The Rulebook

HELLO DEAR FRIENDS,

Although we are all mature beings naturally, we are still obligated to pull out the rule card. This will ensure that we can function as an organized event and allow things to run smoothly. So here it goes.

FOR THE BHANGRA AND GIDDHA TEAMS:

The performance time must not exceed 12 minutes. This time does not include the initial stage set up. The clock will start when the performers begin to dance on stage.
You may not have more than 16 members on your roster. You may add up to 4 additional members on you roster for $50 each.
Each team must have one designated person of contact. This person should be someone that can communicate effectively to the rest of your team.

REGISTRATION FEE:

The early registration fee of $250 is due right at registration submission till March 31st, 2019.
The regular registration fee of $300 is applicable from April 1st, 2019 till April 30th, 2019 and is also due at registration submission.
If fee is not received within 48 hours of your application, your registration will not be considered.
Late registration fee of $350 is applicable from May 1st, 2019 till May 31st, 2019 and is also due at registration submission.
Any application after midnight on May 31st, 2019 will be considered late and no late applications will be accepted.
Registration fee will be returned in full if your team is not accepted.
4 teams will be selected to compete in each category. The Competition Line-up will be realsed on June 15th, 2019.

PAYMENT INFO:

Please go to below link to pay your registration fee and email info@giddhabhangra.com and in subject line include “Registration Paid; Your Team Name”
paypal.me/giddhabhangra

TECH TIME/STAGE REHEARSAL:

Lighting instructions and sound specifications need to be given by August 1st.
Each team will be given a pre decided time to run their routine
If a team is more than 5 minutes late to their tech time they will be moved to the end of the list
Please check back on our website and social media pages for information as we will be updating monthly as we progress towards the competition date.

JUDGES:

EACH CATEGORY WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING JUDGES.

Bhangra: 5 Judges
Giddha: 5 Judges
Best Dhol: 1 Judge
Best Dholki: 1 Judge

PRIZES:

PRIZE MONEY WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLOWS:

Bhangra 1st Place: $2000
Giddha 1st Place: $2000
Best Dancer Bhangra: $250
Best Dancer Giddha: $250
Best Dhol: $250
Best Dholki: $250
Best Singer Bhangra only: $250