Music competitions

  • Only one entry per composer and competition allowed
  • In case that we will have to apply preselection: disqualified entries will not be spread and will not be votable
  • Maximum allowed playing time is 4 minutes. Tunes that go beyond this limit will be faded out
  • The use of unlicensed material is not allowed
  • All contributions for the music, graphics and videocontent compos will be released under a Creative Commons Licence. Look here for more information!


  • The entry has to be delivered as .OGG or .MP3 file with at least 160kbit/s average bitrate
  • You will have to provide a list of tools you used in creating your entry. This information will be shown on the bigscreen

Combined Tracked

Newschool tracker formats are not. For a special visual experience during compo we will show the pattern view of XMPlay during replay of the entries.

  • The filesize limit is 1.457.664 bytes UNcompressed
  • .MOD/.S3M/.XM/.IT : replayed with XMPlay (native support)
  • .MED/.NST/.STM : replayed with ModPlug Sound System Input Plugin for XMPlay
  • .TFM/.TFMX/.TFX : replayed with Winamp2 TFMX player v1.25 Plugin for XMPlay


  • A looped piece of music
  • Max. loop playing time: 7 seconds (that's 308700 samples at 44.1kHz)
  • WAV or FLAC file format only
  • Original loops (not used in a track before)
  • Will be played for about 60 seconds and then faded out
  • Must loop seamlessly in winamp or xmplay, or will be moved to a seperate compo called: "ZU DUMM EINEN SAUBEREN LOOP ZU SCHNEIDEN" ;-)

What, where and when

Under Construction is the last demoparty of 2018.
It takes place from December 27th to 29th in Gernsheim, Germany.

Stadthalle Gernsheim
Georg-Schäfer-Platz 1
64579 Gernsheim