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Bachata Cup

BACHATA CUP

Benidorm Bachata Congress part of the program of the Benidorm Summer Festival presents the BACHATA CUP competition with the categories, couples, groups, soloists; With a total of €10,000 in prizes, the goal is to encourage world competitors, where many of today’s professionals take their first steps, to be recognized worldwide.

Qualifying Date: in the facebook event: will be announced, click the link.

IMPORTANT:

Soloists Category: Ladys / Men 10 seats maximum, Direct Final Sunday July 3rd.

Couples Categories: Amateur, semi pro and professional Couples 15 seats, last round June 30, 2022, Final Sunday July 3.
The rounds prior to the competition will be Improvisation phase , no acrobatics allowed, only Pro-Am category, rest of categories will be direct to the semifinal under registration)

Group Categories: Amateurs and Pro Am, Direct Final Sunday July 3rd.

Dates: repechage and last Qualifier Thursday, June 30. Only Couples.
End of the rest of the categories Sunday, July 3.

Competition Director: Joan Pich +34 605 79 86 69

Contact: bachatacup@benidormsummerfestival.com

⬇︎PLEASE: Read below general regulations and subscription form⬇︎

Bachata CUP

urgent communication Bachata Cup

Good afternoon everyone, from the organization and management of Bachata Cup 2022 Joan Pich, as Director and Organizer of the Competition, together with the technical collaboration of Benidorm Bachata Congress, inform you that due to not reaching the minimum established quotas, several of our categories have been affected and therefore from the management we are affected by having to reorganize this year’s awards, after this terrible pandemic that has affected us all, we have bet with great expectations that it would be like previous years with the illusion that it was so.

The Affected Categories are the following, Pro-am Groups Category and Male and Professional Soloists, we will not be able to deliver the agreed prizes for not having reached the minimum quota as previously mentioned, we notify as long as possible since we have waited until the last moment to take this decision.

The intention is to also carry out the competition, without cash prizes, we want to bet that the year we can reach the success of the call.

Options, to make it easier for you to compete, we are considering the following options:

1. Return the registration payment and still be able to compete and help us grow.
2. Leave the registration completed and compensate it with a full pass or other Benidorm Summer Festival products

Once one of the two options has been chosen, let us know as soon as possible so that we can carry out the competition, thank you all in advance for your support… we are sorry for the inconvenience and the time invested in this competition, of course, Thanks a lot.

Any suggestion please do it by private message to: +34 605 79 86 69
bachatacup@benidormsummerfestival.com

BACHATA CUP SCHEDULE

BACHATA CUP 2022 consists of three categories.
Soloists: Ladies and Men.
Couples: Amateurs, Semi Pro, Professionals.
Groups: Amateur, Pro AM.

The rules of the competition will clearly explain the requirements to be an applicant in each of them, below, click on the + and the regulations of each category will be displayed.

ELIMINATORY:
The start of the competition will take place from next February 2022 starting with each of the national qualifying rounds specifying and planning the day and place of the same until June 30 Thursday where the last eliminatory will be held within the BENIDORM BACHATA CONGRESS Event.
The eliminatory rounds will be held within events, dance halls, schools etc, carrying out one or several qualifiers per province as decided by the organization.
For each of the National Eliminators to be held, a minimum of three will be required in the couples category to be able to take it out, only the winning couple of the tie will qualify for the final, more details in the couples regulation section.
In the solo categories and direct final groups, the registration payment must be made in order to participate on Sunday July 3 2022.

SCHEDULES:
To be assigned by the organization as soon as possible.

REGULATIONS:
The regulations by category, we will explicitly explain the guidelines to follow so that all applicants in the results are as objective and this competition meets the fair requirements that are the fundamental principles to continue growing and make the Bachata Cup the best National and International competition over time.

SOLOISTS

REGISTRATION
To participate in the direct final of the Soloist Category, the registration will be made in the form that is at the bottom of the page and the payment of the registration.
Registration Fee: €100.- Includes entry to the competition on Sunday, July 3, and social dancing.

