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UTAH SALSA SOLO STYLE COMPETITION


Date/Time:

FRI, APR 21 @ 10PM - Qualifying Round 1
FRI, MAY 05 @ 10PM - Qualifying Round 2
FRI, MAY 19 @ 10PM - FINALS

Location:

3030 South Main Street - Salt Lake City

Cost:

$13 for Finals

Schedule:


10:00PM - Salsa Shines class
10:30PM - Social Dancing w/ DJ
11:30PM - Finals of Competition
12:00AM - Social Dancing w/ DJ
01:30AM - End of the Night



This Salsa competition is for the brave ones, the ones who dare to go at it Solo Style. This competition truly all depends on you and you alone. This one will determine who is the best in shines, freestyle, styling and body movement!



RULES OF COMPETITION


PRE-REQUISITE:   You must be 16 years of age or older
PRE-REQUISITE:   Competitor can be male or female
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:   You never won this competition before

QUALIFYING:   Must sign-up in person at qualifying dates/locations
QUALIFYING:   Competitor 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:   Competitor must qualify one time at any of the qualifying dates/locations
QUALIFYING:   Once you qualify, then you must get ready for finals

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 Salsa
MUSIC:   Your showcase should be between 1min - 1:30min
MUSIC:   Your entire showcase music must consist of 100% Salsa 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
- Trophy
- Sponsors Gifts
- Cash Out Options:
      › $300 in cash if 09 competitors or more compete -or- 1 plane tickets to Miami for WLDC
      › $200 in cash if 07 competitors or more compete
      › $100 in cash if 05 competitors or more compete

2nd PLACE
- Trophy
- Sponsors Gifts
- Cash Out Options:
      › $150 in cash if 09 competitors or more compete
      › $100 in cash if 07 competitors or more compete
      › $050 in cash if 05 competitors or more compete

3rd PLACE
- Trophy



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)







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