Lip Sync

Guidelines:

  • Only current Appalachian State University students and advisors may participate.
  • Performances are to be between 3 to 4 minutes in length.  Performances lasting longer than 4 minutes will be disqualified.
  • No objects may be thrown from the stage into the audience.
  • Edited music is expected. (Please refrain from using music containing profane language.)
  • Group must provide their own “microphones” if needed.
  • Keep performances within an 20’ X 24’ area (the size of the stage in the Campus Finals).
  • This is a Family-Friendly event—please no inappropriate dancing (sexual or crude in nature) and no inappropriate props and no revealing costumes.
  • NO GLITTER MAY BE USED FOR LIP SYNC!

Application Process:

  • All organizations competing are required to fill out the homecoming entry form online by Wednesday, September 28th at 5 p.m. in AppSync.
  • An audio file containing the group’s music (which will be used in the actual performance), and a list of Lip Sync performers are due on the Homecoming Registration Form by September 28th.

 

Preliminaries Schedule:

(Participants need to be at the designated area at least 30 minutes in advance!)

Date Time Location Group
Monday, October 10th 7 pm Legends  General Clubs & UFOs
Monday, October 10th 7 pm I.G. Greer Auditorium Hall Councils & Varsity Athletic Teams* 
Tuesday, October 11th 7 pm Legends** Fraternities & Sororities 

*Varsity athletic teams are not eligible for prize funding.

**Due to space limitations, only participants are allowed to watch prelim performances.


Lip Sync Finals

Thursday, October 1st
7 - 9 pm
Schaefer Center

  • Participants must be at the Schaefer Center and check in by 6:30PM!
  • Top 3 Fraternity & Sorority teams will advance to the finals 
  • Top 3 Residence Hall organizations will advance to the finals 
  • Top 3 University Funded Organizations will advance to the finals 
  • Top 3 General Clubs will advance to the finals
  • The groups advancing to this performance will be competing against all other groups in their category: Greek, UFO, Hall Council, General Club, & Athletics.  
  • A 1st Place winner will be selected from each category.  Each category winner will receive $75 in funding
  • 1 Overall Winner will be selected from all competing groups.  The overall winner will receive $150 in funding. 

**UFOs & Athletic Teams are not eligible to receive funding.


Judging:

All judges will be unbiased representatives of the university community (faculty & staff).  Evaluation will be based on:

Originality 20%
Relation to Homecoming Theme 20%
Costume & Props 20%
Accuracy 20%
Energy 20%

If a group advances to the finals and fails to perform, the group forfeits all of the points earned during the Lip Sync Competition.

Points:

Prelims Participation 15 pts.
Finals Participation 25 pts.
1st Place in Category 50 pts.
1 Overall Grand Chamption 50 pts. (in addition to category pts.)

***If your group leaves behind any trash or props, points will be deducted from your final score. ***