OBC 2022 COMPETITION

The Orlando Bellydance Convention (OBC) is excited you’re choosing us to take this big step in your journey as a dancer. It is a great opportunity to get feedback from exceptional professionals, to push yourself to amazing new heights, and to inspire!

DATES

COMPETITION DATE:

Friday, August 19th, 2022. Time TBA

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

Friday, July 5th, 2022. 11:59 pm EST

MUSIC DEADLINE: 

Friday, July 29th, 2022. 11:59 pm EST

Professional Fusion Tribal Winner OBC2019
Professional Fusion Tribal Winner OBC2019

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Professional Tribal Fusion Winner OBC2019
Professional Tribal Fusion Winner OBC2019

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OBC 2019 Professional Tribal Fusion Winners, Daniella & Kindle Photo by The Dancers Eye. 

Pro Oriental Competition Winner 2019
Pro Oriental Competition Winner 2019

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OBC 2019 Professional Oriental Winner, Raena.

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OBC 2022 COMPETITION CATEGORIES

Professional Oriental

Over five years of stage experience

Length of music: 4 min limit

 

Rising Star Oriental

No more than 4 years of stage experience.

Length of music: 4 min limit

Oriental Group

3 or more performers

Length of music: 4 min limit

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OBC 2022 Diamond

Professional

Competition Prizes

OBC 2022 Diamond Professional Winner

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2023 (3-day package)

  • Opportunity to Perform at OBC 2023 Saturday Grand Gala Show

  • Mini Photo Session with The Dancers Eye - 1 Free Photo

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Diamond Professional Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2023

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Diamond Professional Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

Photos by The Dancers Eye. 

OBC 2022 Ruby Rising Star Competition Prizes

OBC 2022 Ruby Rising Star Winner

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2023 (3-day package)

  • Mini Photo Session with The Dancers Eye - 1 Free Photo

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Ruby Rising Star Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2023

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Ruby Rising Star Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

OBC 2022 Emerald Group

 Competition Prizes

OBC 2022 Emerald Group Winner

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE day pass for each member

  • Opportunity to Perform at OBC 2023 Saturday Grand Gala Show as group

  • Mini Photo Session with The Dancers Eye - 1 Free Photo

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Emerald Group Winner

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2023

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Emerald Group Winner

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

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Photos by The Dancers Eye. 

JUDGING CRITERIA

For Soloist Categories

Musical interpretation
Technique
Choreography
Use of Stage
Appropriate costuming
Stage presence

Showmanship

For Group

Musical interpretation
Technique

Choreography
Connection between group members
Synchronization
Use of Stage
Appropriate costuming
Stage presence

REQUIREMENTS & SOME GUIDELINES

  • To enter the competition, you must be registered in OBC with one of our packages: a ONE DAY PASS, a VIP PACKAGE or an ELITE VIP PACKAGE. This also applies to each member of a troupe in the Group Category.

  • To complete registration, you must purchase the Package of your choice, pay the Competition Registration Fee, sign and send the Registration Form and sign and send the Artist Release. Download the Guidelines and Forms here.

  • Competition registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • If there are no more than 3 registered contestants, the competition will be canceled. Contestants already registered will have the option to perform and get feedback from judges. NO PRIZES will be offered if the competition is canceled.

  • We reserve the right to modify the date, prizes or time of the competition prior to the competition. The competitor will be informed.

  • Registration fees do not include PayPal fees.

  • Limited availability 

OBC 2022 Competitions Fees & Registration 

Diamond Professional Category: $60

Ruby Rising Star

Category: $60

*To purchase the Group Registration, send us an email with the number of members and we will send you an invoice.

DOWNLOAD THE COMPETITION GUIDELINES, REGISTRATION FORM AND ARTIST RELEASE HERE:

PURCHASE YOUR OBC 2022 PACKAGE HERE:

Emerald Group

Category: $60