Rules and Regulations

All contestants who participate in Mr. and Miss TUP Taguig 2017 agree to be bound by the following rules and regulations:

  1. Contestants must be bona fide students of TUP Taguig during the time of the competition.
  2. Contestants should have no failing grades from the previous term.
  3. Contestants warrant that they are:
    1. 16-23 years of age;
    2. Of good moral character;
    3. Single, never married, never divorced, never had a marriage annulled;
    4. Not pregnant and never given birth to a child (for female contestants);
    5. At least 5’4” in height (for female contestants);
    6. At least 5’7” in height (for male contestants);
    7. Not under contract with any person, firm or corporation that would prevent their appearance or participation in any Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017 Pageant-related activities throughout their entire reign;
  4. Contestants agree that the contest judges’ decisions on all matters relating to the Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017 Pageant are final, absolute, and binding.
  5. Contestants consent and agree to unrestricted use by the USG TUP-Taguig and its authorized advertisers, successor, sponsors, and assigns of the name, pictures, likeness, voice, photographs, biographical information and statements for purposes of advertising promotion, and publicity in any and all media throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Contestants also waive the right to inspect or approve such pictures, postings, advertising, and videos, used in connection thereof.
  6. All contestants, especially the winners, agree to be filmed as pageant winners and representative of USG TUP-Taguig and Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017 Pageant without compensation.
  7. Contestants grant USG TUP-Taguig the right to record any of their performance or public appearance and reproduce, broadcast, or publish these events without compensation, unless prohibited by law. Contestants also waive the right to inspect or approve such pictures, advertising, and videos used in connection thereof.
  8. Contestants understands and hereby agree that in the event they are crowned as winners, 1st Runners-Up, or 2nd Runners-Up, they will be required to make themselves available for all personal appearances, including the 2017 Mr. and Ms. TUP Personality in TUP-Manila and all other scheduled events throughout their reign.
  9. The contestants understand that the inability to fulfill their duties and responsibilities may result in the forfeiture of their titles and all prizes must be returned and their successors will take their places for the remainder of the year. Furthermore, they shall be liable for any loss/damage suffered by the Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017 Pageant.
  10. Contestants further agree that in the event they are crowned the winners, 1st Runners-Up, or 2nd Runners-Up, they shall not compete/participate in any other beauty contest or pageant system for 12 months or until the title is relinquished to the new titleholder, unless authorized prior in writing by the USG TUP-Taguig, whose decision shall be final and shall not be subject to any review, or appeal.
  11. Contestants agree to participate in a disciplined and diligent manner throughout the training program in accordance with the schedule of events that will be given to them and participate in all the rehearsals.
  12. Contestants agree to participate in all pageant related activities. Failure to participate will affect their pageant contest ‘Total Image’ score.
  13. Contestants understand and agree that incorrect information will result in disqualification, whether discovered prior to, during, or after the finals. They shall be liable to TUP-Taguig for such misrepresentations.
  14. Schedule of events and qualification rounds are subject to change at the absolute discretion of the organizers of the Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017.
  15. By participating, contestants and their representatives, hereby release and hold harmless the Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017 Pageant, USG TUP-Taguig, TUP-Taguig, from any and all liability for any damages (including direct, special, consequential, exemplary or indirect damages), loss or injury of any kind, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, arising from or in connection with the Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017 Pageant or any prize won, whether arising out of contract, warranty, negligence, strict liability in tort or otherwise.
  16. Contestants agree that these rules and regulations are subject to interpretation by the organizers of the Mr. and Ms. TUPT 2017.