ART. 54 DEFINITION OF THE OFFICIAL DANCE AWARDS

Terpsichore and Corybant are the official accreditations of the dance world industry, inspired by the beginnings of dance and it’s the origins of Ancient Greece.

Terpsichore (Τερψιχόρη) who delights in dance, was the inspiring goddess of the art of dance and light-poetry. The Corybants (Κορύϐαντες) were dancing warriors who carried out educational activities such as the Pyrrhic dance that was linked to the celebration of victory.

54.1 CORYBANT AWARDS

They are the official accreditation to a degree obtained in dance within each edition of All Dance International. They are awarded by rank of scores or places obtained in each edition respectively according to the most up-to-date All Dance International coding. They are: 1st Corybant, 2nd Corybant, 3rd Corybant.

54.2 TERPSICHORE AWARDS

They are the official accreditation of dance. This award is given to each All Dance International competitor of each edition in the form of a medal. Its purpose is to recognize and give merit to every talent and dedication in the art of dance.

DELIVERY OF THE OFFICIAL DANCE AWARDS

The official dance awards (Corybant, Grand Corybant, Best Dancer and Open Production Excellence) will be awarded to their recipients according to the segments of the championship schedule.

ART.55 55 GRAND CORYBANT AWARDS

It is the highest award of the official dance championship in the world, awarded according to division and level. It has been designed to recognize and reward the best dance performers.

For a fair award, the Grand Corybant awards are subdivided and unified by levels.

They are:

✓ Grand Corybant Junior (Mini and Children).

✓ Grand Corybant Student Level (Youth, Pre-Youth and Adult Student Level).

✓ Grand Corybant Youth and Pre-Professional Adults (Youth and Adults Pre-Professional Level).

✓ Grand Corybant Professionals (Open pro and Adults Professional Level).

NOMINATION: All schools that meet the following requirements will be nominated:

  1. Schools must be enrolled in at least 5 group choreographies, according to their division and level.
  2. They must participate in at least 3 different techniques modalities.

Note. – Participations in solo divisions, duos and trios will not be nominated.

ART.56 BEST FEMALE DANCER AND BEST MALE DANCER

This special award is dedicated exclusively to the most outstanding dancer of the Championship at the student, Pre-professional and professional level. In addition to obtaining the maximum score in their registered choreographies.

The award for best dancer will be awarded to those deserving according to the segments of the championship schedule.

  • Student Level Best Female Dancer and Best Male Dancer Mini Division.
  • Student Level Best Female Dancer and Best Male Dancer Children Division.
  • Student Level Best Female Dancer and Best Male Dancer Pre-Youth Division.
  • Student Level Best Female Dancer and Best Male Dancer Youth Division.
  • Student Level Female Best Dancer and Best Male Dancer Adult Division.
  • Pre-Professional Level Best Female Dancer and Best Male Dancer Youth Division.
  • Pre-Professional Level Best Female Dancer and Best Male Dancer Adult Division.
  • Professional Level Best Female Dancer and Best Male Dancer Adult Division.

NOMINATION: All participants who meet the following requirements will be nominated:

They must participate in at least three choreographies in different techniques modalities.

One of their performances must be a solo and be accompanied by a duo, trio or group choreography according to the corresponding division and level.

For the nomination of best dancer it is not allowed to combine choreographies of different levels.

IMPORTANT:

  • Use of the same choreography in the season will be allowed.
  • In each edition the TOP 5 of the best dancers will be named.
  • In the event of a tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of first places.
  • In the event of a second tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of second places.

ART.57 OPEN PRODUCTION EXCELLENCE

This award is designed in recognition of the excellence of the choreographies in the Open Production division.

  1. NOMINATION: The school that meets the following requirements will be nominated:
  • They must participate with a minimum of three group choreographies, which must be at least in three modalities with different techniques.
  • The winner will be the one who obtained the highest score, averaged over the number of choreographies competing in the current championship.
  • In the event of a tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of first places.
  • In the event of a second tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of second places.

ART.58 ALL DANCE AWARDS

58.1 SPECIAL MENTIONS

They are the titles and special awards that All Dance International gives to the nominees of the official dance championships. They are: Academy Trajectory Award, Best Director, Best Choreographer, Revelation Award and Best School of the year.

The titles will be awarded at the end of each championship (All Dance National Qualifier, All Dance World, All Dance Intercontinental and All Dance Continental).

