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IMPORTANT
Due to Covid-19 and the disruption it has had on our training and our lives, for BPC 2021 there will be no restrictions on video entry length or when video auditions were filmed. This is to reduce pressure on the entrants and to keep everyone as safe as possible, whilst still keeping the competition running.

Video Entry Rules

Maximum song length video round: 3.5 minutes
Maximum song length live final: 4 minutes

  • The first 2 weeks of the video entries are only open to those who live in or learn or teach pole in the BS postal area.
  • After this time, remaining spaces are opened up to those who live outside Bristol.
  • You may reserve your space first and send your video in by the deadline
  • Video audition links must be sent in by Midnight on the 31st May 2021 at the latest. 
  • Please make sure that your video is either ‘unlisted’ or ‘public’. If your video is private, we will be unable to judge your video.
  • This is an amateur category, you must have never been paid to teach, perform or model pole dance in any capacity.
  • You must never have competed in a Semi-Pro, Professional or Instructor categories to enter an the Advanced category in BPC.
  • No moves restricted

Judging

Your video entry will be judged on the following criteria. Please note this criteria will be followed for the live final.

  • Technical difficulty
  • Execution
  • Performance
  • Musicality
  • Costume & theme (not judged in the video round)
  • Fluidity
  • Well-rounded

Please note that costume and theme are not judged in the video round, but it is judged in the final. Please see full criteria breakdown here.

Please note that costume and theme are not judged in the video round, but it is judged in the final. Please see full criteria breakdown here.


Costume

Costumes that are loose or do not provide proper coverage are not permitted such as bikinis and costumes only held together by string (secure straps are allowed). 

Costumes should provide a ‘family friendly’ amount of coverage and must be tested for malfunctions, you will lose marks or risk disqualification if this occurs. 

Heels must ankle height maximum, height of the actual heel is not restricted.

If you are unsure, then feel free to send us a picture of you in your costume before you film.