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Competitions

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Pro-Am Mix&Match

This is a Professional-Amateur Mix&Match social dance competition. That’s right the finalists will each be paired up to dance with one of our Chase Festival teachers!
Come and dance for a chance to have the floor all to yourself together with one of the amazing teachers we’ve invited to this event. And of course, there will be a fabulous video for you to show friends and family afterwards.

Prizes

The top two Leaders and Followers can pick from the following passes.

FULL PASS for The Chase Festival 2020
More passes will be announced soon

Competition Fee: 5 Euro
Prelims: Friday 31th of May at 20:00* in the main ballroom.
Format: 3 songs: one slow, one medium and one fast song. We will rotate each time so that you dance with 3 different partners.
Judges for prelims: The teachers who will dance with the finalists.

*If you are taking evening classes, you most likely can still join the competition if you get to the main ballroom straight after your last class and join 2nd or 3rd heat!

Finals: Saturday 1st of June at 23:45
Format:
– Warm-up dance for you get familiar with your partner.
– Jam style
– All-skate where all couples dance at the same time.
Judges for finals: Expert judging panel.

Registration: at reception during the event.

Here is a video from the 2018 edition of Chase Festival; the winners were:
[Follow] Felipe Braga & Martyna Beinarytė
[Lead] Sonia Ortega Betriu & Alexey Kazennov!



Mortal Strictly

Why “Mortal”? this time no teachers are allowed to compete. The competition is for us “mere mortals”.
Sign up with your partner and show us what you’ve got! This competition is all about going crazy and putting on a show! And if you win, there is an amazing prize waiting for you!

Prizes
The winning couple will get a chance to be Taster Teachers at the Chase Festival 2020.*

*We cover for your flight, food and accomodation in exchange for 10 hours of classes and 300 Euro of pay per teacher.

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Competition Fee: 5 Euro

Prelims: Friday 30th of May at 20:00 in the main ballroom.
Format: You will dance to 3 songs: slow, medium and fast.
Judges: The teachers of the festival.

Finals: Saturday 1st of June at 23:45
Format: 1. warm up song, 1.5 minutes of spotlight to Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five!
Judges: The teachers of the festival.

Registration: at the reception of the event.

Here is a video from the 2018 edition of Chase Festival; the winners Minyoung Lee & 씨섭 Joong Sub Lim been invited back as teachers at Chase Festival!

 


Champions Cup Qualifying competition

This is an invitational Strictly Lindy Hop competition where the most experienced competitors compete for the thrill of facing their peers WHILE AT THE SAME TIME, qualify for the Champions Cup at Savoy Cup 2020. This competition is for our teachers AND anyone at the event with comparable experience. If you are interested in competing in this competition please inform the reception during the camp or message Ali Taghavi on Facebook

Prizes

The winning couple gets:

Invitation to compete at Champions Cup at Savoy Cup 2020

Competition Fee: 0 Euro
Prelims: Sunday 2nd of June at 20:00 in the main ballroom.
Format: All competitors on the floor. 8 couples will be tapped out and move on to the finals that is directly after!
Judges for prelims: TBA

Finals: Sunday 2nd of June at 20:30 in the main ballroom.
Format: 8 finalist will battle it out for the nr 1 spot!
Judges for finals: Expert judging panel.

Registration: at reception during the event.

Here is a video from the 2018 edition of Chase Festival; the winners Nils and Bianca!



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