Welcome to the first season of the KIZOMBA UNITED CHALLENGE, Battle of the Sexes edition.
We appreciate your participation in this project and value your time. Because we understand life is busy, we have put together a serie of videos to help you practice (available by February 15th). Please take the time to read the rules listed below and go through all videos in the "UNITS" section of this group to familiarize yourself with the program starting February 15th.
WHAT IS OUR GOAL?
The purpose of the KIZOMBA UNITED CHALLENGE is to highlight all the beautiful culture within Kizomba, through a fun and entertaining choreography challenge, to promote unity within our dance community.
WHO IS THIS FOR?
Anyone, at any dance level from anywhere can join. Each team must have 4 members, of Leads or Follows (no discrimination here).
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Each team representative will register their team of either 4 Leads or 4 Follows. Team members can be from any gender, and from anywhere in the world. Teams will practice the routine, add their own 30 seconds of creativity at the end, then submit their edited team video via our Google drive folder. Winners will be announce based on existing categories (see complete rules below).
This battle of the sex edition is between Leads and Follows and the winner will be determined by the number of categories won. Leads will be against Follow and Follows will be against Leads in the categories listed bellow. This is not an individual event or team event. This is a Leads vs Follow event.
VIDEO SUBMISSION FOLDER LINK:
Link will be available after registration is completed
WHAT IS THE TIMELINE?
Teams registration: Open until April 20th, 2021
Deadline to submit videos: May 1st, 2021
Voting starts: May 5th, 2021
Voting ends: May 20th, 2021
Recognitions by categories announced: May 25th
WHERE IS THIS CHALLENGE HAPPENNING?
WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES?
Best Costumes, Most Creative, Most Technical, Most Musical, Best Fun, Best Story, Best image,
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Anyone can join and register their team either as Leads or Follows
Once the team registers, it will have access to our Google drive and Facebook Group to view or download the choreography.
Each team will practice the routine, then turn-in their video by the submission deadline (see above).
Voting will be based on the following scale, KIZOMBA UNITED CHALLENGE Committee 40%, General Public 60%.
Everyone is a winner here. The objective is to have fun and come as a unified family to celebrate the teams who will shine in the available categories.
Best Costumes and outfits (show off how you dress, no limit)
Most Creative (last 30 seconds of the challenge)
Most Technical ( technicality and posture)
Most Musical: (music interpretation)
Most Fun: (feelings, expression, entertainment)
Best Story: (build a story around your video, no limit)
Best Image: (how pleasing to watch is your video?)
Best Location: All videos done at the beach, mountain, river, warehouse etc.... uniformity in location
Tie-Breaker: in case of a tie, we will use look for the video with the most view.
We are super excited to play with our entire Kizomba family and look forward to enjoying this fun online event together with you.
Please direct all questions to