Rules & JUGES

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2019 JUGES

Natalia Tatarintseva (TaTa)

Natalia Tatarintseva (TaTa)
Natalia Tatarintseva (TaTa)

professional and famous pole dancer. TaTa background – 13 years in pro rhythmic gymnastics,and she was awarded a Master of Sports in Ukraine Rhythmic Gymnastics. In 2007,Natalia Tatarintseva started to compete in professional aesthetic gymnastic,and her national team was 1st in Europe at many competitions during 2007-2009. Then in 2010,she started to teach flexibility at one dance school,and this is where she tried Pole for the first time. The following year,Natalia Tatarintseva started to compete in pole dance,and after just 1 year she became a national winner. So today Nataliia (TaTa)Tatarntseva ? one oft he most popular pole dancer in the world. And only one 4th time World Champion in Pole Dance!

Winner of many international pole competitions during 2011-2017;World Pole Sport champion in London 2012;Winner of Miss World Pole Dance & Fitness in Zurich 2012;Best Performer of the 2012-2013 – IPS Award 2013;Finalist of Ukrainian Got Talent Show 2015;World Pole Dance champion 2016;International guest and performer;Pole Dance coach and the owner of biggest pole dance studio in Ukraine. Contortionist and stretching coach with teaching background about 10 years. Professional nutritionist.

Blue Phoenix

Blue Phoenix
Blue Phoenix

Director/Owner of Blue Phoenix Pole & Fitness

Body Transformation Specialist and Pole Dance Fitness Instructor/Performer

Cleo’s Rock n Pole Instructor;Shoe Me Gorgeous,Bling it Heels and XWear Male Ambassador

2017 Felix Cane Pole Championships 1st Place

2014 Mr Pole Dance World

2016 Pole Theatre Sydney Professional Classique Champion

2016 Newcastle Poledancing Championships Open Male Champion

2014 INBA Melbourne Classic Male Fitness Model Champion

2014 INBA Southern Cross Runner Up Mr Beach Body

2012 INBA Brisbane Classic and NPBB Male Fitness Model Champion

2013 Mr Pole Dance and APFC Finalist;2013 IPC Semi-finalist

Sydney,NSW Australia

Lydia Lee

Lydia lee
Lydia lee2

Lydia Lee is a professional pole-dancer and instructor who owns SY Pole Studio (named after her Korean name,Song Yi),one of the most renowned pole institutes in Korea. She danced Ballet for 10 years as a teenager and graduated from Sun-Hwa Art School. Ever since she started poling in 2014,she has been and is a leading figure in the fast-growing pole dancing community.

Accomplishments

2014 Musclemania Fitness – 1st Place

2015 Angelcup Pole Dance Championship (APDC)– 2nd Place

2015 Korea Pole Sports Championship (KPSC)– 3rd Place

2017 Philippine Pole Cup (PPC)– 2nd Place

2017 Angelcup Pole Dance Championship (APDC)– Judge

2017 Seoul International Pole-dance Championship (SIPC)– Co-Organizer & Judge

2018 WS in HongKong – spinderella studio

2018 2nd. Seoul International Pole-dance Championship (SIPC)– Co-Organizer & Judge

2018 Asia champion pole cup (in Japan)- Judge

2018 WS in Japan – polish studio

2018 WS in Hongkong – polebeatgallery

2018 WS in Singapore – acropolates studio

2018 Airstars The Third Asia Aerial Dance Art Competition- Judge

2018 WS in Bangkok – flymetothemoon studio

2018 Pole camp in Pattaya

2019 Asia-Pacific Pole Challenge in Singapore – Judge

2019 Asia Pole Championcup in Japan

Poletheatre in Japan – Judge

Rules & JUGES

Waiver of liability
1.A winner will be announced in each of the 4 categories. Of those 4 winners, an overall winner will be announced.

2.The overall winner will be the competitor with the highest score based on points awarded.

3.Judges will score competitors separately and will not discuss their scores with each other, but judges are permitted to discuss their scoring of the competitors at the end of the competition prior to deciding the results.

4.Score-sheets and comments will be made available to competitors upon request at the end of the competition.

5.A Sponsor’s Choice prize may be announced.

Semi pro

Amateur and Semi-Pro competitors can submit an entry.

If you place Semi-Pro you can continue to enter Semi-Pro comps.

If you win a Semi-Pro you move up to Professional.

If you place in a national Level Pro you move up to Professional.

If you place in a international Level Pro you move up to Professional.

If you compate National Level Pro you move up to Professional.

If you compate international Level Pro you move up to Professional.

Professional

Any level competitor is entitled to submit an entry for a Pro comp.

Once competing in National Level Pro comps you are no longer eligible for Amateur or Semi-Pro.

 

 

X-Factor and stage presence
In all categories, there are 10 points available for the overall entertainment factor. Contestants will be judged ontheir ability to entertain and engage the audience.
Pole Skill
In all categories, competitors will be judged on their control and execution of tricks. Competitors must be able to perform tricks and combinations with fluidity and control. Competitors with a high level of difficulty of tricks will score well only if they perform those tricks well.
Costume/Theme
All contestants will be judged on creativity and originality in costume and theme. The contestant’s choice of costume must be appropriate for their performance and enhance the story or theme of the performance. The theme must be consistent and relevant to the performance and/or the story.
Appropriateness of music choice and musical interpretation
In Pole Classique and Pole Art, contestants will be judged on their choice of music and how effectively they interpret their music.
Dance and floor work
In Pole Classique and Pole Art, judges will be looking for originality in sequences, smoothness in transitions and execution of dance and floorwork.
Storyline development
In Pole Drama, it is essential to tell a story. Judges will be looking for clarity in the message and story told in the performance.
Movement and use of stage
In Pole Drama and Pole Comedy, competitors are judged not on dance but on movement and use of stage.
Competitors should move confidently and with purpose, and effectively use the stage area.
Incorporation of striptease and sexy/sensual style movement into pole and floorwork In Pole Classique, competitors must demonstrate mastery of sensual/sexy movement and dance. Competitors are required to strip/remove at least one item of clothing, and will be judged on the “striptease” element. Competitors are required to wear heels. Competitors are permitted (but not required) to remove as many items of costume as they wish, down to G-strings and pasties.

Judging Criteria by Category

1.Pole Art

a. Costume/Theme: 10 points
b. Pole skill: 10 points
c. Appropriateness of music choice and musical interpretation: 10 points
d. Dance and floor work: 15 points
e. X-Factor and stage presence: 10 points

2. Pole Drama

a. Costume/Theme: 10 points
b. Pole skill: 10 points
c. Storyline development: 15 points
d. Movement and use of stage: 10 points
e. X-Factor and stage presence: 10 points

3. Pole Comedy

a. Costume/Theme: 10 points
b. Pole skill: 10 points
c. Incorporation of comedic elements and audience engagement: 15 points
d. Movement and use of stage: 10 points
e. X-Factor and stage presence: 10 points

4. Pole Classique

a. Costume/Theme: 10 points
b. Pole skill: 10 points
c. Appropriateness of music choice and musical interpretation: 10 points
d. Incorporation of striptease & sexy/sensual movement into pole & floorwork: 15 points
e. X-Factor and stage presence: 10 points