AERIAL SHOW 2024

AERIAL SHOW 2024
promoter Fundacja MY WAY

Zapraszamy na 1 edycję zawodów AERIAL  SHOW, która odbędize się 19 października 2024 roku na Targach Kielce. Misją zawodów jest pokazanie unikalnego show na scenie przy użyciu kół cyrkowych. Liczy się kreatywność oraz artystyczna strona spektaklu/show.

PROGRAM ZAWODÓW wkrótce.

Details
  • date2024-10-19 ÷ 2024-10-19
  • application2024-02-05 ÷ 2024-07-12

1. The Organizer of AERIAL SHOW 2024 competition (hereinafter referred to as the "Competition") is FUNDACJA KLUB SPORTOWY MY WAY foundation, KRS number: 0001008502.

2. The Competition will take place on October 19th to 20th 2024 in the Centrum Kongresowe Targów Kielce (Targi Kielce Congress Center), ul. Zakładowa 1, 25-672 Kielce.

19th of October (Saturday) – AERIAL SHOW (Kids amateur, Juniors 12-14 amateur, Juniors 15-17 amateur, Women amateur, Men amateur, Duets/Groups amateur)

20th of October (Sunday) – AERIAL SHOW (Kids professional, Juniors 12-14 professional, Juniors 15-17 professional, Women professional, Men professional, Duets/Groups professional)

3. Mission

The Competition's mission is to put out an unique stage show using an aerial hoop. Creativity and the artistic side of the performance/show are the most important aspects.

4. Categories and definitions.

Aerial hoop competition – an organized sporting event on the national or international scale, bringing together athletes practicing aerial hoop. Competitions organized by studios for their students shall not be taken into account.

Aerial hoop instructor –a person who has a certificate that gives rights to conduct aerial hoop classes (instructor courses), a person who has conducted in the past/is conducting, as of the date of submitting an application aerial hoop classes. Seniority is not taken into account. One-time teaching of classes (replacement) is not taken into account. 

 

Categories.

Categories of Kids and Juniors. For the categories of Kids and Juniors, the age at the date of the final performance is taken into account.

KIDS amateur. This category is for kids between 8 and 11 years of age who have never participated in aerial hoop competitions or have participated in the amateur category, but have not won 1st-3rd place

Kids semi-pro. This category is intended for kids between 8 and 11 years of age, who have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the amateur category or have participated in the semi-pro category, but have not won 1st-3rd place. 

Kids professional. This category is intended for kids between 8 and 11 years of age, who have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the semi-pro category or higher; and/or have participated in the professional category, but have not won 1st-3rd place; and/or represent aerial hoop skills at a professional level.

JUNIORS 12-14 amateur. This category is for people between 12 and 14 years of age who have never participated in aerial hoop competitions or have participated in the amateur category, but have not won 1st-3rd place. 

JUNIORS 12-14 semi-pro. This category is intended for people between 12 and 14 years of age, who have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the amateur category or have participated in the semi-pro category, but have not won 1st-3rd place.

JUNIORS 12-14 professional. This category is intended for people between 12 and 14 years of age, who have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the semi-pro category or higher; and/or have participated in the professional category, but have not won 1st-3rd place; and/or represent aerial hoop skills at a professional level.

JUNIORS 15-17 amateur. This category is for people between 15 and 17 years of age who have never participated in aerial hoop competitions or have participated in the amateur category, but have not won 1st-3rd place.

JUNIORS 15-17 semi-pro. This category is intended for people between 15 and 17 years of age, who have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the amateur category or have participated in the semi-pro category, but have not won 1st-3rd place

JUNIORS 15-17 professional. This category is intended for people between 15 and 17 years of age, who have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the semi-pro category or higher; and/or have participated in the professional category, but have not won 1st-3rd place; and/or represent aerial hoop skills at a professional level.

DUETS/GROUPS 12-17. This category is intended for duets and groups. Each member of a duet or a group must be 12-17 years old on the day of the competition.

Categories 18+. Participants entering the 18+ category must be at least 18 years old on the day of the final performance. Participants who move to a higher category in terms of age, i.e. from Juniors to 18+ categories, and have placed 1st-3rd in Kids/Juniors, and who are not instructors, should submit their applications to Women/Men amateurs. If such a person is an instructor,  then the appropriate category is professional category.

WOMEN amateur. This category is intended for women aged 18 and above who are not aerial hoop instructors on the date of submitting an application and have never participated in aerial hoop competitions or have participated in the  amateur category, but have not won 1st-3rd place. 

WOMEN semi-pro. This category is intended for women aged 18 and above who are professionally engaged in aerial hoop (conduct aerial hoop classes or workshops, are aerial hoop instructors)

and/or have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the amateur category; 

and/or have participated in the semi-pro category, but have not won 1st-3rd place. 

