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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
Caraga Administrative Region
Schools Division of Siargao
DAPA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Dapa, Surigao del Norte

DANCE SPORTS
Mechanics and Criteria for Judging

Mechanics

1. Competition consists of Latin American Dances: Cha-cha-cha, Rumba, and Jive. It will be the

sequence of the dance contest as well. The dance music will be determined by the administrator and

tabulator of the overall intramural events.

2. Performance time for each dance is 1 minute and 30 seconds only. The music will be provided

by the Administration Department. Dance sports contestants will dance simultaneously in every

music genre being played.

3. Appropriate costume should be worn during the contest. The code of decency shall be a must in

the choice of costumes.

4. Lifts will be discouraged in the competition. For the purpose of this rule, a lift is defined as any

movement during which one of the dancers has both feet off the floor at the same time with the

assistance or support of the partner.

Criteria for Judging

Choreography (formation, transition, variation, unity)………………………….... 40%


Mastery (correct execution of steps and timing with the music)………………... 30%
Projection/ Expression (poise and grace)…………………………………………..15%
Costume………………………………………………………………………………. 10%
Audience impact………………………………………………………………………. 5%
Total………………………………………………………………………………….…
100%