top of page


Pole Passion created the very first ‘quick fire’ pole championships in 2013

POLEBEAT® - PoleBeat is a registered Trademark.

PoleBeat Short high energy dance performances 45 second long slots - we chose the music, you improvise the moves out dancing the next competitor in sudden death!! She/he who dares wins in the battle to the trophy.

A high energy, intense, fitness and music based event.

The contestants come to the pole in pairs, chosen by the organisers.
Each contestant performance is preceded by a short  introduction, each contestant in that pair has 45 of music in which to show their ability - repeated for each pair - the crowd reaction is taken into consideration.

Winners in each pair are then paired up and the process starts again.

The music comprises of a series of high energy tracks at a set BPM,the music continues between performances.
A count down will be given to end each performance


The Rules
The contestants must perform a different set of moves each round they perform in - variety will be marked highly.

High energy routines ...Intricate Combos,comedy,entertainment value,Dynamic poses,facial expressions,

body language,endurance and flexibility,cheekiness,sexiness,power,pole stunts,character,attitude,variations,

high speed transitions, fluidity, slow motion, freeze frame, balance, poise, grace, energy and ………. no fear factor


The Scores
Contestants are marked by 3 or more judges on 5 tier criteria
1. Style – costume! Anything goes from pure fitness attire to extreme bodypaint (no nudity)
2. Use of Stage – Stage presence, impression use of stage. Start / Finish on ‘X’
3. Routine – Variety and music choice (bpm/high intensity)
4. Use of Pole height
5. Difficulty and variety of combinations and tricks


If you would like to know more or would like to run and operate a PoleBeat event, then please get in touch as we would love to work with you.

Email us on – events@

2013 Winner- Donna Gant

Other contestants
Kat Humphrey 
Dan Rosen
Sam King 
Ian Matthews 
Dan Roe-Barnett 


Sarah Scott 
Kay Penney 
Andi Ariseanu

Donna Gant pictured right with Dan Rosen 2013

2014 Winner- Emma Haslam O'Toole

 Other contestants

Andi Ariseanu 

Paula Bines 

Catherine Meadley

Louise Stillman 

Yvette Austin 


Kay Penney Dan Rosen Deb Riley

Emma Haslam O'Toole pictured left 2014

2015 Winner- Rosa Lisa

 Other contestants

Sam King
Arion Gadd
Dave Skda
Bob Johansen


Kay Penney

Stacey Snedden,

Annie Norris

Laura Ashton

Rose a Lisa pictured right 2015

2016 Winner- Catherine Meadley 

 Other contestants 

Arion Gadd

Robert Johansen

Emma Jones

Marie Peschardt
Lucie Sherlock
Daisy Moore


Catherine Meadley pictured left 2016


Kay Penney

Michael Donohoe
Jess Leanne Norris
Rose a Lisa

2017 Winner- Marta Grabowska

 Other contestants

Virnanette Yule
Rosie Wilson
Arion Gadd
Lauren Stott
Bob Johansen
Marcel Diner
Cheryl Cummings
Natasha & Sarah


Kay Penney

Fiona Whyte

Kat Bernstead

Marta Grabowska pictured right 2017

2018 Winner- Jana Polakova

 Other contestants

Louise Stillman

Arion Gadd
Jess Smith

Darren Whitby

Chris Green
Marcel Diner


Kay Penney

Brandon Griffiths

Jade Bensilum

Alana White

Jana Polakova pictured left 2018

2019 -2022 postponed due to Corona Virus


2023 Winner - Penelope

 Other contestants



Kay Penney

and Audience

Penelope pictures on the right with Kay Penney

bottom of page