Rules of duel dance battle

The meaning of duel battle is a duel of two competitors of similar dance level. The participation is free of charge if you choose the first seniority level of judge (“Judge”)

  1. Start your video.

The user can choose the following status “Do not disturb”, “Ready for battle”, “Ready for competition”, “Ready for battle and competition”. The user should download his video in his personal profile  and chose the status (“preview not available”, “available for friends”, “available for dance team”, “available for friends and dance team”.

The user registered in the website should download only those video where he is participating himself as a dancer. The video must correspond to the following criteria:

  • The content of video is dancing;

  • Dance composition should belong to the session registered;

  • The user has informed correctly in the application form his sex, age and type of  member

  • The video meets corresponding quality level in order to judge ably.

  1. Choose your adversary. The user should choose an adversary. The website search engine will propose the list of competitors to whom the battle request can be sent. By default there is a list of registered users with the following corresponding parameters:

  • In the video list there is at least one video of the corresponding session ;

  • There is a status “ready for battle”, “ready for battle and competition”;

  • Competitors have the same type of user;

  • Disabilities (if the user is disable) .

  1. Challenge. After choosing the adversary , the user sends a challenge battle request as a standard message.  The responding participant should reply the challenge, preselected level of judge and type of the battle (open, closed). Should at least one parameter not correspond to the challenge, the challenge must be rejected. “Master judge” and “Guru” judgment is paid according to the website tariffs. Service “Judge” for duel battle is free of charge. The challenge should be responded in 48 hours. If there is no response, the challenge (the request) will not be replied.

  2. Take part in the battle. The website will define the required level of judge. It is done within a limited period 24 hours after receiving the request.

There are the following criteria to judge duel battles:

  •  Musicality – able to show the rhythm and the music

  • Pure performance – the technics of dance movements, for team – timing for all dancers

  • Original style – the difference and the soleness of dance, interesting elements and style of movements

  • Action and performance – character of dance, efficiency, convincing dance

  • Complexity of elements and movements

  • The balanced logic of choreography, meaning of the dance choreography from beginning to end, music passage

  • New video. No previous participation

The judges compare video by each parameter. Each parameter’s advantage is one point.

For each participation in the battle there is a maximum of seven points. If the competitor wins 5 times with 4 or more points in one dance, then he gets the next level automatically in this type of dance. All points are calculated and added to the battle rating. If the participant does not agree on the result he can claim by letter in his personal profile to Dance Battle administration.


Rules of team dance battle

Any participant registered in our website can form or join a team in our site. A team could be created by any registered user in his personal profile. The user can join many teams.  

Create dance team / join dance team.

The user that created a team first is a team speaker. The speaker sends and confirms applications for duel battles on behalf of the team. He also confirms participation in open and closed competitions; he has a right to include and to cancel participation of new members. The speaker can show the following status for his team: “Do not disturb” “Ready for battle” “Ready for completion”, “Ready for battle and competition”. The team has a common list of video. New members of the team can be confirmed by the speaker only. Members of the team have common parameters:

- the same session with speaker’s application form and other members (at least one of them)

- there are common disabilities (for disable users)

- type of user corresponds members of the speakers’ team

Users can address a standard request to the speaker and upon receiving positive answer they can join the team.

  1. Download the video. The team speaker requesting for battle chooses one of the video from each member (the same dancing session). Each member of the team should define the status of the video installed: “not available for preview”, “available for friends”, “available for team”, “available for friends and team”, “available for everybody”

  2. Choose the adversary. The speaker should choose the adversary. After the search is done by website there is list of speakers of dance teams in order to choose between them and to send an application for duel battle. The speaker has to define an adversary. There is the following list of speakers by default:

  • The same type of user;

  • Similar disabilities;

  • In the list of video of the team there is at least one video of the same session that session of the team who calls for the battle;

  • Status of the team “ready for battle”, “ready for battle and completion”.

