The jury will be chosen by the "Federation des Eurochestries" and made up with personalities of high musical competence. The decisions are taken by full majority. In case of equal results, the president of the jury will have a casting vote.
The jury's decisions are final and supreme.
A maximum of 3 prizes can be awarded by the jury, and if necessary they will be attributed to two or several composers ex aequo.
First Prize : 2500 euros.
Second Prize : 1700 euros.
Third Prize : 1000 euros.
The jury reserves oneself a right not to award one or other of these prizes, and to attribute various mentions outside these 3 awards.
The jury's decision will be proclaimed on the 30th of APRIL at the latest.
The awarded works will be executed during the 15th European Festival of Youth Orchestras, between the 9th and the 30th of July 2004. The composers whose works will have been selected will have to carry out the orchestral set of parts, according to the traditional notation, and to to send it freely to the Competition Secretary before the 15th of June 2004, with a view to the rehearsals. The composers can attend the rehearsals.
The selected and awarded works could be published by the "Federation des Eurochestries".
The works that will not be awarded a prize can be taken or asked for at the Competition Secretary up to the 30th of June 2004 ; after this date they will be destroyed as well as the accompanying envelopes.
For cases which have not been planned in this regulation (in its french version), they will be ruled by the legislation in force.
The composers taking part in the Competition are bound to accept this regulation and the jury's decisions.
ARTICLE 14 : Nomenclature, see next page.