Dance Is Life, 2019
Dance Is Life, 2019

Dance Is Life

About the Competition

  1. The sole purpose of this competition is to identify and encourage dancing talent of participants.
  2. Exciting prizes worth more than a lakh to be won in the competition.
  3. Participation is open for individual / pair / group across age groups.
  4. The competition will be hosted on imd1 app and imd1 website.
  5. Kings United : India's most respected, best and internationally recognised dancing group will be judging the competition. Videos with 100 votes will be personally screened to Kings United Team.

Judges Profile

Kings United India or Kings United, internationally known as "The Kings" is an Indian hip hop/stunt/theatrics dance group and the winner of NBC's World of Dance Competition (2019) held in Los Angeles, California.

Other Achievements:

  • In 2015, they became the first Indian group to win a medal at the World Hip Hop Dance Championship held in San Diego, California.
  • Kings United competed in the famous Indian dance reality show, Dance Champions, telecasted on Star Plus.
  • Their life journey was noticed & later adapted into the movie ABCD 2.

Team Members

  • Suresh Mukund ( Choreographer/Mentor/Director of the Group)
  • Mohan Pandey
  • Karthik Priyadarshan
  • Chandan Acharya
  • Raja Das
  • Akshay Varavdekar
  • Sunny Chatterjee
  • Hritik Gupta
  • Ritesh Vishwakarma
  • Tanya Bhushan
Prize Categories Amount
1st Winner Best Solo : Below 15 years of age 25,000/-
2nd Winner Best Solo : Below 15 years of age 10,000/-
1st Winner Best Solo : Above 15 years of age 25,000/-
2nd Winner Best Solo : Above 15 years of age 10,000/-
1st Winner Best Group or Pair Dance 25,000/-
2nd Winner Best Group or Pair Dance 10,000/-
Exciting prizes for weekly winners

Institution Prizes

  • Institution that sends the highest number of entries to receive recognition/certificate.
  • Institution that sends best entries (based on the number entries shortlisted) to receive recognition/certificate.

The disbursement of prize amount shall be subject to applicable tax deduction and in compliance with prevalent laws.

The organizers reserve right to ask documents of the user for verification and identification purpose. In the event where winner fails to provide such documents, the organizers reserve right to withhold the amount till the time documents are not submitted within reasonable time, beyond which the prize amount may be given to other eligible participant.

Participation Rules

This competition is organised to encourage country’s dancing talent.

There are three categories in this competition under which Users can participate.

Best Solo : Below 15 years of age as of Voting end date

Upload dancing videos on the platform of solo dance of an individual below the age of 15. All types of dance forms are welcomed.

Best Solo : Above 15 years of age as of Voting end date

Upload dancing videos on the platform of solo dance of an individual above the age of 15. All types of dance forms are welcomed.

Best Group or Pair Dance : No age criteria

Upload dancing videos on the platform of a group or Pair or couple. All types of dance forms are welcomed.

Competition Timelines

  • Competition Start Date: 18th July, 2019
  • Video Upload Start Date: 18th July, 2019
  • Voting Start Date: 18th July, 2019
  • Video Upload End Date: 16th September, 2019
  • Voting End Date: 22nd September, 2019
  • Winners Announcement Date: 4th October, 2019

Eligibility Criteria:

  • This Competition is open to all Residents of India.
  • Users are required to mention Date of Birth and Pin code of their location.
  • Users are required to accept Terms & Conditions before participating in the competition. Users below the age of legal limit to accept Terms & Conditions or concerning any legal matter, need to ensure that it is done by legal guardians above the required age limit for such acceptances.
  • Entries submitted under this competition by employees and direct relatives of Organiser / Company or other partners & sponsors will not be considered for any prizes.
  • Certain contents on the platform may belong to third parties and all rights relating to such content will remain with such third party.

Videos Criteria

  • Video duration can be max 4 mins and max 1GB.
  • Users can upload maximum 5 videos under each user profile / sub-profile.
  • Entries must be original, and participants’ own work and should not violate terms & conditions defined for this competition. Organiser has right to demand original source file and other details as required to verify ownership and authenticity.
  • Uploaded videos are allowed for basic edits to enhance the beauty of the video.
  • The Video which have won prizes in other competitions or are published in any known publications are not eligible for this competition.
  • All entries must have accurate Title reflecting video correctly along with respective Hashtag(s) category(ies). Users may add other hashtags relevant to the entry while uploading the video.

