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COMPETITION RULES & REGULATIONS

DIVISIONS

CREW DIVISION

  • Groups of 10 or more dancers
  • Established dance crews
  • MINOR CREWS: 
    • Dancers must be 17 and under: Crews are allowed to have one 18 – 19 year old dancer for every 10 dancers. 
    • For example: A dance crew with 20 dancers may have up to two 18 or 19 year old dancers on their crew. 
    • Dancers 20 years or older are NOT allowed to compete in Minor Crews.
  • MAJOR CREWS:
    • Dancers must be 18+: Crews are allowed to have one 17 year old dancer for every 10 dancers. 
    • For example: A dance crew with 30 dancers may have up to three 17 year old dancers on their crew. 
    • Dancers 16 years or younger are NOT allowed to compete in Major Crews.

 

CHOR DIVISION

  • Groups of 10 or more dancers
  • Maxt Out offers the ability for choreographers to compete with their creative talents in our CHOR (CHOReographers) Division. Choreographers have the ability to choreograph their own project in any style and compete against other choreographers and dancers in their age division as a specific dance project.
  • MINOR CHOR
    • Choreographers must be 17 and under: Crews are allowed to have one 18 – 19 year old dancer for every 10 dancers. 
    • For example: A dance crew with 20 dancers may have up to two 18 or 19 year old dancers on their crew. 
    • Dancers 20 years or older are NOT allowed to compete in Minor Crews.
  • MAJOR CHOR
    • Choreographers must be 18+: Crews are allowed to have one 17 year old dancer for every 10 dancers. 
    • For example: A dance crew with 30 dancers may have up to three 17 year old dancers on their crew. 
    • Dancers 16 years or younger are NOT allowed to compete in Major Crews.

 

SOLOS, DUETS & TRIOS

  • Solo: 1 dancer
  • Duet: 2 dancers
  • Trio: 3 dancers
  • Solos, duets and trios can be any age. This division is open to all ages this year.

 

ROUTINE RULES

This year due to COVID-19, Maxt Out will be an outside event. We are taking preventative measures to keep our community safe. Rules and regulation regarding Covid may change and any updates will be made available via email to the directors and also posted on our social media sites. 

Masks are not required for dancers to wear on stage. It will be the team's decision to wear masks on stage and/or around the venue. This will be a personal choice for each dance group to decide together. 

  • 3-5 minutes maximum for groups divisions: Crew, Chor, Showcase
  • 2 minutes maximum for Solos, Duets and Trios
  • All Crew Division dances will be judged in the following dance styles: Hip-Hop, Breakdance, Funk, Popping, Locking, and all street dance styles.
  • All Chor Division dances will be judged in all dance styles. This division is not limited to street styles of dance.
  • Routines will be scored in 5 categories - totaling 100 points:

○ Precision: 30 points

○ Fundamentals: 25 points

○ Dance/ Choreography: 25 points

○ Projection/Performance: 10 points

Creativity & Costume: 10 points

  • Judges will be split into two categories: Technical Merit and Artistic Merit. A sample score sheet will be emailed to choreographers two weeks prior to the event.
  • In the case of a tie, it will be broken with the Precision score. If the Precision score is identical, it will be broken by the Dance/Choreography score.

 

MUSIC & CONTENT RULES

Since this year’s event will be held outside and open to the public as a free event, your music MUST be clean and free of profanity and explicit or sexual content. This is a family event and free to the community with children and families. Please respect this. All music will be screened prior to the competition.

  • All music MUST be free of ANY and ALL profanity, curse words and explicit or sexual lyrics and movement. This is a FAMILY event. Please respect our guidelines and requirements on this issue. Absolutely NO exceptions will be made.
  • Music is subject to a 1 point penalization for EACH curse word, here is a list of the words you may not use any derivative: F**k, A$$, A$$hole, B!tch, H*e, N!**a, C*nt, Who&e, Sh!t, P*$$y, P!$$, C*ck, T!t$, [email protected], He!! Thank you for understanding and we apologize for having to be so specific.
  • Choreography is subject to penalization if it is deemed lewd or graphic. For example no grabbing of genitalia, licking body parts, or inappropriate rubbing or grinding.
  • Deductions are 1 point per inappropriate action.
  • Videos/ music will have a 1 point deduction for every 10 seconds over the required time frame.
  • You music is due by: Sunday, November 7th 2021 11:59PM PST

 

MUSIC SUBMISSION DUE DATES

  • Your music (3-5min) is due by or before: Sunday, November 7th 2021 11:59PM PST
  • Email your music (MP3 format) to: [email protected]

 

REGISTRATION FEES

Please note that your online registration is not complete until your dancer registration fees have been paid. We appreciate your support and look forward to dancing with you! There are no refunds at any time. You can transfer a registration from one dancer to another. 

 

CREW AND CHOR DIVISIONS

  • EARLY REGISTRATION:
    • $35 per dancer by Friday, September 10th, 2021, 11:59PM PST 
  • REGULAR REGISTRATION:
    • $40 per dancer by Thurday, October 21st  2021, 11:59PM PST 
  • LATE REGISTRATION:
    • $45 per dancer by Friday, November 5th  2021, 11:59PM PST

SHOWCASE DIVISION

  • REGULAR REGISTRATION:
    • $20 per dancer by Friday, November 5th 2021, 11:59PM PST

SOLO DIVISION

  • REGULAR REGISTRATION:
    • $50 per dancer by Thursday, October 21st

DUET DIVISION

  • REGULAR REGISTRATION:
    • $45 per dancer by Thursday, October 21st ($90 total)

TRIO DIVISION

  • REGULAR REGISTRATION:
    • $45 per dancer by Thursday, October 21st ($135 total)

 

COMPETITION ENTRY INCLUDES

CREW, CHOR, SOLO, DUET & TRIO DIVISIONS

  • Commemorative Maxt Out 2021 T-Shirt
  • Commemorative Maxt Out 2021 Lanyard
  • Chance to win cash prizes and a trophy! 

SHOWCASE DIVISION

  • Commemorative Maxt Out 2021 T-Shirt
  • Commemorative Maxt Out 2021 Lanyard

 

PAYMENT

  • Venmo @jvempire
  • Make checks payable to Jayvee Empire, Inc. and mail to:
    • Jayvee Empire, Inc. 

℅: Maxt Out Dance Competition

560 W. Main Street 

Suite C - 317 

Alhambra CA 91801 

 

AWARDS & PRIZES 

CREW AND CHOR DIVISION 1ST PLACE WINNERS

  • More information coming soon about our awards!
  • Video placement on all social media/YouTube channels
  • Placement recognition on Maxt Out website

 

CREW AND CHOR DIVISION 2ND & 3RD PLACE WINNERS

  • More information coming soon about our awards!
  • Video placement on all social media/YouTube channels
  • Placement recognition on Maxt Out website.

 

JUDGES OVERALL AWARDS

  • More information coming soon about our awards!
  • Best Costume- Placement recognition on social media and Maxt Out website
  • Best Theme- Placement recognition on social media and Maxt Out website

 

 

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