It's YOUR TIME TO SHINE at the HARD ROCK CAFE in Darling Harbour!!


At the HARD ROCK CAFE we are looking for the MOST PASSIONATE dancers in the style of  Bachata to celebrate what Latino dancing is all about. 

Show us your dancing passion and skills for a chance to WIN  $400 worth of prizes including $200 cash.



The competitions will judge your passion and skills for the dance styles you enter and will be open to everyone except, professional dancers, dance instructors or anyone that make money through dancing.




BACHATA – SUNDAY 28th August / SUNDAY 4th September /  SUNDAY 11th September

** The first two weeks of each competition are qualifying heats and the 3rd week will be the final.


TO REGISTER          

If you want to compete YOU MUST register as there are only a limited numbers of places for each heat.


– Registration fee is $20 per dancer per dance style (Registration fee includes the entry fee for the Sunday of your heat)  PRESS HERE to REGISTER for the competition



For each dancer styles, we will have three judges 

Judges will be chosen from reputable and professional people in the Latin dance industry


– Judge’s score will value 80% of total score

– Audience reaction will value 20% of total score




WINNER couple of each dance style will receive:

– A $200 cash prize

SECOND PLACES will receive one of these prices:

Two VIP passes to the Australian Bachata Championship on Fri 30th Sept. and Sat 1st Oct 2016.  // Two VIP passes to the Australian Rueda  Championship on Fri 21st Sept. to Sun 23rd Oct 2016.



– Participant must be a couple of different gender.

– Open to Amateurs dancers over the age of 18 years old.

– Dancers will be judged (from 1 to 10) in the following categories:

Timing & Rhythm, overall technique, body action & lines, appearance, chemistry and partnering skills.

Special consideration will be given to the connection with your partner and also connection with the crowd.

– Contestants will dance a free style song drawn from a hat for 2 minutes & 15 seconds.

– Contestants can participate in as many dance styles as they want.

– There is an entry fee of $20 per dancer per category.

– Costumes are encouraged for audience reaction, but no props are allowed.

– By entering this contest, entrants accept and agreed to be bound by this rules.

– The results and decisions of the Judges will be final, binding and conclusive in all matters


Just brings along your passion for dancing to the Hard Rock Cafe and celebrate with us to the best Latin tunes, in front of the magnificent views of Darling Harbour.

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