uOTalents Competition Details presented by RBC

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2021

    Dates:

    • Video submission period: from October 11th to November 11th, 2021
    • Voting period: from November 24 to November 29, 2021

    Rules:

    • The uOTalent competition is open to all current uOttawa students.
    • Every act must feature one student only.
    • Talents may include, but are 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 longer than 60 seconds.
    • The judges’ decisions and public votes are final.
    • Please note that only one vote per user per voting day will be considered for the final voting results. 
    • Every act will be screened for approval by the uOTalent committee. Submissions with profanity/vulgar language or inappropriate content will be automatically disqualified. Costumes must also be appropriate as videos will be made public.
    • By submitting a video, you accept that uOttawa may use it on a public platform for promotional purposes or other uses.

    How to participate:

    All acts must be pre-recorded and submitted to program@uOttawa.ca before November 11th 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 on the @uOCampus Instagram feed and one will be voted into the finals by the public based on which video receives the most comments. The final will feature 4 videos and the jury will determine which one comes in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.

    Selection of winners:

    The voting period will be between November 24th, 2021 at 11 a.m. to November 29th, 2021 at 2 p.m. The winners will be announced on November 30th on the @uOCampus social media accounts.

    The jury prize will be awarded based on the votes from the members of the jury which will include an RBC member.

    Prizes:

    • 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 credit to student account
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