HOW SHOULD THE COMPETITION RECORD BE?

You have to record your performance with a full frontal still camera in one shot. It will ve healthy to have a clear and good solution recording as possible.

HOW WILL THE COMPETITION REGISTRATION PROCESS?

For Contest registration, go to contest official website ​www.onlinesalsashinecompetition.org​. The create registration button on the website will direct you. When you click the button and enter the information requested from you in the relevant fields, “pre-registration” will automatically be completed. The system will automatically complete the registration when you make the payment and send the receipt to the relevant e-mail. ​If you take note of the reference number that the system assigns you automatically during registration, you can check the status of your registration with this registration number at any time. The system will register you in the relevant age category as soon as the date of birth is entered during registration. Since the Adult Only category is divided into Professional and Amateur, it will offer you a choice when you are included in the Adult category. You can make the choice you want.

CAN TRAINERS REGISTER FOR THE COMPETITION ALSO REGISTER FOR STUDENTS?

Instructors can upload videos of their students collectively to their own youtube accounts and record them from a single source. However, they cannot write a single e-mail to the e-mail question asked to you while entering the information of the dancers during the registration form. Each dancer is required to write their own e-mail or parent's e-mail

IN WHICH FORMAT SHOULD THE COMPETITION VIDEO BE RECORDED AND SHARED?

Yarışma videosu MP4 olarak yüksek kalitede çekilip youtube a yüklenmeli ve herkesle paylaşım değil de sadece bize paylaşım olarak işaretlenmeli kayıt formundaki ilgili alana linki yazılmalıdır.

IS THERE A REQUIREMENT OR LIMITATION OF COSTUMES FOR THE COMPETITION?

There is no dance costume requirement for the competition. But there is a limitation. It means; dancers should wear a dance costume or an elegant outfit. Dancing with socks or barefoot is prohibited. They should dance with dance shoes or suitable shoes. In addition, TDSF costume rules do not apply for categories under 18. It is enough for them to wear stylish clothes.

HOW WILL THE COMPETITION PRELIMINERY ROUND BE?

January 23-24, 2021 (Saturday / Sunday) We will meet with our judges on the Zoom platform and the dance videos will be watched one by one. Those who qualify for the final in line with their scoring will be clear on Sunday evening, January 24. On Monday, January 25, the finalists will be announced via social media and SMS.

WE WILL DANCE LIVE IN THE COMPETITION FINAL?

No. Because, in all kinds of online activities, problems such as connection, image and sound slippage can be experienced. For this reason, a final round will take place over videos such as the qualifying round. However, the dancers who make it to the finals can send us their new videos in about 5-6 days between the qualifying and the final, or they can participate in the final with the video from the qualifying round.

WHAT ARE THE COMPETITION CATEGORIES DETERMINED?

Choreography and music are minimum 45 seconds and maximum 75 seconds.

WHAT WAS THE COMPETITION EVALUATION RULES PREPARED?

The competition referee evaluation rules were prepared based on the TDSF solo salsa competition rules but in accordance with online competition.

CAN WE SEE THE COMPETITION POINTS AND RANKINGS?

All participants will be able to learn their place in the rankings by sharing them on our website and on social media, whether they qualify or qualify for the final.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN GO TO THE FINAL ROUND?

At the end of the qualifying round in each category, 10 dancers will remain in the final round. If the number of registered dancers in any category is 10 or less, each dancer will automatically qualify for the final.

WHO WILL BE AWARDED AND WHAT WILL THE PRIZES BE IN THE FINAL?

Various awards will be given to the top 5 of the finalists in their categories. Award titles; Prize money, Dance shoes awards, Performing in Istanbul Dance Festival, Enter the Bootcamps, Enter the Master Class Workshop, Enter the Exclusive Workshops at Istanbul Dance Festival. The distribution of these awards according to degrees and categories will be published in detail on Social media as soon as possible.

WHAT ARE THE SURPRISES FOR THE EVENT DAY?

Finals will be live stream on the Istanbul Dance Festival Youtube channel. In addition to the contestant videos, various VTRs will be broadcast, many valuable names in our salsa community will be connected to the live stream and chats will take place.

WILL THE VIDEOS WE SEND FOR THE COMPETITION BE PUBLISHED IN OTHER PRESENTATIONS AFTER THE COMPETITION?

Your videos will only be in the organization committee. After the competition, if the contestants do not give otherwise, all the videos from the Istanbul Festival youtube page will be edited and shared in a collage.