The Jury is governed by set rules.
The decisions of the jury are final.
There is no right to legal appeal.
During the competition,
competitors may be neither advised
nor taught by members of the jury.
Judgment criteria are
• the artistic personality
• the musical interpretation
• the technical proficiency
to a level which may be expected from young soloists
of sufficient maturity for public performance.
Only the Jury decides on the award of a prize.
The jury may suspend the awarding of prizes.
Prizes may be awarded, but the jury is not required to do so.
Prizes may be divided.