RULES WORLD DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Participation costs:

SOLO  € 40.00
DUO € 60.00
GROUP € 75.00 from 3 to 5 dancers, each dancer more € 15,00 for each dancer
TICKETS € 10.00 with the registration, after € 12,00
SPORT CARD € 4,00 For Affiliation to a Sports Promotion Body recognized by the C.O.N.I.
  Those who are already affiliated with a Sports Federation or a Sports Promotion Body are exempt from payment


Registration out time will be subject to an increase of 10% more for each dancer
Entries open from the moment the competition is published and close 14 days before the date of the event.

THE ORGANIZATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE DATES OF THE COMPETITION AND THE LOCATION UNTIL THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE COMPETITION, IF WILL BE APPROPRIATE OR FOR A CAUSE OF FORCE MAJEURE. IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION OF THE COMPETITION DUE TO FORCE MAJEURE OR COVID-19, THE ASSOCIATION UNDERTAKES TO REFUND ONLY AND EXCLUSIVELY THE ENTRY FEES TO THE COMPETITION

Upon arrival at the theater, go to the desk:
A) Deliver all documents in original;
B) Deliver the music in CD or PenDrive (flash);
C) Check that everything is Ok, that the music has been acquired well and the correct times;
D) The info of the music must bear the title of the choreography not of the musical piece;

Choreography Times: Only 150 seconds, Duo 180 seconds, Group 240 seconds; No choreography can exceed the times described, subject to written authorization from the artistic director of WDC.

The choreographies that exceed the established minutes without prior authorization will be stopped at the end of the scheduled time and declared out of the race.

The music must be sent by email no later than 15 days before the start of the competition to: Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.; However, you will have to bring the music with you on CD or PenDrive music support;

The program will be announced 3 days before the competition;

There are no reharsal; but only vision of the stage and eventual rehearsal spaces if possible.

There is no limit to the number of choreographies that can be presented, unless there is sufficient time left to allow for the insertion of others. For this reason, we invite you to be as quick as possible in confirming your membership / registration.

The organization does not assume any kind of responsibility towards the participants, for injuries or other types of problems.

The head of the participating school declares under his own responsibility that his dancers and people accompanying them as assistants or collaborators have their own insurance or that of the school they belong to as well as being in possession of a medical certificate attesting to their healthy and robust physical constitution, relieving the organization of the event from any kind of responsibility.

The jury will be composed of professionals from the sector. (choreographers, teachers or directors of companies, theaters or schools).

Each judge will be able to express the judgment for all the participants except for the competitors in which he is involved for work, to avoid conflict of interest.

The votes must take into account: a) Choreographic technique; b) Choreography; c) Interpretation;

a By technique we mean the technical construction of the choreography used by the choreographer and not the technical preparation of the dancers; the use of music in the construction of the choreography and whether the choreographic choices are suitable or not for his dancers;
b By choreography we mean the spectacularity and originality of the choreography, if it is effective, in addition to the choice of costumes;
c If the interpretation will live up to the expectations of the choreography without leaving the chosen dance style;

Permitted dance styles divided as follows:

CLASSIC All the techniques of classical dance
CONTEMPORARY All the techniques of contemporary dance
MODERN All Jazz and Lyrical techniques
STREET DANCE Hip-Hop, Break Dance, Funky and all new current forms including Video Dance
SPECIAL all character dance, popular, folkloristic and oriental, Bollywood, Tribal Fusion...
ACRODANCE All categories including acrobatic movements, Zumba, Twerk etc ...
OPEN All forms of dance that include various styles that are not identifiable in a single style, including aerial dance if the theater allows

Any dance style is allowed as long as they adhere to one of the 7 choices indicated above, but original choreographies of existing works are not allowed (No copying). The originality of the work will be rewarded.

Any dance style is allowed as long as they adhere to one of the 7 choices indicated above, but original choreographies of existing works are not allowed (No copying). The originality of the work will be rewarded.

Please note: at the sole discretion of the Competition Director, it will be the responsibility of the Competition Director to correct the Style or disqualify the choreography if it does not fall within the Style chosen as indicated in the registration form, (for viewing the choreography via video, during rehearsals in the theater or during the performance), notifying the choreographer. In the event of a dispute by the group leader, the same will be excluded from the vote and the competition.

IMPORTANT:

SCENOGRAPHIES ARE NOT ALLOWED, ONLY SMALL OBJECTS THAT MUST BE IMMEDIATELY REMOVED AT THE END OF THE PERFORMANCE, AND LEAVE THE STAGE CLEAR AND CLEAN.