Click on the link: https://bit.ly/CapCucumpa
to make the payment after filling in the registration form.
If you want to purchase your full pass (Full Pass, Full Pass VIP or Total Pass) after registration and payment, request your €40 discount code from the organization, +34 640 026 729 or bachatacup@benidormsummerfestival.com

START ORDER
The stage order will be drawn in the presence of the president of the jury and the participants prior to the start of the contest.
In order for the competition in this category to take place, there must be at least 5 SOLISTS registered.

MUSIC

The competitive part consists of a choreography, the minimum time of the musical arrangement will be 1:45 and maximum 2:15.
This musical arrangement can be composed of one or several mixed Bachata songs (never of other genres).
Failure to comply with this point entails a penalty of 20% of the total points.
The audio track can compose both sensual Bachata and traditional Bachata in the desired proportion.

Effects: a maximum of 3 sound effects can be added, without exceeding 5 seconds for each effect.

Regarding the “MUSIC TIME”. The tread time set for the choreography should be beat 1.

SCORES
Bachata technique. (From 1 point to 200 points)
Dance technique. (From 1 point to 100 points)
Musicality (From 1 to 100 Points)
Music time. (From 1 point to 100 points)
Difficulty (From 1 point to 100 points)
Originality (From 1 to 100 points).
In case of a tie, the winning soloist will ALWAYS be the one with the most scores “100 points” or maximum scores close to 100 in the categories valued from 1 to 100.

JURY
The jury will be composed of a maximum of 7 members, who will judge one area per judge.

LOCKER ROOM
Dance clothing is mandatory, but footwear is not (the difficulty item may or may not be affected by the latter)
The direct final of this category will be held next Sunday, July 3, 2022 at the Gran Hotel Bali (Benidorm).

AWARDS
The organization has arranged for this edition, they will be paid in cash at the end of the dispute, after the jury’s decision and delivery of the winners’ protocol, with the votes of the judges.

Category Man Style/Ladies Style
1st Place: 
Cup + €300 + Full Pass Benidorm Bachata Congress 2023
2nd Place: Cup + Total Pass Benidorm Bachata Congress 2023
3rd Place: Cup + Full Pass Benidorm Bachata Congress 2023

All the rules, previously mentioned, can be affected by last minute changes depending on the circumstances that may arise, being the criterion of the organizing entity the one that decides the possible changes for the good of the competition.

COUPLES

AMATEUR, SEMI PRO AND PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

AMATEUR: Any Applicant who does not work or makes a profit by giving classes at dance schools, events, nightclubs, etc. will be considered an Amateur.

SEMI PRO: Any applicant who has not obtained a Podium in the various professional national competitions of previous editions, such as especially Bachata, Bachatart, Bachata Open or recognized competitions, even similar ones, even if they are in other styles such as salsa, will be considered Semi Pro. , Salsa Open, The black etc.

PROFESSIONAL: Any candidate for the title who dedicates himself solely and exclusively to the world of dance, charging for it in dance schools, events, whose career as a dancer confirms that he is professionally dedicated to it, or has participated in it, is considered a Professional. various national and international competitions.
However, in the event of any discrepancy with any of the applicants, it will be the organization of the event, in consultation with the jury, who will make the decision on the category (amateur, proam or professional) in which they must participate.

REGISTRATION

AMATEUR:
To participate in the semifinal on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in the amateur category, the maximum quota of couples in each of the categories is 15 couples, all couples who have their Full Pass, Full Pass VIP or Total Pass plus 10 € of registration per person.
Click on the link to be able to do it: https://bit.ly/CapCucumpa

SEMI PRO:
To participate in the semi-final of the SEMI PRO category, the couple must have passed the Qualifying phase, only in the case of having obtained the highest or second score among the applicants in the qualifying rounds, however the organization may qualify if it is Direct access to the semifinal is necessary for other couples who, on their own merits, deserve to be in the competition.
The maximum number of couples in each of the categories is 15 couples.
In case the quota of 15 couples is not made, in the last round held on June 30, Thursday, the remaining couples will have the opportunity to qualify until completing the 15.
To participate in the semi-final of the SEMI PRO category, the couple must have passed the Qualifying phase, only in the case of having obtained the highest or second score among the applicants in the qualifying rounds, however the organization may qualify if it is If direct access to the semifinal is necessary for other couples who, on their own merits, deserve to be in the competition, the registration will be made in the form that is at the bottom of the page and the payment of the registration.

