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HAWAII CHEER & DANCE FESTIVAL ®

The Hawaii Cheer & Dance Festivalฎ has partnered with another Cheer-Dance organization and their event will be held in April 2015. Please contact us for more information.

DIVISIONS

Cheer Divisions:

Tiny (5 Years & Younger)

Mini (8 Years & Younger)

Youth (11 Years & Younger)

Junior (14 Years & Younger)

Senior (11 – 18 Years)

Open (17 Years & Older))

International (Any Age)

Special Needs (Any Age)



Pop Warner Divisions:

Tiny-Mite (5 Years – 7 Years)

Mitey-Mite (7 Years – 9 Years)

Junior Peewee (8 Years – 11 Years)

Peewee (9 Years – 12 Years)

Junior Midget (10 Years – 13 Years)

Midget (11 Years – 15 Years)

Junior Bantam (12 Years – 15 Years)

Unlimited (12 Years – 15 Years)

Bantam (13 Years – 16 Years)



Dance Divisions:

Elementary School (6th Grade & Under)

Junior High (9th Grade & Under)

Junior Varsity (9th – 12th Grade)

Varsity (9th – 12th Grade)



Dance Categories:

Pom

Jazz

Lyrical

Variety

Hip Hop

Kick

Prop


GENERAL

Participants must appear in school or team uniforms.

There will be a warm up period in a separate room for groups before their performances. The maximum routine time for cheerleader groups is two and a half minutes with no minimum time. The maximum routine time for dance groups is two minutes with a minimum time of one and a half minutes. Timing will begin with the first organized movement, first note of music or the moment an individual is lifted or supported off the performance floor, whichever comes first.

All participants who use music must provide their own CDs or IPOD/MP3 devices. A sound system will be provided. All routines should be in good taste and suitable for family viewing. All suggestive or vulgar elements may be penalized at the sole discretion of the judges. All teams must be supervised during all events by the director or coach.

All routines should contain all elements reflected on the official score sheet for a particular division.

Teams will be allowed to provide their own routine spotters.

Safety rules will follow the AACCA (American Association of Cheerleading Coaches & Administrators) safety rules.

All participants are required to submit a completed RELEASE OF LIABILITY form before competing.

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HAWAII CHEERLEADING COMPETITION ®

Groups will be divided into three divisions: Varsity, Junior Varsity and Coed. Judges will score all groups. Groups can elect not to participate in the competition. They can perform for judging and scoring only.  


The following areas will be judged:

Tumbling (Variety, Difficulty, Synchronization/Timing, Technique)
Points: 0 – 15

Jumps (Variety, Difficulty, Synchronization/Timing, Technique)
Points: 0 - 15

Stunts (Difficulty, Load-Ins, Dismounts, Synchronization, Transitions)
Points: 0 - 15

Pyramids (Difficulty, Load-Ins, Dismounts, Transitions)
Points: 0 - 15

Appearance (Uniformity, Grooming, Appropriate Apparel)
Points: 0 - 5

Showmanship (Spirit, Confidence, Eye Contact)
Points: 0 - 10

General Execution (Variety, Solid Cheers, Clean Routine, Motions, Precision)
Points: 0 – 25


TOTAL SCORE (100)


HAWAII DANCE COMPETITION ®


Groups will be divided into three divisions: Varsity, Junior Varsity and Elementary School. Judges will score all groups. Groups can elect not to participate in the competition. They can perform for judging and scoring only. 


The following areas will be judged.


CHOREOGRAPHY

Creativity (Points: 0 – 10) 

Difficulty (Points: 0 – 10) 

Formations & Transitions (Points: 0 – 10) 


GROUP EXECUTION

Synchronization & Timing (Points: 0 -10) 

Spacing (Points: 0 – 10) 


DANCE TECHNIQUE

Body Placement & Control (Points: 0 – 10) 

Strength in Movements (Points: 0 – 10) 

Technique (Points: 0 – 10) 


APPEARANCE (Points: 0 – 10) 


SHOWMANSHIP (Points: 0 – 10) 


TOTAL SCORE (100) 



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