Constellation World Network (and all our Contests) is open to solo musicians, artists, singers, beginners, and masters of other arts (as well as ensembles) of all ages, nationalities, and countries.
Judges of Constellation World Network Contests are not allowed to judge their students and family members in the Contests.
If an applicant is under 18 years old, the application form must be signed (endorsed) by a parent or guardian of the applicant (parent or guardian first & last name, e-mail, phone, and confirmation in the application form).
II. HOW TO APPLY
To apply for the Contest participants must submit materials required on the web page of the Contest. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that the submitted material/s is complete and playable.
Recording materials must be labeled.
If you are applying in multiple repertoire categories, each entry will be considered as a separate entry. For each entry, the separate application form must be completed online and each application form must be accompanied by a separate application fee payment.
The applicant may submit several pieces in each repertoire category and may also enter the same pieces in more than one category unless it is required otherwise by the Contest application rules.
Participants may apply to as many Contests as they want.
No changes of repertoire are allowed after the application is submitted.
All entries become the sole property of Constellation World Network and will not be returned to the applicant for any reason. Entries must be received no later than the Contest Deadline. Constellation World Network is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, stolen, incomplete, or misappropriated entries.
Neither the Constellation World Network Contests is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, stolen, incomplete, or misappropriated entries. The Organizational Committee nor the panel of judges associated with the competition gives any feedback or critique to entrants. No communication or correspondence is guaranteed to be exchanged with applicants except with those selected as Winners.
III. APPLICATION FEE
The application fees for each of the Constellation World Network Contests are provided on the Contests’ web pages.
Constellation World Network reserves the right to increase the Application Fees for applications after the Contest Deadline if it extends an application period.
All Application Fees are non-refundable.
IV. REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS
The repertoire requirements are specified on the respective Contest web page.
Music, songs, or costumes that are not considered appropriate for performance due to content, by the panel of judges, will be disqualified.
V. CONTEST RESULTS
Contest results will be published on the respective Contest web page on the date announced for the specific Contest.
The monetary prize may be awarded by the Contest based on the majority vote of the judges. Constellation World Network reserves the right to overrule the judges’ decision and/or do not award the monetary prize entirely. The number of prize recipients in each season is subject to change. In the case of multiple prize recipients, the advertised prize will be shared among the recipients. The prize will be sent electronically to the winner(s) after all the results are announced.
VI. INDEMNIFICATION BY THE APPLICANT
By entering the Contest, an applicant releases and holds Constellation World Network harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Award, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or in any Award-related activity. The applicant agrees to fully indemnify Constellation World Network from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.
VII. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Constellation World Network assumes no responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected, or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies, or any release, or for any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware, or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of audition materials. Constellation World Network is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the administration of the Contest.
Constellation World Network assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, audition materials.
Constellation World Network is not responsible for any problems, failures, or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing.
Constellation World Network is not responsible for any injury or damage to the entrant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any Prize. Constellation World Network assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of the Constellation World Network, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest and/or the Contest Website.
There will be no transfer and substitution of Awards, including Cash Awards, Prizes, Plaques, etc., except as necessary due to availability in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. All federal, and local taxes, and customs fees, when applicable, are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
Constellation World Network is not responsible and will not pay any winners’ taxes or customs fees.
By participating in each and any of the Constellation World Network Contests, each participant agrees to be bound by the Constellation World Network Contest Terms and Conditions and specific Contest Rules, as amended, which are posted on this page and the Contest web-pages. Participant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Constellation World Network Contests, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
The Constellation World Network reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any applicant found to be: (a) violating the Constellation World Network Terms and Conditions and Contest Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Constellation World Network Website; (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or these Terms and Conditions or guidelines of Constellation World Network Contest; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONSTELLATION WORLD NETWORK WEBSITE OR ANY RELATED WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONSTELLATION WORLD NETWORK CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CONSTELLATION WORLD NETWORK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Winners must at all times behave appropriately when taking part in the Recital and observe the Contest Rules and any other Constellation World Network Policies Rules or Regulations in force at the Halls, studios, and/or other locations. The Constellation World Network reserves the right to remove from the Hall, studio, or other premises or location, any Winner and/or a person (-s) accompanying the Winner who breaks such rules and/or fails to behave appropriately and to disqualify such Winner.
IX. PRIVACY / USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
By participating in the Contest, an applicant:
- grants to Constellation World Network the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address (“Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winner;
- grants to Constellation World Network the right to use his/her Personal Information, including but not limited to the name of the applicant(s) and his/her teacher(s) and accompanist(s), the program performed for the application, the country of residence, the link to the video recording, place earned at the Contest, the instrument, competition, and age category, other information provided by the applicant, for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
Constellation World Network advertises and promotes the creative work of participants in creative contests. For this, Constellation World Network publishes photos of the contestants, photos, audio, and video recordings of creative works. These materials are published solely to represent talent to a wider Internet audience.
By participating in the contest, participants automatically waive the right to any material (financial) remuneration for the publication and distribution of their competitive creative works, including music and music videos, on the Internet, if Constellation World Network does this in order to popularize the participants.
XI. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans, and representations are owned by Constellation World Network and/or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of Constellation World Network is strictly prohibited.
All Applicants retain all ownership and intellectual rights to all original pieces. Constellation World Network does not have any intellectual rights to any piece (-s) submitted.
XII. CHANGES AND TERMINATION
Constellation World Network reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or to modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or the Terms and Conditions in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.
These are the official Constellation World Network Terms and Conditions. The Terms and Conditions are subject to applicable Ukrainian laws and regulations. The Terms and Conditions and Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable Ukrainian laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Constellation World Network. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of the Constellation World Network Terms and Conditions or the rights and obligations as between the applicant and the Constellation World Network in connection with any Constellation World Network Contests shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Ukraine, including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision herein.
XIV. LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including but not limited to the Contest application form, TV, print, or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail, govern and control.
XV. APPLICANT’S REPRESENTATIONS
By entering the Contest, an applicant represents individually or in case of an ensemble, jointly, that he/she/they have read these Terms and Conditions and the Contest Rules and consent to the Terms and Conditions and Contest Rules.