JUDGING CRITERIA

FUSION

Teams will be judged for selection similar to how they would be judged on the day of the show. Day-of – show judging criteria is shown below. The Lalkar Executive board reserves the right to alter or modify the judging rubric. all teams will be notified via email of any such changes.

 

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION POINTS POSSIBLE
Formations 15
Creativity How original were the formations? 5
Execution Did everyone hit the right position? Was it appealing from where you were seated? 5
Changes Were there enough changes throughout the routine?
Did each song look fresh with those changes?
5
Choreography 30
Complexity Are the moves difficult enough to be on a competitive stage? 10
Transitions Are there transition moves at all? Are there too many flat-backs? Is the exit move relative to the previous song? 10
Creativity/Risk Taking Was the choreography fresh?
Was it pieced together innovatively?
10
Production 25
Costumes Are they relevant to the theme?
Do they look professional?
5
Props Are there any props?
If so, are they used in the right way?
Are there too many unnecessary props?
5
Mix Was the song selection pertinent to the theme?
Did they have a good blend of songs in general?
5
Theme Execution Did the theme play out well?
If one is not familiar with the theme,
can he/ she still follow along?
10
Quality of Routine 30
Energy How consistent was their stamina?
Were there any dancers you observed trying to overpower the others?
(Heroism, if you will)
10
Expressions Were expressions synchronized?
Did they ever display the wrong facials?
Were some singing along while others were not?
(Consistency)
5
Synchronization Do they look the same doing all moves?
Are all counts hit at the same time?
5
Variation of Dance Styles As ‘fusion’ teams, they need to incorporate at least 3-4 styles.
Were the styles incorporated executed well?
Was the team respectful of the style?
10
Total 100
Penalties -30
Costume Malfunctions up to -5
Damaging Stage -10
Sportsmanship up to -10
Performance over time limit -5

Teams will be judged for selection similar to how they would be judged on the day of the show. Day-of – show judging criteria is shown below. The Lalkar Executive board reserves the right to alter or modify the judging rubric. all teams will be notified via email of any such changes.

 

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION POINTS POSSIBLE
Formations 15
Creativity How original were the formations? 5
Execution Did everyone hit the right position? Was it appealing from where you were seated? 5
Changes Were there enough changes throughout the routine?
Did each song look fresh with those changes?
5
Choreography 30
Complexity Are the moves difficult enough to be on a competitive stage? 10
Transitions Are there transition moves at all? Are there too many flat-backs? Is the exit move relative to the previous song? 10
Creativity/Risk Taking Was the choreography fresh?
Was it pieced together innovatively?
10
Production 25
Costumes Are they relevant to the theme?
Do they look professional?
5
Props Are there any props?
If so, are they used in the right way?
Are there too many unnecessary props?
5
Mix Was the song selection pertinent to the theme?
Did they have a good blend of songs in general?
5
Theme Execution Did the theme play out well?
If one is not familiar with the theme,
can he/ she still follow along?
10
Quality of Routine 30
Energy How consistent was their stamina?
Were there any dancers you observed trying to overpower the others?
(Heroism, if you will)
10
Expressions Were expressions synchronized?
Did they ever display the wrong facials?
Were some singing along while others were not?
(Consistency)
5
Synchronization Do they look the same doing all moves?
Are all counts hit at the same time?
5
Variation of Dance Styles As ‘fusion’ teams, they need to incorporate at least 3-4 styles.
Were the styles incorporated executed well?
Was the team respectful of the style?
10
Total 100
Penalties -30
Costume Malfunctions up to -5
Damaging Stage -10
Sportsmanship up to -10
Performance over time limit -5

BHANGRA

Teams will be judged for selection similar to how they would be judged on the day of the show. Day-of – show judging criteria is shown below. The Lalkar Executive board reserves the right to alter or modify the judging rubric . all teams will be notified via email of any such changes.

 

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION POINTS POSSIBLE
Traditionality 10
Overall Did your choreography borrow traditional moves from Punjabi folk dances in addition to Bhangra such as Luddi, Dhamaal, Jhummar, or Giddha? Were props used as part of your routine and how well did you execute this segment? Did the Dhol player play the correct taals during the dance when you did Dhamaal, Jhummar, Bhangra, etc.? 10
Formations 20
Creativity Are the formations intricate?
Were formations dynamic or stagnant?
10
Execution Were the formation changes completed flawlessly?
Were there any clashes between people as they passed?
10
Creativity/Risk Taking Was the choreography fresh?
Was it pieced together innovatively?
10
Choreography 30
Creativity How innovatively did the team piece together the moves? 12
Execution Did everyone have proper form while doing the moves?
Did they all look the same and not have any issues performing the move?
12
Difficulty Were the moves Difficult enough or were they repetitive and easy? 6
Synchronization 10
Chemistry and nakhra Are the jodis interacting well with?
Is the nakhra consistent with everyone?
10
Energy and Stamina 10
Overall Was the energy consistent throughout the routine?
Did people start losing stamina mid-routine?
Are the moves distinctive throughout?
10
Presentation and Entertainment 10
Overall Were you entertained by the performance?
Did they blend all elements well?
10
Mix 5
Overall Was the choreography sufficient for the music playing?
Was the blend of their songs innovative?
5
Vardiyaan 5
Clothing / Headpieces / Safety Pins Are they dressed professionally?
Do they look traditional?
5
Total 100
Penalties -20
Vardiyaan Malfunctions up to -5
Sportsmanship/ Disrespectful elements -5
Performance over time limit up to -10

Teams will be judged for selection similar to how they would be judged on the day of the show. Day-of – show judging criteria is shown below. The Lalkar Executive board reserves the right to alter or modify the judging rubric . all teams will be notified via email of any such changes.

 

CATEGORY DESCRIPTION POINTS POSSIBLE
Traditionality 10
Overall Did your choreography borrow traditional moves from Punjabi folk dances in addition to Bhangra such as Luddi, Dhamaal, Jhummar, or Giddha? Were props used as part of your routine and how well did you execute this segment? Did the Dhol player play the correct taals during the dance when you did Dhamaal, Jhummar, Bhangra, etc.? 10
Formations 20
Creativity Are the formations intricate?
Were formations dynamic or stagnant?
10
Execution Were the formation changes completed flawlessly?
Were there any clashes between people as they passed?
10
Creativity/Risk Taking Was the choreography fresh?
Was it pieced together innovatively?
10
Choreography 30
Creativity How innovatively did the team piece together the moves? 12
Execution Did everyone have proper form while doing the moves?
Did they all look the same and not have any issues performing the move?
12
Difficulty Were the moves Difficult enough or were they repetitive and easy? 6
Synchronization 10
Chemistry and nakhra Are the jodis interacting well with?
Is the nakhra consistent with everyone?
10
Energy and Stamina 10
Overall Was the energy consistent throughout the routine?
Did people start losing stamina mid-routine?
Are the moves distinctive throughout?
10
Presentation and Entertainment 10
Overall Were you entertained by the performance?
Did they blend all elements well?
10
Mix 5
Overall Was the choreography sufficient for the music playing?
Was the blend of their songs innovative?
5
Vardiyaan 5
Clothing / Headpieces / Safety Pins Are they dressed professionally?
Do they look traditional?
5
Total 100
Penalties -20
Vardiyaan Malfunctions up to -5
Sportsmanship/ Disrespectful elements -5
Performance over time limit up to -10

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