RULES & REGULATIONS

COMPETITION SIGN-UP

1. Competition sign-up commences from August 3rd, 2021. Competition form must be competed and submitted to the form that will be given. Due date is on 14th August 2021.

2. Unless otherwise stated, acceptance into the competition is based on first come, first served basis.

3. Most competitions limit the number of contestants or entries. Once this limit is reached, the competition is automatically closed. 

ONLINE READINESS

1. It is the sole responsibility of the contestants to ensure that:

a) They have access to a stable, speedy WIFI and adequate data plan.

b) Good working condition devices with both camera and microphone functioning well. These devices should be either connected to an electricity supply or fully charged.

c) They are in a quiet environment free of intrusion or disturbance from others.

SPIRIT OF COMPETITION

1. GOOD SPORTMANSHIP

Display of good sportsmanship throughout the competition is essential.

2. RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL HARMONY

Contestants MUST respect the religions and people of Malaysia or other countries.

Props and costumes used must NOT contain any religious motifs, verses, personalities, icons or elements as well as any racial and sexist remarks or bias.

3. FAMILY VALUES

Language, gestures, costumes and props used must be appropriate for family viewing.

RESULTS AND AWARDS

Decision of the judges is FINAL. The judges of the respective competitions may also exercise its sole discretion to make or withhold an award.

RIGHTS OF THE ORGANIZERS

The organizers reserve the right to: –

a) Cancel the competition should the number of contestants/ entrants fell below the desired number;

b) Postpone the competition or change its time schedule without prior notice and consultation;

c) Revise, add or delete any of the rules and regulations of the competition without prior notice; and

d) Make final decision on any disputes arising from the competition. In exercising the above rights, the organizers are not liable for any arising losses, damages and/or inconveniences suffered by any parties.

DISQUALIFICATION

Contestants or entrants will be disqualified if they: –

a) Contravene any of the common rules or the respective rules and regulations of the competition;

b) Misconduct (as interpreted by the organizers);

c) Cause injury to people and damages to properties; and

d) Commit a fraud (eg falsifying information etc) Disqualified contestants or entrants will NOT receive any certification of participant and may be barred from participation in the following year.

LIABILITIES

The organizer assume no liability for personal injury or loss of property suffered by any parties during the competition as well as any fines imposed for noncompliance of COVID-19’s SOPs by any contestants or competing teams.

Accompanying teachers, parents, guardians or their appointees are fully responsible for the safety and welfare of the minor(s) under their charge.

GRANT PRIZES

They are subjected to the sponsor’s rules and regulations. Failing to comply with them would result in the withdrawal of the grant. In such event, prize winners have no right to claim compensation whatsoever from the organizer.

DISQUALIFICATION

Contestants or entrants will be disqualified if they: –

a) Contravene any of the common rules or the respective rules and regulations of the competition;

b) Misconduct (as interpreted by the organizers);

c) Cause injury to people and damages to properties; and

d) Commit a fraud (eg falsifying information etc) Disqualified contestants or entrants will NOT receive any certification of participant and may be barred from participation in the following year.

LIABILITIES

The organizer assume no liability for personal injury or loss of property suffered by any parties during the competition as well as any fines imposed for noncompliance of COVID-19’s SOPs by any contestants or competing teams.

Accompanying teachers, parents, guardians or their appointees are fully responsible for the safety and welfare of the minor(s) under their charge.

GRANT PRIZES

They are subjected to the sponsor’s rules and regulations. Failing to comply with them would result in the withdrawal of the grant. In such event, prize winners have no right to claim compensation whatsoever from the organizer.

COPYRIGHT

The organizer have the copyright to all photos and videos taken at the competitions and may use them in whatever media or forms for the purpose of reporting and publicizing not only the competition and festival

but also the organizer, as well as for educational and research purposes.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

It is the duty of the contestants to ensure that their works, costumes, dance routines, music, etc do not infringe the copyright(s) or trademark(s) of the third parties. The organizers shall not be a party to any such

arising disputes.

ENQUIRIES

For competition enquiries, please contact our customer service at +6016 881 1048 (Team Cakap Jepun)

SOPs ON COVID-19

In compliance with the strict COVID-19’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) issued by the Majlis Keselamatan Negara (https://www.mkn.gov.my/), there should be no physical contacts or interactions among contestants as well as with the management of the competition.

Hence,

1. Contestants are to submit their entries/works online;

2. Should the submission include a video recording, the video shooting

a) Must be held within the contestants’ home or house compound;
b) Must be taken by the contestants themselves or by a family member/friend living in the same house with them.

3. Contestants, competing live on video conferencing platform like ZOOM call, must: –

a) Not be in the same physical room with any other team member(s);
b) Switch on their screen at all times, unless instructed to do otherwise;
c) Wear face mask if using facilities outside their homes such as school, library, etc.

4. Contestants are to follow the latest SOPs issued by MKN from time to time and to seek exemption from the organizers should they be unable to fulfil certain rule(s) of the competition due to these latest developments.

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