General competition rules - cakeology 2019

Registration
  • Register TODAY through www.cakeology.in by selecting from different competitions, paying registration fee. Be sure to bring a copy of your receipt with you when you bring your competition entry to the Cakeology Expo Hall, Competition Arena for set-up.
  • One entry per person, per category. You may enter more than one category, but only one entry per category.
  • The entry fee for each entry is Rs 1150/. Assistants will need a separate ticket to enter the show. Incase of last minute cancellations, NO REFUNDS will be given.
  • At no point will the participant or helper or relative of the participant be given chairs to sit near the competition area.
  • Divisions include Professional and Semi Professional.
  • Each entry must be the bonafide work of the individual who has participated.
  • All registrations MUST BE RECEIVED no later than 5PM on 15th of September.
  • At any stage, competitors cannot upload their competition pieces on any social media or websites until judging is completed or else you can be disqualified.
Set-up
  • WHERE: Cakeology 2019, Hall no.5, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon ( East).
  • WHEN: Assembling of the cakes should be completed by 9am on the first day of the show.
  • At that time all competition participants will be escorted away from the display area.
  • All competitors must check in at the Cakeology 2019 registration Desk prior to being granted access to the competition area
  • NO LATE SET-UPS WILL BE ACCEPTED
  • Badges given must be worn at all times.
  • During set-up, the creator of the entry must be present and participating in the set -up. Each competitor may enlist the aid of one assistant, and one assistant only.
  • Each competitor will be assigned, in order of arrival at the Competition Arena, a display space on top of a white skirted table top to display their entry.
  • No table décor will be allowed.
  • There will be no electrical outlets available to any of the competitors.
  • Cakes will be positioned in order of receipt; no positions on the display tables may be requested or reserved.
  • All competition pieces MUST REMAIN ON DISPLAY until the last day, that is 22nd Sept 2019, till 6 pm.
  • Any items, including cakes, displays, etc. remaining after 6PM will be disposed.
Photography
  • All entries will be photographed and photos may be used, at the discretion of Cakeology, for any and all marketing and promotional purposes for all future activities
Awards
  • The Cakeology Awards Presentation will take place on the last day, that is 22nd Sept at 4pm on Main Stage.
  • Prizes must be claimed at the show. If you are not able to pick up your prize at the show you may make arrangements to pick it up yourself. Under no circumstances will prizes be mailed or shipped.
Judging
  • Judging will begin at 9am on the first day of the competition, i.e 20th Sept 2019
  • All entries will be judged by a team of qualified industry professionals.
  • A copy of the judges point evaluation and comments on your entry will be given along with the prizes.
  • Contestants may only view their own score cards, which will be verified by competitor number.
  • Judges scores/decisions are final based on the decision of the judges.
  • THERE WILL NOT BE A DEFAULT WINNER IF NOT ENOUGH ENTRIES ARE SUBMITTED.
  • Placements are presented only based on points and judges’ final decision.