QUESTION: Can I change my application once it has been submitted?
ANSWER: Once you have submitted an application, it cannot be changed. If you’d like, you can create a new application using a different email address, but votes accrued on any previous applications cannot be transferred to a new application.
QUESTION: How old do I have to be to enter?
ANSWER: You must be at least 18 years old and a legal resident of the United States or District of Columbia to enter.
QUESTION: Can I nominate someone else?
ANSWER: We do not have a nomination process but feel free to pass this application to anyone you think would be interested so they can submit an application. Just send them the link below to get started.
QUESTION: What do I win?
ANSWER: To get the full scoop, be sure to read the contest rules. This is all you really need to know though.
1) A 2-YEAR PAID MODELING CONTRACT
2) A LIFETIME SUPPLY OF CHUBBIES
3) ALL EXPENSE-PAID photo & video shoot(s) in unreal locations around the country and/or globe. You bring the noise and we might bring you to friggin’ Fiji, my dude.
4) Last but not least, an unwieldy heap of BRAGGING RIGHTS. Be careful. With great power comes great responsibility and you gotta know you’re going to inflict some serious FOMO on your friends and family. Use these rights responsibly.
QUESTION: What if I don’t have an Instagram, can I still apply?
ANSWER: An Instagram profile is necessary to apply, but you could always create a profile just for this contest!
QUESTION: Do I have to be wearing shorts or Chubbies in my application photo?
ANSWER: Nope (but it helps)!
QUESTION: Do I have to be an existing Chubbies customer to participate?
ANSWER: Nah. The contest is open to legal residents of the United States or District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old.
QUESTION: I am a woman or I do not identify as a man, but I still want to be a part of this competition. What should I do?
ANSWER: First of all, awesome. Thank you for your interest in being a Chubbies model! You can feel free to get on in there and apply but we’re ALSO currently working on a few other versions of the modeling contest for the future. Scroll down to the bottom of the contest page (link below) and submit your name and email address. We’ll send you a notification as soon as future modeling contests go live.
QUESTION: What are the application and notification timelines?
PHASE 1: Initial Entry and Public Voting
Initial entry and public voting for Phase I will begin on April 17th, 2018, at 9am PT, and will end on May 8th, 2018, at 11:59pm PT.
PHASE 2: Determination of Top Twenty Contest Finalists
We will begin selecting finalists the day of the 9th beginning at 12:00am PT and we will notify finalists of their selection no later than May 10th at 11:59pm PT.
PHASE 3: Public Vote on Contest Finalists to Determine the Ten (10) Winners
Public vote for Phase 3 opens up on May 11th at 12:00am PT and continues until May 19th at 11:59pm PT.
Model contest winners will be notified on May 20th, 2018.
QUESTION: What are the judging criteria employed to select the Top 20 Finalists and the 10 Contest Winners?
ANSWER: The top 20 finalists and 10 winners will be determined according to the official contest rules. Here’s basically how it works:
Chubbies will select a panel of judges and the top 20 finalists will be chosen by those judges according to the following criteria:
- Public Voting (10%)
- Video and/or picture content (45%)
- Short Answers (45%)
TOP 10 WINNERS
A public vote will determine the winners of the contest. Votes will be set at zero (0) for the final phase of the contest. The top 10 vote getters in the final phase will be the winners of the 2018 Chubbies Man Model Contest. In the event of a tie, Chubbies will determine a winner based on previous scores and overall application.
Public voting opens up on May 11th at 12:00am PT and continues until May 19th at 11:59pm PT.
The top 10 winners will be notified on May 20th, 2018.
QUESTION: How many times can someone vote for a contest? Can I vote for myself?
ANSWER: Yes, you may vote for yourself. Any person may vote for any entrant one (1) time per email address submitted. Please note, any attempt at voter fraud, tampering, or inducement can result in contest disqualification, which is determined at the sole discretion of Chubbies. Please see official rules for additional information, located here:
QUESTION: Where do I find the official contest rules?
ANSWER: Our official contest rules and legal stuff can be found at the bottom of the contest application page. Please visit https://www.chubbiesshorts.com/pages/man-model for details.