ART.59 BEST SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

This award is in honor of the excellence of ALLDANCERS schools, divided into Best School of the Student level and Best School of the Professional level. They will be awarded in final Championships: All Dance Nationals, All Dance World, All Dance Intercontinental and All Dance Continental; with the following levels of honor and prestige:

  • HONOR AND PRESTIGE ALL DANCE WORLD: Best School of the Year in the World
  • HONOR AND PRESTIGE ALL DANCE INTERCONTINENTAL: Best School of the continents.
  • HONOR AND PRESTIGE ALL DANCE CONTINENTAL: Best School of the Year on the Continent
  • ALL DANCE NATIONALS HONOR AND PRESTIGE: Best School of the Year in the Nation.

NOMINATION

All schools that meet the following requirements will be nominated:

  • Must be nominated in one or more “GRAND CORYBANT” or “OPEN PRODUCTION EXCELLENCE”.
  • The DIRECTOR must be nominated in the award for “BEST DIRECTOR”
  • One or more CHOREOGRAPHERS from the school must be nominated for the “BEST CHOREOGRAPHER” award.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a school within the dance industry.
  • The nominated school must be affiliated with the All Dance International organization.
  • For final international championships, only schools belonging to the TOP 10 of the schools that win this award in national championships will be nominated.

GRADING METHODS

In the annual edition of the championships: All Dance National Qualifier, All Dance World, All Dance Intercontinental, All Dance continental, the school with the highest score obtained as a result of the sum of the following points per award will be worthy of this award:

 
AWARDS POINTS PER AWARD
GRAND CORYBANT 3 POINTS
OPEN PRODUCTION EXCELLENCE 3 POINTS
BEST DIRECTOR 3 POINTS
BEST CHOREOGRAPHER 2.5 POINTS
1ST CORYBANT 1 POINT
2ND CORYBANT 0.50 POINT
3RD CORYBANT 0.25 POINT
 

In addition, 75% of all entries from the winning school must be within the top 3.

NOTES:

  • The points obtained and the percentage of participation of the nominated school will only be for the current championship.
  • In the event of a tie, the winner will be chosen by the highest number of first places obtained.
  • In the event of a second tie, the winner will be defined by the highest number of second places obtained.

ART.60 ACADEMY TRAJECTORY

This award is dedicated to the most relevant active members of All Dance International of the year, who have been within the organization for at least 2 years, who have represented the nation in All Dance World, All Dance Continental or All Dance Intercontinental championships and who have featured as an example within the organization.

  • For its outstanding development within the industry.
  • For contributing to the development of dance in their nation.
  • For being an example of motivation for new dancers.

NOTES:

  • The winner of the ACADEMY TRAJECTORY award will be chosen by a committee appointed by the organization.
  • The ACADEMY TRAJECTORY award will not have the same winner for two consecutive years.

ART.61 REVELATION

This award is given to schools participating for the first time in the official ALL DANCE Championships. You must participate with a minimum of 10 performances.

NOTE:

  • The winner will be the school that obtains the first place in at least 75% of all its entries. In the event of a tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of second places. In the event of a second tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of third places.

ART.62 BEST DIRECTOR

This award is designed in recognition of excellence in leadership for directing the greatest number of performances. The director who complies with a minimum of twenty choreographies will be nominated, of which ten must be group.

NOTES:

The winner will be the one who has obtained the highest score averaged over the number of choreographies that compete in the current championship. In the event of a tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of first places. In the event of a second tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of second places. If you are the only candidate for this award, you must obtain a minimum average of 85 points.

ART.63 BEST CHOREOGRAPHER

This award is dedicated exclusively to the most outstanding choreographer for his ability to create and direct the greatest number of productions in scenes.

RESTRICTIONS:

The choreographer who registers and directs a minimum of five choreographies in the current championship will be nominated. The winner will be the one who has obtained the highest score averaged over the number of choreographies that compete in the current championship.

NOTES:

  • Choreographies of ballet fragment or repertoire will not be considered in the nomination for best choreographer.
  • In the event of a tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of first places.
  • In the event of a second tie, the winner will be defined according to the highest number of second places.
  • If you are the only candidate for this award, you must obtain a minimum average of 85 points.

 

EXCEPTION RULE (EXTRAORDINARY CASES RELATED TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS AND PROTOCOLS RELATED TO COVID-19):

The organization can reevaluate it’s rules and requirements for the championship, as well as reevaluating the requirements for nominatios for special prices.

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