JUDGING CRITERIA :
MUSICALITY | Dancers will demonstrate their ability to creatively work with the timing of their individual music. This can be done in a variety of ways, including patterns, footwork, “hits”, tricks, etc.
GENERAL DANCE TECHNIQUE & DANCE SPECIFIC TECHNIQUE
PARTNERING/CONNECTION | This is reflected in the lead/follow aspect of the dance. Are partners truly connected, or are they merely executing choreography while holding hands? Synchronicity during side by sides or shines will also help determine the score in this category.
CHOREOGRAPHY | The interpretation of the music. All choreography should be musical, and dancers should show a good usage of the space itself. Originality is a factor here.
OVERALL PRESENTATION/SHOWMANSHIP | Overall Presentation score includes costuming and showmanship.
AUDIENCE EMOTION AND NOISE.
› Judges will be chosen by lotto the night of the competition among the people designated by each team to be the judges by each participating team.
› The main judge will be chosen by lotto from among the judges.
› The public also is a judge. The noise made by public will count as 50% in the overall score.
› The cups will be given the night of the competition.
› Cash prizes reception may be delayed because of accounting, electronic payment systems or other factors. We’ll do everything possible so that winners get their cash prizes in maximum 90 days after the competition.