Competition Terms

Aidia Technovations Private Limited (“Company”) is the owner and the creator of “imd1” an app/online based project and the services offered/to be offered by imd1 (“Platform”). The term "Platform" used in this document refers to the website (being www.imd1.co), mobile apps and / or any other services offered. The Platform offers various products / services for marketplace, course & curriculum in the area of co-curriculum related to Music, Arts, Dance and Sports (MADS), hosting various digital competitions and social networking. These Competition Terms are in addition to General Terms of Use and applicable to users participating to any digital competitions hosted on the Platform.

PLEASE READ THESE ADDITIONAL COMPETTION TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE PARTICIPATING IN THE COMPETITION(S). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITION HOSTED ON THE PLATFORM IN ANY FORM.

Access to and use of imd1 platform is provided by Aidia Technovations Private Limited (“Company”, “Platform”, “imd1”) for participating in any competition to imd1 Registered Users ("You"/"Your"/”User”), subject to the following terms and conditions ("Competition Terms").

By accessing the Competition or uploading any media on the Platform to participate in the Competition, you are deemed to have accepted the Competition Terms, which shall take effect immediately on entering the Competition. If You do not agree to be legally bound by all the following Competition Terms please do not access and/or use the Competition section of the Platform.

1. Use of imd1 Platform for Competition

  • This Platform is intended for use by resident citizen of India.
  • You acknowledge and agree that the entire content, design and the selection and arrangement of the content and media contained on this Platform, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, (individually and collectively, the "Content") is proprietary property of the Company. You acknowledge and agree that you are permitted to use the Content only as expressly set out below, and any use such as, but not limited to, copying, reproducing, republishing, transmitting, distributing, offering any of the Content to the public, or creating derivative works of the Content is prohibited without the prior express written authorisation of the Company.
  • All Content on the Platform remains the property of the Company, or, in respect of certain media uploaded by the Registered User, the author of the media unless specified otherwise in these Competition Terms.
  • You shall use, retrieve and display Content on a computer or mobile device for non-commercial use only. You shall not store permanent copies of the Content in any form.
  • You shall not use the Platform for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk content" "spam," "chain letters," or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation.
  • You shall not create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically downloading, copying, compiling and/or storing all or any of the Content or media or entry uploaded by users.

2. Availability & Security

Whilst the Company endeavours to ensure that the Platform is normally available 24 hours a day, the Company will not be liable if for any reason the Platform is unavailable at any time or for any period. The Company does not guarantee the functions contained in the Platform will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected even if the Company is aware of them. Additionally, the Company makes no warranty that the Platform services or its server are free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties.

3. Intellectual Property and Trademarks

The names, images and logos identifying the Company or the Organiser or third parties and their products and services and the competition are subject to copyright, design rights and/or trademarks of the respective party displayed on Platform are proprietary property of the respective party. Nothing contained on the Platform should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of the Company, Organiser or third parties. In the event that you misuse any trademark, patent, design right or copyright in violation of these Competition Terms, the Company and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates and/or associated companies and/or Organiser will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

You are free to make any suggestions for improvement of the Platform to the Company through this Platform or otherwise. Such suggestions if incorporated by the Company, shall become the property of the Company and the Company shall exclusively now and hereinafter own all rights, title and interest therein.

The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any media uploaded (“entry”) that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the entry is submitted on the Platform.

You warrant and represent, in respect of each entry submitted by You (“Entry”), as follows:

  • You are the only author of your work and it is your original work of each Entry.
  • You have the right to make Your entry available on the Platform.
  • In case of group co-curricular activities or pair / partner activities, you are the authorised person and you have all the required rights to upload the Entry on the Platform on behalf other member of group or pair.  You are also authorised by all members of the group or pair to receive the prize money from the Company.
  • You have all the required usage rights of any third-party contents like music / lyrics / concept / props used in the Entry and you have right to upload such contents on the Platform.
  • Entry does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, profane content, or does not breach any law, and further that no third party can hold any claims or any objections regarding the usage rights granted to the Company specified in this document. You will hold the Company harmless of any claims from third parties related hereto.
  • Entry does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
  • Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity.

