DANCE CATEGORIES

Classical Ballet
Pointe
Neo Classical
Pas De Deux
Character
Contemporary | Modern
Lyrical
Jazz | Musical Theatre
Ethnic | National Folkloric
Latin | Standard
Thematical Production
Open | ShowDance
Acro Dance
MTV Commercial
Street Dance | Urban
K-POP

AGE DIVISIONS

MINI: 4 – 7 yrs.
CHILDREN: – 8 – 11 yrs.
JUNIOR: 12 – 15 yrs.
ADULTS: 16 – 19 yrs.
SENIORS: 20 +

DANCE CATEGORIES

* SOLO: 1 dancer -2:30 min.
(Female / Male divided)
* DUO: 2 dancers -3:00 min.
* PAS DE DEUX: 2 dancers -6:30 min.
* TRIO: 3 dancers -3:00 min.
* GROUP: 4-9 dancers -3:30 min.
* FORMATION: 10 + (no limitations) dancers -4:00 min.
* PRODUCTION: 20 + (min. 20 dancers) dancers -8:00 min.

JUDGING CRITERIA

Technique – 40%
Composition – 30%
Performance – 20%
Overall – 10%
Every adjudicator will place points from 0,5 to 10 on each of the 4 dimensions.
THE JUDGES SCORES ARE FINAL AND NON-NEGOTIABLE!!!
HOBBY
PROis considered every dancer from every institution, governmental / municipality or private dance school or studio practicing dance lessons over four (4) hrs. per week.

DANCE CATEGORIES

BALLET
Performance must contain ballet technique incorporating formal classical movements. No pointe shoes are allowed in the ballet category.
No acro/gymnastic tricks are permitted.

POINTE
Performance must use pointe shoes and consist of pointe/toe technique. NOVICE and PRIMARY level dancers may not compete in this category. Age 12 and over.
No acro/gymnastic tricks are permitted.

NEO CLASSICAL
Is a ballet style that uses traditional ballet vocabulary but is less rigid than classical ballet. Spacing in Neo classical is usually more modern and complex
and is danced with modern music. It brings in expression and flows to the choreography and explores flexibility and story telling.
No acro/gymnastic tricks are permitted.

CHARACTER
Character dance is a specific subdivision of classical dance. It is the stylized representation of a traditional folk or national dance, mostly from European countries,
and uses movements and music which have been adapted for the theater.
No acro/gymnastic tricks are permitted.

JAZZ | MUSICAL THEATRE
Performance must consist of jazz technique. Performance featuring any style of dance from a Broadway, Movie or Television Show.
Limited acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

LYRICAL
Performance must have dynamic emotion and expressive movements demonstrated with fluidity, balance, extension and control.
Limited acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

CONTEMPORARY | MODERN
Performance must consist of interpretive movements using modern technique such as natural movements focused on the “core” of the body with coordination between breathing and movement as well as a dancer’s relationship with the floor. Limited acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

*** In the above categories, lip-syncing and talking should be kept to a minimum, so as not to portray a character.

*** In the above dance categories, a limited number of acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

* If a performance violates this rule the act will be recategorized, the Studio Director will be notified.

ACRO DANCE
Performance must use a combination of dance technique and acro/gymnastic movements, such as walkovers, aerials, handsprings, etc.
Any number of acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

FOLK/ETHNIC
Performances which are to a significant degree bound by tradition with strong cultural roots. Any number of acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

STREET DANCE | URBAN
Performance demonstrating street dance, incorporating hip hop and/or funk choreography. Any number of acro/gymnastic tricks and breakdancing are permissible.

OPEN | SHOWDANCE
Performance demonstrating any style of dance or a combination of dance styles. Any number of acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

MTV Commercial
A fusion of different dance styles with newly created choreographies inspired by the MTV’s impact, variety shows and popular singers, party dances
or club dances (popular or trendy dances). It is a commercial style of Jazz, a fusion of Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop or other styles, which are performed both live and
in video clips alike. The accent is on presentation, style, expression, and performance.
Any number of acro/gymnastic tricks are permissible.

