Entries for Mr. Gay South AfricaTM 2012/2013 have opened, the winner of which will represent South Africa in August 2013 in Antwerp, Belgium at Mr Gay World 2013. Mr. Gay World 2013 will form part of the cultural programme at the 2013 worldOutgames.
Kukkuk said further that the competition is also a great deal of fun and the experiences the finalists will have will stay with them forever. Each finalist automatically wins a break-away week from 2 to 6 Dec at a five star venue and for the Grand Finale weekend of 7 and 8 December in Pretoria.
All finalists will win and receive lots of prizes from sponsors as well as individual prizes such as Model of the Year and prizes for the top five. The total prize value last year exceeded R300 000. Finalists will also be flown to Joburg Pride during the first weekend of October as well as the break away week and to the Grand Finale in Pretoria on 8 Dec. They will be staying in luxurious accommodation and be wined and dined.
Candidates for Mr. Gay South AfricaTM 2012/2013 are advised to read the rules and instructions carefully before filling in the entry form, as national judging are done on written submissions regarding LGBTI rights questions on the entry form as well as their photos.
Regional finals will also be conducted later in the year in Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria and in Mpumalanga.
Fifteen finalists will be announced at the annual auction dinner on the evening before Joburg Pride on 6 October and will be introduced to the crowds at Pride the next day.
View the entry form on www.mrgsa.co.za for the rules and instructions.