Competition Rules

♪ Participation Eligibility 3-17 years.
♪ Participants to be divided into 5 Divisions: 3-5, 6-8, 9-11,12-14 and 15-17 years
♪ Performance must showcase Vocal &/or Instrumental. Not limited to any  language or genre
♪ Solo performances only. No duet or group performances
♪ Duration time of each Performance not to exceed 3 minutes
♪ Pre-registration required. Registration fee of INR 500
♪ The Registration Fee is Non-Refundable
♪ Registration Fee to be paid online. You will receive an automated Confirmation Receipt
♪ Please carry your Confirmation Receipt and original ID proof to present at the Event Registration Desk
♪ The system will ensure there are no multiple registrations by the same Contestant
♪ All Participants must be able to walk on stage and perform immediately
♪ Time will be allocated for Set-Up Time and Sound Checks.
♪ Performance Material for Semi Finals & Finals only: All Contestants who will be singing to a music track (on CD or Pen Drive Only) and are required to provide their own CD or Pen Drive The background audio CD and/or Pen Drive provided must not contain any lead vocals.
♪ Please make sure the CD and/or Pen Drive is labeled properly with the name of the Contestant, original Artist’s name and track title. Bring a back-up copy of each CD and/or Pen Drive
♪ Check-in with authorized staff/give staff your CD and/or Pen Drive and let them know what you are doing
♪ Talent Hunt is not responsible for any CD and/or Pen Drive which is not picked up following the performance
♪ In the use of electronic Keyboard, no pre programmed music is allowed. The Contestant must create all sound live on stage
♪ Contestants are responsible for bringing and setting up their own equipments
♪ Talent Hunt and the Event Coordinators are not responsible if equipments don’t work during the performance
♪ Talent Hunt will not provide any instruments
♪ No IPods, IPads or any type of phones will be allowed during your performance
♪ Performance must be family oriented and in good taste
♪ There will be a panel of judges. The panel will judge all performances based on Vocal /Instrumental Clarity, Originality, Enthusiasm, Professionalism and Stage Presence
♪ All decisions by the Judges will be FINAL
♪ Score Sheets are the property of Talent Hunt
♪ Disqualification: The Talent Hunt Committee reserves the right to disqualify and/or exclude any participant from the competition if any of the rules and regulations are not met. We also reserve the right to change the rules and procedures at any time if circumstances require us to do so. Participants will also be disqualified if any incorrect information is provided during registration or if during the performance it is deemed a non-family performance
♪ We reserve the right to use your name, pictures, audio or video recordings for publicity and other purposes without compensation. All participants and legal guardians agree to not pursue any legal claims against Talent Hunt, Event Sponsors, Organizers and/or anyone associated with this event
♪ All Contestants are required to arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance
♪ Talent Hunt is not responsible for theft/damage or injury of any kind to persons or instruments, props, clothing, etc. during, before or after the performance
♪ By participating, Contestants agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Contest and understand that all judging is final and binding

Judging Criteria

♪ Vocal Clarity
♪ Instrumental Clarity
♪ Originality
♪ Enthusiasm
♪ Professionalism
♪ Stage Presence
♪ Duration of Performance limited to 3 minutes

Tips for young Performers

♪ Focus on the unique ability you already have and improve on it.
♪ Select your song, genre, language that you are comfortable with.
♪ Practice in front of a mirror. Do a mock performance for a group of family and friends. Receive feedback and improve your act.
♪ If you make a mistake during your performance, just keep going. Your audience  is less likely to notice a mistake if you act like nothing happened.
♪ Try and move around the stage a bit, especially if you’re singing
♪   Make eye contact with people in the audience
♪   Be prepared on the day of the talent show.
♪   Perform with passion and attitude.

Schedule

 

3 - 5 yrs

6- 8 yrs

Selections

20 Oct 18

10 am

to

4 pm

Register
 

9 - 11 yrs

Selections

20 Oct 18

10 am

to

4 pm

Register
 

12 -14 yrs

Selections

21 Oct 18

10 am

to

4 pm

Register
 

15-17 yrs

Selections

21 Oct 18

10 am

to

4 pm

Register
 

All Age Groups

Semi Finals

27 Oct 18

10 am

to

4 pm

Register
 

All age Groups

Finals

28 Oct 18

5 pm

to

9 pm

Register

Last date to Register – 18 October 2018

Registration fee Rs. 500 per participant

Entry for all others is free

Register for Talent Hunt - October 2018 Edition