Non-competitive Model Experience Day
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7th &  8th October 2023 

Village Hotel, Manchester, Ashton

Pamir Drive, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL7 0LY

Admission to AMOTY 2023 is a standard entry price of £30 or (£15 early bird).

The entry fee, includes access to the competition (photo-shoot & catwalk).  


This covers the administrative cost of processing your application.

Payment is required upon submitting the application form. 

Please note: this fee does not cover the cost of your stay in the Hotel or participating in any of the social eventsIt is optional to stay at the Village Hotel and it is not mandatory to attend the social events. 


Booking your overnight stay(s) should be booked directly through the hotel, A discount code with booking info will be emailed to you once this becomes available.

The entrants fee includes your entry to both the photo-shoot and catwalk.


If you have family or friends that wish to see you on the catwalk, or attend any of the social events with you they will require tickets for entry. These will become available closer to the event.



Staying at the hotel is not mandatory, you can choose to visit for the days on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday or find your own accommodation. 

Booking your accommodation should be done through the Village Hotel Website.

A discount code for booking your stay at the hotel will be emailed to you as soon as this becomes available to us. 

You can stay at the Village Hotel Ashton (Main Venue) or Village Hotel Hyde (10/15 min drive from main venue)

Staying at the hotel is not mandatory. 

For the best weekend experience, we recommend staying at the Village Hotel Ashton.

To enhance your weekend Model House experience, you can choose an optional upgrade. 

You don't need an upgrade to take part in the contest. 

Weekend pass upgrades will be available soon.


*Upgrades are not entry to the 2023 contest, before purchasing an upgrade you should complete the application form.

Please do not purchase an upgrade until you have paid your entry fee via the application form. 

Weekend Pass Upgrade - Available soon:


Commemorative AMOTYville Model House wrist band

Limited edition AMOTYville Model House Lanyard

10 digital photos from your photo-shoot 

*Photos ready within 13 weeks

Access to drinks reception 

Access to live bands:

Line up TBC 

Influencer Meet & Greet
Line up TBC 

Individual day passes will be available for each day event to purchase at the venue for £25 per day

*A £1.50 Transaction fee is applied to cover our PayPal fees. Tickets are collected at the venue upon arrival



7pm - 11pm: Ballroom of  the undead

Drinks Reception

& optional photo-shoot

*Weekend Pass Required


Time TBC: Competitive Photo-Shoot

Time TBC:  Traders Market

  Time TBC: Influencer Meet & Greet

*Weekend Pass Required

Time TBC: House of Horrors & Rock Night

*Weekend Pass Required

Best dressed prizes to be won


12pm: Contestants to

be ready for catwalk


1pm - 6pm: Competitive Catwalk


8pm - 11pm: Survivors Party

*Weekend pass required


Please note the social events are still a work in progress, details will be added when more information becomes available


*Timings are subject to change

Due to the limited availability and exclusive nature of the event, under no circumstances will we issue a refund if you can no longer attend or simply change your mind. Entry cannot be re-sold.

If you become unwell, test positive for COVID-19 or have to self isolate, you should let us know that you're no longer able to attend. Your application will be retained for a future date. Refunds on the entry fee will not be permitted in these circumstances. 

Alternative Model of the Year does not accept any responsibility of changes to our event that are beyond our control. 

Photos: Refunds on photos will not be permitted after the event has taken place. This is because we waste no time in getting your images ready. A great deal of admin and editing time goes in to producing images. Once you have received the images, we will not be able to go back and alter these. 

Changes to influencers and bands: We make every effort to ensure the line-up for the meet and greet and live acts will still be in place when the event can finally go ahead, any changes to these are simply beyond our control. Suitable alternatives will be booked should the current line-up change. If you are not satisfied  with the changes, we kindly ask that you outline this in an email to us, you may be eligible for a partial refund on the upgrade.