COMPETITION DIVISIONS

Solo/Captain (3 minutes max)

Duo/Trio (4 minutes max)

Group - 4 or more Dancers (5 minutes max)

 

Note: Time limit includes entrance and exit.  Any act that goes over our allotted time limit will be penalized one overall point deduction from each judge.

 

AGE DIVISIONS

Petite (Ages 5-12)

Junior/ (Ages 13-18)

Senior (Ages 19 +)

PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES

Jazz Funk - Routine to include combinations of hip hop, lyrical and modern technique wrapped into a funky style that is both fun and expressive.

 

Hip Hop - Routine to include street style of dance.

 

Props - Routine to include props for 75% of the dance with sharp movements.

 

Creative Field Show - A routine where the majority of the routine is done in unison with high energy,eye-catching and dramatic moves being executed in good timing with the music.  

MUSIC

All music should be turned in at the sound table during sound check.  Please have music on a Jump Drive.  MUSIC MUST BE A MP3 FILE TYPE.  Only one song per routine allowed on Jump Drive.  Each Jump Drive must be in an envelope and envelope must be clearly marked with participants name and performance category.  

 

You may also email your music directly to the DJ @ djunpredictable601@gmail.com.  Email subject line must include Still A Thrill, participants name and performance category.  It is advisable to have back-up of all music in case of an emergency. Music should be recorded at proper speed, please note that speed control will NOT be adjusted.  Music should be picked up by end of competition.  The Official JSU Alumni J-Sette Organization will not be responsible for any music left at competition.

JUDGING and SCORES

There will be a panel of three judges who are well versed in all dance categories.  The judges will evaluate each performance in the areas of technique, execution, choreography & musicality and overall appearance with a maximum score of  a 100 points per judge.  All judges’ decisions are final.

 

Any discrepancy in the number of dancers performing is more or less than the number entered at the time of registration, their performance will result in one overall point deduction from each judge.

Technique                                    40%

Execution                                     30%

Choreography & Musicality        20%

Overall Appearance                    10%

AWARDS

BEST PERFORMANCE BY PERFORMANCE CATEGORY

The highest scoring routine in Solo, Duo/Trio and Group division for each performance category in the following three age groups will win Best Performance Awards.  All ties will be broken by the technique score.  If only one entry is submitted for a particular age group, competition division or performance category, that Solo, Duo/Trio or Group will still perform and will win by default.

Petite (Ages 5-12)

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Jazz Funk Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Hip Hop Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Props Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Creative Field Performance 

Junior (Ages 13-18) 

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Jazz Funk Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Hip Hop Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Props Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Creative Field Performance

Senior (Ages 19 +) 

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Jazz Funk Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Hip Hop Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Props Performance

Best Solo, Duo/Trio & Group Creative Field Performance

BEST OVERALL PERFORMANCE AWARDS

The top three performance scores from all competition entries will be considered for Overall Performance Awards.  A minimum of two performance categories are required to be considered for and Overall Performance Award.  The team or individual with the highest average score from all of their performance's will be the GRAND CHAMPS.   

                    ***GRAND CHAMPS***

JSU PRE-GAME PERFORMANCE

                          AND 

           45 INCH CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY

**1ST RUNNER UP

36 INCH TROPHY

**2ND RUNNER UP

30 INCH TROPHY

COMPETITION RULES & REGULATIONS

  • Teachers/directors of groups cannot perform in the competition

  • Judges may stop a number in progress and request that it be repeated.  If The Official Alumni J-Sette equipment fails, the participants may choose to continue or to re-do the performance.  If participant’s equipment fails, the performance must continue or be withdrawn. 

  • Any person who is visible on stage once the routine has started will be considered a performer, subject to age division and group size

  • Teams can compete up in age division as long as they perform at least 75% of the entire routine. For example, if you have a team with both Petite and Junior age participants but compete in Junior age division.     

  • The technique score will be used to break a tie.

  • The allotted performance time will start when music begins and stop when the last performer is off the stage.

  • Any act that goes over our allotted time limit will be penalized one overall point deduction from each judge.

  • Fire, swords, guns, knives or live animals are strictly prohibited

  • No form of liquids which may affect the stage surface may be used during a routine

  • No coaching from sidelines allowed

  • Smoking is prohibited in the competition

  • No alcoholic beverages

  • Contestant should be ready 30 minutes before competition start time

  • Sportsmanlike behavior is expected

  • All decisions of the judges will be accepted as final

  • Contestants will not be able to perform out of order except for costume changes. 

  • All monetary awards and gift certificates won by a group will be made out to the group name

  • The Official JSU Alumni J-Sette Organization reserves the right to change venues

  • Score sheets and music will not be mailed. You must pick them up the end of the competition

  • The Official JSU Alumni J-Sette Organization reserves the right to cancel any competition due to circumstance deemed necessary

  • This is not a CO-ED dance competition

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