HOLD 'WORK' IN YOUR HAND, TAKE PIC -> UPLOAD
User's FACE* Must be VISIBLE in Photos & Videos
1. Account Must be OTP Verified
2. Use ‘Upload Own Work’ or 'NacFun Activity’ to Upload
EDITED or FILTERED IMAGES/VIDEOS NOT ALLOWED
(unless mentioned otherwise Read Section 5).
a. How to Use 'Upload Own Work'?
‘Upload Own Work’ - Use this to Upload OWN ORIGINAL WORK (ex- Art, Act, Craft, Comedy, Dance, Song, Music, Poem, WorkOut, Sports, Yoga, Life Skills etc). 'Upload Own Work' has FameZone & Publish Activity (For Advance Users) to Upload their OWN CREATIVES.
(i) 'FameZone'; Upload image or video of original performances (example Art, Act, Craft, Comedy, Dance, Singing, Music, Poetry, WorkOut, Sports, Yoga, Life Skills etc) or certificates & awards (must list user's name) won by user elsewhere. Guidelines to upload in 'FameZone' are; Click to view details
A. ACADEMICS ACTIVITIES
ACADEMICS PROJECTS are academics subject themed project made by the student (user) that is typically displayed in classroom, school or school's bulletin board. This project could be for Geography, History, Social Science, Science and any other academics subject.
B. ACTING & COMEDY ACTIVITIES
TIP:Get more points by uploading your Acting Activities in NacFun Activity --> Co-Curricular --> Acting
Upload Acting video of your choice. Performance in the Uploaded video in FameZone should be of more than 30 seconds. Acting & Dialogue of the Act should not be Obscene (No Cursing, No Bad Words) and has to be Children Friendly. Do not use any Filter if you need to act as a particular character, use original Makeup and dress accordingly.
TIP:Get more points by uploading your Comedy Activities in NacFun Activity --> Co- --> Freestyle
Upload Comedy video of your choice. Performance in the Uploaded video in FameZone should be of more than 30 seconds. Comedy, Jokes, Punchlines in the perfromace should not be Obscene (No Cursing, No Bad Words) and has to be Children Friendly. Do not use any Filter if you need to act as a particular character, use original Makeup and dress accordingly.
C. ART ACTIVITIES
Art, Drawing, Sketch Image/Video requires user to create their own work by hand on a blank page of a full size school notebook or a blank paper (same size as full size school notebook) or 8” x 11” or larger size paper (A4 or US Letter size or larger) and should cover at least 70% area of the paper.
Art, Drawing, Sketch, Painting, Caricature etc. MUST have the ARTIST (user) SIGNATURE by HAND or NAME (for younger kids) or BOTH.
D. CERTIFICATE, TROPHIES & MEDALS
Upload Photo or Video of NON-NacFun Certificate, Annual Report Card, Trophy, Medals, Award Ceremony (receiving award) that clearly demonstrates that these belong to the user can be uploaded in 'FameZone'.
Trophy, Medals and Awards must have event and user's name inscribed and clearly legible in the uploaded Image/Video in 'FameZone'. If the event and user's name is not clearly inscribed or legible, then take a picture with user's face clearly visible, with user holding the Certificate (showing event and user's name) received from that event in one hand and Medal, Trophy and Award received in another hand (or placed in front of them on a table) and upload.
If above conditions to upload Trophy, Medals, Awards, Certificates and Annual Report card cannot be met then DONOT UPLOAD Certificate, Annual Report Card, Trophy, Medal and Award Image/Video in 'FameZone'.
E. CRAFT ACTIVITIES
Craft (Image or Video) must DEMONSTRATE that it is user's hand work and that all components are ATTACHED TOGETHER & the craft work can STAND or FREE HANG as ONE OBJECT.
F. DANCE ACTIVITIES
TIP:Get more points by uploading your dance in NacFun Activity --> Co-Curricular --> NAC-HO Dance
Dance on any Beat/Music/Song of any language of your choice. Dance performance uploaded in FameZone should be of more than 30 seconds. Lyrics of the song and Dance steps should not be obscene.
G. LIFE SKILLS ACTIVITIES
TIP:Get more points by uploading your Life Skills Videos in NacFun Activity --> Co-Curricular --> Life Skills
Upload any Life Skill video of yours here such as Cooking, Sewing, Knitting, Recycling etc. Life Skills performance in FameZone should be of more than 30 seconds.
H. MEHNDI ART ACTIVITIES
Upload your Mehndi work under Art Category of FameZone.
