RULES FOR ONLINE ROUND

ELIGIBILITY

  • Anyone interested in K-pop.
  • No age restriction.
  • Korean Nationalities not allowed to enter.
  • Previous Gold prize winning teams are not allowed to enter.
  • Participants from previous years' gold prize winning teams are not allowed to enter.

GENERAL

  • Entries will not be accepted after 25th May, 2016 11:59 pm (IST).
  • Videos containing any obscene/provocative/inappropriate contents will be automatically disqualified.
  • Any entry apart from K-POP will not be entertained.
  • Participants should apply only to the region they are currently based in/ nearest to.
  • Names of all the members should be clearly mentioned in the registration form.
  • Direct point of contact provided in the registration form should be active with communication.
  • In case of exceptional talents in any region, the guest judge will have the authority to issue a wild card.
  • The number of members cannot be changed and members cannot be replaced under any circumstances.
  • In case of any invalid/misinformation or not fulfilling the criteria of the registration form will lead to disqualification.
  • The songs performed must remain the same for all rounds and cannot be changed under any circumstances

VOCAL

  • The number of vocalists can vary within 1-4 only.
  • The K-pop Song should be covered at least 90% and 10% can be freestyle.
  • Studio recording is not allowed.
  • Merging of only 2 songs is allowed.
  • Editing of videos in any form is not allowed.
  • The maximum duration of the song allowed is 5 minutes.
  • The number of back up dancers must not exceed 2.
  • The video's sound quality should be good.
  • Vocals should be audible.

DANCE

  • Minimum number of members should be 4.
  • Maximum number of members should be 8.
  • The K-pop Dance should be covered at least 90% and 10% can be freestyle.
  • Merging of only 2 songs is allowed.
  • Dancers’ faces must be clearly visible in the video.
  • The maximum duration of the song allowed is 5 minutes.
  • Video quality should be good.
  • Editing of videos in any form is not allowed.

ONLINE SELECTION CRITERIA

Only 10 participants from each Zone will be selected (5 Singers + 5 dance team members)

VOCAL

  • Voice Ability - 60%
  • Expression and pronunciation - 20%
  • Stage Charisma - 20%

DANCE

  • Choreography (Composition, Uniformity) - 40%
  • Technique - 30%
  • Stage Charisma - 30%

RULES FOR REGIONAL AND FINAL ROUND

GENERAL

  • In case of exceptional talents in any region, the guest judge will have the authority to issue a wild card.
  • The number of members cannot be changed under any circumstances.
  • The songs performed must remain the same for all rounds and cannot be changed under any circumstances

VOCAL

  • Song should be covered 90% at least and 10% can be freestyle.
  • Song must remain the same as the uploaded video.
  • The maximum duration of the song allowed is 5 minutes.
  • The number of vocalists must remain the same as uploaded video.
  • The number of back up dancers must not exceed 2.
  • A surprise element should last only 20 seconds and can only be done in the final round.

DANCE

  • Dance should be covered 90% and 10% can be freestyle.
  • Song must remain the same as the uploaded video.
  • The maximum duration of the song allowed is 5 minutes.
  • The number of dancers must remain the same as uploaded video.
  • A surprise element should last only 20 seconds and can only be done in the final round.

REGIONAL & FINAL SELECTION CRITERIA

VOCAL

  • Voice Ability - 60%
  • Expression and pronunciation - 20%
  • Stage Charisma - 20%

DANCE

  • Choreography (Composition, Uniformity) - 40%
  • Technique - 30%
  • Stage Charisma - 30%