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​)
Junior Professional Female Soloist Category
STARLETTE
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee)
GROUP ​Category
RAKSTAR
(3 members $150.00 + $5.00 Fee)
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
​Rakstar Crown.
Rakstar Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Complete VIP Package to Rakstar 2017
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2017.
​Complete Package to Heshk Beshk Festival (Italy) 2017
Performance opportunity at Heshk Beshk Festival 2017.
A Joharah International 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 2017
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Rakstar  Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to Rakstar 2017.
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)     
​****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 2017.
​Certificate signed by all the Judges.  
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2017.
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 2017
Performance ​ in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2017
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set
Vendors gifts.

SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Mr. Rakstar Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One full Package ​to Rakstar 2017.
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
​Mr. Rakstar Trophy.
One workshop to Rakstar 2017.
Certificate signed by all of the judges.

Professional Category - RAKSTAR: Must have 6 or more years of professional dance experience
Junior Professional Category - STARLETTE and MR. RAKSTAR: Must have 3-5 years of professional dance experience. 
STARLETTE TEEN SOLOIST: Age range 13-19 years old​.
STARLETTE JUNIOR SOLOIST: Age range 6-12 years old.​
RAKSTAR GROUP: Age range 20 years old + (3 members minimum) 
STARLETTE YOUTH GROUP: Age range 9-18 years old (3 members minimum)

*SOLOIST: Contestants must be registered for ONE FULL DAY of workshops at the Rakstar event.
*JUNIOR SOLOIST: Contestants must be registered for a 3 workshops Package minimum, or sell 9 tickets to Competition night.​
*GROUP:
Every membermust be signed 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.
Proof of workshop registration of each member 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, 2016.  All contestants should have a backup CD or USB.
                                                  TIME LIMITS
​*Preliminaries: 3 minutes limit for each individual in either category.
*Finals: 4 minutes limit for each individual in either category.
Starlette Teen Soloist: 4 minutes.
Starlette Junior Soloist: 3 minutes.
Starlette Youth Group: 5 minutes.
Rakstar​ Group: 6 minutes. 
***Anything over the time limit will be cut off!***
​*Arabic Oriental music only. No folklore or fusion. 
​*No props allowed with the exception of a veil, wings for an entrance or sagat/zills.
​*Performance must be onstage.
​​*All contestants must fill in a Performer Form and Performer Release Form, which must be turned in by Sept 1, 2016.
​*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)
COMPETITION PRELIMINARIES are to be held on  Thursday September 29, 2016at 7:30 p.m. /call time 7:00 p.m. at The Alexander Hotel Ballroom. There is no preliminary round for the Rakstar Group, Starlette Youth Group, Starlette Teen Soloist, and Starlette Junior Soloist categories.

The top 5 finalists in each of the categories Rakstar & Starlette will continue to the final round on Sunday October 2, 2016 at 7:30PM. / ​Call time 7:00 p.m.

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.
All tickets purchased online will be available at Will Call. Please bring your receipt and ID.

Public metered parking lot available one building North of the hotel. There is a fee for valet parking
Win the coveted crown of Rakstar, Starlette, Starlette TeenMr. Rakstar, the title of Rakstar Group and Starlette Teen Group   at the Ultimate Bellydance Event of the DECADE!   ​​You will be judged by the most legendary artists in the Oriental Dance world today,  ​​Yousry Sharif, Tito Seif, Saida, Munique Neith, Anna Borisova and Jihan Jamal.
​​Winning this crown and title gives you immediate notoriety and credibility worldwide! 
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 2016

​Select you category 

We reserve  the right to admission
RAKSTAR
SOLOISTS​ PRIZES
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
​Starlette Crown.
Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Complete VIP Package to Rakstar 2017
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2017.
​Complete Package to Cairo Festival Budapest(Hungry) 2017.
Performance opportunity at Cairo Festival Budapest 2017.
A Joharah International 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 2017
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to Rakstar 2017.
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
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REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL INFORMATION
2016

​REGISTRATION IS OPEN
GROUP ​Category
STARLETTE YOUTH
(3 members $150.00 + $5.00 Fee)
Junior Female Soloist Category
STARLETTE TEEN
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee)
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StARLETTE tEEN &
STARLETTE JUNIOR​

SOLOISTS PRIZES
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
​Starlette Teen Crown.
Starlette Teen Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Complete VIP Package to Rakstar 2017
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2017.
Complete Package to Yaa Halla Y'all 2017 (USA)
​Virginia CD & DVD Gift Set.
Vendors gifts.

SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Teen Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
​One full day Package to Rakstar 2017 
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Teen Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to Rakstar 2017.
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 2017.
​Certificate signed by all the Judges.  
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2017.
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
SOLOIST REGISTRATION/TECHNICAL/RELEASE FORMS
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
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September  28 - October 2, 2016 
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STARLETTE YOUTH
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