Grading Guidelines



STEP 1
Primary
Selection
STEP 2
Final
Selection
Primary selectionJuly 1st to July 10th, Taiwanese judges will chose 50 works into Final.
Final SelectionJuly 11th to August 31th, our world class judges will grade the top 50 works and comment on the works.
The final result will be announced in September.
Scoring MethodEvery judge will give a score for top 50 works, and hand over to the organization. The highest and lowest score will be deducted and calculate the mean as final score.
Timeline
Timeline

Grading Guidelines


Total Impression 20%Overall Harmony between all components ; Completeness of the layout ; Uniqueness and creativity 
Hardscape Choice and Composition 15%Balance in the overall composition ;  Proper proportion of hardscape, no over use
Water Plants Condition 10%Water plants growth condition ; Water plants are showing the right color and in the health shape. ; Water plants health condition
Water Plants Selection and Coordination 15%The Selection of water plants’ species, colors, heights, leaves’ size and shape are in well coordination.
Water Plants Matureness  10%Water Plants are complete in natural growth, not too young in the layout.
Animals Coordination 10%Comfortable environment for animals ; Selection of animals’ size and amount
Tank Maintenance and Condition 10%Clarity of water condition, no impurity in the tank. ; Algae control, no overgrowth algae in the tank.
Artificial Elements, Accessories and Emersed Plants  10%No improper use of artificial material ; Remove all the accessories during photographing ;  Using only water plants, no emersed plants