registration fee

early bird
Rp 300.000
normal price
Rp 350.000

What is it

Newscasting competition develops the participants’ skills in reading and presenting news, as the professional newscasters. This competition field tests your readiness in becoming a news anchor, which requires journalistic skill by recomposing a news into an interesting one, your confidence and style in reporting the news on the screen as well as being spontaneous in reporting various live events.

General Rules

  1. Participants are not allowed to wear short skirts or short pants above their knee and sandals.
  2. Participants must attend Technical Meeting on Friday, 5th October 2018 to be informed the detail of the competition such as the theme. If the participants can not come at least the institution must send a representative to agree to the rules and regulations.The committee will not be held responsible or extend the competition deadline because absence during Technical Meeting.
  3. The participants who have been registered online can be replaced with a new participants before Friday, October 5th, 2018 by sending the request of replacement to ECOM 2018 Registration’s e-mail address: binusinter.ecom@gmail.com, with the following format subject:
    "Replacement_(Competition Type)_(Institution)"
    and the following format body mail:
    1. Competition Type:
    2. Institution:
    3. Name of Original Participant:
    4. Name of Replacement Participant:
    5. Reason:
    The participant is required to attach any kind of related document that supports the participant’s reason (e.g. signed medical permit from hospital). If the committee finds the reason as an acceptable reason, then the committee will send the approval of replacement request to the participant’s e-mail address.
  4. Participants are expected to come on time for both Opening Ceremony and competitions. A minimum of 30 minutes time before the event starts is highly suggested.
  5. Every participant who has registered online MUST re-register themselves again in the morning of each event day, October 12th - October 14th, 2018. Participants who failed to follow this rule will be disqualified. There will be an exception only for those who are not able to come on the re-registration day by sending their permission for absence to the committee beforehand through Audra (+62 81808866604). The permission for absence must be due to personal urgencies or reasons of which the committee found acceptable and it must be done maximum 1 (one) day before the re-registration day.
  6. After Friday, October 5th, 2018 replacement of participants is not allowed and will result in disqualification.
  7. Participants must keep the building clean. No littering allowed.
  8. Participants may not smoke, play cards, gamble, and bring any alcohol beverages.
  9. Any possessions or usage of drugs, weapons, and/or sharp objects are not allowed.
  10. Observers may recorded or and photograph their participant’s performance, as long as they do not disturb the performance and with the consent of the participants.
  11. Participants are expected to be respectful towards other participants and judges.
  12. Participants are not allowed to go outside Binus JWC/FX building without any permission from the committee.
  13. The judges' decision(s) are final and cannot be contested.
  14. Failure to comply to any of the general and/or competition rules may result in disqualification and/or other consequences.
  15. The certificate can ONLY be taken in the closing ceremony on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 by the participants or the representative.
  16. The prize and the trophy for the winner can ONLY be taken by the winner in the closing ceremony on Sunday, October 14th, 2018. If the winner can not be present during the closing ceremony due to several significant reasons (which are allowed by the committee), the prize and the trophy can be taken by the representatives.
  17. The committee is entitled to unilaterally cancel this competition if the number of participants do not reach the minimum quota as determined by the committee. The minimum quota for the competition is 12 (twelve) teams.
  18. All the regulations are binding, absolute, and might be altered, added, or diminished by the committee under certain circumstances.

