The contest will be limited to 20 entries. An entry may either be an individual person or a group of people. Registration will take place in front of Linville Falls room at 4:00.
Presentations and skits are limited to two minutes. All entrants must be clear of the stage by the end of the time limit or face disqualification.
Each participant may perform in no more than one skit.
No nudity will be tolerated. Keep it rated PG. NerdCon representatives reserve the right to request modification of costumes to keep with the family-friendly theme of the convention.
Audio tracks must be provided on a labeled and burned AUDIO format CD, which contains only the files needed to be played, in their exact order. Make sure to test your audio tracks in a standard CD player before performing at the con. We cannot accept flash drives, iPods, etc. If you absolutely need your CD back after the contest, please see the judges table. CDs must be turned in at check-in the day of the con (4:00 in Linville Falls).
No flashpots, explosive devices, liquids, or gels. Adherence to the Plemmons Student Union policies will be absolutely required. This means NO GLITTER!
If you plan on using a weapon as a prop, please refer to the University Guidelines concerning weapons. If you absolutely must use a prop weapon, we recommend that the prop is very obviously fake.
Props must be carried on and off the stage by the contestants or with one assistant, provided by the contestants.
NerdCon may tape or photograph contest entries at its discretion. Entry into this contest constitutes an agreement by the entrants to allow Nerd Network/NerdCon to use their likeness/image, etc. in any current/future advertisement, promotion, or product.
Please be polite. Show all performers respect. Keep your volume down while not performing.