RULES AND REGULATIONS

Tamil Dance Championship (TDC) is organised by members of both Collective Movement & Lemonade Red. Email: tamildancechampionship@gmail.com

1. PARTICIPANTS

1.1  All nationalities are welcome to apply to participate in TDC Online.  See guidelines under section 13 for dancers who are non EU/European citizen.

1.2  All participants must be 18 and over to apply.

1.3  All participants are to enter as SOLOISTS (Solo dancer).

1.4 Participants may represent any dances style they wish at any stage TDC Online, including: Hip-hop, Gaana, Bharathanatyam, Fusion style, Folk styles, Cinematic, Urban and other styles.

2. QUALIFICATION & VOTES

2.1 An online voting system will be used to determine which dancers will get more votes and which dancers qualify to the following rounds after the video submission stage for TDC Online.

2.2  TDC Online Participants who gain the most amount of votes through our online voting system are to qualify to the next round in the battle.

2.3  TDC Online participants must qualify from the final round by gaining majority votes online in order to be invited to the UK.

2.4 TDC team will promote videos battles from our channels and partners to gain awareness of online dance battle & gain votes.

2.5 Alongside the promotion from TDC team, participants are also responsible for sharing video in order to gain votes.

3. ENTRY

3.1  Entry information for the TDC will be available on the following link (www.tamildancechampionship.com).

3.2  Entries will only be accepted in the format available on the website.

3.3  Entry information must be completed correctly as per instructions given on the website. Please read these instructions carefully.

3.4  Information submitted to TDC will be used for all competition documents and promotional material i.e. website, social media, flyers, programme brochure,  certificates etc.

3.5 The participant is responsible for submitting the correct information on the entry form.

4. ENTRY CLOSING DATE

4.1 Entry video applications must be submitted by 22nd November, For details on how to submit your entry video please visit the following link (www.tamildancechampionship.com)

4.2  TDC will not accept any late entries.

5. AUDITION ROUND (TDC Online dance battle)

5.1 Video that represents your chosen dance style & full potential are to be submitted to the following web link: www.tamildancechampionship.com

5.2 Entries may use any music under the guidelines stated in section 12.

5.3 Entry videos must be keep to the time guidelines stated in section 8 (1 minute). Consequences are stated in section 9 (Time penalties)

5.4 Videos that gain majority votes using our online system will proceed to ROUND 1 of TDC Online.

6. ROUND 1 (TDC Online dance battle)

6.1 Participant has to send dance video that follows the set theme for ROUND 1 TDC Online.

6.2 Entries may use any music under the guidelines stated in section 12.

6.3 Entry videos must be keep to the time guidelines stated in section 8 (Time limits). Consequences are stated in section 9 (Time penalties)

6.4 Videos will be pair with contestant at random.

6.5 Videos that gain majority votes using our online system will proceed to ROUND2 of TDC Online.

7. ROUND 2 (Final round of TDC Online dance battle)

7.1 Participant has to send dance video that follows the set theme for ROUND 2 TDC Online.

7.2 Entries may use any music under the guidelines stated in section 12.

7.3 Entry videos must be keep to the time guidelines stated in section 8 (Time limits). Consequences are stated in section 9 (Time penalties)

7.4 Videos will be paired with contestant at random.

7.5 Participants’ video that gain majority votes using our online system will proceed to the LIVE SHOW of TDC in the UK.

8. TIME LIMITS

8.1 Time limits apply to all online dance video submissions.

8.2 Dances must not exceed the time limit but may be shorter.

Submission dance video

1 MINUTES

ROUND 1

1 MINUTE & 30 SECONDS

ROUND 2

1 MINUTES & 30 SECONDS

9. TIME PENALTIES

9.1 Participants whose dance videos that exceed the time limit will be contacted and removed from the online battle.

10. RESTRICTIONS IN PARTICIPATION

10.1 You cannot perform the same dance at more than one round for TDC Final.

10.2  Plagiarism of other dances is not permitted. Action will be taken if a complaint is made.

10.3  Soloists cannot resubmit their dance videos after deadline time and dates.

11. EXCHANGE OF DANCERS / SUBSTITUTE DANCERS

11.1 Participants are responsible for following through to the rounds as far as they may reach independently.

11.2 You cannot exchange/substitute any solo entry dancer at TDC.

12. MUSIC

12.1 Any music may be used in the dance videos for the TDC Online dance battle.

12.2 Music information must be included in the submission area of the website, following link (www.tamildancechampionship .com)

12.3 Music must contain no swearing or offensive language in the online dance battle videos. Please take appropriate action to avoid offensive language within chosen music.

13 COSTUMES

13. NON EU/European participants

13.1 Costs & expenses for overseas participants who reach the finals of TDC Online will be covered.

13.2 Costs will not be covered for anyone other than the participants of TDC Online.

14. LIVE SHOW

14.1 Finalists who reach live show stages will be contacted with further information about the live show happening in the UK.

Other Notes

Please contact (tamildancechampionship@gmail.com) if you have any questions or queries about TDC Online & Live Show. www.TamilDanceChampionship.com