Hog Factor Competition LDI

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National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition

The Hog Factor 2020 LDI finals will be held during the 2020 LDI Show in Las Vegas.
The contest will take place on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 5pm on the High End Systems exhibit stand.

Universities are invited to enter teams of up to three students. The competition takes place in two phases. Phase One is an open competition and will consist of each team providing a performance lighting piece, programmed on a Hog you own or on Hog 4 PC which can be downloaded free of charge with a special demo version of Capture visualization, which will be made available to all teams.

Once performance piece submission closes, the top teams will be selected, and Phase Two will see these teams programming a performance lighting piece based on High End Systems’ trade show booth design. These top teams will then be invited to perform their pieces live at the show on High End Systems’ booth, where the winners will be announced.

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We are pleased to announce the sixth annual Hog Factor USA National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition. The top teams in the country will be brought to LDI 2020 in Las Vegas where they will compete to win school prizes. You are invited to enter as many teams of up to 3 students as you like. The competition will take place in two phases. Phase 1 is an open competition and will consist of each team providing a performance lighting piece, programmed on a Hog you own or on Hog 4 PC which can be downloaded free of charge with a special demo version of Capture visualization, which will be made available to all teams.

Once performance piece submission closes on July 31th 2020, the top teams will be selected by August 15th, and Phase 2 will see these teams programming a performance lighting piece based on the High End Systems 2020 LDI booth design. These teams will then be invited to perform their pieces live at LDI 2020 on the High End Systems’ booth on October 23rd where the winners will be announced.

COMPETITION RULES

  • To enter the contest you must be a team of up to three students, CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A US OR CANADIAN UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE PROGRAM
  • Teams must have a sponsoring professor
  • No more than three students to a team are allowed
  • Once registration is completed an email with a link to download show files, visualizer files and instructions will be sent
  • Only one show presentation submission per team is allowed

Show presentations must use one of the following songs.
Download all songs from the individual links below.

HOG FACTOR 2020 PRIZES


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For the 2020 Hog Factor USA Competition, Capture has graciously offered to include their Capture Quartet, Duet and Solo products as additional prizes to the winning teams.


* First prize will be a Road Hog 4 for the school the students attend, along with a Capture Quartet. Each student receives an ETC Student Nomad software package and dongle (including Hog4PC)

 * Second prize will be a Hedgehog 4x console for the school the students attend, along with a Capture Duet. Each student receives an ETC Student Nomad software package and dongle (including Hog4PC)

 * Third prize will be a Hoglet console for the school the students attend, along with a Capture Solo. Each student receives an ETC Student Nomad software package and dongle (including Hog4PC)

 * Use of any other audio tracks will result in disqualification Each submission must be programmed on the provided Capture show file and using a Hog 4 console of any flavor. Registration and Submissions of entries to arrive at High End Systems no later than 11:59 PM June 15, 2020. By entering this competition, you fully acknowledge that your team has programmed the light show. You agree that High End Systems may post your entry link on our website in addition to making it available on any other platform. You further agree that High End Systems may use your video for publishing, advertising and other purposes royalty-free, including, but not restricted to, this competition Finally, High End Systems makes clear that no purchase is necessary to enter this competition and that all tax liable from the prizes awarded will be the responsibility of the winning parties.