Elite Model Look Nigeria Announces the 5th Edition of its Male & Female Model Search

International acclaimed modeling competition – Elite Model Look which takes place in over 80 different countries is back, bigger and better for its 2012 edition. The prestigious competition has tremendously accelerated the careers of many aspiring and upcoming talents to become International top models and this edition will not be different.

Elite is offering thousands of girls and boys the opportunity to achieve their dreams and walk in the footsteps of top models like Tyra Banks, Naomi Campbell, Tyson Beckford, David Agbodji, Ty Ogunkoya, Cindy Crawford and Gisele Bundchen.

The relentless Elite Nigeria team will go to Calabar, Enugu, Abuja, Delta and Lagos for castings from Saturday 2nd June 2012 – Saturday 30th June 2012.

With the Elite Model Look Nigeria celebrating its 5th year anniversary, it aims to offer maximum opportunities for women and men to participate in one of the most renowned  modeling contest and to maintain its reputation of being the world’s most prestigious agency.

At the end of the castings, 100 contestants will be selected to participate in the national contest that will be
held in Lagos and after a rigorous screening exercise, 10 girls and 10 boys would be selected to participate in the finale on Saturday 1st September 2012.

Winners are not only selected based on their photogenic qualities, their personalities and their natural beauties but also on their potential to co-respond to current fashion trends.

The Elite Model Look Jury comprising of various individuals in the fashion and modeling industry will choose the most qualified contestants for the finale. The ultimate goal of this contest is to win a place in the World Final set to bring together different girls selected in different countries to secure a 3 Year contract with the Elite Agency.


The Elite Model Look Nigeria winner will represent Nigeria alongside 80 other countries and will
get a chance to win 150,000 USD at Elite Model Finale in October 2012 in China.

•A chance to win a modeling contract with Elite Model Management Worldwide

•An All-Expense paid trip to New York City

•$1,000 Shopping Spree

•A Spread with a Top Magazine


•One year International modeling contract with Elite Model Management Milan, Italy

•All expense trip paid to Milan

•$1,000 worth of shopping

•Photo Shoot with a Top international fashion photographer


To take part in one of the Elite Model Look castings, applicants must be;


•Between the ages of 14 and 22 years old

• Minimum height of 172cm/5’8


•Between the ages of 16 and 25 years old

•Minimum height of 179cm/5’11


1. All applicants should come to the casting venues with two recent pictures of themselves – A head shot and a full body shot.

2. If you are under the age of 18, a parental authorization letter is required at the casting venues.

3. Applicants should wear as little make-up as possible and wear outfits that show their figures (Ladies – Skinny jeans or leggings and Gents – A Basic T-Shirt & Jeans).

4. Female applicants should come to the casting venues with their natural hair. False eyelashes or coloured fingernails would not be accepted.

Casting Dates

Date: Saturday 2nd June 2012
Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Dannic Hotel, 3 Edem Close, Upper Chime Avenue New Haven, Enugu

Date: Saturday 9th June 2012
Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Cubana Bar, 103 Ademola Adetokubo, Wuse II, Abuja

Calabar – in conjunction with Model Lunch Pad, University of Calabar
Date: Saturday 16th June 2012

Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Channel View Hotel, 27 MCC Road, Calabar

Date: Saturday 23rd June 2012
Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
Venue: Kayriott Hotel & Suites, Km 3 Refinery Road, Ekpan, Effurun – Warri, Delta State,

Date: Saturday 30th June 2012
Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
Venue: The Studio, 71 Raymond Njoku Str, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Registration is free; click here – to download the
casting document

Contact: For more info and general enquires on registration and sponsorship;


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For all media or press enquiries please contact C-Chelsea Communications, Azuka Ogujiuba at or call 08033119984

The 2012 Edition of Elite Model Look is sponsored by Moet & Chandon, Black Up, Montaigne
Place, BellaNaija, Cool FM
and more

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