CFG and Renaissance held a press conference this week to announce their qipao conference.

2011 HOLIDAY PARTY’s Qipao Modeling Contest Presented by Renaissance Economic Development Corporation

Prizes: 1st Place - $1000 cash and $500 gift certificate to CFG Boutique and a free photoshoot in CFG Boutique’s catalog. 2nd Place - $500 cash and $250 gift certificate to CFG Boutique. 3rd Place - $300 cash and $150 gift certificate to CFG Boutique.

Rules and Regulations

1. All contestants must be at least 18 years of age. 2. Last day to register is November 6th, 2011 by 11:59 pm EST. 3. After registration, the first 50 contestants will be scheduled for a photoshoot with our professional photographers. Resulting photos will be used for the preliminary round hosted online. 4. Qipaos will be provided by CFG Boutique for the photoshoot. (Hair and make-up services are not covered during the preliminary stage). 5. The Top 10 Finalists from the preliminary round will be decided through popular voting via the internet. 6. Last day to vote for the finalists online will be December 7th, 2011 at 11:59 pm EST. 7. In the event of a tie, CFG Boutique will have the tie-breaking vote. 8. All finalists will receive 2 free tickets for themselves and one guest to the December 16th Holiday Celebration. (A $150 value.) 9. For the Final Round on December 16th, the qipao, hair and make-up services will be sponsored by the event for all Finalists. 10. The Final Round will consist of a catwalk for each contestant. 11. Final Round voting will be decided by popular votes from event attendees. 12. In the event of a tie during the final round, CFG Boutique will have the tie-breaking vote. 13. Contestants must register and submit a $20 entrance fee. * After 50 participants are registered, registration will close and all subsequent applications will be returned along with entrance fees.

* Staff of Renaissance Economic Development Corp. and affiliates are excluded from participating.