2017 CHAMPIONSHIP : Los Angeles
ATHLETE REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Open Registration : October 15, 2016 – March 31, 2017
Open Athlete Registration
PARAGON International Pole Dance Championship will take place in Los Angeles, CA and is open to Pole Athletes from around the globe! Simply register on-line by March 31, 2017 to secure a performance spot in contest. No video submission is required to perform in this contest (Los Angeles Only). Each division is limited to 8 contestants and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Yup, it’s that easy!
PARAGON Los Angeles will take place at True Vision Entertainment located at 1421 N Main St LA 90012
The Championship stage will feature full theatrical lighting and a sprung dance floor. The poles will be securely rigged to a structural truss by Chobi Georgy at a height of 14 feet.
STAGE AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
Pole Make and Size: Xpole Chrome 45mm
Pole Height: 14 feet
Distance Betweeen Poles: 8 feet
Stage Dimensions: 24 feet x 16 feet
Stage Right: Spin | Stage Left: Static
: NEW STAGE FEATURE :
The performance stage will be over a sprung dance floor which is great for leaps, acrobatic landings and sexy floor work!
Each competitor will receive a Technical Score (55 total points) and a Creative Score (45 total points). There will be no compulsory moves required for PARAGON. Competitors are encouraged to create a balanced routine and will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
POLE DANCE Difficulty Level, Variety of Tricks and Dynamic Movement on Static and Spin Pole
CHOREOGRAPHY Composition, Transitions, Dance Variety, Continuity and Intentional Use of Props
MUSICALITY Effective Musical Interpretation and Appropriate Song Selection
EXECUTION Technique, Form, Control/Placement, Intention, Timing/Rhythm and Lines
SHOWMANSHIP Facial Expressions, Projection, Eye Contact and Confidence
CONCEPT Demonstration of clear concept and/or articulated storyline
2017 PARAGON Judging Panel will be announced in April 2017
The 2016 PARAGON International Championships will take place on Saturday, October 22nd in Mexico City, México. This contest will feature Pole Athletes from around the globe competing for titles in the following divisions: Female Amateur, Male Amateur, Female Pre-Professional, Masters (42+ years), Female Professional and Male Professional