I.Host and Organizer
Host: Chinese Wushu Association
Organizer: China Interactive Sports Technology Invention Co., Ltd.
Taijiquan practitioners and enthusiasts from China, Latin American and Caribbean States
III.Time and Date of Entry and Competition
Online Registration and Video Uploading: 00:00 March 15 to 24:00 March 30, 2021
Online Voting: 00:00 April 1 to 24:00 April 20, 2021
Offline Judging: April 21 to 26, 2021
Appeal: Prior to 24:00 April 27, 2021
Results Announcement: April 28 to 30, 2021
1.New Standardized Routines(Without Degree of Difficulty)
V.Grouping and Age Categories
1.The competition has Domestic Group and International Group
Group A: 11 Years of Age and under (born on January 1, 2020 and after)
Group B: 12 to 17 Years of Age (born between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2009)
Group C: 18 to 39 Years of Age (born between January 1, 1982 and December 31, 2003)
Group D: 40 to 59 Years of Age (born between January 1, 1962 and December 31, 1981)
Group E: 60 Years of Age and above (born on December 31, 1961 and before)
1.The uploaded video for competition must be the participant’s solo performance of Compulsory or Traditional routines of Taijiquan or Taijijian. Other video shall not be judged.
2.Viewers may vote for the videos via the official website of Chinese Wushu Association, Apps or WeChat Official Account. Each viewer (IP Address) may only vote once for each video per day. The domestic viewers may only vote via WeChat Official Account.
3.All the videos that passed the Eligibility Check shall be judged offline.
4.The offline judging shall be subject to the relevant provisions of the 2019 Edition of Traditional Wushu Competition Rules and Judging Methods(Trial) approved by International Wushu Federation.
5.Routine Duration Limits:
For New Standardized Routines, time duration is between 3 to 4 minutes in total.
For 32 Forms Taijijian and 42 Forms Taijijian, time duration is between 3 to 6 minutes in total.
For Compulsory Routines and Traditional Taijiquan Routines, time duration is between 5 to 6 minutes in total.
6.Deductions by the Head Judge
When equal scores occur, the participant with more online votes gets the higher place.
VII.Placing and Awards
1.Placing and awards is conducted separately for the Domestic Group and the International Group.
2.Participants by grouping and gender, according to offline judging results, are ranked for 1st Prize (awarded to 20% of the participants), 2nd Prize (awarded to 30% of the participants), 3rd Prize (awarded to 50% of the participants). For the calculation of the placing, the final digit is rounded off. Each prize recipient will receive a digital certificate.
3.‘Viewers’ choice’ Award. Participants by grouping and gender, according to online voting results, are ranked for 1st Prize (awarded to 20% of the participants), 2nd Prize (awarded to 30% of the participants), 3rd Prize (awarded to 50% of the participants). For the calculation of the placing, the final digit is rounded off. Each prize recipient will receive a digital certificate.
4.For both the domestic and international groups, a ‘Viewers’ Top Choice’ award (digital certificate) will be presented to the participants with most votes.
5.The final result and placing list will be released at the website of Chinese Wushu Association in a timely manner. The 1st prize winner’s video will be displayed at the website of Chinese Wushu Association.
6.The participant may log on the official website of the competition to download and print out the digital certificate.
VIII.Technical Officials and Jury of Appeal
Technical officials will be invited to conduct offline judging and Appeal. The selection and duties of the technical officials and member of the Jury is subject to the Rules.
IX.Appeal and Ruling
a.Each team has the right to appeal at most 5 times within the competition.
b.Criteria and Content: Appeals may only be lodged with regards to deductions by the Head Judge, including:
c.Procedure and Requirements: If a team(NF) objects to the deduction on their athlete, the team must lodge an online appeal before 24:00 April 27, 2021(Beijing Time), together with an appeal fee of US$200. Each appeal may only address one issue.
a.The Jury of Appeal shall receive team’s appeal and make decisions in a timely manner. If the basis of the appeal is ruled legitimate the result will be altered, and the appeal fee will be refunded; if the basis for the appeal is ruled as illegitimate, the original result will be upheld, and the appeal fee will not be refunded.
b.Each team must accept the ruling of the Jury of Appeals as final.
c.A written notice of the ruling will be issued to the team that has lodged the appeal.
3.If a team(NF) has objection against the issues of their athlete’s ‘Viewers’ Choice’ award, please call the service hotline (008610-67141577 or 008610-67158866-612) or send an email to email@example.com . When verified, the result may be altered.
The international participant shall submit entry through his/her national federation. The federation shall upload the participant’s video after verification on the eligibility and content in accordance with the Regulations.
The participating federation may submit entry via the official website of Chinese Wushu Association, Apps or WeChat Official Account, the details may be found in the Instructions for the Participation of China-Latin American and Caribbean States Taijiquan Online Competition. Individual submission of Entry will not be accepted.
a.The required information has to be completed in order to upload the video; otherwise the registration cannot be completed.
b.The time duration of the video shall be within 6 minutes, and the video shall be shot horizontally and the file shall be in format of MP4 or MOV, less than 300MB. The frames and graphics shall be clear and stable.
c.The video shall contain three major parts: a pre-performance palm and fist salute, a complete routine with commence and conclusion stance, a post-performance palm and fist salute.
d.The athlete’s attire shall be clean and elegant, in line with Taijiquan characteristics.
e.Any content that violates social morality, relevant laws in any form, including but not limited to images, pictures, icons, banners, slogans, words, sound, etc., or advertising in the video is prohibited.
1.This competition requires no entry fees.
2.The Chinese Wushu Association is responsible for supervision and administration in the competition and has the right to disqualify any participant that violates relevant rules and regulations.
3.Any fraud in entry, uploading video, or the content of the uploaded video does not conform to the event settings or the requirements, will lead to disqualification.
4.The participant’s account involved with voting fraud will be banned.
5.The participant’s performance and video shooting shall abide by the local government’s policies and regulations on the epidemic prevention and control, based on the premise of safety.
6.The power of interpretation of the Regulations rests solely with the Chinese Wushu Association.
7.Any uncovered matter is subject to further notice.