Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Are you a dancer? singer? artist? musician? juggler? comedian? This is your time to show the uOttawa community your talents! Upload your pre-recorded performance. Over $2,000 in prizes to be won courtesy of RBC! Submit your 30-60 second audition before November 21st !

You won't want to miss it. Be sure to follow @uOCampus for updates!


Competition Details

Important Dates:

  • Video submission period: November 11 to November 21, 2020
  • Voting period: November 24 to November 29, 2020


  • The uOTalent competition is open to all uOttawa current students.
  • Every act must feature one student only.
  • Talents may include, but not limited to, singing, dancing, acting, comedy, instrumental music, magic, gymnastics/martial arts, juggling, etc.
  • All video submissions will be made public, by submitting your act, you agree that it will be available for anyone to watch online.
  • Acts must be no more than 60 seconds.
  • Decisions of the judges and public votes are final.
  • Every act will be screened for approval by the uOTalent committee. Submissions with profanity/vulgar languages or inappropriate content will be automatically disqualified. Costumes must also be appropriate as videos are made public.
  • By submitting a video, you accept that uOttawa might use it on public platform for promotional purposes or others.

How to participate:

  • All acts must be pre-recorded and submitted to program@uOttawa.ca before November 21st at 2 p.m.A file transfer service can be used (OneDrive, We Transfer, etc.). Please include your name, program of study and why you enjoy this talent.
  • The jury will select the top 12 videos to be featured publicly. Every day during the voting period, 3 videos will be featured the @uOCampus Instagram Feed and one will be voted into the finals by the public (by commenting on the post). The final will feature 4 videos and the jury will determine which one is 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.

Selection of winners:

  • The voting period will be between November 24, 2020 at 11 a.m. to November 29th 2020 at 2 p.m. The winners will be announced on November 30th on the @uOCampus social media accounts.
  • The jury prize will be award based on the votes from the members of the jury:
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Constance Crompton, Assistant Professor, Communication, Faculty of Arts

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Stefan Supplice, Digital Banking Advisor, RBC Financial

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Pascal Boyer, uOttawa B.A.2013, M.A.2015, Communication

*Photo credit to Carmen Rachiteanu

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Marissa St Amand, Francophone Affairs Commissioner, University of Ottawa Students' Union














  • First place: $1,000 credit to student account
  • Second place: $750 credit to student account
  • Third place: $250 credit to student account
  • Fourth place: $75 to student account
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