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!
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
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)