d'SOUTHROTATION I - COMPETITION

d'SOUTHROTATION is holding it's very first HIPHOP DANCE COMPETITION!
FEBRUARY 21, 2009 @ HAMPTON COURT, HILLSBOROUGH VILLAGE, ALABANG, MUNTINLUPA CITY

to register please e-mail us at dsouth.rotation@yahoo.com

or by texting 0922-864-9789

or you can just message us here at our website

**gates open at 5PM, show starts at 6PM**

DANCE CREW COMPETITION

DANCE GROUP COMPETITION
     Dance crews of any hip-hop genre (popping, locking, break-dance, street, etc...) will compete for a winner-takes-all pot-money grand prize and rights to be called the d'SOUTHROTATION first ever champions.

THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO ALL DANCE CREWS. It is not a school-affiliated or intercollegiate/interhighschool competition. ANY crew that follow the mechanics are welcome.


CREW REQUIREMENTS

*must be composed of 6-12 members
*must prepare a routine consisting of any hip-hop genre, whether in variety or singular (i.e. popping crews may present a pure popping routine)

                   ---crews may be of any hip-hop classification (i.e. bboy crews, popping crews) but must present a choreographed GROUP ROUTINE. (pure cyphers within the routines will not be acknowledged)

*there are no age restrictions for participants but must have at least 1 person in the group who is 18 and above or have an adult accompany them.
*crew must submit a short write-up about their crew (1-2 paragraphs)
*must submit a copy of logo (if they have a logo)
*group leader/representative must attend the competition assembly.
*crew routine must be no shorter than 2mins.



MECHANICS

The order of crew performances will be decided randomly BEFORE the competition during the assembly. After performing, the crews will be given grace period to rally up the audiences' cheers and must then step out of the dance-floor to their assigned spot.

The judges will decide who will win the competition by following a rigorously-assembled criteria:

Choreography (70%)
    this consists of the originality, innovation, and clarity/faithfulness to the choreography. this criteria will be solely taken from the purely dance component of the whole piece, gimmicks and stunts do not fall here.


Choreography criteria breakdown:

Originality (30%) – The overall originality of the piece.

Difficulty (15%) – The difficulty of the routine.

Relevance (10%) – The Relevance of the choreography to the music chosen for the piece.

Synchronization (15%) – The Synchronization of movement of faithfulness to the choreography.


Flair (30%)
     this consists of style, emotion, attitude, costumes, gimmicks and stunts and slight audience reaction.


Flair criteria breakdown:

Attitude (10%) – The attitude, and/or emotion displayed by the dancers.

Concept (15%) – The group concept inclusive of costumes and theme.

Gimmicks (5%) – The gimmicks and stunts such as acrobatic feats and peel-offs.

The registration fee (1500php) that d'southrotation will be collecting from all the crews will be used as POT MONEY and the winner will go home with the ENTIRE POT MONEY PRIZE. Winner takes all.

1-on-1 BREAKDANCE BATTLE

1-on-1 BBOY BATTLE
     16 Rogue and/or crew bboys will have the opportunity to duke it out 1-on-1 elimination style. the battlefloor is big and the competition is tight.

1-on-1 BGIRL BATTLE
     8 Rogue and/or crew bgirls will have the opportunity to duke it out 1-on-1 elimination style. the battlefloor is big and the competition is tight.

***ALL BBOYS & BGIRLS ARE WELCOMED TO JOIN***

MECHANICS


There will be 16 spots available. the 16 bboys will compete against each other 1-on-1 given only 2 rounds each for the preliminaries. the the battles will be decided in random DURING the competition itself.

PRELIMINARIES
bboys: 16
rounds per battle: 3

MID-ROUNDS
bboys: 8
rounds per battle: 3

SEMI-FINALS
bboys: 4
rounds per battle: 3

FINALS
bboys: 2
rounds per battle: 5

8 spots will be available for the bgirls for the 1-on-1.


PRELIMINARIES
bgirl: 8
rounds per battle: 3

SEMI-FINALS
bgirl: 4
rounds per battle: 3

FINALS
bgirl: 2
rounds per battle: 5

the battle winners will be decided by a panel of judges. there will be 5 judges and a vote of 3/5, 4/5 or 5/5 will decide the winner. this is to reduce bias and subjectivity.

The registration fee (350php) that d'southrotation will be collecting from all the bboys and bgirls will be used as POT MONEY and the winner will go home with the ENTIRE POT MONEY PRIZE. Winner takes all.