Scoring Criteria
All Categories

Set out into three areas

1. PRESENTATION (Max 10 POINTS)

(half points can be awarded)

• Personality – the manner, enthusiasm, confidence and general character of the participant (2)

• Interaction – how they engage the audience and judges (2)

• Originality – level of individuality during choreography compared to other participants (2)

• Costume & props – look and suitability (& safety) of the outfit and props with routine (2)

• Stage presence (2)

2. ARTISTIC PERFORMANCE (Max 10 POINTS)

(half points can be awarded)

• Musicality – musical interpretation and connection of music to moves (2)

• Timing and flow (2)

• Choreography - choice of tricks and transitions (2)

• Story - does the routine tell their story (2)

• Poise & balance, on and off poles (2)

3. TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE (Max 15 POINTS)

(half points can be awarded)

• Technical ability 

Tricks – difficulty and control

Combinations - difficulty and control

Transitions – difficulty and control

Floor work – difficulty and control

(Doubles & Group CATEGORIES  only)

Synychronicity - timing

(Doubles & Groups only)

Synergy and connection

(10 POINTS)

• Full use of stage and poles - depth and height, in all directions (1)

• Diversity – range of tricks, transitions and floor moves (1)

• Flexibility – range of flexibility in back and legs during all moves (1)

• Lines and extension (1)

• Physical endurance and strength (1)

 

DEDUCTIONS OR DISQUALIFICATION 

1 point = Minor  up to 5 points = Major OR Disqualification

Reasons for deductions 

Falling

Slipping / tripping

Incorrect performance length

Leading to exposure of breasts / genitals  - - Costume malfunction

or making the costume unsafe

Costume removal and change is accepted during a performance however inappropriate striptease

and or sexual gestures are forbidden as is Inappropriate facial, body or hand gestures

Please make sure you have good sound and vision at all times in your video submission 

There will be 3 judges per category

In the event of a tie the award will go to the highest Technical Performance winner if that score is the same it will go to the highest Presentation winner