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This event forms part of the Norfolk School Games.

Entry is open to all High schools within the South Norfolk SSP via booking on the SSP website. High Schools can enter multiple teams.


TEAM SIZE:Minimum 4, Maximum 30 participants (single gender or mixed). You can enter a year 7-8 team and a year 9-10 team.

ROUTINES:Routines can use any dance style. There is no limitation to the number of styles that are used within each routine.Routines can be inspired by musicals, music videos, television or socialmedia but it is encouraged that choreography is not plagiarised and must be applied and adapted into original content.

Routines should be between 2 ½ and 4 minutes in duration.

PERFORMANCE SPACE:Routines will be performed in TBC stage in the hall

ROUTINE DESCRIPTION:Teams are required to submit a short paragraph (max 150 words) detailing the inspiration and concept of the team’s routine which will be used by the judges to score the categories.

MUSIC:Music must be saved to MP3/4 format and be submitted to the competition organiser (SGO) well in advance of the event.

SCORING:Each routine will be judged on the following four categories totaling 100 points:

1. Concept and soundtrack (10 + 5 points)

2. Choreography and Floor Use (20 +15 marks)

3. Performance Skill (20 points)

4. Overall impact (30 points)

Judges’ criteria and score cards are available

The team finishing in first position will then be invited to represent the South Norfolk SSP at the Norfolk School Games.

Risk Assessment

By booking to take part in this event you agree that you have read and understand the contents of the event risk assessment and the safeguarding and responsibilities form. Please note that schools are responsible for the transport, arrival and departure of their pupils. Schools should bring their own first aid kit and are responsible for the first aid of their students.

Photography/ videos

We use a variety of digital and social media to promote all of our events including our SSP website Facebook and Twitter profiles. By booking onto this event you are agreeing to our photo policy. It is the responsibility of the participating school to ensure that they have asked parents/guardian for permission for photos and videos of all participants to be taken by SSP staff or official event photographers.Please ensure you make the SSP staff aware of any children without photo/ video consent prior to the start of the event. These children will be asked to wear a yellow armband throughout the event which will indicate that no photographs/ videos should be taken of them.