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Participating in the competition does not mean you need a strong desire to compete, win, and beat other dancers.  You’re ultimately only competing against your own best efforts.  Push yourself to the next level – experience the thrill of having gone beyond your comfort zone and enjoy the ride.

2020 Competition

COMPETITION WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY EVENING, October 16th.

All competition participants must register for the Gold Package or a minimum of (3) three à la carte workshops classes.  If registering for the group category, you will need to provide the names of your dancers and their class registration. Check out our  Payment Plans to register with one of our easy installment plans.

Complete the Competitor Form after registering. See Competition Page for rules and guidelines.  Competitors review the performer information page to get information about the stage and other helpful details.

Categories & Criteria

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

  • Each audience member may vote for one soloist (Queen and Rising Star are combined for People’s Choice)

QUEEN

  • Professional performer with over five years stage experience
  • The queen competition is one (1) Round.
  • Time: Length of music shall not exceed 4:30 minutes.
  • Style: Oriental
  • Music: Must be Middle Eastern music. Your music must match your style of dance.

RISING STAR

  • Five years or less experience stage experience OR Dancers that perform on an infrequent basis in restaurants or at haflas qualify for Rising Star
  • Has not won first place in any professional category belly dance competition
  • Rising Star is one (1) Round
  • Time: Length of music shall not exceed 3:59 minutes.
    Style: Oriental or Shaabi or Baladi or Folkloric.
    Music: Must be Middle Eastern music. Your music must match your style of dance.

GROUP

  • Two or more dancers
  • Group is one (1) Round
  • Time: Length of music shall not exceed 3:59 minutes.
  • Style: Egyptian Oriental or Shaabi or Baladi or Folkloric.
    Music: Must be Middle Eastern music. Your music must match your style of dance.


JUDGING CRITERIA

QUEEN

  • Musical interpretation
  • Technique
  • Facial Expressions
  • Appearance
  • Connection with audience

RISING STAR

  • Musical interpretation
  • Technique
  • Facial Expressions
  • Appearance
  • Connection with audience

GROUP

  • Choreography
  • Patterns and Use of Space
  • Connection between group members
  • Execution of movement
  • Appearance


AWARDS/PRIZES

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

  • Trophy
  • Sash

QUEEN

First Place
  • Crown
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Second Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Third Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc

RISING STAR

First Place
  • Crown
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Second Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Third Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc

GROUP

First Place
  • Trophy
  • Tiaras
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Second Place
  • Trophy
  • Tiaras
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Thrid Place
  • Trophy
  • Tiaras
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc


JUDGES

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