Stockholm Sensual

Stockholm Sensual Social Dance Competition

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Stockholm Sensual Jack & Jill Competition

Are you ready to show off your dance moves in our Stockholm Sensual Festival Social Dance Competition

With prizes, a well-coordinated organization, dancers from around the world, renowned judges, and transparent scoring, we can’t wait for our first social dance competition.

The Stockholm Sensual Festival will be in a Jack and Jill format, which means that you don’t need to join with a partner, as dancers will be matched up randomly. It’s an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills and creativity and have a lot of fun!

How can I join?

Registration

  • Registration will start on october
  • Registrations will close on  October.
  • Selected participants published here.
  • There will be only 150 spots.
  • If there are more than 150 applications, our committee will select the best 75 leaders and 75 followers to participate based on the video uploaded in the registration form.
  • Payment details will be provided once your participation will be confirmed.
  • If you have a full pass, the registration fee is 10 EUR.
  • If you have a party pass, the registration fee is 15 EUR.
  • If you want to watch the competition, you can enter for free.

What do I Win?

The Prizes

Become an artist of the Stockholm Sensual Festival in 2025

 

1 Full Pass to Festival 2025

 

1 Full Pass 2025

1 Full Pass to Stockholm Sensual Festival in 2025

 

1 Full Pass to  Festival 2025

 

1 FP of

1 Full Pass 

 

1 Full Pass 

 

1 Full Stockholm Sensual Festival 2025

What is gonna be evaluated?

Judging Criteria

  • 1. The Timing: The steps are in rhythm with the music.
  • 2. The Technique: Quality of guidance/following, and cleanliness of the dance.
  • 3. The Musicality: Dance, musical interpretation and music culture.
  • 4. The Connection: Dancer’s ability to understand each other and have fun.
  • 5. The Attitude & Styling: Individual interpretation and self-expression on the dance floor.

How are you gonna be evaluated?

Rating System

Classification groups & Preliminaries

The judges will evaluate each participant in the corresponding role using a scale from 0 to 5. The average of these scores will then be calculated to determine the results.

Semifinals

The judges will evaluate each participant using a scale from 0 to 5.

Finals

  • The judges will evaluate each participant in the corresponding role on a scale from 0 to 3 for each of the criteria listed above.
  • Participants will score each of the finalists they have danced with on a scale from 0 to 5.

⚠️ In the event of a tie between participants, all tied contestants will advance to the next round.

You have to respect…

The Rules

  • 1. Dorsal Collection: Please ensure to collect your dorsal by 17:00.
  • 2. Punctuality Requirement: Late arrivals will result in disqualification, and your spot will be given to the next person on the waiting list.
  • 3. Competition Briefing: Be present for the competition debriefing at 17:45.
  • 4. Dorsal Display: Your dorsal must be worn and visible at all times.
  • 5. Acrobatics Limitation: Acrobatic moves above the shoulders are prohibited.
  • 5. Acrobatics Limitation: Acrobatic moves above the shoulders are prohibited.
  • 6. Format: The competition follows a Jack and Jill format, which includes partner rotation with each song.
  • 7. Respect and Conduct: Respect towards other dancers and judges is mandatory. Inappropriate or uncomfortable behavior will lead to disqualification.
  • 8. Open Participation: Everyone is welcome to join, regardless of teaching experience.
  • 9. Scoring Transparency: Results will be posted as soon as they are available.
  • 10. Enjoyment: The most important rule – Have fun!

How is the competition structured?

The Format

▶ 17:00 – 19:00 | Number delivery

▶ 21:30 – 22:15 | Social Dancing warmup on Kizomba Floor

▶ 21:30 – 22:15 | Preliminaries

  • The preliminaries are composed of the best 60 couples in groups of 20.
  • The best 8 couples will be classified into the final.
  • 4 songs with different bachata styles will be played (2 partners per song).

▶ 23:30 11/01 | Announcement of the finalists online

 

▶ 21:00 – 21:15 | Final on the Main Stage

  • The final is composed of the best 8 couples.
  • 3 songs with different bachata styles will be played. Participants will switch with participants  (2 partners per song).