1 st Round Date : Till Oct 26th (Registration Procedures + Auditions)
Semi Finals Date: Nov 1st to Nov 10th
Finals Date : Dec 3rd 2019
DANCE OFF-EASTERN STYLE
"Performing solo is never easy especially when you're facing off against the most competitive dancers.
This ITH, get ready for the ultimate dance-off! It's the perfect opportunity for those with a style of their
own. Let your body speak the language your tongue cannot express. Define yourself and let the crowd
witness the battle that started on the floor!"
No: of Rounds: 3
1. 1 st Round: Preliminary Audition
2. Semi Final Round:: Online Elimination Round
3. Final Round: Live Performance (Finale)
1. Super Senior (August 1st 1996 to July 31st 2001)
2. Senior (August 1st 2001 to July 31st 2005)
3. Junior (August 1st 2005 to July 31st 2008)
4. Sub Junior (August 1st 2008 to July 31st 2013 )
Grand Finale Round - Rules & Regulations
1. Applicable to best 10 contestants of each applicable age categories from Semi Final Round, which will be published on Nov 12th 2019.
2. Finalist need to give a Live Stage Performance at the event venue, in front of eminent Jury members & Audience, which will be happening on Dec 3rd 2019.
3. Duration – 3 to 10 mins. Violation in time limits will lead to disqualification.
4. Genre should strictly restrict to Eastern Style. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. Eastern
Styles include Indian Classical Dance Forms, Folk/Tribal Dance Forms & Indian Contemporary
5. Contestant should have the required background track (Remix allowed) to play in the background
while giving the live performance.
6. Main Evaluation will be based on Timing, Beats, Variety, Style, Technique & Audience Impact.
7. Breakable items, fire, water, inflammable items or items which may make the dance floor untidy
is strictly prohibited. Any violation of this rule will lead to definite disqualification
8. Decisions of Judges will be final
9. ITH reserves the right to cancel this competition or add contestants at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control, or if the number of participants do not exceed the minimum number decided by ITH during finale.
10. The Decision of Panel of Judges shall be final & abiding to all. The Parents/ Participants/ school authorities will have no right to contact Judges directly. Complaints from Parents/ Teachers will not be entertained, however, in the of any discrepancy; the authorized Cultural/Art Institute representative can submit a written complaint to the Organizers office at the Venue within 15 minutes soon after the declaration of the results and to pay a non – refundable fee of AED 250/- per complaint. The Cultural /Art Institute authorities should assign a team manager for this particular event to coordinate with the Organizing committee
11. The contestants should complete their makeup & costume before one hour the event is scheduled to be held. If contestants are not available at the venue after third call, the organizers will have the right to cancel his/ her participation. Only two minutes will be provided for Stage Setting apart from the allotted Time Frame for each Live Stage event (Exception only for Amplified (Music Band) & Super Six Show)
12. Cultural/Art Institute Representatives (or) parents should take care of their wards and their personal belongings. Indywood Team will not bear responsibility for any loss or damage.
Prizes & Opportunities
1. Prize winners will be honored on Day 2 of Finals, which will be conducted along with valedictory function. Prize winning Teams can collect their prizes at the ceremony. Participation certificates will be issued through respective schools.
2. Grade system will be applicable to find out Individual Champions in Sub Junior, Junior, Senior & Super Senior(Girls/Boys) Individual Events. For the Overall Championship, points of the group events will also be counted. Dance Off is a Solo Event.
70% and above A Grade - 5 Points (Individual)/10 Points (Group)
40 – 55% C Grade - 1 Point (Individual)/2 Points (Group)
First Prize Grade points + 5 Points (Individual)/10 Points(Group)
Second Prize Grade points + 3 Points (Individual)/6 Points (Group)
Third Prize Grade points + 1 Point (Individual)/2 Points (Group)
3. Individual Champions will be awarded with Mr. Indywood (Boy) / Ms. Indywood (Girl)- (Sub Juniors, Juniors, Seniors & Super Seniors Separate). At least 1 First prize in any event and a prize in any other event is required to get qualified for the individual championship. If no one meets this requirement individual champions shall be selected on basis of max points obtained. Then also, if no one meets the requirement, group event points will be considered.