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UTAH BACHATA KING & QUEEN COMPETITION

WHEN : SAT, MAY 30 – 2020   @ 10PM
WHERE : MILLENIUM DANCE COMPLEX (inside TROLLEY SQUARE) 650 E 600 S – SALT LAKE
COST : $10 BEFORE 10:10PM   |   $15 AFTER

 
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

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    SCHEDULE

    10:00PM – Bachata Dance Lesson
    10:30PM – Social Dancing w guest DJ
    11:30PM – Competition
    12:00AM – Social Dancing w guest DJ
    01:30AM – End of the night

     

    QUALIFYING DATES

    MAY 01 – At one of our socials.
    MAY 15 – At one of our socials.

     

    RULES OF COMPETITION

    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 BACHATA
    MUSIC:   Your showcase should be between 1min – 1:30min
    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!

    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)

    AMATEUR & OPEN DIVISION


    PRE-REQUISITE:   You must be 15 years of age or older
    PRE-REQUISITE:   Couple must consist of a male(lead) and female(follow)
    PRE-REQUISITE:   You can compete if you live Out of State
     
     

    DANCING RULES:

    – Multiple spins = YES ALLOWED
    (anything that requires 2 or more spins is considered multiple)

    – Drops & Dips = YES ALLOWED
    (any special move going towards the ground)

    – Tricks = YES ALLOWED
    (any special move without leaving the ground)

    – Aerials & Lifts = NOT ALLOWED
    (meaning one person lifting the other one)

    – Flips = NOT ALLOWED
    (any move that takes both feet off the ground while connected with partner)

    PRIZES

    1st PLACE
    – Trophies + Cash*
          › $500 in cash if 10 competitors or more compete
          › $250 in cash if 07 competitors or more compete
          › $150 in cash if 03 competitors or more compete

    2nd PLACE
    – Trophies + Cash*
          › $250 in cash if 10 competitors or more compete
          › $150 in cash if 07 competitors or more compete
          › $050 in cash if 03 competitors or more compete

    3rd PLACE
    – Trophies

    BEGINNER DIVISION


    PRE-REQUISITE:   You must be 15 years of age or older
    PRE-REQUISITE:   You are living in the state of Utah
    PRE-REQUISITE:   You are not teaching or getting paid for dancing
    PRE-REQUISITE:   You never won this competition in this level before
    PRE-REQUISITE:   You never competed at the Summit or Worlds before

    DANCING RULES:

    – Multiple spins = YES ALLOWED
    (anything that requires 2 or more spins is considered multiple)

    – Drops & Dips = YES ALLOWED
    (any special move going towards the ground)

    – Tricks = YES ALLOWED
    (any special move without leaving the ground)

    – Aerials & Lifts = NOT ALLOWED
    (meaning one person lifting the other one)

    – Flips = NOT ALLOWED
    (any move that takes both feet off the ground while connected with partner)

    PRIZES

    1st PLACE
    – Trophies + Cash*
          › $150 in cash if 10 competitors or more compete
          › $100 in cash if 07 competitors or more compete
          › $075 in cash if 03 competitors or more compete

    2nd PLACE
    – Trophies + Cash*
          › $100 in cash if 10 competitors or more compete
          › $075 in cash if 07 competitors or more compete
          › $050 in cash if 03 competitors or more compete

    3rd PLACE
    – Trophies

     

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