registration fee

early bird
Rp 300.000
normal price
Rp 350.000

What is it

Story Telling competition is where participants show their creativity in visualizing a story to an audience in attractive and unique ways within a predetermined time. Originality and attractiveness of delivery are the main focus in this competition.

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:, 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. The storytelling competition will be divided into 3 rounds:
    1. Preliminary Round (Prepared)
    2. Elimination Round (Impromptu)
    3. Final Round (Prepared)
  2. Participants may submit a soft-copy of the story three (3) days before competition day or submit three (3) hard copies of the story that is going to be performed on the re-registration period.
  3. On the re-registration period, participants must take their contestant number in no particular order.
  4. Participants are granted thirty (30) minutes to prepare themselves in the waiting room before performing.
  5. No food and beverages are allowed in the competition room.
  6. Any use of communication devices is not allowed in the competition room.
  7. Participants are not allowed to enter or leave the competition room during a performance.
  8. Each participant will be called three times in a row when it is time for them to perform (first chance). If they do not show up after the third call, their turn will be delayed until after all the other participants have performed (second chance).
  9. Participants who do not respond to the call on the second chance will be disqualified.
  10. Participants may opt to use costumes in the form of attire and/or properties.
  11. Participants may also opt to use audio effects with prior notification and confirmation to the committee before the competition day. The audio files must be submitted during the re-registration period of the competition day.
  12. Any use of image presentation and/or any story text or keynotes are NOT ALLOWED during performance. Failure to comply with this rule will result in point deduction.
  13. The time will start when the contestant speaks their first word, and the time will keep running with no compromise to restart.
  14. The minimum and maximum time set for each rounds are as follow:
    1. Preliminary round: Minimum of five to maximum of seven minutes.
    2. Elimination Round: Minimum of two to maximum of three minutes.
    3. Final Round: Minimum of three to maximum of five minutes.
  15. Participants must spend no less than the minimum time and no more than the maximum time to tell their story. Failure to finish the story within the designated time limit will result in point deduction.
  16. The committee will use colored flags to signal the participants of the time:
    1. Yellow flag : The participant has not met the minimum time.
    2. Green flag : The participant has met the minimum time.
    3. Red flag : The participant has exceeded the maximum time.
  17. After the red flag is placed, participants have a 30-seconds time period to conclude the story. If the story is not finished by then, the committee will give 3 knocks as a sign that the time is up.
  18. The ten participants with the highest scores in the Preliminary Round get to advance to the Elimination Round. Meanwhile, the five participants with the highest scores in the Elimination Round get to advance to the Final Round.
  19. Finalists are to submit another story for the Final Round in the form of hard copy (3 copies) on the re-registration period of Day 2, and it can neither be a repetition nor a reproduction of their respective Preliminary and Elimination stories.
  20. Any sightless participant may request and must be granted a form of warning signal of their own choice.
  21. In the event of a technical failure of the signal, the performing participant is allowed a 30-seconds time extension.


Preliminary Round (Prepared)
Elimination Round (Impromptu)
Final Round (Prepared)

Contact Person

Yosephine Claudia

+62 81291440068

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