  1. Challenge by application. As soon as the adversary is defined the speaker sends a standard message to call for the battle. If one of the speakers defines the battle type (open or closed) that does not correspond to battle type of the applied team, then the battle should be closed type of battle. If there are different levels of judge applied, by default it will be junior level. Should services Master judge and Guru be applied then there is a corresponding fee to pay. The limited time for battle application confirmation is 48 hours. Upon confirmation of the battle application it is necessary to pay the service of judge within 24 hours. If there is no response, the battle will not happen. If the payment is not done by all members of the team, the battle will be postponed till full payment.

  • Participate in the battle. In order to judge the battle corresponding level of judge is defined by website within 24 hours.

There are the following criteria to judge the battle:

  • Musicality – able to show the rhythm and the music

  • Pure performance – the technics of dance movements, for team – timing for all dancers

  • Original style – the difference and the soleness of dance, interesting elements and style of movements

  • Action and performance – character of dance, efficiency, convincing dance

  • Complexity of elements and movements

  • The balanced logic of choreography, meaning of the dance choreography from beginning to end, music passage

  • New video. No previous participation


Each video gets from 1 till 5 points. As a result the video during one round can get the maximum of 30 points (6x5)

If the number of video is equal, the total number of points are summarized and compared with the total of another team.

The winner is the team with maximum point. If the number of the points is equal, the winner is less qualified team or older team. If the number of video is not the same between the teams, all points are calculated and divided by the number of participants.  The winner is defined by maximum average quantity of points. If the number of the points is equal, the winner is less qualified team or older team.

The result is summarized and added to the total battle rating of the team. Individual rating of the member is added to the total battle rating of the team.


Rules of open dance competition “Open challenge”

There are open dance challenge competitions every trimester of the year. Competitions can be held for each dance session, age, level and type of user, there is each corresponding part for this competition.  The user can present different video for each round. Different judges work for each part of the competition. Downloaded video on “Dance floor“ are available for preview after start of competition to all users of the website, they are also available for comments and “bears” for registered users. The rounds can start simultaneously.

In the open challenge competition users can present new video for each round. The same video can participate in different rounds too. When the open dance challenge has started, only users that received a confirmation can participate in it.

Receive your confirmation. The competition is announced 14 days before its scheduled date by sending invitations. The following users can receive an invitation: with status “ready for competition”, “ready for battle and competition”. Depending on the number of dance session in the application form, users can receive invitation to take part in one or several sessions of this open competition, in the corresponding part of the competition. If the user changed his status after dispatching invitations, he can apply for corresponding session himself.

Proceed with payment in order to participate. Upon receiving invitation the user should pay his participation in the competition choosing the convenient mode of payment.  After this he receives a confirmation of his participation. Payment should be done within 24 hours after notification.

Take part in the competition.

There are the following criteria to judge the competition:

  • Musicality – able to show the rhythm and the music

  • Pure performance – the technics of dance movements, for team – timing for all dancers

  • Original style – the difference and the soleness of dance, interesting elements and style of movements

  • Action and performance – character of dance, efficiency, convincing dance

  • Complexity of elements and movements

  • The balanced logic of choreography, meaning of the dance choreography from beginning to end, music passage

  • New video. No previous participation

Each video gets from 1 till 5 points from judge. The evaluation can be fractional (for example, 1,3 points) As a result the video during one round can get the maximum of 30 points (6x5)

The total is scored by the best evaluated video (from the list of the video presented by participant). If there is only one video, it is evaluated as total. If the number of points is equal ,

the winner is the participant with the best battle rating (from the moment of registration till now). If even the ratings are equal, then the winner is decided by computer by unknown choice. The result is summarized and added to the total battle individual rating of the person.



Rules of open regular competition “Last of the heroes”

This type of competition is organized each month. The competition can be held for different sessions, age, dance level, type of the user, there can be different parts of competition.

There are three rounds in regular competition “Last of the heroes”. “Hard battle” “Semi-final” “Final”. Presented video by participants are available to all users of the website, for comments and “bears”. The rounds are done one after another. Different video can be presented for each round and the same can be presented for each round too.

