What revolutions per second (RPM’s) means to cars; are beats per minute (BPM’s) to music.

Category Rules
  • Dancers must dance to the basic timing of each song.
  • One slow song and one fast song will be played for each heat.
  • Progressing through to next round of heats will have the songs speed or tempo progressively getting slower and faster for the slow and fast songs respectively.
  • Double timed moves for slow songs and half timed moves for fast songs are not allowed.
  • Slow song BPM’s range 100 to 50 bpm & fast song 130 to 180 bpm.
  • Only Ceroc Modern Jive is to be danced.
  • No aerials allowed.
  • Same sex couples allowed.
  • Champion, Advanced B & A dancers cannot compete together.
Judging Criteria

Competitors will be judged on the following, refer to specific regional event details for the order of importance.

  • Timing (Basic timing for each song)
  • Partnership
  • Musicality
  • Presentation
  • Technique
  • Moves