4th November 2017

Location: Tramshed, Cardiff, CF11 6QP

Categories & Competitors

All competitors must be 18+ (younger with full parental consent) and live in the UK. This is a no shoes competition; we want to see your toes!

 CLOSING DATE FOR VIDEO ENTRIES IS midnight 23rd SEPEMBER 2017 .  The top 5 entries (as decided by our judges) from each category will make it through to the finals on 19th November.  Should a category receive less than 5 entries it will not be submitted to the judges for video heats as all competitors will instantly receive a place in the final, and the additional spaces will be given to the busier categories. Videos should be uploaded onto you vimeo and the link shared with info@welshaerialandpolechampionships.co.uk

The competition will be split into 8 categories:


PERFORMER: This is the ideal category for beginners and persons with limited pole experience. Mark is based upon performance, spins and basic inverts.  Must not have used pole dancing as a main source of income.  Levels 1,2 and 3 of the PDC Syllabus.  Music must be a minimum 3 minutes in length but no longer than 3 mins 30 secs.

INTERMEDIATE: Mark based on performance, all spins and basic inverts/tricks accepted, i.e. Scorpio Plank, Extended Butterfly and Cupid. Must not have used pole dancing as a main source of income. Minimum of 4 moves @  Level 4 of the PDC Syllabus.  Music must be a minimum 3 minutes in length but no longer than 3 mins 30 secs.  

ADVANCED: This is for the more experienced dancer. Must not have used pole dancing as a main source of income.   Must use a minimum of 4  Moves @  Level 5 of the PDC Syllabus i.e.  Ayesha, ShoulderMount, and Caterpiller Climb.  Moves from a higher level are acceptable but not compulsary.  Music must be a minimum 3 minutes in length but no longer than 3 mins 30 secs.  

POLE PROFESSIONALS: All pole tricks included. Open to anyone who has used pole dance as a predominant source of income, including dancers and Pole Instructors (including those that don't teach but have completed a recognised instructors course) .   Must use a minimum of 3 Moves at level 5 and 2 Moves @ level 6 of the PDC Syllabus i.e. Iron X and Batwing.  Music must be a minimum 4 minutes in length but no longer than 4 mins 30 secs. 

DOUBLES: All pole tricks permitted.  Music must be a minimum 3 minutes 30 secs in length but no longer than 4 minutes.

There are 2 Single Point Hoop sizes available for competitors to chose from, 900mm (35") or 1000mm (39").  If neither is suitabe competitors are able to bring their own single point hoop.  Please message up with your choice of hoop in advance.

INTERMEDIATE HOOP:  Ideal category for less experienced, amateur aerialists. No Instructors permitted. No use of top bar or strops. No drops permitted.  3 point contact at all times above the bottom bar. Elbow hangs permitted under bottom bar but no foot hangs.

ADVANCED HOOP: Anything goes! a category for the experienced amateur.

PROFESSIONAL HOOP: Anything goes!  Instructors and paid performers only.

IF YOU PERFORM MORE THAN 2 ILLEGAL MOVES DURING YOUR DANCE YOU WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED.  In order to avoid this please check out the PDC Syllabus by clicking the link below:

Pole Dance Syllabus

Please note that all competitors will be required to pay a £15 NON-REFUNDABLE fee.  This will help to cover the costs of the competition.  Doubles are considered as one act and therefore also pay £15.

Sylabys PDC

This Year's Competitors - Cystedleuwyr Eleni

Paige Tolhurst
Sarah Jones
Verity Ridgeway                                                        

Claire Patrick
Lauren Robins
Ben Archer
Charlotte Barnett
Katie Cargill
Eleanor Coyne
Deborah Morgan
Hazel Pincher



Denise Marchant
Siana Fflur
Katie Gallacher

Jo Micklewight

Samara Robertson
Deborah Wilkshire
Hazel Harris
Lidiah Alexandria

Katie Gallacher
Natasha Morgan
Beth Thomas



Please make paypal payments of £15.00 to info@welshaerialandpolechampionships.co.uk 

or makes cheques payable to Pagan's Pole



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