Entries are limited.  RESERVE NOW!
**Order of competitors are by reverse order received.   First received entry goes last. Last entry received will go first! 
Professional Female Soloist ​Category
RAKSTAR
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee​)
Semi Pro Female Soloist Category
STARLETTE
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee)
GROUP ​Category
RAKSTAR GROUP
(2 members $150.00 + $5.00 Fee)
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
​Rakstar $1,000.00 Cash!
​Rakstar Crown.
Rakstar Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Complete VIP Package to Rakstar 2019
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2019.
VIP Pass to Cairo Festival Budapest, Hungary 2019.
Performance opportunity at Cairo Festival Budapest.
A Bellydance Costume.
Virginia CD & DVD Gift Set.
Vendors gifts.

SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Rakstar  Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
​One full day Package to Rakstar 2019
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Rakstar  Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to Rakstar 2019.
Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.
**Categories without 3 or more entries, may be canceled. Competition fees will be refunded but workshop fees are non refundable.

**We reserve the right to stop anyone from performing if we deem necessary because of distasteful music, costuming, or other.

*Winners will be chosen by adding their individual scores from each of the judges in a variety of categories. If for some reason there is a tie, the judges will convene and choose a winner together. There will be a Winner (1st place), Runner up (2nd place) and third place (3rd) per category.  We will have a certified public accountant, who will be in charge of adding all of the votes with an assistant.

Example of the Score Sheets:
Technique/Musical. 
Interpretation/Emotional Interpretation.  
Stage presence/Use ​of stage.
Appearance (costuming/make up)
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​****Subject to change****

*TO REGISTER FILL THE FORM BELOW.
You will receive an email to confirm that ​we received your registration.

​Inquiries, registrations, and all release forms and music should be sent to:
competition@rakstar.net

     No Video recording or digital cameras       allowed during the Competition and ​Shows.

*Payments are not refundable.
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FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Rakstar Group Trophy.
One workshop per each member to Rakstar 2019.
​Certificate signed by all the Judges.  
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2019.
Vendors gifts.​​  
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SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Rakstar Group Trophy
​Certificate signed by all the judges.
Vendors gifts​.

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
​Rakstar Group Trophy.
C​ertificate signed by all the judges.
Vendors Gifts​​​

FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Mr. Rakstar Crown.
Mr. Rakstar  Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the Judges.
Complete VIP package to Rakstar 2019
Performance ​ in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2019
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set
Vendors gifts.

SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Mr. Rakstar Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One full Package ​to Rakstar 2019.
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
​Mr. Rakstar Trophy.
One workshop to Rakstar 2019.
Certificate signed by all of the judges.

RAKSTAR Professional Soloist Category: Must have 6 or more years of professional dance experience.
STARLETTE and MR. RAKSTAR Semi Pro CategoryMust have 3-5 years of professional dance experience. 
STARLETTE TEEN SOLOIST: Age range 13-19 years old​.
STARLETTE YOUTH SOLOIST: Age range 5-12 years old.​
RAKSTAR GROUP: Age range 14 years old & up + (2 members minimum). 
STARLETTE YOUTH GROUP: Age range 5-13 years old (3 members minimum).

*RAKSTAR PROFESSIONAL SOLOIST: Contestants must be registered for ONE FULL DAY  PACKAGE or 3 class workshop package workshops at the Rakstar event.
*STARLETTE & MR. RAKSTAR - SEMI PRO SOLOIST: Contestants must be registered for ONE FULL DAY  PACKAGE or 3 class workshop package workshops at the Rakstar event.
*STARLETTE TEEN & YOUTH SOLOIST: Contestants must be registered for ONE FULL DAY  PACKAGE or 3 class workshop package workshops at the Rakstar event or sell 9 tickets or more to the Friday Night Gala Show/Competition.
*GROUP:
Every member must be signed up for one of the options below:
1. Purchase a minimum of 2 workshops.
2. Purchase workshop and sell 3 tickets for Competition night.
3. Sell 7 tickets for Competition night.
4. Proof of workshop registration of each member and ticket sales is required.
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​*Only original choreography is accepted for Rakstar and Starlette soloist categories.
​*Professional grade music in MP3 format must be sent via email by September 1, 2018.  All contestants should have a backup CD or USB.
                                                  TIME LIMITS
​*Preliminaries:
Rakstar & Starlette:
3 minutes limit for each individual in either category.

