GENERAL RULES | WORLD LATIN DANCE CUP

Approval | World Latin Dance Cup Organization
September 2018

| COMPETITORS |

Assure the full understanding of the competition rules. The lack of knowledge won't exempt the competitor of fulfillment the rules.

The World Latin Dance Cup organization, abbreviated as WLDC, have the right as the organization on all rules, regulations and development of the event. Nevertheless, it remains disengage from all decision matters retaining to soloist, couples and team division winners.

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Registration payment

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Music Fusions         

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Communication channels

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Musical genres accepted in the divisions of Urban Dances

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Videos and Photos

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Definitions of terms

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Responsibilities         

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Allowance of tricks, lifts and acrobatics        

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Hotel availability

   

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Criteria definition | Judging system         

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Registration

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Judging criteria

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Winners of the last WLDC

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List of criteria per division

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Winners of the world qualifiers

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Score

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Conformation of couples, trios and teams

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Faults system

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Declaration of deserted division

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Severe faults         

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Mandatory activities

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Mild faults

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Ages allowed by division

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Tie

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Duration allowed by division        

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Points to consider

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 REGISTRATION PAYMENT

• What should each competitor purchase? Each competitor should purchase the competitor pass plus their division pass he or she will be participating in. Please visit www.wldc.co to view prices for all passes.

Competitor pass: Each competitor must pay for his/her own pass. Competitors who have qualified at a WLDC qualifier or who wish to qualify in Orlando for the 2018 WLDC should purchase competitor pass. The competitor pass DOES NOT include division passes. The director of any team, couple or soloist should also purchase the competitor pass.

Division Pass: Each soloist, couple or team should buy a pass for each division he/she will compete in. The value of division passes are one per team, one per couple and one for soloist.

COMMUNICATION CHANNELS

WLDC offer these communication channels in order to offer updated information to competitors and attendees. Each of these channels will publish and announce all information before, during and after the event.

VIDEOS AND PHOTOS

RESPONSIBILITIES

HOTEL AVAILABILITY

           

The organization highly recommends all competitors to stay at the official WLDC hotel, Wyndham Orlando Resort”. Benefits for staying at the official WLDC hotel are:

REGISTRATION

WINNERS OF PREVIOUS WLDC

WINNERS OF THE QUALIFIERS

CONFORMATION OF COUPLES, TRIOS AND TEAMS

DECLARATION OF DESERTED DIVISION

If a division has three or less entrants (soloist, couples or teams) there should be a minimum score noted next to each entry for placing.

MANDATORY ACTIVITIES

The WLDC organization has mandatory activities for its competitors. Competitors should view the event program and find out which activities are mandatory. All activities mentioned below are mandatory for all competitors without exception. Points will be deducted to any competitor in the absence of any mandatory activity.

AGES ALLOWED BY DIVISION

TOTAL DURATION ALLOWED BY DIVISION

Maximum duration of the choreography.

MUSIC FUSIONS

MUSICAL GENRES ACCEPTED IN THE DIVISIONS OF URBAN DANCES

DEFINITIONS OF TERMS

ALLOWANCE OF TRICKS, LIFTS AND ACROBATICS

CRITERIA DEFINITION | JUDGING ITEMS

LIST OF CRITERIA PER DIVISION

Musicality | Technique of the specific genre | Dance Technique | Stage Presence | Visual Presentation | Choreography | Originality | Difficulty | Timing

Musicality | Technique of the specific genre | Dance Technique | Stage Presence | Visual Presentation | Choreography | Originality | Synchronization | Difficulty | Timing| Connection with the partner

Musicality | Technique of the specific genre | Dance Technique | Stage Presence | Visual Presentation | Choreography | Originality | Synchronization | Difficulty | Timing | Connection

Musicality | Technique of the specific genre | Dance Technique | Stage Presence | Visual Presentation | Originality | Timing | Connection with the partner (Not for soloist improvisation)

SCORE

FAULTS SYSTEM

SEVERE DEDUCTION OF POINTS: 5 points will be deducted on the final total score.

MILD DEDUCTION OF POINTS: 1 point will be deducted on the final score.

TIES

POINTS TO CONSIDER