The Individuals Competition will take place virtually!

ABOUT THE INDIVIDUALS COMPETITION

The Individuals competition will take place from Monday, September 28 through Friday, October 30.

Individuals are divided into the following divisions: High School, University, and 26+.

An Individual can compete in one of five categories: Rudimental Snare, Concert Snare, Tenors, Keyboard, and Timpani.

Individuals will be asked to upload their video submission to YouTube as a public, but unlisted video.

PASIC REGISTRATION

All participants must be registered for PASIC 2020. There is no separate entrance fee.

ELIGIBILITY

Any high school, university student, or persons age 26+ may enter.

COPYRIGHT CLEARENCE / PERMISSION TO ARRANGE

PAS requires all Individuals to document copyright law compliance. Please complete the Copyright Clearance form including the composer, arranger, and copyright owner for each selection to be performed, even if you own the copyright. If you are performing an arrangement of a copyrighted work, submit the Request for Permission to Arrange form to the copyright holder. Please note that the copyright holder is not always the composer of the work. Arranging permission is NOT required for any performance cuts that are made for timing considerations. Completed forms must be submitted to PAS no later than October 30, 2020. Without this documentation on file, an Individual’s entry will not be judged.

Rudimental Snare, Tenors, Keyboard, and Timpani Categories:

  • All Individuals may play their instrument type only. For example, a solo snare performer is allowed to play multiple snare drums, but no other instruments.
  • Accompaniment and electronics are NOT allowed.
  • All Individuals participating in the Rudimental Snare, Tenors, Timpani or Keyboard category are allowed a maximum of 5 minutes performance time.

 

Concert Snare Category:

  • Accompaniment and electronics are allowed.
  • Individuals participating in the Concert Snare category are allowed a maximum of 8 minutes performance time.

To read the full Individuals Competition guidelines, please click here.

COPYRIGHT LAW COMPLIANCE

PAS requires all Individuals to document copyright law compliance. Please complete the Copyright Clearance form including the composer, arranger, and copyright owner for each selection to be performed, even if you own the copyright. If you are performing an arrangement of a copyrighted work, submit the Request for Permission to Arrange form to the copyright holder. Please note that the copyright holder is not always the composer of the work. Arranging permission is NOT required for any performance cuts that are made for timing considerations. Completed forms must be submitted to PAS no later than October 30, 2020. Without this documentation on file, an Individual’s entry will not be judged.