1. What is the Competition / Audition Fee?
Any talent can register as 3iii Talent at www.3iii.us to showcase his talent to the world. But to take part in 3iii competition, one has to schedule audition by paying competition/audition fees of $100/- * per audition. $100/- is the basic online audition fees for participants interested to audition online by uploading video from any part of the world.
Participants interested in face-2-face online LIVE zoom audition with judges will need to pay judge's audition fees in addition to basic online audition fees of $100/-. Similarly participants interested in on-site face-2-face audition on live stage will need to pay on-site fees in addition to basic online audition fees.
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., Indian American Icon (West), Indian Icon (North) under Country Indian Icons and Global Community Icons like INTERNATIONAL PUNJABI ICON, INTERNATIONAL MARATHI ICON, INTERNATONAL GUJARATI CON etc.
For State Indian Icon, You can schedule audition across states within same country i.e., the country where you are loving 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.
For Community Icon, anyone from any part of the world can schedule audition for any community icon, if he belongs to that community or have any talent of that community i.e.,can sing in Punjabi, dance in Gujarati dance format like Dandia and/or can play any community instrument like Dhol, Tumbi or Manjira etc.
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 (International Indian Icon will be selected for talent category of each age group category irrespective of participation category like Solo, Duet, Group)
a. Junior – 16 years and below
b. Senior – Above 16 years
8. Who can participate?
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 (Three Eye) 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 on www.3iii.us or www.INTERNATIONALindianICON.com or 3iii App (iOS & Android) 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 are paid. 3iii Talent can schedule 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- Participants enrolling for online LIVE auditions (Zoom) will need to pay selected judge's judgment fees, 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?
The participant uploads video for a selected competition and category on the 3iii website or 3iii App (iOS & Android). He/she promotes his/her competition video to get Votes to get move to next level on popularity basis. If participant is unable to get the required number of votes for the next level, 3iii judges will judge the video to select or reject to move to next level. Participant pays basic Competition Fees per audition.
Online LIVE Auditions:
The participant here does not need to upload video.He/she selects one of the listed judges for online LIVE (Zoom Audition) whereby judgment will take place online during a real audition. Participant will need to pay selected Judge's audition fees in addition to basic competition fees. Online LIVE audition will be scheduled and participants will be informed through e-mail with Zoom link. Participants will be able to check their online LIVE auditions schedules on our app too.
Participant will also be able to pick one of the scheduled online LIVE auditions by paying online LIVE audition fees in addition to the basic online audition fees. Participants will be able to see the scheduled audition in 3iii Dashboard on 3iii.us as well as on 3iii App. Judges, Participants and anchors will come together on Zoom for online LIVE audition. Participants will be free to perform with or without karaoke or music or with one instrument
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 and the basic Competition Fees.Due to any reason (Covid or anything else), if the on-site audition is not conducted, on-site auditions will be converted to online LIVE audition and the difference, if any, will be refunded back to participants.
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.