The Conditions of Participation


§ 1. Responsible behavior

The conduct of elections to the organizers, led by MMDU - organization

§ 2. Participation round in the final

An event consists of at least three to six rounds with preliminary competition: The first round takes place, so to speak, with contestants in traditional cultural clothing, the second with their own personal ideas, the third with their own fashion style, the fourth in swimwear and the fifth in evening dress before interview with TOP-placement. After the four or fifth rounds, there will be interviews and then a public coronation. At the beginning of the event, the organizer determines what clothing the coronation will take place in and whether all participants or only the six to ten finalists will take part in the award ceremony. Team stylists (make-up / hair) are usually provided by the organizer. Subject to change

§ 3. Evaluation criteria

The higher evaluation criterion is beauty. But the factors: talent, intelligence, personality, charm and attitude and professionalism are included in the evaluation. The exact breakdown of the key points according to these criteria is decided by the juries.

§ 4. Transfer of exploitation rights

The contestants have a selection of MMDU that fully inform the organizer of all rights of use. Of the submitted photos and / or in connection with the respective national titles is the property of MMDU in image, text, sound, radio, television and video recordings. The participants do not mention the sections of the Copyright Law of the Universal Copyright Convention, revised in Paris, the Convention on the Protection of Artists of 29 October 1971 to protect the production of phonograms against unauthorized duplication of phonograms Convention on the dissemination of satellite communications transmitted program-side signals. the respective additional protocols and the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community. This includes copyright in relation to such works, fine art and photography. The contestants waives financial compensation.

§ 5. Jury

The composition of the jury is decided by the organizers under the direction of MMDU-organization

It consists of final elections of prominent personalities and deaf people from sports, music, film, politics and television as well as former Miss and Mister winners.

§ 6. The contestants and duties

Only those who participate in the final election of the MMDU 16-35 age can take part (If no one from any country has applied to us, there are no age restrictions). Acts should not exist or have been published. Exceptions may exist. The beauty contest, provided the photos belong to an editorial or photo folder. To check the possibility of participation, we can send the relevant photos.

Here the candidates must be unmarried (exceptionally married, but on waiting list) and 1 child, but no stretch marks. In addition, the contestants must master the international sign language. A false statement leads to the direct exclusion and the exclusion of a final. Each contestant clearly understands that they is valid in MMDU winner or vice title may not participate in other events or elections of a competitor forever. In this case they will automatically lose the MMDU title and may have a one-time fine of $1000 to pay the MMDU-organization.

All contestants, even if they lose, may not participate in all other beauty contests (can on request).

Anyone who drops out or cancels at the last minute (1 month before the start of the event) will be charged a $1000 fine.

The arrival and departure of the MMDU elections is optional. Before and during the event, participants must follow the organizer's instructions on time and reliably. Participants should be able to physically manage abroad. They should have a pleasant and clean appearance. Only the organizer decides about admission to international competitions.

§ 7. Fees, allowances, expenses

A fee for participation in MMDU elections as a member, you have to pay a one-time MMDU process and regsitration fee  of $50 - $100. Changes with deposit and fees reserved in different countries.

Refreshments after the program, accommodation costs and all programs of the tour (travel expenses, entrance fees for museums, etc.) are covered by the organizer and sponsors.

You will have to pay for the flight ticket yourself or your national organization will cover the flight costs.

§ 8. The contestants

The contestants hereby declare that after winning the title they have no exclusive rights to the MMDU and the winners. Media, press, TV, photos, etc. please ask the organizer first. Participants agree to accept these terms and conditions. All participants from the MMDU should accept and sign a verbal or written contract in the application form with signature.

§ 9. Term of office, duties and holidays

The term of a winner is a maximum of one year, but ends with the next election of the next / next year or for ever.

During the term of office the winner or vice wants to participate in international competitions as ambassador, juror etc., as far as this is intended by the organizer.

§ 10. Non-competition

Abroad, the participant is named "Miss Deaf Universe" and "Mister Deaf Universe".

During the term and one year after the winners make a final decision for another failure or model. With exceptions, cooperation with other committees.

§ 11. Exclusion, damages, contractual penalty

In the event of violations of these General Terms and Conditions, in particular the provisions of § 10, the organizer / organizers may disqualify. Disqualification will be charged of $250 fine.

In the case of premature termination of the term of office by termination by the executive employees in paragraph 1,

§ 12 applies accordingly.

Each contestants recognizes the binding statutes!