Yaa Halla Y'all 2012
Yellow Rose of Texas Belly Dance Competition

 

All Yaa Halla, Y'all 2012 participants who are registered in one FULL day of Dance Workshops per Category of competition and all accompanying or competing musicians registered in two (2) workshops (drum or zills rhythm) per category are invited to be contestants in The Yellow Rose of Texas Belly Dance Competition.

Performer Registration is now closed.


THE CATEGORIES:

THURSDAY NIGHT COMPETITION

Rising Star  Solo (non-professional - Tribal/Fusion/Alternative and/or Cabaret)

Duet/Trio - Tribal/Fusion/Alternative and/or Cabaret

Tribal/Fusion/Alternative Professional Solo (experienced)

FRIDAY NIGHT COMPETITION

Tribal/Fusion/Alternative and/or Cabaret Troupes (4 or more)

Cabaret Professional Solo (experienced teacher or professional dancer)

SATURDAY NIGHT COMPETITION

Drum Groups (hand drums and other hand held percussion instruments)


Winners of a category in the previous year's competition may not compete in the same category the following year.  (Example:  If you won in the Rising Star category in 2011, you may not compete in that category in 2012)   However, if you placed second or third in any category, you may compete in the same category this year.


Category Requirements

Rising Star Solo - Under 5 years experience in dance and/or pre-professional, non-restaurant performer, a non-teacher, and may be Tribal/Fusion/Alternative or Cabaret

Duet/Trio - Any length of time dancing, and may be Tribal/Fusion/Alternative or Cabaret

Tribal/Fusion Professional Solo - 5 years or more experience in dance, and/or teacher and/or paid professional, restaurant performer, and must be Tribal/Fusion/Alternative

Troupe (4 performers or more) - Any length of time dancing, may be Tribal/Fusion/Alternative and/or Cabaret

Cabaret Professional Solo - 5 years or more experience in dance, and/or teacher and/or paid professional, restaurant performer, and must be Cabaret

Drum Groups - 3 to 5 members, no traps, hand drums and/or other hand held percussion instruments


The times allowed for the People's Choice Award performances for ALL CATEGORIES are:

Rising Star: Up to 4 minutes
Professional Solo:  Up to 5 minutes
Duet/Trio: Up to 5 minutes
Troupe (4 or more performers): Up to 7 minutes
Drum Group (3 to 5 members): Up to 5 minutes


Trophy, Cash and Additional Prizes!!!

First Place Winners are invited, and should be prepared, to perform as special guest dancers
in Saturday Night's Gala Show of Stars!

First Place Winners will be awarded a trophy, cash and additional prizes,
PLUS  be acknowledged on the website and in an upcoming issue of The Belly Dance Chronicles Magazine.


There will be a Show of Stars Thursday & Friday while the votes are tallied.

*** Voting for the Yellow Rose of Texas Belly Dance Competition will be a combination of the audience's Peoples Choice, and votes from a judges' panel of acclaimed Professionals in our field.

Ballots will be handed out at the beginning of each category each night.

Only audience members who are present for the beginning of each category will be eligible to vote!!!


Click below to see the 2011  Winners!!
Cabaret Category  //  Tribal/Alternative Category

Click below to see the 2010  Winners!!
Cabaret Category  //  Tribal/Alternative Category

Click below to see the 2009 Winners!!
Cabaret Category  //  Tribal/Alternative Category

Click here to see the 2008 Winners!!

Click here to see the 2007 Winners!!


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