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Competition criteria

For us at 5-6-7 OUI, it's crucial to be as transparent as possible with what will be encouraged at our event. Here is a list of criteria that the judges will be encouraged to refer themselves to!

Swing Team Compétition Short Showcase 

Formations: Clean and kept formations, good use of space
 

Teamwork: Coordination and synergy between dancers
 

Difficulty level: The routine clearly has challenging moments
 

Movement quality: A well danced routine is a good routine!
 

Originality: In movements, formations, concepts
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Good use of the musical choices is encouraged

Swing Team Compétition

Formations: Clean and kept formations, good use of space
 

Teamwork: Coordination and synergy between dancers
 

Difficulty level: The routine clearly has challenging moments
 

Movement quality: A well danced routine is a good routine!
 

Originality: In movements, formations, concepts
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Good use of the musical choices is encouraged

Swing Couple Short Showcase

Teamwork: Coordination and synergy between dancers
 

Difficulty level: The routine clearly has challenging moments
 

Movement quality: A well danced routine is a good routine!
 

Originality: In movements, formations, concepts
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Good use of the musical choices is encouraged

Lindy Hop Mix & Match (Newcomer, Open)

Adaptation: Partners know how to communicate and adapt. Or at least they try!
 

Balance: There is a good balance of participation between lead and follow
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Attention to the music, its structure and what it's trying to express is encouraged.

Down for the 8-Count (M&M Pro)

Adaptation: Partners know how to communicate and adapt. Or at least they try!
 

Balance: There is a good balance of participation between lead and follow
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Attention to the music, its structure and what it's trying to express is encouraged.

Strictly Lindy Hop

Adaptation: Partners know how to communicate and adapt. Or at least they try!
 

Balance: There is a good balance of participation between lead and follow
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Attention to the music, its structure and what it's trying to express is encouraged.
 

Improv: Sequences are acceptable but not encouraged. In other words, if you choose to do a sequence, it better be amazing and magical!

Strictly Pro-am

Adaptation: Partners know how to communicate and adapt. Or at least they try!
 

Balance: The participation is slightly weighed in favor of the Am
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Attention to the music, its structure and what it's trying to express is encouraged.
 

Improv: Sequences are acceptable but not encouraged. In other words, if you choose to do a sequence, it better be amazing and magical!

Strictly Jazz

Adaptation: Partners know how to communicate and adapt. Or at least they try!
 

Balance: There is a good balance of participation between lead and follow
 

Execution: A flawless execution devoid of mistakes  will be encouraged
 

OUI Factor: A good routine gets the audience to scream "WOW!"
 

Style Aesthetics: Jazz dance, with all its variants, is style a recognizable group of styles
 

Musicality: Attention to the music, its structure and what it's trying to express is encouraged.
 

Improv: Sequences are acceptable but not encouraged. In other words, if you choose to do a sequence, it better be amazing and magical!
 

Versatility: The team is good and amazing at both Solo and Lindy Hop