No professional performer may compete. A professional is someone who derives his/her livelihood from the branch of performance, defined by the class title, in which she/he seeks to enter the Festival. In any ensemble, all members must adhere to that principle. This rule does not apply to conductors
Copies of all pieces, must be brought to the Festival for the use of the adjudicator.
Copies must be clearly marked with the competitor’s name, class number and will be handed back at the end of the Festival.
Unauthorised photocopying is illegal. To comply with the code of Fair Practice, any photocopies brought for the use of the Adjudicator will be retained by the festival and destroyed.