RULES

Judging criteria

Costume/Theme: (10 points)

Competitors are judged on creativity and originality in costume and theme. The costume must be appropriate for the performance and enhance the story or theme. The theme must be consistent and relevant to the performance and/or the story.

Pole skill: (10 points)

Competitors are 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.

Appropriateness of music choice & artistic interpretation: (10 points)

Competitors are judged on choice of music and how effectively they use their music to create an artistic interpretation of their theme.

Dance and floor work: (10 points)

Dance/floor work incorporating another style of dance to create an artistic interpretation of music and theme. Failure to incorporate another style of dance will result in a 5 point deduction.

X-Factor and stage presence: (10 points)

Competitors will be judged on their ability to entertain and engage the audience.