Registration Fee: €100.- per couple, includes entry on Thursday June 30 and Sunday July 3 to the competition and social dance.
Click on the link: https://bit.ly/CapCucumpa to make the payment after filling in the registration form.
If you want to purchase your full pass (Full Pass, Full Pass VIP or Total Pass) after registration and payment, request your €40 discount code from the organization, +34 640 026 729 or bachatacup@benidormsummerfestival.com

PROFESSIONAL:
The maximum number of couples in each of the categories is 15 couples.
Registration Fee: €150.- per couple, includes registration for the competition.
per couple, includes entry on Thursday June 30 and Sunday July 3 to the competition and social dance.
Click on the link: https://bit.ly/CapCucumpa to make the payment after filling in the registration form.
If you want to purchase your full pass (Full Pass, Full Pass VIP or Total Pass) after registration and payment, request your €40 discount code from the organization, +34 640 026 729 or bachatacup@benidormsummerfestival.com

The maximum number of couples in each of the categories is 15 couples.

START ORDER
The stage order will be drawn in the presence of the president of the jury and the participants prior to the start of the contest.

MUSIC
The competitive part is made up of a choreography, the minimum time of the musical arrangement will be 2:30 and maximum of 3:00.
This musical arrangement can be composed of one or several mixed Bachata songs (never of other genres). Failure to comply with this point entails a penalty of 20% of the total points. The audio track can compose both sensual Bachata and traditional Bachata in the desired proportion.
Regarding the “MUSIC TIME”. The tread time established for the choreography must be time 1 (left foot for the Leader and right for the Follower).
Failure to comply with this rule will be reflected in the item… “Musical time”.
Effects: a maximum of 3 sound effects can be added, without exceeding 5 seconds for each effect.

SCORES
Bachata technique. (from 1 point to 200 points)
Dance Technique. (from 1 point to 100 points)
Musicality (From 1 to 100 Points)
Musical Time (From 1 point to 100 points)
Difficulty (From 1 point to 100 points)
Acrobatics (from 1 to 100 Points) Maximum 4 Acrobatics.

In case of a tie, the winning couple will ALWAYS be the one with the highest scores “100 points” or maximum scores close to 100 in the categories valued from 1 to 100.

LOCKER ROOM
Dance clothing is mandatory, but footwear is not (the difficulty item may or may not be affected by the latter)

JURY
The jury will be made up of a maximum of 7 members, with the equivalence of 1 member 1 vote always corresponding. The presence of both sexes is mandatory in the proportion considered by the organization.

SCHEDULE
SemiFinal Thursday June 30, Room «A» time to designate.
Final Sunday July 3, Room «A» time to designate

AWARDS
The prizes that the organization has arranged for this edition, will be paid in cash at the end of the dispute, after the jury’s decision and delivery in the winners’ protocol, the printed sheet will leave the jury table directly on stage in the presence of the public and the competitors.

Category Amateur Couples
1st Place: Total Pass of Benidorm Bachata Congress 2023.
2nd Place: Full Pass VIP Benidorm Bachata Congress 2023.
3rd Place: Full Pass Benidorm Bachata Congress 2023.