If you are applying Mehndi on your Hands/Feet then your Face and Mehndi both should be visible in the picture.
If you are applying Mehndi to someone else then along with the person, you should be visible in the picture. The onus remains on user to prove that it's their own Mehndi work.
If you are applying Mehndi on a Paper then it must be made on a blank page of a full size school notebook or a blank paper (same size as full size school notebook) or 8” x 11” or larger size paper (A4 or US Letter size or larger) and should cover at least 70% area of the paper.
I. PHOTOGRAPHY ACTIVITIES
Before uploading your Photography Activities, you must Print them, hold them in your hand with your face visible and then upload. Otherwise will be rejected by the Teachers/Judges. But onus remains on user to prove that it's their own photography work.
J. POETRY ACTIVITIES
Self Written Poem can be uploaded as an image, Written (Use large font) on a full size paper or larger with your (THE POET) SIGNATURE. You must hold the sheet in your hand, and take a pic with your FACE clearly visible. OR
Self written Poem can be uploaded as a video with you (THE POET) reciting it. In the beginning introduce yourself.
K. SINGING ACTIVITIES
TIP:Get more points by uploading your song in NacFun Activity --> NacFun Singing Idol
You can upload only vocal singing. Sing any song of your choice of any language in your own voice. Make sure you tell the name of the song and the language in which you are going to sing before starting the song. Songs uploaded in FameZone should be of more than 30 seconds. Lyrics of the song should not be obscene. Playing any instrument or any background music while singing is not allowed. Use of editing softwares, special effects or filters in video is not allowed. Do not read out the lyrics from a paper or any device. NO HEADPHPHONES allowed to demonstrate that you not listening to the lyrics while singing. You must memorize the lyrics, rhythm & tune(proper raag & sur) of the song.
L. SPORTS, FITNESS, WORKOUT & YOGA ACTIVITIES
TIP:Get more points by uploading your Sports Activities in NacFun Activity --> Sports --> Sports Fitness
Upload your video showing any skill/talent of any sport of your choice. Performance in the Videos uploaded in FameZone should be of more than 30 seconds. Ex- Football Juggling, Basketball Dribble, Table Tennis Tapping etc.
TIP:Get more points by uploading your Workout, Fitness & Yoga Activities in NacFun Activity --> Sports --> Freestyle
Upload your Workout, Fitness, Yoga Activities of your choice. These activities must be PHYSICAL in nature & show physical movement of your body. Performance in the Videos uploaded in FameZone should be of more than 30 seconds
M. ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FAMEZONE
For Dance, Music, Singing, Poetry, Speech, Workout, Yoga, Sports, Workout, Life Skills ONLY VIDEOS (NO IMAGE) can be uploaded in 'FameZone'.
TIP: Instead of using above videos in 'FameZone', check if you can upload these videos in response to activities in Co-Curricular & Sports section of ‘NacFun Activity’ to earn higher points.
Videos uploaded in 'FameZone', must show your performance for at least 30-60 seconds.
(ii) 'Publish Activity' (For Advance User) Click to read more User may use their original work as an INSTRUCTION (Image or Video) to publish an Image or Video Activity for others to view and perform. User get points for publishing & more points each time someone performs the activity published by the user. 'Publish Activity' is an important PRIVILEGE granted to users & can be revoked anytime if user fails to 'Publish Activity' which are not in adherence with NacFun Policies. Guidelines to upload in 'Publish Activity' are;
Mandatory requirements of Image/Video/Text 'INSTRUCTIONS' to upload in 'Publish Activity';
b. How to Use 'NacFun Activity'?
'NacFun Activity’ - Use this to Perform Co-Curricular, Sports, Academics activities given with INSTRUCTIONS from NacFun of WHAT TO DO & ICON TO UPLOAD. Perform EXACTLY as per the given instructions by NacFun. Record or take a picture (as applicable) & UPLOAD.
3. Upload Guidelines & Assessment of 'NacFun Activity'
The instruction Image/Video should clearly demonstrate that it is user's original performance & that user has mastered the skill. HINT: Do not ask others to do something that you can't perfrom with excellence yourself in your Instruction Image/Video.
User cannot receive any aid from other person, paper, book or device in their Instruction Image/Video.
All instruction Image/Video MUST be user's Intellectual Property & not of someone else.
Only Video Activities can be submitted to publish under 'Publish Activity' for Dance, Music, Singing, Poetry, Speech, Workout, Yoga, Sports and Freestyle catgories using users own Instruction video.
