Pure Balboa Competitionadmin

Overview

  • All competitors must be Full Weekend Pass holders or DanceOnly/Competition Pass holders
  • Entry fee: $40 per couple during online registration or $50 at the event
  • Prize money:  First place couple $500 / Second place couple $250 / Third place couple  $100
  • Please see the schedule for times of the Prelims and Finals.

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This competition is open to all levels of competitors.

Like usual, the judges will be looking for timing, technique, and teamwork.  This contest will have a special emphasis on finesse, footwork, and musicality within the partnership. Primarily, shuffle-based footwork is encouraged. Closed-position swing moves will not be rewarded as we are looking for true Pure Balboa.

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Prelims

There may be 2 or more heats depending on the number of entries.
Song 1 of each heat – will be danced to a mid-tempo song.
Song 2 of each heat – will be danced to a fast-tempo song.

Finals

First All Skate – Couples will dance to a 2 minute mid-tempo song.
Second All Skate – Couples will dance to a 2 minute slow-tempo song.
Third All Skate – Couple will dance to a 2 minute fast-tempo song.


Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday night. See the schedule for the exact time.