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Technique – are the lines straight, are moves between figures fast and fluid, are dancers in synch, does the stepping include either single step or cross polka (rant), does the team move well in the procession.
Performance – is the traditional dance actually traditional – our performance judge is willing to look at your notation long before the competition so that you can check you have a valid dance (You can upload the notation on your team web record, or tell us the name of the dance and the source you used for it – we suggest you do this early on. Any dance from the sources listed below is likely to count as traditional. If you have another dance that you believe is traditional, contact us and tell us all about it.); choreography of modern dance, interaction with audience, how is the director used in the procession, Wow factor, entrances and exits.
Costume – is it NW in style, is it clean and in good condition, does it fit well, is it uniform across the team, does it appeal to the audience, deportment (do they look smart, do they stand smartly).
Music – is the drummer on time, do the band sound good, do the band interact well with the dancers, does the music go well with the dance, do the audience respond well to the music, was a traditional tune used for the traditional dance.