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Latvian Modern Dance School „DANCE OF STREET”

International Dance Academy

invite to take part in

Latvian Open Street Dance Championship 2016

(Hip Hop Dance, House, Streetdance Show, Disco Dance)

Latvian Open Dance Show Cup 2016

We invite you to take part in one of the biggest modern dance event – Open Latvian Championship.

The competitions will held in the capital of Latvia – Riga.

   

Riga is spread on the both sides of the river Daugava (Nothern Dvina), not far for the place where river Daugava flew into the Riga’s Gulf. Riga’s the biggest Baltic town.

 

The historic center, the heart of Riga, is Old Town. Its narrow streets and cobblestones provide an opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere of the Middle Ages of long-gone centuries. Today there are concentrated the most part of the major attractions of the city. There are impressive Swedish Gate, House of Blackheads, Powder Tower – the only surviving medieval fortifications, Riga Castle, St. Peter’s Church – one of the main sightseeing of the city. Undoubtedly, it is interesting to visit Riga Central Market – one of the largest and oldest in Europe. The city has many parks and gardens, the oldest one are Verman’s Park and Viesturs Garden, which has been founded by Peter I in 1072 and became the first public garden in Riga.


 


PLACE:

Latvian Olympic Center, Grostonas street 6b, Riga, Latvia.

 

DATES: 

February 27 – 28, 2016

27.02.2015 Hip-hop dance, House

28.02.2015 Street Dance Show, Show dance, Disco Dance.

INTERNATIONAL JURY BOARD:

·         Judges representing Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and other countries.

·         VIP judges (the best dancers and teachers in Europe and in the world).

·         In Open Level nominations – no more than one judge represents the hosting country + VIP judges (at least three).

·         More details are soon on www.championship.lv

 

NOMINATIONS AND CATEGORIES:

Open Class

Beginners OP

HIP-HOP DANCE

Hip hop Dance Mini kids(Baby) solo

Hip hop Dance Mini kids(Baby) duos

Hip hop Dance Mini kids(Baby) small groups

Hip hop Dance Mini kids(Baby) formations

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) solo female children

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) solo children 1

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) solo male children

Hip hop Dance (2rd level) solo children 2

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) solo female juniors

Hip hop Dance (3rd level) solo children 2

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) solo male juniors

Hip hop Dance (2nd level) solo juniors

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) solo female adults

Hip hop Dance (3rd level) solo juniors

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) solo male adults

Hip hop Dance (2nd level) solo adults

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) duos children

Hip hop Dance (3rd level) solo adults

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) duos juniors

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) duos children

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) duos adults

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) duos juniors

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) small groups children

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) duos adults

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) small groups juniors

Hip hop Dance(2nd&3rd level) small groups children

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) small groups adults

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) small groups juniors

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) Formations children

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) small groups adults

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) Formations juniors

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) Formations juniors

Hip hop Dance (open & 1st level) Formations adults

Hip hop Dance (2nd & 3rd level) Formations adults

DISCO DANCE

Disco dance Mini kids(Baby) solo

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) solo female children

Disco Dance beginners solo children2

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) solo male children

Disco Dance beginners solo juniors

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) solo female juniors

Disco Dance beginners solo adults

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) solo male juniors

Disco Dance beginners solo children1

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) solo female adults

 

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) solo male adults

 

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) duos children

 

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) duos juniors

 

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) duos adults

 

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) small groups children

 

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) small groups juniors

 

Disco Dance (open & 1st level) small groups adults

 

ONLY OPEN CLASS

House solo children

 

House solo juniors

 

House solo adults

 

Street Dance Show small groups children

Dance Show small groups children

Street Dance Show Formations children

Dance Show Formations children

Street Dance Show small groups juniors

Dance Show small groups juniors

Street Dance Show Formations juniors

Dance Show Formations juniors

Street Dance Show small groups adults

Dance Show small groups adults

Street Dance Show Formations adults

Dance Show Formations adults

Electric Boogie children

 

Electric Boogie juniors

 

Electric Boogie adults

 

Productions

 

Groups by age:

OPEN CLASS

Mini kids (Baby)

2009 and younger

Children

2005 and younger

Junior

2001 – 2004

Adult

2000 and older

HIP-HOP DANCE BEGINNERS

Children 1

2007-2008

Children 2

2005-2006

Juniors

2001-2004

Adults

2000 and older

DISCO DANCE BEGINNERS

Children 1

2007 and younger

Children 2

2005-2006

Juniors

2001-2004

Adults

2000 and older

In small groups and formations it is allowed for dancers to participate only in previous age category, but not more than 50% of the total composition of the group or formation.

 

APPLICATION FORM:

APPLICATIONS for participation must be received by the Organizer not later than 23:59 on February 10, 2016. After February 10 applications are accepted only on the condition of increased application fee.

