Rules and Regulations 規則和限制

  • PLANETROX IS A THREE-STEP PROCESS:

    1. Each participating band must register online at planetrox.ca. Each band must send a link to one of their original songs  – send the subscription fee’s payment (25$USD / HKD200 / RMB200 per band, taxes included).  A panel of international industry judges will choose the 5 finalists from the songs submitted.
    2. The 5 finalists will perform at a live Planetrox China Final at a venue (to be confirmed) (in Hong Kong) on May 12th 2018. The voting will be audience (25%) and combined with judges vote (75%) to get a final score. (There will be a panel of industry judges).
    3. The winning band will be invited to perform at one of Canada’s biggest live music events, the Envol et Macadam Festival in Quebec City on September 6th to 8th 2018.

    PLANETROX分為四個階段

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    1. 每隊參與的樂隊必須在5月5日下午5時前(東部標準時間)到planetrox.ca作網上登記,並上傳一首原創歌曲mp3,以及繳 交參賽費用(每隊USD25 / HKD200 / RMB200,包稅)。由國際音樂界專業人仕組成的評審團將從每個參與國家中選出10隊樂隊入圍準決賽。
    2. 入圍準決賽的10隊樂隊需上傳較早前所遞交樂曲之音樂錄像,並接受公眾投票及評審團挑選,以50/50的比重選出5隊樂隊晉身決賽。
    3. 五名決賽樂隊將會於二零一七年七月七日Planetrox中國區(地點有待確認) 現場演出分數將會由觀眾票選 (25%) 及評審票選(75%) 來確定 (現場將會有音樂界專業人士作評審).
    4. 勝出樂隊將獲邀於2018月9日或6月8日參與加拿大最大型現場音樂活動-Envol et Macadam音樂節的演出。

    ELIGIBILITY

    1. Band members must be 18 years or older to register in the Competition;
    2. Subscription only takes place online on planterox.ca. You must register by filling in the subscription form ;
    3. The cost is 25$ USD / HKD200 / RMB200 (taxes included) and the payment can only be made on the website planetrox.ca ;
    4. Bands must have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 members. The band must have never produced a CD with a professional company ;
    5. Band members must be living in the country where they are competing ;
    6. No reimbursement will be given ;
    7. The directors, officers, employees of PLANETROX or any of its partners or affiliates – as well as their immediate family and anyone living at the same address – are not eligible to take part in the competition ;
    8. Bands must assign PLANETROX the rights to use their song (for the purposes of the competition only).
       

    參加資格

    1. 由於大部分舉行選拔賽之場館只准18歲或以上人仕進入,參與選拔賽之人仕必須年滿18歲;
    2. 由於比賽只設網上報名,有意參賽之樂隊必須到Planetrox官方網站planetrox.ca 填寫參加表格。
    3. 網上填寫報名表 後,經Planetrox官方網站planetrox.ca支付US$25 / HKD200 /RMB200元 (連稅) 報名費;
    4. 樂隊必須最少有兩名或最多六名成員,且未曾與專業公司合作製作專輯  ;
    5. 樂隊成員必須在其參賽國家居住  ;
    6. 樂隊如欲退出比賽,其報名費將恕不退還  ;
    7. PLANETROX之董事、職員、僱員、任何合作夥伴、附屬機構以及其直系親屬,以及居住在同一個地址的人仕,皆不符合參賽資格 ;
    8. 樂隊必須授權PLANETROX使用他們的錄像(錄像僅供比賽所用)
  • DESCRIPTION OF THE PRIZE

    1. The China winners will fly to Quebec City to perform at the 2018 Envol et Macadam Festival;
    2. The prize includes two live performances of 20 minutes on the indoor stages of the Envol et Macadam Festival 2018, airfares for the winning band members (10,000 CND maximum budget is available – flight/travel costs that exceed this amount are the responsibility of the band) plus internal travel to the hotel from the airport, four-star accommodation for the band in central Quebec City for 4 nights, free pass for the Festival and promotion of your band in festival communications.  The prize is only for the band members who performed live on stage at the China Final

    The prize only includes what is specifically detailed above, all stopovers, additional nights or crew members required by the band will be at their expenses. Band members must all have a valid passport that is machine readable and acquire the appropriate visa to enter Canada, if necessary. Envol et Macadam will provide a shuttle service from the airport to the hotel but the band will be responsible for the trip back (the taxi is usually around 40$ for that distance)

    比賽獎品



    1. 優勝者將可飛往魁北克市參與2018 Envol et Macadam音樂節演出;
    2. 奬品包括於户外Envol et Macadam音樂節2018作二十分鐘演出,來回機票贊助(金額最高可達10,000美金﹣樂隊須自行支付超出該金額之機票/旅費)、往返酒店至機場交通、4晚入住魁北克巿內四星級酒店,及音樂節內作樂隊宣傳。


    奬品只適用於以上指定日子,樂隊須自行支付額外停留之住宿費用及其他開支。所有樂隊成員必需持有電腦可讀之有效護照及,如有需要,前往加拿大簽証。Envol et Macadam將提供由機場前往酒店之穿梭巴士,樂隊需自行支付回程交通費用(計程車車費約為40$)

    COMPETITION PROCEDURE

    1. 5 Bands will be picked by an international jury ;
    2. In the Final of each country, the jury (75%) and the audience votes (25%) will select the winning band.

