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Dance to Korea S3

Did you miss us? Well, don’t worry because we are back with Dance to Korea Season 3  

Korea Tourism Organization’s K-pop cover dance competition returns and it’s better than ever! Oh yeah, another chance for free plane tickets to Korea, and now, an extra trip for the finalists. Finalists will compete on a live IN-PERSON stage in front of choreographers from @1milliondance in New York City!


Semi-Finalists will get the chance to be featured on KTO's official account!  


Preliminary submissions will be accepted [06/15/2023 - 07/10/2023]!  


Enter today for a chance to travel to Korea and dance on stage in New York City! Don’t forget to follow on Instagram for information, updates, and reminders! Continue scrolling for detailed information, the full rules, and legal regulations and disclaimers.  


Best of luck to all participants! #DancetoKoreaS3  

HOW TO:  Use the Official  

#DancetoKoreaS3 Filter


The AR filter can be found at Instagram profile or at this link. 

Once you have found the AR filter on the page, save it by clicking on the ‘bookmark’ icon at the bottom of the screen on the right side.  

Once you have saved the filter, you will be able to use it to film your Reels video.  

To film a Reels video, click on the “create” button (with a ‘+’ icon) from your Instagram homepage and then select “Reels”.  

Select the ‘effects’ icon (shaped like 3 sparkles) from among the multiple icons along the left side of the screen.  


Once you select the ‘effect’ icon, you will be able to scroll through and select from your saved effects.  

Select the Dance to Korea S3 filter and use it to film your dance cover!  


Don’t forget to include #DancetoKoreaS3i in your caption and tag in the Reels post! Good luck! 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I submit more than one entry?  

While there is no rule against it, submitting multiple entries will not increase any participants' likelihood of winning the competition. We recommend submitting just one video submission, but submitting multiple will not be grounds for disqualification.  


What regions are eligible?  

Only United States of America residents are eligible for participation.  

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. No purchase of any nature increases the chances of winning. 

1.  Eligibility 


The Dance to Korea Season 3 Online Dance Competition (hereinafter referred to as the “Event”) is sponsored by Korea Tourism Organization (hereinafter referred to as the “Event Sponsor”). The Event is being administered on behalf of the Event Sponsor by Urban Creator Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the “Event Agency”). Open to legal residents of the United States ONLY. Void where restricted or prohibited. 


Entrants may submit solo entries; teams of Entrants must have NO MORE than 5 members in order to participate. 


Entrants who are unable to participate in the final judging event on July 19, 2023 (07/19/2023) are not eligible to proceed past the second round of the competition and will be dropped from consideration.  

Finalists who reside in the United States will receive a round-trip flight if they are located over 6 hours' driving distance from NYC.


Employees, their immediate family members, those living in the same household of employees of the Event Sponsor, the Event Agency, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries and suppliers are not eligible to participate. The Event is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2.  Agreement to Official Rules 


By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of the Event Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the Event and interpretation of these Official Rules. 

3.  Event Period 


Entries will be accepted starting on June 15, 2023, at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific time (PST) and acceptance of entries will terminate on July 10, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time (PST). 


Preliminary judging and Semi-final judging will be held during the period of July 11-12, 2023. 

The final judging event will be held on July 19, 2023.  


Entrants who are unable to participate in the final judging event on July 19, 2023 (2/19/2023) are not eligible to proceed past the second round of the competition and will be dropped from consideration.  


The full period of the competition and associated judging will be from June 15, 2023 at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific time to July 19, 2023 at 12:00:00 a.m. (midnight) Pacific time (hereinafter referred to as the “Event Period”) 

4.  How to Enter 


To be eligible for this Event, an individual Entrant or representative of a team of Entrants must submit the entry through the following method. 



Use the official “Dance to Korea S3” AR filter on Instagram (accessible via to film a cover dance video to a K-pop song;  

Post recorded K-pop cover dance video to Instagram Reels;  

Include the hashtag: “#DancetoKoreaS3” in the caption of the Reels post;  

Tag in the Reels post;  


The Event is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.  

5. Requirements of Entries 


An entry may not contain, as determined by the Event Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that: 


  • is sexually explicit or suggestive 

  • violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; or contains nudity 

  • promotes use of illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message; 

  • is obscene or offensive, or endorses any form of hate or hate group; 

  • appears to duplicate any other submitted entries; 

  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies; 

  • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors, or theme parks) owned by others, without their permission; 

  • contains any personally identifying information, such as personal names or e-mail addresses; 

  • contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without their permission; 

  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without their permission; 

  • contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead; 

  • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which we wish to associate; and/or 

  • violates any law. 

