Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Audition / Competition Fee?

 Anyone can register for FREE and upload his video to showcase his talent to the world.

To participate in 3iii Competition, one needs to schedule audition and pay auidtions as only paid auditions are scheduled. 

Registration / Audition FEES:

$100/- for Developed Countries 

$14/- or Approix. Rs 1000/- for Developing Countries 

There will be a additional 3% to 6%  on-line gateway / transaction fees. Competition fees may be different for different countries. Competition fees globally will be charged in USD but may be   shown in local currency.

Competition/Audition fees is non-refundable.

Participant can schedule audition for multiple categories but will need to pay audition fees for each category. Participant   need to pay annual competition / audition fees per category. If participant moves to next level  up to Level-5, he does not need to pay any competition fees.

One can pay competition / audition fees using credit card, debit card or PayPal.

2. Why do I have to pay a Competition fee?

The Competition Fee is kept for mainly two reasons. Apart from it being a source of revenue  towards the operational costs of the show, it also ensures that only serious participants take   part in competition.
 

3. Can I register in multiple categories?

Yes, you can. You can schedule multiple auditions for multiple categories under same  competition but will need to pay audition fees for each audition.

4. Can I register in multiple competitions?

Yes, you can. Gee is conducting multiple types of competitions under INTERNATIONAL INDIAN   ICON i.e., State Indian Icons e.g., California Indian Icon,  Zonal Indian Icon e.g., West Coast Indian  Icon, Indian Icon (North) under Country Indian Icons etc.

For State Indian Icon, You can schedule audition across states within same country i.e., the   country where you are living and have valid address proof but cannot schedule audition across country i.e., if you are living in USA, you can schedule audition for any state of USA but cannot  schedule audition for state/provinces of Canada or India or any other country.

5. Does my registration expire? How long my registration will be valid?

Once registered, you become a 3ion or a lifetime member of 3iii. This allows you to login to 3iii website / App using your login id and password any time, update your profile, and upload any number of videos and pictures to maintain/enhance your Talent history on www.InternationalIndianIcon.com. However, the registration fee you pay is valid for the year of  the competition only. You may participate in the forthcoming editions of 3iii by paying the Audition/Competition Fee for that year using the same login credentials.

6. Do I need to pay a Competition Fee for each level of the 3iii competition?

No. This is a one-time annual competition/audition payment covering all levels of that year’s  competition. If you qualify, you are automatically moved to the next level of the competition  and will be updated about the same on your dashboard.

However, if you decide to take part in multiple categories at 3iii by scheduling auditions for   multiple competition categories, you need to pay audition/competition fees for each audition.For ex., if you decide to audition for 3iii Singing, Dancing and Fashion categories, you need to pay audition fees for each category.

7. Are there any age restrictions?

Although there are no age restrictions as such, a participant of age less than 18 years will need  the consent of his/her parents and/or guardian to participate in the 3iii competition.

On registration, participants will automatically be grouped into the following 2 Age Group categories

3iii Jr <= 16 Years

16 years <= 3iii Sr < 55 Years

3iii Super Sr > 55 Years

INTERNATIONAL INDIAN ICON will be selected for talent category of each age group  category irrespective of participation category like Solo, Duet, Group.

8. Who can participate?

Anyone of any talent category of any age group of any gender from any part of the world can participate.

Indain can participate in any talent category while Non-Indian needs to sing in one of Indian language, dance in one of the Indian dance format, play any Indian instrument, for fashion wear any Indian dress or should perform to showcase any Indian art and culture.

Residents of any country may register as participant as long as they are able to provide a valid  mailing address in the registered state/country.  All participants will need to produce valid ID  whenever required and asked by any Gee Team Member/official. In case unable to produce a  valid ID, your registration could immediately stands cancelled, irrespective of the level of   competition you may have qualified for.

All participants will need to produce valid ID at any level of the competition, i.e. Quarter-final  (Level-3), Semi-final (Level-4) and Grand-finale (Level-5).

9. Will the competition be online or on-site?

3iii is an on-line and on-site platform for talent competitions. Online registration for talent belonging to any talent category from any part of the world will first be necessary to register on www.3iii.us or www.INTERNATIONALindianICON.com or 3iii App (iOS & Android - Search by INTERNATIONAL INDIAN ICON) which is  completed free of charge. The individual will be registered as a 3iii Talent at level-1.

