N’Groove offers the ability for choreographers to compete with their creative talents in our Choreo Competition. Choreographers have the ability to choreograph their own project and compete against other choreographers in their age division.

AGE REQUIREMENTS

Currently, their no age requirement for teams to participate in the N’Groove Dance Competition during the 2018 schedule. Responsible parties for all crews must be over 18 years of age to sign up to compete.

ROUTINE RULES

  • 5-8 minute routine maximum for all teams
    • Points will be deducted for longer routines: 1 point will be deducted for every 10 seconds over 5 minutes.
    • Each choreographer’s routine must consist of 5 or more dancers. 
    • All Choreo competitive projects will be judged as street routines: Hip Hop, Breakdance, Funk, Lyrical Hip Hop, Popping, etc. 
    • All choreography and entire routine MUST ONLY be created by the choreographer. Please respect the competitive choreographers and competition requirements for this division. Outside choreography and creative input is NOT allowed and choreographers will be disqualified from their division if this happens. 
    • Judging will be split into two categories: Technical Merit and Artistic Merit. A sample score sheet will be emailed to Directors two weeks prior to the event.
  • Because this event is for the whole family we would like All routines to be free of profanity, however, if there is profanity please refrain from having explicit or sexual lyrics in your music selection here is a list of the words you may not use in any derivativeF**k, A$$, A$$hole, B!tch, H*e, N!**a, C*nt, Whº&e, Sh!t, P*$$y, P!$$, C*ck, T!t$, Tw@t, He!! Please respect our guidelines and requirements on this issue. Absolutely NO exceptions will be made. We know this may sound a little silly, but because teams are subject to a 1 point penalization for EACH explicit curse word, Thank you for understanding and we apologize for having to be so specific.
  • The choreography is subject to penalization if it is deemed lewd or For example, no grabbing of genitalia, licking body parts, or inappropriate rubbing or grinding. Deductions are one point per inappropriate action.

TIMELINE

  • Please see each event page for Registration deadlines and music submission deadlines.

 REGISTRATION FEES – NEW!

  • Early Registration Fees are $20 per dancer 
  • Regular Registration Fees are $30 per dancer.
  • Please see the competition page for deadline information.

AWARDS

  • 1st Place:  $1500 & Trophy
  • 2nd  Place: $1000 & Trophy
  • 3rd Place: $750 & Trophy

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Nothing may be thrown on stage that will affect the performance of another team. (Glitter, powder, feathers, etc)
  • N’Groove is not responsible for any lost or stolen property in or on the premises.
  • N’Groove and our Sponsors: Legacy Group, reserves all rights to group performances, group names and group pictures for promotional
  • Media Release & Liability Form must be submitted upon crew check-in the day of competition.