SOCIALICON

Date

Wednesday 9th September 2020

Venue

Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui

Cost

$250.00 Hip Hop (NZ$)

Entries Close

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm – Online registrations close


 

Contact Details

Code Co-ordinator:
Sarah Martin – Urban Dance
Phone: 021 136 1514
Email: sarah@urbandance.org.nz


 

Tournament Planning

Eligibility

  1. Students competing must be enrolled full-time in the school they are representing.
  2. New Zealand students competing must be a Year 7 or Year 8 student.
  3. New Zealand schools must be an affiliated member of NZAIMS - New Zealand Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling http://nzaims.co.nz
  4. Students may compete in more than one code however timetable allowances will NOT be made for any competitors.
  5. Competitors must be Over 10 years and 13 years of age or Under as at the 1st January of the tournament year (2020), competitor’s birthdates will be required on school registration documentation (accepted birth years for the 2020 Games are: 2007, 2008 and 2009).
  6. All participants must have online medical and media waiver documentation completed to be eligible to compete.

Costs

  • Schools are required to pay the entry fee of $250.00 per Hip Hop group (NZ$).
  • Non-refundable / Payment MUST be made within seven days of receipt of the invoice.
  • Invoices will be sent to the School Accounts Manager after the entry closing date, 10th June.

Entries Close

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 11.59pm

Entries to the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships will be made and only accepted online:

  • All registrations are completed online with EnterNOW.
  • A ‘Quick Start Guide’ for EnterNOW will be sent out with the Registration Booklet.
  • Registrations will only be accepted from the designated School Anchor AIMS Games Coordinator.
  • Schools will be allocated a unique Anchor AIMS Games registration log in code to complete their entries.
  • EnterNOW demo video for schools https://www.enternow.co.nz/enternow-app/aimsgames/help

2020 Planning Timeline

  • Wednesday 10th June – Entries close for the 2020 Anchor AIMS Games at 11.59pm. The EnterNOW system will generate a confirmation email three days prior to entries closing so school coordinators can check that they have entered the correct individuals, teams, codes etc.
    The AIMS Games Trust has a strict NO REFUND policy from this date! NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Wednesday 24th June – All schools must have paid their registration invoice to have their entry confirmed.
    Late entries (if accepted) will incur a 50% penalty fee
  • Wednesday 1st July – Confirmation sent to all 2020 participating schools (if registration for a sporting code is oversubscribed then the opportunity to compete will be at the discretion of the executive committee).
  • Wednesday 8th July – Hip Hop Prelim and Finals tickets go on sale through Ticketek (Prelims – 2.30pm, Finals – 7.00pm).
  • Monday 27th July – Anchor AIMS Games Opening Ceremony school group ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Wednesday 29th July – All Team/individual online name and code information registration forms to be completed.
  • Monday 3rd August – Anchor AIMS Games Opening Ceremony public tickets go on sale through Ticketek (First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm).
  • Wednesday 12th August – For planning purposes all high quality music for Hip Hop sets must be emailed to Sarah Martin at sarah@urbandance.org.nz or well labelled USB sticks posted to Sarah Martin by Friday 21st August. If your music does not arrive you will be eliminated from the competition without refund. Postal address: Sarah Martin, PO Box 4533 Mount Maunganui South or Courier Address: Studio 162, 162 Durham Street, Tauranga, 3110. USB sticks will be returned to school Hip Hop group managers at registration.
  • Saturday 5th September – The 17th Anchor AIMS Games International Sporting Championships opens.
Anchor AIMS Games app
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Tournament Information

Venue

Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui

Judges

  • Hip Hop will have three experienced judges which will be chosen by the code manager.
  • Judging criteria sheets will be available to view on the Anchor AIMS Games website from April.

Event Information

Sunday 6th September

Opening Ceremony at the Trustpower Arena, Baypark
First show – 3.00pm, Second show – 7.00pm

Wednesday 9th September PLEASE NOTE: In 2020 there will be a Preliminary and Finals round of competition. All competing teams will advance to finals.

Registration – 10.00am
Technical rehearsal – 10.30am
Doors open to the public for Prelims – 2.15pm
Hip Hop Prelims Performance – 2.30pm
Doors open to the public for Finals – 6.30pm
Hip Hop Finals Performance – 7.00pm

Ticket Sales

All are welcome at the Anchor AIMS Games Hip Hop prelims and finals.

