CATEGORY & ENTRY RULES

APPLICATIONS OPEN: 31ST JANUARY 2021

VIDEO ENTRY DEADLINE: 11TH APRIL 2021

TOP 3 ANNOUNCED: 9TH MAY 2021

LIVE ONLINE SHOW SHOWCASING TOP 3 VIDEOS AND ANNOUNCING WINNERS: 30TH MAY 2021

VIDEOS:

MUST ONLY BE 3 MINUTES LONGS

MUST BE ONE CONTINUOUS PIECE (NO CUT AWAYS)

CAN BE FILMED INSIDE OR OUTSIDE (PLEASE ABIDE BY SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES)

PROPS ALLOWED 

NO HUMAN PROPS (DUE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES)

CAN BE FILMED IN LANDSCAPE OR PORTRAIT

CAN BE A PREVIOUS FILM FROM NO OLDER THAN SEPTEMBER 2020

CAN BE A DOUBLES/GROUP FOR ANY CATEGORY - AS LONG AS FILMED PRIOR TO LOCKDOWN OR WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING APPLIED

Category Rules

FLOOR ARTIST

  • Students x 10 place

  • Instructor/Paid performer x 10 places

This category is all about your artistry on the floor. You will be marked on your creativity, execution and ability to tell a story.

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long

  • Your entry must showcase a story or theme - get creative!

  • Can be filmed inside or outside (please bare in mind social distancing rules)

  • Props allowed - excluding human props

  • Can be any style (contemporary/comedy/jazz etc) - for exotic please see Exotic Floor artist category)

  • No pole allowed

EXOTIC FLOOR ARTIST

  • Students x 10 places

  • Instructor/Paid performer x 10 places

This category is for exotic artists showcasing the various style of exotic artistry on the floor. You will be marked on your creativity as well as and technique and execution.

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long.

  • Removal of one piece of clothing permitted.

  • Point deductions for any nudity/clothing malfunctions.

  • Can be filmed inside or outside (please bare in mind social distancing rules)

  • Props allowed - excluding human props

  • Can be any style (Russian/classique/stripper etc)

  • No pole allowed

POLE ARTIST

This category is for those lucky enough to have a pole. Whatever your style, showcase your creativity and skills on and around the pole. You will be marked on your creativity as well as and technique and execution.

POLE BEGINNER x10 Places

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long

  • Head must not go below rear in pole moves (excludes floor work)

  • No instructors or paid performers

  • Can use one pole on static or spinny

  • Must show 30 seconds of floor work

 

POLE INTERMEDIATE x10 Places

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long

  • Inversions from floor only - no aerial inverting.

  • 3 points of contact at all times in inverted moves.

  • No instructors or paid performers

  • Can use one pole on static or spinny

  • Must show 30 seconds of floor work

 

POLE ADVANCED x10 Places

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long

  • No moves barred.

  • No instructors or paid performers

  • Can use one pole on static or spinny

  • Must show 30 seconds of floor work

 

POLE PROFESSIONAL x10 Places

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long

  • No moves barred.

  • FOR instructors or paid performers

  • Can use one pole on static or spinny

  • Must show 30 seconds of floor work

 

POLE EXOTIC

Students x 10 places

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long

  • No moves barred.

  • No instructors or paid performers

  • Can use one pole on static or spinny

  • Must show 30 seconds of floor work

  • Removal of one piece of clothing permitted.

Instructor/Paid performer x 10 places

  • Video must be no longer than 3 minutes long

  • No moves barred.

  • Instructors or paid performers only

  • Can use one pole on static or spinny

  • Must show 30 seconds of floor work

  • Removal of one piece of clothing permitted.

Tell us your story is a whole new category that will have a new topic every year!

 

This year the topic is

FANTASY!

Video entry max 3 minutes in total 

  • Must be one continuous piece

  • Your camera can move with you

  • You can overlay music on top

  • Can be inside / outside (as long as socially distancing compliant)

  • No nudity or expressive lyrics (bear this in mind if your showing a sexual fantasy 😉)

  • You can use props (No human props allowed due to Covid-19 restrictions)

You CAN use any aerial equipment i.e. pole, silks, aerial lyra, lollipop Lyra/pole silks, aerial silks, bungee, fire pompoms - you name it go for it!!

  • You can use your apparatus for max 1 minute out of 3 the minutes

  • Ensure it combines/works with your story (for example the pole being the flag on the moon)

You WILL NOT be marked on any aerial tricks. However you WILL NOT be marked down if you chose not to use any equipment either! 

  • Marking will solely be based around:

    • Your story idea in general

    • How well you have combined your story with your props/apparatus

    • Your execution of movement (i.e. are your lines straight/toes pointed)

    • Are you engaging and captivating your audience?

    • How have you dressed/utilised your space?

    • Does your costume match the story you are telling?

    • Does your story have a defined beginning/middle/end?

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Judging Criteria (Pole categories):

  • Technical – 40%

  • Presentation – 30%

  • Composition – 30%

Judging Criteria (Floor categories):

  • Technical – 20%

  • Presentation – 40%

  • Composition – 40%