Mario Make Me a Model Semi-Finalists Face Off On The Runway

Celebrity Judges to Select Five Finalists for Model Makeover, Photo Shoot and Runway Show


Tuesday, July 24th
9:30 a.m.
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington
Preston Bradley Hall


  • Women and men 16 and older are eligible to apply
  • No prior modeling experience is required to enter
  • Individuals with current representation are ineligible

All Mario, Make Me a Model finalists will receive a makeover from Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas, runway instruction by Factor Women, and personal training with Fitness Formula Clubs. They will appear in a 15 second commercial on CBS2 Chicago; take part in a photo shoot with photographer Matt Ferguson; and walk in a major runway show with professional models, in addition to other prizes. The winner will receive a five-night Apple Vacations trip for two to the all-inclusive Riu Palace Las Americas in Mexico; roundtrip limousine transportation to/from Chicago O’Hare for the trip; $500 in COSE cosmetics from Mario Tricoci, a one-year membership to Fitness Formula Clubs, and more. All of the finalists will also be considered for a modeling contract with Factor Women.