Rules of the Competition
In any question concerning the rules of the competition or their translation, the German language text shall be considered authoritative.
The number of participants is limited to 65 in total. The winners of first prizes from previous International Violin Competitions are not allowed to compete again in the same age group.
All rounds of the competition are open to the public.
The prize-winners undertake to receive their prizes in person and to take part in all concerts immediately connected with the prizegiving without receiving a fee.
All participants who are eliminated in the first stage of the competition receive a Certificate of Participation.
All participants who are eliminated in the second stage of the competition receive a Certificate of Honour.
All eliminated participants may follow the competition as members of the audience. They have the opportunity to discuss their performance with members of the jury. Parents and teachers are welcome to attend for this discussion.
All participants are obliged to permit free audio and video recording of any stage of the competition. The recording company can make available copies of the recordings at the cost to the participant, if so desired.
The competition organizers can take no liability for any loss or damage to instruments during the competition.