6. Prizes 


AIRLINE TICKETS: ONE (1) Entrant or team of Entrants will win round trip airline tickets from Los Angeles, California, United States(LAX) or Seattle, Washington, United States(SEA) or San Francisco, California, United States(SFO) or Queens, New York, United States(JFK) or Honolulu, Hawaii, United States(HNL)  to Incheon, South Korea(ICN) provided as winners. (e.g. Regardless of the number of winning teams, the total number of winning tickets is up to five.). Winners must submit original certificates upon ticketing. Lost or damaged tickets will not be replaced. 

Flight plans during the peak season may be restricted. The winner(s) must use the ticket(s) and end up their travel by 12/31/2023.

The plane ticket(s) can be replaced with an item of equal value if the winner(s) can not depart from the designated airport.  

All taxes and fuel surcharges of the tickets are the sole responsibility of the winner. Tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles (no miles will be accrued). Travel is subject to seat availability, travel restrictions, and blackout dates. Additional baggage charges may apply. 

The replaced prize value will include tax, delivery fee to the winner(s)​​ location and other fee that event agency should charge according to the event agency's local law.

Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation, any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner may be required to submit a W9 or other tax form prior to receiving the prize. 

7.  Winner Selection and Notification 


All winners will be selected according to procedure and policy as determined by the Event Sponsor and judges appointed by the Event Sponsor. Winners will be contacted through Instagram DM (Direct Message) and be asked for email addresses, phone numbers, and names. 


All winners will be announced through an Instagram post on 07/12/2023.


The Event Sponsor shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to check the winner announcement post on the Instagram page. The Event Sponsor shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to the winner’s spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or the winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. 


Winners must submit an affidavit of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 24 HOURS from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate winner selected. The receipt by a winner of the prize offered in this Event is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. 




8. Rights Granted by You 


By entering this Event you understand that Event Sponsor, anyone acting on behalf of Event Sponsor (including Event Agency), or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review, or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, link to, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Event (including written, photographic and audiovisual recordings, descriptions, or postings of events where a prize is redeemed), and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertisements, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation. 


Upon submission of video, all Entrants agree that all copyright, repost, and distribution rights of the submitted video belong to the Event Sponsor.  


Upon submission of video, all Entrants authorize the use of any photographic, video, and electronic reproductions of video and all video frames for various reasons and purposes; this use may include but is not limited to all public and social media, such as the Soonhari social media platforms, website, promotional materials, and/or any other materials or media now known or hereafter developed. All Entrants grant the right for the Event Sponsor to use submitted video materials and likenesses; all Entrants acknowledge and accept that they may be identifiable from such photographic, video, and electronic reproduction.  

All Entrants warrant that they have read and understood the competition rules, release, and agreements. All Entrants agree that all regulations are binding upon video submission.  


Upon submission of video, all Entrants waive all rights to compensation for usage of their submission video and/or any photographic, video, and electronic reproductions of video and all video frames for various reasons and purposes.  


9. Terms 


Event Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the event, if (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Event. In such cases, The Event Sponsor may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by The Event Sponsor. Event Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any participant who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Event or violates these Official Rules. 


The Event Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Event, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by these Official Rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Event may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Event Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. 


10. Limitation of Liability 


By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Event Sponsor, Event Agency and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) your participation in the Event and/or your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Event; or (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the promotion or the processing of entries. 


Winner acknowledges that except and to the extent that the Event Sponsor and Event Agency cannot by law exempt itself from responsibility or liability, the Event Sponsor and Event Agency has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee described herein; including, but not limited to, quality, merchantability, mechanical condition or fitness for use. All warranties are hereby disclaimed, and the winner will accept the prize “as is”. 


11. Disputes 




As a condition of participating in this Event, the participant must agree that any or all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Event, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Los Angeles, California having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Event), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. 


12. Privacy Policy 


Information submitted with an entry is subject to be used for marketing purposes by Korea Tourism Organization. 


13. Winners List 


To obtain a copy of the winners’ names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:  


Urban Creator Inc, 

2900 Bristol street, Unit# A-208, Costa Mesa, 

CA 92626, United States  


14. Contact the Event Sponsor 


To contact the Event Sponsor, please write to:  


Urban Creator Inc, 

2900 Bristol street, Unit# A-208, Costa Mesa, 

CA 92626, United States  


Or contact the Event Sponsor via email at: 

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