URBAN DANCE 7vs7
November 14, 2009
FORUM PALACE, VILNIUS, LITHUANIA
This competition is for Hip Hop crews and solo Poppers, Lockers, and Bboys/BGirls.
Each crew consists of 5-7 dancers. Participants‘ age, sex and other features are not taken into account.
Each crew must pay a starting fee of 60 Euros (200 Litas) at the place of the event. Solo dancers pay 10 Euros (35 Litas) starting fee. This fee includes participating in the contest and free entrance to the after party.
In order to participate in URBAN DANCE 7vs7 dancers must register online at www.urbandance.lt by November 1, 2009.
Each crew has to prepare a showcase (up to 3 min.). Keyword: James Brown.
8 crews are qualified for battles. The crews shall be evaluated and ranked from 1 to 8. The battling couples will be decided as follows: 1st crew battles with 8th, 2nd with 7th, 3rd with 6th, and 4th with 5th.
There shall be 3 rounds of battles. One passage during a battle should last not more than 1 minute. At least 50% of a passage should be freestyle.
1st round (1/4 final). 8 crews, 4 battles. 3 passages per crew.
3rd round (semifinal). 4 crews, 2 battles. 3 passages per crew.
Finals. 4 crews, 2 battles (for 3rd and 1st places). 4 passages per crew.
Popping, Locking and BBoying
On the day before the contest, November 13, will be the pre-selection for Popping, Locking and BBoying, and a pre-party.
Dancers draw straws and battle one on one until the winner is decided. One dancer gets two passages per battle.
The contest shall be judged by a panel of 3 international judges. Immediately after each battle judges raise their hands to the winner’s side. Only the winning crews/dancers proceed to the next round. Crews that lose in the semifinal, battle for 3rd place.
Judges can ask for extra passages after a battle.
A crew/dancer shall be disqualified for disrespectful behavior, obstructing opponents, use of alcohol and drugs.
2nd and 3rd place winners get diplomas and special trophies. 1st place gets special trophies, diplomas and all the starting fee money in cash.