Rules

More than four hundred songs by various producers, performers and bands from all over the world, including thirty-six domestic authors, have arrived at Czech Television in the course of preparations for the contest. The best will compete in the national round of the Eurovision – EUROVISION SONG CZ.

The winner of the National selection, the one who recieves the highest amount of votes from both international jury and czech audience, will be representing the Czech Republic in Lisbon at the Eurovision Song Contest in front of more than a quarter of a billion viewers from around the world.

National selection rules and voting:

  • 8. 1. Both music videos and songs will be presented on press konference
  • 8.–22. 1. Voting period for both fans and international jurors (only czech votes are valid, but all international fans can vote though)
  • 29. 1. Winner of the Czech national selection announcement

Jury votes:

  • 1. place – 8 points
  • 2. place – 6 points
  • 3. place – 4 points
  • 4. place – 3 points
  • 5. place – 2 points
  • 6. place – 1 point

International Jury voting counts will be released on 22.1.2018. Overall jury ranking of finlists is determined after counting up all the jurors votes.

Audience votes:

  • 1. place – 8 points
  • 2. place – 6 points
  • 3. place – 4 points
  • 4. place – 3 points
  • 5. place – 2 points
  • 6. place – 1 point

Everybody can vote only via official Eurovision song contest app. Voting is free of charge. Only czech votes will count.

Everyone is allowed to vote only once.

Final rankings:

Final rankings are the outcome of counting up all votes from both audience and jurors. (for example if a finlist recieves 1. place from both jurors and audience he/she has 16 points). In the case where there will be tie between two finalists, then audience votes are decisive factor. The song with highest score will represent Czech republic at Eurovision Song Contest event i Lisabon.