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Judging Criteria

Judges’ Results

Maximum Combat Coins: 15

The total number of points earned by each contender will be determined by the accumulation of their combat coins (s). It will be a subject of Win (3 points), Draw (1 point), or Lose (0 points) versus the opponent with whom he/she/they fought.

The final points from the Judges’ results will be added to the points from the Fan Votes outlined below to determine the contestant’s overall score (s).

Looks/Preparedness (Maximum of 5 Combat coins)

  1. Preparedness: Is there evidence of performance planning, such as choreography or costumes?
  2. Appearance: Did the contestant(s) look to be ready to perform? Did the contestant(s) appear unique? Did he/she/they stand out?
  3. Attitude: Was the performer’s on-stage attitude appropriate for their genre?
  4. Appearance: Did they show personality on stage? Did they look to be enjoying themselves?

Delivery (maximum of 5 combat coins)

  1. Physical Interaction: Did the contestant(s) physically interact with the crowd, such as making eye contact, nodding, acknowledging, waving, gesturing, dancing with the audience, or using hand signals?
  2. Confidence: Was the contestant(s) comfortable interacting with the audience? Did the contestant(s) appear relaxed while performing? Did they appear to be capable of accomplishing their goals?
  3. Stage Presence: Did he/she/they make good use of the stage? Did he/she/they look pleased with his/her/their performance? Did they interact well on stage? How did he/she/they deal with any challenges that may have arisen?
  4. Entertainment Factor/Showmanship: Was the contestant(s) entertaining? Did one or more members of the ensemble show off in front of the audience?

Lyrics/Content (maximum of 5 Combat coins)

  1. Relevance to the theme issue, for example, learning lyrics?
  2. Material: How distinct did the music sound? Did the music work with the set? Were the songs appropriate for the genre?

Fan Votes

Maximum Fan Coins: Unlimited

The total number of points awarded to each contestant will be determined by the accumulation of fan coins for that contestant. It will be a question of Win (3 points), Draw (1 point), or Lose (0 points) versus the opponent with whom he/she/they engaged.

The final points from the Fan Votes will be added to the points obtained from the Judges’ results as detailed above to determine the contestant’s overall points (s).

Website/App Vote (10 fan coins)

Each vote for the contestant(s) cast via the BOTS (Batte of the Sounds) mobile app or official website will result in the accumulation of 10 fan coins.

Vote on Facebook or Instagram (1 fan coin)

Each LIKE for the contestant(s) video on the BOTS Facebook or Instagram page counts as one fan coin.

Vote on Twitter (5 fan coins)

Each RETWEET of the contestant(s) video posted by the BOTS Twitter account will result in the awarding of 5 fan coins.