    比賽流程

     

    1.     由PlanetRox評審團選出的5隊準決賽樂隊將會獲邀請到Planetrox中國地區總決賽中現場演出。
    2.      地區總決賽將由現場觀眾投票及評審團將以25/75的比重選出優勝樂隊。

    RULES SPECIFIC TO THE SONG

    Technical standards

    1. The performance must feature only the permanent members of the group;
    2. The song must not contain messages that are offensive or could be seen as racist, discriminatory or xenophobic;
    3. One song will be accepted per band. No changes can be made to the file once submitted and accepted;
    4. The rights to broadcast the song will be transferred free of charge to PLANETROX for use in the Contest only;
    5. The song must be an original composition by the band (no covers);

    作品要求

    音樂錄像上傳規則(技術要求)

    1.      演出樂手需為該樂隊固定成員;
    2.      錄像內容均不可涉及任何冒犯性題材如種族、國藉歧視等;
    3.      每隊參賽樂隊只能提交作品一段首,確認提交及接受後將不能作任何更改;
    4.      播放錄像的權利將被轉移免費為PLANETROX使用,並只作比賽用途;
    5.      參賽歌曲必須為樂隊原創作品(不接受翻唱曲目);
  • EQUIPMENT AND ONSTAGE RULES

    1. The organizers will provide a sound and lighting system, which all the bands can use.
    2. The organizers will provide during the entire competition the basic equipment needed (six-piece drum kits with 3 crash, 1 ride and 1 hi-hat, a bass amplifier, two guitar amplifiers, microphones and monitors).
    3. The organizers will provide sound and lighting engineers as well as all necessary stage crew.
    4. Band members will bring any personal instruments (guitars, bass, keyboards, effect pedals, turntables, etc.). Drummers will bring their own drumsticks.
    5. All bands must use the same backline and drums provided by Planetrox. Keyboards and any special equipment – other than personal instruments – will be placed on stage before the concert begins and will remain there until the end of the concert.
    6. To keep changeover times to a minimum, any band with a left-handed drummer will play either first or last on the bill. All bands must follow instructions given by the organizers and the appointed stage manager. It is not permitted to use pre-recorded sound material (except for sequencers). All bands must play live.
    7. Cover versions are not permitted. All songs must be original although not necessarily written by the band themselves.
    8. The total playing time for each band will be of 20 minutes. Pyrotechnics are not allowed.
    9. Any band overrunning their allotted playing time can be penalized (deducted points) or disqualified. The playing order of the bands will be determined by a draw.

    器材及演出規則

    1. 主辦機構將提供燈光及音響設備予所有樂隊使用
    2. 主辦機構將於比賽期間提供基本器材設備(包括一套6件鼓組、1個ride及1個hi-hat,1個低音結他擴音器,2個結他擴音器,咪高峰及monitors)
    3. 主辦機構將提供燈光、音響工程師,及所有舞台工作人員
    4. 樂隊成員需自行攜帶樂器(如結他、低音結他、鍵盤、音效器、唱盤(turntable)等)。鼓手需自備大鼓腳踏及鼓棍。
    5. 所有樂隊均需使用由Planetrox提供之同一套後排音響設備(backline)及鼓組。鍵盤及其他特別器材﹣個人樂器除外﹣將於節目進行前預先設置於舞台上直至節目結束。
    6. 為將切換時間降至最低,任何使用左手擊鼓的鼓手,其所屬樂隊將被安排於開首或結尾演奏。所有樂隊必須遵循主辦人及舞台監督指示。所有樂隊均不允許使用預先錄製的聲音材料(音序器除外)。所有樂隊必須現場演奏。
    7. 不接受改編版本。所有歌曲必須是原創,但非必需由樂隊自已創作。
    8. 每隊樂隊演出時間為20分鐘。場內不可使用煙火效果。
    9. 任何超時演出將會受到處罰(扣分)或取消資格。樂隊的演奏順序將由抽籤決定。
  • ADDITIONAL RULES FOR CHINA NATIONAL FINAL

    1. JUDGING
      There will be a panel of judges at the China Final but audience vote will count for 25% of the final vote. The audience can vote using a voting slip. The judges' vote (three people) will count for 75% of the final vote. If there is a tie, the judges' choice will be given precedence.
    2. SOUNDCHECK
      There will be no sound check in National Final, except for the first band to play on stage.
    3. ONSTAGE TIMES
      Any band that misses their allotted onstage time is liable to be disqualified.
    4. AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL TO CANADA:
      In the event that the winning band in the China Final can not be present at the festival in September (they must notify PLANETROX before 1st July 2018) their position will be offered to the band who finished in 2nd place in the China Final.
       

