JACK’N’JILL

First edition of WSM is coming!

We have decided to make it more attractive by adding an extra element.

We present you SALSA on2 Jack’n’Jill Competition!

Date: ? Hour: ? Place: ? (info coming soon)

TERMS and CONDITIONS of the COMPETITION – JUDGING RULES

1. Jack’n Jill gives our participants an opportunity to compete at social dancing with a random partner, drawn during the competition.

2. The dancing style required for the competition is Salsa on 2, NY style.

The number of participants is limited to 12 ladies and 12 men.

Applications will be accepted based on registration order.

ROUND 1

First draw of partners. Competitiors receive points as individuals, not as couples. Next draw of partners takes place. Those who receive the highest score are qualified for the 2nd round.
In round 1 the competitiors dance to two songs unknown before, chosen by the DJ; the participants form a circle in couples and after the first song they move clockwise and switch partners i.e. the leader passes to next follower. 8 ladies and 8 gentlemen are qualified for the 2nd round. Duration of one song: around 1,5-2 min.

ROUND 2

Next draw of partners takes place.
Competitiors receive points as individuals, not as couples. Next draw of partners takes place. Those who receive the highest score are qualified for the semifinals.
During round 2 the competitiors dance to two songs unknown before, chosen by the DJ; the participants form a circle in couples and after first song they move clockwise and switch partners i.e. another drawof partners is done. 4 ladies and 4 men are qualified for the semifinals. Duration of one song: around 1,5-2 min.

SEMIFINAL

Next draw of partners takes place. Competitiors receive points as individuals, not as couples. Those who receive the highest score are qualified for the final round. During the semifinals the competitiors dance to two songs unknown before, chosen by the DJ; after first song they move clockwise and switch partners i.e. the leader passes to next follower. 2 ladies and 2 gentlemen are qualified for the final round. Duration of one song: around 1,5-2 min.

FINAL ROUND

Next draw of partners takes place.
Competitors receive points as couples. During the final round the competitiors dance to two songs unknown  before, chosen by the DJ. From three couples of the final the 1st and 2nd place is selected according to the number of points.

*The Jury may add additional songs if in their opinion a longer duration of songs is necessary for more appropriate evaluation of a particular dance of selected round or during the whole competition.

3. The competition will be judged by the Jury chosen by the Organizer of the event, consisting of: (info coming soon)
The jury evaluates improvising skills, contact with the partner, accentuating music elements, aesthetics, as well as leading and following skills.

4. The competition is based on secret judging. The Jury moves among dancers during particular rounds and gives points for their dance.

5. The couples qualified for next round are announced immediately after the calculation of results.

6. Identification of competitors

The start number must be placed visible. Start numbers are assigned according to registration order. There is no dress code for the dancers. Please have in mind that they should allow the start number to be placed visible. Good style and taste is appreciated 🙂

7. PRIZES

The winners of the 1st and 2nd place receive prizes from the Organizer.
During the competition also an audience prize will be selected for one leader and one follower.

8. HOW TO APPLY? WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Anyone who wishes to check his/her social skills and have fun can participate! The following requirements fulfilled are just enough.

To join the Jack’n’Jill competition during WSM 2020 you need to owe a PASS for this event.

You need to be at least 18 years old.

For the competition you register INDIVIDUALLY. Next during a draw the participants get a random partner.

To apply for the competition write an email to the following address: k.kopiec@salsafestival.pl, and if any places are left it will also be possible to register during the event.