FAQ

 

The Basics

 

 
 
 

When is it?

SI Swimsuit On Location is scheduled from 10am to 6pm on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11.

Where is it?

SI Swimsuit On Location will take place at Ice Palace Studios in Miami, located at 1400 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136.

Who should attend?

SI Swimsuit On Location is for anyone who has ever seen the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Whether you’ve been reading it for 40 years or just this year, there’s something for you at this event. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 
 

Travel

 

 
 
 

What airport should I fly into?

The closest airport is Miami International Airport (MIA).

How do I get to Ice Palace?

From the north:

From I-95 S take exit 2D toward I-395/Miami Beach. Use the middle lane to continue on Exit 2B and follow signs for US-1/Biscayne Blvd/Arenas/Pac. Continue on NE 2nd Ave. Drive to NE 14th St. Property is on the corner N Miami Ave and NW 14th St.

From the south:

From I-95 take exit 2B for NW 2nd St toward Arenas. Continue on NW 3rd Ave. Slight right to stay on NW 3rd Ave. Turn right onto NW 14th St.

Is there parking?

Limited parking will be available nearby. We encourage you to carpool or take public transportation or a rideshare service.

 
 

Ticketing

 

 
 
 

What’s the difference between GA and VIP tickets?

GA ticket holders get access to the main SI Swimsuit On Location experience and will be able to attend panels and bonus activities on a first come, first served basis.

VIP tickets include a VIP line for fast-tracked entry to On Location, early sign-ups for panels and bonus activities, and access to the VIP Secret Garden. 

All ticket holders also receive a copy of the 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

What’s your return policy?

All ticket sales are final. We do not offer refunds or exchanges.

 
 

On Site

 

 
 
 

Will this event be filmed, photographed or recorded?

Yes, SI Swimsuit On Location will be photographed, filmed, and recorded by or on behalf of Sports Illustrated (“SI”). By entering the venue you volunteer and irrevocably grant SI the right to photograph and film your image and record your voice, and to own, use and authorize others to do the same forever in any manner and in any medium, worldwide, including, without limitation, in SI programming and other sponsored programming and the promotion thereof. 

You acknowledge that you are at least 18 years of age. If you are under the age of 18, you represent that you have obtained your parent’s/guardian's consent to enter this area and be bound by the terms set forth herein.

Is there a dress code?

We want to make sure you look and feel your best at SI Swimsuit On Location. There's no specific dress code, but keep in mind the event is open to all members of the public and within an air-conditioned space. SI Swimsuit On Location is a safe and welcoming space to anyone who wishes to attend.

Are there gender-neutral restrooms?

Yes! You’ll find them outside by the food trucks.

Is it wheelchair accessible?

Yes! We want everyone to have a great time. The majority of the On Location experience is wheelchair accessible. For questions about specific accommodations, please reach out to help@swimsuitonlocation.com and we’d be happy to help.

Will there be food and drinks available?

Yes! We’ll have local food trucks on site with food and drinks available for purchase.

Is smoking allowed?

SI Swimsuit On Location and Ice Palace are smoke-free environments.

What can I bring with me?

Guests are discouraged from bringing backpacks or other large bags. All guests will be screened and bags will be inspected for prohibited items at the entrance.

Other Prohibited Items:
Weapons of any kind, including firearms and knives
Ice chests, coolers of any kind or size
Outside food and beverage, including alcohol
Professional cameras or recording equipment

 
 

MODEL SEARCH

 

 
 
 

What is Model Search?

Model Search is our open casting call. Enter for your chance to be featured in the 2020 SI Swimsuit issue.

How can I enter?

You have three opportunities to participate in this year’s open casting:

#1
Join us at SI Swimsuit On Location, happening May 10-11 at:

Ice Palace Studios
400 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136

#2
Submit a video on Instagram — submissions open May 27.

#3
Come to our annual open casting call during Miami Swim Week in July.

Why should I come to the Model Search Casting Call Experience at On Location?

This is your very first opportunity to get a leg up for this year’s casting. You’ll get a chance to meet with SI Swimsuit editors and models and receive advice on how to stand out in this year's #SISwimSearch. Each day at On Location, we’ll invite a lucky few to experience some bonus on-site surprises — plus those chosen will progress straight to Round #2 of our open casting in July.

When is the Model Search Casting Call Experience taking place at On Location?

Friday, May 10 from 10:30am - 2:30pm ET and Saturday, May 11 from 11:30am - 2:30pm ET.

Do I need to buy a ticket to participate in Model Search?

The Casting Call is free and open to everyone eligible to work in the US, aged 18+. However, if you would like to join us for tips, tricks and loads of behind-the-scenes fun at SI Swimsuit On Location, you will need a valid ticket.

Do I have to be over 18 to participate in Model Search?

Yes, you must be 18+ to participate.

Do I need to bring or wear anything special?

Just be you! Wear what makes you feel confident and beautiful.

I have more questions about Model Search!

You can find more info about the whole process here.

 
 

Work with us

 

 
 
 

My company would like to sponsor the event and/or donate product. How do I get in touch?

Amazing! Send a note to partnerships@swimsuitonlocation.com

 
 

Press

 

 
 
 

Who do I talk to about press opportunities?

Inquires should be directed to Sevan Kalayjian at Full Picture: skalayjian@fullpic.com

 
 

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I’ve got a question that’s not on here!

For all other questions, send a note to help@swimsuitonlocation.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

 
 
 
 
 
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