Newcomer Team Rules
  • All competitors that are on the floor once the music commences are deemed part of the Team and are subject to the judging criteria and competition rules.
  • Open to competitors with 2 points or less.
  • Team couples may be same sex.
  • The Team will dance a choreographed performance to their choice of music 2 minutes long.
  • The start of the performance is signalled by any audio, whether it be music, narration or sound effects including vocalised or physical (stomping/clapping etc).
  • Teams must have a minimum of three couples.
  • Moves allowed are the Ceroc® Beginner moves as listed below after Judging Criteria.
Newcomer Team Judging Criteria

Newcomer Teams will be judged on the following, listed in order of importance.

  • Timing
  • Technique
  • Teamwork
  • Choreography
  • Presentation
Newcomer Moves List

Arm Jive
Accordian
Break Through
Ceroc Spin
First Move
Manhattan
Return
Squeezebox
American Spin
Left Side Change
Catapult
Fan
Hatchback
Man’s Comb
Shoulder Block
Step Across
Back Pass
Wurlitzer
Ceroc New Yorker
Figure Of 8
Loop Throughs
Push Spin
Slide Break
Travelling Return
Basket
Yoyo

For more information refer to the:

Ceroc NZ Competition Rules, Categories and Judging Criteria.