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2020 Virtual Queen Competition
~ Category Information ~

All categories are open to both Men and Women.


AFTER you enter you will receive a detailed packet with Vital information such as rules and regulations so ENTER NOW! Good Luck!

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NOTE: All information for the Virtual Queen Competition is detailed in the flyer below.
Please read it carefully. Any questions, please text Atlantis: 310.990.9549


     


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The Category Information and Category Pricing, detailed below, is for the Virtual Competition Only:


EGYPTIAN SOLO: ADULT

 Approximately 2:30 - 2:45 minute routine

Enter to any song you wish, any Egyptian style routine including Shaabi, Beledi, Malaya Leff, Mejance, etc.; you may use veil as a prop only for the entrance in the Egyptian or the Malaya Leff as they use a shawl.

Choose your own music!!!   No zil requirement.

This is a BDUC original signature copyright format.

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 registration fee3344per performer)



AMERICAN CABARET SOLO, THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE: ADULT

 Approximately 2:30 - 2:45 minute routine

Choose your own music!!!
1) Start your routine with the basic 4/4 rhythm.

2) Go into slow taxsim with veil. Foor work is welcome, but not required.
(No props other than zils and one veil of any kind (rectangular or circular) allowed in this category)

3) Choose a spicy persion 6/8 *OR* a hot turkish 9/8 to add to your routine.

4) Finish with a fabulous Drum Solo!!!

*YOU MUST USE VEIL AND PLAY ZILS DURING SOME PORTION OF ROUTINE OR YOU WILL NOT QUALIFY TO WIN THIS CATEGORY!.

Floorwork is welcome, but not mandatory.

* Please, NO OTHER PROPS ALLOWED in this category! (See SPECIALTY CATEGORY for props only).

This is a BDUC original signature copyright format.


($75 registration fee3344per performer)


GROUP - ALL AGES, ANY STYLE

ALL AGES GROUP, 2 or more

4:15 - 4:30 minutes max.

That means ALL ages...! Kids group, Teen groups, Adult Groups welcome in this category, or combine all ages into one group.

*REMEMBER: this is a belly dancing competition so you must belly dance during some portion of the routine. Everyone must dance during some portion of the routine, and all enter and remain on stage during entire routine. You may have musicians, but they must participate in Choreography. Props welcome. Open to your creative ideas and efforts.

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 for 2 persons, PLUS $30 for each additional person.)


DRUM SOLO: ADULT 

Approximately 2:30 to 2:45 minute routine.

Choose your own music!!!

This is a BDUC original signature copyright format.

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 registration fee3344per performer)


TAKSIM SOLO: ADULT

Approximately 2:30 to 2:45 minute routine.

Choose your own music!!!

Can include belly rolls and floor work.

This is a BDUC original signature copyright format.

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 registration fee3344per performer)


GOD/GODDESS OF THE UNIVERSE: SOLO

No one under 45 yrs old.   

2:30 to 2:45 minute routine, any style.   

No zil requirement.

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 registration fee per performer)


FUSION SOLO: ADULT

2:30 to 2:45 minute routine.

Fusion Solo = belly dance blended with other traditional or authentic dance styles, tribal-fusion, poly-belly, Flamenco, East Indian, Modern, Improv etc....

Fusion props are allowed if related to the performance piece.

No zils req. No finals.

This is a BDUC original signature copyright format.

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 registration fee per performer)


SPECIALTY / PROP SOLO

2:30 to 2:45 minute routine.

This category is to show proficiency with ONE OR MORE PROPS, same or different type of prop, used proficiently in a *seamless* 2:30 - 2:45 solo.

It can include veil (s) (circular, double, rectangular) ; Poi ; Capes ; Isis Wings ; Fans ; Sword (single or double) ; Shamadan ; Tray ; Cane ; Stick, etc.

Can include balancing, flipping quarters, dancing on glasses, etc.

No zils. No finals.

Please specify type of prop you will be using. Any questions, please email us.

This is a BDUC original signature copyright format.

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 registration fee per performer)




PRINCE/PRINCESS OF THE UNIVERSE

17 & under, Any style, props allowed, No zil requirement. 

2:30 to 2:45 minute routine

Cash, Workshop and Performance opportunities in Southwest Region of USA ; Northern California/San Francisco Bay Area ; Southern California/Los Angeles Area ; plus Global Opportunities pending mutual agreement.

($75 registration fee per performer)



PLEASE!! NO FLAME OR NUDITY and NO LIVE ANIMALS IN ANY CATEGORY!
YOU MUST REMAIN ON STAGE DURING YOUR ENTIRE PERFORMANCE!
YOU MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE CHAMPION OF THE UNIVERSE CATEGORY TO OBTAIN YOUR PRIZE MONEY FROM YOUR PREVIOUS CATEGORY AS WELL AS THE ADDITIONAL CHAMPION OF THE UNIVERSE $1000 PRIZE.

Good Luck and remember........

"Reach for the moon... if you miss you will still be among the stars!"- Les Brown

 

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