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 Guideline
Total Impression 20%
  • Overall Harmony between all components
  • Completeness of the overall layout
Animals Coordination 10%
  • Comfortable environment for animals
  • Selection of animals’ size and amount
Water Plants Health Condition 20%
  • Expression of natural atmosphere
  • Water plants health condition
Hardscape Choice and Composition 20%
  • Choice of non-artificial material, appropriate for the tank
  • Balance in the overall composition
  • Proper proportion of hardscape, no over use
Tank Maintenance and Condition 10%
  • Water condition
  • Tank’s overall condition
Water Plants Diversity 20%
  • Selection of water plants’ species, colors, heights, leaves’ size and shape
  • Using only water plants, no emersed plants