All parts of the registration process must be completed in order for bands to be eligible to compete in the Forum Rock On Battle of the Bands competition.
A band is defined as any number of people. Details of all the band members have to be filled in during registration.
All members must sign that they have read and understood the rules and guidelines and terms and conditions pertaining to the event.
Performers registering should be at least 16 years of age and above.
To enter, the registrants must submit their videos by sharing YouTube/ Dropbox links online.
Registrants will receive a confirmation email or phone call when their registration is completed.
Forum Rock On Schedule
Registrations (online & on ground)
Preliminary Rounds Cat 1
Preliminary Rounds Cat 2
Preliminary Rounds Rock
Exchange of registration will not be accepted under any circumstances and once registered the registration is not transferable.
Loss or damage to the registration form will not be entertained.
Latecomers cannot be admitted until a suitable break during the performances.
Only band members listed on the registration form will be admitted on stage.
All bands agree to have their name, voice, and/or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without compensation or rights to royalties for such use
On the day of performance, band members must be dressed in clothing free from obscenities. This is a family oriented event and therefore only activities suitable for families will be permitted.
Band name and lyrics of performance songs should not contain any obscenities if possible.
Judges can deduct points for any use of obscenities not necessary.
The entire performance must be violence-free and suitable for families.
If a band incites moshing or any other sort of violence in the crowd, the band will be immediately disqualified and the performance will be stopped.
The use of any illegal substances will not be tolerated. If any band member is suspected to be under the influence of an illegal substance, the entire band will be disqualified and the proper authorities will be notified. In addition, any band member under the age of 21 who is suspected of alcohol use will also be grounds for disqualification.
All band members are required to be present at least 30 minutes prior to performance time to check in with the coordinator. If all band members are not present and ready to set up for performance 15 minutes before going on stage, the band will be disqualified.
All participants are required to be courteous and respectful toward other participating musicians
All bands must bring their own equipment such as drums, guitars, amps, etc and the mall shall only provide a good functional sound system
Band members are responsible for the security of their equipment.
Each band will be given the opportunity to play 3 songs.
All songs must be original or cover songs or songs by other artists.
There will be a strict time limit of 15 minutes for each band on stage. Each band has to plan its songs accordingly and no more than 15 minutes is allowed for all the 3 songs.
Each band will be given 15 minutes to set up and 15 minutes to break down their equipment.
While one band is playing, the next band may start getting ready to set up in the background. However, the other bands must not be disruptive so that the band on stage can be the focus of the judges and the crowd.
Bands may not use pre-recorded sound material. All bands must play live.
Who can register for Forum Rock On?
A group with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 members can register for Forum Rock On.
What are the genres for Forum Rock On?
Its an Open category contest any genre is accepted.
What is the last date to submit entries for each genre?
Tuesday, 4th Feb 2020.
What is the entry fee for each run category?
There is no registration fee for participation in Forum Rock On.
Can I register on the day of the event?
No. Requests for registration will not be entertained post closure of registration date i.e. 4th Feb 2020
What is the minimum age eligibility for participation in Forum Rock On?
Participants must be at least 16 years of age to be eligible for Forum Rock On. There is no maximum age limit.
How will my entry acceptance be intimated to me?
Every participant registering online will receive participation confirmation via an e-mail.
Can I fill a single application form on behalf of all the members of the group participating in the event?
Yes. One person can fill a single registration form on behalf of all the members of the group participating in the event. The name, age and contact number of all the members must be mentioned in the registration form.
On what grounds can my entry be rejected or declared invalid?
Your entry can be rejected on any of the grounds listed below.
Incomplete form submitted
Waiver not signed
More than one application received from the same applicant
Any other relevant reason.
What is the performance duration for solo participants/groups?
Prelims- 15 minutes for performance and 10 minutes for set-up
Finale- 15 minutes for performance and 10 minutes for set-up
Can I change the genre once I have registered?
No. Requests for change in the genre will not be entertained post-registration.
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We collect information from you when you register on our site or fill out a form
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Prizes & Judging Criteria
Prizes & Judging Criteria
Prize Categories: One winner will be selected from each genre by the Contest Judges and is entitled to a prize worth 1 lac each.
Category 1 Winning Band gets Rs. 1 Lac worth prize
Category 2 Winning Band gets Rs. 1 Lac worth prize
*All taxes levied by the government will be deducted from the above-mentioned prize money.
*Additional prizes may be added in the future.
The judging system is designed to keep the contest open to all skill levels and song choices while keeping the event fair and competitive.
There are categories on which each band will be judged and scored. Each judge will be given a scoring sheet for the band.
At the end of each performance, the total number of points a band receives from each judge will be added together with the other judges to reach the band's final score.
In the event of a tie, there will be a tie-breaker in which each band in the tie will have an opportunity to play one song of their choice. The judges will be instructed to disregard the previous scores for those bands in question and start a new scoring sheet.
Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
Forum Mall reserves the right to refuse admission to any persons whose conduct is disorderly or unbecoming.
Forum Mall may add, withdraw or substitute artists and/or vary advertised programs, event times, seating arrangements and audience capacity without prior notice.
Forum Mall may use the participant's image or likeness in any live or recorded video display, photograph or picture.
Forum Mall may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the event due to adverse weather, dangerous situations, or any other causes beyond its reasonable control.
The participants agree to submit to any search for any prohibited items including but not limited to weapons, controlled, dangerous and illegal substances and recording devices.
The participant voluntarily assumes all risk and danger incidental to the event whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual event, including any death, personal injury, loss, damage or liability.
Any complaints regarding the event will be directed to and dealt with by the Forum Mall.
Winners will be required to produce the following details and documents: valid name, e-mail address, phone number, PAN Card/ Aadhar Card at the time of receiving the prize for verification.
All prices are subject to Indian Tax laws and compliance with the prevailing laws and regulations. Any tax liability arising from the prize won shall be borne by the winner alone.
By participating in the Contest, each Participant acknowledges and agrees to the all terms and conditions herein and all related terms and conditions governing this contest.
For the above mentioned, the information is correct at the time of printing and subject to change without any form of prior notice.
Map & Directions
Map & Directions
The Forum Sujana Mall Plot No S-16, Survey No 1009, KPHB, 6th Phase, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072
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