GASCA2022Percussion Competition
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Percussion Competition (47th)
$480.00$380.00

  The 47th competition events:
Deadline for registration: 2023-12-18
Deadline for uploading: 2023-12-19
Result announcement date: 2024-1-4 6pm

Competition category: Children, Junior, Youth & Open Group  (Click here for details of the grouping)
Eligible percussion instruments: percussion: jazz drum, bass drum, xylophone, marimba, celesta, etc.
Repertoire requirement: A piece of the participant’s own choice
Competition Option: Individual or group
Performance time limit: Unlimited
Steps to Enroll: Pay the entry fee on this website → Receive confirmation of registration via email → Upload the work to the designated website 

This event is an online competition through video recordings, contestants only need to upload the video file.
The entry fee does not include the fees for medals/trophies.
All groups and schools are welcome to sign up.

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With one simple click, the electronic certificate can be downloaded in PDF format on the Result Announcement Date

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Competition rules: 
  • Contestants are welcome to use their videos and works from other competitions, but the videos must be recorded after 2023 January 1.
  • Contestants are recommended to memorize the piece, but it is not mandatory.
  • No editing, special effects, or computer editing production are allowed for the recording.
  • Contestants must clearly record the appearance and hand performance of the contestants. If the judge fails to confirm whether the performance is performed by the contestants in person, the organizer reserves the right to request the contestants to resubmit the clips or disqualify them from the competition.
  • Contestants are not allowed to use foul language or make any obscene or indecent behavior during the competition.
  • Contestants are strictly prohibited from falsely reporting their age. If the contestant's registration qualifications are found to be inconsistent with the true age, the contestants will be disqualified and no refund for the entry fee will be offered.

Video and format requirements:

Try to keep the camera device fixed, avoid shaking or moving.
It is recommended that the contestants follow an appropriate dress code.


Scoring criteria:

The judge will give the scores based on the following criteria:
Technique (25%)
-Technical requirements to complete the repertoire
-Control the instrument effectively
-Intonation is well handled, notes are in tune
Musical sense (25%)
-The sense of rhythm is adequate, the tempo is appropriate and stable
-Awareness and mastery of the hierarchy and overall sense of music
-Achieve effective blending, contrast, and balance
Personal Style (25%)
-Personal style, rich performance
-Unique and special , stand out from the peer
-Clearly and vividly reflect the characteristics and style of the performer
Charm of Performance (25%)
-Full performance and emotional engagement from start to finish
-The music is persuasive, highlighting the emotions of the performer
-Performance awareness and control ability on the stage
-The expression of emotion in the performance, which touches the audience through overall performance

Competition category:

Children - Group A

2020年1月1日至2020年12月31日期間出生

Children - Group B

2019年1月1日至2019年12月31日期間出生

Children - Group C

Born between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018

Junior - Group D

2016年1月1日至2017年12月31日期間出生

Junior - Group E

Born between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015

Junior - Group F

Born between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2013

Youth - Group G

2009年1月1日至2011年12月31日期間出生

Youth - Group H

2006年1月1日至2008年12月31日期間出生

Open - Group J

Born on or before December 2005, 12


Awards:

  • Champion, First runner-up and Second runner-up (one each):Winners will receive an e-certificate and eligible to apply for a trophy.
  • Distinction Award (85 points or above):Awarded to contestants with distinction performance, winners will receive an e-certificate and eligible to apply for a medal..
  • Outstanding Award (70 points or above):Contestants who have achieved outstanding performance will receive a certificate and eligible to apply for a medal.
  • Asia Instructor Award for Active Participation (Silver Award):Instructors who invite five students to participate in each group of competitions will receive an e-certificate, eligible to apply for a trophy and USD30/HKD250/JPY3800 cash reward.
  • Asia Instructor Award for Active Participation (Gold Award):Instructors who invite ten students to participate in each group of competitions will receive an e-certificate, eligible to apply for a trophy and USD65/HKD500/JPY7600 cash reward.
  • Asia Outstanding Instructor Award:Awarded to the instructors whose student won the championship, first runner-up and second runner-up, the instructor will receive an e-certificate and eligible to apply for a trophy.
  • Asia Outstanding Education Award:The school/education center invites ten or more students to participate in each group of competitions and will receive a certificate and a trophy (the school/education center needs to submit the award application form).
  • Participation Award:All contestants will be issued an e-participation certificate.
  • If the judges believe that the contestants in this group have not reached the award-winning level, no award ranking and prizes for that ranking will be awarded.
  • All contestants will receive e-certificates by email. Champion, First runner up and second runner up winners can apply for the tailor-made trophy with their name printed on it with a fee of USD40/HKD300/JPY4600. Distinction and Outstanding Award winners are eligible to apply for the tailor-made medal with their name printed on it with a fee of USD40/HKD300/JPY4600. The rest of the winners may upgrade their e-certificate to hard copy (paper) certificate at USD15/HKD120/JPY1800. Shipping fee would be charged separately according to the local postal fee or international postal fee. It is highly advised that contestants shall consider the production time required before applying for any of the above extra services.

** Contestants must fill in the name, email and phone number of the tutor/institution/school or education center for confirmation when registering; the name of the tutor/institution/school or education center will not be added after the results are announced.

Other conditions :

  • Entries must not contain obscene, violent, pornographic, slanderous, unhealthy, insulting elements, or any content that is controversial and inappropriate.
  • The organizer reserves the right to reject entries that are inappropriate, irrelevant to the theme of the competition, or submitted in the incorrect format.
  • Entries cannot contain commercial or political promotion elements.
  • If a contestant is disqualified, the entry fee will not be refunded.
  • Application of minor contestants must obtain the consent of their parents or legal guardians to register for the competition and submit entries through their parents or guardians.
  • Contestants are strictly prohibited from falsely reporting their age. If the contestant's registration qualifications are found to be inconsistent with the true age, the contestants will be disqualified and no refund for the entry fee will be offered.
  • Contestants (including parents and teachers of minor contestants) must understand and agree to the rules and regulations of this competition. If a contestant violates any competition rules, the organizer and the judging committee have the right to disqualify their enrollment.
  • The organizer reserves the right of final interpretation of the general rules and regulations of the competition. If there is any dispute about this event, the organizer's ruling shall be the final ruling, and no one may object. In case of any discrepancy between the meanings of any translated versions, the Chinese language version shall prevail.