The 3iii Talent becomes a 3iii Participant as soon as audition/competition fees is paid. 3iii  Talent can schedule any of 3 types of auditions:

       a. ONLINE - Participants enrolling for online auditions will pay basic online audition fees, upload video and make uploaded video competition video for judges to            judge online

        b. ONLINE LIVE (zoom) - Participants enrolling for online LIVE auditions (Zoom) will need to pay fees for selected scheduled online LIVE audition with selected judges, in addition to basic online audition fees. Participant will also be able to pick a scheduled online LIVE audition. Judges will be grading the participant during his/her Zoom/ReStream online LIVE audition.

         c. ON-SITE - Participant will be able to schedule on-site audition that will tak  place at a specific physical location. In addition to basic online audition/ competition fees, participant will need to pay on-site audition fees. The Finale & Grand-finale production will be hosted on-site.

In some states/countries, auditions/State Indian Icon (Quarter-finals) and/or Country Indian Icon (Semi-final) may be scheduled on-site, otherwise it will be on-line and/or online  LIVE.

10. What is the difference in Online, online LIVE and On-site Auditions?

i. Online Auditions

After registration one needs to schedule an on-line audition with video. Participant can upload video before scheduling audition or during scheduling audition. While scheduling on-line audition, make sure you select same category and sub-category whicg you selected while uploading video otherwise video will not showup for shceduling audition. 

The participant can schedule on-line audition on the 3iii website or 3iii App (iOS & Android). One can promote his/her audition video to get 10,000 votes Votes to get invitation for 3iii episode production in Chicago, USA. 

ii. Online LIVE Auditions:

After registration, go to "Schedule Audition" and pick  "On-line LIVE Audition" which will list all scheduled on-line LIVE Audition, pick one of the listed on-line LIVE auditions you want to schedule, pay audition fees and your audition will be scheduled.  

You will get e-mail with all detail along with Zoom link 2 to 4 weeks before the on-line LIVE audition date. 

Only particpants of Dance category needs to upload audition video, particpants of other categories do not need to uplaod audition video but can and should upload videos to showcase your talent in 3iii Talent bank to get searched globally. 

iii. On-site Auditions:

On-site auditions will be scheduled in selected states and countries. Participants will have the option of enrolling for on-site auditions but will need to pay on-site audition fees in addition to the basic

On-site audition will be scheduled one day before the State Icon (Quarter-final) or Country Icon (Semi-final) so that qualified participants can participate in Quarter or semi-finals immediately after on-site audition. 

All State / Country qualified participants will be called for Quarter-final or Semi-final scheduled in their State / Country otherwise qualified participants will be invited to Chicago, USA for 3iii episode production. 

11. What are the awards at the various stages of the competition?

International Indian Icon (3iii), all Continent, Country and State Icon winners of all categories will receive trophies and certificates along with declared, sponsored, Endorsed prizes, gifts, vouchers etc. 1st and 2nd runner-ups at level-3 and level-4 will be awarded 3iii medals and certificates with judges signature.

All participants who qualify for Level-3 and above will receive electronic 3iii certificates which will be e-mailed to them within 30 days of result of that level. Check the Awards Menu Item for the latest Awards.

12. Can I request a celebrity/professional judgment of my video separately?

Any participant can get his non-competition video judged by any listed celebrity / professional judge associated with 3iii International Jury and Gee Panel of Judges, on payment of his/her judgment fees in advance. However, you cannot request judgment for your competition video from any 3iii judge.
 

13, Will I be able to view details of all judgments like score, Vote, comments etc. in my dashboard?

You will not be able to view judgment of your competition video on your dashboard but will be able to view votes, likes, rating  and comments. You will be notified of whether the entry has qualified for the next round or not. However, you will be able to view all details of judgments (Comments etc.) of all your non-competition videos.

14. Will I be reimbursed for the travel and lodging?

All participants attending in-person competition will have to take care of their logistics (travel, lodging/boarding, food expenses). Gee Vision will not be paying or reimbursing any expenses incurred by you for your participation and any level.

15. How many videos can I upload?

There are no limits to the number of videos you can upload but we recommend do not keep more than 10 videos in your dashboard, but only one of the videos can be submitted as a competition video per Audition for voting and judgment. The rest of the uploaded videos will be part of your non-competition videos. Participant can schedule multiple auditions for multiple categories and/or competitions.