 


 

APPLICATION FEES

Application submitted before 23:59 February 10, 2016

20,-Euro for each dancer in one style

Application submitted February 11-15, 2016

25,-Euro for each dancer in one style

Application submitted February 16-25, 2016

30,-Euro for each dancer in one style

Application submitted after February 25, 2016

40,-Euro for each dancer in one style

PRODUCTIONS

200,-Euro for whole group.

10,- Euro for dancer  in each additional style

The admission is free for coach of dance group (1 coach for 1 school)

For the participants in Formation category 2 additional free entrance tickets for assistants are allowed.

Visitor ticket - 10,-Euro per day.

All expenses for accommodation and meals are at the expense of sending organizations.

 

ATTENTION!

Registration must be made on-line at www.championship.lv !

More information on registration can be found at www.lmda.lv

The organizer reserves the right to combine the nomination at the end of the registration!

For participants who arrive on Friday, February 26, 2015 - the Organizer provides facilities for training during the day from 11:00 to 22:00 at Lachplesha street 87, Riga, Dance School "Dance of Street".

 

RULES:

Qualifying rounds are held: finals - up to 9 participants, semi-finals – for up to 16, quarter finals – up to 32, 1/8 finals – for more than 32 participants.

The number of dancers in the calls in Beginners nominations (organizer’s music) in the finals - not more than 2, in the semifinals - not more than 4, in the quarter-finals - at least 4, in other rounds - not less than 6.

Dancer has no right to compete with himself (Special attention for group nominations - the dancer cannot participate in one category in two different groups).

                                                                                               

PERFORMANCE RULES FOR DANCE DISCIPLINES

Props are allowed only in the category and / or disciplines ShowDance and StreetDanceShow. However, props must be such that the dancer could bring it to the dance floor and back by himself once at a time.

In NONE category or discipline can be used liquids or other substances as props that can stain, damage or make the dance floor dangerous for the dancers.

Not allowed to perform the same performance in different disciplines. For example: the same composition can not be represented in the nominations SreetDanceShow and DanceShow.

Lifts (support) are allowed in the categories and/or disciplines ShowDance and StreetDanceShow, and in nominations Hip-Hop Dance Formation Junior and Adult.

In the children's categories, in the age group Children, lifts (support) are prohibited in all disciplines!!!

Show Dance - based on the use of vocabulary Jazz/Lyrical, Ballet and/or Modern and Contemporary dance techniques. Other dance disciplines can be used, but should not dominate!! It is prohibited to use techniques of sport ballroom dance and Rock and Roll.

 

AWARDS:

DIPLOMA for each participant!!! Medals go for winners in every solo and duet disciplines, cups – for winners of the group categories. Special prizes from sponsors in solo disciplines open classes in the most numerous nominations.

 


MUSIC:

1. Must be of good quality.

2. Only on CD. (Audio CD)

3. The CD must be at the DJ’s desk before the category started and include the name of the team or name dancer, song title and start number.

4. The CD should have only one audio track.

5. The participant must inform DJ – will he begin at the point or will he go to the dance floor under the  music.

 

COMPOSITION LENGTH:               

Hip-hop, House, Disco:

Solo and Duos – 1:00 minute for all and 1:00 minute for individual performance (organizer’s music)

Small Group – 2:00 (organizer’s music)

Disco children small groups upto 1:30

Formation –2:30 - 3:00 (пown music)

Street Show and Street Dance Show:

Small Group - 2:30 - 3:00

Formations 2:30 - 4:00

 

ACCOMODATION:

Organizer offers the accommodation for the participants in a 4-star hotel MARITIM Park Hotel ****. (Or other appropriate level of hotel).

Hotel MARITIM is a synonymous to high standard. Elegant atmosphere, comfortable rooms, fine cuisine, attentive service and the hospitality of the hotel staff MARITIM Park Hotel in Riga earned loyalty and appreciation of thousands of customers.

 

As part of the German hotel chain which unites hotels in many countries, including Spain, Turkey and Egypt, the hotel MARITIM Park Hotel Riga has a strong reputation for first-class hotel and conference center. One of the main advantages of the hotel MARITIM Park Hotel is a convenient location. The Old Town can be reached on foot through the scenic Victory Park.

The hotel offers free and spacious parking to receive tourist groups arriving by bus, as well as individual guests on cars.

 

2-, 3- bed room accommodations in large comfortable rooms with private facilities.

 

Also accommodation can be arranged in hostels upon request.

 

CONTACS:

OLEG PAVLOV

Organizer

President of Dance School “Dance of Street”

Phone +371 2955 3495

 

TAINA JEFREMOVA

Questions about accomodation

E-mail: taina4@inbox.lv

Phone: +371 26007444

 

Ms. JULIA USHAKOVA-REIDER

Questions about visas

E-mail: rigachampionship@gmail.com

www.championship.lv