Crystal Fleur 2019 Competition

 

Prices are the same for both the Tournament & Championship events.

Entry Price  £4.00 per person

Category Price  £3.00 per category per person

Spectator Ticket  £6.00 per person

Don’t forget your 5% NADA & MADN membership discount!

Tournament

Fun categories for you to perform in and spectator vote selects their favourites for a trophy, but all entrants will receive a medal. Devised to encourage you bringing a little more to the table, to promote self-confidence and enjoyment and you can get feedback from the judges if you want.  Deadline for music submission is Friday 5 April 2019

Championship

Categories relating to dance style, set criteria to perform to and judges vote selects the candidates to receive a trophy, (but all entrants will receive a medal). Devised for teachers and professional performers to demonstrate to their students, in a performance setting, the skills and techniques you teach in class. You will also showcase you own performance.  Share your expertise and help to inspire and promote the continuance of Eastern dance in the UK.  Feedback from the Judges is available if required after completion of round two. Deadline for music submission is Friday 5 April 2019

"Let Us Entertain You“

Groups Only (numbers between 2 & 5) What’s accepted – No Props Allowed.  Any genre, funny, unusual, thrilling, dark or emotional performance.

"Being Inventive with Props“

Groups Only (numbers between 2 & 5)
What’s accepted – Any genre, funny, unusual, thrilling,
dark or emotional use of props in performance.

"The Flourishing Soloist“

 What’s accepted – Anything goes in this section. Props, genre, happy, sad, what ever takes your fancy!

"Dance to Live Music“

What’s accepted – Any genre, its all about you! A dance till you drop improvisation session to well known drumming rhythms.

Information for Categories 1-3

Each category  will perform for a maximum of 3 minutes. Feedback from the Judges will be given immediately after your performance. If feedback is not required simply leave the dance floor.

Information for Categories 1-3

All dancers will perform again their favourite section of their original choreography – maximum 30 seconds Spectators will then cast their votes to select the winners & runners up

Information for Category 4

This section is open to all dance genre. You will all be on the dance floor at the same time and dancing to drumming in a range of rhythms to facilitate fairness to all dance styles. After you have improvised for about 2 minutes, the judges will begin a process of elimination to establish the winner and the runner up. The tournament section is separate to the championship section but both are organized in the same way. The judges decision is final.

"Folklore & Egyptian“

What’s accepted – Any traditional folklore or Egyptian music accompanied by traditional moves and technique. No Fusions of Any Kind – this is a pure category.

"Tribal including Fusion & ATS"

What’s accepted – Tribal fusions, pure tribal or pure ATS. You must state which genre you will be performing and your music must reflect your chosen genre.

"Open Alternative Styles"

What’s accepted – Any genre not covered by categories 1 & 2 e.g. Bollywood/Asian/Chinese/African/Spanish etc You must state which genre you will be performing and your music must reflect your chosen genre

"Dance to Live Music“

What’s accepted – Any genre, its all about you! A dance till you drop improvisation session to well known drumming rhythms.

Information for Categories 1-3
You will demonstrate your technique by following the moves below according to your own style.  Each move must be clearly defined in their start and finish, kept in the given order and can last less than, but must not go longer than 30 seconds per section.  Once a section of moves has been completed you must move onto the next.  You cannot return or repeat a section.

Moves are not required in choreography mode, they should be performed in isolation to each other

1. Both Hip & Shoulder Shimmies with Layering and Travel (30secs)
2. Locks, Pops, Tacs & Flutters (30secs)
3. Both Hip & Chest Circles with Varying Speeds, Breaks & 8’s (30secs)

Maximum time 1min 30 secs

Choreography Piece
Feedback if required will be available after your performance.
In this round you will dance your own performance – No Props! Maximum time is 3 minutes.  The judges are looking for………….

  1. How you engage the audience
  2. Good use of the floor space
  3. Performance ability
  4. Originality
  5. Musicality

The judges decision is final.

Information for Category 4

This section is open to all dance genre. You will all be on the dance floor at the same time and dancing to drumming in a range of rhythms to facilitate fairness to all dance styles.  After you have improvised for about 2 minutes, the judges will begin a process of elimination to establish the winner and the runner up.  The tournament section is separate to the championship section but both are organized in the same way. The judges decision is final.