSM competition. Please ensure that you do not have any pre-existing binding contracts with any agencies if your country doesn't have a national director.
October/November 2022 / Check back for exact date and country.