The best and most prestigious Bachata Competition in Utah is back - This is the one that TRULY determines the KING & QUEEN OF BACHATA IN UTAH.

We have amazing trophies, incredible judges, and of course CASH PRIZES. You've seen the rest of the competitions, now participate in the BEST and MOST organized BACHATA competition in UTAH!

  • This one will TRULY determine the KING & QUEEN of BACHATA in UTAH
  • The ONLY competition with professional Dance JUDGES
  • CASH prizes plus much more



  • RULES OF COMPETITION


    PRE-REQUISITE:   You must be 16 years of age or older
    PRE-REQUISITE:   Couple must consist of a male(lead) and female(follow)
    PRE-REQUISITE:   You have been living in the state for at least 6 months
    PRE-REQUISITE:   You are not teaching or getting paid for dancing
    PRE-REQUISITE:   At least one person of the couple never won this competition before

    DANCING RULES:   Multiple spins = YES ALLOWED (anything that requires 2 or more spins is considered multiple)
    DANCING RULES:   Drops & Dips = YES ALLOWED (any special move going towards the ground)
    DANCING RULES:   Tricks = YES ALLOWED (any special move without leaving the ground)
    DANCING RULES:   Aerials & Lifts = NOT ALLOWED (meaning one person lifting the other one)
    DANCING RULES:   Flips = NOT ALLOWED (any move that takes both feet off the ground while connected with partner)

    QUALIFYING:   Must sign-up in person at qualifying dates/locations
    QUALIFYING:   Competitors will qualify by dancing for the audience
    QUALIFYING:   Each competitor will dance up to 1 min to show their skills
    QUALIFYING:   The songs will be selected by organizers
    QUALIFYING:   Once qualifying dates are done, no new contestant may enter
    QUALIFYING:   Competitors must qualify one time at any of the qualifying dates/locations
    QUALIFYING:   Once you qualify, then you must get ready for finals
    QUALIFYING:   If you want to change partners, then you must qualify with new partner

    MUSIC:   Submit your music in .MP3 format
    MUSIC:   You must provide your music via email 3 days prior finals
    MUSIC:   You can use any song you want as long as it is Bachata
    MUSIC:   Your showcase should be between 1min - 2min
    MUSIC:   Your entire showcase music must consist of 100% Bachata or you will get eliminated
    MUSIC:   No updates on music will be accepted 3 days prior finals
    MUSIC:   Bring your music in your PHONE or IPOD just in case

    FINALS:   All competitors must be there no later than 10pm
    FINALS:   Competitors must be READY to go ON STAGE by 10:30pm that night
    FINALS:   Be present for hearing of rules, judging, scoring and presentation
    FINALS:   Be present for lottery of order of showcases
    FINALS:   Order of presentation will be determined by lottery
    FINALS:   There will be a 30 second warm up
    FINALS:   You will be presented to the audience and judges
    FINALS:   You will be judged by a panel of judges who will score each showcase
    FINALS:   Make sure you give a good show to the audience
    FINALS:   Proper attire must be worn and costumes are encouraged
    FINALS:   After you do your showcase do not leave or change for results
    FINALS:   All decisions are final
    FINALS:   Always have fun, enjoy it!



    PRIZES


    1st PLACE
    - Trophies
    - Sponsors Gifts
    - Cash Out Options:
          › $700 in cash if 10 couples or more compete -or- 2 plane tickets to Miami for WLDC
          › $500 in cash if 07 couples or more compete
          › $300 in cash if 03 couples or more compete

    2nd PLACE
    - Trophies
    - Sponsors Gifts
    - Cash Out Options:
          › $300 in cash if 10 couples or more compete
          › $200 in cash if 07 couples or more compete
          › $100 in cash if 03 couples or more compete

    3rd PLACE
    - Trophies



    SCORING & JUDGING


    The finals will be based on a 50 POINTS SCORE SYSTEM. We will have between 3-5 judges for finals.

    TECHNIQUE = 10 POINTS   (YOUR CHEMISTRY - HOW SHARP YOU ARE - HOW CLEAN YOU ARE)
    MUSICALITY = 10 POINTS   (HOW DID YOU EXPRESS THE MUSIC - WERE YOU ON TEMPO)
    APPEARANCE = 10 POINTS   (YOUR COSTUME - SELF PROJECTION - INTERACTION)
    DIFFICULTY = 10 POINTS   (YOUR FREESTYLE SHINES - YOUR COMBOS & CHOREOGRAPHY)
    AUDIENCE RESPONSE = 10 POINTS   (HOW WELL THE AUDIENCE RESPONDED TO YOUR PRESENTATION)







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