RULEBOOK

1. GENERAL RULES

  • To register for any of our events, use the following link

        https://www.townscript.com/o/COEPImpressions

  • The participant shall be held responsible for any wrong information entered during registration.

  • Requests for registration fee refunds will not be entertained.

  • Participants are not permitted to:

    • Use political, religious, or controversial depictions in their submissions.

    • Use abusive language, obscene or revealing costumes

    • Use unoriginal submissions, failing which, they will be disqualified.

  • Impressions reserves the right to disqualify any artwork due to non-compliance with rules.

  • No submissions will be accepted after the deadline of the event.

  • Judges' collective decisions will be final and binding. No queries pertaining to the same will be entertained.

  • Impressions does not intend for any copyright claims on the artwork. The winners’ artwork, if posted on the social media handles of Impressions, will provide due credit to the creators.

  • The decisions of the organizing committee will be final and binding under all circumstances.

  • The organizing committee reserves the right to postpone, cancel or alter details for any event at any point of time.

  • In case of any difficulties, contact the organizers on the number(s) provided on the official posters or through the official website.

  • Important announcements and updates related to the events will be released on the website and the Impressions Instagram page. It is advised to follow our Instagram page and check the website for updates regularly.

2. SORCERER SUPREME

Structure

  • Team Size: Solo

  • Entry Fees: INR 100

  • Prize Money: 

  • Types of magic allowed: Illusion, Stage Magic, Close-up Magic, Mentalism


 

Eliminations

  • Participants have to register via the Townscript link provided.

  • Participants have to upload a 1 - 3 minutes performance video on a submission link which will be sent after registration.

  • Participants have to submit their videos before IST 11:59 pm, 26 OCTOBER, 2021.

 

Finals 

  • The participants that qualify for the finals round will be informed of the same via email.

  • The finals round will be conducted on 30th/31st October.

  • As finalists have to perform live, they would require a stable internet connection, power backup, a laptop or a desktop setup, a good webcam and microphone for the performance.

  • Finalists have to perform a new magic routine than what they did in the Eliminations round.

  • Duration of the act: 2 - 5 minutes

  • Participants will be judged based on technical skill, showmanship, entertainment value, artistic impression, originality, and magic atmosphere.

 

Rules 

  • Age limit: 16+

  • Video must be clear, shot in one continuous recording, with no edits, transition effects, filters of any kind.

  • Participants must create a new video for this competition. No previously recorded stage performances will be accepted.

  • Any acts involving digital effects, editing, video manipulation, etc are not allowed.

  • Only one video entry per registration will be accepted.

  • File name during submission should be “Name_SorcererSupreme”.

  • The Judge, as well as Impressions, reserves the right to disqualify any artwork due to inappropriateness of content, or concerns regarding copyright infringement in the original work, in any round.

  • Impressions reserves the right to reject or move an entry to another category as it deems appropriate.

  • Submit on the this link : https://forms.gle/ushJ8gCbiWQbSsGw7

3. GRAPHIX

Structure  

  • Team size: Solo

  • Entry Fees: INR 70

 

Eliminations

  • Participants have to register via the Townscript link provided.

  • Participants must submit their artwork on the official Impressions website by IST 11:59 PM, 27th October 2021.

  • Participants must submit their artwork on a submission link which will be sent after registration.

 

Finals

  • The final round would be a ‘Live Interaction with Judge’ round, which shall be live-streamed on the 30th/31st of October 2021.

  • In the ‘Live interaction with Judge’ round, finalists are expected to present their artwork to the judge and discuss their creative process.

  • Specific details regarding the Live final round would be conveyed to the finalists.

 

Themes

The themes are Pop-Culture oriented, and the participants are expected to choose one of the two:

  1. Reimagine a Poster: Add a twist to your everyday product advertisement posters!

  2. Character Illustrations: Create a digital artwork of your favorite superhero characters!

Please check the post related to Graphix on the Impressions Instagram page for more details regarding the themes listed above.

 

Rules

 

  1. There is no age criteria for this competition.

  2. All entries are expected to be in digital form and not hand-drawn.

  3. Submissions only in (.png, .svg, .jpeg) format are accepted.

  4. File name during submission should be Name_ThemeName_Graphix”.

  5. Only one entry per theme is allowed. 

  6. All designing software are allowed. The software name and version are to be mentioned during submission.

  7. The artwork must be compatible with the theme chosen during submission. 

4 . MEME-GALA

Structure  

  • Team size: Solo

  • Entry Fees: INR 20

 

Rules

  • Participants have to register via the Townscript link provided.

  • Participants must submit their memes on the official Impressions website by IST 11:59 PM, 27th October 2021.

  • Participants must submit their artwork on a submission link which will be sent after registration.

  • The primary language of the Meme and related images, captions, or contextual dialogues can be either Hindi or English.

  • A maximum of 3 memes can be submitted under a single registration.

  • Plagiarism will result in disqualification.

  • The audience will determine the humour and appropriateness of the meme through common voting on the Impressions website. 

  • The participants whose memes get the most number of votes by the audience will be declared the winners.

  • The voting results will be declared during the events of Pop Culture Fiesta.

  • Memes containing offensive, obscene, or misrepresentative content will be disqualified from the competition. There will be no entertaining queries regarding disqualification of entries on the above grounds.

  • The participant must ensure that the images used in the meme are available for reuse without any copyright infringement.

5 . COSPLAY

Structure

  • Team size: Solo

  • Entry fees: INR 100

Eliminations

  • Participants have to register via the Townscript link provided.

  • Participants must submit their costume photos or videos or presentation on the official Impressions website by IST 11:59 PM, 27th October 2021.

  • Participants should submit their work on the submission link which will be sent after registration.

Finals

  • This will be an interview round based on the costumes in the elimination round.

Rules

  1. All participants must be 16 years or older.

  2. The contest is open to characters from published works; movies, TV shows, comic books, cartoons, video games, and card games.

  3. Participants are expected to send in media submissions in the form of videos (1 to 3 minutes), pictures, a slideshow that displays their costumes. 

  4. Detailed photos and videos showcasing the important elements of your costume are welcome.

  5. Take photos/videos in an environment that makes sense for your costume.

  6. All costumes must be appropriate for all audiences. Body-paint costumes and nudity in any sense are strictly not allowed. 

  7. If the costume showcased in the submitted entry is inappropriate and doesn’t meet our standards of regulation, Team Impressions has the authority to disqualify that submission.

  8. Judges will ask questions regarding the character a participant is dressed as, the process of costume design, and other questions regarding the submission. Participants are not expected to answer these questions from the character's point of view.

  9. Submissions will be judged based on originality of concept, execution, and the questionnaire round.

  10. The People's Choice winner will be selected by the poll which will be conducted. Votes will be given by the audience watching the live event.

Contacts

Anway :  +91 77739 91943

Vaidehi : +91 95452 78677

Manav :  +91 70307 35175