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NATIONAL POSTURE INSTITUTE'S 2012 INTERNATIONAL PERFECT POSTURE PERSON OF THE YEAR™ COMPETITION

In an effort to spread awareness about posture and body alignment, the National Posture Institute has established the month of July as International Posture Awareness Month!  In addition, NPI will be conducting a search to award one individual with the title of NPI’s 2012 International Perfect Posture Person of the Year!

2012 Contest Recipient will be Awarded:

  • The title:  NPI’s 2012 International Perfect Posture Person of the Year
  • Access to either our Online NPI Certified Posture Specialist Program or our Online NPI Public Posture Program
  • An NPI Posture Grid with Grommets
  • Highlighted in an upcoming NPI Newsletter, Facebook and Twitter!
  • FREE registration to the SCW Conference in Atlanta, GA

Contest Details

  • Contestants can be from the United States or from countries around the world 
  • Contestant Submission begins February 1, 2012
  • Deadline Submission of July 1, 2012
  • Top 5 will be announced between July 1-15, 2012, with the winner being announced by July 31st.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Submit Video following Instructions (See Below)
  • If submission instructions are not followed, submission will not be accepted
  • Winner will be determined by the Voting Public and Judges Vote from July 1-15 from the TOP 5 Candidates:
    • 1/3 Public Vote
    • 2/3 Judges Vote, NPI’s International Perfect Posture Judges
  • By submitting a video to NPI you agree to the rules and regulations outlined on this page, in addition to those found by CLICKING HERE.

Submission Instructions

  • Record 2-3 Minute Video
  • Video should be uploaded to Youtube or comparable video upload system.  and email us the link to your video with your First and Last Name at:  contest@npionline.org  
  • Clothing to be worn should be tight fitting (Example: clothing made of Spandex material) and revealing of joint structures (Shoulders, Knees, Ankles)
    • Men
      • Top:  Either a Tank Top, Sleeveless T-Shirt, or Shirtless
      • Bottom:  Shorts that are no longer than mid-thigh
    • Women
      • Top:  Either a Tank Top, Sleeveless T-Shirt, or Sports Bra
      • Bottom:  Shorts that are no longer than mid-thigh
  • Examples what not to wear - Sweatshirt/Baggy Shirts/Long shorts/pants
  • No footwear and socks.
  • Video must show entire body head to toe.
  • Must stand in a relaxed position - Do not try to fix/correct your posture for the video; we will be able to tell!
  • Record 15 seconds of each view:
    • 1-Anterior (Front)
    • 2-Posterior (Back)
    • 3-Lateral (Right)
    • 4-Lateral (Left).
  • Questions to answer in the video:
    • What was your motivation to want to incorporate posture into your life?
    • What do you to do incorporate/maintain your posture throughout the day and in your life?

How Winner is Chosen

The winner will be chosen based off the following criteria:

  • Overall Posture, based off an analysis of the Anterior, Posterior and both Lateral Views
  • Muscular balance and skeletal alignment
  • How well they maintain posture during their video
  • How they answer the two questions above and incorporate Posture into their lives

 

A word from the Executive Director

 

Questions? 

Contact us at:  contest@npionline.org or call 574-849-1281 to speak with a representative. 

 

 

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