Rainha e Rei do Samba USA 2016

Samba Performers presents the 3nd annual Rainha e Rei do Samba USA 2016! This event is for every samba dancer in the U.S.! There will be workshops, parties, and of course a contest. The event starts Friday, October 7th and ends Sunday, October 9th. The contest will take place October 9th.

 

Samba Queen Preparation workshops

Give yourself the very best chance to perform and compete at your peak by attending this intensive preparation workshop! International Samba instructor, performer and Muse of Rio Carnival Mishel Jemma Finlayson (Sambaliscious Australia/Rio) will take you through key techniques to get comp ready!


Rainha e Rei do Samba 2016!!

Sunday, October 9th 2016

Here is your live music for your 1 1/2 minute solo set. Get your practice on!


Scoring Information

Judging
Each entry will be judged by a panel of 6 adjudicators. All adjudicators are highly sought after judges, teachers, choreographers and performers.

Marking System
Rainha e Rei do Samba prides itself on a fair and unbiased marking system. The adjudicators will score each entry out of 100. The highest and lowest scores will be thrown out. The remaining four scores will be summed and averaged to produce the final score out of 100. In the event of a tie, the highest technical score will win.



Solo entry judging criteria

MUSICALITY and EXPRESSION: 20 points
The basic characterization of samba and adherence to musical phrasing and accents. Focusing on the beat of the live bateria.

POWER and ENERGY: 20 points
Energy is exciting to watch! Strength and control must be exhibited as well.

COSTUME and PRESENTATION: 20 points
How the visual performer presents his or herself.

TECHNIQUE and DIFFICULTY: 20 points
Do the movements require a high level of skill?

AUTHENTICITY: 20 points
How the performer represents the culture and tradition of Brazilian Samba.



Group entry judging criteria

CREATIVITY, CHOREOGRAPHY and FORMATION: 20 points
Originality, link between sections and flow


MUSICALITY: 20 points
Complimentary to the beat of the music

SYNCHRONIZATION/TEAMWORK: 20 points
How tight the group is, working through each section of the dance

TECHNIQUE and DIFFICULTY: 20 points
Do the movements require a high level of skill?

ENTERTAINMENT and SHOWMANSHIP: 20 points
How exciting and interesting the routine is

Group consists of a minimum of 3 performers to a song of their choice up to 4 minutes long.


Packages

Platinum Package: $225 ($145 savings)

  • 1 x Friday 3 hour Samba Queen Preparation workshop
  • 1 x Full day of Workshops on Saturday
  • 1 x Entry for solo Competition
  • 1 x Single entry for group Competition

Gold Package: $200 ($135 savings)

  • 1 x Friday 3 hour Samba Queen Preparation workshop
  • 1 x Full day of Workshops on Saturday
  • 1 x Entry for solo Competition

Silver Package: $150 ($110 savings)

  • 1 x Friday 3 hour Samba Queen Preparation workshop
  • 1 x Full day of Workshops on Saturday

Bronze Package: $140 ($70 savings)

  • 1 x Full day of Workshops on Saturday

Individual purchases

Friday workshop only: $50

Single Saturday workshop $35 (each workshop)


Registration for Samba queen or king only ($75 presale price)

Group Competition Registration $35 per competitor (group is 3 or more)

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CONTACT

480.510.4741

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SAMBA PERFORMERS
4113 N. 7th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(Enter from rear, parking on 6th St. dr.)

CLASSES

Monday

Beginner's Brazilian Samba: 8:15p - 9:15p

Wednesday

Kid's Brazilian Samba: 5:15p - 6:15p

Thursday

Brazilian Samba: 7:45p - 8:45p
Open rehearsal/Choreography: 9:00p - 10:00p

Saturday

Brazilian Samba: 3:00p - 4:00p
Open rehearsal/Choreography: 4:15p - 5:15p