Modern Jive Points Index
My MJPI
About Competitions
Overview

Modern Jive competitions are fun! Judges from other dance styles are regularly impressed by the fun and friendly atmostphere.

While we do focus on the fun aspect, a competition is still a major logistical and technological challenge from initial planning and registration through to judging and final publication of results.

Setup

This stage comprises:

Structure
Definition of categories
Judging criteria for each category
Round and heat structure
Registration
Competition registration system
Competitor liaison
Seeding of competitors
Judges
Selection
Allocation of judges to events
Ranking of judges
Music
Selection of music
On The Day

This stage comprises:

Marshalling
Registering competitors
Filling the first round
Communication of heat entries
Competitor marshalling
Judge marshalling
Judging
Ranking
Data entry / scrutineering
Recalls to the next round
Processing results
Results
Communication of results
Access to scores if applicable
Competitor and judge feedback
Ranking Algorithms
Schulze Method
Skating System
Relative Placement