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Kpop Dance Battle 2022

by Philippine KPOP Convention
The most-anticipated dance contest in the Kpop fandom is back – the Philippine KPOP Dance Battle is now on its 11th year and we are in search of the best of the best performers in the country who will take home the ultimate bragging rights.
Mechanics: (All necessary info’s are here. Please read thoroughly. Anyone from the Philippines who will attend the event can join the competition.)


1. The dance contest is open to groups consisting of 4-16 members and may be made up of all males or females or a combination of males and females. They do not necessarily have to be a cover group, but this competition is open to cover groups as well. If you’re a group of friends who just LOVES to dance, this contest is for YOU!

2. Shoot a video of your audition piece.

Start with a short introduction or a welcome message from your group (30 seconds max)
– The dance piece may be a mash-up of Kpop songs.
– Minimum of 3 1/2 minutes, maximum of 5 minutes
– This will serve as the group’s audition video

IMPORTANT: This should be a video specifically shot for this audition. Videos from past performances will not be considered.

ALSO IMPORTANT: Only one (1) dance/cover group per individual. One person joining two or more groups is STRICTLY NOT ALLOWED.

3. Upload your video on Youtube with the title format “[KCON11] Dance Battle Audition – GROUP NAME” and make sure you set the privacy settings to UNLISTED.

4. Please fill up this form: https://tinyurl.com/KPOPCON11DANCEBATTLE.

Online audition starts on November 20, 2022 and ends on December 18, 2022. Announcement of finalist will be on December 19, 2022.

5. Criteria for judging are as follows:

40% Choreography
50% Execution
10% Costume and “stage presence”


1. Finalists must be willing to go to the venue on December 30, 2022 for the rehearsal and briefing. They must also be willing to attend an earlier rehearsal should there be a joint stage.

2. Finalists may opt to use their audition piece or perform a new routine, as long as it’s still within the allotted time of 3.5-5 minutes. The final music must be emailed to the organizers on or before December 23, 2022.

3. Any changes in the line-up of members automatically disqualifies the group (unless one member cannot make it due to unforeseen circumstances). MEMBERS MUST BRING VALID IDs on the competition day. Performances beyond 5 minutes also automatically disqualify the contestants.

4. Criteria for judging are as follows:

30% Choreography
40% Execution
20% Costume and stage presence
10% Audience impact

The judges’ decision is final and cannot be appealed.

5. There will be one (1) runner up and one (1) champion for the Philippine Kpop Dance Battle Year 11.

Furthermore, the opening acts who will be performing in the morning will be selected from the auditionees.

Good luck, everyone! May the best dance crew win!

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