Competitor Rules & Regulations

Competitors will compete with one performance. There is only final round no preliminaries or semi-finals. 

Show length: 5 minutes for newcomers (rising stars) 8 minutes for elite (-10 points for every 10 seconds past limits)

Production set up time: 1 song set up and 1 song takedown (-10 points for every 30 seconds after limits.)

Coverage guidelines: minimum coverage pasties and thong. No genitals or nipples can be showing or you will be disqualified.

No overly explicit content. These shows are the act of the tease.

no aerial acts (chair dance is ok, no rigging will be available.  No Lyra, silks or pole dances. Props attached to portable poles for stability are ok. You must only be using the prop, if you pole dance (invert, climb, iron x ext..) you will be disqualified.)

no fire acts

You will be performing in a theatre or convention setting, crowd interaction off stage is prohibited. 

Competitors will be judged on the following categories:

story and audience comprehension

costume

prop use

production 

dance ability

originality

make up and hair

stage presence

and more!

THERE IS NO JUDGING CATEGORY BASED ON PHYSIQUE

High and low scores are thrown out. The remaining scores are averaged. No contestants can interact with judges the day before the event or they will be disqualified. 

Explanation of divisions and requirements:

Rising Star and Miss Burlesque International are reserved for not touring, non-professional burlesque entertainers who are seeking their first major title. 

Miss Fetish Burlesque world is reserved for an already well-established elite professional whom's show has been choreographed with a twist of alternative or neo-burlesque style and fetish influences.

Miss Burlesque world is reserved for an already well-established elite professional whom's show has choreographed with a Classique or neo-burlesque style with no fetish elements (whips, dominance, submission, ropes ext...). 

Application fees must be paid 30 days prior event date or you are not eligible to compete. There are limited positions to compete, your spot is not held until you finish registering by paying your fee. Competitors must show up "show ready" with gowns on at least 1-hour prior show start.

Competitors must behave professionally at all times or the HJ will disqualify you. The HJ may disqualify you for: overly explicit content, unprofessionalism, indecent exposure or more. 

All competitors are to remain backstage until after awards. All Competitors are to arrive in gowns and full makeup, you must also leave the event this way. 

REIGNING MISS BURLESQUE WORLD & MISS FETISH BURLESQUE WORLD cannot compete in the season of their title, they must return to worlds as a guest performer to donate a show and pass down their crown.- IF YOU FAIL TO SHOW, YOUR TITLE IS REVOKED by pageant series. This is a tradition of the pageant series for 56 years. 

REIGNING MISS BURLESQUE NORTH AMERICA cannot compete in the season of their title, they must return to Miss Burlesque North America as a guest performer to donate a show and pass down their crown. -IF YOU FAIL TO SHOW, YOUR TITLE IS REVOKED by pageant series. This is a tradition of the pageant series for 56 years. 

All registered participants will receive a competitor package outlining full rules and regulations as well as submission deadlines for music, concept, and costume.

No drugs or alcohol allowed inside the venue. All show concepts and costumes must be submitted to missburlesqueworlds@gmail.com for approval. 

CONTACT

LOCATION

Orlando, FL USA

Fredericton, NB CANADA

 

missburlesqueworlds@gmail.com

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