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INSTRUCTIONS & GUIDELINES 

  1. Register as 3ion/Participant ASAP - Why?
    1. Registration remains open for 3 months from Mar 1st 2019 to May 31st 2019 BUT sooner you register and make your uploaded video as Competition Video SOONER you get moved to Level-3 (Quarter-final) to start preparing for State Indian Icon video.
      1. If you register in March, you get 4 chances to get selected to level-3
        1. Popularity/Voting (3 Chances)
        2. Gee Panel Judgment
          1. Every Competition Video who did not get selected through Popularity/voting will be evaluated by Gee Panel of Judges to move to Level-3.
      2. If you register in May, you get only one chance of voting and if did not get selected on popularity basis then Gee judges evaluate each and every Comp video to move to level-2 or level-3.
      3. MOST Important irrespective of voting, judges will keep judging and looking for the best performances from day 1. Qualified video may move to Level-3 any time during registration period. No video will be rejected until Jun 10th 2019 when result is declared but qualified videos may be moved to next level any time. Level-1 Result will be declared only on Jun 10th 2019.
  2. Selection Process

    1. Popularity/Voting Basis
      1. Level-1 
        1. Voting for participants registered during Mar, Apr, May will open during 1st week of next month as mentioned in 3iii 2019 Calendar e.g., For March Registration voting opens from Apr 1st to 7th & for Apr registrations from May 1st to 7th 2019.
      2. Result:
        • On 10th of every month from Apr to May 2019, 2 participants with maximum voting (minimum 300 votes) will be moved to level-3.
      3. No. of Votes for each Participant will be re-set to Zero on start of each cycle of voting.
    2. Gee Panel Judgment

      1. Level-1 3ions/participants who could not qualify to move to Level-3 on popularity or voting basis will be judged by Gee Panel of Judges to move to Level-2 or Level-3.
      2. Comp Videos deserving another chance will be moved to level-2 while qualified videos will be moved to level-3 for State Indian Icon competition.
  3. Registration

    1. All participants are registered using their e-mail Address as Login. Once registered you will not be able to change your main Login E-mail Address. Yes, you can give your secondary e-mail address in your profile. All 3iii communication will happen on your main Login E-mail Address. So please give your best e-mail address to receive all 3iii communications on time.
    2. When registered successfully, you get 1st e-mail as TALENT Registration with your Login & Password and after you have paid Competition Fees you will receive a 3ion/Participant Registration e-mail confirmation.
  4. Competition Fees

    1. Is MUST to take part in 3iii Competition and to become 3ion/Participant
    2. Users NOT paying Competition Fees during registration, by default will be registered as 3iii TALENT and will be able to pay Competition Fees any time during registration period (From Mar 1st to May 31st 2019) by logging in to their 3iii Dashboard on 3iii website www.3iii.us using their login & password.
  5. 3iii TALENT

    1. Anyone can register as 3iii TALENT for FREE to upload their videos to get searched globally BUT can NOT take part in 3iii Competition.
    2. To take part in 3iii Competition, Talent has to pay Competition Fees to become 3ion/Participant.
    3. TALENT can pay Competition Fees any time by logging in to their 3iii Dashboard using their Login/Password to become 3ion/Participant OR can register again any time.
  6. Update Profile Info:

    1. Make sure your Profile Information is latest and up to date.
    2. Login in to your 3iii Dashboard on www.3iii.us using your login/password and update your profile information e.g.,
      1. DOB
        1. Will be used to categorize participants in to 3iii Junior or 3iii categories.
          1. 3iii Junior <= 16 Years
          2. 3iii > 16 Years
      2. Cell #
      3. Profile Description (About Yourself)
      4. Profile Picture (MUST)
  7. 3iii Junior & 3iii 

    1. 3iii 2019 Season-III will be conducted in two categories 3iii Junior (Age <= 16) & 3iii (Age > 16) for all talent categories, at all state, country and International level which means
      1. State Indian Icon – Jr. & State Indian Icon 
      2. Indain Country Icon - Jr. & Indian Country Icon
      3. International Indian Icon - Jr. & International Indian Icon
  8. Competition/Comp Video

    1. 3iii Competition being on-line / on-site, each level will be on-line unless it is declared on-site with date and venue. Thus participants at each level (Level-1 to Level-5) has to upload at least one video per level and make it a Competition video as per dates defined in 3iii 2019 calendar.
    2. 3ion/Participant can upload any number of videos but can make only one uploaded video as Competition/Comp Video at each level
    3. Participants taking part in 3iii Competition are advised to keep 3 to 5 videos ready to upload and submit as Comp Video one at each 3iii level
      1. 1st Video
        1. Level-1: Registration & Audition 
        2. Registration Period:  Mar 1st and May 31st 2019
        3. Participant can register earlier any time during registration period and can upload and submit Comp Video any time before close of registration.
        4. Participant can change his/her Comp video any time before registration closes i.e., Jun 30th 2019 in his/her 3iii Dashboard on www.3iii.us using his/her login/password.
      2. 2nd Video
        1. If moved to Level-2, Good News - means you got another chance to submit a better video to qualify to Level-3. If directly moved to Level-3 then don’t need video at level-2.
      3. 3rd Video by July 24th 2019 (Level-3: Quarter-final)
      4. 4th Video by Aug 20th 2019 (Level-4: Semi-final)
      5. 5th Video by Sep 22nd 2019 (Level-5: If on-line, if on-site no video required)
    4. Participants are required to submit their latest competition video i.e.; Video should be shot within last 6 months.
    5. Video should be as per asked format i.e., HD quality and in one shot, no manipulation or editing.
      1. Video does not have to be a professional video. You can record video from your phone and upload. Only condition is that it should not be edited or manipulated.
  9. Video