Rules and Regulations

  1. Participants must arrive on time. The committee will call out the participants’ name for 3 (three) times, if they are not present, they will be considered as walk out.
  2. The committee will open the competition by reminding the participants of the important rules and introduce the judges in the beginning of competition.
  3. There will be a bell to indicate how much time each of the participants has left. A single ring means 3 minutes left and two rings means 1 minute left. The committee has the right to stop the participant if the participant exceeds the time given.
  4. Participants are encouraged to bring their attire accordingly for each round.
  5. The participant is required to read the script and prepare him/herself in the quarantine room. After entering the quarantine room, none of the participants may leave the room unless it is time for them to perform.
  6. Participant who needs to leave the room for important reason should be accompanied by one of the committee members.
  7. Coach and audiences may not enter the quarantine room; no electronic gadget(s) is/are allowed or it will be immediately confiscated by the committee members.
  8. Coach and audiences may enter performance room with the consent of keeping the area quite and clean; any coach or audience whose actions may interfere with the competition will be escorted out of the competition room promptly.
  9. Participants are not allowed to be in the quarantine room after their performance. All participants will be called upon to attend the winner announcement.
  10. All judges’ decisions during the competition are final.
  11. Participants are not allowed to bring any food or beverages inside the room.

Rounds

ROUND 1 – News Report (Unpopular Topics)

  1. Participants will be performing individually.
  2. Participants will be delivering 1 (one) news scripts.
  3. Each participants have a maximum time of 5 (five) minutes to perform. Note: No further additional time will be given.
  4. Dress code for this round is Semi-Formal.
  5. The committee will provide the script in the quarantine room.
  6. Participants are allowed to bring it to the competition room.
  7. The participants are not allowed to write/take notes in the script that is given during the preparation and in the competition room.
  8. The participants will have 3 minutes to learn the script and prepare themselves for the performance.
NOTE: There will be no elimination in this round. Points obtained from this round will be aggregated in the second round where elimination will take place.

ROUND 2 – News Report (Innovation Generation)

  1. The participants will form a team based on drawing results.
  2. Each team will consist of 2 (two) people.
  3. Each team will be given 2 (two) scripts.
  4. Each team has a maximum time of 5 Minutes. Note: No further additional time will be given.
  5. Dress Code for this round is Semi-Formal
  6. The scoring will be for individuals and the collaboration of each participant.
  7. The committee will provide the script in the quarantine room.
  8. The scripts are not allowed for the participants to bring inside the competition room.
  9. Participants will be given A4 paper for their notes and are allowed to bring it inside. NOTE: only ONE SIDE of the paper can be used as a note.
  10. Participants are allowed to use their notes during the performance.
  11. The participants are not allowed to write/take notes in the script that is given during the preparation and in the competition room
  12. The participants will have 8 minutes to learn and write the script and prepare themselves for the performance.
NOTE: Participants who scored higher aggregately in their team will move to the next round while those who scored lower will be eliminated.

ROUND 3 – Weather Forecast

  1. Participant will be given a hint (graph, table, picture, etc), without any reading marks.
  2. They need to make their own script to describe the content of the picture to the judges and they are also allowed to bring notes inside the room.
  3. Participants will be given 8 minutes to prepare their own script before the performance Time.
  4. Participants are also encouraged to use their own creativity in a mannerly way to enhance an interesting atmosphere while representing the news.
  5. The committee will provide the script in the quarantine room.
  6. Dress code for this round is Semi-Formal.
  7. Participants will be given A4 paper for their notes and are allowed to bring it inside. NOTE: only ONE SIDE of the paper can be used as a note.
  8. Participants are allowed to use their notes during the performance.
  9. Participants will have a maximum of 5 minutes. Note: No further additional time will be given.
NOTE: Participants who scored higher aggregately in their team will move to the next round while those who scored lower will be eliminated.

ROUND 4 – Live Talk Show

  1. Materials for the live interview will be given after the end of the third round in the form of a profile of the person that is going to be interviewed.
  2. Participants must then make their own questions to ask the interviewee and determine the subject of the live interview by themselves.
  3. Participants will be given A4 paper for their notes and are allowed to bring it inside.
    NOTE: only ONE SIDE of the paper can be used as a note.
  4. Participants are allowed to use their notes during the performance.
  5. The participants are not allowed to write/take notes in the script that is given during the preparation and in the competition room.
  6. Participants will have the maximum time of 10 (ten) minutes. Note: No further additional time will be given.
  7. Dress Code for this round is Semi Formal.

Contact Person

Levi Fernanda

+62 87788788975

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