27th April 2019 – UK Championships

UK Championships Pro/AM  – 27th April 2019

Wintergardens Margate, Kent


Friday 26th 

12:00 – 20:00  Tanning & Registration with Elite Angels (To book your tan click HERE)

20:30 -21:30 – Athletes meeting Q&A  on Facebook with Director Janine Marie – this will be an opportunity to ask any last minute questions ahead of the show.

The Athletes meeting will be done via video and posted on youtube so that athletes can watch at their convenience. (please note that this is new for the April 2019 Show only)

Saturday 27th (Show day)

07:30 onwards – Tanning & Beauty services with the Elite Angels

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

09:30 -10:30 – Registration – All athletes must be at the venue by 09:30am

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 (To view athletes parades from previous shows click Here)

The current estimated finish time is between 21:00-22:00pm. There will be numerous intervals through out the show day.

Please remember this is a live show and for that reason, we are not able to give you the time that a category is on stage. It is suggested friends and family arrive at the start of the show in order to be on time for your category. The running order will be given to you when you register


Weigh-in and Measurements 

Athletes in the Fitness Under and Over 75kg Category will be weighed on Saturday Morning (time to be announced closer to show day)

Athletes in the Bikini Short/Tall or Fitness Short/Tall categories will be measured when they register


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 backstage 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 the venue.

Make sure you book your tan in advance.


Hair & Makeup

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

You will be able to do your own hair and makeup backstage if you chose not to use the services. However, you are not permitted to bring your own makeup artist or hairstylist 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 show will be on sale by the end of February  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.

Back stage passes can be purchased directly from Pure Elite – Back Stage passes 

Transformation, Tattooed, 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 info@pure-elite.com 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 info@pure-elite.com and bring a copy with you on a USB stick in an MP3 format.

Athletes competing in the Tattooed categories, you will be judged on your tattoos through out the day by the appointed tattooed Judge.

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.  (To view athletes parades from previous shows click Here)

The running order for the show will be given to everyone at registration.

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
  • You can enter as many categories as you want to
  • You can compete in other shows and federations (but Pure Elite is the best so why would you)
  • 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

Social Media Packs

Promote to friends, family, clients and potential sponsors that you are taking part in Europes Largest Fitness Model Show by purchasing your Social Media Package. Click here fore more information

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. We are now holding monthly workshops to help you get stage ready.

Check out our limited discounted workshops – click here.


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

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

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 out 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

Pure Elite Official Facebook Page 

Pure Elite Family – Facebook group

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 info@pure-elite.com