Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

1. Organizer

Hong Kong Innovation Technology Development Centre

2. Competition Dates

Preliminary:
17th February, Saturday
9am – 1pm;2pm – 7pm
(Local contestant)

Final:
18th February, Sunday
9am – 1pm;2pm – 7pm
(International contestant)

Remarks: All competition time subjects to admission form

Competition Category
Latin Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Ballroom Dance (Duo、Group)

Competition Awards (Latin Dance)

A. Elite Rising Stars Match:
The top 8 in each category will be selected from the 24 contestants in a three-round competition.
The winners will receive a trophy and certificate.

B. Elite Single Match:
The top 6 in each category will be selected
The winners will receive a trophy and certificate.

C. Ranking Match:
Dance to the end
The winners will receive a trophy and certificate.

D. Group Ranking Match:
According to the number of applicants in this group, contestants will be divided into several groups and eliminated in the semi-finals. The top 6 in each group will enter the finals.
The winners will receive a trophy and certificate.

E.  Grading Match:
According to the number of applicants in this group, contestants will be divided into several groups, and each group selects:
First Prize (50%)、
Second Prize (40%)、
Third Prize (10%)。
The winners will receive a medal and certificate.

Remarks:
If the competition category has less than 6 participants, the organizer will make appropriate arrangements.
If there are not enough participants for 6 teams in the elite competition, the awards will be cancelled.

Dress for Juveniles (Latin and Ballroom Dance)
(Applicable to under 12 matches)

There will be judges to help checking the contestants clothing during the waiting time. If violated clothing is seen on the field, no ranking will be given. 

(1) Girls

Jewellery
of a personal/religious nature may only be worn. Earrings are to be kept simple and small armbands, headbands, neckbands and gloves in material are not permitted.

Hair Decoration
Only small flower or bow (Maximum 8cms in width and without rhinestones, glitter or any other decoration and not made from shiny material) is only permitted in the hair. No other decoration is permitted in the hair including glitter spray and rhinestones.

Materials 
Materials from the roll with no additional decorations such as lace motifs, rhinestones, sequins or ruching and Skirt To be of the same self colour (dye match). No cut outs with one hem length all the way round. Godets are not permitted.

Bodice 
to be of one material only and to be fully lined up to and including the shoulder seams. See through materials must be fully lined. Bodice length to be waistline or hipline.

Shoes
Block heel only with a maximum height of 3.5 cm. White ankle socks must be worn.

Skirt to be of one material. Panelling must be the full length of the dress. Up to two under skirts are permitted and must be non-see through material.

(2) Boys

Hairstyle and make-up to be appropriate for the child’s age.

Shirt
White long sleeved (not rolled up and with no additional detail) and must be tucked into trousers. No wing collars or shiny material. Cufflinks permitted.

Trousers
Block black material only (velvet/velour not permitted) Normal or high waisted with optional underfoot strap. Black Satin ONLY permitted in stripes and waistbands. Black Satin not permitted in yoke or pocket.

Ties
Black bow tie or regular black tie (no Initials permitted).

Belts
Plain black belt either of leather or similar material with small buckle.

Shoes
Black Shoes to be made either of leather, Nubuck or Patent materials.

Music Requirement (Latin and Ballroom Dance)

  • The competition repertoire for the “Solo” and “Double” categories is based on the registered items, and contestants do not need to bring their own music.

  • The “Group” competition track should not exceed 5 minutes; contestants must send the competition music (mp3 file) to the organizer at least 3 working days before the competition day, otherwise contestants may be disqualified.

Competition Category
Jazz Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Ballet Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Folk Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Chinese Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Pop Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Hip Hop Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Street Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)

Competition Award (Individual Awards)

A. 「Gold、Silver、Bronze」 Award:
Contestants reach the designated score in the competition
will be awarded “Medal” and “Certificate” 

PrizesScores
Gold Award90-100
Silver Award80-89
Bronze Award70-79
Merit Award60-69

B. Overall Champion:
The Highest score in each category, the winner will be awarded the “Glory Trophy”

Competition Award (School Awards)

A. The Outstanding Award for Dancing School:
The School of the “Overall Champion” of each category

B. The Outstanding Award for Dancing Teacher
The teacher of the “Overall Champion” of each category

Competition Category
Jazz Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Ballet Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Folk Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Chinese Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Pop Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Hip Hop Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Street Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)

Dress Code (Other Dances)
There are no clothing or makeup requirements for the competition

Competition Category
Jazz Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Ballet Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Folk Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Chinese Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Pop Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Hip Hop Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)
Street Dance (Solo、Duo、Group)

Music Requirement (Other Dances)

  • Competition pieces should be no longer than 5 minutes;

  • Contestants must send the competition music (mp3 file) to the organizer at least 3 working days before the competition day, otherwise contestants may be disqualified.

6. Other terms & conditions

  • If the contestant is absent from the competition for any reason, the paid registration fee will not be refunded.

  • The competition is a form of voluntary participation, and it is a platform for dance organizations and contestants to communicate and learn from each other. It is necessary to establish correct competition values and a healthy competition mentality. The competition committee will be fair, just and open to each player. The organizing committee will respect the final decision of the adjudicators and announce the competition results immediately.

  • Legal, regulatory, insurance, medical emergencies, and more

    Contestants must consciously abide by national laws and regulations, and consciously abide by the management regulations of the organizing committee and venues; all participants are requested to handle medical, accident and travel insurance during the competition by themselves.

    The competition committee refuses contestants with health problems to participate, otherwise the discomfort caused by the contestants shall be borne by the contestants themselves. The organizing committee shall not be liable for any liability or claim arising from injuries, damages or losses on the part of players.

  • All final decision and interpretation rights belong to the organizer and shall not be disputed.