  1. Receive your invitation

The competition is announced 14 days before its scheduled date by sending invitations. The following users can receive an invitation: with status “ready for competition”, “ready for battle and competition”. Depending on the number of dance session in the application form, users can receive invitation to take part in one or several sessions of this open competition, in the corresponding part of the competition. If the user changed his status after dispatching invitations, he can apply for corresponding session himself.


  1. Proceed with payment in order to participate. Upon receiving invitation the user should pay his participation in the competition choosing the convenient mode of payment.  After this he receives a confirmation of his participation. Payment should be done within 24 hours after notification.

Take part in the competition. Upon results “Hard battle” 4 participants have been defined. They got maximum points and can participate in the next round “ Semi-final” . Semi-final round has the same rules as duel battles. Each of the round is judged by different judge, selected by computer. The winners of semi-final can participate in final round. New judge is selected by computer.

There are the following criteria to judge the competition “Last of the heros”:

  • Musicality – able to show the rhythm and the music

  • Pure performance – the technics of dance movements, for team – timing for all dancers

  • Original style – the difference and the soleness of dance, interesting elements and style of movements

  • Action and performance – character of dance, efficiency, convincing dance

  • Complexity of elements and movements

  • The balanced logic of choreography, meaning of the dance choreography from beginning to end, music passage

  • New video. No previous participation

Each video gets from 1 till 5 points from judge. The evaluation can be fractional (for example, 1,3 points) As a result the video during one round can get the maximum of 30 points (6x5)

The total is scored by the best evaluated video (from the list of the video presented by participant). If there is only one video, it is evaluated as total. If the number of points is equal ,

the winner is the participant with the best battle rating (from the moment of registration till now). If even the ratings are equal, then the winner is decided by computer by unknown choice. The result is summarized and added to the total battle individual rating of the person.


Video of the rounds “Semi-final” and “Final” are evaluated according to the rules of duel battles.



Rules of open dance competition “Fist to fist”

Dance Battle suggests the organization of team open dance competition every trimester. They are organized for each session , age (average age between the team), dance level (average dance level of the team) and type of participant. There are separate parts in each competition.  Regular team open dance competition has two rounds. The speaker should present different video for each round with members of his team participating. Each new round is judged by different judges. The list of video presented in the dance floor of the website is available for every web user, it is also available for comments and bears of registered users. The rounds are organized simultaneously.

  1. Receive your invitation

The competition is announced 14 days before its scheduled date by sending invitations. Speakers receive an invitation, the invitation is sent to the speakers with status “ready for competition”, “ready for battle and competition”. Depending on the number of dance session in the application form, speakers can receive invitation to take part in one or several sessions of this open competition, in the corresponding part of the competition. All team members also receive invitations.


  1. Proceed with payment in order to participate. Upon receiving the invitation and confirming the participation of the team the speaker choose 2 video of the same registered session from each member of his team from the list of video of the team.  After this he should choose a convenient mode of payment and proceed with payment.  The payment should be done within 24 hours after notification.

  2. Take part in the competition.

There are the following criteria to judge regular team open dance competitions:  

  • Musicality – able to show the rhythm and the music

  • Pure performance – the technics of dance movements, for team – timing for all dancers

  • Original style – the difference and the soleness of dance, interesting elements and style of movements

  • Action and performance – character of dance, efficiency, convincing dance

  • Complexity of elements and movements

  • The balanced logic of choreography, meaning of the dance choreography from beginning to end, music passage

  • New video. No previous participation

Each video gets from 1 till 5 points from judge. The evaluation can be fractional (for example, 1,3 points) As a result the video during one round can get the maximum of 30 points (6x5)

The total for two rounds can be maximum 60 points (2x30). Total number of points is scored and divided by the number of members. If the number of points is equal ,

the winner is the team with maximum quantity of video. If the quantity of video is equal, then the winner is decided by maximum battle rating. If even this battle rating is equal, then the winner is decided by computer by unknown choice. The individual result is summarized and added to the total battle individual rating of the person. The team battle result is also scored and added to the total battle rating of the team.