Australasian Kizomba Championship

New Zealand Qualifiers

Brought to you by AWAKE Festival 

Registration and Payment

Winning couple at each qualifier will be awarded two free full passes to AWAKE, return flights* , plus entry into the finals at AWAKE 2019

*conditions apply

See below for more details.......

Spectators:
$15 at the door ( includes party )

Competitors

Prize

Winning couple at each qualifier will be awarded two free full passes to AWAKE, return flights* , plus entry into the finals at AWAKE 2019.

Runners up will be awarded two free party passes, plus entry to the finals at AWAKE 2019.

 

*conditions apply

Judges

Miguel and Susanna (Portugal)

Wimmy and Bari (Wellington)

Entry Requirements

This is an open level competition, so no level of dance is required. * There is a $50AUD entry fee per couple for the qualifiers. Couples are required to select the genre of music they will be dancing to from:

 

  • Kizomba

  • Urban

  • Semba

 

Please read the judging guidelines and general rules​.

Format

This is an open level competition.

  • All Competitors must be 18 years or older.

  • Couples perform on stage together to DJ selected music of the couples selected genre (Kizomba, Urban or Semba).

  • Couples perform to one piece of music between approximately 2:00 – 2:30 minutes long.

 

The judges will be looking for a good understanding of timing/rhythm, partnering, lead and follow, presentation and musicality as well as creativity & performance factor.

 

There are no restrictions on the combinations/moves being used except:

Lifts or tricks are NOT allowed.

Judging Criteria

Contestants will be judged and scored in the following three categories (10 points per category).

 

Technique

  • How clean are the movements.

  • Are all the movements being led correctly?

  • Does the ginga/styling conform to the genre

 

Musicality

  • Does the style of dance conform to the music (eg if a Kizomba song, are you dancing Kizomba)

  • Timing and interpretation of the music

 

Presentation

  • Costume

  • Presence and attitude

  • Connection between the partners

AWAKE Festival

https://www.awakefestival.com.au/akc

*Conditions

Winning couple at each qualifier will be awarded two free full passes to AWAKE, return flights (cheapest available for dates #) plus entry into the finals at AWAKE 2019.

Runners up will be awarded two free party passes, plus entry to the finals at AWAKE 2019.

# Flights are not included for Perth and New Caledonia Contestants.

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