    地區總決賽附加規則



    1. 評審:地區總決賽將由現場觀眾投票及評審團(由3人組成)將以25/75的比重選出優勝樂隊。現場觀眾可使用屆時設置
之投票紙選出心儀樂隊。如出現平局,將優先考慮評審選擇。

    2. 試音(soundcheck):地區總決賽除首隊演出樂隊外均不設試音。
    3. 表演時間:如果樂隊未能於指定時間上台比賽,比賽資格將會被取消。
    4. 能抽空前往加拿大: 一旦中國區決賽的勝出樂隊未能出席9月份的音樂節 (樂隊必需於2018年7月1日前通知PLANETROX),其位置將會由亞軍樂隊補上。

    ADDITIONAL RULES FOR THE TWO PERFORMANCES AT ENVOL ET MACADAM FESTIVAL

    1. SOUNDCHECK
      All bands taking part in the festival, if possible, be given a 10-minute sound check. Sound checks will be allotted in reverse order to the running order. Which means the band last on stage does the first sound check and the band first on stage does the last sound check. Times for sound checks and onstage times will be given to each band.
       
    2. PLAYING ORDER
      The playing order will depend of the musical style of the band which will be determined before the 1st of August.
      Onstage time given : 20 minutes.
      If any band misses their allotted sound check or onstage slot in the festival, the organizers will make all efforts to fit them in elsewhere. However, if this is not possible the band is liable to do not participate.

    ENVOL ET MACADAM FESTIVAL表演的附加規則

    1. 試音

    所有表演樂隊都會給予十分鐘的時間作試音。試音的次序將會根據表演次序以倒序方式運作,代表最後一隊表演樂隊將會作第一隊試音的樂隊,而最先表演的樂隊將會是最後一隊試音的樂隊。

    1. 表演次序

    樂隊的表演次序將會在八月一前以其音樂類型決定。每隊的表演時間為二十分鐘。
    如果樂隊未能在指定時間作試音,大會將會以隨機方式決定樂隊的出場次序。否則,樂隊將未能演出。

  • GENERAL RULES

    1. The prize must be accepted as such and cannot be traded, sold or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed.
    2. The winner will release PLANETROX and its respective directors, partners, affiliates, officers and employees from any liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in the competition or from the awarding and acceptance of the prize.
    3. If unable to supply the prize as described herein PLANETROX reserves the right to substitute all or part of the prize or prizes with a prize or prizes of comparable value.
    4. The refusal to accept the prize releases PLANETROX from any liability or obligation.
    5. Any false statement by a participant will see them automatically disqualified from the competition.
    6. PLANETROX assumes no liability resulting from losses, delays, mistaken addresses or undelivered mail, printing errors, technical malfunctions, computer or telephone, damage to software or computer equipment, fraudulent calls or any other error.
    7. PLANETROX and its respective directors, partners, affiliates, officers and employees assume no liability of any nature whatsoever in any case where their inability to act resulting from an event or situation unforeseeable or beyond their control, including strikes, lockouts or other labor disputes at their location or the locations of the organizations or companies whose services are used for this contest.
    8. Participation in this contest signifies the participant's full acceptance of these rules. All decisions and judgments by PLANETROX are final.

    一般守則

    1. 所有獎品不能被轉售。
    2. 勝出的樂隊將不會對PLANETROX及其董事,合作夥伴,附屬公司,管理人員和員工追究有任何有關比賽及頒發和接受獎項所造成的損失。
    3. 若未能提供原定獎品,PLANETROX將會保留其權利以其他獎品去代替一部分或全部獎品。
    4. PLANETROX沒有任何法律義務及責任若優勝隊隊拒絕接受獎品。
    5. 若發現任何虛假的申報,參賽者將會自動被取消資格。
    6. 對於任何損失,延誤,錯誤地址或未送達的郵件,打印錯誤,技術故障,電腦或電話,電子軟件或設備的損壞,盜打電話或其他任何錯誤,PLANETROX均不會負責。
    7. PLANETROX及其董事,合作夥伴,附屬公司,管理人員和員工對在任何無法採取行動的情況下不會承擔責任,包括未能預計的情況或超出了他們的控制,例如在他們公司或其他與比賽相關組織發生的罷工,停工或其它勞資糾紛。
    8. 所有參加比賽的樂隊表示完全接受比賽規則。PLANETROX將保留比賽結果的最終決定權。