*** IMPORTANT ***
Every soloist can perform the maximum of two solos in each dance style (Example: 2 solo ballet + 2 solo modern / contemporary … + and so on.)
Keep in mind that only one of them (with the highest score), will be considered for the top 6. Depending of the number of entries, if they are over 12, there will be qualification round for the final TOP 6. In every category, if there are over 12 performances, the awarding will go as follows, places from 1 to 6 and all the rest receive mentions.
During the competition days (22-24.10.2021), on the entrance you will find the CHECK-IN point, where is MANDATORY to go and make your check-in (That helps all the organisers and staff to be sure that everyone has arrived and the competition will go smoothly). Only a teacher/choreographer or assigned representative can make the check-in for all the school. And must be made not later then 1 hour prior your first entry on stage. At the check-in, you will receive a welcome bag (MOVMNT branded) in which you will have a START LIST, Pen, Folder, Bracelets for all the dancers, Badges (1 – school director and 1 – assistant.) In need of more assistants, you can inform us at the check-in.
After check-in, assigned person from our staff will show you where is your changing room.
Backstage are allowed only dancers (with gold MOVMNT bracelets) and people with badges (School Director / Assistant).
FOOD, DRINKS and BEVERAGES are strongly PROHIBITED backstage, spectator’s hall and in the changing rooms in order to preserve safety for all dancers, their costumes and belongings.
NOT showing on time or missing entry on stage for no good reason will not be tolerated and will not be accepted and given second chance to perform.
Responsibility for being on time for your performance is yours and yours alone.
Props, such as dust, ash, water or any other substances that can endanger the dancers or harm the stage are strongly PROHIBITED.
Failing following the rules and regulations, will lead to deduction of points or disqualifying from the competition.

DISCLAIMER

  • MOVMNT IDC reserves the right to cancel any competition if inadequate entries are received to run the event.
  • MOVMNT IDC will not issue refunds or be held responsible for sudden cancellation or time lost due to extreme weather, bomb threats, terrorism, pandemics or any other extraneous circumstances.
  • MOVMNT IDC will not be held responsible for injuries, damage and lost or stolen property over the duration of the competition.
  • MOVMNT IDC will not be held responsible for any additional fees incurred (i.e., Parking fees, entry fees, parking tickets, etc.) by dancers, teachers, studio owners or any participants while attending one or more of the events.
  • To be entered at MOVMNT IDC, payment in full must be received with your entries. No post-dated payments past the payment deadline are accepted. No dancer can perform unless studio balances are cleared.

GENERAL

  • Given our constraints in evaluating actual rehearsal time, MOVMNT IDC trusts teachers to enter performances in the appropriate Competitive Levels. Routines that are obviously under-placed may/will be moved up a level at the discretion of the judges or MOVMNT IDC Directors. 
    All decisions are final.
  • MOVMNT IDC rules are enforced with the goal of creating a fair competitive environment for all dancers.  If circumstances arise throughout an event which do not fall under the current rules, MOVMNT IDC Directors/Management reserve the right to proceed as they see fit to best uphold the integrity of the event.

STARTING FEES

SOLO – 30 eur. (Per dancer, per dance)
DUO / PAS DE DEUX – 20 eur. (Per dancer, per dance)
TRIO – 18 eur. (Per dancer, per dance)
GROUP – 15 eur. (Per dancer, per dance)
FORMATION – 12 eur. (Per dancer, per dance)
PRODUCTION NUMBER – 10 eur. (Per dancer, per dance)  

ALL FEES ARE NON - REFUNDABLE FOR ANY REASON… Credits can be issued for future events based on the individual situation.
Studio Directors must facilitate this communication, our office will not speak with parents/guardians of performers.

REGISTRATION

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September

00:00 HOUR

30

September

23:59 HOUR

AWARDS

AWARDINGS WILL BE HELD EVERY DAY, AFTER EVERY AGE CATEGORY. MONETARY PRIZES AND SOME OF THE SPECIAL AWARDS WILL BE GRANTED AFTER THE END OF THE LAST DAY OF THE COMPETITION!

 

Best Group – 500 Euro cash
Best Female – 200 Euro cash
Best Male – 200 Euro cash
Shining Star – 100 Euro cash
Best Crew (Street Dance) – 300 Euro Cash
Best K POP Group – 200 Euro Cash
 
• Diplomas
• Trophies
• Medals
• Monetary Prizes
• Scholarships and Vouchers
• Contracts

SPECIAL AWARDS

contact

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