A show not to be missed - Anchor AIMS Games Hip Hop. An exciting new venue, funky costumes, attitude and smooth moves are showcased at the Hip Hop extravaganza. Hip Hop is one of 23 codes delivered at the Anchor AIMS Games International Championships. It’s high intensity, upbeat and action packed. The creativity, groove, and confidence of the competitors is unbelievable – a bit of everything!

Details for the Prelims:
  • Date - Wednesday 9th September
  • Venue - Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui
  • Entry fee - Chair Seating $10.00, Floor Seating $5.00
  • Due to limited space there’s NO free entry for AIMS Games athletes competing in other codes this year (they are required to purchase a ticket to attend)
  • Get in QUICK, it will be a sell-out (limited to 850 tickets)
  • Tickets go on sale from 8th July through TIcketek
Prelims event timetable:
  • Registration - 10.00am
  • Technical rehearsal - 10.30am 
  • Box Office open – 1.00pm
  • Doors open to the public - 2.15pm
  • Prelims Performance - 2.30pm to 5.00pm
Details for the Finals:
  • Date - Wednesday 9th September
  • Venue - Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui
  • Entry fee - Chair Seating $15.00, Floor Seating $10.00
  • Due to limited space there’s NO free entry for AIMS Games athletes competing in other codes this year (they are required to purchase a ticket to attend)
  • Get in QUICK, it will be a sell-out (limited to 950 tickets)
  • Tickets go on sale from 8th July through TIcketek
Finals event timetable:
  • Box Office open – 6.00pm
  • Doors open to the public - 6.30pm
  • Finals Performance - 7.00pm to 9.30pm

Hip Hop Routine Requirements

  • Strictly only one team per school - minimum of six participants and maximum of 12 participants.
  • May be all female, all male or mixed gender. May be a mixture of ages, but must be from the same school.
  • Attire should be reflective of Funk and Hip Hop style. No revealing clothing to be worn. Foot ware must be clean. No bare feet.
  • The competition performance area will be 10 metres wide by 8 metres deep on a wooden stage floor (no gym mats).
  • Music must be between one minute thirty seconds and two minutes long (1:30 - 2:00). It can be either instrumental or have words.
  • Teams are required to supply their own music (No CDs will be accepted – only USB’s or emailed links). Music must be clearly labelled with school and performance group name.
  • Music must be suitable for general audience viewing and must not contain inappropriate or offensive language.
  • Choreography
    1. Choreography should reflect the authenticity of urban street dancing. You must show a minimum of three hip hop dance styles.
    2. Styles can include but are not limited to Breaking, Bboy/Bgirl, Dancehall, House, Krump, Locking, New Jack Swing, Popping, Stepping, Studio Choreography, Vogueing, Waacking,
  • Technique / Skill / Execution
    1. Crews should attempt and successfully achieve complex choreography and demonstrate a variety of hip hop dance styles executed correctly showing an understanding of the foundations.
  • Musicality / Synchronisation / Timing
    1. Movements should be chosen to relate to the music.
    2. Dancers should aim to stay in time with the music, moving to the beat and using identifiable phrases to construct the routine’s choreography.
  • Performance Intensity and Presentation
    1. Dancers should aim to perform the routine entirely without showing any tiredness or lack of energy.
    2. Attitude and energy should reflect a street style.
    3. Projection of the crew members should be consistently strong throughout the entire performance, with confidence measured by eye contact, body movement and facial expression.
  • Originality and Creativity
    1. Crews should aim to leave a lasting impression.
    2. Choreography should include unique ways to get down onto and off the floor, transitions, music editing, clothing and the unique look that sets you apart from the other routines.
    3. Be fresh with all aspects of your routine.

Urban Dance can network you with experienced choreographers to talk to or to assist with creating your performance piece.

Programme

A programme for the Hip Hop Crews order will be emailed to all managers prior to the event.

Music

For planning purposes all high quality music for Hip Hop sets must be emailed to Sarah Martin at sarah@urbandance.org.nz or well labelled USB sticks posted to Sarah Martin by Friday 21st August. If your music does not arrive you will be eliminated from the competition without refund. Postal address: Sarah Martin, PO Box 4533 Mount Maunganui South or Courier Address: Studio 162, 162 Durham Street, Tauranga, 3110. USB sticks will be returned to school Hip Hop group managers at registration.

Award Presentations

Hip Hop presentations will be made at the conclusion of the division. Medals will be awarded for 1st - 3rd place.

 
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