Semi Pro Couples Category
1st Place: Cup + €1,000.-
2nd Place: Medals + €500.-
3rd Place: Medals + €200.-

Professional Category Couples
1st Place: Cup + €1,500. + Direct pass to next year plus hiring.
2nd Place: Cup + €500. +Direct Pass Next Year.
3rd Place: Cup + €250.-

To compete, participants must accept the regulations of said event.
All the rules, previously mentioned, can be affected by last minute changes depending on the circumstances that may occur, being the criterion of the organizing entity the one that decides the possible changes for the good of the competition.

AMATEURS GROUPS

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
Schools are the fundamental pillar for the world of bachata. At Benidorm Bachata Congress, we want to be close to dance schools and give them the main place in the activities of Benidorm Summer Festival.
The contest seeks to publicize the work of groups that can represent schools from both Spain and the world.

INSCRIPTION:
To participate in the Direct Final of the Amateurs category, you must fill out the registration form and then make the payment in the link that you have available below.

The maximum number of Groups in the category is 15.
Registration Fee: €150.- per group, includes entry to the competition on Sunday, July 3, and social dancing.
Click on the link: https://bit.ly/CapCucumpa
to make the payment after filling in the registration form.
If you want to purchase your full pass (Full Pass, Full Pass VIP or Total Pass) after registration and payment, request your €40 discount code from the organization, +34 640 026 729 or bachatacup@benidormsummerfestival.com

AMATEUR:
Members who do not teach dance classes, who are not professionals in other areas of dance and who have not participated in any other professional competition at a national or international level may participate.
The students who make up this group understand that they are exclusively representing the school for which they registered.
The group must be made up of at least 4 people.

NORMATIVE
Like any discipline, be it sports, artistic or of another nature, in order to be as transparent and objective as possible, a regulation is generated based on the study and experience in the participation and organization of events and contests on the national scene. and international.

JURY
They will always be dancers and professionals from different fields related to bachata, dance and entertainment, all being instructed and limited to the regulations of the contest.

RESULTS
Once the results of the contest have been established, they will be communicated to the directors of each school.
In this way, each team in the competition will be able to know the votes cast by each judge.

MUSIC
The music edition will have a maximum duration of 4:00 minutes, there is no limit to the number of songs and effects.
In the contest there will be room from the most folkloric and popular genres such as bachata and all its styles, to the most modern ones such as reggaeton. Other styles of music may be used with a maximum of 30% of the length of the song. That is, the structure of the composition will have to have at least 70% bachata.

WEATHER
It will be scored from 0 to 10 as follows:
All participants will start with 10 points and 1 will be subtracted each time one of them steps outside the time chosen for the choreography.
This area will be valued with 30% of the final vote.

CHOREOGRAPHY
Being a contest that will value bachata as the main dance, it is logical that it has more priority than the others. Again they will be scored from 0 to 10.

TECHNICAL AIR
It is the most complex, since it is understood that it is an amateur contest and technique is not the strong point, but it will be highly valued that the coaches and choreographers present the correct execution of the various movements without losing the essence and style. characteristic of this type of rhythms.
Thus, it will be scored from 0 to 10 according to the following criteria:
● The overall difficulty of the choreography.
● The correct execution of turns.
● The correct execution of stunts.
● The coordination of all its members.
● The choreographic elements introduced.
● That the lines and fronts used are clearly defined.
● Choreographic coherence and cohesion.
● If acrobatic or aerial movements are made, it will be valued in this area.
This area will be valued with 30% of the final vote.

AESTHETIC AREA
The staging, the care of the costumes in terms of the relationship with the choreography, as well as the general aesthetics of the dancers will be scored from 0 to 10. Since this is a school contest, this is an area where we are not looking for ostentation in costume production. This area will be valued with 15% of the final vote.

MUSIC AND DANCE IN SYNTON
When using Afro-Antillean music, the styles of each genre will be respected, punctuating its correct execution and not only its use.
Originality will be rewarded, understanding as originality the NO COPY of sequences used by other groups or known professionals.

