IFDPA Disney Themed Challenge
It wouldn’t be a true IFDPA event without the opportunity for dancers to embrace the world of Disney’s music, theatre and films, in a magical themed challenge! Choose your favourite song or theme, design your costumes and get ready to wow the judges!
Join with your dance partner and recreate one of those magical Disney combinations of Prince and Princesses, or the likes of Timone and Pumba, Peter Pan and Wendy... the opportunities are endless! The dance floor is yours take the chance to sparkle.
Adaptions may need to be made to our rules, social distancing measures and provision, in accordance with the latest Government guidelines and updates, up to and including the day of the event.
All performances (with more than 1 dancer) must adhere to the latest government social distancing guidelines/advice, as published on the date of the event.
To help us adhere to relevant government social distancing guidelines/advice in changing, holding and performance areas, a maximum of 20 performers for all group and showcase entries is permitted.
A dancer cannot compete against themselves in any category (for example a school may enter several different group entries into one age category, but no dancer can feature in more than one group per age category).
£20 per person for each Duo entry
£20 per person for each Group entry
Disney Themed Challenge Age / Category Definitions
Primary Ages 3 to 7 Years
• Primary Group Disney
• Primary Duo Disney
Junior Ages 8 to 12 Years
• Junior Group Disney
• Junior Duo Disney
Senior Ages 13 Years and above
• Senior Group Disney
• Senior Duo Disney
All Ages 3 Years and above
• All Age Group Disney
Disney Themed Challenge Category Definition
The only set criteria is the piece must have a Disney theme.
• Awards will be given to celebrate every aspect of The Disney Themed Challenge performance
• In each Duo and Group Category, Awards will be given by the judges for overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd places based 50% on entertainment value and 50% on technique.
Additional awards will be given based on the judge’s opinion for:
Best Costume Characterization
Awarded to the routine in the judge’s opinion, that best portrays the Costume Characterization. Judges will be looking for the routine that best incorporates and portrays the Disney costuming and character/s with their choreography and performance.
Best Musical Interpretation
Awarded to the routine in the judge’s opinion, that best portrays the Musical Interpretation. Judges will be looking for the routine that best links the Disney music with their choreography and performance.
Best Storytelling through Choreography
Awarded to the routine in the judge’s opinion, that best portrays the Storytelling through Choreography. Judges will be looking for the routine that best tells the Disney story through their choreography and performance.