WOMEN professional. This category is intended for women aged 18 and above who have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the semi-pro or higher category; 

and/or have participated in the professional category, but have not won 1st-3rd place. 

and/or represent aerial hoop skills at a professional level.

MEN amateur. This category is intended for men aged 18 and above who are not aerial hoop instructors on the date of submitting an application and have never participated in aerial hoop competitions or have participated in the amateur category, but have not won 1st-3rd place. 

MEN professional. This category is intended for men aged 18 and above who are professionally engaged in aerial hoop (conduct aerial hoop classes or workshops, are aerial hoop instructors)

and/or have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the amateur or higher category; 

and/or represent aerial hoop skills at a professional level.

DUETS/GROUPS amateur. This category is intended for duets and groups. Each participant of a duet or a group must be at least 18 years of age at the date of the Competition. On the day of sending the application, none of the participants of the duet/group can be an aerial hoop instructor and cannot have a place on the podium in aerial hoop competitions in the amateur or higher category;

DUETS/GROUPS professional. This category is intended for duets and groups. Each participant of a duet or a group must be at least 18 years of age at the date of the Competition. Intended for people who:

are professionally engaged in aerial hoop (conduct aerial hoop classes or workshops, are aerial hoop instructors)

and/or have won 1st-3rd place in aerial hoop competitions in the amateur category or higher; 

5. Submissions

To participate in the competitions, you have to fill in the application, which can be found here: JOIN! or click "take a part in competition" in AERIAL SHOW 2024. We recommend you to fill in the application using a computer (it is less intuitive when using a mobile phone). After sending your application you will receive an email confirming the correct submission of your application. Now, make a payment. In the case of duets/groups, each person being a member of this duet/group has to submit their application. In the field with a pseudonym/name of the group/duet, each member should enter the name of the duet/group or full names of all its members.

The application video must not be a montage of clips and must not be recorded with a moving camera (zooming in and out). The quality of the video should allow a fair evaluation, ensure adequate lighting and clear sound. It can be a choreography prepared for the finals, but does not have to. You can use only one pole (spinning, static) or both. The duration of the video must not exceed 2 minutes.

The application video will be assessed based on the following scoring card: Choreography (0-10 points), Originality (0-10 points), Musicality (0-10 points), Strength (0-10 points), Flexibility (0-10 points), Transitions (0-10 points), Clean Execution (0-10 points), Overall (0-10 points).

The deadline for submissions is June 30th, 2024. The number of 5-30 people from each category will be qualified for the finals. The finalists will be selected by the competition committee (jury) consisting of 3 people and announced by July 15th, 2024 at the latest. Those who submit their applications but are not qualified for the finals will not receive a refund of the submission fee.

Submission fees:

PLN 80 (EUR 25) – fee for one category (if one person registers for more than one category, a fee must be paid for each category; in the case of duets/groups, payment is made by each person belonging to the duet/group)

PLN 180 (EUR 45) – fee for each category that will qualify for the final (if one person qualifies for more than one category, a fee must be paid for each category; in the case of duets/groups, one payment must be made for the entire duet/group).  
How to make a payment?

1. Log into ScoreApp.

2. Go to "Your profile" --> "Dancer zone" --> "The competitions you are registered for" and select AERIAL SHOW 2024.

3. In the table you will see the amount to be paid for the selected category. Click on it and follow the instructions of PayNow.

Payments in EUR can be made to PayPal account poledanceshowkielce@gmail.com or by bank transfer (if you do not have a PayPal account).

FUNDACJA KLUB SPORTOWY MY WAY 

PL62 1140 2004 0000 3502 8338 6054

A participant can resign from participation without specifying a reason for this.  A participant who resigns from participation later than 3 weeks before the date of the Competition cannot participate in next edition of the Competition. Except for a participant who will provide a medical certificate confirming inability to participate.

The fee is non-returnable. In case of the participant's resignation from participation in the Competition, regardless of the reason, the fee shall not be refunded and the participant shall not receive a ticket. 

6. Awards

The first three places in each category will receive diplomas, medals as well as material and money prizes funded by the sponsors.

7. The scene and the aerial hoops

The scene.

The organizer will provide a stage with dimensions that provide a distance from the hoop to the edges of the stage of at least three (3) meters (in front, behind and on the sides of the hoop).

The organizer will provide a mattress, located under the hoop, measuring 2 m x 2 m and approximately 4 centimeters thick. The mattress will provide protection for the competitors in the event of a fall, but it will be hard enough to allow for free floor work.

