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The Men’s Health Cover Guy competition is our annual search for the ultimate role model for South African men. This year, we’ve teamed up with Clere For Men to comb the country for the man who deserves to be on our cover.

We’re looking for a guy who is the full package. You need to look the part, so don’t send us your pics before you’ve put in the sweat. But we’re also looking for someone who inspires other guys to live a better, stronger, healthier and happier life.

We’re looking for a guy who embodies the Men’s Health brand, just like our finalists did in 2017.

Have you got your copy of the November issue yet? Massive shout out to our Cover Guy Top 10! Swipe 👉to check out their hard work on set at the cover shoot. Looking formidable, gents! Cover guy 2017 is presented by @versace_official 👊🏽#mhcoverguy #mhcoverguy17 #covermodel #muscle #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnessmodel

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Being on the cover of South Africa’s biggest lifestyle magazine for men has launched careers and changed lives. If you think you’ve got what it takes, what are you waiting for? Upload your photos, details and motivation here.

How The 2018 Competition Will Work

This year, we’re doing things a little differently.

You have until 31 August 2018 to submit your entries.

After entries close, our panel of judges at Men’s Health HQ will select the top 20.

On 5 September, voting for the top 20 will open. So if you are one of the lucky finalists, get to work on your social media channels! It’s up to your friends, family and followers to get you into the Top 5 by voting for you. They can vote up to 100 times per day until midnight on Wednesday 19 September when all voting will close.

The top 5, based on your votes will be flown to a professional photo shoot at a location to be revealed closer to the time.

The Top 5 finalists will feature in our November issue, where you can get to know a bit more about them.

Our judges will pick a winner based on the results of the Top 5 photo shoot, to appear on the cover of our December 2018 magazine!

So get entering and good luck. We can’t wait to see your entries!

T&Cs apply, obviously, so check them out here.

This could be you:

Congratulations to @j_smithsa and @bun2muchhigher who are joint winners of Cover Guy 2017! You guys are absolutely rocking our November cover – props to all your hard work and for being role models in your communities! Cover Guy 2017 is presented by @versace_official 💪🏽

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