You have 5 seconds before to take a position, and 5 seconds to leave the stage clean at the end of the choreography (after applause and thanks)

Participants in the person of the school manager and only him and not third parties, will be able to ask questions to the Artistic Director, in case they need information regarding the results. Complaints / judgments / insinuations on the Jury are not allowed, in this case the School of belonging to the owner of the complaints / judgments / insinuations will be disqualified both for qualifications and for the Final; and the prizes obtained will be canceled. The disqualification will be communicated through email and social networks even with retroactive effect up to 3 months.

It is absolutely forbidden for competitors who will be seated in the room, in the part assigned to them and according to the directives given before the match, to cheer like stadium. Whoever violates the rule will get the disqualification of the home school. They will only be able to clap like a normal audience.

Reasons for DISQUALIFICATION OF THE SCHOOL or of the private individual

Taking photos or videos from the theater hall or from behind the scenes, both by members of the school and by their own public.
Failure to respect order and silence during the competition
To run, behind the scenes
Order of entry and exit from the stage
Order of entry and exit from the hall
Leave the dressing rooms, untidy or dirty

Please invite only people who know how to be in the theater, and who don't get up all the time, annoying others. Our competition is a dance competition, comparable to a theatrical show, therefore not to be considered a sporting event that involves cheering.

In the case of small children, admission to the theater is allowed only if the parent is attentive to the child by keeping him seated and if the child talks, cries or scream, he must to moves away from the room waiting for the child to calm. They will be able to sit only in the side seats adjacent to the exits, which will be reserved for parents with small children, or for disabled people.

The rest of the public, will sit, where our staff will indicate it, without discussion, and will have to keep the same place for the duration of the competition day.

We try to get the highest quality from our events, to stand out from the crowd, but we also need your help, to enforce our rules, for the benefit of the guys who work to get the best results.

Every competitor is worthy of respect, and not everyone knows how to react to emotions in the same way, so any form of disturbance during the event could be a source of disturbance for the competitor, compromising his performance.

PENALTIES:

10% - FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE RULES

10% - LEAVE DIRTY THE STAGE

10% - STAGE ENTRANCE BEYOND THE LIMIT TIME

REVOCATION OF THE TITLES WON AND DISQUALIFICATION, IN THE EVENT THAT:

The members of the participating school produce damage to the theater structures (the costs of the damage will be borne by the school itself)
If they leave their assigned space dirty and messy
Uncivil behavior on the part of one's audience
All categories: MINI - BABY - JUNIORS - SENIORS, are in turn divided into three sections: solo, duo and groups.

MINI Solo and Duo: participants between the ages of 4 and 7.99
Groups: a maximum of 1 or 2 out-of-age elements will be admitted, but not older of the 9 years (the 8th and 12th of the group), only if strictly necessary and with the authorization of the artistic director of the competition. Otherwise, the group and / or duo falls into the higher category
BABY Solo and Duo: participants aged between 8 and 11.99 years
Groups: a maximum of 1 or 2 out-of-age elements will be admitted, but not older of the 13 years (the 8th and 12th of the group), only if strictly necessary and with the authorization of the artistic director of the competition. Otherwise, the group and / or duo falls into the higher category
JUNIORS Solo and Duo: participants who are aged between 12 and 15.99 years
Groups: a maximum of 1 or 2 out-of-age elements will be admitted, but not older of the 17 (the 8th and 12th of the group), only if necessary and with the authorization of the artistic director of the competition. Otherwise, the group and / or duo falls into the higher category
SENIORS All participants aged 16 and over fall into this category
MIX This category, it's reservet at the groups with dancer of age mix

 

Competitors must have their own identity document, which can be requested in case of dispute or control by the AMD. For children not yet in possession of an identity document, a declaration signed by the child's parent with a copy of his / her document is sufficient.

The winners of each STYLE, CATEGORY, SECTION will pass to the Final / Gala; Unless the total score averaged 6; this also applies to those who, even if they did not get the first place, but got the average score of 6. The score goes from 1 to 8. (Consult the voting system)

Without prejudice to the fact that the Director of the organization will be able to give access to the final to those who in his opinion are deserving.

Competitors from other events will also be able to access the final if deemed suitable by one of our managers present on site, nationally or internationally, or through video selection for those who were unable to attend the competition / festival / event.

During the Final, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd classified of each STYLE, CATEGORY, SECTION will be awarded.

Among all the finalists passed to the GALA, the head of the organization in the person of Stefano Sellati, will nominate the absolute winners of CATEGORY and SECTION (the dance style will not be taken into account) of the whole event, based on the vote of the judges who use especially considering the originality and spectacularity of the choreography.

FOR COVID-19 EMERGENCY

OBLIGATORY TO MAINTAIN THE SOCIAL DISTANCE OF 1 METER, ALWAYS WEAR THE MASK EXCEPT ON THE STAGE DURING THE EXHIBITION.

NO MORE THAN 20 DANCERS MAY BE PRESENT ON THE STAGE

Rules