Palayag Cheerdance Competition 2020: Guidelines, Criteria and Awards

GUIDELINES
  1. Each college or campus can only field one (1) team with all males, all females or mixed members
  2. The team must be composed a maximum of sixty (60) participants which includes dancers, cheerers, lifters, fliers, spotters, props personnel and musicians.
  3. All participants must be a bonafide student of Guimaras State College (Second Semester, A.Y. 2019-2020) representing their respective college or campus.
  4. The costume can be of any design and materials provided it is appropriate to the concept of the team. They can wear any kind of footwear or can be also barefooted as they wish.
  5. The choreography may be accomplished by tape-recorded music or live drums or band accompaniment. Tape-recorded music in an MP3 format (Saed in a flash drive) must be submitted to Instr. Khristian T. de la Rama 3 days prior to the competition. Each team must assign its own music director to facilitate the playing of the music. The music director is responsible for checking the entire music 30 minutes prior to the contest proper.
  6. A part of the Municipal Hymn (Salida Buenavista) must be integrated into the cheers. Likewise, the theme for this year’s Palayag Festival (Resilient Buenavistahanons: One Voice. One Hope. One Palayag) must also be included in the cheers.
  7. All competing teams are required to undergo the closed-door screening on 10 January 2020. The screening team is composed of Instr. Khristian T. de la Rama, as the over-all facilitator; Prof. Maribeth E. Sumalde as the Cultural Coordinator; and Mrs. Elma Zaldivar as the Committee Chair.
  8. The whole presentation must be in a maximum of ten (10) minutes, including entrance, exit, participant’s set-up, dismantling of props. The time will commence as soon as the red flag will be raised and the yellow flag will be raised to mean “end” of the performance including the exit (until the last performer leaves the dance area).
  9. The committee will be checking the CMO No. 63, s. 201 three (3) days prior to the competition date. There will be an ocular inspection one (1) hour prior to the start of the program.
  10. Two (2) points will be deducted from each judge for every one (1) minute overtime. Any violation of the aforementioned rules/ guidelines, a group will be deducted with two (2) points from each judge. Penalties will be deducted from the total average of the group from every judge.
CRITERIA
A. CHEERDANCE
Criteria
Weight
  • Choreography
    • Choice of Elements and Movements – 10% ;Style and Originality – 10%; andArtistry 10%
30%
  • Performance
    • Mastery, Virtousity and Fluidity – 10% ; andProjection & Expression – 10%
30%
  • Stunts and Tumblings
    • Stunts (Technique, Creativity, Quantity) – 10% ; Tumblings (Difficulty & Technique) – 10%;Pyramids (Difficulty & Technique) – 10%; andToss (Difficulty & Technique) 10%
25%
  • Costume & Props (Visual Appeal and Artistry)
10%
  • Audience Impact
5%
TOTAL100%

B. CHEERING SQUAD
Criteria
Weight
Voice Quality15%
Clarity of Cheers15%
Originality15%
Dynamics20%
Synchronization20%
Composition of Yells, Cheers and Musical Instruments15%
TOTAL100%

C. GENERAL CRITERIA
Criteria
Weight
Cheerdance70%
Cheering Squad30%
TOTAL100%
AWARDS
  • All participating groups will be given with a Certificate of Participation.
  • Trainers will be given with a Certificate of Recognition.
  • The following Minor Awards will be given with a Certificate of Recognition and cash prizes:
    • Minor Awards
      • Best Cheerdance Leader
        • P 1,500.00 *
      • Best Cheering Squad
        • P 1,500.00
      • Best in Costume
        • P 3,000.00
    • Major Awards
      • Champion
        • P 15,000.00
      • 1st Runner-Up
        • P 10,000.00
      • 2nd Runner-Up
        • P 7,000.00
      • 4 Consolation Prizes
        • P 3,000.00 each

*Cheerdance Leader is the one leading the group usually positioned in front