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12th International Competition for Young Guitarists
«Andrés Segovia» from 15th to 18th June 2022
in Monheim am Rhein

General Competition Regulations


  • The competition is open to all young guitarists, who are ready to meet the following four conditions:
    • their age matches the frame given below,
    • their performing program corresponds to the guideline which is particularized in a seperate document named "Compulsory Pieces"
    • their written application arrives within the announced registration period,
    • they accept these "General Competition Regulations".
  • The competition will be performed in three age groups
    The key-date for calculating the age is the 19th June 2022
    • Age group I     under 14 years
    • Age group II   14 - 16 years
    • Age group III  17 - 19 years
  • The period of registration extends from 1st January till 31st March 2022.
  • The number of competitors in each age group is limited. The permission to participate depends on the chronological sequence of the applications.
  • Because of the actual pandemy the competition will not be held live on stage. The participants must upload a video for the jury with their competition programme. More detailed information on this are to be found on our homepage.
  • The decisions of the jury are indisputable. Legal recourse is not admitted.
  • The programme submitted with the application is binding. The competition programme is to be performed by heart. The indicated minimum and maximum durations are to be considered as total time on stage.
  • The jury decides about the participation on the final round of age group III. The programme of the final round must not contain pieces which were already presented in the 1st round.
  • It is not allowed that a juror judges an age group in which a pupil of his participates.
  • Until the competition results are announced to the public the jurors are bound to discretion.
  • Five prizes are provided for each age group. It is within the responsibility of the jury not to award all prizes or to split prizes. In case of splitting prizes the amount will be calculated by arithmetic mean.
  • For each competitor either the awarded prize or the ranking will be made public according to the following 4 categories:
    "excellent" (25-20 points)
    "very good" (19-17 points)
    "good" (16-14 points)
    "successful participation" (below 14 points).
    The individual point scores will not be published.
  • Either the awarded prize, the participation in the Finals (only for age group III) or the achieved category will be attested on the competition certificates.
    The certificates will be sent to the address given on the application form.
  • Should any discrepancies occur only the German version of these "General Competition Regulations" is relevant.

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