Instruction Image/Video of Craft activity to be published must DEMONSTRATE that it is user's hand work and that all components are ATTACHED TOGETHER & the craft work can STAND or FREE HANG as ONE OBJECT
Art, Drawing & Sketch Instruction Image/Video requires user to create their own work by hand on a blank page of a full size school notebook or a blank paper (same size as full size school notebook) or 8” x 11” or larger size paper (A4 or US Letter size or larger) and thier work should cover at least 70% area of the paper.
Art, Drawing & Sketch Instruction Image/Video MUST have the ARTIST (users) SIGNATURE by HAND or NAME (for younger kids) or BOTH on the artwork.
Art, Drawing & Sketch Instruction Image/Video created by user must be of HIGH STANDARD to be considered for approval. Hint: If your art teacher won’t give at least 95% marks for your art/drawing/sketch work then don’t attempt to 'Publish Activity' with such lower quality image for other users to perform.
WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS must be in DETAIL, CRISP & CLEAR for another user to understand & perform accordingly.
Avoid common mistakes of submitting a Dance, Music, Singing, Poetry or Speech video made by you but is a copy of someone elses composition. (You can submit such videos in Dance, Music, Singing, Poetry or Speech category under 'NacFun Activity' or in 'FameZone'). In order to 'Publish Activity' of Dance, Music, Singing, Poetry or Speech Category you must be the original dance choreographer, music composer & lyricist, poet & the speech writer.
Response Uploaded for Co-Curricular, Sports & Academics 'NacFun Activity' are Approved (& Awarded Points) OR Rejected by the Teachers/Judges & is based upon how well the instructions were followed in the uploaded Image/Video of the User.
Tip: Follow the full instructions completely without missing any minor detail to earn High Points. Steps, Moves, Counts, Duration, Reps, Colour Scheme, Size, Shape & Dimension, Pattern, Material, Raw material, Props, Equipments, Response Method & Material, Sequencing, Introduction, Explanation etc MUST be as per the given instructions. Your response must be 100% identical to the given instructions (Image/Video/Text).
Click activities below for more details;
NAC-HO Dance: (i) 3 Points for Meeting the Minimum Time requirement, (ii) up to 20 Points for Dance Moves and (iii) up to 7 Points for Presentation & Dressing (Dress & Makeup according to the type of Dance).
NacFun Poetry Battle: (i) 5 Points for Meeting the Minimum Time requirement, (ii) up to 20 Points for Delivery & Confidence and (iii) up to 5 Points for Expressions.
NacFun Singing Idol: (i) 5 Points for Meeting the Minimum Time requirement, (ii) up to 10 Points for Rhythm while Singing and (iii) up to 15 Points for Performance & Talent.
Sports Challenge & BattleZone: Must follow Video/Text instructions and upload identical response video. All Steps, Moves, Counts, Duration, Reps, etc MUST be completed as per the given instructions. There is no Partial scoring of Points, the response will be either Accepted or Rejected. For each Monthly Mandatory Challenge, user will get a maximum of 4 attempts to complete.
Freestyle Sports Challenge: Must be a Physical Workout Activity of most parts of the body. Perform for Minimum Specified Time or more. Higher Difficulty level, Creative & Unique entries will earn HIGHER Points.
Minimum Time Requirement for: (i) Class/Grade LKG & UKG: 45 Seconds, (ii) Class/Grade 1 to 4: 90 Seconds, (iii) Class/Grade 5 to 12: 120 Seconds, (iv) 18 Years & Above Age Group : 120 Seconds.
Freestyle Points: (i) 5 Points for Meeting the Minimum Time requirement, (ii) up to 20 Points for Difficulty level and (iii) up to 15 Points for Uniqueness.
Tip: Do not submit Dance video in Freestyle Sports Challenge. You can submit Dance videos in 'NacFun Activity' or in 'FameZone'.
Academic Activities: These activities are for learning purposes, therefore (i) Learn & Memorise, and then do (ii)video record while Reciting from Memory. Onus is upon the user to clearly demonstrate in the video that they are reciting the task from the memory and not taking aid of another person, device or book. Read Section 4 below for Videography & Photo Tips & Instructions.
Entries that don't meet the instructions and guidelines provided under ‘NacFun Activity’ will be rejected or approved with zero points. Teachers/Judges in their opinion may Reject Entry if they feel that the user needs another opportunity. Or they may Approve Entry with ZERO points or very low points restricting the user to resubmit entry (unless the activity has provision for multiple entries). Rejeced entries counts towards users monthly upload limits. Therefore, focus on quality of work to avoid rejections or approvals with zero points or low points.
