General rules:

  • The soundtracks of the prepared sequences must be submitted to the event manager in a pen drive, prior to the event.
  • Semi-Final rounds 1 & 2 will be conducted one after the other.

Event rules:

Elimination Round:

  • Participants will be required to perform a 2-minute sequence out of their prepared 3-5 minutes' set.
  • The elimination round is not open to watch and will be held in a closed room.
  • Only the judging panel will be viewing the performances.
  • Use of props is not allowed.

Semi-Final Round 1

  • Participants will be required to perform their entire prepared set of 3-5 minutes.
  • 5% of the total score will be deducted for each minute above the time limit.

    Semi-Final round 2

  • Participants will be divided into groups of 3.
  • One group will perform at a time, where all 3 participants in that group dance simultaneously on the tune provided to them.
  • The participant will have to stick to the area allotted to him/her. At the signal of the judges, positions will be shuffled and the participants will have to continue in a new area. Each group will be shuffled thrice.
  • If a participant steps out of the area, he/she shall be warned once. If the offence is repeated, the participant shall be eliminated immediately.

    Final Round:

  • This is the round of footloose.
  • Two participants will be called on the stage simultaneously. The first participant dances to a song played on the spot while the other will stay still.
  • At the signal of the judges, the first participant will stop and the second participant will immediately begin dancing to the continuation of the same song.
  • The process will be repeated every time the song is changed. The starting sequence for each song will be performed by participants 1 and 2 alternately.
  • In this way, the song will be changed several times while the participants dance in an alternating manner.

    Judging criteria:

    Elimination and Semi-Final Round 1:

    • Choreography
    • Expressions
    • Stage presence

    Semi-Final Round 2:

    • Creativity in using props

    Final Round:

    • Entertainment Factor
    • Spontaneity
    • Creativity