Pole Dance America Championship
Additional Rules & Regulation for Regional Pole Dance Championships.
Please read them carefully.
2013 Men & Women
All applicants must be over 16.
Alcohol and/or Illegal drugs are prohibited.
Completed and confirmed agreement must be signed before any competitor can compete.
All performances must be clean - NO display of erotic behavior, simlulated grinding and/or explicit music content.
You may remove clothing to perform; however, you must have suitable outfits underneath, no thongs or nipple tassels allowed.
Live Props CANNOT be used - Humans or Animals.
If ANY of your performances are perceived to be too sexually suggestive you will be deducted points and/or disqualified.
The Organizers/Judges reserve the right to disqualify any competitor if they feel that any rules have been broken.
Tape, Gloves, Ankle, Knee, Elbow pads or protectors are prohibited.
Trixie Toes and like equipment are allowed for Round 1 & Round 3.
Using the Truss System during Round 1 or Round 3 for any reason is prohibited unless approved by MCH/PDA Judges.
Shoes are optional for Round 3. "NO SHOES are MADITORY for Round 1."
Grip Aids can be used - each competitor is responsible for supplying product to the Pole Staff.
Judges decisions are final.
Round 1 - The Compulsory:
Amateur Division - Minimum 3:30 - Maximum 3:45 routine / No Shoes / No Music
Professional Division - Minimum 3:45 - Maximum 4:00 routine / No Shoes / No Music
Elements are sent directly to competitors.
Round 2 - The Personality Round:
45 Second Musical Introduction
2 Random Questions
This round gives you the opportunity to introduce yourself and your personality.
The judges will be looking for style, charisma, humor, and the ability to do public speaking!
Round 3 - The Performance
4:15 to 5:00 minutes Musical Performance
This is a freestyle performance.
Scoring will be done based on: Technique & Theatrical skills.
Creativity and Originality are very important factors in this round.
13ft Stainless Steel
2 - 45mm / 1 - 50mm
Distance between poles - 8ft
Judging criteria: System Scoring 100% of points per round - total points accumulated determines winner.
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