OBC 2020 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 7th, 2020. Time TBA

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. 11:59 pm EST

MUSIC DEADLINE: 

Sunday, July 12th, 2020. 11:59 pm EST

OBC 2020 COMPETITION ORIENTAL CATEGORIES

Professional Oriental

5 or more years of stage experience

Length of music: 5 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: 5 min limit

OBC 2019 Professional Tribal Fusion Winner, Kindle.

Photo by The Dancers Eye. 

OBC 2019 Professional Oriental Winner, Raena.

Photo by The Dancers Eye. 

OBC 2020 COMPETITION FUSION CATEGORIES

Professional Tribal Fusion

Performer with 5 or more years of

stage experience

Length of music: 5 min limit

 

Rising Star Tribal Fusion

No more than 4 years of

stage experience

Length of music: 4 min limit

NEW! Fusion Group

3 or more performers

Length of music: 5 min limit

 

OBC 2020 COMPETITION YOUTH CATEGORIES

NEW! Junior

10-15 years old

Length of music: 3 min limit

NEW! Children

6-9 years old

Length of music: 3 min limit

Photos by The Dancers Eye. 

OBC 2020 Rising Star Oriental Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Rising Star Oriental

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2021 (3-day package)

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

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Rising Star Oriental

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Rising Star Oriental

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

OBC 2020 Professional Tribal Fusion Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Professional Tribal Fusion Winner

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2021 (3-day package)

  • Opportunity to Perform at OBC 2021 Saturday Grand Gala Show

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

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Professional Tribal Fusion Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Professional Tribal Fusion Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

OBC 2020 Fusion

 Group Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Fusion Group

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021 for each member 

  • Opportunity to Perform at OBC 2021 Saturday Grand Gala Show as a group

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

2nd Place Fusion Group

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Fusion Group

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

OBC 2020 Professional Oriental Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Professional Oriental Winner

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2021 (3-day package)

  • Opportunity to Perform at OBC 2021 Saturday Grand Gala Show

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

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Professional Oriental Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Professional Oriental Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

OBC 2020 Oriental Group

Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Oriental Group

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021 for each member 

  • Opportunity to Perform at OBC 2021 Saturday Grand Gala Show as a group

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

2nd Place Oriental Group

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Oriental Group

  • Group Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

OBC 2020 Rising Star Tribal Fusion Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Rising Star Tribal Fusion

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2021 (3-day package)

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

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Rising Star Tribal Fusion

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Rising Star Tribal Fusion

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

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Photos by The Dancers Eye. 

OBC 2020 Junior

Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Junior Winner

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2021 (3-day package)

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

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Junior Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Junior Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

OBC 2020 Children

Competition Prizes

OBC 2020 Children Winner

  • Crown

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • VIP PACKAGE to OBC 2021 (3-day package)

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

  • Vendor Gift

2nd Place Professional Children Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • ONE DAY PASS to OBC 2021

  • Vendor gift

3rd Place Professional Children Winner

  • Trophy

  • Certificate

  • Vendor gift

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

For Junior and Children

Musical interpretation
Choreography
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 2020 Oriental Competition Fees & Registration 

Professional Oriental Category: $60

Rising Star Oriental Category: $60

Oriental

Group Category: 

$30 first two members, 

then $20 per member*

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

OBC 2020 Tribal Fusion Competition Fees & Registration

Professional Tribal Fusion Category: $60

Rising Star Tribal Fusion Category $60

Fusion

Group Category: 

$30 first two members, 

then $20 per member*

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

OBC 2020 Youth Competition Fees & Registration

Junior

Category: $50

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

Children

Category $50

PURCHASE YOUR OBC 2020 PACKAGE HERE:

DOWNLOAD THE ARTIST RELEASE HERE:

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at SeaWorld

10100 International Drive

Orlando, Florida 32837

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