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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.

2019 Competition

COMPETITION WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY EVENING, October 18th.

The competition is full. We are no longer accepting entries. If you have any questions use our Contact Us form or email theresa@hoabellydance.com

If you are in the competition you can get information about the stage and other helpful details on the performer information page.

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: Your music shall 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
    Music: Your music shall 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: Oriental or Shaabi or Baladi.
    Music: Your music shall 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
  • Costume from Aida Style boutique USA
Second Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prize Bag from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Thrid Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prize Bag from Dahlal Internationale Inc

RISING STAR

First Place
  • Crown
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prizes from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Second Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prize Bag from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Thrid Place
  • Tiara
  • Trophy
  • Sash
  • Prize Bag from Dahlal Internationale Inc

GROUP

First Place
  • Trophy
  • Tiaras
  • Prize Bag from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Second Place
  • Trophy
  • Tiaras
  • Prize Bag from Dahlal Internationale Inc
Thrid Place
  • Trophy
  • Tiaras
  • Prize Bag from Dahlal Internationale Inc


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