    1. All participants are required to submit a Competition video at each level as they move from one level to next in their 3iii dashboard.
    2. Comp Video should be latest one not be recorded more than 6 months before the submission date.
    3. Video should be clear and HD quality.
    4. No noise or back ground sound.
    5. You can shoot video from your Cell Phone.
    6. 3iii Logo
      1. Download 3iii Logo by clicking button “3iii Logo” and print it on 12”x17” or 8”x11” Glossy Card Stock Paper and paste the Logo at top left on wall behind you while you record your video OR if possible, you can embed 3iii Logo at top left after you record your video.
      2. This is a recommendation not requirement
    7. You can record video using any HD camcorder
      1. It should be in Landscape formation
      2. No effects or VFX should be added to the video.
      3. Video should be in MP4 or ProRes (.mov) codec.
      4. The video should be referable recorded with a good camera and ample light.
      5. The video should be of high quality (preferably HD quality) and clear sound
      6. The video should be shot in one take
      7. No Editing: Video should not be manipulated or edited in any manner. Any video found manipulated/edited will be rejected without any explanations to the participant.
      8. The video should be of 3 to 4 minutes in length and should not exceed 4 minutes. Few secs more or less is ok.
      9. Upload your video directly from your 3iii dashboard from your laptop, desktop or phone.
      10. You can upload video on YouTube and can give link in your 3iii Dashboard.
    8. Introduction or Intro Video

      1. Every 3ion/Participant has to submit his/her one Intro Video of approx. 1 to 2 minutes.
      2. Either you can give your Intro at start of your Competition Video or can record a separate Intro Video
      3. Introduction Guidelines – If you record a separate Intro Video
      4. Introduce yourself (3iii ID Number, Name, Age, City, State, Country, Education)
      5. Little bit about yourself, your family and what you do?
      6. Why do you want to participate in 3iii and which category and why?
      7. What makes you a unique participant in your category?
      8. What would you like to do if you become an International Indian Icon?
      9. Not More than 90 Secs
    9. Introduction Guidelines – If you add your Intro at 1st of your Competition Video
      1. Just Say your 3iii ID Number, Name, State and Country you from, Category and Little bit about your Performance. (No More than 30 Secs Intro)
  10. On-line Promotion

    1. Promote your video to get maximum Likes, Votes, 5 Star Rating of your video and Comments using any social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, E-mail or any social media by sharing 3iii Participant Individual Page Link.
    2. Likes
      1. Likes are used to list your video at top of the list under “Most Popular Video”. Likes are NOT counted for 3iii selection process at any level.
    3. Votes
      1. No. of votes at Level-1, Level-3 and Level-4 will help you to move your video from Level-1 to Level-3, from Level-3 to Level-4 and from Level-4 to Level-5 on popularity basis without any Gee evaluation.
        1. Winner, 1st and 2nd Runner-up at each level will be selected on the basis of Gee Panel Judges’ evaluation only, NOT on No. of votes basis. 
      2. Comments
        1. Anyone can comment any video but Participants in his/her 3iii Dashboard can disable comments for 3iii website visitors if he/she does not want visitors to read his/her comments, but cannot delete.
      3. 5 Star Rating
        1. Promote your video on social media to get 5 Star Rating
        2. 5 Star Rating videos will be searched by Bollywood, Hollywood and event organizers globally to provide you your life time opportunity.
  11. 3iii Social Media Connect
    1. Make sure you connect to following 3iii Social Media to get yourself updated on all 3iii News
    2. Like Facebook 3iii Official Page 
      1. https://www.facebook.com/3iii.official/
    3. Send a FB Friend Request to 3iii Facebook 
      1. https://www.facebook.com/sharan.walia.940
    4. Join Facebook Group: 3iii Participant Only
      1. https://www.facebook.com/groups/107701556587641/
    5. Follow 3iii Twitter
      1. https://twitter.com/3iii10
    6. Follow 3iii Instagra
      1. https://www.instagram.com/3iii_internationalindianicon/
    7. Subscribe 3iii YouTub
      1. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqK6bEP7CuVFqHZ_eVwYT9g?sub_confirmation=1
  12. Song Selection
    1. Carefully select your performance song as song selection is very critical in any competition Consult your teacher or mentor
  13. Referral Plan
    1. Refer 5 Participants who take part in 3iii Competition, pay Competition Fees and get your Competition Fees Re-imbrues i.e., $100/- i.e., Make $20/- per paid participant.
    2. How?
      1. Send an e-mail to info@INTERNATIONALindianICON.COM with following info before they register and pay Competition Fees on www.3iii.us
        1. Subject: 3iii Participants Referrals
        2. Name:
        3. E-mail:
        4. Cell #:
        5. State:
        6. Country
        7. Category:
      2. If 5 participants referred by you pay Competition fees, your competition fees of $100/- will be reimbursed.
        1. Minimum 5 referred participants need to register as 3ion/participant by paying Competition Fees to reimburse your Competition Fees.
          1. If you refer more than 5 participants, you will get $20/- per participant who pay competition fees
        2. Your e-mail with referrals should come before the Participant has registered and paid competition Fees. If your e-mail with referral comes after participant has registered and paid competition fees the you will not be eligible for any reference.
      3. Get your Registration Fees & Trip for Grand-finale Sponsored
        1. You can get your Competition Fees and trip to Grand-finale sponsored by referring a Sponsor who can sponsor your Trip
        2. 3iii team will work with the sponsor to get your Registration Fees and entire trip to Chicago sponsored by your referred sponsor
        3. Send an e-mail to info@INTERNATIONALindianICON.com with following info
          1. Subject: Sponsor Reference
          2. Sponsor Info
            1. Name
            2. Business Name
            3. Cell #
            4. E-mail