4. Upload Guidelines & Assessment of 'Publish Activity';
ASSESSMENT (Points, Approval, Rejection) of user's upload to 'Publish Activity' (image & video) happens as follows;
Accepted if; Click to view details
It is UNIQUE or SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT from existing activities published by same or other user or by NacFun
Instruction Image/Video must be of HIGH STANDARD
Written Instructions must be of HIGH STANDARD
Instruction Image/Video has not been used by the user on NacFun earlier
Fits in the purview of NacFun's Fun N Learn Program as per teacher's judgement
Not in violation of NacFun Policies
Once Accepted, the activity is listed in 'NacFun Activity' section of other users.
Accepted for Publisher Page Only if; Click to view details
It is NOT UNIQUE NOR SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT from existing activities published on NacFun but acceptable in teacher's judgement as the activity may still be very beneficial for other users
Instruction Image/Video is of AVERAGE OR BELOW AVERAGE STANDARD
Written Instructions are of AVERAGE OR BELOW AVERAGE STANDARD
Instruction Image/Video has not been used by the user on NacFun earlier
Fits in the purview of NacFun's Fun N Learn Program as per teacher's judgement
Not in violation of NacFun Policies
Once Accepted for Publisher Page only, activity will be listed on the publication section of user's Public Profile for users to share and invite others to perfrom their published activities. Activity will also be listed in the NacFun search result of other users.
Rejected if; Click to view details
NOT UNIQUE NOR SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT from existing activities published on NacFun NOR in teacher's judgement it will add much value to the existing content for NacFun users to perfrom '
Instruction Image/Video is of POOR STANDARD
Written Instructions are of POOR STANDARD
Instruction Image/Video has been used by the user on the platform earlier
Outside the purview of NacFun's Fun-n-Learn Program as per teacher's judgement
In violation of NacFun Policies
5. Videography & Photo Instructions;
TIP: Rejected 'Publish Activity' Instruction Image or Video may be uploaded in 'FameZone', if it is in compliance with NacFun Policies.
a. User must hold their original work in their hand, take a Pic & then Upload. User's face must be clearly visible in the photos/videos that they upload.
Hold your Art work/Craft work just below your chin. Avoid showing any lower body part below the Art work/Craft work, this way the image of your Art work/Craft work will come bigger & better.
b. Same vidoes (or it's screen shots) or photos cannot be used more than once on NacFun Platform. Cross posting of photos or videos between ‘NacFun Activity’ and ‘Upload Own Work’ is not allowed.
c. In ‘NacFun Activity’ for the tasks that requires to be performed from memory, the user’s videography must prove beyond doubt that the task is being recited from the memory. Onus is upon the user to clearly demonstrate in the video that they are reciting the task from the memory and not taking aid of another person, device or book. Repeated failure to comply will lead to penalties and suspension of account.
Tip: Below techniques helps NacFun users to demonstrate to Teacher/Judges that they are reciting from their memory.
(i) If reciting a speech or poem, stand at a greater distance from the camera and move your head left to right, look down and up as if you are addressing an audience.
(ii) If reciting a maths table or answering questions in the activity, stand at a greater distance from the camera and introduce yourself on camera. Then turn sideways facing a blank wall. The wall should not be more than 1 metre away so the camera captures users sideface, body and the wall in one frame. Now start reciting the task from the memory. Only turn towards the camera once finished with recitation.
(iii) For tables and similar responses to be recited from memory, stand at a greater distance from the camera and introduce yourself. Next lower your head and look towards the ground & start recitation. During recitation the camera frame must include users head, body and the ground that they are staring while reciting. Only move up your head once you have finished your recitation.
(iv) Earn bonus points by performing in more unique ways that if accepted & can be added in the tips for the other users.
d. The videography of the activity should be done from an adequate distance to demonstrate that you are performing the activity or creating an instruction for 'Publish Activity' solely on your own & not getting any aid from other person, paper, book or device.
e. Video must have Adequate Lighting & Minimal Background Noise.
f. User's voice must be Clear & Audible at all times.
g. User's Face and Body(as required) must be clearly visible in the video/image.
h. Unless mentioned in the activity, videos can not be edited or filtered.
i. Additionally, follow all other instructions as given in the video/image activity.
j. Not following & violation of any of the points mentioned above may lead to any of the following; receiving ZERO Points, rejection of entries, issuance of Penalty Points, Temporary or Permanent suspension of account, cancellation of Prizes.
