eTalent Festival Rules – TikTok

TikTok/YouTube Shorts: Rules and Instructions


TikTok: Participants can enter a video of their creation through the app TikTok by using the hashtag, #KCSeTalentSeason6, and submit the TikTok link to KCSMW.

YouTube Shorts: Participants can submit a video of their creation as YouTube Shorts, ensuring it is “Unlisted”. Use the hashtag #KCSeTalentSeason6, and submit the YouTube Shorts link to KCSMW.

Categories: There are three categories. 

  • Kids (ages up to 18) – solo
  • Adults (18 and above) – solo
  • Group (two or more participants with family, friends, kids, etc.)


  • Participants are allowed to submit only ONE entry, using either TikTok or Youtube.
  • Video length: 20-60 second videos
  • Posted Videos need to have the hashtag #KCSeTalentSeason6 included.
  • Include the contestant’s first and last name in the caption.
  • You are invited to submit movie/TV dialogues, songs, or any other content, and you're free to use any voice, including your own. Your submissions don't have to be limited to movie/TV dialogues or songs. Feel free to be creative!
  • For TikTok/Youtube shorts, groups can use different camera angles and multiple shots (optional). This option is ONLY for groups and NOT for solo entries

Judging Criteria: your video will be judged based on the creativity and execution of the following will be considered:

  • Transitions/Effects (optional)
  • Originality
  • Audio quality and Visual appeal
  • Following all guidelines

Incomplete, garbled, corrupted, illegible, obscene, indecent, inappropriate, profane, and offensive entries are void and will not be accepted. Contestants should not use music, photos, brand logos or any other copyrighted material to produce their entry. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, TikTok or Youtube. Please abide by all TikTok and Youtube rules. The decision of the judges will be final.

Please refer to the general rules and video submission guidelines.

Any question please email