Rules & Regulations

Pro/Am Definition

“Pro/Am”

The term “ProAm” refers to a Professional Dancer/Teacher dancing with their student.

“Professional”

A teacher/trainer/dancer who is licensed as a professional or trainer and/or a person with a dancing class under the auspices of the National Dance Federation/Association.

“Amateur”

A ProAm Student Dancer of individual teaching under the guidance of a professional trainer/dancer.

  • ProAm Student dancer does not teach Ballroom/Latin/American Smooth/American Rhythm.
  • Professional competitors may only have one partner in each event. No split partnerships.

Categorization

Age Groups
A1:  up to 45
A2: incl. and over 46

Levels
Newcomer, Pre-Bronze, Bronze, Siver, Gold, Diamond

The age group is devised by the age of the ProAm Student Dancer. Proof of age may be requested.

The ProAm Student Dancer may also dance one age division younger; for example A2 may also dance A1 if they wish .

Female Dancers to enter the correct Female Category and may compete in either role. Male Dancers to enter the correct Male Category and may compete in either role

Two people of the same gender may compete together.

Rules

For complete details regarding rules and conditions please read our Terms and ConditionsPrivacy Policy and Competition Rules.

Number of entries are limited. Organizers are eligible to not to accept registration above certain level.

Split partnerships are not allow in one competition. For example professional can dance in the category “A1 Single Dance Bronz Full Chacha” only with one partner. Other competitions he can dance with another one.

Organizers shall not be liable for any damage and belongings lost of left in a ballroom, changing rooms or any other rooms of the venue.

Organizers do not take responsibility for any health problems and bodily injury (including death) inherent in attending the event. Participation is at own risk. Organizers reserve the right not to postpone the program in order to wait for the belated participants. In case of the missed heat, money for it shall not be refunded to the participants.

If any person has an objections to being video recorded or the possibility of being seen of the records or in any publicity trailers or other use of his/her picture, please notify the organizer of this event in writing thirty days prior to the commencement. Failure to notify will be considered as permission granted.

Cancellation must be made in writing. Cancellations received prior to Januray 30th, 2020 will receive a refund by mail no later than 30 days after competition of the event minus a 30Euro service charge. No refunds will be issued for package and/or entry cancellations received after January 30, 2020..

All persons attending this event shall be bound by the rules of Prague Dance Championship available at www.praguedance.cz. By signing up an entry form the participant accepts the rules of the competition.

In any category with fewer than three entries the organizer reserves the right to eliminate the age and sex divisions and merge competitors into one open division, or to let compete more level categories at the same time on the floor. Change of the program is reserved.

Heel protectors MUST be used at all times.

Refund Conditions

If you are unable to attend the Prague Dance Championship refunds will not be given after 30th January 2020.

Syllabus

Competitions with restricted syllabus must respect the following rules:

OPEN competitions do not have any syllabus restrictions besides the usage of lift figures.

Price money: TOP Teacher

Conditions for professionals

Final placing (based on #point]  

  1. place 1100 USD, min. entries 90
  2. place 650 USD, min. entries 70 
  3. place 450 USD, min. entries 50

The final placing is based on the number of collected points during the entire day. Teachers must meet the minimum of  Pro-Am entries in order to be eligible for top teacher awards. How to count them? For instance multi dance silver category consist of 5 dances, so you get 5 entries.

Winner has to collect the price money personally during the gala evening. Physical presence is a necessity. If the person is missing, the price will be awarded to the other closest professional.

Point accumulation:

Pro-Am competition of  1 or 2 Dances                                  

1.place 8 points, 2. place 7 points, 3. place 6 points, 4. place 5 points, 5. place 4 body, 6. place 3 points, 7. place 2 points, 8. place 1 point, recall 4 points

Pro-Am competition of  3, 4 or 5 Dances

1.place 20 points, 2. place 15 points, 3. place 10 points, 4. place 8 points, 5. place 6 points, 6. place 4 points, 7. place 2 points, 8. place 2 points, recall 5 points

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