The hoop.

a.The hoop used during the competition will be made of metal tube with a diameter of 25 mm.

b. Competitors will be able to choose the diameter of the hoop from the following diameters: 90cm, 95cm and 100cm.

c.The hoop used during the competition will be covered with a grip tape. A competitor may bring their own hoop, not covered with a grip tape, after previous notification. The willingness to use one’s own hoop uncovered with a grip tape must be notified by email until 31st of August at the latest.

d.Competitors will be able to choose the mounting height from the following three heights: 140 cm, 170 cm and 200 cm (measured from the floor to the lowest point of the bottom bar). The competitor is required to indicate his/her chosen mounting height and hoop size until 31st of August. The hoop must be at least at the height of the competitor's chin, measured from the floor.

e. The hoop will be hung from one rigging point.

g. Hoop cleaning. The hoop will be cleaned before each performance. The entire surface of the hoop will be cleaned (grease remover will be applied first, followed by a dry towel/cloth). Competitors will have the opportunity to check the hoop and its mounting height before the performance. If they notice discrepancies, they will be able to ask for the hoop to be cleaned again or have its mounting height changed. Competitors may personally clean the hoop before their performance, but must use cleaning agents provided by the organizer to do so. The use of one's own cleaning products is prohibited. Exceptions are medical indications (e.g., allergies ), for which the appropriate medical certificate must be provided.

8. The Participants

On the day of the competition the participant must be 18 years of age (this does not pertain to the Junior and Kids category), have personal accident insurance, be familiar with the contents of these Rules and have a valid identity document. It is forbidden to consume alcohol or narcotics on the day of the Competition.

9. Scoring 

Scoring cards will be published soon.

10. Music

The length of the participant’s performance should be within the following range: from 3 to 4 minutes.

Music with a vulgar language, unethical, racist etc. content is forbidden. The same piece of music can be used by more than one participant. Music should be uploaded to the ScoreApp system in the form of a file in MP3 format by September 30th, 2024 at the latest. 

How to do it?

1. Log in to the ScoreApp system.

2. Enter the tab "Your account" --> "Dancer zone" --> Aerial Show

3. In the table you can find a field where you can upload your music (MP3 file column)

4. Save the music file by clicking "v" button (save)

Our system verifies the length of a song. Each file exceeding the length specified in the Rules will be rejected. We accept only files in MP3 format with a maximum size of 6MB. We recommend you to upload file using your computer (using smartphone is uncomfortable).

11. Costume

The costume is left to the participant's discretion. It is however forbidden to perform topless, in erotic lingerie, in a costume exposing intimate parts. Permitted footwear: ballet shoes, gym shoes, dance shoes.

The footwear may not pose a threat to the audience/jury/other participants. Tattoos and make-up are permitted, but these should not soil the scene, aerial hoops and the other participants.

12. Choreography and copyright

 1. The participant should prepare a routine/choreography that will be presented on the stage on the day of the competition in such a way that it is a work created individually by the competitor. The organizer shall not be responsible for the competitor's choreography, both in the art and exotic categories, in terms of its individual character.

 2. The competition organizer shall not be responsible for any possible infringement of other people's copyrights to the choreography presented on stage on the day of the competition. Any claim for copyright infringement of a dance work (choreography) will be at the discretion of the original creator.

 3. The competition organizer shall not resolve disputes regarding copyright infringement of the work (choreography).

13. Human props, stage props, unusual ideas

During the final performance, only the participant(s) may be on stage. The use of third parties for choreography is possible only after prior notification of this information to the organizer (until September 15th, 2024). In addition to the participant, a maximum of two people may be on stage. Additional people may not touch the hoops. Human props are required to purchase an entry ticket to the event. Permitted accessories: gloves, knee and ankle protectors. All accessories used for the choreography should be previously reported (until September 15, 2024) and their installation/removal should not take longer than 3 minutes. Each participant is required to leave the stage clean (any feathers, confetti, etc. must be cleaned up by the participant after the performance). All accessories should not hamper the performance. The use of magnesia, dry hands, mighty grip etc is permitted but it can be applied only on a participant’s body. Balsams, itac, body lotions are forbidden. Any unusual ideas for the final performance will be considered individually. The intention to use any accessories or human props should be notified by email to aerialshowkielce@gmail.com 

14. Stage testing

Each participant is allowed to test the stage for at least 1 minute and a maximum of 3 minutes. The time of the stage testing and its duration will be published in the ScoreApp system no later than 3 days before the Competition.

15. Disqualification

A participant may be disqualified for not applying to the Rules or the organizer's recommendations.

16. Authorization for reproduction of physical likeness

Making a submission to Aerial Show 2024 is tantamount to a lasting and unconditionally free of charge authorization for photographic, video and television recording of all the presentations and their use, publication and transmission in any media.

17. Tickets

Tickets for the event will be sold stationary on the date of the Competition. Each finalist receives a ticket for the entire AERIAL SHOW competition. Coaches, parents, and human props are required to purchase a ticket for the event.

18. Participation in Aerial Show 2024 is tantamount to accepting these Rules.

19. Any questions and remarks should be sent to aerialshowkielce@gmail.com