Over P5 million in prizes up for grabs in country’s biggest student dance contest. After two successful seasons, Smart Prepaid has kicked off a much bigger Smart Jump In Dance-Off 3 competition this year, offering the best school dance crews over P5 million worth of prizes and a chance to become its brand ambassadors.
The largest interschool street dance competition in the country, the Smart Jump In Dance-Off competition aims to give student dance groups nationwide a bigger stage to showcase their dancing talent.
This is in line with the brand’s thrust to support the many different passions of the youth by inspiring them and providing venues where they can give their dreams a shot and turn them into reality.
Mega Crew format
Smart Jump In Dance-Off 3 levels up the challenge this year with a Mega Crew format, requiring a team of 16 to 25 student members per team enrolled in the same elementary, high school, or college – all subscribers of Smart Jump In SIM or regular Smart Prepaid.
Interested groups must make a two-minute video with all the members showing their best moves to their choice of music. The video must be in mp4, .mov, .flv, .mpeg, .wmv, or .avi format to be submitted online via the official contest site http://www.smart.com.ph/danceoff.
Online auditions until Aug. 17
The online auditions will run until August 17, 2015, Monday, and dance groups will be judged based on their visual and artistry (40 percent); technical execution (30 percent); and musicality (30 percent).
Those who will pass the online auditions will be invited to the live regional screenings in the different spots of the country in September.
The final teams will get a much-coveted opportunity to be coached by some of the country’s best dancers before finally battling it out in the grand finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on October 31.
The Jump In Dance Off 3 champion team and school will be awarded with P300,000 cash prize of. Meanwhile, the second and third winning teams and schools will have a total cash prize of P150,000 and P100,000 respectively.
In October last year, the University of the Philippines Los Banos’ Street Jazz Dance Company dominated the college category, while Miriam College’s all-girl dance troupe, Sayawatha, clinched a back-to-back victory in the high school category. Wesleyan University’s A1 took the championship for the elementary level
For more information about the competition, visit http://www.smart.com.ph/danceoff and follow the official Smart Jump In account on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SmartJumpIn) and official Smart Twitter account (@SMARTCares) for updates.