You agree to fully indemnify the Company or Organiser in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person by reason of Your breaching any of the foregoing.

The Company may run an online voting process whereby registered users of the Platform may vote for a favourite Entry. If there is sufficient evidence (in the Company’s sole discretion) to suggest malpractice and manipulation of the voting process, then the Company has the right to remove the relevant Entry or Entries.

The Company respects the imd1 Registered Users creativity, contents used and performance in the Entry copyrights and shall remain vested with the creator of the media. Upon making the submission, you grant the Company, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, sub-licensable right and license to use, publish, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, create derivative works, distribute, have distributed, print, in whole or in part, in any form, in all media forms now or hereafter known, to promote the competition, image, video, the performer or for editorial, marketing, promotional or educative use.

You acknowledge that it is your responsibility for protecting any Entry against misuse by any third party, for example, but not limited to the insertion of a watermark. The Company, Organiser or its partners assume no responsibility and are not liable for any misuse or any claim by any third party. This Competition contains additional rules and regulations specific to the competition, prizes and can be found within the competition section of the Platform.

4. Liability

  • While the Company / Organiser / Sponsors will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Platform, the Company / Organiser / Sponsors make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability or otherwise with respect to such information, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any omissions or errors (including, without limitation, typographical errors and technical errors) in the Content.
  • Use of and browsing the Platform is to be done at your own risk. Neither the Company nor Organiser involved in creating, producing, or delivering the content, nor any naming right sponsors, event sponsors and third parties affiliated with the Company and the Organiser shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, or browsing the Platform, or downloading of any materials, data, text images, images, video, or audio from the Platform, including, without limitation, damage to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or mobile device or other property as a result thereof. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Platform is provided to You "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
  • You hereby hold harmless, release, indemnify and discharge the Company, Organisers and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers and representatives from all liability, claims, judgments, demands, controversies, agreements, damages, actions and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related in any way to the competition or the conduct of the competition and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded, whether in law or in equity, no matter what the cause or nature, and You further waive any claims that You may state or assert against the Company in association with the competition or any of its associated activities, or in any way related to or resulting from the competition even if such injury or claims results from or is caused by the negligence or gross negligence of the Company, in whole or in part, due to human error or otherwise. You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company from any claim arising out of your participation in the competition including, without limitation, all claims brought or asserted by any third party as a result of any injury or loss that You or they may sustain in any way associated with your participation in the competition.
  • Under no circumstance will the Company be liable for any:
    1. lost, late, misdirected, stolen, illegible or incomplete entries
    2. error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, submitted entries;
    3. problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, email, players or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing;
    4. incorrect or inaccurate information, caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the images, videos and/or the Submissions; and/or
    5. injury or damage to any Participant or to any computer related to, resulting from or in connection with the Competition.
  • If, for any reason, the competition is not capable of being conducted as anticipated, due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Company, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the competition, the Company reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition as deemed appropriate, disqualify any Participant, and/or select winners from all eligible Entries submitted prior to the termination, cancellation, modification or suspension. The Company reserves the right to correct any typo-graphical, printing, computer programming or operating errors at any time.

5. Links to Other Sites

You may not create a link to the Platform from another website or document without the Company’s prior written consent.

In the event that the Company may, from time to time, allow for discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, comments and the like on the Platform, the Company is under no obligation to monitor or review such transmitted information and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such transmitted information nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy of any such information. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law.

6. Governing Laws

The Competition, Your Entry(ies), Competition Terms and the Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Indian laws. Any aspects or disputes arising out of or in connection with the competition and/or your entry(ies) will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts located in Mumbai and You hereby accede to and accept the jurisdiction of such courts.

Contact Information

Our support team shall undertake all reasonable efforts to address your grievances at the earliest possible opportunity.

You may contact us at:

705, C&B Square, Sangam Complex, CTS No.95 A,127, Andheri-Kurla Road, Chakala, Andheri East, Mumbai- 400059, Maharashtra, India.

Reach out to us on care@imd1.co, in case of any queries.

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