KWC2019 Trick Video Application Rules

KWC2019 Trick Video Application Rules

Thank you for your continued support and participation in events created by GLOKEN. This year’s Kendama World Cup will be held again in Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, the birthplace of Kendama.
Currently, we have been filming and selecting tricks from around the world, and to our surprise, a vast number of players have requested to be a part of the 2019 trick list.
Our goal for this year is to make KWC, “More fun, more global!” and from that point of view, in order to allow more players to participate, we have decided to start an open call for videos to be put into the trick list!
We are looking forward to reviewing all your entries!

Application Period:
2019, February 4th (Monday) ~ February 28th (Thursday) 10:00am JST (No entries accepted after the deadline)

Video Format:
File Type: mp4 / mov
Quality Recommended: 1080p (Full HD, W1920 x H1080) , 720p (W1080 x H720) is also acceptable
Framerate: 60 frames per second (60fps / 59.94fps)

Recommended Equipment:
DSLR, Mirrorless SLR. (GoPro, iPhone is also acceptable)

Submission Method:
After uploading the file to a cloud storage site (Dropbox, Google Drive, Gigafile), send the link with the application form provided.

Submission Form:

Filming Rules:
Submit only up to 2 videos per person or group.
Keep both the Kendama and your hand in frame for the entire duration of the trick. (Please leave 5 seconds of film before and after the trick for editing purposes)
Do not send us your failed attempts. (If you are unable to edit video, please tell us the time when you completed the trick in the form provided)
Do not use Ultra Wide Angle lenses or Fisheyes, as the corners and sides become distorted. (Under 24mm for Full Frame sensors, 16mm for APS-C sensors)
Film in a well-lit area. Avoid silhouettes.
Do not add background music.
Try to film so that the trick is easy to understand.

Participation Agreement:
Do not share your videos until the KWC2019 Trick List has been announced.
All copyrights for submitted clips belong to GLOKEN.
Please understand that trick videos will permanently be shared through GLOKEN, and personal information like names and team names will be displayed.
GLOKEN will not inform you about whether your trick will be used or not. Please understand that we are unable to answer any questions regarding trick selection.



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