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 2020
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2020.
VIP Pass to
TBA.
Performance opportunity at TBA.
Virginia CD & DVD Gift Set.
Vendors gifts.


SECOND PLACE WINNER:

Rakstar  Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
​One full day Package to 
Rakstar 2020
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​


THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Rakstar  Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to 
Rakstar 2020.
Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.

FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Rakstar Group Trophy.
One workshop per each member to
Rakstar 2020.
​Certificate signed by all the Judges.  
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2020.
Vendors gifts.​​  

​ 
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​​​

AGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
RAKSTAR Professional Soloist Category: Must have 6 or more years of professional dance experience.
STARLETTE Semi Pro Category:Must have 3-5 years of professional dance experience. 
​STARLETTE TEEN SOLOIST:Ages13-19 years old​.
STARLETTE YOUTH SOLOIST:Ages 5-12 years old.​
RAKSTAR GROUP:Age 14 years old & up + (2 members minimum). 
STARLETTE YOUTH GROUP: Ages 5-13 years old (3 members minimum).

WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS
- RAKSTAR PROFESSIONAL SOLOIST:Contestants must be registered for ONE FULL DAY  PACKAGE or 3 Class Workshop Package.
- STARLETTE: Contestants must be registered for ONE FULL DAY  PACKAGE or 3 Class Workshop Package.​
- STARLETTE TEEN & YOUTH SOLOIST: Contestants must be registered for ONE FULL DAY  PACKAGE or 3 Class Workshop Package or sell 9 tickets or more for 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 1 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.

 
MUSIC REQUIREMENTS & TIME LIMITS
​​RAKSTAR, Starlette, Starlette Teen Soloist: 4 minutes
Starlette Youth Soloist: 3 minutes       
Groups: 5 minutes.
***Anything over the time limit will be cut off!***
​*Professional grade music in MP3 format must be sent via email by September 1, 2019. All contestants should have a backup CD or USB.

ATTENTION!
** The categories Rakstar Solo and Starlette Solo MUST have 5 contestants in order to have that category compete**
**ONLY ORIGINAL CHOREOGRAPHY accepted for RAKSTAR Solo Category**
- Performance MUST be onstage.
​- Contestants may enter in one category or another.
- Order of competitors is by reverse order received; first to register goes last and last to register goes first.
- Contestants CANNOT perform in the Gala Shows unless they are part of a group.
- Categories without 3 or more entries, may be canceled. Competition fees will be refunded but workshop fees are non refundable.
- 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.
​- We reserve the right to stop anyone from performing if we deem necessary because of distasteful music, costuming, or other.
- No professional cameras allowed. Videos and photos of the competition and shows will be available to purchase at the event.
- **PAYMENTS ARE NON REFUNDABLE**

​​- All contestants must fill out the following forms: Registration Form, Performer Release Form, and Technical Information Form. These documents must be sent to competition@rakstar.netalong with music no later  than September 1, 2019. The forms can be found below. 

Additional Group Member
($25.00 per member + $5.00 Fee)
Win the coveted crowns of Rakstar, Starlette, 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, Wael Mansour, Jillina, Mahaila El Helwa, and Jihan Jamal. ​Winning this crown and title will give 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.
SELECT CATEGORY
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
$500.00 cash!
St​arlette Crown.
Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Complete VIP Package to
Rakstar 2020
Performance in the Stars Gala Show at Rakstar 2020.
​Complete Package to
TBA.
Performance opportunity at TBA.
​Virginia CD & DVD Gift Set.
Vendors gifts.

SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
​One full day Package to
Rakstar 2020
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.​


THIRD PLACE WINNER:

Starlette Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
One workshop to
Rakstar 2020.
Virginia CD & DVD gift set.
Vendor gifts.

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)
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
​Starlette Teen/Youth Crown.
Starlette Teen/Youth Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges. 
​Performance spot in the Opening Gala Show at Rakstar 2020.
​Virginia CD & DVD Gift Set and Vendors gifts.

​​Starlette Teen:
Complete VIP Package to Rakstar 2020.
Complete Package to TBA
Starlette Youth:
One full day Package to Rakstar 2020
​​
SECOND PLACE WINNER:

Starlette Teen/Youth Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.
​Virginia CD & DVD gift set and Vendor gifts.​

Starlette Teen:
​One full day Package to Rakstar 2020
Starlette Youth:
Two Workshops to Rakstar 2020

THIRD PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Teen/Youth Trophy.
Certificate signed by all the judges.

Starlette Teen/Youth:
​One workshop to Rakstar 2020.
Virginia CD & DVD gift set and Vendor gifts.
FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Youth Group Trophy.
One workshop per each member to
Rakstar 2020.
​Certificate signed by all the Judges.  
Performance in the Opening Gala Show at Rakstar 2020.
Vendors gifts.​​  

​ 
SECOND PLACE WINNER:
Starlette Youth Group Trophy
​Certificate signed by all the judges.
Vendors gifts​.


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

Additional Group Member
($25.00 per member)
SOLOIST 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
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
Junior Female Soloist Category
STARLETTE YOUTH SOLOIST
($100.00 + $5.00 Fee)
INTERNATIONAL BELLYDANCE FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 3RD - 6TH, 2019
​ MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - USA
VENUE FOR ALL WORKSHOPS, COMPETITION, AND SHOWS

​​​​ROYAL PALM HOTEL 1545 Collins Avenue Miami, FL 33139​​​​
Workshops and shows are held in The Great Room​

Parking:  There are two municipal parking garages on 16th Street between Collins Ave & Washington Ave. (Reasonable pricing and less than 1 block from venue). There are also parking garages on Lincoln Road. 

Valet parking at hotel is $15.00 if you mention RAKSTAR.

We reserve  the right to admission
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