​*Finals:
​​
Rakstar, Starlette, Mr. Rakstar, Starlette Teen Soloist: 4 minutes limit for each individual in either category.    ​Starlette Youth Soloist: 3 minutes        Groups: 5 minutes. 
***Anything over the time limit will be cut off!***
​*Performance must be onstage.
​​*All contestants must fill out and send back to competition@rakstar.net a Registration Form, Performer Release Form, and Technical Information Form, along with their music in the correct time in an MP3 format no later  than September 1, 2018.   These forms can be found below. 
​*Contestants may enter in one category or the other. If you are a contestant, you may not perform a second time in the Gala Shows unless you are part of a group.
Additional Group Member
($25.00 per member + $5.00 Fee)
Professional Male Soloist Category
​Mr.  RAKSTAR
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee)
Win the coveted crown of Rakstar, Starlette, Mr. Rakstar, Starlette Teen Solo, Starlette Youth Solo, Rakstar Group, and Starlette Youth Group.  Rakstar is one of the world's most prestigious International Bellydance Festivals and Miami's Premier Festival.​​You will be judged by the most legendary artists in the Oriental Dance world today,  ​​Yousry Sharif, Tito Seif, Saida, Mercedes Nieto, Anna Borisova and Jihan Jamal.

​​Winning this crown and title gives you immediate notoriety and credibility worldwide! 

​​COMPETITION PRELIMINARIES
are to be held on  Thursday October 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm (Subject to Change)/call time 9:30am at The Royal Palm Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida. There is no preliminary round for the Rakstar Group, Starlette Youth Group, Starlette Teen Soloist, and Starlette Youth Soloist categories.

The top 5 finalists in each of the categories Rakstar & Starlette will continue to the final round on Friday October 5, 2018 at TBA. / ​Call time TBA.

Different choreography or music is not required. The same choreography or music can be used for Preliminaries or and Final. ​This is at the competitors discretion.
To Register select your category and fill in the Registration Form
​(To complete the registration form you need your Paypal payment Confirmation Number)

Rakstar International Competition Registration

To register please complete this form.
Rakstar International Competition 2018 

​Select you category 

We reserve  the right to admission
RAKSTAR
SOLOISTS​ PRIZES
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
​$500.00 cash!
St​arlette Crown.
Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Complete VIP Package to Rakstar 2019
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2019.
​Complete Package to Cairo Khan Egypt 2019.
Performance opportunity at Cairo Khan Egypt 2019.
A Bellydancel Costume.
​Virginia CD & DVD Gift Set.
Vendors gifts.

SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
​One full day Package to Rakstar 2019
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to Rakstar 2019.
Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.
stARLETTE
SOLOISTS PRIZES
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RAKSTAR
GROUP​ PRIZES
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Mr. RAKSTAR
MALE SOLOISTS PRIZES
REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL INFORMATION
GROUP ​Category
STARLETTE YOUTH GROUP
(3 members $150.00 + $5.00 Fee)
Teen Female Soloist Category
STARLETTE TEEN SOLOIST
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee)
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StARLETTE tEEN &
STARLETTE YOUTH

SOLOISTS PRIZES
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
​Starlette Teen/Youth Crown.
Starlette Teen/Youth Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Complete VIP Package to  Rakstar 2019 (Starlette Teen)
Performance spot in the Opening Gala Show at Rakstar 2019.
Complete Package to Yaa Halla Y'all 2019
​Virginia CD & DVD Gift Set.
Vendors gifts.

SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Teen/Youth Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
​One full day Package to Rakstar 2019 
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Teen/Youth Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to Rakstar 2019.
Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.
STARLETTE YOUTH
GROUP​ PRIZES
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FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Teen Group Trophy.
One workshop per each member to Rakstar 2019.
​Certificate signed by all the Judges.  
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2019.
Vendors gifts.​​  
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SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Teen Group Trophy
​Certificate signed by all the judges.
Vendors gifts​.

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
​Starlette Teen Group Trophy.
C​ertificate signed by all the judges.
Vendors Gifts​​​

Additional Group Member
($25.00 per member)
Registration Form / Technical Information / Performer Release Forms CLICK HERE

​Please print these forms, complete the information and send them via email to competition@rakstar.net
group REGISTRATION/TECHNICAL/RELEASE FORMS
Registration Form / Technical Information / Performer Release Forms CLICK HERE

​Please print these forms, complete the information and send them via email to competition@rakstar.net
REGISTRATION IS OPEN

REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Junior Female Soloist Category
STARLETTE YOUTH SOLOIST
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee)
Select below:
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
OCTOBER 4TH - 7TH
​ MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - USA

Select below:
VENUE  - ​​​​ROYAL PALM HOTEL 1545 Collins Avenue Miami, FL 33139​​​​

Parking:  There are two municipal parking garages on 16th Street between Collins Ave & Washington Ave., this is less than 1 block from the venue at reasonable pricing.  There are also parking garages on Lincoln Road. 

There is a fee for valet parking it is $15.00 for the event you  must mention Rakstar.
SOLOIST REGISTRATION/TECHNICAL/RELEASE FORMS