This time K-POP contest during UniCon 2019 will be hold within separate blocks on the main stage, as well as there will be other activities dedicated to K-POP!
In this competition pre-registered dancers and dance teams will compete with performances they have prepared at home (just like before).
What’s new in the rules:
- A new online application form.
- New prize categories (see below for more info!).
- Our email address is still active, so feel free to ask questions and make changes!
Please register by doing the following:
1) Correctly fill in the online application form.
2)A link to a good quality photo of the dancers you are portraying. If you are making costumes accurate to the original source, please choose a photo with those costumes in it.
3) A mp3 music file for your number, with correct length (1, 2 or 3 min).
4) A video recording of your rehearsal (can be done on your phone).
5) Upon submitting the application, you will get an automatic confirmation. Within a week of that you will also get a confirmation letter from our coordinators.
Participants will compete in the following categories:
SOLO - 1 person. Max performance length = 1 minute
DUO - 2 people. Max performance length = 2 minutes
GROUP - 3-18 people. Max performance length = 3 minutes
- Your performance has to be a K-pop or any other stylistically similar Asian based dance, with K-pop or any other stylistically similar music;
- We will accept no more than 60 performances;
- No age restrictions;
- Maximum allowed number of people on stage at any given moment is 18;
- Time restrictions for solo = 1 min, duo = 2 min, group = 3 min;
- Even though the costumes do not play the main role in this contest, dance teams who made costumes accurate to the reference images will get extra points;
- Homework contest participants are eligible for a discounted ticket (can be purchased on the door).
The awards for K-pop Homework contest will be held at the UniCon 2019 Awards ceremony.
Best Solo - 3 places
Best Duo - 3 places
Best Group dance - 3 places
Best Boy dance - 1 place
Best Girl dance - 1 place
Most Romantic dance - 1 place
Most Energetic dance - 1 place
Most Charismatic dance - 1 place
The deadline for applications is Sunday 21.07.2019 23:59.
By submitting your application, you agree to follow these rules fully, as well as the UniCon Cosplay Ethics code (can be found here). By sending an application you also agree to us processing your personal data with compliance to GDPR regulation, for the purpose of managing the competition and compiling statistics. Your personal data will never be misused or given to any third parties. Your submission may be revoked without prior notice at the discretion of the administration.
Please also read the following information.
The coordinators will not allow a participant to take part in the competition, if:
- They break the event rules;
- They break the laws of The Republic of Latvia;
- They are under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
- Any alcohol or narcotic substances are found in their possession;
- They behave in a disrespectful and/or provocative manner towards other participants or administration;
- They deliberately damage other participants’ costumes or props;
- They damage furniture, equipment or decorations of the event;
- Their performance contains excessive aggression, calls to violence, pornography or profanity.
A participant may also be banned from further cosplay and k-pop competitions at UniCon and WinterCon events for a duration, at the administration’s discretion.
Also, the administration has the right to exclude a participant from the cosplay and k-pop competitions without prior notice or explanation.