1.INJA competitions are open to students and professional nail technicians.
2.The competitions are open to those who satisfy the requirements and applies to the competition properly.
3.As an international competition participant, the competitor must respect all rules and manners of competition.
4.Universal and commonsensical standards will apply to other manners or rules not specified in the INJA rules.
5.A competitor will be disqualified if they intentionally or recklessly applies to a lower division then the actual division they belong in.
6.Competitors must specify the division for each classification they are entering when the application form is completed. Once the competitor and has registered they cannot change divisions without direct permission from the head judge or INJA supervisor.
7.The competitor must enter the highest division they qualify for.
8.Due to the large attendance of international competitors, INJA and the competition’s organization is not responsible for verifying that each competitor enters into the correct division.
9.INJA and the competition’s organization reserve the right to refuse entry to any competitor.
10.There are no refunds of competition fees
11.Competition fees are non-transferable
12.All photos and videos taken by INJA and the competition’s personnel or hired contractors are the sole property of INJA and the competition’s organization to be used in whatever fashion deemed appropriate by them without compensation to the competitors and models.
13.INJA and the competition’s organization is not responsible for any competitor not adhering to or understanding all of the rules
14.Competitors must provide their own products
15.Strictly no molds that create a well-shaped nail may be used for any of the competitions.
16.In the event of a tie or of any disputes to the scoring places first through ten, the head judge will make the decision.
17.The head judges decision is final
18.Score sheets will be made available for all competitors
19.In the event that a competition only has 4 competitors, only 1st place trophy will be awarded.
20.The competition must have a minimum of 3 competitors in it. If less than 3 competitors have entered, the competitor may choose to enter into a division in the next higher division or choose to pull out of it and get a refund on the competition fees.
21.It is the responsibility of the competitor to see that the submissions arrive for scoring by the deadline.
22.The works may be delivered in the competition by a person authorized by the competitor on the date and time indicated in the agenda. The works will be collected by the same person on the date and time indicated in the agenda.