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Competition Rules and Guidelines

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General Competition Rules and Guidelines 

The competition is announced in three categories:

  • The competition rounds are open for the public.

  • The prize winners are required to play at the Award Ceremony.

  • The program will be established by the Jury.

  • The order of passage can be modified by the decision of the Jury - for organisation / program reasons.

  • In the case of illness, confirmed by the local medical service, the competitor may be permitted to delay his/her performance until the end of the round.

  • The Jury has the right to determine the number of prizes and the amount of money awarded to the winners, within the allocated amount.

  • According to the regulations of the National Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw, the scores will be public after the jury and the administrators completed their works and will be posted on the sachopinpiano.com website when possible.

  • The Jury is international. The decisions are definitive and non-debatable.

  • In justified cases, the organizers have the right to make decisions, which are unchallengeable and unchangeable.

  • For the three categories, the competition is preceded by an audition round, based on evaluation of the YouTube recordings sent along with the application documents.

  • The audition round is followed by the Semi-final and the Final round.

  • The competition is open for the public.

  • According to the committee’s decision, the selected participants will be informed no later than the 10th of July.

Terms of application: 

      

Enter online in 4 easy steps

  • Step 1 - Upload your audition video to YouTube

  • Step 2 - Pay your entry fee

  • Step 3 - Complete your online entry form

  • Step 4 - Send us an email

The required information:

  • Copy of the identification card or passport (name, citizenship, date of birth).

  • Short professional biography.

  • Copy of bank recipes about the transfer with paying for the extra bank charges.

  • Electronic photo or two paper-based photos.

 

NOTE: All of the above to be emailed to entry@sachopinpiano.com using the entrant's name and surname as the subject line


The foundation bank account:

Open Call Industries Pty Ltd

Standard Bank Fourways Crossing

Branch code: 009953

Account number 421442921

Swift Code SBZAZAJJ

 

Email proof of payment to entry@sachopinpiano.com (If EFT payment method was used)

Reference: Participants Name & Surname

 

Online payment option available via PayPal, please visit this page to make your payment.

 

General:

 

  • Incomplete or wrongly filled documents will be ignored and not be refundable. 

  • Application for the competition signifies irrevocable acceptance of the rules.

  • The prize winners are obliged to perform during the award ceremony and other related concerts/events without any fee.

  • The participant accepts that all photos, video, radio and television recordings taken during all the events of the competition are owned by Open Call Industries Pty Ltd, for taking and using them no fees are required. 

  • Additional expenses related to the competition (travel costs, accommodation, meals) shall be borne by the participant.

  • The competitor takes care of accommodation booking. 

 

Entry deadline:​

  • Deadline of Audition round (YouTube link):  30 June 2020.

  • Deadline of the Audition round results 10 July 2020.

 

We wish the participants and their teachers successful preparation and good health.

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