The World Bear & Pet Contest scoring method and contestant finalist process is very straight-forward. We will have 5 to 7 judges from all over the world on-site to observe all contestants’ interactions with the crowd throughout the weekend, and note how the well each contestant presents themselves in raffle ticket sales, on-stage presence, interviews, etc. An Olympic Scoring Method will be used. Below is a summary of the scoring process:
- 15% of Score…..Swim Wear Category
- 15% of Score…..Theme Wear Category
- 15% of Score…..Fantasy Wear Category
- 10% of Score…..Raffle Ticket Sales
- 20% of Score…..Judges Interviews
- 20% of Score…..Formal Wear Category (includes Speech)
- 5% of Score…..On-Stage Question
Depending on the number of contestants competing, we may implement a “Top 5 per Category” elimination round after 50% of the scores have been tabulated. All contestants should prepare wardrobe changes for ALL categories, however only the finalists will proceed to the final Formal Wear category.
If, by chance, there is only (1) contestant competing for a title, that contestant must achieve at least 80% of the total points possible to be awarded the title. If that score is not achieved, the title & prize package will not be awarded during this title year.
In the event of a tie, we will use the contestants’ raffle ticket sales tallies to determine a winner. The contestant with the highest amount of raffle ticket sales will be awarded (1) additional point to break the tie.