2017 Rules and Information for Bra Contestants

Bra Contestant Registration Form

* Any bra that has straight pins, staples or sharp items on it that might hurt a model will not be allowed in the contest.


This is a "Bra Decorating Contest". To be contender for the calendar all bras must be wearable by our calendar models, must be back closure only, full coverage, padded and store purchased (not hand made) and please avoid heavy push up bras. Bras that do not follow the above stated rules will be on display only but not voted on for a winning place in the calendar. Plastic bra display forms and signage will be provided.

Wearable means "NO STRAIGHT PINS, STAPLES OR ANYTHING THAT COULD PUNCTURE SKIN". If your bra does not comply with the guidelines it will not be allowed to compete for a place as one of the top 12 bras. There will be no exceptions!

  1. Your Bra Decorating theme is an "Glamorous Golden Age of Hollywood" Have Fun! Anything Goes! Bras must have a name!

  2. Entry cost is $30.00 which also includes your name and picture of your bra on the back of the 2018 calendar. A limit of 30 bras will be allowed into the contest so get your form and payment in today!

    Completed forms & payment are due by August 18, 2017.

    Please make checks out to: It's A Breast Thing Non Profit Corporation and send to PO Box 743, East Lansing, MI 48826 or drop off at Salon Savvy 1429 W. Saginaw St. Suite 110 East Lansing 48823. Phone number for Salon Savvy is 517-253-7478 if directions are needed.

  3. Entrants must purchase a 38 C full cup padded bra for decorating and all decorating materials. Every entry must have padded bra cups that are decorated (do not make a sewn top over it) this is not a sewing contest!

  4. ALL Decorated Bras must be finished and delivered to Salon Savvy on or before September 8, 2017!

  5. Voting on the bras is still done by decorators selling votes $1 each and by votes at the It's a Breast Thing Event October 3rd. This event will be held at Eagle Eye Golf Club at 15500 S. Chandler Road just north of East Lansing. The event will be on Tuesday October 3, 2017 from 5pm-8pm with voting taking place from 5pm-6:30pm.

  6. The top 12 vote recipients will be featured in the It's A Breast Thing Calendar for 2018. Calendars will go on sale in November the Monday before Thanksgiving at Salon Savvy. There will be an honorary page on the back of the calendar that will feature all bras. Proceeds from the sale of the calendars will go to It's A Breast Thing Non Profit Corporation to support the needs of women who are in treatment with their out of pocket expenses with breast cancer in our community.

  7. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

  8. The top 12 winning bras may be picked up after the October 16th photo shoot at Salon Savvy 1429 W. Saginaw St. Suite 110 East Lansing. All other bras can be taken the night of the event.

  9. All and anything on bra or with bra goes to the winning bid at event (do not expect to retrieve anything after voting).

    Contestants must attend the evening event. If you have any questions about the bras or the event please call Barb or Suzi at (517) 980-0357.