Où la magie se danse

 Les plus belles compétitions WCS d’Europe sont au FOWCS. Vous serez jugés par les meilleurs juges américains dans un cadre idyllique et une ambiance de folie.

Vous trouverez ci dessous, des informations concernant les compétitions officielles WSDC du FOWCS. Veuillez lire ces documents attentivement…

Compétitions présentes au FOWCS 16 :

– Jack ’n Jill NewComer, Masters (+40 ans/years old), Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, AllStars : Inscrivez vous en solo, dansez avec diverses partenaires et vous serez jugé personnellement pendant les qualifications. En finale, vous serez jugez en couple. Le tout, sur des musiques imposées.

– Strictly Nov/Inter, Adv/Allstars  (les deux danseurs doivent appartenir à une des 2 catégories proposées) : Choisissez votre partenaire en amont et vous serez jugez en couple, sur des musiques imposées. 

– Classic, Showcase, Juniors & Team : Choisissez votre partenaire, votre musique.

ENTRY FEES – Tarifs d’inscriptions

Jack n Jill 15/pers 

Strictly 3O/couple

Classic 5O/couple 

Showcase 5O/couple

Juniors Free

Team Free

PRIZE MONEY – Recompenses

TOTAL : 4000 euros

NewComer Jnj :
1er :100
€ +trophy 2e :50€ +trophy 3e : trophy

Nov Jnj :
1er :200
€ +trophy 2e :100€ +trophy 3e : 50+trophy

Int Jnj :
1er :200
€ +trophy 2e :100€ +trophy 3e : 50+trophy

Adv Jnj :
1er :200
€ +trophy 2e :100€ +trophy 3e : 50+trophy

AllStars Jnj:
1er :200
€ +trophy 2e :100€ +trophy 3e : 50+trophy

Masters Jnj:
1er :200
€ +trophy 2e :100€ +trophy 3e : 50+trophy

Nov/Int Strictly :
1er :200
€ +trophy 2e :100€ +trophy 3e : 50+trophy

Adv/Allstar Strictly :
1er :200
€ +trophy 2e :100€ +trophy 3e : 50+trophy

Showcase :
1er : 400
€ +trophy 2e : 200€ +trophy 3e : 100€ +trophy

Classic :
1er : 400
€ +trophy 2e : 200€ +trophy 3e : 100€ +trophy

Juniors :
1er : Trophy +2nd : Trophy +3rd : Trophy

TEAM:
1er : Trophy +2nd : Trophy +3rd : Trophy

Division rules

Jack n Jill
1. 100% West Coast Swing
2. This is a lead/follow dance.
3. « in the air » partner weight support moves are not allowed.
4. « On the ground » support moves are allowed (but not required)
5. Short break-aways are allowed. 8 beat maximum
6. Music will be randomly selected by the Organizer and will not be previewed in advance by the competitors.
7. Dance Costumes are not allowed, dressy dance attire is encouraged

Strictly
1. 100% West Coast Swing
2. This is a lead/follow dance.
3. « in the air » partner weight support moves are not allowed.
4. « On the ground » support moves are allowed (but not required)
5. Short break-aways are allowed. 8 beat maximum
6. Music will be randomly selected by the Organizer and will not be previewed in advance by the competitors.
7. Dance Costumes are not allowed, dressy dance attire is encouraged. Finalist couples are encouraged to match each other concerning clothes.

Classic
1. Minimum 80% West Coast Swing
2. NO aerials is permitted
3. Only 5 « supported moves » are allowed
4.Drops, leans, circular movements and other partner weight support moves are allowed as long as both partners keep at least one foot on the floor.
5. Separate entrances are permitted but the couple must physically join together within 32 beats of music
6. Couples must maintain physical contact except for spins, turns, short break-a-ways, and recoveries.
7. Break-away in Classic Division to be no more than 8 beats.
8. Competitors select their own music.
9. Dance Costumes are required
10. A minimum number of 5 entries are required to run this division for full prize money to be awarded

Showcase
1. Competitors select their own music.
2. Dance Costumes are required
3. Guidelines for expected swing content are: 60% in Showcase. It is at the judges’ discretion to determine that the swing content requirement has been met.
4. Separate entrances are permitted.
5.Break-a-ways and side-by-side patterns are permitted.
6. At least three partner weight support moves are required with the partner at knee level or above.
7.At least one partner weight support move is required with the partner above the waist.
8.There are no lift maximums.

Young Adult
Same as in Showcase ! EXCEPT :
a. Lifts & aerials that have 1 partner’s torso rise above the other partner’s shoulders are NOT allowed.
b. All other partner weight support moves are optional.
Age requirements:
a. This division is for Competitors age 14- through 17- years of age. Competitors must meet the age requirements on or before the Sunday of the event.
b. Petitions can be submitted. The French Open organizors and chief judge approve or disapprove the petition.

Junior
Same as in Showcase ! EXCEPT :
a. Lifts & aerials that have 1 partner’s torso rise above the other partner’s shoulders are NOT allowed.
b. All other partner weight support moves are optional.
Age requirements:
a. This division is for Competitors age 6- through 13- years of age. Competitors must meet the age requirements on or before the Sunday of the event.
b. Petitions can be submitted. The French Open organizors and chief judge approve or disapprove the petition.

Team
This division consists of teams of 8 or more dancers comprised of any combination of gender, age, and skill-level. They will be judged as a group.
Lifts, aerials, acrobatic moves, drops, slides, break-a ways, switching of partners, and reverse lead/follow are all allowed, but not required.

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