ORGANIZERS Organizer of the Baltic Pole Dance Cup (named further as BPDC) is «Scorpions Pole Dance studio» (named further as Organizers).
"We organize this competition to allowe you to come and express yourself through natural beauty and pure movements! We think, that emotionality, brightness and naturality of art performance is hiding in its sincerity."
Bulduru prospekts 64/68, LV-2010 Jūrmala, Latvia.
Entries are open -12.08.19 Application deadline - 30.09.19 (For men and Duets 15.10.19) LIVE Final - 09.11.19
Professional Semi-Pro Amateur Men Duets
Entry fee -20 euro. Participation fee -30 euro.
HEAD JUDGE Anna-Maija Nyman
Swedish Champion x 5 POSA Open 2019 Winner PSO Austria 2019 Winner POSA World Championships 2018 4th place POSA Nordic Champion 2018 Pole Theatre Scandinavia 2018 Overall Winner IPC 2018 finalist Battle of the Pole 2018, 2nd place Pole Expo Las Vegas 2017 Winner Pole Dance Competition Denmark 2017 Winner Pole Art Italy 2016 Winner Pole Art Spain 2015 2nd place IPSF World Championships 2015 finalist PSO European Championships 2014 2nd place Copenhagen Pole Competition 2013 2nd place Battle of the Pole 2013 Winner
Alyona Amber Graduated Latvian State University of Arts with major in "Drama and Dance teacher". Experienced in such styles as contemporary, jazz, vogue, ballroom dance, hip-hop, and ballet, she performed in many shows of the most famous Latvian contemporary choreographers.
Irina Taurine is one of the first Pole Dance coaches in Latvia! She has 15 years of professional gymnastics behind her- 4 of which as a member of the USSR National Team.
Anete Blaua Studied the Science of Sport in Academy of Sport in Latvia. Owner of Pole & Harmony studio in Riga. Been a trainer over six years, four of them coaching pole dance in her studio. Sport enthuziast all of her life, worked as a lifeguard. Used to practice and teach swimming. Powerlifting for few years and competed also in World Life Saving Championship. Introduced to pole in 2015 and not a single day has passed without her training. Her focus in teaching is physical conditioning prep and technique break downs. She loves dynamic and power moves. She has competed in many international competitions. Latest achievement- second place in Aerial Universe Championship ELITE category.
Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions of the competition
Implementation of elements that reveal flexibility. (10 points)
Smooth transitions on pole and floor. (10 points)
Clear start and ending of a ligament, twist, elements. Pointed toes, knees. Correct angle of elements. Clean body lines. (10 points)
Balanced Routine. Equivalent included strength, flexibility; used both poles/ tops and bottom bars. (10 points)
Synchronicity (Doubles Only)
Synchronization of tricks and combinations. (10 points)
DEDUCTION ( - 5 points)
DEDUCTION ( - 5 points)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The competition is open to contestants of all nationalities and countries.
ALL competitors must be aged 18yrs+.
Contestant needs to have valid id document (Passport, etc.)
Entry videos will be judged by 2 to 3 independent judges whose decision is final.
If you qualify for the Finals you agree to perform live and to pay participation fee - 30 euros per person (non-refundable).
Before announcing results for Live Final, organizing committee will send out results and contact each participating individually via email.
After receiving email that contestants has qualified for live final, the participation fee 30 EUR shall become due within 2 days after the participant has received the confirmation via E-mail.
The process of registration is only completed after you confirmed your participation with payment. Only those who have registered for competition will be announced as finalists.
Human props are allowed (ticket purchase is required).
Competitors must ensure they have warmed up and stretched properly prior to performing.
Competitors must not consume alcohol or any prohibited substance prior to performing.
Competitors must advise the Organizer if there will be a clean up required after their performance, and must gain Organizer approval.
Judges can stop the performance at any time if they think the contestant is at health risk or is having safety problems, or if the contestant doesn't obey the rules.
The performance can be repeated if: the contestant/s during the first half of his/her performance stopped presentation, because of technical problems not caused by him/her.
Jury takes the final decision regarding the repetition of the presentation and the Jury's decision cannot be revoked.
Before the Competition and during the Competition it is not allowed for contestants to remain in any contact with Members of Jury, DJ and Lighting Team.
Strictly forbidden to express racist behaviors.
You understand and give permission for BPDC to video you and take pictures of you throughout the competition and give us your consent to use any videos or images for future marketing purposes.
BPDC does not take responsibility for copyright issues and whatever claims against the video are made will be passed on to the applicant.
Organizers don't take responsibility for the loss of things of the contestants on the day of the competition.
BPDC reserve the right to make changes to the rules, regulations and terms of the competition. Competitors will be notified of these changes.
MUSIC The music and the performance for Live Final must be from 03:00 – 04:00 minutes long . Music choices will be based on a first come first served basis. COSTUME
Shoes are not allowed (exceptions can be accepted individually).
Nudity is not permitted. Showing, touching or rubbing breasts or intimate body parts will immediately disqualify the contestant.
During the performances it is not allowed to take off any clothes if by taking off contestant will show any form of not suitable nudity. It is however allowed to take off parts of costume such as: skirt, coat, mask, jacket if after taking them off the contestant will remain properly dressed. Please inform us prior to your performance. These must be removed from stage after your performance.
Thongs, G-strings, nipple pasties etc. are not permitted.
Men can be topless.
Costumes and props shouldn't bother the performance.
All makeup and body paint is allowed as long as it doesn't make dirty other performers, the performance area and the poles.
Not allowed to use liquids, fire, needles, etc.
Outfits must not display logos or any other form of advertising.
Not allowed to use any king of body balms or lotions that can destroy the equipment or can make the poles slippery for other contestants' use.
The competitor will have the option of cleaning their own pole prior to their performance, although pole cleaners will be available.
The following products are acceptable in order to have stronger grip: Dry Hands, Mighty Grip, Talc, Itac 2, Chalk, etc. However these are not to be applied directly onto the poles!
STAGING AREA There will be 2 X-poles in the Finals (static and spinning), diameter 45mm, height 4m. Distance between poles 3m. If facing towards the stage, the left pole is static (can not be changed).
2 Nights in Lielupe Hotel SPA & Conferences by Semarah (Twin Room *)
Breakfast buffet included
1 Ticket to the BALTIC POLE DANCE CUP 9.11.19
Fitness seminars 8-10.11.19
*Sharing room for two persons.
10th of November 2019
10:00-11:30 (€45) FLOW & FIERCE (Static Pole) Anna-Maija's signature style workshop – flowy, strong & fierce static pole! This class is all about dancing, twisting and rotating on the static pole. You will learn pretty static pole rotations, fierce power spins and dynamic combinations. (int/adv) 11:45-13:15 (€45) LOW POLE FLOW Every combination in this class is like a mini pole choreography including both floorwork and pole transitions. All the movement in this class happens on the floor or close to the floor. You will learn leaps, jumps, twists, spins, handstands and rotations on the static pole. (int/adv)
10th of November 2019
Location: "Scorpions Pole Dance" studio, Riga, Latvia (Lāčplēša iela 125, floor 3) Mob. Phone +37127090029
Фотографии использованы для демонстрации возможностей шаблона сайта, пожалуйста, не используйте их в коммерческих целях.