SUMMARY OF PERCENTAGES
Time: 30%
Technical Area: 30%
Aesthetic Area: 15%
Music and dance in tune: 25%

AWARDS
AMATEUR Category:
1st Position: MANUEL REINA dance shoes.
2nd Position: Total Pass for all the participants of Benidorm Salsa Congress 2023.
3rd Position: Full Pass for all the participants of Benidorm Salsa Congress 2023.

The prizes are non-transferable from users who have participated in the contest, they cannot be exchanged in any way for another. The form of payment of the prizes will be announced the same day of the competition, by the organizing entity.
The prizes for 1st Place in the amateur category are with a maximum of 8 units, (8 pairs of shoes). The shoe model to be delivered by MANUEL REINA will be designated by the brand.
To compete, participants must accept the regulations of said event.

To compete, participants must accept the regulations of said event.
All the rules, previously mentioned, can be affected by last minute changes depending on the circumstances that may occur, being the criterion of the organizing entity the one that decides the possible changes for the good of the competition.

PRO AM GROUPS

PRO AM CATEGORY:
The Pro-Am Category, as the word is well defined, will be the mixture between non-professionals and professionals as long as it does not exceed the percentage mentioned above.

REGISTRATION
To participate in the Direct Final of the PRO AM category, you must fill out the registration form and then make the payment in the link that you have available below.
The maximum number of Groups in the category is 15.
Registration Fee: €150.- per group, includes entry on Sunday, July 3, and social dance.
Click on the link: https://bit.ly/CapCucumpa to make the payment after filling in the registration form.
If you want to purchase your full pass (Full Pass, Full Pass VIP or Total Pass) after registration and payment, request your €40 discount code from the organization, +34 640 026 729 or bachatacup@benidormsummerfestival.co

START ORDER
The stage order will be drawn in the presence of the president of the jury and the participants prior to the start of the contest.

MUSIC
The competitive part consists of a choreography, the time a maximum of 4:00.
This musical arrangement can be composed of one or several mixed Bachata songs (never of other genres). Failure to comply with this point entails a penalty of 20% of the total points. The audio track can compose both sensual Bachata and traditional Bachata in the desired proportion.
Regarding the “MUSIC TIME”. The tread time established for the choreography must be time 1 (Leader left foot and Follower right foot).
Failure to comply with this rule will be reflected in the item… “Musical time”.
Effects: a maximum of 3 sound effects can be added, without exceeding 5 seconds for each effect.

JURY
The jury will be made up of a maximum of 7 members, with the equivalence of 1 member 1 vote always corresponding. The presence of both sexes is mandatory in the proportion considered by the organization.

SCORES
Bachata technique. (from 1 point to 200 points)
Dance Technique. (from 1 point to 100 points)
Musicality (From 1 to 100 Points)
Musical Time (From 1 point to 100 points)
Difficulty (From 1 point to 100 points)
Synchronization (From 1 point to 100 points) (Only for groups and pairs)
Acrobatics (from 1 to 100 Points) Maximum 4 Acrobatics.
In case of a tie, the winning group will ALWAYS be the one with the most scores “100 points” or maximum scores close to 100 in the categories valued from 1 to 100.

LOCKER ROOM
Dance clothing is mandatory, but footwear is not (the difficulty item may or may not be affected by the latter)

SCHEDULE
Semi Final Thursday June 30, Room «A» schedule to designate.
Final Sunday July 3, Room «A» time to designate.

AWARDS
The prizes that the organization has arranged for this edition, will be paid in cash at the end of the dispute, after the jury’s decision and delivery in the winners’ protocol, the printed sheet will leave the jury table directly on stage in the presence of the public and the competitors.

PROAM group category
1st Place: Cup + €1,000
2nd Place: Cup + €800
3rd Place: Cup + €600

However, in the event of any discrepancy with any of the applicants, it will be the organization of the event, in consultation with the jury, who will make the decision on the category (amateur, proam or professional) in which they must participate.

To compete, participants must accept the regulations of said event.

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Thank you very much for your collaboration.
Enjoy the summer dancing, Benidorm is calling you.

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