Wet T-shirt Contest Rubric
by Melissa Chiasson
What is the style of contestant’s t-shirt?
- crop top
- baseball tee
- long-sleeve turtleneck
Threadcount of t-shirt is approximately…
Is t-shirt properly hemmed? If not, ask contestant whether he or she has access to a qualified tailor.
When contestant pours water over t-shirt, shirt looks
Upon inspection, how wet is contestant’s t-shirt?
- Very wet
- Reasonably damp
- Bone dry
Has contestant competed before in the same t-shirt? If so, rate durability of t-shirt on scale of 1-10.
Overall impression of t-shirt quality, including water retention during chest shake, is
- Below par
Contestant’s motivation appears to be
- Showcase the fine craftsmanship of his or her t-shirt
- Celebrate the diversity of t-shirt styles
- Bring attention to the issue of poor t-shirt construction
- Engage in a shallow display of human sexuality that defiles the wholesome spirit of wet t-shirt contests