Judging Criteria

Judging Criteria

Marks Awarded

Technical 50% (Marks out 10)
• Routine (range of tricks, transitions and floor moves)
• Technical Ability of Tricks (difficulty and control of tricks performed)

Artistic 40% (Marks out of 10)
• Musicality, Timing and flow (musical interpretation, rhythm flow of routine throughout)

Presentation 10% (Marks out of 10)
• Personality (manner, enthusiasm and general character of the participant)
• Presence (how they engage the audience and judges
• Originality (level of individuality compared to other participants)
• Costume (look and suitability of the outfit)

2014 Judges TBC

2013 judges;

Nia Pearce

Nico was born on the French Caribbean Island Martinique. <br/> <br/> Nico graduated from University Lyon 3 with a degree in Foreign Languages , law and management but his real passion was else where.

Nico has been an autodidact of dance and martial arts from a young age, learning a variety of disciplines such as taekwondo , capoeira, street dancing. It’s only when moving to the UK in 2006 that he could fully express his passion and learnt contemporary dance and lyrical. After taking a pole dance class with THE FIRST Miss Pole Dance UK professional female champion, Elena Gibson, he simply fell in love with it. He was a finalist at the prestigious Aerial Pole International in Switzerland.

He’s also a certified Rep2 fitness instructor and has trained at the Houses Of Parliaments.

Mr Pole Fitness 2012, Mr Strong 2012 & Mr Pole Scotland 2013


Nanette, the owner and main instructor of Pole Position Fitness, York, is a fully qualified Vertical Dance Instructor.

Nanette trained and practiced for 2 years and became a fully qualified Vertical Dance Instructor in 2008 (the only accredited pole dance qualification) run by one of the world’s top Pole Fitness Instructors KT Coates. She is also qualified in Exercise to Music, First Aid and an active member of REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals).

Nan started running Pole classes at Fitness First in 2008 and 1 year later Iopened her studio in york.


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