6. Comment/Feedback/Suggestion by the Teachers/Judges;
Teachers/Judges remarks on the entries submitted by the users must be followed before re-submitting rejected entries or uploading new entries of similar types. Not following the Teachers/Judges remarks will be considered as violation of NacFun Policies, as users cannot waste Teachers/Judges time by repeating same mistakes for which they have been advised earlier. Violations will result in Penalty Points, Temporary or Permanent Suspension of account & Cancellation of Prizes & Awards.
FOCUS ON QUALITY & NOT QUANTITY SUBMISSIONS TO EARN HIGH POINTS.
REJECTED ENTRIES COUNT TOWARDS MONTHLY LIMIT.
7. Parent Instructions;
a. As a rule of thumb, any behaiour or act that a parent will not be allowed to do with their children or thier teachers while the children are learning in classroom or appearing for a test, exam, competition in a school or onsite competition setting, is also prohibited while participating in NacFun Online Contests, Activities and Learning Program.
b. Child's entries submitted must demonstrates that the child has performed 100% of the work themselves. Parents are encouraged to help children learn & prep for the activity BUT parents must not intervene & help children while children are performing the activities.
c. Parent's behaviour & communication with NacFun teachers, auditors & staff must be same as how they would conduct themselves with child's school teachers & staff.
d. NacFun welcomes parents suggestion to improve the program by participating in NacFun parents volunteer team or emailing suggestions at [email protected]
e. Parents may highlight any inconsistency that they may find in their child's assessment work by emailing at [email protected] Be very clear to explain the policy that was not followed while assessing the child's work. Unnecessary & Unreasonable communication shall be overlooked & may lead to penalty points or suspension of child account.
f. Parents may also highlight the inconsistency in other child's work by flagging. Be very clear to explain the policy that was not followed while assessing the child's work which is flagged. Unnecessary & Unreasonable flagging shall be overlooked & may lead to penalty points or suspension of parent and child's account.
g. Parents, if you are making your children participate in the NacFun programming then you are hereby agreeing to adhere to all the guidelines listed above, upload policies and NacFun policies. If you fail to comply then your child’s account may be issued penalties, temporarily or permanently suspended.
a. All points (marks) given by initial teachers/judges are subject to review & audit by senior tearchers and auditors. As a result user may see the point change on certain entires. User should read the teacher's feedback on entries to understand better the points assigned to them. Review and audit of initial points (marks) ensures uniform marking for all participants. Audits & re-marking may take place even after winners are announced. Audits are also triggered from other users flagging the user's entry. Review full NacFun violation policies.
b. As per the NacFun violation policies, NacFun may ask for ONLINE LIVE TEST or UNEDITED RECORDED VIDEO of USER's PERFROMANCE as a test to ensure that the work submitted is 100% perfromed by the User and it is in line with user’s age/class/grade. Failure to take the test or failing in the test may draw serious penalties, cancellation of prizes, temporary or permanent suspension of user account.
9. In order to maintain Fairness, Transparency & overall User Experience, NacFun continues to improve Upload & Assessment Policy. Users must review the policies often to stay updated with the changes.
Tip: Check the Announcement & 'FAQ' in My Zone frequently.
10. All uploads must be in adherence with NacFun Policies & specifically MUST BE CHILD SAFE CONTENT. Any violation will lead to immediate suspension of account & cancellation of prizes.
11. Pilot Program for 'Face Display' Exemption (Due to 'FAITH'); The Pilot Program to let those participate WITHOUT showing full face (due to faith only) while displaying the pic of their art or craft work will work as follows;
Have someone in your household (male or female) with their FACE FULLY VISIBLE to hold your art/craft work in their hand on your behalf.
You stand next/behind them to them with you face partially visible (at least the eye area).
Then take the pic that you will upload in your account.
Important, the person who stands on your behalf showing the face cannot change in future. As the facial recognition software has to digitally link the photo and account to that face ONLY for all future upload.
Therefore, we recommend that participant request their parent, spouse, siblings, children or someone very close in the family to do it on their behalf.
If you choose to use this self serviced Pilot Program then you are hereby agreeing to the following conditions;
This is a temporary Pilot Program and can be removed or ammended at any time with or without prior notice.
While participating in the Pilot Program, I will ensure that the same person will assist me with their face through out my participation in NacFun.
Non-Compliance will be considered as violation of NacFun policies and I will be subjected to Penalty and Suspension as outlined in violation policies.