Show Day Information

Below is information that you will need to know if you are competing at the Pure Elite UK Championships in 2018

Please take the time to read the below information and revisit when you need to.

UK CHAMPIONSHIPS – 28th April 2018

Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent


Friday 27th 

12:00 – 17:45 – Tanning with Elite Angels (tanning slots will be appointed)

17:45- 18:15 – Registration

18:15 – 19:15 – Athletes meeting

19:15 -20:30 – Last set of tanning slots with Elite Angels

Saturday 28th

07:30 – 14:00 – Tanning with the Elite Angels

08:30 – 12:00 – Beauty services with Elite Angels

10:00 – All athletes to be at the venue

10:00-11:00 – Tattoo Judging – Athletes in the Tattooed category will have the body are pre assessed.

10:30 -11:30 – Meet and greet with World Champions Joshua-Blue Majury and Zoey Wright – at the Pure Elite Stand

11:00 – Doors open to spectators

11:45 – All athletes to be back stage to begin line up for the athletes parade

12:00 – Show starts with athletes parade

This show often finishes late in the evening, the current estimated finish time is around 10pm. There will be numerous intervals through out the show day. Please remember this is a live show.


Athletes Meeting & Registration –  Friday 27th April, Winter Gardens Margate.

Registration for this show is held on Friday the 27th April. We suggest those of you that need to book the day off work to do so as soon as possible. Registration is mandatory, this is where you come and collect your badge for show day and we register you as being present to compete. Failure to register will mean your information is removed from the show day information, resulting in you not being able to compete.

Athletes who have their tan booked with the Elite Angels will be given their own time to come to the venue on the Friday to receive their tan, register for the show and collect their badge. This will be emailed to you ahead of the show.

Athletes who are not booked with the Elite Angels will need to come to the venue between 17:45 – 18:00 to register.

Weigh-in and Measurements 

Athletes in the Fitness Under and Over 75kg Category will be weighed when they register.

Athletes in the Bikini Short/Tall or Fitness Short/Tall categories will be measured at registration.


You will receive your first round of tan on Friday, and your second round of tan on Saturday. This is the industry standard.

The Elite Angels are the official tanning company for all Pure Elite shows, they will be the only tanning company  allowed back stage access to any of our shows. Athletes who book with the Elite Angels will receive a time slot for the Friday to come and receive their first round of tan, register for the show and receive their badge number.

Please note you will not be able to self tan at the venue or bring your own personal tanner to tan you at the venue.

Make sure you book your tan in advance.


Hair & Makeup

The Elite Angels are the official beauty provider for Pure Elite shows.

We have made more slots available, if you require a slot please contact

You will be able to do your own hair and makeup back stage if you chose not to use the service. However, you are not permitted to bring your own makeup artist or hairstylist back stage to the venue.

Tickets & back stage passes

There is nothing better than having your friends and family come and cheer you on while you are on stage.

Tickets for the April show are now on sale and can be purchased directly from the venue. Be sure to buy them in advance to make sure you get seats closer to the stage. Purchase Tickets.

Back stage passes are now sold out

Transformation, Routines and Age categories

If you are competing in an age category be sure to bring your ID with you to registration.

If you are competing in the Transformation category your “before you got fit” photo needs to be sent to within 2 weeks of you signing up to compete.

If you are taking part in a category that requires you to perform a 60-second routine to music you need to send your music in an MP3 format to and bring a copy with you on a USB stick in an MP3 format.


Show day run down

The show will start at 12:00 with an athletes parade, this means all the athletes walk on stage to greet the audience and have a group photo.

The running order for the show will be given to everyone at the athletes meeting

We are unable to give you exact times of when categories will be on stage but will be able to give you a rough indication through out the day.

For a full show day run down before the show, be sure to check out our Facebook Lives with Director Janine Marie. To make sure you don’t miss them go and like the Pure Elite Facebook page to ensue you receive our live notifications.

Things to know

  • No one can go back stage unless they are a member of team Pure Elite, a registered athlete or a Back Stage Pass holder
  • If you miss registration you will not be able to compete and you will not be refunded
  • After the 7 day refund period you cannot receive a refund or transfer to another show
  • You can enter as many categories as you want
  • You can compete in other shows and federations
  • You can leave the backstage area anytime you like to see friends and family, please make sure you are fully clothed.
  • Dream Tan is banned by the venue and if you use it you will be asked to leave
  • Categories are only split if the number of athletes is deemed to warrant a split
  • Pro categories can be merged if there is less than 10 people per category
  • Judges cannot judge a category where they have a client that has paid them in anyway. That could be for advice, coaching plans or personal training. The judge must sit out that category

Other Useful Information 

Helpful videos

Link to all helpful videos coming soon

Banners and Squares

If you would like your own Banner and Square to promote to your Friends, Family & Fans that you are competing, then email a high resolution photo of your self. Banners and Squares are £15 and upon receiving photos a a payment link will be emailed to you.

Posing & Posing Camps

Posing and stage presence accounts for 50% of your mark at a Fitness Model show. You should be practicing your posing as often as you train. It helps to get a Stage Coach to make sure you are hitting your poses and show casing the most confident you.

We have an official posing class on the 17th Feb in London don’t miss out! Book your space now 


Matt Marsh is the official stage photographer for Pure Elite. You can book your stage photos in advance by contacting matt directly at

You can also book your photos on show day at registration.

Prep coach

We suggest getting your self a prep coach when competing. A good coach will be able to help you with your nutrition and training. They will be able to keep you motivated and accountable to your goals. Check our our list of Recommended prep coaches.

Stage Wear

Gentlemen you need to wear posing shorts/swimming shorts, check out your category information for a photo of what is desired. You can purchase your shorts from Pure Elite, Pure Elite Shorts.

Ladies you need to wear a two piece bikini, check our your Category and criteria information for photos of what is required or speak to one of our bikini sponsors. Ladies in the Figure Category need to wear a figure suit.


This is a great way to get more information about the show, especially if you are a first time competitor or it’s your first time competing with Pure Elite. In the lead up to the show we hold live Q&A’s with Director Janine Marie. This is a chance to gain any further clarification on any questions you may have. Please go and like the Pure Elite Facebook page to ensure you are notified of when we go live.

So you have decided to compete

Please read this article for ten top tips on how to get ready for show day.

Pure Elite Social Media

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PureEliteComp – Official Instagram Page

PureEliteSelfie – Selfie page where we share photos of our athletes

Pure Elite TV – Youtube


If you have any other questions please email